Top Creepy Atmospheric Horror Filmsby RileyOnFilm | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
This is my favorite type of horror movie. I review these films on my podcast, RileyOnFilm.com
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2. Take Shelter (2011)
R | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Votes: 86,202 | Gross: $1.73M
3. The Amityville Horror (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Votes: 33,491 | Gross: $86.43M
4. 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: 216,125 | Gross: $47.00M
5. The Wailing (2016)
TV-MA | 156 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Soon after a stranger arrives in a little village, a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman, drawn into the incident, is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
6. Tusk (2014)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A brash and arrogant podcaster gets more than he bargained for when he travels to Canada to interview a mysterious recluse... who has a rather disturbing fondness for walruses.
Votes: 43,265 | Gross: $1.82M
9. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
Votes: 56,926 | Gross: $8.95M
10. The Abandoned (2006)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An adopted woman returns to her home country and the family home that she never knew and must face the mystery that lies there.
Votes: 12,202 | Gross: $1.26M
11. The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
R | 85 min | Horror
A family of four staying at a secluded mobile home park for the night are stalked and then hunted by three masked psychopaths.
Votes: 24,243 | Gross: $24.43M
13. You're Next (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Votes: 82,998 | Gross: $18.47M
16. A Dark Song (2016)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.
18. Resolution (III) (2012)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A man imprisons his estranged junkie friend in an isolated cabin in the boonies of San Diego to force him through a week of sobriety, but the events of that week are being mysteriously manipulated.
20. Spring (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 109 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
A young man in a personal tailspin flees from US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.
Votes: 22,187 | Gross: $0.05M
21. Hell Fest (2018)
R | 89 min | Horror
A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.
Votes: 11,592 | Gross: $11.11M
22. Shelley (2016)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror
Louise and Kasper want to become parents but Louise is unable to have children. She seals a pact with her Romanian maid, Elena, to bear Louise's child, but things don't turn out as they planned.
24. Intruders (2015)
R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only problem.
25. Trollhunter (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Votes: 65,651 | Gross: $0.25M
26. Jug Face (2013)
R | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a creature in a pit.
30. Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
GP | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A recently institutionalized woman has bizarre experiences after moving into a supposedly haunted country farmhouse and fears she may be losing her sanity once again.
31. Gothika (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A depressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.
Votes: 102,866 | Gross: $59.69M
32. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 743,924 | Gross: $78.90M