The 10 best Horror Anthologies

God, there should be more of them, amirite?
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1.
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die. (92 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
“ Number one slot was hard, but this is sort of like THE classic horror anthology movie. ” - amelia-harvey
 
2.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
“ The new Creepshow. So great. Best Halloween movie ever. ” - amelia-harvey
 
3.
Creepshow (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s. (120 mins.)
“ My favorite bit is the last one. Fun movie. ” - amelia-harvey
 
4.
Three... Extremes (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
“ Watch this, if for any reason, for "Dumplings" ” - amelia-harvey
 
5.
Dead of Night (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales. (103 mins.)
“ Trippy ” - amelia-harvey
 
6.
Kwaidan (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes. (183 mins.)
 
7.
Black Sabbath (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an... (92 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
“ Mario Bava can do no wrong. ” - amelia-harvey
 
8.
Trilogy of Terror II (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Three short tales of terror including: woman's encounter when attempting to rob a grave; the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and tale of an African doll who comes to life. (90 mins.)
Director: Dan Curtis
“ So, I had trouble choosing which one to put on this list but I decided this one is more entertaining and if it had Karen Black it'd be better than the original. ” - amelia-harvey
 
9.
The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the UK. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Duffell
“ Score one again for peter cushing ” - amelia-harvey
 
10.
From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In a small Tennessee town, an historian relates four horror stories to a reporter. (99 mins.)
Director: Jeff Burr
“ Vincent Price makes this movie ” - amelia-harvey