Back in the day, I was essentially scared of pretty much everything. You couldn’t even pay me to watch a horror movie. When I was growing up, horror films were all about the shock value you could get from gore, and just reading about the antics in Saw had me set on the idea that I’d never be a horror fan. Then one day, I stumbled across The Shining on TV and I realized horror didn’t have to scar you for life and there was a lot of fun in a good scare. Horror movies that are light on gore and take a more psychological route to a scare will stick with you but not leave you trembling in fear. If you’re interested in checking out the horror genre, keep reading to see some of the best horror movies for beginners.