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    16 Problems Only Horror Movie Fanatics Will Understand

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

    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.

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