The Most Amazing Horror Movie Soundtracks

It is the sound that matters...truly crucial for a horror movie
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1.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ The soundtrack tubular bells doesnt sound that creepy but it has a track, "the night of electric insects"..a must-hear for every horror movie fan..it is so arrogant and creepy, maybe you wouldnt have heard an instrument like violin go so BAD ” - mukkund4
 
2.
The Shining (1980)
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A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Although the soundtracks created for the movie were replaced for some older classical compilations, the whole movie is kind of a "horror musical" with the creepy-mischief ringing in your ears throughout the movie ” - mukkund4
 
3.
The Thing (1982)
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A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Its ringing leather belts are a signature...the silence of the antarctic couldnt be more creepily musical.. ” - mukkund4
 
4.
The Ring (2002)
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A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. (115 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ Hans Zimmer is amazingly talented to have scored such a neurotic soundtrack for this one. It really suits the whole feel of the movie...Its all electronic screechy, high pitched."She never sleeps" is outstanding.awesome ” - mukkund4
 
5.
Saw (2004)
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Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ Charlie Clouser is fabulous with "Hello Adam", Zepp Overature...Dead on Dashing ” - mukkund4
 
6.
Dead Silence (2007)
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A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist. (89 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ Very creepy and sexy soundscore by Charlie Clouser... with all those baby playthings n toys rattling, gives you the heart stopping rush ” - mukkund4
 
7.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (137 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Those lullabies are really unsettling..nothing was as extraordinary about this movie as Rosemary Woodhouse and her lullaby ” - mukkund4