Top 50 Best Horror Movies of All Time!

51). Grindhouse (2007)


Score: 7.56/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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A double-bill of thrillers that recall both filmmakers' favorite exploitation films. "Grindhouse" (a downtown movie theater in disrepair since its…
Directors: Rob Zombie, Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth …
Stars: Danny Trejo, Tom Savini, Bill Moseley, Nicolas Cage, Udo Kier

52). Army of Darkness (1992)


Score: 7.59/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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Ash is transported with his car to 1,300 A.D., where he is captured by Lord Arthur and turned slave with…
Director: Sam Raimi
Stars: Bill Moseley, Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Ian Abercrombie

53). Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)


Score: 7.42/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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It hasn't even been a year since a plantation owner named Louis lost his wife in childbirth. Both his wife…
Director: Neil Jordan
Stars: Jacquelyn Twodat Jackson, Tom Cruise, Stephen Rea, Brad Pitt, Andrew Tiernan

54). Saw (2004)


Score: 6.51/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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Waking up in a undisclosed location in a unknown room two men, adam and gordon are trapped into a single…
Director: James Wan
Stars: Leigh Whannell, Ned Bellamy, Dina Meyer, Shawnee Smith, Ken Leung

55). Ghostwatch (1992)


Score: 5.92/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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The BBC gives over a whole evening to an 'investigation into the supernatural'. Four respected presenters and a camera crew…
Director: Lesley Manning
Stars: Chris Miller, Mike Smith, Mark Lewis, Colin Stinton, Roger Tebb

56). Island of Lost Souls (1932)


Score: 8.55/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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After his ship goes down, Edward Parker is rescued at sea. Parker gets into a fight with Captain Davies of…
Director: Erle C. Kenton
Stars: Bela Lugosi, James Dime, Robert Milasch, Paul Hurst, Charles Gemora

57). The Evil Dead (1981)


Score: 8/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Five college students take time off to spend a peaceful vacation in a remote cabin. A book and audio tape…
Director: Sam Raimi
Stars: Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel, Sam Raimi, Josh Becker

58). A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)


Score: 8.11/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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On Elm Street, Nancy Thompson and a group of her friends (comprising Tina Gray, Rod Lane and Glen Lantz) are…
Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Johnny Depp, Lin Shaye, Robert Englund, Robert Shaye, Heather Langenkamp

59). Suspiria (1977)


Score: 7.78/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Suzy Bannion travels to Germany to perfect her ballet skills. She arrives at the Tanz dance academy in the pouring…
Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Udo Kier, Gregory Snegoff, Rudolf Schündler, Dario Argento, Jessica Harper

60). The Fly (1986)


Score: 8.13/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum), a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis) by offering…
Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Michael Copeman

61). The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)


Score: 7.96/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick…
Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: John Larroquette, Marilyn Burns, William Vail, Gunnar Hansen, Jim Siedow

62). Dead Alive (1992)


Score: 7.11/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Deep in the lush jungles of the isolated Skull Island lies the habitat of the elusive, yet endangered and utterly…
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Peter Jackson, Jed Brophy, Forrest J. Ackerman, Forrest J Ackerman, Harry Sinclair

63). The Conjuring (2013)


Score: 8.11/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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In 1971, Carolyn and Roger Perron move their family into a dilapidated Rhode Island farm house and soon strange things…
Director: James Wan
Stars: Patrick Wilson, Joseph Bishara, Steve Coulter, Millie Wannamaker, Jesse Michael Fullington

64). The Penalty (1920)


Score: 7.75/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Blizzard, deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were perhaps needlessly amputated after an accident, becomes a…
Director: Wallace Worsley
Stars: Lee Phelps, Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

65). Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)


Score: 7.57/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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This version of Dracula is closely based on Bram Stoker's classic novel of the same name. A young lawyer (Jonathan…
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins, Winona Ryder, Monica Bellucci

66). Jacob's Ladder (1990)


Score: 7.26/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Jacob Singer is trying to make sense of his fractured life and memories. Plagued by hallucinations, flashbacks, and conspiracies, he…
Director: Adrian Lyne
Stars: Pruitt Taylor Vince, Ving Rhames, Christopher John Fields, Becky Ann Baker, Matt Craven

67). Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)


Score: 5.88/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Director: Jack Smight
Stars: Julian Barnes, Peter Sallis, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Tom Baker

68). The Wolf Man (1941)


Score: 8.26/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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Upon the death of his brother, Larry Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a…
Director: George Waggner
Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Connie Leon, Bela Lugosi, J.M. Kerrigan, Harry Stubbs

69). The Uninvited (1944)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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A brother and sister move into an old seaside house they find abandoned for many years on the English coast.…
Director: Lewis Allen
Stars: Leyland Hodgson, Helena Grant, Betty Farrington, Alan Napier, Lynda Grey

70). Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)


Score: 8.1/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion from a small town to the…
Director: Philip Kaufman
Stars: Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum, Donald Sutherland, Michael Chapman, Brooke Adams

71). Cat People (1942)


Score: 8.35/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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Serbian national Irena Dubrovna, a fashion sketch artist, has recently arrived in New York for work. The first person who…
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Connie Leon, Charles Jordan, Alan Napier, Murdock MacQuarrie, Donald Kerr

72). Carrie (1976)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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It's nearing the end of the school year. High school senior Carrie White is a social outcast, largely due to…
Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: P.J. Soles, William Katt, Priscilla Pointer, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

73). Eraserhead (1977)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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A film that defies conventional logic and storytelling, fueled by its dark nightmarish atmosphere and compellingly disturbing visuals. Henry Spencer…
Director: David Lynch
Stars: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Jack Walsh, Judith Roberts, Darwin Joston

74). The Return of the Living Dead (1985)


Score: 8.16/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the…
Director: Dan O'Bannon
Stars: Brian Peck, Linnea Quigley, James Karen, Clu Gulager, Thom Mathews

75). Horror of Dracula (1958)


Score: 7.72/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where…
Director: Terence Fisher
Stars: Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Peter Cushing, George Woodbridge, John Maxim

76). Pi (1998)


Score: 7.8/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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In NYC's Chinatown, recluse math genius Max (Sean Gullette) believes "everything can be understood in terms of numbers," and he…
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Stars: Mark Margolis, Stanley B. Herman, Ajay Naidu, Abraham Aronofsky, Samia Shoaib

77). Poltergeist (1982)


Score: 8.68/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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A young family are visited by ghosts in their home. At first the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the…
Directors: Steven Spielberg, Tobe Hooper
Stars: James Karen, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein, Allan Graf, Heather O'Rourke

78). Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)


Score: 6.99/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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In the Victorian London, the barber Benjamin Barker is married to the gorgeous Lucy and they have a lovely child,…
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Leigh Daniels

79). It (2017)


Score: 7.74/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one. In a place known as 'The Barrens',…
Directors: Andrés Muschietti, Andy Muschietti
Stars: Javier Botet, Steven Williams, Megan Charpentier, Neil Crone, Stephen Bogaert

80). Possession (1981)


Score: 7.85/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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During a secretive business trip away, Mark learns that his wife Anna is growing restless in what he believed was…
Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Sam Neill, Shaun Lawton, Isabelle Adjani, Barbara Stanek, Carl Duering

81). The Body Snatcher (1945)


Score: 7.75/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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In Edinburgh in 1831, Dr. Wolfe MacFarlane runs a medical school where Donald Fettes is a student. Fettes is interested…
Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Ted Billings, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Williams

82). The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist (2016)


Score: 7.87/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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In 1977, paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to London, England, where single mother Peggy Hodgson believes that something…
Director: James Wan
Stars: Javier Botet, Patrick Wilson, Robin Atkin Downes, Jamie Soricelli, David Thewlis

83). Sleepy Hollow (1999)


Score: 7.64/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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The curse of the headless horseman is the legacy of the small town of Sleepy Hollow. Spearheaded by the eager…
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Johnny Depp, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Kevin Hudson, Christopher Walken

84). Taste of Fear (1961)


