Highest Rated Horror TV Series With At Least 1000 Votes


1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 54,625

2. Ginga: Nagareboshi gin (1986– )

22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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An Akita-Inu puppy is destined to defend his people against a monstrous bear.

Votes: 2,145

3. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.9
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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends, must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, David Harbour

Votes: 488,993

4. The Storyteller (1987– )

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 3,322

5. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Yûki Kaji, Marina Inoue, Josh Grelle, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 96,279

6. Hannibal (2013–2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.6
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 190,280

7. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

TV-PG | 51 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 3,283

8. Supernatural (2005– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters", fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha Collins

Votes: 330,990

9. Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

8.5
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Ash has spent the last thirty years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Lucy Lawless

Votes: 50,874

10. Berserk (1997–1998)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Canna, Marc Diraison, Carrie Keranen, Kevin T. Collins

Votes: 21,434

11. Monkey Dust (2003–2005)

29 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

8.5
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Animated sketches take a darkly satirical swipe at turn-of-the-century Britain.

Stars: Tom Hillenbrand, Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 1,693

12. The Walking Dead (2010– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.4
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan

Votes: 742,713

13. Parasyte: The Maxim (2014– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Horror

8.4
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17-year-old Shinichi Izumi is partially infected by a Parasyte; monsters that butcher and consume humans. He must learn to co-exist with the creature if he is to survive both the life of a Parasyte and human, as part monster, part person.

Stars: Adam Gibbs, Aya Hirano, Brittney Karbowski, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Votes: 13,923

14. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.4
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Votes: 8,597

15. Mushi-Shi (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham, Kôjun Itô, Jennifer Seman

Votes: 9,679

16. The Originals (2013– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong.

Stars: Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt, Phoebe Tonkin

Votes: 95,551

17. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

Stars: Ross Hull, Daniel DeSanto, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther

Votes: 11,094

18. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012– )

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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The story of the Joestar family, who are possessed with intense psychic strength, and the adventures each member encounters throughout their lives.

Stars: Daisuke Ono, Unshô Ishizuka, Matthew Mercer, Tôru Ohkawa

Votes: 2,349

19. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)

TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.3
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The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

Stars: Marty Grabstein, Thea White, Peter Fernandez, Simon Prebble

Votes: 30,317

20. Baccano! (2007–2008)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades.

Stars: J. Michael Tatum, Caitlin Glass, Akemi Kanda, Maxey Whitehead

Votes: 8,494

21. Joogoonui Taeyang (2013– )

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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Tae Gong Shil has the ability to see ghosts, but their constant demands of help make her life impossible, until she meets Joo Jong Won, handsome CEO that measures everything with money, since when she touches him, the ghosts disappear.

Stars: Hyo-Jin Kong, Ji-seob So, In-Guk Seo, Yoo-Ri Kim

Votes: 2,259

22. Marble Hornets (2009–2014)

217 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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When film student Jay gets some tapes from his friend Alex containing footage of a cancelled film project called Marble Hornets, he is followed by an entity called The Operator and finds out the secrets behind the tapes.

Stars: Troy Wagner, Joseph DeLage, Slender Man, Tim Sutton

Votes: 1,120

23. The Terror (2018– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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In 1848, two real life warships, HMS Terror and HMS Erebus, sent on a Royal Naval expedition to find the treacherous Northwest Passage become trapped in ice near Arctic and face starvation, mutiny, cannibalism and a demonic polar bear.

Stars: Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis

Votes: 16,961

24. Bates Motel (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.

Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

Votes: 79,049

25. Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney

Votes: 94,764

26. The Exorcist (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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Follows three priests dealing with cases of a demonic presence targeting a family and a foster home.

Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan, Hannah Kasulka

Votes: 19,999

27. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 5,704

28. The Returned (2012– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frédéric Pierrot, Céline Sallette

Votes: 17,792

29. American Gothic (1995–1996)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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The show is set in the town of Trinity, South Carolina. Lucas Buck, the local sheriff, has supernatural powers. He uses these powers to manipulate people into making evil choices. Lucas ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco, Brenda Bakke

Votes: 3,635

30. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X.

Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 4,181

31. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.

Stars: Alex House, Maggie Castle, Bill Turnbull, Melanie Leishman

Votes: 3,088

32. Môsô dairinin (2004– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.2
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Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.

