We often tend to say that you shouldn’t show horror films to your children, that the violent images can traumatize them or at least disturb them for a long time. We are fine psychologists and we can tell you that it is completely advisable to show horror films to your children for their good development. For this, we give you some elements of explanation of the most cult horror films.
WARNING: ALL THE MOVIES BELOW ARE SPOILED TO THE CORE.
1. The Human Centipede
“So, it’s the story of a gentleman, he wants to do experiments like you with your toys, except that he wants to do them with humans. Suddenly, one day there are two girls who are struggling in the middle of the forest and they come to see him to ask for help. But the gentleman in fact will rather hang the mouth of one of the girls on the buttocks of a gentleman and the mouth of the other girl on the buttocks of the first girl. In short, when you make your dolls do weird things, that’s where it can lead you my little Louise. »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 9/10, because you learn a lot about anatomy.
“In this film, a villain (or a villain, hihi ^^) kills a lot of people with a big kitchen knife, but in particular all of Sidney’s friends. To wonder if she is not bad luck. And for good reason, Sidney will have to search among his surviving friends to understand who really wants him. This film is above all a quest on human relations, the construction of oneself in relation to others. Remember to always listen to your heart my little Dylan. »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 6/10, because it teaches you to always be wary of your friends.
“A lady journalist (kind of local Elise Lucet) is reporting on a firefighting team in Madrid. They thus arrive in a building where a granny seems a little disoriented. And then afterwards, in fact, they all get eaten by the living dead because of a possessed little girl on the top floor who ended up infecting other people. That’s why you always have to finish your plate and do your homework, right my little Emma? »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 8/10 for giving him linguistic bases in Spanish and arousing in him journalistic vocations.
4. The Visit
“Two children are going on vacation for the first time in their lives with their grandparents whom they had never met before because of a falling out with their mother. Great vacation in perspective! Well in this case the real grandparents were murdered by two old psychopaths who replaced them in secret and are downright freaking out. That’s why Maximilien, you must always love your parents because if one day you get confused with them and you don’t see them anymore, they risk being killed by naughty people who will pretend to be fake grandparents and will try to kill your children too. »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 10/10, because it shows that you have to visit your grandparents more often.
5. The Others
“In 1945 in an old house, a single mother educates her children who cannot be exposed to daylight. Small problem the house seems haunted! The mother freaks out a little especially when the so-called ghosts saw all the curtains of the barracks which could kill her little ones. Except that actually no. Everyone died from the start, the mother killed her kids on a blood stroke and the noises they perceive as manifestations of ghosts are in fact the noises emitted by the real living who have moved into the mansion. All that to say that when mum isn’t happy, don’t mess with her, otherwise watch out for the pillow! Understood Nicholas? »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 7/10, if ever your children are afraid of ghosts, they can now tell themselves that they may be the ghosts.
“A little boy moves in with his parents in a large luxury hotel to keep it going during the winter before its access is blocked by snow. He often talks on his little finger and sees not-so-fun things like blood slicks in the hallways, creepy binoculars and a whole bunch of ghosts. But the worst part of all this is her daddy who struggles to write his novel and ends up chasing everyone with a big axe. You see, when dad tells you not to disturb him when he’s working, that’s what can happen. »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 6/10 for teaching him how to find his way around a maze, which can be very useful in the event of a family crisis.
7. Chucky (all movies)
“Well then, we’re not going to squirm with derche Jornanien (yes, well, there must be children called Jordanian). No need to go into details. It’s about a doll possessed by a psychopathic serial killer. Result of the races: the doll bumps into everyone. So the easiest thing is to stop buying dolls. Or toys for that matter. »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 10/10. No, you won’t have a new doll for next Christmas.
“You see Capucine, when mum tells you that you have to wait 3 hours after lunch to go swimming, well, there you have a good example of what can happen when you bathe in full digestion. »
Level of compatibility of the film with a child (under 5 years old): 4/10, indeed the message conveyed by this film will have difficulty being perceived by young children, especially if they do not yet know how to swim and are not used to bathing on their own.