The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time (In Alphabetical Order)

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1.
28 Days Later... (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. (113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ danny boyle is a great director and it was a good story. The sequel is very strong as well. ” - gingersnps
 
2.
Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ It is up for debate but the original is my favorite of the alien films. It is more horror to me while the sequel while great is more of an action film. Ripley is an iconic character in horror. ” - gingersnps
 
3.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ It is more of an action-horror picture but still a classic no doubt. ” - gingersnps
 
4.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. (117 mins.)
“ It is a bit dated but I will never forget "Get Out!" ” - gingersnps
 
5.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ One of the greatest werewolf films ever made. ” - gingersnps
 
6.
Anguish (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A controlling mother uses telepathic powers to send her middle-aged son on a killing spree. (86 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
“ Again, anything horror related that happens inside a movie theater will creep me out since i work at one. ” - gingersnps
 
7.
Army of Darkness (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home. (81 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ i know it's horror comedy but i am considering films with any type of horror element in them. The Evil Dead Films are just classics. ” - gingersnps
 
8.
Audition (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ I think the movie is a bit overrated but the last 20 minutes are what makes the film. ” - gingersnps
 
9.
Battle Royale (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ It is probably more action than anything else but it is probably my favorite foreign film of all time. ” - gingersnps
 
10.
Black Christmas (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ This one is probably a bit overrated as well but you cannot argue that there are some memorable moments and it helped start the slasher film craze. ” - gingersnps
 
11.
Blade II (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires. (117 mins.)
“ It is my favorite of the series ” - gingersnps
 
12.
Bloodlust: Subspecies III (1994 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Still in the thrall of the evil vampire Radu, Michelle yearns to be taught the skills of the vampire. Meanwhile, her sister Becky tries to free her from his evil clutches, and this time, she's brought some help. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
“ again Radu is awesome! This is probably my favorite Subspecies film. It would've been a perfect ending to the series they should've skipped on part 4. ” - gingersnps
 
13.
Body Snatchers (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama. (87 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ "Where You Gonna Go? Where You Gonna Hide? Nowhere 'Cause there's no one like you left! Meg Tilly is super creepy in this film. I really like this movie. ” - gingersnps
 
14.
The Brood (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders. (92 mins.)
“ I remember wanting to see this movie because of the clips from Terror in the Aisles. I am a sucker for creepy kids in horror. I mean they are sorta kids right? ” - gingersnps
 
15.
Cabin Fever (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals. (93 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ this is the only eli roth movie i can actually say i like. I don't like the parts with the little kid i feel he coulda been left out of the movie. The leg shaving scene just makes you wince. The ending is pretty cool too. I hate happy endings in horror films argh! ” - gingersnps
 
16.
Candyman (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth. (99 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
“ Clive Barker knows how to write! Tony Todd was perfect casting as Candyman. Oooh that voice of his is creepy... ” - gingersnps
 
17.
Carrie (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Classic stephen king adaptation. Piper Laurie was definitely robbed of an oscar. ” - gingersnps
 
18.
Cemetery Man (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A cemetery man must kill the dead a second time when they become zombies. (105 mins.)
Director: Michele Soavi
“ A nice blend of horror and comedy. I love his assistant Gnaghi! ” - gingersnps
 
19.
Child's Play (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Holland
“ I am also a sucker for creepy toys/dolls in horror films. Brad Dourif's voice talents make this film. ” - gingersnps
 
20.
Children of the Corn (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 must be killed. (92 mins.)
Director: Fritz Kiersch
“ Isaac and Malachai are definitely two memorable characters and again I am a sucker for the creepy horror children. ” - gingersnps
 
21.
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.)
“ I don't like a couple of the stories but the ones that I do make it worthy to go on my list. :-) ” - gingersnps
 
22.
Cube (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
“ Another that is questionable whether it is horror or not but I will say that the entire series is pretty strong. I like all the films in the series. ” - gingersnps
 
23.
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. (127 mins.)
“ While it is not my favorite Romero zombie film it is undoubtedly a classic zombie film. ” - gingersnps
 
24.
Day of the Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies. (96 mins.)
“ I am definitely in the minority but this is my favorite Romero zombie film. Bub is the best zombie character ever and I feel as though this is the most realistic of how a majority people would act (ever man for themselves bad communication etc.) ” - gingersnps
 
25.
Dead & Buried (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life. (94 mins.)
Director: Gary A. Sherman
“ I saw this on tv and at first I thought it was gonna be yet another cheesy 80's film. I was surprised of how good it was actually. If you haven't seen this film give it a shot. ” - gingersnps
 
26.
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.)
“ One of the best anthology films (another of my weaknesses) ever made. The ventriloquist story is the best and the creepiest! ” - gingersnps
 
27.
Dead Silence (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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
“ Again I love the toys/dolls in horror and Mary Shaw was a neat character. There were some creepy moments I was impressed of how good it was. The ending was amazing as well! ” - gingersnps
 
28.
The Dead Zone (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability. (103 mins.)
“ Another good Stephen King adaptation. Christopher Walken is good as always. Again, I like the ending. The Ice is Gonna Break! ” - gingersnps
 
29.
The Descent (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. (99 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
“ Without question one of the best horror films of the 2000's. Amazing! ” - gingersnps
 
30.
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover. (106 mins.)
“ I loved the way the ghost looked. The blood coming out of the bullet was brilliant. Del Toro has yet to disappoint me. ” - gingersnps
 
31.
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
“ It is brutal without question but I prefer it over House of 1000 Corpses. Sheriff Wydell was a great character just seeking justice. ” - gingersnps
 
32.
Dog Soldiers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness. (105 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
“ Another great werewolf film. I was not expecting much when i saw it premiere on the sci-fi channel but I was in for a treat it turned out. ” - gingersnps
 
33.
Dolls (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers and their haunted collection of dolls. (77 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Part creepy...Part funny...Part cheesy. Dolls has it all. Pure 80's and I love every minute of it. ” - gingersnps
 
34.
Dracula (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ I liked Gary Oldman as Dracula. I seem to like a lot of Winona Ryder films as well (Heathers, Beetlejuice, Reality Bites, Girl Interrupted all great films) ” - gingersnps
 
35.
Dracula 2000 (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A group of thieves break into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself, who travels to New Orleans to find his nemesis' daughter, Mary Van Helsing. (99 mins.)
Director: Patrick Lussier
“ I like the spin on vampire lore and I still cannot believe that that is Gerard Butler. It is mind boggling. ” - gingersnps
 
36.
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. (99 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ it was in a way ruined for me since I saw the ending before seeing the film but it is classic Sam Raimi and a wild ride for sure! ” - gingersnps
 
37.
Event Horizon (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
“ I normally do not like sci-fi/horror but this one works for me. Some definite creepy moments in this one. ” - gingersnps
 
38.
The Evil Dead (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ The original and the best in my opinion. ” - gingersnps
 
39.
Evil Dead II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. (84 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Basically a remake of the original with more comedy. Most people's favorites of the series. It's not mine but still awesome. Bruce Campbell is amazing at physical comedy. ” - gingersnps
 
40.
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.)
“ A classic in every way. ” - gingersnps
 
41.
The Exorcist III (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased 'Gemini' serial killer, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward. (110 mins.)
“ definitely one of my favorites. It has one of the scariest movie moments in film any one who has seen it knows what i am talking about. Highly underrated! ” - gingersnps
 
42.
The Eye (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realized she could even see ghosts. (99 mins.)
“ The remake is garbage and it changed the ending part of what made the original so great. It is one of the creepiest foreign horror movies ever made. ” - gingersnps
 
43.
Final Destination (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one. (98 mins.)
Director: James Wong
“ It was a creative premise and i appreciate horror films that don't have to throw around a bunch of nudity etc. ” - gingersnps
 
44.
The Fog (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Again the remake is garbage. Anytime it is foggy outside i warn people to watch out for zombie pirates and very few get my reference. ” - gingersnps
 
45.
Frankenstein (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ My Favorite of the Universal Horror Films. ” - gingersnps
 
46.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results. (108 mins.)
“ Vampires and Quentin Tarantino! What's not to love? This is also my favorite George Clooney role. So many good quotes... so little time. ” - gingersnps
 
