Most Popular Horror Feature Films


1. The Purge: Election Year (2016)

R | 105 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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55 Metascore

Years after sparing the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 14,176 | Gross: $76.59M

2. Lights Out (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 81 min | Horror

7.0
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57 Metascore

When her little brother, Martin, experiences the same events that once tested her sanity, Rebecca works to unlock the truth behind the terror, which brings her face to face with an entity that has an attachment to their mother, Sophie.

Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello, Billy Burke

Votes: 7,546 | Gross: $32.07M

3. The Shallows (2016)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.8
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58 Metascore

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Jose, Lozano Corzo

Votes: 11,083 | Gross: $51.40M

4. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

R | 134 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 62,440 | Gross: $101.10M

5. Green Room (2015)

R | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Music

7.2
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79 Metascore

A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar.

Director: Jeremy Saulnier | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Patrick Stewart

Votes: 25,540 | Gross: $3.22M

6. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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76 Metascore

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Director: Dan Trachtenberg | Stars: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr., Douglas M. Griffin

Votes: 121,234 | Gross: $71.90M

7. The Neon Demon (2016)

R | 118 min | Horror, Thriller

7.0
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51 Metascore

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Karl Glusman

Votes: 8,887 | Gross: $1.29M

8. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was ... See full summary »

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Ruby Rose, Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Iain Glen

9. Crimson Peak (2015)

R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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66 Metascore

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

Votes: 81,146 | Gross: $31.06M

10. It (2017)

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Filming

In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

Director: Andrés Muschietti | Stars: Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgård, Javier Botet, Owen Teague

11. The Purge (I) (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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41 Metascore

In the future, a wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane

Votes: 137,990 | Gross: $64.42M

12. Holidays (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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50 Metascore

HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

Directors: Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kolsch, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Ellen Reid, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Smith, Scott Stewart, Dennis Widmyer | Stars: Lorenza Izzo, Mark Steger, Harley Quinn Smith, Seth Green

Votes: 2,624

13. The Witch (2015)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 64,046 | Gross: $25.14M

14. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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50 Metascore

Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez

Votes: 91,018 | Gross: $71.52M

15. Alien: Covenant (2017)

Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi | Post-production

The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup

16. The Conjuring (2013)

R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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68 Metascore

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor

Votes: 298,486 | Gross: $137.39M

17. Don't Breathe (2016)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

8.5
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A group of friends break into the house of a wealthy blind man, thinking they'll get away with the perfect heist. They're wrong.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Jane Levy, Stephen Lang, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto

Votes: 676

18. Cell (2016)

R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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37 Metascore

When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

Director: Tod Williams | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Clark Sarullo

Votes: 7,251

19. The Boy (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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42 Metascore

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

Director: William Brent Bell | Stars: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell, Jim Norton

Votes: 34,480 | Gross: $35.79M

20. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Horror, Romance

5.8
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45 Metascore

Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote

Votes: 23,050 | Gross: $10.91M

21. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.6
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 884,223 | Gross: $130.73M

22. Rings (2016)

Drama, Horror | Filming

Samara returns with a familiar video tape to strike terror again in the third film of the Ring series, Rings.

Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez | Stars: Laura Wiggins, Aimee Teegarden, Johnny Galecki, Lizzie Brocheré

23. The Visit (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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55 Metascore

Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie

Votes: 64,220 | Gross: $65.07M

24. Hush (I) (2016)

R | 81 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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67 Metascore

A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.

Director: Mike Flanagan | Stars: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan

Votes: 23,582

25. 31 (2016)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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11 Metascore

Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Malcolm McDowell, Sheri Moon Zombie, Sandra Rosko

Votes: 369

26. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 608,023

27. Hidden (I) (2015)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.

Directors: Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Andrea Riseborough, Emily Alyn Lind, Steven Elliot

Votes: 10,862

28. Alien (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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83 Metascore

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source planet 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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 561,838 | Gross: $78.90M

29. It Follows (2014)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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83 Metascore

A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.

Director: David Robert Mitchell | Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe

Votes: 111,707 | Gross: $14.67M

30. Train to Busan (2016)

118 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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71 Metascore

While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Yoo Gong, Dong-seok Ma, Woo-sik Choi, Yu-mi Jeong

Votes: 262

31. Goosebumps (2015)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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60 Metascore

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

Director: Rob Letterman | Stars: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee

Votes: 47,318 | Gross: $80.02M

32. Underworld: Blood Wars (2017)

Action, Horror | Post-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Anna Foerster | Stars: Theo James, Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance, Alicia Vela-Bailey

33. Before I Wake (2016)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.

Director: Mike Flanagan | Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Annabeth Gish

Votes: 4,886

34. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 92,661 | Gross: $32.22M

35. Yoga Hosers (2016)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.7
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31 Metascore

Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up with a legendary man-hunter to battle with an ancient evil presence that is threatening their major party plans.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kevin Smith, Natasha Lyonne, Austin Butler

Votes: 771

36. Cloverfield (2008)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.0
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64 Metascore

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Votes: 295,704 | Gross: $80.03M

37. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A Phoenix secretary steals $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.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 420,990 | Gross: $32.00M

38. Knock Knock (I) (2015)

R | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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53 Metascore

When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Aaron Burns

Votes: 43,027 | Gross: $0.03M

39. Carrie (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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53 Metascore

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday

Votes: 107,940 | Gross: $35.27M

40. The Forest (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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34 Metascore

A woman goes into Japan's Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.

Director: Jason Zada | Stars: Natalie Dormer, Eoin Macken, Stephanie Vogt, Osamu Tanpopo

Votes: 20,353 | Gross: $26.58M

41. World War Z (2013)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.0
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63 Metascore

Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale

Votes: 463,528 | Gross: $202.35M

42. Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

Comedy, Drama, Horror | Post-production

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Bella Thorne, Tyler Perry, Yousef Erakat, Diamond White

43. Dracula Untold (2014)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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40 Metascore

As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom.

Director: Gary Shore | Stars: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon, Art Parkinson

Votes: 138,106 | Gross: $55.94M

44. The Green Inferno (2013)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror

5.4
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38 Metascore

A group of student activists travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Kirby Bliss Blanton

Votes: 21,109 | Gross: $7.19M

45. Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

7.1
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72 Metascore

Four men set out in the Wild West to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.

Director: S. Craig Zahler | Stars: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 34,241

46. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: Drew Goddard | Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz

Votes: 276,216 | Gross: $42.04M

47. Zombieland (2009)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

7.7
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73 Metascore

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 385,038 | Gross: $75.59M

48. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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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.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 257,080 | Gross: $13.78M

49. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 394,753 | Gross: $13.46M

50. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.0
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82 Metascore

When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 283,567 | Gross: $204.57M