There are a lot of horror books that
have been made into movies. Some of these include Jane eyre, Jaws, and Alice through
the Looking Glass.
There are, of course, so
many more, and you can read most of their titles below.
Jane Eyre is a book written by
Charlotte Bronte in the late 1800's. It is about a orphan girl who has a nightmare
existance in the orphanage and when she grows up, is sent to be a teacher to a little girl
that lives with her father in a giant castle-looking house. There is a terrible
secret behind the wailing coming from the attic, a secret that threatens her life....
There have been at least four movies made of this story, the ones
in black and white are more shadowy and gloomy and scarey..
A huge killer shark appears
suddenly in Cape Cod, Massachussets. At first the people of the town try to ignore
it, but when people start to die from shark attacks, people can't pretend it's not
The book, by Peter Benchley, was a best-seller; but the movie, by
Steven Spielberg, had all the blood in color, plus the camera angles and sound that made
the audience feel the shark sneaking up, which was very terrifying.
Alice Through the Looking Glass-
Some people were surprised to find
this classic book by Lewis Carroll included here. There are several movies of the story; the most famous is
Walt Disney's. But I saw a version of this when I was a little kid and it was very
frightening. It Being trapped in a weird world where nothing makes sense and you
can't find your way, is like one long nightmare.
SOME OTHER BOOKS THAT BECAME HORROR MOVIES:
Frankenstein (and many sequels) Mary Shelley
Dracula (there have been at least 5
of this)Bram Stoker
Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe
Interview with a Vampire, Anne Rice
The Exorcist, William Peter Blatty
Poltergeist and more ...