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)

  2. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

    • Grossing an estimated $296,000,000
    • Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

      AKA(s): Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil 4: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Afterlife: An IMAX 3D Experience
      Synopsis: While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.
      Cast: Shawn Roberts, Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Kim Coates, Sienna Guillory, Wentworth Miller, Spencer Locke, Fulvio Cecere, Denis Akiyama, Kacey Barnfield
      Directors: Paul W.S. Anderson
      Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

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  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, Kate Beckinsale, David Wenham, Kevin J. O'Connor, Alun Armstrong, Martin Klebba, Marek Vasut, Robbie Coltrane, Jaroslav Vízner, Shuler Hensley
      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, M. Night Shyamalan, Mel Gibson, Greg Wood, Rory Culkin, Ukee Washington, Lanny Flaherty, Patricia Kalember, Jose L. Rodriguez, Babita Hariani
      Directors: M. Night Shyamalan
      Genres: Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, 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, 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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  7. Jaws (1975)

    • Grossing an estimated $471,000,00
    • 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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  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, John Grady, Matt Lauer, Dash Mihok, April Grace, Logan Fry, Vince Cupone, Asa Liebmann
      Directors: Francis Lawrence
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi

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  10. The Sixth Sense (1999)

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