We’ve all seen our fair share of stereotypical horror movies in our day. The sort of movies that you watch with your friends when you’re 16 - they often include gruesome, disgusting gore, loud noises when things get scary, and the characters don't have a brain cell between them.
However, there are some films out there that don’t take quite such a cliched approach to their story. There are certain horror films that defy categorisation - they break the rules, and don’t fit into the set mould.
From the outset, these films look completely different. They aren’t the sort of horror films that dismantle and take apart the genre, like satires in the vein of Scream or The Cabin in the Woods, or genre hybrids like Shaun of the Dead or Get Out, but instead, horror films that don’t feel like horror films.
Oftentimes, these films don't get the attention and popularity they deserve, and fly under the radar. But, here, we will shine a light on 10 of the best horror films that break the genre...