47.
Ginger Snaps (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf. (108 mins.)
Director: John Fawcett
“ My greatest success in a movie rental that i had known nothing about. One of my favorite werewolf films of all time and it's probably in my top 20 horror films in general. Love It! ” - gingersnps
 
48.
The Gravedancers (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist. (95 mins.)
Director: Mike Mendez
“ best after dark film so far in my opinion. the very end was kinda silly but the rest was very good. ” - gingersnps
 
49.
Grindhouse (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them. (191 mins.)
“ I loved the 2 movies in 1 concept and both were pretty strong films. The made up trailers steal the show though. ” - gingersnps
 
50.
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
51.
Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Top 5 horror movies of all time for sure! I love how simple yet effective it is. ” - gingersnps
 
52.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him? (88 mins.)
“ My favorite of the sequels. I loved the look and feel of it. ” - gingersnps
 
53.
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again. (97 mins.)
Director: Tony Randel
“ One of the only sequels in horror that is as good as or even better than the original. ” - gingersnps
 
54.
Hellraiser (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ Pinhead is a horror icon. Clive Barker is the man. I've met him in person and he was super nice one of the best experiences i have meeting a horror movie personality. ” - gingersnps
 
55.
High Tension (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror. (91 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ I like the movie a lot but I am not sure if i like the "twist" ending or not. Still undecided about that but it's a good film anyhow. ” - gingersnps
 
56.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. (107 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ I actually prefer the remake to the original (although i do miss the presence of Michael Berryman) although it is a little too brutal when it doesnt need to be. ” - gingersnps
 
57.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past. (93 mins.)
Director: William Malone
“ A Creepy Haunted House flick until the last 20 minutes. I hated the ending and how it goes from creepy doctor to cloud monster. lol. ” - gingersnps
 
58.
Identity (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one. (90 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ I like the twist ending and the cast is very solid. ” - gingersnps
 
59.
Insidious (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ i can't help it. i just really enjoyed this film! ” - gingersnps
 
60.
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational. (95 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ the most notable of John Carpenter's later films. Some genuine creepy moments as well. ” - gingersnps
 
61.
It (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown. (192 mins.)
“ Love the 1st half when they become adults it becomes a little too comical. I do not like the ending at all. But Pennywise sure is creepy. ” - gingersnps
 
62.
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree. (90 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ I thought the creeper was a solid villain. I loved that the characters were brother/sister so you didn't need a love story to distract from the plot. another strong ending as well. ” - gingersnps
 
63.
Lady in White (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl. (113 mins.)
Director: Frank LaLoggia
“ it's not pure horror but i love the halloween setting. I remember it being creepy as a kid not so much now but it's a solid little ghost movie. ” - gingersnps
 
64.
Let the Right One In (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ The original and remake are both very good. ” - gingersnps
 
65.
The Lost Boys (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ one of the best vampire films ever! classic 80's yet again. Cry Little Sister is one of the best horror movie theme songs. ” - gingersnps
 
66.
May (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucky McKee
“ I love quirky Angela Bettis. It is hard to describe this movie you just have to see it for yourself. ” - gingersnps
 
67.
Misery (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ I never thought i'd see Kathy Bates win an Oscar for a horror film but it was definitely well deserved. Cringe worthy scene everyone knows from this film indeed. ” - gingersnps
 
68.
The Night Flier (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A reporter is on the trail of a vampiric murderer who travels by plane. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Pavia
“ one of my favorite of the less popular stephen king adaptations. good vampire story. ” - gingersnps
 
69.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt the remain safe from these flesh eating monsters. (96 mins.)
“ classic zombie film. Controversial ending to say the least. ” - gingersnps
 
70.
Nightbreed (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity. (102 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ A favorite of the monster movies. Clive Barker is so creative and can make a monster movie seem so relatable. ” - gingersnps
 
71.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ Freddy Kruger is an iconic villain but this was creepy freddy not wise cracking freddy from everything after Dream Warriors. ” - gingersnps
 
72.
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
“ Another one of the best anthology films out there and you get Vincent Price. What more can you ask for? ” - gingersnps
 
73.
The Omen (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son? (111 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ another movie where the remake is crap. Another solid film series though. I like the 1st 3 a lot the fourth made for tv one i can take or leave. ” - gingersnps
 
74.
The Orphanage (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ I wish Tomas was in the film more but it's very atmospheric and effective. I made the trip out of town to see this in a theater and it was well worth it. ” - gingersnps
 
75.
Pet Sematary (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
“ I can pretty much quote this movie entirely. Zelda is so creepy I just can't talk about it. I am going to a reunion for this movie in November and couldn't be more excited. ” - gingersnps
 
76.
Phantasm II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work. (97 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
“ My favorite of the series. It doesn't seem as dated as the original. Tall Man is a classic villain. ” - gingersnps
 
77.
Popcorn (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A murderer begins killing off teenagers at a horrorthon they have organized in an abandoned theater. (91 mins.)
Director: Mark Herrier
“ horror movies and movie theater enough said. It would be a cool remake i think though. ” - gingersnps
 
78.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
“ I don't even need to justify this entry on the list. another strong ending. ” - gingersnps
 
79.
Pumpkinhead (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston
“ I love Pumpkinhead. Stan Winston was amazing here. ” - gingersnps
 
80.
Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A puppeteer's ability to bring inanimate objects to life attracts the attention of the Nazis during World War II. (86 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
“ My Favorite of the Series. Full Moon's Puppet Master and Subspecies Series are my weakness. ” - gingersnps
 
81.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (104 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Horror Comedy at it's finest. Jeffrey Combs is brilliant ” - gingersnps
 
82.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
“ Tar Man Rules! A Great Non-Romero Zombie Film ” - gingersnps
 
83.
The Ring (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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
“ They had me at the ending for sure. I prefer the remake. Creepy visuals in this film without question. ” - gingersnps
 
84.
Salem's Lot (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A novelist and a young horror fan attempt to save a small New England town which has been invaded by vampires. (184 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ classic vampire film. ” - gingersnps
 
85.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ I am not for the torture horror films really but the ending alone makes it worthy of the list ” - gingersnps
 
86.
Scream (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Sidney, attempting to cope with her mother's mysterious murder, and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by an unknown killer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ it is a bit overrated but it did renew interest in horror films in the 90's so i'll give it some respect. ” - gingersnps
 
87.
Session 9 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back. (100 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
“ I like insane asylums in horror films as well they are just creepy. This film just got under my skin a bit. I really like it. ” - gingersnps
 
88.
Se7en (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
89.
The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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
“ Classic what else do i need to say. No one can say the girls are not creepy. ” - gingersnps
 
90.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ i am not sure if i consider this horror but it is a terrific film with well deserved oscar wins. ” - gingersnps
 
91.
The Stand (1994 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil. (361 mins.)
“ One of the best King adaptations without question. ” - gingersnps
 
92.
The Stepfather (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After murdering his entire family, a man remarries a widow with a teenage daughter in another town and prepares to do it all over again. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
“ No one can replace Terry O'Quinn's madness nice try whatever your name is in the remake. ” - gingersnps
 
93.
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
“ probably my favorite anthology film of all time. all of the stories are very solid. ” - gingersnps
 
94.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ dated but classic ” - gingersnps
 
95.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family. (85 mins.)
Director: Jeff Burr
“ My favorite of the sequels. My favorite portrayal of Leatherface and gotta love seeing the backwoods Viggo Mortensen. ” - gingersnps
 
96.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ one of the greatest remakes ever. ” - gingersnps
 
97.
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.)
“ sam is a new horror movie icon. I love horror films with different stories and halloween is my favorite holiday so my love is only natural. ” - gingersnps
 
98.
The Ugly (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state. (93 mins.)
Director: Scott Reynolds
“ It's creepy. I enjoy the black blood of the ghosts it was neat. ” - gingersnps
 
99.
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again. (97 mins.)
Director: Fred Walton
“ The beginning of this film is especially effective! I even like when a stranger calls back! ” - gingersnps
 
100.
Zombie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ zombie vs shark what else is there to say? ” - gingersnps