Best Horror Movie Series


The Top Ten

1 Halloween

The original Halloween is awesome. Most people that don't like it, are teens and young adults. They judge the quality of a movie on its fashion, technology and soundtrack. That's the reason there are so many reboots in all genres of movies. The only problem, most reboots are horrible. Anyway, parts 4 and 7 are pretty good.

This is by far the Best horror movie I have ever seen and it is better than scream

I'm not the biggest fan of the Halloween films, I have the first 2, but they're just okay, nothing special. He escapes from a mental asylum, where he has been since he killed his family, but he knows how to drive?

Top eleven should be
1. Halloween
2. Friday the 13th
3. Nightmare on elm street
4. The Texas chainsaw massacre
5. Child's play
6. Saw
7. Scream
8. I know what you did last summer
9. Wrong Turn
10. Final Destination
11. Jeepers Creepers

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2 Friday the 13th

If you rate a horror franchise on the amount of quality films it produced, Friday the 13th is number 1. Five of the first six are classics. Halloween took a huge dip after the original but overall had three solid movies. Elmstreet had two great movies, the rest was comedy trash. Saw was solid for the first three movies, then went into flashback mode. I think a respectable number 2 is the Final Destination series, with four of five movies being decent.

ARE. YOU. KIDDING. Friday the 13th series on #10. It deserve a place on top 3.
He can't be killed.

The first 6 movies are absolute classics, no other horror franchise can beat these 6 movies in a row. The jason character is an horror icone, and the first 4 movies show him as a human being and are the best. Part 1 has the best and unique atmosphere, part 3 shows the real birth of Jason.

Has made more money than all the others, as well as more films... It even has 2 video games, a T.V. series, comics, merchandise, and a mash-up with Krueger... #1 for sure!

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3 Saw

The greatest horror series of all time. The plot twists are all amazing and blows my mid all the time. Definitely 10/10

Though it may not be horror it was one of the best movies I've ever seen the sequels weren't as good but they were really good

Jigsaw and Billy Did Something Most Bad Guys Couldn't Do: Win

Best horror series PERIOD.

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4 Scream

This might not be scary from all the screams but I like it even though I watch like other stuff then this even roblox scream I will watch I love scream better then saw

The greatest horror FRANCHISE!

One of if not the best horror franchises


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5 Nightmare On Elm Street

NOES is one of the best, most frightening horror franchises ever made. Freddy Kruger is the ultimate villain, and the movies are still scary to this day. The same can't necessarily be said for the rest of the heavy hitters. I love Friday the 13th as much as the next person, I own every single movie in the franchise, and have seen them all multiple times, but I generally laugh through them, and shake my head at how far movies have come. But Nightmare is a series that is still great to this day, and you can't forget the amazing 2010 remake. The 2010 NOES remake is a masterpiece. - heather

Scream? Nightmare is where it's at lol.

Why is this #5? It should be #1 - robertoiglesias271

Should be #1

I have every movie with Freddy kruger in it

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6 Child's Play

When I watched it as a child, it scared the crap out of me. When I re-watched it as an adult, I was less terrified, so I could see and appreciate makers' sense of humor. It's based on a well-known concept of living dolls, but creepy enough for us not to think how many times was it used before. The sequels were more grotesque than scary, but in my opinion good enough not to ruin the first movie's effect. - saaarsdej

Love this series. Always made me laugh and scare the life out of my kids when they first saw it. One of the best horror/comedy film series.

Child's play is one of my favourite horror film series due to its comedy.

Best movies, child's play 1,2 and 3

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7 Alien

These films haven't aged at all.

its good

8 Final Destination

I never collect horror movie sequels but Final Destination is the only one I buy every film it makes - jamienicholls

I am waiting for the 6th one which is supposed to be coming out next year.

For what they are, they're pretty good, except for the 4th one.

Take out the 4th installment and this series is arguably the best.

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9 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

The time it took to kickstart the series after the original was way too long. It lost most of its momentum, even though, the remake was pretty good.

The second is the worst the remake is way better

Because this is banned in some countrys because of the violence. Its not the best but having the rating X and in the top 5 banned movies in the world. The first time I watched it was when I went to the cinema to see it when I was 8 because they rated it PG before it got banned!

I love these films. The second one is my favourite. I love the chainsaw dance at the end of the first film and my favourite line is,
"the saw is family! "

10 Insidious

The best horror movies series I have ever seen. It always manages to scare the crap out of me. I wish this series would never be over.

Interesting stories

Simply awesome

The Contenders

11 Evil Dead

This should be way higher. - DapperPickle

Superb movie series Horror and fun really scary
but good thing is each part is equally awesome love them all

12 The Grudge

One of the best

Far by the scaryer in this list

13 Psycho

Psycho 2 is almost as good as the original

The only franchise with every part being more than good

14 The Conjuring

This has reality which makes it even creepier to watch. And the plot and special effects are just amazing. The evilness of the DEMONS, I just love it.

The Conjuring movies were great. The spin-off, Annabelle was not even close to the hype it received.

The Conjuring 1 and 2 are hands down an outstanding new addition to horror movies

If we're voting on best Horror SERIES -- that is, the average awesomeness of each movie in the series combined into one definitive rating -- then technically, since there are only 2 in this series and they've both been extremely solid and *more closely* based on actual events, this is the "best." I love Jason, Freddy, Michael, etc. but they've had so many completely crap movies that hurt the overall rating/integrity.

If we're voting on something that doesn't need to match those parameters, then I think that needs to be specified, and this "Top Ten" needs a name change.

15 Paranormal Activity

Now on it's 4th movie, you can't have a horror movie series without Paranormal Activity. This Franchise is booming right now, and probably will for years to come. I know it's my go-to if I want to get freaked out. - heather

The best movie series..

The best horror movie I've ever seen! This is definitely my favorite.👍👍

16 Wrong Turn

Best movie francise...awesome movie
all 6 part r awesome

I must say all series are awsom of the movie...every person have to watch the movie series atlest 2-3 times in his/her life..

17 Jaws

Best set of movies, a true classic
Not exactly a horror movie though, more like Sci-Fi or action/adventure
Still a great collection of movies

18 Phantasm

Phantasm is Awesome! The tall man is probably the best horror villain of all time!


19 Hellraiser

Next year, there is supposed to be a new one coming out and I am really excited for it

The first and second are some of the most artistic horror movies ever made

20 Predator

More action tHAN horror

We always love Arnold Schwarzenegger's dumb acting, and in this movie it really shows is specialty of accent, as by the predator, the costume is really well done, but I don't count this one as a horror movie, more like action scy-fi.

21 Boogeyman
22 The Amityville Horror

I like this movie
Is my favorite horror movie

23 REC
24 Night Of The Living Dead


Must see

25 I Know What You Did Last Summer
26 House of 1000 Corpses

ROB ZOMBIE IS A GENIUS and if you have yet to see this, watch it it's INCREDIBLE!

27 Cube

The first cube is the only horror movie that sends shivers up and down my spine, everything else... nope.

28 Jeepers Creepers

The best in horror movies are jeepers creepers

Jeepers creepers should be way higher!

29 Resident Evil
30 Dabbe


31 I Spit On Your Grave
32 Silent Hill
33 Phantasm II

I agree, Phantasm is great! You can only list the second one for some reason. But the Series as a whole is so off the beaten path of horror. Truly a fun watch.

34 Tomie
35 Puppet Master

LOVE these movies! Creepy as hell!

36 The Silence of the Lambs
37 Ginger Snaps

Best werewolf films EVER

38 Joy Ride

"Hey Candycane? Anyone out there seen Candycane? " LoL

39 Sinister

All time favourite horror film

40 Children of the Corn
41 Leprechaun

The best horror movie! yes yes yes me likey. give me the milk papo

42 Human Centipede
43 Gremlins
44 Pet Sematary
45 Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story
46 28 Days Later

Intense movie. Period.

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1. Nightmare On Elm Street
2. Halloween
3. Friday the 13th
1. Halloween
2. Scream
3. Friday the 13th
1. Final Destination
2. The Grudge
3. Nightmare On Elm Street

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