Halloween is the time to scare yourself silly and as long as you’re not afraid of subtitles there are frights to be found outside of Hollywood! In this week’s blog we’re going to give you a sample of the foreign language horror films out there.

Now, we’re no film critics and there are so many different types of horror out there that these might not all be your cup of tea, but please do use the list as a jumping off point to explore the rich world of international film.

Grab your cushions to hide behind and let’s get started…
[•REC] – Spanish
Trolljegeren (Troll Hunter) – Norwegian
El espinazo del diablo (The Devil’s Backbone) – Spanish
ชัตเตอร์ กดติดวิญญาณ (Shutter) – Thai
Ōdishon (Audition) – Japanese
Haute Tension (High Tension) – French
Anatomie (Anatomy) – German
The Eye – Cantonese
Les yeux sans visage (Eyes without a face) – French
Låt den rätte komma in (Let the right one in) – Swedish
Ringu (Ring) – Japanese
Vargtimmen (Hour of the wolf) – Swedish
Martyrs – French
Sauna – Finnish
Død snø (Dead Snow) – Norwegian
Ils (Them) – French
Janghwa, Hongryeon (A Tale of Two Sisters) – Korean
Los ojos de Julia (Julia’s Eyes) – Spanish

We love to be spooked here at Wordfish so please let us know if you have a favourite film that isn’t listed here.