You Don't Know What Scary Is Until You've Seen These 10 Japanese Horror Movies

Some of the most popular American horror movies are remakes of Japanese originals, and there’s a good reason for that: Films like Ringu (later remade as The Ring) and Ju-on: The Grudge (later remade as The Grudge) are truly terrifying. To gear up for fall—and to make sure we all get some use out of our night lights—we’re spotlighting 20 bone-chilling Japanese horror movies to watch in 2018. They give scary a whole new meaning; in fact, the DVD covers alone have been known to give us nightmares. From the straight-up harrowing to the psychologically upsetting, these are the best Japanese horror movies to stream right now.