Horror movies are big business, but that doesn't mean you need big-name directors or stars. All it takes to make an effective horror film is a great premise, a bold vision and many, many late nights.

Among the greatest recent additions to the genre are "It Follows" and "The Babadook," low-budget movies that created a big, disturbing impact.

Here are 11 indie horror films you might have missed.
The Babadook Movie Poster
The Babadook
Based on 34 critics

A troubled widow (Essie Davis) discovers that her son is telling the truth about a monster that entered... Read More

It Follows Movie Poster
It Follows
Based on 37 critics

After carefree teenager Jay (Maika Monroe) sleeps with her new boyfriend, Hugh (Jake Weary), for the... Read More

categories Movies, Horror