Top Horror Movies


The Top Horror Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Horror List". Lists are calculated daily.

41. Audition ( Ôdishon )

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Horror/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Takashi Miike
Actors: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura
Plot: When a widower decides to hold a fake movie audition to find the pefect replacement, what starts out as the pefect dream relationship turns into a nightmare.

42. Friday the 13th

Year of Release: 1980
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Actors: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Kevin Bacon, Harry Crosby
Plot: When a young boy drowns in a lake due to his camp counselors not supervising him, revenge is taken. The question is, who is taking the revenge?

43. Freaks

Year of Release: 1932
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Horror
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Tod Browning
Actors: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates
Plot: A beautiful "big" woman marries a handsome "little" man. But, when money gets in the way things start to go wrong.

44. Tale of Two Sisters, A ( Janghwa, Hongryeon )

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Korean
Genre: Horror/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ji-woon Kim
Actors: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Su-jeong Lim, Seung-bi Lee
Plot: Two girls return from a hospital stay to a foreboding house where their cold, distant father, a seemingly unstable step mother and a vengeful ghost make their lives dark and mysterious.

45. 28 Weeks Later

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Actors: Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Catherine McCormack
Plot: 28 weeks after a virus turns Britain into mindless, flesh-eating zombies. The US army has helped secure a small part of the island. But for how long?

46. The Others

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Horror
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley
Plot: At the end of WWII a woman awaits her husband in a mansion with her two children, who are both sensitive to light. In perpetual darkness she begins to suspect the mansion is haunted.

47. Suspiria

Year of Release: 1977
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Italian
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Dario Argento
Actors: Stefania Casini, Miguel Bosé, Barbara Magnolfi, Udo Kier
Plot: An American ballet student joins a new academy. Her arrival is overshadowed by the recent killing of a former ballet student. As she tries to fit in she realizes that the faculty are very strange and when she begins to investigate things are really out of hand.

48. Orphanage, The ( orfanato, El )

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Juan Antonio Bayona
Actors: Fernando Cayo, Belén Rueda, Roger Príncep, Andrés Gertrúdix
Plot: An orphan returns to her former orphanage with her new family to remodel and re-open the grounds. When she and her son venture to the beach he leaves a trail of sea-shells for one of his imaginary friends to follow. What exactly follows them back though?

49. Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The ( Cabinet des Dr. Caligari, Das )

Year of Release: 1920
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: German
Genre: Drama/Horror
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Robert Wiene
Actors: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski
Plot: Dr. Caligari and his somnambulist predict deadly things.

50. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Year of Release: 1956
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Don Siegel
Actors: Dana Wynter , Kevin McCarthy, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones
Plot: Taking place in a rural setting, a Doctor discovers Pods that may be taking the place of humans, duplicating his friends and family.

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