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16 Problems Only Horror Movie Fanatics Will Understand

It takes a lot of effort to love this much gore.

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1. You’re used to receiving strange looks whenever you tell someone how much you love the genre.

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What? You don't like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre?

2. You try and hide your passion for horror from your school/work colleagues but can't seem to keep quiet.

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Pro tip: You probably shouldn't talk about serial killers in public.

3. You've watched A LOT of B-grade films in order to find a decent one.

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It's a long process.

4. You still get frustrated when you see characters make poor decisions.

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No, you probably shouldn't go into the basement, just a small snippet of advice.

5. You were probably way too young when you saw your first horror film.

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But it spawned your love for the genre.

6. You've fought with people about which version of a movie is better - the original or the remake.

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... And know the original almost always wins.

7. You'll fight to the death to defend your favourite horror film.

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"The Exorcist still holds up, you shut your mouth!"

8. No matter how much blood is shed on screen, there never seems to be enough for you.

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"I demand more gore!"

9. You've watched every horror franchise under the sun but still want more.

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Seven films in one franchise simply isn't enough.

10. You don't care when a human dies in a film, but you'll fall to pieces if a dog does.

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"HOW COULD YOU DO SUCH A THING?"

11. You don't understand why people bother with other holidays when Halloween is clearly the best.

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It's also a great excuse to talk your friends into watching every creepy movie you own.

12. You know how heartbreaking it is to find out your significant other hates horror.

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It's the ultimate betrayal really.

13. Your search history includes some pretty inappropriate movie titles.

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"I was looking up Cannibal Holocaust and I Spit on Your Grave for a friend, I swear."

14. You hate that the genre rarely gets taken seriously.

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"There's more to horror than Paranormal Activity you know."

15. You constantly feel like you have to convince people you're not a psychopath.

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Watching fictional films doesn't make you a bloodthirsty murderer tbh.

16. But at the end of the day, you're still proud to be a horror movie fanatic.

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And that's certainly not a problem.