Horror Movies I've Watchedby BulbusBouffant | created - 26 Apr 2012 | updated - 3 days ago | Public
I have recently begun the long journey of watching as many horror movies as I can. I missed a lot of horror films when they were first released and so I am trying to catch up on ones I have missed while also keeping up with current ones. There are important horror films like The Exorcist that I missed or older ones that I simply hadn't been born yet when they were released. The list is an indefinite work-in-progress as I'm just adding films to the list as I see them or as I remember ones I have already seen.
I don't necessarily have them in order of favorites, because I wanted to group sequels and films by the same director/writer together. My top 5 horror films would have to be: 1. The Descent 2. Dead Alive 3. The Loved Ones 4. Hostel 5. Scream. Leave me some comments, let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions on what horror films I really need to catch up and see. Thanks!
Here's my list of Horror Movies I Need to Watch
And a list of My Favorite Horror Movies
And here's my list for My Top 10 Horror Movies of 2013
EDIT: It's been over a year and a half since I started this list. When I first made it, there were only about 75-80 movies on it. I'm now well past 400 horror films, and counting!
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3. 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: 174,298 | Gross: $26.02M
4. The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Refusing to believe her story about cave-dwelling monsters, the sole survivor of a spelunking exploration gone horribly wrong is forced to follow the authorities back into the caves where something awaits.
5. Braindead (1992)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.
Votes: 83,568 | Gross: $0.24M
I LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!
6. The Frighteners (1996)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic car accident kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Votes: 73,355 | Gross: $16.76M
8. The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.
Votes: 14,560 | Gross: $15.18M
9. 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: 151,927 | Gross: $47.33M
10. Hostel: Part II (2007)
R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it.
Votes: 76,835 | Gross: $17.61M
12. Cabin Fever (2002)
R | 93 min | Horror
A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Votes: 67,328 | Gross: $21.16M
14. The Sacrament (2013)
R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems.
Votes: 14,244 | Gross: $0.01M
15. The Innkeepers (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Votes: 29,747 | Gross: $0.08M
16. The House of the Devil (2009)
R | 95 min | Horror
In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
Votes: 34,393 | Gross: $0.10M
18. The Crazies (2010)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.
Votes: 100,509 | Gross: $39.12M
20. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror
Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.
Votes: 145,423 | Gross: $0.22M
If you haven't seen this, don't read any plot description/previews. It is so funny and surprising if you watch it with no knowledge of what its actually about. I loved it!
22. Maniac (1980)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree?
23. Maniac (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Votes: 30,692 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Horns (2013)
R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his temples.
Votes: 65,936 | Gross: $0.16M
27. The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization.
Votes: 142,680 | Gross: $41.78M
28. High Tension (2003)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.
Votes: 59,996 | Gross: $3.68M
29. Piranha 3D (2010)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents.
Votes: 78,192 | Gross: $25.00M
30. Piranha 3DD (2012)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror
After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark.
Votes: 34,884 | Gross: $0.38M
31. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 170,056 | Gross: $42.10M
32. Evil Dead (2013)
R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.
Votes: 139,563 | Gross: $54.24M
34. Evil Dead II (1987)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
Votes: 127,646 | Gross: $5.92M
35. Army of Darkness (1992)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Horror
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Votes: 143,603 | Gross: $11.50M
36. Alien (1979)
R | 116 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 664,078 | Gross: $78.90M
37. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 563,714 | Gross: $85.16M
38. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor.
Votes: 239,760 | Gross: $55.47M
39. Alien: Resurrection (1997)
R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her battle against the aliens. Along with a crew of space pirates, Ripley must also prevent the deadly aliens from reaching Earth.
Votes: 197,711 | Gross: $47.75M
40. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 516,534 | Gross: $126.48M
42. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
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.
Votes: 442,239 | Gross: $13.54M
43. Trick 'r Treat (2007)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater.
46. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 329,515 | Gross: $45.06M
47. 28 Weeks Later (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
Votes: 231,593 | Gross: $28.64M
48. The Babadook (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror
A widowed 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.
Votes: 151,629 | Gross: $0.92M
49. Eden Lake (2008)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.
Votes: 65,742 | Gross: $0.01M
50. You're Next (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller