My Favorite Scary Movies

Shadows moving in darkness, taut strings of creepy music, and mysterious creaking doors that send shivers up your spine. I love scary movies! Below is a list of some of my favorite horror movies throughout the decades to make your night terrifying.

1920 – 1950 Horror

Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1921)

Nosferatu (1922)

Dracula (1931)

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

House of Wax (1953)

Godzilla (1954)

Them! (1954)

La Bruja (1954)

Abbott and Costelllo Meet The Mummy (1955)

The Blob (1958)

The Tingler (1959)

The House on Haunted Hill (1959)

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1960 – 1969

Black Sunday (1960)

Psycho (1960)

Thirteen Ghosts (1960)

Carnival of Souls (1962)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Burn Witch Burn (1962)

Black Sabbath (1963)

The Birds (1963)

Kill, Baby... Kill! (1966)

Viy (1967)

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

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1970 – 1979

The Exorcist (1973)

Don’t Look Now (1973)

Young Frankenstein (1974)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Halloween (1975)

Jaws (1975)

Carrie (1976)

Burnt Offerings (1976)

The Omen (1976)

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Suspiria (1977)

Eraserhead (1977)

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Amityville Horror (1979)

Phantasm (1979)

The Brood (1979)

Alien (1979)

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1980 – 1989

Friday the 13th (1980)

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Poltergeist (1982)

The Thing (1982)

Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Gremlins (1984)

Ghostbusters (1984)

Children on the Corn (1984)

Fright Night (1985)

Return of the Living Dead (1985)

The Re-Animator (1985)

The Fly (1986)

Evil Dead 2 (1987)

The Lost Boys (1987)

Pumpkinhead (1988)

Beetlejuice (1988)

Child's Play (1988)

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1990 – 1999

Misery (1990)

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Tremors (1990)

Dead Alive (1992)

Candyman (1992)

Se7en (1995)

In The Mouth Of Madness (1995)

Scream (1996)

Event Horizon (1997)

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The Sixth Sense (1999)

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

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2000 – 2009

28 Days Later (2002)

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The Descent (2005)

The Others (2001)

Let The Right One In (2008)

The Ruins (2008)

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

Drag Me To Hell (2009)

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The Ring (2002)

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Trick 'r Treat (2007)

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2010 – 2019

Insidious (2010)

Cabin in the Woods (2012)

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The Woman in Black (2012)

The Conjuring (2013)

Evil Dead (2013)

Oculus (2013)

The Babadook (2014)

It Follows (2014)

The Witch (2016)

IT: Part One (2017)

Get Out (2017)

Hereditary (2018)

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2020 –

The Dark and the Wicked
The Dark and the Wicked
Relic
Relic
Color Out of Space
Color Out of Space
Freaky
Freaky
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Family Friendly Horror

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

The Monster Squad (1987)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Monster House (2006)

Coraline (2009)

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

ParaNorman (2012)

Frankenweenie (2012)

The Book of Life (2014)

Goosebumps (2015)

Coco (2017)

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My Favorite Movie Sites

Oh The Horror!

Fangoria
Rue Morgue
Dread Central
Bloody Disgusting
Horror Buzz
Upcoming Horror Movies
Shudder
Latin Horror
Daily Dead
Arrow in the Head
iHorror
Black Horror Movies

Totally Awesome Horror Movie Books

​Monsters in the Movies
​Monsters in the Movies

by John Landis (DK Adult, 2011)

The Art of Horror
The Art of Horror

by Stephen Jones (Applause, 2015)

How to Survive a Horror Movie
How to Survive a Horror Movie

by Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk, 2007)

The Horror of It All
The Horror of It All

by Adam Rockoff (Scribner, 2015)

VideoHound's Horror Show
VideoHound's Horror Show

by Mike Mayo (Visible Ink, 1998)

Fangoria: 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
Fangoria: 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen

by Adam Lukeman (Three Rivers, 2003)

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