Point light vs spot light vs rector light, what's the difference?

I only know very little about them light types but when it comes to making realistic lighting for an horror game what type of light is best to use?

Point lights are spherical and emit in all directions.
Spot Lights are … Spot lights? They only emitt into a certain direction and a certain angle.
Rect Lights are Rectangular Lights and should be used for Areas like Monitors or LED panels.

A FlashLight is basically a Spot Light