300 Greatest Hollywood Horror Movies of All Time

300 Best Horror Movies of Hollywood That Are Must Watch

300 Greatest Hollywood Horror Movies of All Time
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Horror movies have their moments that shock, elevate heartbeat and instill fear in the mind. Dwell in an epic showcase of the best horror movies.

Horror films are a popular genre with film buffs. It’s the thrill of the unknown that evokes fear, excitement and shock when one is watching a horror film. The visuals and sound in a horror film elicit a physiological reaction from viewers. The depiction of events in a horror film holds audiences spellbound. Horror films are set at a fast pace or may move at a slow pace with a series of events leading to a diabolic twist.

While the word ‘horror’ is not easy to describe, the term has found itself immersed in varied concepts and used as an umbrella term to portray, convey or depict different shades of macabre. Fear, terror, revulsions and nightmares are showcased to get the mind evoke reactions.

Since early days, different types of plots have been showcased in the horror genre. Typically, occurrence of supernatural events is thoughtfully portrayed in different types of horror movies. The presence of a evil spirit in the everyday world is a theme exceedingly popular in horror films.

It’s the varied elements showcased in horror films that scare viewers. Visuals and scenes depicted in horror movies often lead to elevated heartbeat in anticipation of what is coming next. The fear of the unknown is what compels the mind on a journey of beyond unimaginable. Elements commonly showcased in different types of horror films are…

  • Evil Forces
  • Supernatural Events
  • Ghosts
  • Evil Spirits
  • Demons
  • Vicious Animals
  • Gore
  • Satanism
  • Psychopaths
  • Evil Clowns
  • Cannibalism
  • Natural or Man-Made Disasters
  • Werewolves
  • Torture 
  • Serial Killers
  • Zombies
  • Extraterrestrials
  • Vampires
  • Monsters

Horror movies have evolved in every decade. Over the years the horror genre in particular has become broad based with many the subgenres emerging. A number of modern filmmakers have parted from traditional concepts of horror and have paved new pathways for sinister and macabre. A number of horror subgenres combine elements from mixed genres bringing to life new concepts and experimental themes to the genre. Hollywood is known for its wide variety of horror movies. A number of Hollywood horror movies have become epic among lovers of horror.

While only few movies in the horror genre have achieved box-office status, a number of movies in the genre have garnered critical acclaim and have a cult following among horror movie buffs. Furthermore, the departure from classic elements or traditional concepts in horror movies is also got to do with the preference of young audiences that have taken a liking to witnessing mixed elements unfold in horror. New horror subgenres that have emerged are exceedingly popular with audiences globally. Genres and subgenres associated with horror films are…

  • Horror Drama
  • Horror Adventure
  • Psychological Horror
  • Slasher Film
  • Action Horror
  • Teen Horror
  • Gothic Horror
  • Zombie Film
  • Supernatural Horror
  • Comedy Horror
  • Holiday Horror
  • Erotic Horror
  • Science Fiction Horror
  • Body Horror
  • Natural Horror
  • Cyber Horror
  • Splatter Film
  • Found Footage Horror
  • Horror Thriller

While horror films have evolved a great deal since early days, what remains true is the essence that causes fear, confusion, fright, and changes in emotional response. The fear of the unknown opens the mind to a world of possibilities in the form of questions that remain unanswered.

The lines below showcase a diverse list of horror movies from different subgenres

