Highest Rated Horror TV Series With At Least 1000 Votes


1. Ginga: Nagareboshi gin (1986– )

22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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An Akita-Inu puppy is destined to defend his people against a monstrous bear.

Votes: 1,924

2. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Rob Morgan, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard

Votes: 223,375

3. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 46,478

4. Death Note: Desu nôto (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 119,299

5. The Storyteller (1987– )

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 2,965

6. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaegar vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 69,654

7. Berserk (1997– )

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Canna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison, Kevin T. Collins

Votes: 15,756

8. The Walking Dead (2010– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.6
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs

Votes: 663,201

9. Supernatural (2005– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha Collins

Votes: 293,586

10. Ash vs Evil Dead (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

8.6
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Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

Stars: Ray Santiago, Bruce Campbell, Dana DeLorenzo, Lucy Lawless

Votes: 36,585

11. Hannibal (2013–2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.6
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 166,202

12. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

51 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

8.6
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 2,687

13. Parasyte: The Maxim (2014– )

TV-MA | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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The 17-year-old Izumi Shinichi lives with his mother and father in a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo. One night, worm-like aliens called Parasytes invade Earth, taking over the brains of human ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Gibbs, Aya Hirano, Brittney Karbowski, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Votes: 8,211

14. Mushi-Shi (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known ... See full summary »

Stars: Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham, Brina Palencia

Votes: 7,849

15. Inside No. 9 (2014– )

30 min | Comedy, Horror

8.4
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The show invites viewers into some very different No.9s, where the ordinary and mundane rub shoulders with the extraordinary and macabre.

Stars: Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Rosie Cavaliero, Aimee-Ffion Edwards

Votes: 3,064

16. Hellsing Ultimate (2006–2012)

TV-MA | 50 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

8.4
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The vampire Alucard and his newly sired ward Seras tries to protect England from a war-crazed SS-Major who seeks to start an eternal war with his vampire army.

Stars: Katie Gray, Crispin Freeman, Victoria Harwood, Ralph Lister

Votes: 12,656

17. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.4
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Votes: 6,766

18. Baccano! (2007–2008)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades.

Stars: J. Michael Tatum, Caitlin Glass, Akemi Kanda, Maxey Whitehead

Votes: 7,148

19. Joogoonui Taeyang (2013– )

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

8.4
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Tae Gong Shil has the ability to see ghosts, but their constant demands of help make her life impossible, until she meets Joo Jong Won, handsome CEO that measures everything with money, since when she touches him, the ghosts disappear.

Stars: Hyo-jin Kong, Ji-seob So, In-guk Seo, Kim Yoo-ri

Votes: 1,397

20. The Exorcist (2016– )

45 min | Horror, Thriller

8.3
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When the Rance family are plagued by a demonic presence, two priests must come together, in the hopes of defeating the evil force.

Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Hannah Kasulka, Brianne Howey

Votes: 9,135

21. The Originals (2013– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong.

Stars: Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt, Phoebe Tonkin

Votes: 78,415

22. The Returned (2012– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frédéric Pierrot, Céline Sallette

Votes: 16,231

23. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

Stars: Ross Hull, Daniel DeSanto, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther

Votes: 9,964

24. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010– )

Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.

Stars: Alex House, Maggie Castle, Bill Turnbull, Melanie Leishman

Votes: 2,845

25. Higurashi no naku koro ni: Kai (2007– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.3
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The young group of friends in the town of Hinamizawa continue to have terrible conflicts with one another in their never ending summer of 1983, often ending with the brutal murder of one of... See full summary »

Stars: Yukari Tamura, Mai Nakahara, Mika Kanai, Satsuki Yukino

Votes: 1,126

26. American Horror Story (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a murder house, an asylum, a coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse in North Carolina

Stars: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 203,912

27. Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney

Votes: 81,575

28. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010–2014)

TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves and carnival clowns that are stalking children.

Stars: Jeny Cassady, Dan Payne, Emma Grabinsky, Bailee Madison

Votes: 1,349

29. American Gothic (1995–1996)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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Visit Trinity, South Carolina, a small town with more chills than charm. Sheriff Lucas Buck won't let anyone - including local doctor Matt Crower or the determined Gail Emory - stand in the way of his evil plans.

