Best Horror Movies Themes


The Top Ten

1 Halloween

This is the classic one

Well, I was looking for horror theme songs, but this is okay. I like this as my number 2, and since NOES wasn't on this, I couldn't vote for that. So, yeah. You happy, Mikey? Maybe Freddy will get you in YOUR dreams.

If you don't like Halloween, you don't like movies! Unpredictable, which is always a good thing, and this one movie you can never fall asleep after. Michael Myers will find you when you don't vote for him.
And trust me,... It won't be pretty.

Unique theme from classic horror movie - Alexandr

2 The House by the Cemetery
3 Saw

GAME OVER! - Cookiecutter26

Saw is far the best horror movie theme - DENISAE

This is without a doubt my favourite movie theme of all time full stop. It's clever, intimidating, dramatic, classical yet modern and frightening yet beautiful.

4 Jaws

I know some people may not have seen Jaws. But when you do, you will instantly recognise the theme song. As it has been used in many films, and T.V. shows. Although this was the first thing it was in. - IronSabbathPriest

Seriosly, ghostbusters? Scream? Saw? Jaws has THE greatest horror movie theme ever.

5 The Fog

John Carpenter's The Fog was great horror movie with great theme - Alexandr

6 A Nightmare On Elm Street

Now tell me a pedophile psycho-path coming into your dreams meaning to kill you both in your dream and in real life wouldn't creep you out. Because I had a dream... And, well... I'd rather not say the rest...

7 Alien

Probably the creepiest theme I've heard. And that's why I love it

Year, I do love this one. CLASSIC

8 Scream

so awesome, what teenager wouldn't want a serial killer after them once theyve seen this movie.

Such a smart movie. Even teenagers deserve a psycho killer. - aeromaxx777

9 Friday the 13th
10 Candyman

The Contenders

11 Poltergeist
12 Puppet Master
13 Ghostbusters

The most memorable theme from classical comedy/horror movie - Alexandr

Ghostbusters is an awesome film with a great theme. But it isn't horror. - IronSabbathPriest

14 The Exorcist

Why isn't in the list?

15 The Burning
16 Phantasm II

YES YES YES! Finally someone who knows theme music.

17 Dead Silence
18 Tales from the Crypt

underrated horror movie from the early 70's - Alexandr

19 Re-Animator
20 28 Days Later

Has to be in at least the top ten amazing song

21 Amityville Horror

very suitable for this movie - Alexandr

22 The Thing
23 Cannibal Holocaust
24 Beetlejuice

Great, interesting, funny and very innovative for that time theme. Great movie with awesome acting, effects and theme - Magnolia

25 Carrie

I know it isn't really scary. But it is pretty beautiful

26 Resident Evil

This is eerie but catchy.

27 One Missed Call
28 The Return of the Living Dead
29 Gremlins
30 Suspiria
31 Tenebre
32 I Know What You Did Last Summer

The cover of "Summer Breeze" by Type O-Negative is really chilling. Surprised it's not on here.

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Halloween
2. A Nightmare On Elm Street
3. The Exorcist
1. Saw
2. Halloween
3. Friday the 13th
1. The House by the Cemetery
2. Candyman
3. Halloween

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