The 40 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen 2

This list is designed for those who are fatigued with the same old business as usual horror movies being churned out in hollywood these days. Personally I can't stand them anymore so I'm on a continuous search for the ones that got away if you know what I mean. I'm sure that even the most fanatical horror movie buff can find something of interest here.
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1.
Scarecrows (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows. (83 mins.)
Director: William Wesley
“ This movie isn't going to change your life or anything but it's a great slasher with some unusual concepts thrown in. If you have a few bucks to spend you should pick this one up. It doesn't disappoint. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
2.
Madhouse (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works. (91 mins.)
Director: William Butler
“ Lance Henrikson plays a stint in this and the movie is worth the viewing just for him alone. Some great ideas in a well made blood-fest. Very worth the time. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
3.
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter. (86 mins.)
“ An old classic that introduced me to Vincent Price years ago. With Vincent Price you really can't go wrong. On a side note I'm having a difficult time finding an earlier source for the zombie mythos in American cinema. If any have found one please let me know. According to Wikipedia this movie is public domain. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
4.
AM1200 (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Haunted by recent events and on the run, a man finds himself the unwitting pawn of a possessed evangelical radio station and like his unfortunate predecessor must ask himself whether it is better to reign in hell than serve in heaven. (39 mins.)
Director: David Prior
“ A lovecraftian short film that's got to be one of the most original I've seen to date. The only place to buy it that I can find is through the maker's website which you can find through imdb. If this kind of film interests you I have another list called "the lovecraft legend" that's nothing but Lovecraftian movies...some hard to find. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
5.
On Edge (1999 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(15 mins.)
Director: Frazer Lee
“ A very short film with Mr. Doug Bradley. You can find this and #6 through Amazon. Worth the bucks. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
6.
Red Lines (2002 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Doug Bradley (PINHEAD from HELLRAISER) stars in a chilling horror short about a school dentention gone horribly wrong. (7 mins.)
Director: Frazer Lee
“ Same as #5. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
7.
Right at Your Door (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud. (96 mins.)
Director: Chris Gorak
“ An apocalyptic tale. Definitely worth a viewing. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
8.
Outpost (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In war-torn Eastern Europe, a world-weary group of mercenaries discover a long-hidden secret in an abandoned WWII bunker. (90 mins.)
Director: Steve Barker
“ Military-horror. In my opinion producers don't make enough of these things. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
9.
The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon... (87 mins.)
Director: D.J. Webster
“ This movie is your thing if you're into the sci-fi horror genre. It's not as good as some other choices out there but if you can find it you should buy it while you can. It's only available on VHS. It's good for at least a couple of scares. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
10.
The Believers (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A New York psychiatrist finds that a satanic cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son. (114 mins.)
“ Martin Sheen and Voodoo. If that doesn't peak your interest...I don't know what will. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
11.
The Burning (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. (91 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
“ Surprisingly good for a slasher of the era. Worth at least a viewing. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
12.
Shadowzone (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate... (88 mins.)
Director: J.S. Cardone
“ This movie is getting to be obscenely expensive. It's a preety good flick with a great premise. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
13.
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.)
“ There's a scene in this Cronenberg classic that just bothers me and it probably always will. Highly recommended. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
14.
Rabid (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. (91 mins.)
“ Another Cronenberg classic. I don't think a horror library should do without it. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
15.
Bad Dreams (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The lone survivor of a suicide cult wakes from a thirteen-year coma in a psychiatric ward, where other patients suddenly start dying under mysterious and gruesome circumstances. (80 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
“ Very entertaining. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
16.
One Point O (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins. (92 mins.)
“ This one requires a little thought as you march through the minutes but it's damn good. Anyone who appreciates horror or even sci-fi should see this one today. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
17.
The Sender (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him. (91 mins.)
Director: Roger Christian
“ It's a great movie if you want to kill a couple hours. Great acting and original story. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
18.
Premonition (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university... (95 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
“ This one is from the Japanese ghost horror fad but it's one of the best they made. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
19.
Junk (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A team of jewel-thieves fight for their lives in a zombie-infested factory. (83 mins.)
Director: Atsushi Muroga
“ Stupid title but great movie. This is a Japanese zombie flick. If this interests you check out another called "Bio-Zombie." Both are highly recommended for fans Japanese horror. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
20.
Creep (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets. (85 mins.)
“ If I recall this is a British/German production and filmed in Germany. There are scenes that after several years I still can't get out of my head. Definitely worth at least a look. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
21.
House of Voices (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
In 1958, in the French Alp, the young servant Anna Jurin arrives in Saint Ange Orphanage to work with... (98 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ I'm usually not a ghost horror kind of buff but this one stands out in a good way. Love the story and the settings are very well done. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
22.
Raw Meat (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square... (87 mins.)
Director: Gary Sherman
“ This is starring the late Donald Pleasance. Great movie to relive his cinematic legacy and memory. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
23.
The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Horror thriller set in 17th century England about the children of a village slowly converting into a coven of devil worshipers. (97 mins.)
Director: Piers Haggard
“ I had to buy this from Britian due to availability. It's the most original horror movie of it's kind that I've seen to date but it can get under your skin in a bad way. This one I suggest to watch it first before buying if possible. If not then read every review you can get your hands on. There's some things in the movie that can be VERY offensive to some. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
24.
