The Best Spooky/Horror movies

Watch strictly in the dark. Do not spoil the terror. This list of movies does not include the sub-genres of Horror i.e. Slasher and Gore.
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1.
Alone (2007)
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Deceased Siamese twin returns to haunt surviving sister (105 mins.)
 
2.
Coming Soon (2008)
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What kind of scenes in a horror film scares you the most? When a ghost appears totally unexpectedly... (95 mins.)
 
3.
Unholy Women (2006)
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Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... (107 mins.)
“ “ Only the 1st segment of the three.. 'Rattle Rattle' ” ” - Nabill
 
4.
The Ring (2002)
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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
“ Watch 'The Ring 2' for twists and more jumpscares ” - Nabill
 
5.
Insidious (2010)
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A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
6.
Sinister (2012)
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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.)
 
7.
Shutter (2004)
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A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past. (97 mins.)
“ Thai ” - Nabill
 
8.
Mama (2013)
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A young couple take in their 2 nieces only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself to their family. (100 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
 
9.
The Conjuring (2013)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
10.
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." (115 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
11.
The Fourth Kind (2009)
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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. (98 mins.)
 
12.
Ouija Board (2004)
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Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates... (92 mins.)
Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
 
13.
Possessed (2009)
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After Hee-jin's younger sister So-jin, who is possessed by a spirit,disappears,the neighbors die one by one and a secret underlying their deaths is revealed. (112 mins.)
 
14.
Stay Alive (2006)
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For a group of teens, the answer to the mysterious death of their old friend lies within the world of an online video game based on the true story of an ancient noblewoman known as the Blood Countess. (85 mins.)
 
15.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
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A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
16.
The Uninvited (2009)
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Anna returns home after a stint in a mental hospital, but her recovery is jeopardized by her cruel stepmother and ghastly visions of her dead mother. (87 mins.)
 
17.
Orphan (2009)
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A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9 year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be. (123 mins.)
 
18.
Dark Skies (2013)
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As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them. (97 mins.)
Director: Scott Stewart
 
19.
The Screen at Kamchanod (2007)
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In 1987, four movie screeners stumbled upon a chilling event as they were hired to screen a movie in the forest of Kamchanod... (90 mins.)
 
20.
The Other Side of the Door (2016)
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After her young son is killed in a tragic accident, a woman learns of a ritual which will bring him back to say goodbye, but when she disobeys a sacred warning, she upsets the balance between life and death. (96 mins.)
 
21.
Silk (2006)
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In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building... (108 mins.)
Director: Chao-Pin Su
 
22.
Don't Knock Twice (2016)
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A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch. (93 mins.)
Director: Caradog James
 
23.
Dead Silence (2007)
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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
 
24.
Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
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New York police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rites of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city. (118 mins.)
 
25.
Last Shift (2014)
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A rookie cop's 1st shift in the last night of a closing police station alone turns into a living nightmare. (90 mins.)
Director: Anthony DiBlasi
 
26.
Black Mountain Side (2014)
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Black Mountain Side follows a group of archaeologists after they uncover a strange structure in Northern Canada... (99 mins.)
 
27.
Lights Out (2016)
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Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with an entity attached to their mother. (81 mins.)
 
28.
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
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Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit. (134 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
29.
Ouija (2014)
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A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. (89 mins.)
Director: Stiles White
 
30.
Devil's Pass (2013)
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A group of 5 students go the location of the infamous "dyatlov pass incident", to make a documentary but things take a turn for the worse to reveal the secrets as to what happened there. (100 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
 
31.
As Above, So Below (2014)
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When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. (93 mins.)
 
32.
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
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A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets. (86 mins.)
Director: André Øvredal
 
33.
The Rite (2011)
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An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course. (114 mins.)
 
34.
1408 (2007)
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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. (104 mins.)
 
35.
The Canal (2014)
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A depressed and stressed film archivist finds his sanity crumbling after he is given an old 16mm film reel with footage from a horrific murder that occurred in the early 1900's. (92 mins.)
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
 
36.
The Babadook (2014)
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A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. (93 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Kent
 
37.
The Witch (2015)
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A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Eggers
 
38.
Resolution (2012)
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A man imprisons his estranged junkie friend in an isolated cabin in the boonies San Diego to force him through a week of sobriety, but the events of that week are being mysteriously manipulated. (93 mins.)
 
39.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
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A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl. (119 mins.)
 
40.
Feng Shui (2004)
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A wife must save her family from a curse of a "bagwa" bound to them. (117 mins.)
Director: Chito S. Roño
 
41.
Three... Extremes (2004)
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An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
 
42.
The Visit (2015)
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Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation. (94 mins.)
 
43.
Reincarnation (2005)
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A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago. (96 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
44.
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
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Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone. (86 mins.)
Director: Brad Parker
 
45.
Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait (2007)
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"Muoi" charts the path of a Korean writer who travels to Vietnam in search of stories for her second novel. There she learns about a mystery centered around a century-old vengeful spirit. (93 mins.)
Director: Tae-kyeong Kim
 
46.
Dark Circles (2013)
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Alex and Penny are sick of the hectic city life and decide a move out to the country to raise their newborn child. But they don't expect the horrors threatening their relationship and family. (87 mins.)
Director: Paul Soter
 
47.
The Awakening (2011)
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In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves. (102 mins.)
Director: Nick Murphy
 
48.
The Tunnel (2011)
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An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them. (90 mins.)
Director: Carlo Ledesma
 
49.
1920 (2008)
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After forsaking his family and religion, a husband finds his wife is demoniacally possessed. (138 mins.)
Director: Vikram Bhatt
 
50.
Unfriended (2014)
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A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend. (83 mins.)
Director: Leo Gabriadze
 
51.
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
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An elderly woman battling Alzheimer's disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on. (90 mins.)
Director: Adam Robitel