The best psychic horror movies offer an unnerving sense of mystery. They deal with concepts that are both fascinating and scary. Whether it's psychokinesis movies, mind-reading movies, or scary telepathy movies, these fright films use the idea of amazing powers employed in a dangerous manner to jolt us right out of our seats.
Some of the top psychic horror movies include David Cronenberg's Scanners and Brian De Palma's Carrie, but there are plenty more. In each case, they rely on various forms of psychic phenomena as the basis for gripping stories about good and evil. Stephen King has several films on this list such as the aforementioned Carrie, The Dead Zone (starring Christopher Walken), The Shining and Firestarter starring Drew Barrymore.
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