Stars: Shôzô Îzuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 7,402

33. Salad Fingers (2004– )

TV-MA | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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The surreal adventures of Saladfingers, an unknown creature living in a apocalyptic wasteland.

Star: David Firth

Votes: 1,399

34. Shin Sekai Yori (2012– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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In a post-apocalyptic world set a thousand years after our era, the remaining humans, now with telekinesis, live in a seemingly peaceful society, but dark secrets of the past will soon be discovered by a small group of friends.

Stars: John Kaiser, David Wald, Haruka Kudô, Ayumu Murase

Votes: 1,645

35. Brimstone (1998–1999)

60 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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A dead cop, sentenced to Hell, is returned to Earth by the Devil to recover 113 escaped evil spirits.

Stars: Peter Horton, John Glover, Lori Petty, Teri Polo

Votes: 1,456

36. Higurashi no naku koro ni: Kai (2007– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.2
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The young group of friends in the town of Hinamizawa continue to have terrible conflicts with one another in their never ending summer of 1983, often ending with the brutal murder of one of... See full summary »

Stars: Yukari Tamura, Mai Nakahara, Mika Kanai, Satsuki Yukino

Votes: 1,406

37. Board James (2009– )

Comedy, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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James and his pals play eccentric board games from their youth.

Stars: James Rolfe, Mike Matei, Brendan Castner, Kevin Finn

Votes: 1,730

38. American Horror Story (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, and a cult.

Stars: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 229,702

39. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010–2014)

TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves, and carnival clowns that are stalking children.

Stars: Jeny Cassady, Dan Payne, Emma Grabinsky, Bailee Madison

Votes: 1,626

40. BrainDead (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.1
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A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.

Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 8,449

41. Millennium (I) (1996–1999)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group whose interest lies in cases involving doomsday cults and killers obsessed with the end of the millennium.

Stars: Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Tiplady

Votes: 8,634

42. Erufen rîto (2004)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.1
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Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality.

Stars: Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto, Adam Conlon

Votes: 24,693

43. Spawn (1997–1999)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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After being betrayed and murdered by his employer, a government trained assassin named, Al Simmons, is resurrected as a Hellspawn and is forced to become the reluctant leader of Hell's army.

Stars: Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings, James Keane

Votes: 6,178

44. Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014– )

TV-MA | 12 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Macabre comedy about retired boxing champion Mike Tyson, his brainy adopted Asian-American daughter, a friendly but wimpy gay gentleman ghost and a cursed perverse mean-spirited talking pigeon who solve weird mysteries together.

Stars: Mike Tyson, Norm MacDonald, Rachel Ramras, Jim Rash

Votes: 2,703

45. Re: Zero kara hajimeru isekai seikatsu (2016– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Shortly after being summoned to a new world, Subaru Natsuki and his new female companion are brutally murdered. But then he awakes to find himself in the same alley, with the same thugs, the same girl, and the day begins to repeat.

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Sean Chiplock, Rie Takahashi, Kayli Mills

Votes: 3,780

46. Claymore (2007)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability... See full summary »

Stars: Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young, Motoki Takagi

Votes: 10,286

47. The Walking Dead: Webisodes (2011–2013)

8 min | Short, Drama, Horror

8.1
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A web-series spin-off of "The Walking Dead."

Stars: Rick Otto, Lilli Birdsell, Josh Stewart, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 3,552

48. Epitafios (2004– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.1
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A series of homicides reunite detectives Renzo Marquez and Marina Segal and leads them on a quest to stop a killer whose modus operandi is to replicate previous slayings as if they were works of art.

Stars: Julio Chávez, Cecilia Roth, Villanueva Cosse, Carlos Portaluppi

Votes: 1,033

49. Higurashi no naku koro ni (2006– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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The story of a group of young friends and the mysterious events that occur in the rural village of Hinamizawa.

Stars: John Snyder, Sôichirô Hoshi, Mai Nakahara, Satsuki Yukino

Votes: 3,621

50. Natsume yûjinchô (2008– )

Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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When Natsume Takashi inherits a book that belonged to his late grandmother he realizes the book is filled with the names of spirits she defeated and bound to her will. He then decides to return their names so they can be free once again.

Stars: Hiroshi Kamiya, Kazuhiko Inoue, Miki Itô, Ryohei Kimura

Votes: 1,060