When Night Falls (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A Thriller set in 1932 about two nurses trapped in a country mansion with their invalid patient whilst a killer is on the loose. A series of unexplainable events start to occur and the nurses begin to wonder if they are no longer alone.
Director: Alex Galvin
“ A New Zealand horror flick. Great movie for a rainy night. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
25.
The Horde (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An end of the world battle between gangsters, cops and zombies. (90 mins.)
“ French zombies. If you like gunplay and zombies this is for you. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
26.
Maléfique (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In a penitentiary, four prisoners occupy a cell: Carrère, who used his company to commit a fraud and... (90 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
“ If you don't own this movie yet your robbing yourself of the most highly original story of any movie of any list I've done to date. This one I wouldn't wait on. You might have to go to Amazon uk to pick this one up but it's worth every penny. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
27.
Cronos (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. (94 mins.)
“ Guillermo Del Toro. A genuine classic. Worth every penny. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
28.
Dark Woods (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The crew of the TV show "Real TV" with controlling boss Gunnar on the front line will soon begin production... (85 mins.)
Director: Pål Øie
“ Norwegian horror. I don't watch this every day but I definitely don't regret picking it up. Recommended. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
29.
The Beyond (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell. (87 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Lucio Fulci is an acquired taste. His stuff is slow at times and the low-budget B-movie thing can either be a blessing or a curse for a film. I believe Fulci pulls it off here though. I don't just recommend checking this movie out but all his movies. If you haven't seen his stuff before you may be surprised. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
30.
Parasomnia (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A horror-thriller centered on a woman (Wilson) suffering from a medical condition that causes her to sleep her life away, waking briefly on rare occasions. (103 mins.)
Director: William Malone
“ Highly original story with a great ending. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
31.
City of the Living Dead (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from the grave. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Another Fulci classic. The ending is garbage but the movie is worth admission. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
32.
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers. (95 mins.)
Director: Jorge Grau
“ British zombies. A real classic. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
33.
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
“ Great movie with a stellar story. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
34.
Demons (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
“ A Dario Argento classic. I watch it once every year or two. In my opinion it's that good. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
35.
Demons 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
“ Same as #34. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
36.
Door to Silence (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young man has mysterious encounters with an unknown woman, an ominous hearse, and other supernatural events on the road during an aimless drive around Louisiana after the funeral of his father. (87 mins.)
Director: H. Simon Kittay
“ A Fulci original. If you like Twilight Zone, you should love this. I must warn the viewer...it's a little slow. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
37.
The Church (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An old Gothic cathedral, built over a mass grave, develops strange powers which trap a number of people inside with ghosts from a 12th Century massacre seeking to resurrect an ancient demon from the bowels of the Earth. (102 mins.)
Director: Michele Soavi
“ Entertaining Fulci classic. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
38.
Hideaway (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Hatch Harrison had a traffic accident with his car. At first the doctors said he was dead but then they... (106 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
“ Mr. Jeff Goldblum has a way with horror movies but then again he shines in everything he does. Definitely worth a purchase. If the first 12 minutes don't suck you in...nothing will. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
39.
End of the Line (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In this unsettling and creepy thriller, Karen (Ilona Elkin), a young nurse who works in a psychiatric ward... (95 mins.)
“ I saw this the other night. Scared the hell out of me. This movie is extremely well done. If you haven't seen it yet you shouldn't wait. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
40.
Into the Mirror (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An ex-cop, now working as a security guard in a shopping mall, tries to uncover the secret behind a series of mysterious deaths linked to mirrors. (113 mins.)
Director: Sung-ho Kim
“ If I recall an american remake was done of this Japanese film. I don't know why American production companies keep screwing up solid movies like this one with their remakes but "Into the Mirror" is highly recommended. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
41.
Demonstone (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces. (88 mins.)
Director: Andrew Prowse
“ Not the greatest movie ever made but it's got such an unusual setting and an even more unusual story that it's definitely worth a look. It looks like it's a moratorium so you should pick it up soon before it's gone. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
42.
The Kiss (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When Felice and Hillary were children, they were separated to live with other people. Felice went off... (101 mins.)
Director: Pen Densham
“ I saw this movie as a child and it haunted me for years of course I saw it when I was very small. Viewed it recently and it still gets under my skin so go figure. Highly recommended. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
43.
Mind Ripper (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Government scientists attempt to reanimate a corpse they found in the desert, but end up inadvertently creating a monster. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Gayton
“ In my opinion Lance Henrikson rocks in everything he does. This is one of them. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
44.
Alien Raiders (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, an idyllic family grocery store in Buck Lake... (85 mins.)
Director: Ben Rock
“ Strange sci-fi horror about aliens in a small town grocery store. Doesn't sound like much but it delivers. ” - blackskies-160-128512
 
45.
Bone Dry (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Eddie finds himself being forced at a gunpoint, by an unseen assailant, on a dark and brutal journey through the harsh terrain of the Mojave desert... (100 mins.)
Director: Brett A. Hart
“ This suggestion was suggested by "thetruthseeker13". I don't know how I could have forgotten this gem. The scenery is impeccable. The acting is stellar. The story is a winding spiral always bringing you closer to the truth but always with a little blind spot on those twists and turns. Thanks to "truth" for reminding me of this Lance Henrikson gem. ” - blackskies-160-128512