50 best horror movies ever

A list created by sleestakk

Empire Magazine published this on Sept 21, 2016. The usual suspects here along with a few surprises. What’s missing?

“We’ve summoned up with the ultimate list of the greatest, scariest and most spine-rippingly horrific horror movies in cinema’s long history. From Dr. Caligari to It Follows, this is a compendium of scary movies to span the ages.”

Movies on 50 best horror movies ever List
RankTitleDirector(s)Year Released
1The ShiningStanley Kubrick1980
2AlienRidley Scott1979
3ScreamWes Craven1996
4The ThingJohn Carpenter1982
5HalloweenJohn Carpenter1978
6Evil Dead IISam Raimi1987
7Shaun of the DeadEdgar Wright2004
8NosferatuF.W. Murnau1922
9Pan's LabyrinthGuillermo del Toro2006
10JawsSteven Spielberg1975
11The ExorcistWilliam Friedkin1973
12A Nightmare on Elm StreetWes Craven1984
13The Cabin in the WoodsDrew Goddard2012
14The Wicker ManRobin Hardy1973
15Rosemary's BabyRoman Polanski1968
16CarrieBrian De Palma1976
17RinguHideo Nakata1998
18The Cabinet of Dr. CaligariRobert Wiene1920
19An American Werewolf in LondonJohn Landis1981
20PsychoAlfred Hitchcock1960
21The FogJohn Carpenter1980
22Eyes Without a FaceGeorges Franju1960
23SuspiriaDario Argento1977
24The OmenRichard Donner1976
2528 Days LaterDanny Boyle2002
26The OthersAlejandro Amenábar2001
27The Texas Chain Saw MassacreTobe Hooper1974
28The DescentNeil Marshall2005
29Night of the Living DeadGeorge A. Romero1968
30It FollowsDavid Robert Mitchell2015
31The InnocentsJack Clayton1961
32Let the Right One InTomas Alfredson2008
33Don't Look NowNicolas Roeg1973
34[REC]Paco Plaza, Jaume Balagueró2007
35PoltergeistTobe Hooper1982
36DraculaTod Browning1931
37FrankensteinJames Whale1931
38The Bride of FrankensteinJames Whale1935
39The BabadookJennifer Kent2014
40The Blair Witch ProjectEduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick1999
41Horror of DraculaTerence Fisher1958
42The Skin I Live InPedro Almodóvar2011
43Drag Me to HellSam Raimi2009
44Day of the DeadGeorge A. Romero1985
45Cat PeopleJacques Tourneur1942
46The Devil Rides OutTerence Fisher1968
47AuditionTakashi Miike1999
48The Evil DeadSam Raimi1981
49Kill ListBen Wheatley2011
50The Devil's BackboneGuillermo del Toro2001