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The Best Horror Movies About Travel Gone Wrong 

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Updated October 24, 2019 2.4k votes 562 voters 39.5k views 26 items

List Rules Vote up the top horror films in which a fun, carefree vacation turned into a violent, gory nightmare.

A road trip can be a blast - that is, until a chainsaw wielding maniac enters the picture. Then, the vacation's over. The best horror movies about travel gone wrong feature characters out of their element and fighting for their lives. This is a list of the top vacation horror movies including everything from The Cabin in the Woods to Wolf Creek to Joy Ride.

What films will you find on this list of the best horror movies about traveling? In The Evil Dead, a trip that should have been a fun getaway turns into a living nightmare when a group of friends accidentally resurrect a demon. Sam Raimi wrote and directed this classic horror film starring Bruce Campbell. The Shallows is another frightening film about a horrific vacation, this time involving the real-world threat of a hungry shark. Eli Roth's 2005 film Hostel sent a chill down the spine of anyone who has taken backpacking vacations through Europe. Other good films featured here include Vacancy, The Ruins, and A Lonely Place to Die.

Which horror movies about travelers deserve the top spots on the list? Vote your favorites towards the top, and add any terrifying travel flicks that are missing.

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Mary is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movies About Travel Gone Wrong
Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Owen Teague

Released: 2019

Directed by: Michael Goi

Mary is a 2019 American horror film directed by Michael Goi. A family renovates a boat in hopes of starting a boat chartering business only find out that the boat is haunted.