Feature Film, Rating Count at least 25,000, Horror (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Alien (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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89 Metascore

The crew of a commercial spacecraft encounter a deadly lifeform after investigating an unknown transmission.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 873,060 | Gross: $78.90M

2. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 665,747 | Gross: $32.00M

3. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 1,008,222 | Gross: $44.02M

4. Tumbbad (2018)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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A mythological story about a goddess who created the entire universe. The plot revolves around the consequences when humans build a temple for her first-born.

Directors: Rahi Anil Barve, Anand Gandhi, Adesh Prasad | Stars: Sohum Shah, Jyoti Malshe, Anita Date-Kelkar, Ronjini Chakraborty

Votes: 45,972

5. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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57 Metascore

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 420,154 | Gross: $13.78M

6. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.1
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81 Metascore

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 402,674 | Gross: $232.91M

7. Diabolique (1955)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.1
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The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal plan to murder him with what they believe is the perfect alibi.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Votes: 65,965 | Gross: $1.09M

8. The Blue Elephant (2014)

Not Rated | 170 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients. Trying ... See full summary »

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Khaled El-Sawi, Nilli Karim, Mohamed Mamdouh

Votes: 28,636

9. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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96 Metascore

A young couple trying for a baby moves into an aging, ornate apartment building on Central Park West, where they find themselves surrounded by peculiar neighbors.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 215,519

10. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Passed | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.0
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75 Metascore

A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Votes: 56,549 | Gross: $4.05M

11. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Not Rated | 67 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Votes: 63,896

12. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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82 Metascore

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl

Votes: 216,819 | Gross: $2.12M

13. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

7.9
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76 Metascore

The uneventful, aimless lives of a London electronics salesman and his layabout roommate are disrupted by the zombie apocalypse.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 555,438 | Gross: $13.54M

14. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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90 Metascore

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 85,691 | Gross: $10.00M

15. Nosferatu (1922)

Not Rated | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder

Votes: 97,221

16. I Saw the Devil (2010)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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67 Metascore

A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik, Jeon Gook-hwan, Ho-jin Chun

Votes: 130,003 | Gross: $0.13M

17. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.8
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47 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 420,934 | Gross: $59.74M

18. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Unrated | 127 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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71 Metascore

Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross

Votes: 120,692 | Gross: $5.10M

19. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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89 Metascore

A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a horde of flesh-eating ghouls that are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

Votes: 128,387 | Gross: $0.09M

20. The Innocents (1961)

Not Rated | 100 min | Horror

7.8
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88 Metascore

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave

Votes: 30,525 | Gross: $2.62M

21. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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95 Metascore

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 48,331 | Gross: $4.36M

22. Freaks (1932)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Horror

7.8
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80 Metascore

A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 46,626 | Gross: $0.63M

23. Frankenstein (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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91 Metascore

Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster out of lifeless body parts.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

Votes: 72,495

24. Get Out (I) (2017)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener

Votes: 596,372 | Gross: $176.04M

25. Evil Dead II (1987)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

7.7
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Votes: 164,172 | Gross: $5.92M

26. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

7.7
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87 Metascore

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.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 272,486 | Gross: $47.00M

27. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.7
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92 Metascore

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 50,169

28. Searching (III) (2018)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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71 Metascore

After his teenage daughter goes missing, a desperate father tries to find clues on her laptop.

Director: Aneesh Chaganty | Stars: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La

Votes: 162,128 | Gross: $26.02M

29. Train to Busan (2016)

Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok, Su-an Kim

Votes: 217,885 | Gross: $2.13M

30. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

7.6
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76 Metascore

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are struggling with the mundane aspects of modern life, like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 183,451 | Gross: $3.33M

31. The Skin I Live In (2011)

R | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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70 Metascore

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes

Votes: 152,754 | Gross: $3.19M

32. Zombieland (2009)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

7.6
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73 Metascore

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting bruiser in search of the last Twinkie and a pair of sisters striving to get to an amusement park join forces in a trek across a zombie-filled America.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 573,738 | Gross: $75.59M

33. Saw (2004)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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46 Metascore

Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, and soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung

Votes: 418,753 | Gross: $56.00M

34. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Votes: 365,659 | Gross: $96.52M

35. Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)

R | 103 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.6
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62 Metascore

When a girl is abducted by a vampire, a legendary bounty hunter is hired to bring her back.

Directors: Jack Fletcher, Yoshiaki Kawajiri | Stars: Andrew Philpot, John Rafter Lee, Pamela Adlon, Wendee Lee

Votes: 32,281 | Gross: $0.15M

36. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 600,385 | Gross: $15.07M

37. The Fly (1986)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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79 Metascore

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Votes: 181,681 | Gross: $40.46M

38. Repulsion (1965)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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91 Metascore

A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 53,478

39. The Birds (1963)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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90 Metascore

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 188,825 | Gross: $11.40M

40. Peeping Tom (1960)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Votes: 35,603 | Gross: $0.08M

41. Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.6
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90 Metascore

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured and goes to extreme lengths to give her a new face.

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault

Votes: 31,799 | Gross: $0.05M

42. The Invisible Man (1933)

TV-PG | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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87 Metascore

A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

Votes: 35,246

43. Stree (2018)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Horror

7.5
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In the small town of Chanderi, the menfolk live in fear of an evil spirit named "Stree" who abducts men in the night. Based on the urban legend of "Nale Ba" that went viral in Karnataka in the 1990s.

Director: Amar Kaushik | Stars: Ashish Chhipa, Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi

Votes: 33,996

44. A Quiet Place (2018)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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82 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe

Votes: 521,602 | Gross: $188.02M

45. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

7.5
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Eli Craig | Stars: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden, Jesse Moss

Votes: 179,287 | Gross: $0.22M

46. The Conjuring (2013)

R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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68 Metascore

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor

Votes: 503,214 | Gross: $137.40M

47. Grindhouse (2007)

R | 191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

7.5
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77 Metascore

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's homage to exploitation double features in the '60s and '70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them.

Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie | Stars: Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Danny Trejo, Zoë Bell

Votes: 184,889 | Gross: $25.04M

48. 28 Days Later... (2002)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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73 Metascore

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Alex Palmer

Votes: 412,248 | Gross: $45.06M

49. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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59 Metascore

A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst

Votes: 321,524 | Gross: $105.26M

50. The Crow (1994)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 183,895 | Gross: $50.69M


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