Top Horror Movie Theme Songs List

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Top Horror Movie Theme Songs List
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These top horror movie theme songs are so popular that you hear them and immediately picture the film associated with the tune. Catchy tunes in a horror movie are not something easily accomplished, but these theme songs nailed it. We listed each song by the film it is associated with basic movie information and a video with the theme song for your listening pleasure. New additions will be added periodically.


Top Horror Movie Theme Songs

  1. Saw (2004)

  2. Dead Silence (2007)

    • Dead Silence (2007)

      Synopsis: A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
      Cast: Julian Richings, Fred Tatasciore, Keir Gilchrist, Enn Reitel, Donnie Wahlberg, Laura Regan, Steven Taylor, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta
      Directors: James Wan
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

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  3. Jaws (1975)

    • Jaws (1975)

      AKA(s): Stillness in the Water
      Synopsis: A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a part-time sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.
      Cast: Joseph Oliveira, Roy Scheider, Jeffrey Kramer, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Robin Eddins, Steven Spielberg, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Cyprian R. Dube, Ayn Ruymen
      Directors: Steven Spielberg
      Genres: Thriller, Drama, Adventure

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  4. Psycho (1960)

    • Psycho (1960)

      AKA(s): Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
      Synopsis: 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.
      Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Virginia Gregg, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, Francis De Sales, Walter Bacon, George Dockstader, Hans Moebus, George Eldredge
      Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

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  5. The Exorcist (1973)

    • The Exorcist (1973)

      AKA(s): The Exorcist: The Version You Haven't Seen Yet, The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen, William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist
      Synopsis: When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
      Cast: Max von Sydow, Eileen Dietz, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, John Mahon, Ellen Burstyn, Donna Mitchell, Kitty Winn, Rudolf Schündler, Mary Boylan
      Directors: William Friedkin
      Genres: Horror

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  6. Halloween (1978)

    • Halloween (1978)

      AKA(s): John Carpenter's Halloween, The Babysitter Murders
      Synopsis: 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 to kill again.
      Cast: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Carpenter, P.J. Soles, Nancy Stephens, Nancy Kyes, Charles Cyphers, Tommy Lee Wallace, Mickey Yablans, Tony Moran
      Directors: John Carpenter
      Genres: Horror, Thriller

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