Horror is one of the most profitable genres in cinema. His films, in general, are cheap and they are very successful at the box office. Also, they have an effect on who sees them. A company seeks to know which movie causes the most fear and, for that, it launched a proposal: will pay you $ 1300 whoever sees 13 horror movies premiered in recent years to know the physical sensation that each one produces in the audience.
Through your website, the company FinanceBuzz explained that they are looking for people who are willing to see the films “Scariest there is”, while using a device that records the pulsations they have.
Actor Tobin Bell in The Fear Game. (Photo: Video capture)
Of all the different types of movies that hit the big screen, movies in the horror genre are the most profitable, regardless of the budget established to film them. For a movie to make your hair stand on end and give you the creeps, it’s not just about high-end special effects and scares CGI. Most of the time, horror films are scary because of their history ”, explains the company, about the reasons that led it to make this analysis.
It details that it is not a question of budget, but of plot. “Some of the movies of slasher Most spectacular and terrifying thrillers were made with little compared to superhero sequels and well-known franchises. In 2007, Paranormal activity was produced with only 15 thousand dollars and raised more than 193 million dollars at the box office, “he explained.
The protagonists of “Get Out” in a sequence from the Jordan Peele film.By: Universal | Blumhouse
The project attempts to reach a conclusion by the end of October, a few days before Halloween. “In honor of the next spooky season, we at FinanceBuzz are dying to know whether high-budget horror movies deliver stronger scares than low-budget ones,” explained the firm.
That’s why FinanceBuzz chose a mix of films from high and low budget to analyze the heart rate of each participant in the experiment. In addition to the 1,300 dollars, the company will pay you 50 dollars so that you can cover the cost of the streaming that you have to pay to see the productions. Those who participate have until October 18 to see all the films.
The 13 films chosen are films that were produced in recent years: The game of fear, Terror en Amityville, A place in silence, A silent place: part 2, candy man, The night of the devil (Insidious, in English), Sinister, The Blair Witch project, Huye!, The night of atonement, Halloween (the 2018 version), Paranormal activity and Annabelle.