April 14, 2024

Top 8 Hidden Horror Rooms

Who could forget the famous Treehouse of Terror featuring Bart Simpson’s evil twin brother Hugo?  Or how the A Nightmare on Elm Street series featured not one but two secret rooms that Freddy hid his secrets?

The Disappointments Room (2016)

With the release of The Disappointments Room today, I got to thinking more and more about hidden rooms in horror movies.  In The Disappointments Room, a woman named Dana (Kate Beckinsale) finds a hidden room in her house.  After unlocking it, she releases an incomprehensible evil into her dream house.

Here are the top 8 ways that horror movies or shows have used hidden rooms in their films:

(1)  The Amityville Horror (Red Room)

(2)  Flowers in the Attic

(3)  Freddy’s Hidden Room (A Nightmare on Elm Street, 2010)

(4)  Hugo (The Simpsons)

(5)  The Hive (Resident Evil)

(6) The Pit (Silence of the Lambs)

(7)  The Cabin in the Woods

(8) Dawn of the Dead


I love horror movies, and I have since I was young. My favorite genre is the zombie genre, but it has completely been overdone in the last few years. I'm not a big fan of the horror movie formula, and I love it when a director turns it on its head. Please follow me on twitter (@_trapjaw_) and like me on facebook (scaretissuetrapjaw) for updates and to be immediately informed of new posts/projects.

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