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, Amber Valletta, Joan Heney, Bob Gunton, Steven Taylor
      Directors: James Wan
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

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  3. Jaws (1975)

    • Jaws (1975)

      AKA(s): Stillness in the Water
      Synopsis: When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
      Cast: Joseph Oliveira, Roy Scheider, Jeffrey Kramer, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Cyprian R. Dube, Steven Spielberg, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Ted Grossman, Jay Mello
      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, John McIntire, Simon Oakland, Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Albertson, Paul Jasmin
      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, Jason Miller, Linda Blair, John Mahon, Ellen Burstyn, Kitty Winn, Rudolf Schündler, Mary Boylan, Donna Mitchell
      Directors: William Friedkin
      Genres: Horror

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  6. Halloween (1978)

    • Halloween (1978)

      AKA(s): John Carpenter's Halloween, The Babysitter Murders
      Synopsis: On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill.
      Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, John Carpenter, Nancy Stephens, P.J. Soles, Nancy Kyes, Charles Cyphers, Tommy Lee Wallace, Arthur Malet, Nick Castle
      Directors: John Carpenter
      Genres: Horror, Thriller

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