TOP HORROR MOVIES: 2000-2023by Dr-Faustus | created - 14 Apr 2018 | updated - 5 hours ago | Public
A choice of 288 of the best horror movies released from 2000 to 2023.
In reverse chronological order and purely subjective.
Genre: Horror: Most Popular Horror Titles
Genre: Horror: Most Popular Horror Feature Films
Genre: Horror: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released 2000 to 2022 With At Least 5 Votes
Horror Movies in the IMDb "Top 250": Most Popular IMDb "Top 250", Horror Feature Films
Horror Movies in the IMDb "Top 1000": Most Popular IMDb "Top 1000", Horror Feature Films
Horror Movies for 2018: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released in 2018
Horror Movies for 2019: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released in 2019
Horror Movies for 2020: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released in 2020
Horror Movies for 2021: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released in 2021
Horror Movies for 2022: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released in 2022
Horror Movies for 2023: Most Popular Horror Feature Films Released in 2023
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1. Infinity Pool (2023)
R | 117 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
James and Em Foster are enjoying an all-inclusive beach vacation in the fictional island of La Tolqa, when a fatal accident exposes the resort's perverse subculture of hedonistic tourism, reckless violence and surreal horrors.
2. X (II) (2022)
R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives.
3. Pearl (2022)
R | 103 min | Horror
In 1918, a young woman on the brink of madness pursues stardom in a desperate attempt to escape the drudgery, isolation and lovelessness of life on her parents' farm.
6. Smile (V) (2022)
R | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, a psychiatrist becomes increasingly convinced she is being threatened by an uncanny entity.
7. The Menu (2022)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
A young couple travels to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.
9. Deadstream (2022)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
A disgraced internet personality attempts to win back his followers by livestreaming one night alone in a haunted house. But when he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his big comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life.
10. Piggy (2022)
99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An overweight teen is bullied by a clique of cool girls poolside while holidaying in her village. The long walk home will change the rest of her life.
11. Terrifier 2 (2022)
Not Rated | 138 min | Horror
After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to the timid town of Miles County where he targets a teenage girl and her younger brother on Halloween night.
12. Soft & Quiet (2022)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Playing out in real time, an elementary school teacher organizes a mixer of like-minded women, when she encounters a woman from her past, leading to a volatile chain of events.
13. Crimes of the Future (2022)
R | 107 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Humans adapt to a synthetic environment, with new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice, Saul Tenser, celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances.
15. You Won't Be Alone (2022)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror
In an isolated mountain village in 19th century Macedonia, a young girl is kidnapped and then transformed into a witch by an ancient spirit.
16. Watcher (I) (2022)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A young American woman moves with her husband to Bucharest, and begins to suspect that a stranger who watches her from the apartment building across the street may be a local serial killer decapitating women.
17. Hatching (2022)
91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young gymnast, who tries desperately to please her demanding mother, discovers a strange egg. She hides it and keeps it warm, but when it hatches, what emerges shocks them all.
18. Prey (I) (2022)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Naru, a skilled warrior of the Comanche Nation, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly-evolved Predators to land on Earth.
20. The Black Phone (2021)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
After being abducted by a child killer and locked in a soundproof basement, a 13-year-old boy starts receiving calls on a disconnected phone from the killer's previous victims.
Votes: 148,103 | Gross: $90.12M
21. The Innocents (2021)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
During the bright Nordic summer, a group of children reveal their dark and mysterious powers when the adults aren't looking. In this original and gripping supernatural thriller, playtime takes a dangerous turn.
22. The Cursed (2021)
R | 111 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
In rural 19th-century France, a mysterious, possibly supernatural menace threatens a small village. John McBride, a pathologist, comes to town to investigate the danger - and exorcise some of his own demons in the process.
23. Malignant (I) (2021)
R | 111 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities.
25. Last Night in Soho (2021)
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An aspiring fashion designer is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s, where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer. But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something darker.
26. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The Warrens investigate a murder that may be linked to a demonic possession.
Votes: 118,555 | Gross: $65.63M
28. You Are Not My Mother (2021)
93 min | Drama, Horror
In a North Dublin housing estate Char's mother goes missing. When she returns Char is determined to uncover the truth of her disappearance and unearth the dark secrets of her family.
30. Freaky (2020)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a high-school senior discovers that she has fewer than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent.
31. A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.
Votes: 235,138 | Gross: $160.07M
32. Possessor (2020)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An agent works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately driving them to commit assassinations for high-paying clients.
33. The Invisible Man (I) (2020)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.
Votes: 231,641 | Gross: $70.41M
35. The Call (2020)
TV-MA | 112 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Two people live in different times. Seo-Yeon lives in the present and Young-Sook lives in the past. One phone call connects the two, and their lives are changed irrevocably.
36. The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.
37. His House (2020)
TV-14 | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface.
38. The Hunt (II) (2020)
R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen - for a very specific purpose - The Hunt.
39. Hunter Hunter (2020)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Joseph and his family live in the remote wilderness as fur trappers, but their tranquility is threatened when they think they are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf, and Joseph leaves them behind to track it.
41. The Platform (2019)
TV-MA | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. Only one food platform and two minutes per day to feed. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.
43. Midsommar (2019)
R | 148 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery