Top 24 films in Horror

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Psycho

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock | Rated R | 109 min | 1960

A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.


The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by Jonathan Demme | Rated R | 118 min | 1991

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.


The Shining

Directed by Stanley Kubrick | Rated R | 146 min | 1980

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.


King Kong

Directed by Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | 100 min | 1933

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.


Rosemary's Baby

Directed by Roman Polanski | Rated R | 136 min | 1968

A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.


Frankenstein

Directed by James Whale | 70 min | 1931

An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.


Alien

Directed by Ridley Scott | Rated R | 117 min | 1979

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.


The Bride of Frankenstein

Directed by James Whale | 75 min | 1935

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by Robert Wiene | 67 min | 1920

Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.


Night of the Living Dead

Directed by George A. Romero | 96 min | 1968

A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.


Repulsion

Directed by Roman Polanski | 105 min | 1965

A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence.


Don't Look Now

Directed by Nicolas Roeg | Rated R | 110 min | 1973

A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.


The Babadook

Directed by Jennifer Kent | 93 min | 2014

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.


Let the Right One In

Directed by Tomas Alfredson | Rated R | 115 min | 2008

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.


Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by Don Siegel | 80 min | 1956

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.


Eyes Without a Face

Directed by Georges Franju | 90 min | 1960

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.


Peeping Tom

Directed by Michael Powell | 101 min | 1960

A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.


The Wicker Man

Directed by Robin Hardy | Rated R | 88 min | 1973

A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.


Freaks

Directed by Tod Browning | 64 min | 1932

A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.


Get Out

Directed by Jordan Peele | Rated R | 104 min | 2017

It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.


Carrie

Directed by Brian De Palma | Rated R | 98 min | 1976

Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Directed by Tim Burton | Rated R | 116 min | 2007

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.


The Exorcist

Directed by William Friedkin | Rated R | 122 min | 1973

When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.


Under the Skin

Directed by Jonathan Glazer | Rated R | 108 min | 2013

A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

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