Top 100 Best horror films

Which are the best horror films? FilmSite proudly presents the 100 best horror films. 



HIGHLIGHTS

  • There is two Alfred Hitchcock films on list. George A. Romero's four.


1

The Exorcist


1973 · William Friedkin


2

The Shining


1980 · Stanley Kubrick


3

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre


1974 · Tobe Hooper


4

Alien


1979 · Ridley Scott


5

Psycho


1960 · Alfred Hitchcock


6

The Thing


1982 · John Carpenter


7

Rosemary's Baby


1968 · Roman Polanski


8

Halloween


1978 · John Carpenter


9

Dawn of the Dead


1978 · George A. Romero


10

Jaws


1975 · Steven Spielberg


11

Suspiria


1977 · Dario Argento


12

Night of the Living Dead


1968 · George A. Romero


13

Don't Look Now


1973 · Nicolas Roeg


14

The Innocents


1961 · Jack Clayton


15

Carrie


1976 · Brian De Palma


16

An American Werewolf in London


1981 · John Landis


17

Evil Dead II


1987 · Sam Raimi


18

The Fly


1986 · David Cronenberg


19

Let the Right One In Låt den rätte komma in


2008 · Tomas Alfredson


20

A Nightmare on Elm Street


1984 · Wes Craven


21

Audition オーディション


1999 · Takashi Miike


22

The Haunting


1963 · Robert Wise


23

Nosferatu Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens


1922 · F.W. Murnau


24

Freaks


1932 · Tod Browning


25

The Omen


1976 · Richard Donner


26

Poltergeist


1982 · Tobe Hooper


27

The Blair Witch Project


1999 · Daniel Myrick Eduardo Sánchez


28

The Evil Dead


1981 · Sam Raimi


29

The Birds


1963 · Alfred Hitchcock


30

The Changeling


1980 · Peter Medak


31

Videodrome


1983 · David Cronenberg


32

Cat People


1942 · Jacques Tourneur


33

Martyrs


2008 · Pascal Laugier


34

The Bride of Frankenstein


1935 · James Whale


35

Carnival of Souls


1962 · Herk Harvey


36

The Wicker Man


1973 · Robin Hardy


37

Frankenstein


1931 · James Whale


38

Eyes Without a Face Les Yeux sans visage


1960 · Georges Franju


39

Cannibal Holocaust


1980 · Ruggero Deodato


40

Jacob's Ladder


1990 · Adrian Lyne


41

Possession


1981 · Andrzej Żuławski


42

The Devil's Backbone El espinazo del diablo


2001 · Guillermo del Toro


43

Hour of the Wolf Vargtimmen


1968 · Ingmar Bergman


44

The Tenant Le locataire


1976 · Roman Polanski


45

The Others


2001 · Alejandro Amenábar


46

The Silence of the Lambs


1991 · Jonathan Demme


47

Dead of Night


1945 · Alberto Cavalcanti Charles Crichton Basil Dearden Robert Hamer


48

Invasion of the Body Snatchers


1956 · Don Siegel


49

Ringu リング


1998 · Hideo Nakata


50

Peeping Tom


1960 · Michael Powell


51

The Descent


2005 · Neil Marshall


52

The Devils


1971 · Ken Russell


53

Deep Red Profondo rosso


1975 · Dario Argento


54

Eraserhead


1978 · David Lynch


55

Repulsion


1965 · Roman Polanski


56

The Sixth Sense


1999 · M. Night Shyamalan


57

The Vanishing Spoorloos


1988 · George Sluizer


58

Kwaidan 怪談


1964 · Masaki Kobayashi


59

Vampyr Vampyr - Der Traum des Allan Grey


1932 · Carl Theodor Dreyer


60

[REC]


2007 · Jaume Balagueró Paco Plaza


61

Diabolique Les Diaboliques


1955 · Henri-Georges Clouzot


62

The Night of the Hunter


1955 · Charles Laughton


63

Lake Mungo


2009 · Joel Anderson


64

The Beyond ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà


1981 · Lucio Fulci


65

Pulse 回路


2001 · Kiyoshi Kurosawa


66

High Tension Haute tension


2003 · Alexandre Aja


67

Night of the Demon


1957 · Jacques Tourneur


68

28 Days Later


2002 · Danny Boyle


69

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari


1920 · Robert Wiene


70

Kill, Baby... Kill! Operazione paura


1966 · Mario Bava


71

The Old Dark House


1932 · James Whale


72

Aliens


1986 · James Cameron


73

Black Christmas


1974 · Bob Clark


74

Black Sunday La maschera del demonio


1960 · Mario Bava


75

Hellraiser


1987 · Clive Barker


76

Come and See Иди и смотри


1985 · Elem Klimov


77

The Fog


1980 · John Carpenter


78

Ginger Snaps


2000 · John Fawcett


79

Angel Heart


1987 · Alan Parker


80

Wolf Creek


2005 · Greg McLean


81

Invasion of the Body Snatchers


1978 · Philip Kaufman


82

Black Sabbath I tre volti della paura


1963 · Mario Bava


83

Dracula


1958 · Terence Fisher


84

The Orphanage El orfanato


2007 · J. A. Bayona


85

Phantasm


1979 · Don Coscarelli


86

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma


1975 · Pier Paolo Pasolini


87

Session 9


2001 · Brad Anderson


88

The Unknown


1927 · Tod Browning


89

Day of the Dead


1985 · George A. Romero


90

Dead Ringers


1988 · David Cronenberg


91

Braindead


1992 · Peter Jackson


92

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer


1986 · John McNaughton


93

Re-Animator


1985 · Stuart Gordon


94

Scream


1996 · Wes Craven


95

Society


1989 · Brian Yuzna


96

It Follows


2014 · David Robert Mitchell


97

God Told Me To


1976 · Larry Cohen


98

Martin


1977 · George A. Romero


99

The Mist


2007 · Frank Darabont


100

The Babadook


2014 · Jennifer Kent


So this is a list based on popular magazine list on this topic, like Time Out. But, we improved list by removing and replacing not so good films.

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