The 8 Best Horror Movies of 2012

In our list of the best horror movies in 2012 we have The Battery, Maniac, The Woman in Black, John Dies at the End & Byzantium. The top movie is The Battery scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6/10 stars from 25 users. Starring in this 2012 movie is Larry Fessenden, Sarah Allen, Jeremy Gardner, Olivia Bonilla, Elise Stella. The second best 2012 horror movie is Maniac scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.2/10 stars from 34 users. These are the best horror films of 2012 and we hope you enjoy the 43 movies in our list of 2012 horror movies.

List of 2012 Horror Films

  • The Battery (2012)

    The Battery 2012
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

    Larry Fessenden, Sarah Allen, Jeremy Gardner, Olivia Bonilla, Elise Stella - The Battery is the first movie for Jeremy Gardner to direct, produce, helped write and act in. He did an amazing really good job for a newbie. The Battery had a budget of $6,000, shoot in Kent and Norwalk…

  • Maniac (2012)

    Maniac 2012
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

    Elijah Wood, America Olivo, Brittani Cox, Sal Landi, Jan Broberg - Director Franck Khalfoun (Wrong Turn at Tahoe, P2) did an exceptional job with Maniac considering this is his third movie to direct. Maniac is all time EPIC. I am not sure I will see it again because…

  • The Woman in Black (2012)

    The Woman in Black 2012
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

    Victor McGuire, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Stockley, Roger Allam, Ciarán Hinds - The Woman in Black had a lot of expectations to do well behind it especially with Daniel Radcliffe as the leading man. Harry Potter doing a horror movie and so quick after wrapping up the last Harry Potter…

  • John Dies at the End (2012)

    John Dies at the End 2012
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

    Doug Jones, Daniel Roebuck, Clancy Brown, Angus Scrimm, Kevin Michael Richardson - John Dies at the End (2012) is an American dark comedy fantasy science fiction thriller horror movie that was made in Lomita, California, USA. Director and co-writer Don Coscarelli (Phantasm (1979), Bubba…

  • Byzantium (2012)

    Byzantium 2012
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10

    Jonny Lee Miller, Caleb Landry Jones, Sam Riley, Kate Ashfield, Saoirse Ronan - Byzantium is about a mother (Clara - Gemma Arterton - Unfinished Song, Tamara Drewe, Clash of the Titans) and daughter (Eleanor - Saoirse Ronan - The Lovely Bones, Death Defying Acts, Atonement) who moves…

  • Underworld: Awakening (2012)

    Underworld: Awakening 2012
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

    Richard Cetrone, Christian Tessier, Kurt Max Runte, Kate Beckinsale, Dan Payne - Underworld: Awakening (2012) is a 1h 28-min American 3D action-fantasy-horror film and is the fourth installment in the Underworld film series. Directors Mans Marlind (The Bridge (2011-2015), Storm (2005),…

  • Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance (2012)

    Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance 2012
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

    William Knight, John DiMaggio, Joe Coleman, Katherine Ramsland, Mark Gado - Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance (2012) is an American horror documentary/biography that contains drama and crime. Director, producer and editor John Borowski (H.H. Holmes: America's…

  • Resolution (2012)

    Resolution 2012
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

    Bill Oberst Jr., Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Peter Cilella, Vinny Curran - The trailer for Resolution (2012) was respectably well made and it left me anxious to see this movie. Resolution is directed by Justin Benson (Spring, A.M., Wrecked) and Aaron Scott Moorhead (For…