45 BEST HORROR MOVIES THAT KICK BUTTby jabingham | created - 15 Nov 2014 | updated - 15 Nov 2014 | Public
These are some of my personal favorite horror movies of all time!!! Note: most are disturbing...
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1. Saw (2004)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.
Votes: 354,989 | Gross: $56.00M
4. The Last House on the Left (2009)
R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
Votes: 80,016 | Gross: $32.75M
5. Prowl (2010)
R | 84 min | Horror
Amber dreams of escaping her small town existence and persuades her friends to accompany her to find an apartment in the big city. When their transportation breaks down, she and her friends... See full summary »
6. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Votes: 103,114 | Gross: $58.27M
7. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror
A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.
Votes: 106,150 | Gross: $0.09M
9. Candyman (1992)
R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Votes: 59,725 | Gross: $25.79M
10. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.
Votes: 207,991 | Gross: $47.00M
11. Friday the 13th (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.
Votes: 106,977 | Gross: $39.75M
12. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant.
Votes: 52,363 | Gross: $21.72M
13. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.
Votes: 104,243 | Gross: $82.62M
14. Halloween II (1981)
R | 92 min | Horror
While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.
Votes: 67,523 | Gross: $25.53M
15. Halloween II (2009)
R | 105 min | Horror
Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Votes: 45,027 | Gross: $33.39M
17. Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery
As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
Votes: 84,289 | Gross: $45.71M
18. Saw III (2006)
R | 108 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Jigsaw abducts a doctor in order to keep himself alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen named Jeff through a brutal test.
Votes: 167,638 | Gross: $80.24M
19. Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A young woman travels to Texas to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward.
Votes: 42,179 | Gross: $34.34M
20. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding loon and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Votes: 123,810 | Gross: $80.57M
21. Hellraiser (1987)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.
Votes: 93,279 | Gross: $14.56M
22. Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005 Video)
R | 91 min | Horror
Gamers playing a MMORPG based on the "Hellraiser" films find their lives endangered after being invited to a rave, the host of which intends to show them the truth behind the Cenobite mythos.
23. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
Votes: 9,161 | Gross: $13.94M
26. The Chair (II) (2007)
R | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Danielle, a young psychology student, is trying to rebuild her life when she sublets a century-old Victorian house. Unknowingly, she awakens an evil specter lurking in the dark recesses of ... See full summary »
27. Laid to Rest (2009)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer ... See full summary »
28. The Cellar Door (2007)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
The girl next door, having coffee, lunch with a friend, shopping, unaware she is becoming an obsession. She has been chosen. A young woman awakes to find herself imprisoned in a serial ... See full summary »
29. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Votes: 153,627 | Gross: $33.80M
30. The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.
Votes: 55,781 | Gross: $0.08M
31. The Last House on the Left (1972)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.
Votes: 29,995 | Gross: $3.10M
32. I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
When Katie innocently accepts an offer to have new photos taken for her portfolio, the experience quickly turns into a nightmare of rape, torture and kidnapping. Now, she will have to find the strength to exact her brutal revenge.
Votes: 24,393 | Gross: $0.00M
33. The Purge (I) (2013)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A wealthy family are held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.
Votes: 185,963 | Gross: $64.47M
34. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Three groups of people intertwine and are left stranded in the streets on Purge Night, trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Votes: 127,389 | Gross: $71.96M
36. You're Next (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Votes: 80,324 | Gross: $18.47M
37. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Votes: 342,349 | Gross: $42.07M
38. Mama (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself to their family.
Votes: 160,282 | Gross: $71.63M
39. Sinister (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.
Votes: 200,736 | Gross: $48.09M
40. The Conjuring (2013)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.
Votes: 403,927 | Gross: $137.40M
41. The Uninvited (2009)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Anna returns home after a stint in a mental hospital, but her recovery is jeopardized by her cruel stepmother and ghastly visions of her dead mother.
Votes: 72,059 | Gross: $28.57M
42. Somebody Help Me (2007 Video)
1 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The screenplay centers on characters Brendan Young and Darryl Jennings who take a trip to the Lake Arrowhead with a group of college friends to celebrate Young's girlfriend's birthday. ... See full summary »
43. Somebody Help Me 2 (2010 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Brendan and Darryl have both moved on with their lives following the events at the cabin in the woods; not unscathed however. Coming up on the anniversary, Brendan is still having ... See full summary »
44. Sorority Row (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.
Votes: 27,208 | Gross: $11.96M