What makes a horror movie the best one? Well it isn’t just there scariness, but their ability to keep lurking at the back of your mind even after the. These movies will skim into your mind, and make you anticipate the horror in real life.
This is a Top 10 best Horror movies list of some of the best known horror movies, including both the spooky classics and the mind-blowing modern horror movies.
1 The Shining (1980)- It is known to have the highest IMBd rating of 8.4 in the genre of horror. Director Stanley Kubrick, send a family to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spirit presence impels the father into violence, while his psychic son sees petrifying presentiments from both past and future.
2 The Exorcist (1973)- Casting Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, it’s a story about a teenage girl being possessed by a mysterious entity, and her mother seeking the help of two priests to save her daughter. It is said that some in the ’70s reportedly fainted after seeing Dick Smith’s grisly makeup effects on Blair.
3 Alien (1979)- Perhaps one of the Best horror movie ever. Director Ridley Scott, after a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
4 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)- The movie stars Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger and Paul A. Partain. Two siblings along with a few friends of theirs hop on to visit their grandma grandfather’s grave in Texas. However, they end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths.
5 [Rec] (2007)- One of the best modern horror movies. Directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza. A television reporter along with her crew ru behind a few workers into a rather dark apartment building where they are locked with something terrifying.
6 Evil Dead II (1987)- the second part was surely better rated than the first one. Starring Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry and Dan Hicks, it’s about a lone survivor of flesh-possessing spirits ends up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the devils attack.
7 Psycho (1960)- Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, the story is about a Phoenix secretary cheats forty thousand dollars from her employer’s client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
8 Halloween (1978) – A person escapes the mental hospital after 15 years of killing his sister only to kill more people in Haddonfield.
9 Wait Until Dark (1967) Three thugs intimidate a blinded while looking for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. It casts Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem and Zimbalist Jr.
10 28 Days Later… (2002) – Directed by Danny Boyle. Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.