Must Watch Horror Movies

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1.
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
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After a nasty accident, four friends begin to drift apart. One year later Julie James gets a anonymous message and then a slicker wearing, hook wielding killer begins to rip apart her life. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Gillespie
“ You might not think to watch this because it was made so long ago, but this is an absolutely fantastic movie. Very well thought. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
2.
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
“ Classic movie, one that will drag you in and you'll demand to know what happens next. Probably one of the best movies of all time. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
3.
Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
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A group of college students gets lost in a storm during their snowmobiling trip and takes shelter in an abandoned sanitarium which, unbeknown to them, is home to three deformed cannibals. (93 mins.)
Director: Declan O'Brien
“ How can people be so messed up? I ask myself as I watch this, although it gives surprising pleasure. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
4.
The Strangers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
“ Mind blowing, you'll jump out of your seat and your fingernails will scratch your skin as you undoubtedly will want to know what happens next. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
5.
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007 Video)
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A group of reality show contestants find themselves fighting for their survival against a family of hideously deformed inbred cannibals who plan to ruthlessly butcher them all. (93 mins.)
Director: Joe Lynch
“ A game show, celebrities, camera crew. What could possibly go wrong? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
6.
Devil (2010)
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A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them. (80 mins.)
“ The question is, who will be the last person standing? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
7.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers. (98 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ Oh Leatherface, you never fail to impress me. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
8.
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
“ Another one you might not want to watch because of the year it was made, but honestly, you'll miss out if you don't. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
9.
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
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A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead. (108 mins.)
“ Karma's a bitch, especially when you think the person giving it is dead. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
10.
Hostel (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them. (94 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ Why wouldn't you want to stay in a hostel? It's the perfect place for a great holiday. Or so you think... ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
11.
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
“ Absolutely great acting and great story line. Another classic. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
12.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
On one last road trip before they're sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience where the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a young, would-be killer is being nurtured. (91 mins.)
“ If you've watched the first 2003 version, why wouldn't you want to know how it all started? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
13.
Friday the 13th (2009)
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A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions. (97 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ Jason is back, and he isn't willing to let anyone leave alive.. Oh wait, did he ever leave? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
14.
The Loved Ones (2009)
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When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge. (84 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
“ Prom night, a guys worst nightmare. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
15.
Chained (2012)
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Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor. (94 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Lynch
“ You should really trust taxi drivers, but what makes you trust them with a movie like this? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
16.
Hostel: Part II (2007)
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Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it. (94 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ You really need to watch the first Hostel to understand what's going on in this movie, as the beginning of this one ends from the first one. What's the worst way you could die? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
17.
Hostel: Part III (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Four men attending a bachelor party in Las Vegas fall prey to the Elite Hunting Club, who are hosting a gruesome game show of torture. (88 mins.)
Director: Scott Spiegel
“ Classic part III, a little more cruel, a little more twisted and a hell lot more evil. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
18.
Wrong Turn (2003)
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Six people find themselves trapped in the woods of West Virginia, hunted down by "cannibalistic mountain men grossly disfigured through generations of in-breeding." (84 mins.)
Director: Rob Schmidt
“ The first of the set of 5. The first of movies are always the classics, who couldn't resist such a mind gripping horror like this? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
19.
Vacancy (2007)
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A married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They soon realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film. (85 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
“ When your car breaks down, and the petrol station is closed, where do you go? The motel of course, but is there any vacancies? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
20.
Saw II (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A detective and his team must rescue eight people trapped in a factory by the twisted serial killer known as Jigsaw. (93 mins.)
“ Another great effort from the makers of Saw. This ones a little more scary and a hell of a lot more twisted!! ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
21.
Sorority Row (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer. (101 mins.)
Director: Stewart Hendler
“ They say when you do something bad, it'll haunt you forever. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
22.
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
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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
“ Creepy thriller of a woman who gets cursed for doing her job. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
23.
Case 39 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A social worker fights to save a girl from her abusive parents, only to discover that the situation is more dangerous than she ever expected. (109 mins.)
“ This movie is more of a mystery, with aspects of the thriller genre. It'll drag you in to feel helplessly sorry for the characters, but why? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
24.
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede, created by stitching their mouths to each others' rectums. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Six
“ When you didn't think it could get any worse, it does. This is a great movie, but the second one is a definite no-no. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
25.
Rogue River (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
While spreading her father's ashes, Mara meets Jon who offers to give her a ride. Risking everything to escape this hell she's entered, she won't stop running until she finds safety. (81 mins.)
Director: Jourdan McClure
“ When you go down to the river today you're sure for a great surprise. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
26.
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
“ This is much more of a thriller movie rather than a horror, you're in for a treat. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
27.
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
“ An old classic movie. All you need to do is fall asleep. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
28.
The Roommate (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When college freshman Sara arrives on campus for the first time, she befriends her roommate, Rebecca, unaware that the girl is becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (91 mins.)
“ Freaky movie, definitely one to watch WITHOUT your best friend. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
29.
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A young woman travels to Texas to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward. (92 mins.)
Director: John Luessenhop
“ Fantastic storyline, acting is a bit plain, but over all this is a great movie!! ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
30.
One Missed Call (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves - messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths. (87 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
“ Twisted mystery movie of regrets and worries. What will it sound like when you die? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
31.
Frozen (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Three skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices which prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death. (93 mins.)
Director: Adam Green
“ One of those movies which puts it into a real life situation. I hope you don't like skiing, well not anymore... ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
32.
The Seasoning House (2012)
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The Seasoning House: where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, showing the little kindnesses when she can. When fate brings the men that murdered her family and the reason she ended up in the whore house, a chain of events begins that will end her captivity, free the girls still alive in the house and grant her revenge on the soldiers that destroyed her life. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Hyett
“ Not so much a 'horror' movie, but definitively holds suspense and tension. This portrays what sex trafficking was like and still is like, really well. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
33.
Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions. (86 mins.)
Director: Eric Bross
“ If you enjoyed the first version, you will absolutely love this one. How great would it be if you could escape? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
34.
247°F (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F. (88 mins.)
“ Another real life situation movie. If you love saunas, I could recommend that you do not watch this movie, because you will never use one again. Creepy. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
35.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ What could possibly go wrong? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
36.
Eden Lake (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences. (91 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
“ When you thought you had escaped, oh, you were so wrong. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
37.
Curse of Chucky (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After her mother's mysterious death, Nica begins to suspect that the talking, red-haired doll her visiting niece has been playing with may be the key to recent bloodshed and chaos. (97 mins.)
Director: Don Mancini
“ Hey, Wanna Play? ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
38.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ If you like mystery and crime then this is the movie for you! Amazing. ” - ellenbaldwinn
 
39.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who left him for dead, as well as cause even more murder and mayhem, this time at a posh island resort. (100 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon