50 Best Horror Movies You Need To Watch That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine!


Best Horror Movies : Whoooaa! Reading out the topic itself can give you goosebumps if you are a die-hard fan of horror movies. There have been number of horror movies released worldwide in past decades, and arguably horror movies get the highest number of viewer ships globally. While many of you would believe it or not, most of the horror movies are based and written on true life incidences experienced around the world. We can say, spirits and ghosts are omnipresent!

Top 50 Best Horror Movies of all time

top 50 best horror movies

1) Willow Creek (2014)

The movie is based on the Giant Bigfoot Creatures that roam around the forest woods. These monsters do not spare a single tourist that visit the woods and as a result entire tourism industry has shut down

2) Gremlins (1984)

This horror movie story is specially written specially for kids and as a result has a majority of humor and animated scenes in it. The movie generally revolves around a group of small toys – like monsters that creates havoc in the happy going town.

3) Santa Sangre

Shot in 1989, the horror movie revolves around a lady who asks her son to do some inhuman and gross activities. The story does not showcase anything horror in a whole but the actions are terrifying that give the negative goosebumps.

 4) The Others (2001)

The movie revolves around the life of a mother and her 2 children. The spiritual mom has a big task to protect her 2 children who are sensitive to light. As a result, when the dark night rises, the devil follows.

5) The Conjuring 2 (2016)

This horror movie is one of the parts of the Conjuring series. Ed warren and his wife are dermatologists and have a task to protect and save the Single mother and her 4 kids whose house is haunted by strong dark spirit

6) Dressed to Kill

At once tongue in cheek and scary as hell, Dressed to Kill revolves around the grisly murder of a woman in Manhattan and how her psychiatrist, her brainiac teenage son, and the prostitute who witnessed the crime try to piece together what happened while the killer remains at large.

7) Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary (2003)

The story takes a horrific turn when a Dracula bites a lady. The lady gets infected by the monster’s virus and starts acting weirdly. She gets so much affected that she finally bits her fiancé to which she is consulted to a doctor.

8) Save the Green Planet (2004)

The Less Horror more humor movie revolves around a man who thinks an alien will be attacking the earth anytime. As a result, he kidnaps a businessman and forces him to do the needful. The story keeps revolving till the end. The film oscillates between wild humor, suspense, horror and pathos, sometimes all in one shot.

9) The House of the Devil (2009)

This suspense horror haunts the life of a child sitter when she discovers some paranormal activities in the lonely house. Made for those who have fond memories of low-key ’70s devil chillers that focused on mood and atmosphere.

10) We Are What We Are (2013)

This horror movie is about a suspicious secret family has always kept Behind closed doors, and are determined to keep their ancestral customs as a secret at any cost. All of a sudden heavy rainfall strikes the area, tragedy strikes and the daughters Iris and Rose are forced to assume responsibilities that extend beyond those of a typical family. As the unrelenting downpour continues to flood their small town, the local authorities begin to uncover clues that bring them closer to the secret that the family have held closely for so many years.

11) The Thing (1982)

The horror movie is based on the alien world. The research shows that there is a place where anything that comes in contact with alien force, get converted to anything. The story soon becomes horrifying when humans turn into weirdest things after alien contamination.

12) Paranormal Activity (2009)

Katie and Micah, a young couple, go into a residential bungalow and feel the presence of evil forces. They install cameras that capture all the incidents, noises and evil occurrences within the house. The story gets interesting when they notice paranormal activities every night.

13) Backcountry (2015)

The story revolves around a young newly married couple, who plans to go on a vacation to the dense forest within the nature’s beauty. Soon they find themselves amidst the problem for survival as they encounter man eating bear.

14) Gremlins (1984)

This horror movie story is specially written specially for kids and as a result has a majority of humor and animated scenes in it. The movie generally revolves around a group of small toys – like monsters that creates havoc in the happy going town.

15) The Autopsy of Jane Doe

It’s simply another night at the mortuary for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, till AN unidentified, extremely uncommon dead body comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the house of a brutally killed family, the young Jane Doe—eerily well preserved and with no visible signs of trauma—is shrouded in mystery. As they work into the night to piece together the reason behind her death, the 2 men begin to uncover the worrisome secrets of her life. Soon, a series of alarming events make it clear: this jane doe might not be dead. 

16) Spring (2015)

Evan is a young American fleeing to Europe to run and forget his past life. While Camping along the Italian coast, everything changes during a stop at an Italian village, where he comes in contact with the magical and mysterious Louise. A love romance begins to bloom between the two. But, soon Evan notices that a monstrous and terrifying secret resides into Louise that puts both their relationship and their lives in a fix.

17) Altered States (1980)

This Movie is produced by Warner Bros production. A scientist from Harvard University conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory steroid and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

18) A Field in England (2014)

The story revolves around the deserted group of persons in a war who are in a search of a treasure. The group quickly fall into a chaos of arguments, fighting and paranoia, and, as it becomes clear that the treasure might be something other than gold, they slowly become victim to the monstrous energies trapped inside the field.

19) Ginger Snaps (2001)

In this modern tale of werewolf, Ginger and Brigitte- 2 sisters are ostracized because of their obsessed habit of living in darkness and death.

20) Slither

Slither is an edgy blend of heart-stopping terror, wry humor and stunning humanity from genre-bending scriptwriter James Gunn, whose “Dawn of the Dead” became one among 2004’s most stunning hits.

21) The Omen (1976)

The story revolves around the mysterious death of American ambassador. As the investigation starts the things become creepy and it seems that his own son is antichrist or with evil powers.

22) The Descent (2006)

A year after a terrible road accident, six girlfriends meet in a lonely part of the Appalachians for their yearly reunion and extreme outdoor adventure, in this case the exploration of a underground cave hidden deep in the forests. Far below the surface of the earth, disaster strikes, and there’s no way out. But there is something else- perhaps a monstrous force under the earth.

23) The Witch (2006)

Upon warning of banishment by the church, an English farmer leaves his colonial plantation, relocating his wife and five children to a remote plot of land on the edge of an ominous forest – within which lurks an unknown evil. After the terrifying and evil happenings, their own daughter is accused of witchcrafts.

24) Night of the Living Dead (1968)

This is an old movie. There is panic throughout the state because the dead suddenly return to life. The film follows a bunch of characters who hide themselves inside the house in an effort to stay safe from these flesh feeding monsters.

25) Aliens (1986)

This is an action-packed horror sequel of Alien. Ripley, is the only survivor from mankind’s first encounter with the monstrous Alien. The investigation takes place with the series of evil and powerful encounters with the aliens which are after her life.

26) The Babadook (2014)

Six years after the violent death of her husband, a lady struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6 year-old, son. Samuel’s gets weird haunted dreams about a monster and believes it is coming to kill them. When a disturbing storybook called The Babadook turns up at their house, Samuel finds that the Babadook is the creature he’s been dreaming about. The horror and haunted scenes follow.

27) Repulsion (1965)

In this Horror movie, Carol, a fragile, frigid young beauty is living a normal life in her flat in London and is soon left alone by her vacationing sister. She is soon haunted by spirits- real and imagined, and her insanity grows to a violent, hysterical pitch.

28) Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror

This is the first movie that gave birth to a word called Horror. Oldest movies of all time in 1922, the movie was released and has typical horror elements and sound effects that showcase the taste of cinema 100 years back.

29) Spring (2015)

Evan is a young American fleeing to Europe to run and forget his past life. While Camping along the Italian coast, everything changes during a stop at an Italian village, where he comes in contact with the magical and mysterious Louise. A love romance begins to bloom between the two. But, soon Evan notices that a monstrous and terrifying secret resides into Louise that puts both their relationship and their lives in a fix.

30) We Are What We Are (2013)

This horror movie is about a suspicious secret family has always kept Behind closed doors, and are determined to keep their ancestral customs as a secret at any cost. All of a sudden heavy rainfall strikes the area, tragedy strikes and the daughters Iris and Rose are forced to assume responsibilities that extend beyond those of a typical family. As the unrelenting downpour continues to flood their small town, the local authorities begin to uncover clues that bring them closer to the secret that the family have held closely for so many years.

31) Get Out (2017)

This has been 2017’s Most shared horror movie. This horror movie revolves around two lovers. Boy meets his girlfriend’s parents and has a weekend getaway at her place. Soon he starts discovering terrifying secrets which completely takes over his mind and soul.

32) The Evil Dead (1981)

Five friends travel to a small cabin in the forest where a tape recorded statements from the Book of the Dead uncover the restless and relentless demons that can only be killed by total body dislocations and cutting.

33) Young Frankenstein (1974)

The grandson of the infamous Dr. Frankenstein reluctantly decides to follow in his footsteps in this parody of horror films.

34) Backcountry (2015)

The story revolves around a young newly married couple, who plans to go on a vacation to the dense forest within the nature’s beauty. Soon they find themselves amidst the problem for survival as they encounter man eating bear.

35) Halloween (1978)

On fateful Halloween night in 1963, 6-year old Michael brutally stabbed his sister to death. After being in a mental hospital for 15 years, he escapes and returns to his native and repeats the same. The people find that he isn’t mentally instable but some spiritual presence is the reason for his such behavior.

36) Halloween (2018)

Laurie Strode comes to her final showdown with Michael, the masked human monstrous killer who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night forty years ago in 1963. The film is a continuation to Halloween part one which was released in 1978. 

 37) Carrie (1976)

This horror movie revolves around a student named Carrie White. A shy, teenage girl who is protected and pampered by her domineering, religious mother, shows her super natural powers after being humiliated and laughed off by her classmates at her senior prom night party.

38) A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

This horror movie, is based on the Iranian ghost and haunted evil-town Bad City, a place that smells of death and loneliness, the town habitat is unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire that comes out every night to hunt for blood dressed like a girl

39) The Vanishing (1988)

The story revolves around a boyfriend of a girl who is abducted in mysterious unhuman circumstances. This horror movie has a less of horror and more of suspense and action in it.

40) Godzilla (1956)

This horror and action movie is the sequel of 19th century movie. The world’s most powerful super natural monster is reborn and back. When the human army gets together to destroy him, the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

 41) Repulsion (1965)

In this Horror movie, Carol, a fragile, frigid young beauty is living a normal life in her flat in London and is soon left alone by her vacationing sister. She is soon haunted by spirits- real and imagined, and her insanity grows to a violent, hysterical pitch.

42) Insidious 1

Insidious is about a young happy family that makes the terrifying discovery that the body of their boy who went to the coma has become a magnet for malevolent entities, while his consciousness lies trapped in the dark and insidious realm known as “The Further.

43) Insidious 3

This horror prequel, before the spirit haunting of the Lambert family, shows how blessed psychic lady Elise Rainier finally agrees to use her powers to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted and possessed by a dangerous supernatural evil entity and spirit.

44) Insidious 2

One of the most haunted part of the Insidious Series. In this horror movie, the haunted and possessed family members seek to unfold and investigate the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

45) The Conjuring

This is the most successful horror movie series of modern era. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren try to help a family traumatized by presence of an evil spirt in their farmhouse. Forced to fight a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

 46) The Conjuring 2

This relates as the second episode with the continuation of the first part. After finishing the case of part 1, Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to a place in north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits who are after her and her children’s life.

47) Annabelle: Creation

After many years of the horrifying and tragic death of their little girl child, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a closed orphanage into their villa, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. The doll spares nobody from the house and slowly the terrifying killings take place after one of the child gets possessed.

48) Annabelle: Prequel

John Form, the hero, has found the best suited gift for his wife who is expecting a baby—a beautiful, vintage doll- Annabelle, that is a single piece in the world. The doll is in a pure white wedding dress. But his wife Mia’s delight with Annabelle doesn’t last long. On one terrifying night, their house is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. Annabelle soon starts showing her evil spiritual powers and the story goes on.

49) The Nun

The horror story revolves around a terrifying suicide of a nun. After the investigations starts, the father and his team soon find themselves between an extreme demonic powers that reside in a stranded church where the God’s Protection ends

50) 1920

This is a Bollywood film from India where a story revolves around a boy and a evil spirited girl, Soon the spirit starts terrifying the man and finally the story ends after repeated attempts of killing that spirit at a cost of many lives.

So, this was the list of some of the best horror movies of all time. We specifically suggest you all to watch all of these once. The movies not only will terrify your soul but shall also make a long-lasting impact in your way of thinking about the philosophy of spirit world.

So, sit back, Grab a popcorn and enjoy them!

PS: Faint Hearted are requested to stay away!


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