Score: 5.83/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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Penny Applebee's parents were divorced when she was quite young and she grew up with her mother. After her mother's…
Director: Seth Holt
Stars: Christopher Lee, Gordon Sterne, Anne Blake, Rodney Burke, Frederick Schrecker

85). Them! (1954)


Score: 5.79/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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In the New Mexico desert, Police Sgt. Ben Peterson and his partner find a child wandering in the desert and…
Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: William Schallert, James Whitmore, Leonard Nimoy, Charles Meredith, Dick York

86). The Call of Cthulhu (2005)


Score: 5.79/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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A faithful rendition of H.P. Lovecraft's short story, presented in the style of a silent film from the 1920s. While…
Director: Andrew Leman
Stars: Mike Dalager, Chad Fifer, John Klemantaski, Erin Emmalee, Jason Owens

87). Don't Look Now (1973)


Score: 8.45/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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John and Laura Baxter are in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to…
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Renato Scarpa, Hilary Mason, Massimo Serato

88). Theater of Blood (1973)


Score: 8.3/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Edward Lionheart (Vincent Price) stars as an actor overlooked for a critics' acting award, despite producing a season of Shakespeare…
Director: Douglas Hickox
Stars: Vincent Price, Tutte Lemkow, Harry Andrews, Michael Hordern, Eric Sykes

89). Village of the Damned (1960)


Score: 8.25/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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In the small English village of Midwich everybody and everything falls into a deep, mysterious sleep for several hours in…
Director: Wolf Rilla
Stars: Richard Vernon, Barbara Shelley, John Phillips, Aidan Harrington, John Stuart

90). The Shape of Water (2017)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly fable set against the backdrop of Cold…
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Doug Jones, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, David Hewlett, Christopher Marren

91). Hereditary (2018)


Score: 8.3/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets…
Director: Ari Aster
Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette, Ann Dowd, Marilyn Miller, Moises L. Tovar

92). They Live (1988)


Score: 6.98/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world…
Director: John Carpenter
Stars: George 'Buck' Flower, Peter Jason, John Carpenter, Keith David, Al Leong

93). Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)


Score: 7.56/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Adam (Tom Hiddleston), an underground musician, reunites with his lover for centuries (Tilda Swinton) after he becomes depressed and tired…
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Stars: Anton Yelchin, John Hurt, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Tilda Swinton

94). Dead Ringers (1988)


Score: 8.02/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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The Mantle brothers are both doctors - both gynecologists - and identical twins. Mentally however, one of them is more…
Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: David Cronenberg, Jeremy Irons, Denis Akiyama, Damir Andrei, Barbara Gordon

95). The Changeling (1980)


Score: 7.43/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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It was the perfect family vacation for composer John Russell and his family when a freak automobile accident claims the…
Director: Peter Medak
Stars: J. Kenneth Campbell, Terence Kelly, Giancarlo Esposito, George C. Scott, Roberta Maxwell

96). Videodrome (1983)


Score: 7.07/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Max Renn is the President of Channel 83 Civic-TV, a small television station on the UHF dial. He defends his…
Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: David Cronenberg, James Woods, Peter Dvorsky, Kay Hawtrey, Leslie Carlson

97). Angel Heart (1987)


Score: 7.77/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Harry Angel has a new case, to find a man called Johnny Favourite. Except things aren't quite that simple and…
Director: Alan Parker
Stars: Pruitt Taylor Vince, Judith Drake, Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Stocker Fontelieu

98). Climax (2018)


Score: 8.1/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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In the mid 1990's, 20 French urban dancers join together for a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school located…
Director: Gaspar Noé
Stars: Sofia Boutella, Sarah Belala, Ashley Biscette, Kiddy Smile, Romain Guillermic

99). Split (2016)


Score: 7.02/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still…
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Stars: Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, M. Night Shyamalan, Jon Douglas Rainey, Francesco Scorsone

100). Dawn of the Dead (2004)


Score: 7.29/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Ana goes home to her peaceful suburban residence, but she is unpleasantly surprised the morning that follows when her husband…
Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Tom Savini, Matt Frewer, Ken Foree, Boyd Banks, Kevin Zegers

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