Top 10 Highest Grossing Horror Movies Ever!

Top 10 Highest Grossing Horror Movies Ever!

Ever wondered what the highest grossing horror movie are? We took some time and put together this top list for all you horror fans out there, both casual and hardcore fans. Putting this list together revealed a couple of shocking results for me too. Hope you enjoy this list. I also included necessary information for each horror film along with their respective movie trailers.

Highest Grossing Horror Films List

  1. The Ghostbusters (1984)

    • Grossing an estimated $291,000,000
    • Ghostbusters (1984)

      Synopsis: Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
      Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Larry King, Bill Murray, Willow Hale, Harold Ramis, Michael Ensign, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts
      Directors: Ivan Reitman
      Genres: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure

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  2. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

  3. Van Helsing (2004)

    • Grossing an estimated $296,000,000
    • Van Helsing (2004)

      Synopsis: The notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.
      Cast: Hugh Jackman, Kevin J. O'Connor, Kate Beckinsale, David Wenham, Alun Armstrong, Martin Klebba, Robbie Coltrane, Marek Vasut, Josie Maran, Tom Fisher
      Directors: Stephen Sommers
      Genres: Thriller, Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure

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  4. The Conjuring (2013)

  5. Signs (2002)

    • Grossing an estimated $408,000,000
    • Signs (2002)

      AKA(s): M. Night Shyamalan's Signs
      Synopsis: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
      Cast: Abigail Breslin, Greg Wood, Rory Culkin, Mel Gibson, M. Night Shyamalan, Patricia Kalember, Jose L. Rodriguez, Ukee Washington, Lanny Flaherty, Ted Sutton
      Directors: M. Night Shyamalan
      Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery

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  6. The Exorcist (1973)

    • Grossing an estimated $441,000,000
    • 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, Mary Boylan, Rudolf Schündler, Donna Mitchell
      Directors: William Friedkin
      Genres: Horror

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  7. Jaws (1975)

    • Grossing an estimated $471,000,00
    • 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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  8. World War Z (2013)

  9. I Am Legend (2007)

    • Grossing an estimated$585,000,000
    • I Am Legend (2007)

      AKA(s): I Am Legend: The IMAX Experience
      Synopsis: Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
      Cast: Mark Steger, Will Smith, Alice Braga, April Grace, Logan Fry, John Grady, Matt Lauer, Dash Mihok, Kimberly Shannon Murphy, Madeline Hill
      Directors: Francis Lawrence
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama

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  10. The Sixth Sense (1999)

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