The 16 Best Horror Movies of 1968

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1). Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Score: 9.11/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer Review
Desirous of starting a family, the young Catholic housewife, Rosemary Woodhouse, and her struggling actor husband, Guy, move into the…
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Rutanya Alda, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Ralph Bellamy, Phil Leeds, Max Wagner

2). Kuroneko (1968)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
A woman and her daughter-in-law are raped and murdered by samurais during the time of civil war. Afterwards, a series…
Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Chiyo Okada, Taiji Tonoyama, Harumi Hirota, Rokko Toura

3). Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Score: 8.52/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer Review
Barbra and Johnny visit their father's grave in a remote cemetery when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbra…
Director: George A. Romero
Stars: George A. Romero, Robert Harvey, Bill Cardille, Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille, Vincent D. Survinski

4). Hour of the Wolf (1968)

Score: 8.3/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place…
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Max von Sydow, Bertil Anderberg, Gudrun Brost, Ulf Johansson, Liv Ullmann

5). The Devil Rides Out (1968)

Score: 8.2/10 IMDB: 7.0/10 Trailer
In the countryside of England, the Duc de Richleau a.k.a Nicholas welcomes his old friend Rex Van Ryn that has…
Director: Terence Fisher
Stars: Christopher Lee, Eddie Powell, Richard Huggett, Charles Gray, John Bown

6). The Conqueror Worm (1968)

Score: 7.85/10 IMDB: 6.9/10 Trailer
England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from…
Director: Michael Reeves
Stars: Robert Russell, Vincent Price, Michael Segal, Maggie Kimberly, Tony Selby

7). Spirits of the Dead (1968)

Score: 7.8/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled, drugged and drunk English…
Directors: Roger Vadim, Federico Fellini, Louis Malle
Stars: Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda, Vincent Price, Paul Cooper, Dakar

8). Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)

Score: 7.3/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make…
Director: Freddie Francis
Stars: Christopher Lee, Michael Ripper, Veronica Carlson, John D. Collins, Rupert Davies

9). Destroy All Monsters (1968)

Score: 6.85/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Land and are using them to destroy all…
Directors: Ishirô Honda, Ishirô Honda
Stars: Ted Rusoff, Kenji Sahara, Yutaka Sada, Rinsaku Ogata, Hal Linden

10). Big Monster War (1968)

Score: 5.8/10 IMDB: 6.4/10 Trailer
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Director: Yoshiyuki Kuroda
Stars: Yoshihiko Aoyama, Yukiyasu Watanabe, Chikara Hashimoto, Keiko Yukitomo, Gen Kimura

11). A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)

Score: 5.52/10 IMDB: 6.7/10 Trailer
Renowned painter Leonardo Ferri, whose works have a standard price set by the market, and his girlfriend Flavia live together…
Director: Elio Petri
Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Umberto Di Grazia, Giuseppe Bella, Georges Géret

12). Frankenstein's Bloody Terror (1968)

Score: 5.11/10 IMDB: 5.2/10 Trailer
A man suffers from the curse of lyncanthropy and seeks out the aid of a German doctor and his wife…
Director: Enrique L��pez Eguiluz
Stars: Paul Naschy, Beatriz Savón, María Teresa Torralba, Antonio Orengo, Victoriano López

13). Brides of Blood (1968)

Score: 5/10 IMDB: 5.0/10 Trailer
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Directors: Gerardo de Leon, Eddie Romero
Stars: Beverly Powers, John Ashley, Eva Darren, Bruno Punzalan, Kent Taylor

14). The Crimson Cult (1968)

Score: 4.98/10 IMDB: 5.5/10 Trailer
When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While…
Director: Vernon Sewell
Stars: Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Kevin Smith, Boris Karloff, Fred Wood

15). Ghosts of Hanley House (1968)

Score: 4.49/10 IMDB: 4.1/10
Five people are spending the night in a haunted house. Things get dicey when some of them start turning up…
Director: Louise Sherrill
Stars: Jim Ward, Elsie Baker, Barbara Chase, Wilkie de Martel, Roberta Reeves

16). The Green Slime (1968)

Score: 3.4/10 IMDB: 4.6/10 Trailer
A giant asteroid is heading toward Earth so some astronauts disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up.…
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Stars: Linda Miller, Robert Morris, David Yorston, Robert Dunham, Kathy Horan

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16 List of 1968 Horror Films Worth Watching!

Best Horror Movies of 1968

Looking for the best 1968 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 1968 are "Rosemary's Baby (1968), Kuroneko (1968), Night of the Living Dead (1968), Hour of the Wolf (1968), and The Devil Rides Out (1968)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 1968 is Rosemary's Baby (1968) scoring 9.11/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 163,840 votes for this movie. Starring in Rosemary's Baby (1968) is Rutanya Alda, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Ralph Bellamy, Phil Leeds, and Max Wagner. Director Roman Polanski did a phenomenal job treating us with this 1968 best horror film which was remarkable.Rosemary's Baby (1968) is in Horror, Drama, and Mystery movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 1968 The next best 1968 horror movie is Kuroneko (1968) with a score of 8.65/10 stars. Nobuko Otowa, Chiyo Okada, Taiji Tonoyama, Harumi Hirota, and Rokko Toura star in "Kuroneko (1968)". Kuroneko (1968) is directed by Kaneto Shindô and has over 4,810 IMDB votes. You can find Kuroneko (1968) in Horror, and Drama movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 1968, and we hope you enjoy the 16 movies on our list of good 1968 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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