The top 25 best horrow filmsby chand123 | created - 22 Jan 2012 | updated - 22 Jan 2012 | Public
The top 25 best horrow films. 'nough said..
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1. Insidious (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.
Votes: 229,654 | Gross: $54.01M
made one of my friends leave the room..
2. The Fourth Kind (2009)
PG-13 | 98 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up.
Votes: 66,748 | Gross: $25.46M
makes it even more scary if you believe
3. Paranormal Activity (2007)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.
Votes: 197,507 | Gross: $107.92M
makes you jump
4. The Omen (2006)
R | 110 min | Horror
An American official realizes that his young son may literally be the Devil incarnate.
Votes: 51,287 | Gross: $54.61M
saw this on 6-6-06
5. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.
Votes: 104,434 | Gross: $75.07M
slow at the beginning but its a good film
6. The Rite (2011)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course.
Votes: 81,061 | Gross: $33.05M
8. The Strangers (2008)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.
Votes: 100,184 | Gross: $52.60M
not as scary as the rest but it deserves a spot
9. The Amityville Horror (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Votes: 30,070 | Gross: $86.43M
much better than the remake
10. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror
A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Votes: 228,686 | Gross: $71.99M
great plot.. great movie
11. The Descent (2005)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.
Votes: 170,384 | Gross: $26.02M
a must see
12. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 149,703 | Gross: $47.33M
more gore than scare but i love it
13. The Last House on the Left (2009)
R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
Votes: 73,867 | Gross: $32.72M
as good as original
14. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Votes: 691,619 | Gross: $44.02M
this one may be the best horro film of all time
15. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 897,875 | Gross: $128.01M
a MUST see!
16. The Mist (2007)
R | 126 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.
Votes: 242,569 | Gross: $25.59M
more sci-fi than horror
17. Quarantine (2008)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC, after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Votes: 61,623 | Gross: $31.69M
after watching this watch Rec 2.
18. The Ruins (2008)
R | 90 min | Horror
A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist, embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle where something evil lives among the ruins.
Votes: 62,996 | Gross: $17.43M
you dont see too many movies like this
19. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
Votes: 204,527 | Gross: $140.54M
cheaply made but very scary if you can get over the bad filming
20. The Exorcist (1973)
R | 122 min | Horror
When a girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Votes: 307,908 | Gross: $232.91M
can't forget the classics
21. Friday the 13th (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.
Votes: 94,448 | Gross: $39.75M
much better than the remake..
22. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
R | 91 min | Horror
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.
Votes: 167,934 | Gross: $25.50M
10x better than the remake
23. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Votes: 94,723 | Gross: $58.27M
thanks to rob zombie this one's better than the original. It's actually scary.
24. The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
R | 107 min | Horror
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization.
Votes: 140,523 | Gross: $41.78M
you're never going to want to go into the hills again..
25. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,005,198 | Gross: $130.74M