Best Horror Movies of All Time

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21 Night of the Living Dead

This movie began the "zombie" genre which runs amok today and should be ranked in the top ten! Night of the Living Dead is The Walking Dead's granddaddy! Not scary? You've got to be kidding! The innate fright is multiplied greatly due to the film being in black & white. Incredibly creepy and original! - Terrax

Not that scary but the part where the zombie girl kills and eats her own mother will freak you out

Best horror movie I ever saw

It might be good enough in 1968 but sure now it is an awful horror comedy. I mean it has not even many death scenes.

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22 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Its like a super scary movie I thought it was super scary I'm a big fan

I love this movie so much! It was both realistic and absolutely terrifying. Toby Hooper at his very best.

Already listed.

23 The Grudge

It seriously freaked me out... watching the movie at night alone was the stupidest decision of my life... couldn't sleep without the lights on for a couple of days... the background music itself freaks you out...

It has a weird deformed chick that is dead, might add and the sound she makes gets stuck in your head for weeks!

I voted for saw because I never knew this was on the list. BUT IF YOU WANT A SCARY MOVIE I RECOMMEND THE GRUDGE!

This was the first horror movie I ever watched and it was so scary I had to go bed midway I was 7 years old but I did eventually end up watching the whole movie with my brother.

It's so scary and it doesn't take too long for it to get exciting. This horror movie is underrated just because it is old. Seriously every horror fan should watch this. Spoiler the beginning is a bite of a shock. Watch the English version though. This film is so scary that they made a game of it online. This other then saw and Halloween will always be the best horror movie I have ever seen. If you call yourself a horror fan yet haven't watched this then your no horror fan I guarantee you will get scared. Even when you watch it the second time it is still scary and that often doesn't happen with many horror films but after 10 times watching it I know everything that will happen so its ...more

I didn't like this movie, it bored me to death and the woman didn't even look scary. I lie a film that makes you jump, this was freaky but not scary.

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24 Poltergeist

I have read so many reviews and seriously it's really very scariest and scariest movie. you can't take it really... If you really want to be scared I must say do watch it

Has the perfect amount of scary. Has you scared even when you think it's the end.

This should easily be in the top ten - happyhappyjoyjoy

No at all scary better for kids and not for adults.

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25 The Blair Witch Project

Ppl didn't get this movie that's why they hated it, The reason why they filmed scenes like them in the Shops or them havin' conversations is to make it seem real, e. g. anybody would film this stuff they filmed. And they didn't show the witch, because using your imagination is the scariest monster there is - roblist

This movie has always been the scariest movie for me because of the fact that you never really get to see the witch, but you know it's there. It amazes me how scary they made it while using pretty much three actors and virtually no special effects. The acting is so convincing I almost thought it was real, going into the forest will never be the same.

This was a horror movie which didn't need the physical presence of evil. the fear one feels is pure and the slight confusion among the characters which later becomes a conflict adds to the fear, to the chaos.The knowledge that they are being stalked and observed and the lack of it as to who or what it is that seems to be lurking in the brush subjected me to pure abject terrorThe ending is scary and confusing in the right proportions - I failed a test because of this movie - I couldn't think of anything but this story for weeks

This was really good. Those who hate don't understand.

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26 Child's Play

The First Time I Saw the Movie I was 11 back then. Chucky Mostly Made my 6 year old sister piss her pants. When Chucky Came To Life and said, Hi I'm Chucky Wanna Play!. My Sister Ran Out Of The Theater Screaming. She Had Nightmares That Night. She Dreamed That Chucky Would Open her bedroom door climb onto the bed and gouge out both of her eyes.

This movie is a classic. Used to scare the hell outta me when I was a little kid

I was 7 the first time I saw this movie it was very scary I still enjoyed it thou

Stupid movie

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27 Halloween II

Whilst it was never going to be as fresh as the original it is still creepy, suspenseful and offers nice closure for the first movie.

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28 Rosemary's Baby

This is the best horror movie ever, smart, scary and bizarre at the same time, I hate those people who thinks this movie is boring and cg movies are good.

It's the best horror movie of all time along with the exorcist.

It was a total waste of time. No on-screen deaths, no scary faces, no jump scares. Why all say that it was so good?

Does anyone see pac man on the poster...?

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29 The Thing (1982)

Wow, Shawn13 doesn't have great taste. See No Evil and My Bloody valentine? Are you serious? They aren't remotely scary or good movies. There are some good ones like Friday The 13th and Halloween (unless they are the remakes) but this guy needs to watch better movies.

Its really awesome. The things showed thought to have set by good innovative person.

This movie is already on 9th spot. This is not the remake. - Olive855

Already 8 on the list

30 American Psycho

Another film inspired by Ed Gein.

I think it was more inspired by Ted Bundy. Or maybe both.

31 Freddy vs. Jason

OH YEAH! This is what I'm talking about. Who cares what anyone says about this movie. It is the greatest in horror crossovers. If a mortal fighting an immortal doesn't sound epic to you, then you're totally bonkers.

32 Last House On the Left (1972) V 1 Comment
33 Suspiria

Favorite movie ever! Last film shot in Technicolor

34 Orphan

This movie freaked me out so much! Oh myy the scariest part was that she was a grown woman who liked to harm people. And she was scary looking and just totally 666! I couldn't trust little girls for a month!

I saw this when I was 6...

Could not sleep for a week...

Good movie after 5 years of avoiding this movie

I did not feel scared but this movie was awesome one of the best movies I have ever watched.

I saw this movie and I couldn't sleep for a month.

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35 An American Werewolf in London

This film had me jumping with fright! Not to mention rick baker's amazing transformation.

It is a genuinely scary movie, the transformation scene is yet to be bettered, a complete story

Have you ever tried talking to a corpse? It's boring. - AwesomeJ1800

Equally strong in being both a memorable horror and a memorable comedy. - BKAllmighty

36 Insidious

I have seen almost every movie on this list, I don't scare easy but this movie almost made me piss myself like 12 different times. Left me lying in bed staring at the door making sure nothing was coming in.

Y is this movie so down below in the list... And look at the movies which r on the top... Is this a list of top horror movies or what? What's wrong with people they r voting for saw... COME ON

Ill personally keep it on 1st. All the classic horror fan following is just bs to me. No horror movie can be like this. Insidious is just horror and horror from the beginning till the end. The soundtrack alone is enough to give you sleepless nights. Watch the movie alone in the middle of night and slowly the horror surrounds you for many nights. It might induce you sleep paralysis beware.

Haven't been this scared since watching poltergeist... when I was 10.. I'm 27

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37 The Evil Dead

This is my favourite movie of all time! This movie proves that you don't need a big budget to make a good movie! I didn't see the new one but it defiantly can't beat the original classic!

This movie deserve number 1, this movie made me watch & collect horror movies to my movies collection. I strongly believe this movie is the mother of almost "block buster" horror movies.

Bruce Campbell is awesome, best horror film of all time, watch it!

36 years old movie, people still are afraid to watch it. Rated NC-17 on IMDB. Mostly because of gore. - zxm

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38 The Sixth Sense

i see dead people...all the time

Good movie with a twist some people can communicate with the dead whether they want to or not God decides

Brought back ghost movies. The Others stole the twist and Paranorman stole the whole concept

This is a really good movie, and I love how this story is told. M. Night. Shyamalan is a really amazing and talented story teller and his movies are so awesome! ^_^

One thing though, this movie disserves to be #1 in this list.

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39 The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Just watching this movie makes me shiver to my spine... The storyline was creepy and the acting of everyone was amazing. Still remember I was alone and there were 20 to 30 people in the theatre and after watching the movie when I was walking I kept on looking back to check if anyone was following me...

This movie by far is the scariest demonic possession horror movie that is based on a real story. Just the thought of having things inside of me/anyone is just plain terrifying. The even scarier thing is that the demons won and after being possessed for six years the little girl died because she could not take it anymore. Poor thing...

This should be the best movie of all time.. But to be honest not a scariest movie... But acting story was way above excellence... Nice court room drama... But should be at least deserves 2nd spot..

Very funny

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40 Event Horizon

This was a scary one all right, with the added atmosphere of heavy, inescapable evil

I will never ever ever forget this movie - Tbog009

AHHHHHHH!!!!!! This movie scares the Begeezus out of me!!!!!

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