Gorilla Warrior's GREATEST HORROR Films Ever Made * MUST-SEE*by Gorilla_Warrior | created - 01 Jul 2016 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
As a tough, experienced Horror critic, Gorilla Warrior only selects the best; few make the list out of thousands of Horror films.
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1. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.
Votes: 203,878 | Gross: $47.00M
first horror ever saw, and my favorite, still.
2. As Above, So Below (2014)
R | 93 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 66,216 | Gross: $21.20M
only film to ever actually film IN catacombs beneath Paris; google the background about it. Amazing
3. The Houses October Built (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Five friends are stalked by a group of mysterious and disturbed individuals while on a road trip looking for the ultimate haunted house attraction.
perfect backwoods, country scare for the month of October, esp. scary film with the perfect ending for horror genre/ films; how it should end, more often than not
4. Grave Encounters (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true.
Ghost Adventures spoof that turns into a surprisingly great scare
5. Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.
6. Apartment 143 (2011)
R | 80 min | Horror, Thriller
A team of parapsychologists try to figure out a strange phenomenon occurring in an apartment building.
Votes: 10,540 | Gross: $0.00M
7. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
R | 89 min | Horror
Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Votes: 68,910 | Gross: $12.63M
8. The Lords of Salem (2012)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record - a "gift from the Lords". The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts?
Votes: 24,918 | Gross: $1.16M
Despite ending scene, the way it was done - up until then it is a great film, esp for us into Salem
9. The Ring (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
Votes: 296,223 | Gross: $129.13M
trendsetter; no one watched a VHS for a week after first seeing it; never again , few years later
10. 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: 15,281 | Gross: $0.01M
11. V/H/S (2012)
R | 116 min | Horror, Thriller
When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman
Votes: 52,727 | Gross: $0.10M
12. V/H/S/2 (2013)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.
Votes: 33,079 | Gross: $0.02M
13. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
14. The Devil's Rejects (2005)
R | 107 min | Crime, Horror
The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target.
Votes: 85,576 | Gross: $17.04M
I maintain this is an action film, but follows House of 1000- to where they could be merged as one film (afterwards, ex: The Godfather Epic)
15. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Votes: 138,574 | Gross: $1.03M
again, perfect ending for horror genre/ films; how it should end, more often than not
17. The Conjuring 2 (2016)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit.
Votes: 191,334 | Gross: $102.47M
18. Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
In the dying days of the old west, an elderly sheriff and his posse set out to rescue their town's doctor from cannibalistic cave dwellers.
19. 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: 145,534 | Gross: $54.24M
20. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Votes: 335,900 | Gross: $42.07M
22. Sinister (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 196,755 | Gross: $48.09M
24. Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily.
Votes: 139,792 | Gross: $83.59M
25. Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
Votes: 81,843 | Gross: $52.22M
26. The Conjuring (2013)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.
Votes: 392,546 | Gross: $137.40M
27. The Others (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
Votes: 311,880 | Gross: $96.52M
28. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror
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.
Votes: 240,424 | Gross: $71.99M
29. 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: 176,329 | Gross: $42.10M
30. Jeepers Creepers (2001)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.
Votes: 102,218 | Gross: $37.90M
31. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 157,979 | Gross: $47.33M
32. Oculus (I) (2013)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery
A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Votes: 106,113 | Gross: $27.70M
33. The Visit (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.
Votes: 101,495 | Gross: $65.21M
34. The Boy (2016)
PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 68,176 | Gross: $35.79M
36. The Purge: Election Year (2016)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.
Votes: 79,378 | Gross: $79.00M
37. 31 (2016)
R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 14,837 | Gross: $0.78M
38. Hush (I) (2016)
R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
39. Don't Breathe (2016)
R | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.
Votes: 184,096 | Gross: $89.22M
40. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.
Votes: 304,461 | Gross: $101.07M
41. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
42. Get Out (I) (2017)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.
Votes: 388,821 | Gross: $176.04M
43. Trick 'r Treat (2007)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror
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.
44. Tales of Halloween (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror
Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents.
Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, Neil Marshall, Lucky McKee, Mike Mendez, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin, John Skipp, Paul Solet | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Hunter Smit, Cameron Easton, Caroline Williams
46. 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: 36,470 | Gross: $0.10M
47. 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: 30,933 | Gross: $0.08M
48. A Quiet Place (2018)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
Votes: 293,971 | Gross: $188.02M
49. Halloween (I) (2018)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller