My 50 All-Time Favorite Horror Movies

 My Favorite Horror Movies 1934 to the present (too scared to go pre-code!)

Ranked

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid

Psycho

1. Psycho

(Alfred Hitchcock)

(1960)

Midsommar

2. Midsommar

(Ari Aster)

(2019)

The Exorcist

3. The Exorcist

(William Friedkin)

(1973)

The Shining

4. The Shining

(Stanley Kubrick)

(1980)

Alien

5. Alien

(Ridley Scott)

(1979)

Take Shelter

6. Take Shelter

(Jeff Nichols)

(2011)

Under the Skin

7. Under the Skin

(Jonathan Glazer)

(2014)

Hereditary

8. Hereditary

(Ari Aster)

(2018)

Carrie

9. Carrie

(Brian De Palma)

(1976)

Halloween

10. Halloween

(John Carpenter)

(1978)

Rosemary's Baby

11. Rosemary’s Baby

(Roman Polanski)

(1968)

Don't Look Now

12. Don’t Look Now

(Nicholas Roeg)

(1973)

Get Out

13. Get Out

(Jordan Peel)

(2017)

The Night of the Hunter

14. The Night of the Hunter

(Charles Laughton)

(1955)

Carnival of Souls

15. Carnival of Souls

(Herk Harvey)

(1962)

Dead of Night

16. Dead of Night

Cavalcanti/Crichton/Dearden/Hamer

(1945)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

17. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

(Philip Kaufman)

(1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

18. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

(Don Siegel)

(1956)

The Innocents

19. The Innocents

(Jack Clayton)

(1961)

The Lighthouse

20. The Lighthouse

(David Eggers)

(2019)

The Sixth Sense

21. The Sixth Sense

(M. Night Shyamalan)

(1999)

The Others

22. The Others

(Alejandro Amenabar)

(2001)

Suspiria

23. Suspiria

(Dario Argento)

(1977)

The Haunting

24. The Haunting

(Robert Wise)

(1963)

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

25. Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

(Robert Aldrich)

(1962)

The Fly

26. The Fly

(David Cronenberg)

(1986)

The Night of the Living Dead

27. The Night of the Living Dead

(George A. Romero)

(1968)

The Birds

28. The Birds

(Alfred Hitchcock)

(1963)

The Evil Dead

29. The Evil Dead

(Sam Rami)

(1981)

The Masque of the Red Daeth

30. The Masque of the Red Death

(Roger Corman)

(1964)

Bram Stoker's Dracula

31. Bram Stoker’s Dracula

(Francis Ford Coppola)

(1982)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

32. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

(Tobe Hooper)

(1974)

A Quiet Place

33. A Quiet Place

(John Krasinski)

(2018)

Picnic at Hanging Rock

34. Picnic at Hanging Rock

Peter Weir

1975

28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later

35. 28 Days Later and 28 Weeks Later.

Danny Boyle | Carlo Fresnadillo

2003 | 2007

Jaws

36. Jaws

(Steven Spielberg)

(1975)

An American Werewolf in London

37. An American Werewolf in London

(John Landis)

(1981)

The Howling

38. The Howling

(Joe Dante)

(1981)

Scream

39. Scream

(Wes Craven)

(1996)

The Thing

40. The Thing

(John Carpenter)

(1982)

Poltergeist

41. Poltergeist

(Tobe Hooper)

(1982)

Eyes Without a Face

42. Eyes Without a Face

(1960)

(Georges Franju)

Bride of Frankenstein

43. The Bride of Frankenstein

(James Whale)

(1935)

The Spiral Staircase

44. The Spiral Staircase

(Robert Siodmak)

(1946)

The Ring

45. Ringu

(Hideo Nakata)

(1998)

The Omen

46. The Omen

(Richard Donner)

(1976)

1408

47. 1408

(Mikael Hafstrom)

(2007)

Dawn of the Dead

48. Dawn of the Dead

(George A. Romero)

(1978)

The Hunger

49. The Hunger

(Tony Scott)

(1983)

Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice

50. Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice

(Lee H. Katzin)

(1969)

 

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