Stars: Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco, Brenda Bakke

Votes: 3,367

30. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 4,903

31. Erufen rîto (2004– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.2
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Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality.

Stars: Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto, Adam Conlon

Votes: 21,480

32. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X.

Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 3,767

33. Môsô dairinin (2004– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.2
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Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.

Stars: Shôzô Îzuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 6,242

34. Higurashi no naku koro ni (2006– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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The story of a group of young friends and the mysterious events that occur in the rural village of Hinamizawa.

Stars: John Snyder, Sôichirô Hoshi, Mai Nakahara, Satsuki Yukino

Votes: 3,122

35. Shin Sekai Yori (2012– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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In a post-apocalyptic world set a thousand years after our era, the remaining humans, now with telekinesis, live in a seemingly peaceful society, but dark secrets of the past will soon be discovered by a small group of friends.

Stars: Haruka Kudô, Ayumu Murase, Daisuke Namikawa, Risa Taneda

Votes: 1,096

36. Brimstone (1998–1999)

60 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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A dead cop, sentenced to Hell, is returned to Earth by the Devil to recover 113 escaped evil spirits.

Stars: Peter Horton, John Glover, Lori Petty, Teri Polo

Votes: 1,336

37. Board James (2009– )

Comedy, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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James and his pals play eccentric board games from their youth.

Stars: James Rolfe, Mike Matei, Brendan Castner, Kevin Finn

Votes: 1,416

38. Bates Motel (2013– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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Centers on a mother and son who come to a new town so that they can start over and set up a new business, but a lot of mysterious incidents happen, including the unanswered and horrible acts of the son.

Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

Votes: 61,465

39. BrainDead (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.1
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A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.

Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 6,215

40. In the Flesh (2013– )

56 min | Drama, Horror

8.1
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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.

Stars: Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley, Steve Cooper

Votes: 10,738

41. Tokyo Ghoul (2014– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.1
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Ghouls are terrifying creatures which feed on human flesh. When Kaneki is almost killed in an attack, he transforms into a half-ghoul, half-human hybrid and is forced to adapt to their lifestyle in order to survive.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya, Morgan Garrett

Votes: 12,832

42. Dark Shadows (1966–1971)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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The rich Collins family of Collinsport, Maine is tormented by strange occurrences.

Stars: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Votes: 2,784

43. Millennium (I) (1996–1999)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group.

Stars: Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Tiplady

Votes: 7,973

44. Spawn (1997–1999)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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After being betrayed and murdered by his employer, a government trained assassin named, Al Simmons, is resurrected as a Hellspawn and is forced to become the reluctant leader of Hell's army.

Stars: Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings, James Keane

Votes: 5,507

45. Akame ga Kill! (2014– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.1
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A countryside boy named Tatsumi set on a journey to The Capital to make a name and met a seemingly dangerous group of Assassins known as Night Raid. Their journey begins.

Stars: Soma Saito, Corey Hartzog, Sora Amamiya, Molly Searcy

Votes: 6,161

46. The Walking Dead: Webisodes (2011– )

8 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A web-series spin-off of "The Walking Dead."

Stars: Rick Otto, Lilli Birdsell, Josh Stewart, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 3,267

47. Death Parade (2015– )

TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.1
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After death, humans go to either heaven or hell. But for some, at the instant of their death, they arrive at the Queen Decim, a bar attended by the mysterious white-haired Decim.

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Tomoaki Maeno, Asami Seto, Rumi Okubo

Votes: 3,225

48. Gungrave (2003–2004)

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy's Millenion crime syndicate. The story begins in the future ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirk Thornton, Beau Billingslea, Steve Blum, Lex Lang

Votes: 3,712

49. iZombie (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A medical resident finds that being a zombie has its perks, which she uses to assist the police.

Stars: Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley

Votes: 36,253

50. The Addams Family (1964–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

8.0
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The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family.

Stars: John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Jackie Coogan, Ted Cassidy

Votes: 9,142