Follow the faded yellow brick road and see where it goes? Well that seems to have been the idea behind some of the great horrors about brave youths backpacking in Europe and the rest of the world! Things don’t always seem to go to plan.
These scenery may be idyllic and you may be miles away from parents but at what cost?
These horrors will scare you to want to sit in your house and never leave! There are far more than 10 but these are among some of the best!
THE HILLS HAVE EYES
A family road trip takes a terrifying turn when the travelers become stranded in a barren atomic zone established by the U.S. government. However, the unlucky travelers discover to their horror that the wasteland is far from uninhabited, A band of bloodthirsty mutants prowls the area, and there is nothing they like better than fresh meat.
Open Water is a 2003 American psychological horror drama film. The story concerns an American couple who go scuba diving while on holiday in the Caribbean, only to find themselves stranded miles from shore in shark-infested waters when the crew of their boat accidentally leaves them behind.
TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE
A road trip movie that features a group of cannibals. In this one it’s a group of young people traveling through rural Texas where they’re hacked to pieces by a deranged family. Banned in many countries but was massively successful and returned almost 30,00,000 dollars.
The plot focuses on a group of backpackers in Brazil who find themselves in the clutches of an underground organ harvesting ring. It was shot in the Chapada Diamantina, a region of Bahia state, and in the Litoral Norte, the easternmost coastal part of São Paulo.
The story is familiar: fresh out of college, a group of five friends retreat to a remote cabin in the woods for one last week of partying-only to become snacks for a gruesome, flesh-eating virus. What’s surprising are the ingenious new deaths, which offer a fresh spin on a horror-comedy milestone.
BLAIR WITCH PROJECT
Found video footage tells the tale of three film students (Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams) who’ve traveled to a small town to collect documentary footage about the Blair Witch, a legendary local murderer.
THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE
The film tells the story of a German surgeon who kidnaps three tourists and joins them surgically, mouth to anus, forming a “human centipede”, a conjoined triplet. WARNING NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED!!
THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
The desire to find something real — to connect with something or someone — is what drives Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio), a young American backpacker who arrives in Thailand with adventure on his mind.
It is the first installment of the Hostel trilogy, followed by Hostel: Part II (2007) and Hostel: Part III (2011). The film tells the story of two college students traveling across Europe, who find themselves preyed upon by a mysterious group that tortures and kills kidnapped victims.