300 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time

  1. Hereditary (2018)
  2. The Exorcist (1973)
  3. Halloween (1978)
  4. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
  5. Get Out (2017)
  6. It (2017)
  7. The Babadook (2014)
  8. It Follows (2014)
  9. Let The Right One In (2008)
  10. Psycho (1960)
  11. The Conjuring (2013)
  12. The Witch (2015)
  13. A Quiet Place (2018)
  14. The Shining (1980)
  15. 28 Days Later (2002)
  16. The Evil Dead (1981)
  17. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  18. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
  19. Scream (1996)
  20. The Others (2001)
  21. Carrie (1976)
  22. The Descent (2005)
  23. Alien (1979)
  24. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  25. Insidious (2010)
  26. Saw (2004)
  27. V/H/S (2012)
  28. Audition (1999)
  29. The Fly (1986)
  30. Re-Animator (1985)
  31. Annihilation (2018)
  32. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  33. Ring (1998)
  34. The Devil’s Backbone (2001)
  35. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  36. The Thing (1982)
  37. REC (2007)
  38. Poltergeist (1982)
  39. Hellraiser (1987)
  40. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  41. Paranormal Activity (2007)
  42. The Ring (2002)
  43. The Omen (1976)
  44. Nosferatu (1922)
  45. The Unknown (1927)
  46. Tell Me Your Name (2018)
  47. Train to Busan (2016)
  48. Split (2016)
  49. Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
  50. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
  51. Evil Dead 2 (1987)
  52. Martin (1977)
  53. Unsane (2018)
  54. Don’t Breathe (2016)
  55. The Conjuring 2 (2016)
  56. Fright Night (1985)
  57. You’re Next (2011)
  58. Theater of Blood (1973)
  59. The Magician (1926)
  60. Jaws (1975)
  61. The Mummy (1932)
  62. Saw 2 (2005)
  63. Attack the Block (2011)
  64. Summer of 84 (2018)
  65. 1922 (2017)
  66. The House That Jack Built (2018)
  67. The Dead Zone (1983)
  68. Gerald’s Game (2017)
  69. Horror of Dracula (1958)
  70. Mayhem (2017)
  71. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  72. The Invitation (2015)
  73. Misery (1990)
  74. Student of Prague (1913)
  75. Raw (2016)
  76. Mandy (2018)
  77. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  78. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
  79. The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970)
  80. The House of the Devil (2009)
  81. Freaks (1932)
  82. The Endless (2017)
  83. Ghostland (2018)
  84. The Cat and the Canary (1927)
  85. It Comes at Night (2017)
  86. Kawaidan (1965)
  87. The Golem: How He Came Into the World (1920)
  88. Lords of Chaos (2018)
  89. Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
  90. Demon (2015)
  91. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
  92. The Body Snatcher (1945)
  93. Triangle (2009)
  94. Mother! (2017)
  95. Upgrade (2018)
  96. Veronica (2017)
  97. Halloween (2018)
  98. Let Me In (2010)
  99. Prometheus (2012)
  100. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  101. Black Christmas (1974)
  102. The Invisible Man (1933)
  103. Death House (2017)
  104. The Innocents (1961)
  105. Friday the 13th (1980)
  106. The Last Exorcism (2010)
  107. Under the Skin (2013)
  108. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
  109. Annabelle: Creation (2017)
  110. House of Usher (1960)
  111. Cadaver (2018)
  112. Pumpkinhead (1988)
  113. The Orphanage (2007)
  114. Marrowbone (2017)
  115. Sleepaway Camp (1983)
  116. The Amityville Horror (1979)
  117. Audrey Rose (1977)
  118. The Wicker Man (1973)
  119. Silent Hill (2006)
  120. In The Mouth of Madness (1994)
  121. The Changeling (1980)
  122. Peeping Tom (1960)
  123. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
  124. Suspiria (1977)
  125. Creep 2 (2017)
  126. Last House on the Left (1972)
  127. The Innkeepers (2011)
  128. Dracula (1931)
  129. Shivers (1975)
  130. The Lost Boys (1987)
  131. Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
  132. The Snetinel (1977)
  133. House of Wax (1953)
  134. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
  135. Child’s Play (1988)
  136. The Brood (1979)
  137. Black Swan (2010)
  138. Onibaba (1965)
  139. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  140. What Lies Beneath (2000)
  141. 30 Days of Night (2007)
  142. Green Room (2015)
  143. The Dark Half (1993)
  144. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
  145. Slender Man (2018)
  146. Nina Forever (2015)
  147. Martyrs (2008)
  148. Phantasm (1979)
  149. The Birds (1963)
  150. Happy Death Day (2017)
  151. Black Water (2007)
  152. Mama (2013)
  153. My Bloody Valentine (1981)
  154. Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
  155. Candyman (1992)
  156. Hush (2016)
  157. Deep Red (1975)
  158. The Gift (2015)
