Top Horror Movie Theme Songs List

Top Horror Movie Theme Songs List

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, Donnie Wahlberg, Laura Regan, Enn Reitel, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Joan Heney
      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, Robin Eddins, Jeffrey Kramer, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Cyprian R. Dube, Steven Spielberg, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Dorothy Fielding
      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, Fletcher Allen, Lillian O'Malley, Prudence Beers, Fred Scheiwiller, Kit Carson
      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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