In 2012, the horror movie, V/H/S slotted it’s way into cinemas. The found footage anthology film, composed of a collection of horror shorts, was designed to scare audiences witless.
Shortly after its release, V/H/S developed a loyal fan base and this in turn led to a series of V/H/S sequels and spin-offs. But how many V/H/S movies are there and what is the order of the movies?
For all the details and more, read on!
The V/H/S movies in order
To date, there are five V/H/S movies. The films in the V/H/S horror movie collection were released in this order:
- V/H/S (2012)
- V/H/S 2 (2013)
- V/H/S Viral (2014)
- SiREN (2016)
- V/H/S 94 (2021)
Are all of the V/H/S movies part of the same series?
The V/H/S movies break down as follows:
- The first three V/H/S movies – i.e. V/H/S, V/H/S 2, and V/H/S Viral – are part of the same series, and effectively follow on from each other.
- SiREN is a spin-off movie. It is based on the short, Amateur Night which appeared in 2012’s V/H/S.
- V/H/S 94 is a reboot of the movie series.
Who are the cast of the V/H/S movies?
Notable cast members in the V/H/S film series include: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Joe Swanberg, Lawrence Michael Levine, Patrick Lawrie, Justin Welborn, Chase Williamson and Hannah Fierman.
Are all the movies the work of the same director?
Due to the nature of the series, the majority of the V/H/S films have multiple directors.
The segments of V/H/S were directed by Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, and the team of Radio Silence.
The segments of V/H/S 2 were directed by Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sànchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, and Jason Eisener.
The segments of V/H/S Viral were directed by Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Nacho Vigalondo, Justin Benson, Aaron Scott Moorhead and Todd Lincoln.
Gregg Bishop directed SiREN.
What is the best V/H/S movie?
According to IMDb, the V/H/S films are ranked as follows:
- V/H/S 2 (2013) – 6/10
- V/H/S (2012) – 5.8/10
- SiREN (2016) – 5.3/10
- V/H/S Viral (2014) – 4.2/10
- V/H/S 94 (2021) – Not yet rated
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