  159. Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  160. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
  161. Rabid (1977)
  162. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
  163. Orphan (2009)
  164. Pet Sematary (1989)
  165. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  166. Life (2017)
  167. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
  168. Dark Water (2005)
  169. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
  170. Near Dark (1987)
  171. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
  172. Dog Soldiers (2002)
  173. Repulsion (1965)
  174. Final Destination (2000)
  175. The Last Broadcast (1998)
  176. Excision (2012)
  177. Cloverfield (2008)
  178. Waxworks (1924)
  179. The Ruins (2008)
  180. Event Horizon (1997)
  181. Kairo (2001)
  182. Existenz (1999)
  183. The Woman in Black (2012)
  184. Lights Out (2016)
  185. The Waiting (2016)
  186. Feast (2005)
  187. Patient Zero (2017)
  188. I Saw the Devil (2010)
  189. May (2002)
  190. Disturbing Behavior (1998)
  191. New Nightmare (1994)
  192. The Tingler (1959)
  193. Alien: Covenant (2017)
  194. Starry Eyes (2014)
  195. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
  196. Mimic (1997)
  197. Ginger Snaps (2000)
  198. Oculus (2013)
  199. Eden Lake (2008)
  200. When a Stranger Calls (1979)
  201. Scream 2 (1997)
  202. Marianne (2011)
  203. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
  204. Drag Me To Hell (2009)
  205. Devil (2010)
  206. Saw 6 (2009)
  207. Bay of Blood (1971)
  208. Videodrome (1983)
  209. 1408 (2007)
  210. Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
  211. Jeepers Creepers (2001)
  212. The Final Girls (2015)
  213. The Wolf Man (1941)
  214. Land of the Dead (2005)
  215. The Den (2013)
  216. Victor Frankenstein (2015)
  217. Stir of Echoes (1999)
  218. Joy Ride (2001)
  219. Inside (2007)
  220. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
  221. Kill, Baby, Kill (1966)
  222. American Mary (2012)
  223. Valentine (2001)
  224. Sinister (2012)
  225. Dead Ringers (1988)
  226. When Animals Dream (2014)
  227. Under the Shadow (2016)
  228. Lake Mungo (2008)
  229. Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
  230. The Devil’s Candy (2015)
  231. Urban Legend (1998)
  232. The Strangers (2008)
  233. Day of the Dead (1985)
  234. Frankenstein (1931)
  235. Night of the Demons (1988)
  236. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
  237. All Through The House (2015)
  238. Cube (1997)
  239. The Collector (2009)
  240. Don’t Look Now (1973)
  241. The Craft (1996)
  242. 28 Weeks Later (2007)
  243. Scream 4 (2011)
  244. April Fool’s Day (1986)
  245. The Mist (2007)
  246. The Human Centipede (2009)
  247. As Above, So Below (2014)
  248. Bone Tomahawk (2015)
  249. The Loved Ones (2009)
  250. The Fog (1980)
  251. The Hallow (2015)
  252. The Sacrament (2013)
  253. The Visit (2015)
  254. Rammbock (1977)
  255. Unfriended (2010)
  256. A Girl With All The Gifts (2016)
  257. Stigmata (1999)
  258. Cabin Fever (2002)
  259. Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
  260. Deliver Us From Evil (2014)
  261. I Am Not A Serial Killer (2016)
  262. Deep Rising (1998)
  263. Horns (2013)
  264. The Neon Demon (2016)
  265. Hostel (2005)
  266. The Crazies (2010)
  267. Haunter (2013)
  268. The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
  269. Blood Feast (1963)
  270. 13 Sins (2014)
  271. Chained (2011)
  272. Shutter (2004)
  273. Afflicted (2013)
  274. Wolf Creek (2005)
  275. Late Phases (2014)
  276. Stoker (2013)
  277. Hounds of Love (2016)
  278. Dead Snow (2009)
  279. The Awakening (2011)
  280. Better Watch Out (2016)
  281. The Faculty (1998)
  282. The Purge (2013)
  283. Grave Encounters (2011)
  284. The Taking of Deborah Logon (2014)
  285. Predator (1987)
  286. Creep (2014)
  287. Antichrist (2009)
  288. It’s Alive (1974)
  289. Species (1995)
  290. Kill List (2011)
  291. Qurantine (2008)
  292. The Children (2008)
  293. A Dark Song (2016)
  294. A Girl Walks Home Along at Night (2014)
  295. Frozen (2010)
  296. Wrong Turn (2003)
  297. 13 Ghosts (2001)
  298. The Possession of Michael King (2014)
  299. Before I Wake (2016)
  300. The Collection (2012)

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I am not a fan of watching horror movies but I admire you for posting such collection of horror movies. I am just interested about that recent "A Quiet Place" movie because I read a lot of positive criticisms about it. Thank you for sharing.

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O wow!!what a collection... I must thank you for this fabulous post. I always like to watch horror movies and for me your post is of great help. Some I already watched and now I am eager to watch the rest.

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