Best Horror Movies of All Time You Shouldn’t Miss!


Are you someone who doesn’t mind watching gory and extremely graphic scenes? If yes, then you should check out our list of best horror movies of all time.

Nonetheless, there are some excellent films to be discovered here, most of them are of the contemporary kind. There is almost an unending list of horror movies, so we will stick to some of the latest ones. In addition, our list contains some of the best horror movies of all time.

Without further ado, let’s get started. Here are the best horror movies of all time:

Hereditary (2018)


Director: Ari Aster

Writer: Ari Aster

Cast: Alex Wolff, Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Initial portrayal of a typical family will make you think about what could go wrong? But, with the death of the family’s old lady, a lot of unexpected creepy stuff comes to the surface about the family’s ancestry leading our main characters to run away from the sinister luck they have drawn in. But will they ever be able to get rid of it?

Get Out (2017)


Director: Jordan Peele

Writer: Jordan Peele

Cast: Allison Williams, Daniel Kaluuya, Bradley Whitford

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

The movie seems to have a usual romantic beginning involving a couple, where a caucasian woman wants to take her African American boyfriend to her parents’ house. Both are excited to spend the weekend together and meet the parents, who seem delighted at their visit. But, the family isn’t as normal as it seems. Watch the full movie to see the horrors ahead.

Midsommar (2019)


Director: Ari Aster

Writer: Ari Aster

Cast: Ellora Torchia, Florence Pugh, William Jackson Harper

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Dani and Christian have been dating for a while, but things start going bad when Dani’s mental health starts deteriorating. Her mental challenges put a strain on their relationship, and they’re anxious to mend things. So in an attempt to give their future another shot, they visit a common friend’s commune. Little did they know it’ll turn out to be the worst decision of their lives.

The Babadook (2014)


Director: Jennifer Kent

Writer: Jennifer Kent

Cast: Noah Wiseman, Essie Davis, Hayley McElhinney.

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Mr. Babadook features a book with supernatural powers named “Mister Babadook.” Unfortunately, the turn of events gets horrid when the book shows up at the house of a single mother and her child, taking them into a never-ending well of paranoia.

It Follows (2014)


Director: David Robert Mitchell

Writer: David Robert Mitchell

Cast: Keir Gilchrist, Maika Monroe, Jake Weary

IMDb Rating: 6.8 /10

A young woman living her life on her terms gets engaged in a sexual encounter, but it turns out to be a bad choice for her. Jamie, after her sexual encounter with a guy named Hugh, she becomes unconscious. In the next scene, she finds herself being tired in a wheelchair! Since then, an unidentified supernatural force starts following her. To know what will happen to her next.

The Cabin In The Woods (2011)


Director: Drew Goddard

Writer: Drew Goddard, Joss Whedon

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchinson.

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Getting tired from their busy everyday schedule, five friends decide to take a break and go somewhere to loosen up. But, to their surprise, they find much more convenience than they spent. They end up discovering a dreadful secret behind the cabin in the woods. The narrative revolves around high school students who flee to a secluded woodland lodge, where they are attacked by backwood zombies. At the same time, technicians control events from an underground bunker.

The Blair Witch Project (1999)


Director: Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick

Writer: Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick

Cast: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

There have been numerous reports of haunted incidents in the Maryland Backwoods. Popularly referred to as the “Blair Witch” incidents, those neighborhoods are best to avoid. But teenagers don’t listen to anybody, do they?

A group of 3 young students set out on an expedition to find out the truth behind these Blair Witch incidents but things soon take a turn as they lose the grip over their only hope of survival: Their map. Will they ever make it out of there?

Halloween (1978)


Director: John Carpenter

Writer: Debra Hill, John Carpenter

Cast: John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

While an adult murdering someone is a normal movie occurrence, imagine a kid brutally murdering his own sister.

In this classic horror movie, Michael Myers, a six-year-old boy, viciously murdered his elder sister of seventeen, following which he was sentenced to 15years in the Juvenile court.

Fast forward to fifteen years, while being transported for a court hearing, now 21 years old, Michael makes a run for it.

This is where the story gets really interesting; realizing of all the places that he could have gone, he chose to return to his crime scene, aka Haddonfield, Illinois.

What he does next is quite shocking, and you must watch the movie to find out!

It Comes At Night (2017)


Director: Trey Edward Shults

Writer: Trey Edward Shults

Cast: Christopher Abbott, Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

Two families are trying to protect themselves from a disease that has ravaged the planet. However, distrust and paranoia set in. Will they keep safe, or will they turn against each other? We love that it isn’t easy to predict what happens in the plot of this movie, so it has you glued till the end. The story line of Comes at Night is very complex therefore it is among one of the most disturbing movies.

The Descent (2005)


Director: Neil Marshall

Writer: Neil Marshall

Cast: Natalie Mendoza, Shauna Macdonald, Alex Reid

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Loads of adventures happen when you’re a part of a fun, outdoorsy group. But it doesn’t take a lot for these adventures to go downhill either.

The movie focuses on a group of adventurous friends who decide to explore a secluded, shady cave without realizing the dangers that await them. If you enjoyed watching the descent, we recommend you to watch Annabelle movies in order over the weekend.

Us (2019)


Director: Jordan Peele

Writer: Jordan Peele

Cast: Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Wilson’s are a peaceful, happy family living their life one day at a time. One horrific night, their peace is interrupted as they find out that a group of people have intruded their home.

Dressed in all reds with shady masks on, they quickly realized that this is more than just a case of breaking and entering. As they come closer to the truth of the real danger, they realize that the intruders are the exact doppelgangers of each family member.

The Witch (2015)


Director: J.A. Bayona

Writer: Robert Eggers

Cast: Ralph Ineson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Kate Dickie

IMDb Rating: 6.9 /10

The story is set in the 17th century in New England. It’s about a Puritan family who faces punishment for some reason and is now living away from the town. When they move to a house in the farmland near the end of a big forest. Shortly, threatening entities start troubling them. Analysts believe the movie goes above the standard horror film genre and into a new perspective category known as “elevated horror.” Its impact is achieved via the use of atmosphere and scenography rather than fright.

The Exorcist (1973)


Director: William Friedkin

Writer: William Peter Blatty

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Jason Miller

IMDb Rating: 8/10

Like any other youngster, Regan is obsessed with supernatural beings and loves knowing more about ghosts and demons. But, in one foul attempt, she plays around with an Ouija board, summons a demon but forgets to send it back.

Soon, she starts displaying truly disturbing behavior that concerns everyone, including her mother. Her mother quickly seeks help from priests, who then declare her possessed by demons.

Host (2020)


Director: Rob Savage

Writer: Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd

Cast: Jemma Moore, Emma Louise Webb, Haley Bishop

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Since the living world is now online, it’s only fair that the dead world has taken over as well. The movie is great in terms of technological advancement in the horror genre since there’s hardly any.

In the movie, a group of six friends hang out online through a common e-chat room when they start messing with the balance of the universe and call for the dead. The problem? The dead never left!

Watch the movie to feel chills down your spine right now!

The Strangers (2008)


Director: Bryan Bertino

Writer: Bryan Bertino

Cast: Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward, Liv Tyler

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

Sometimes in life, when things don’t seem to be going our way, people usually plan a short and sweet weekend getaway to detox and bond with each other.

While this is a great idea for most people, it did not turn out so well for Kristen and James. The couple goes to a secluded house to spend some quality time without realizing that they are walking into a death trap that can potentially kill them.

The Others (2001)


Director: Alejandro Amenábar

Writer: Alejandro Amenábar

Cast: Eric Sykes, Fionnula Flanagan, Nicole Kidman

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Grace is a single mother of two photosensitive kids. Being a single parent of two demanding children can be extremely hard but moving to a whole new place just adds to the stress. Apart from all the moving stress, Grace starts noticing some unusual activities all around the house and has no choice but to wonder, is her new house wanted?

A Quiet Place (2018)


Director: John Krasinski

Writer: John Krasinski, Bryan Woods

Cast: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Focused on a post-apocalyptic world, this movie revolves around a time where most of human beings have been hunted down and killed by an inexplicable creature who cannot see but hunts by noise.

The movie shows a family struggling to survive when a noise-sensitive creature is out to hunt them, forcing them to communicate in sign languages.

The Conjuring (2013)


Director: James Wan

Writer: Carey W. Hayes, Chad Hayes

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor, Patrick Wilson.

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

A well-shot and extremely creepy movie, The Conjuring takes you through a series of dreadful old-school panic. The film, set in 1970, follows a family living in a secluded farmhouse; the family is faced with supernatural terrors after moving into a Rhode Island farmhouse. To get out of it, they seek the help of a pair of noted demonologists. The film toys with the audience’s expectations by throwing big scares at you without standard Hollywood Jumpscare build-ups, simultaneously evoking classic golden age ghost stories.

The Lighthouse (2019)


Director: Robert Eggers

Writer: Max Eggers, Robert Eggers

Cast:  Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Lighthouses are not a common sighting, especially for people living in non-coastal areas. The reason behind this is lighthouses are extremely secluded and haunted just to look at. Mr. Ephraim has been recruited as a lighthouse keeper and an assistant to an elderly, Thomas Wake.

As days pass by, being secluded and out of touch, Ephraim starts feeling strange. Nudging it as sheer delusion, he ignores every warning sign he’s given. Not too long after, his visions become a lot more intense and start consuming his sanity.

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)


Director: Samuel Bayer

Writer: Eric Heisserer, Wes Craven, Wesley Strick

Cast: Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Jackie Earle Haley

IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

The Slasher horror genre is a theme for Halloween, and there is no better movie than this one. An infamous killer, Freddy Krueger, returns from the dead in an unusual form. It leads to a series of murders while his victims are asleep. While fighting psychological and physical torture from the killer, the characters decide to end him.  This horror movie is a nostalgic trip from start to finish, making it a perfect choice to watch with long-time friends.

When compared to the Halloween film series, there is a division among the audience. Although somewhat less influential, many say John Carpenter’s Halloween franchise is the best and most influential one after Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street. There’s no doubt that both franchises have had their share of horror entertaining films, but Halloween has had a greater impact on culture and history.

Let The Right One In (2008)


Director: Tomas Alfredson

Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist

Cast: Lina Leandersson, John Ajvide, Kåre Hedebrant

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Everybody has phases in life where we feel lonely and depressed for days on end, and in those phases, we are willing to grab onto just about anything to keep us afloat. This story is based in Sweden and is about a twelve-year-old boy, Oskar. He often feels like the odd one out and is a victim of school bullying.

Having no friends in the neighborhood, Oskar jumps up to the opportunity of befriending Eli, a girl who recently moved in. Over time they develop a sweet bond, and as Eli starts trusting him, she opens up to him about her dark and bloody past.

Goodnight Mommy (2014)


Director: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala

Writer: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala

Cast: Elias Schwarz, Susanne Wuest, Lukas Schwarz

IMDb Rating: 6.7 /10

You will see two little cute twin boys who are very attached to each other and do all the playing and other things together. Sadly their mother has to go through reconstructive surgery on her face due to some unfortunate incident. Kids are eager to meet their mother but feel suspicious of her identity due to her bandage-covered face and distant behavior.

Insidious (2010)


Director: James Wan

Writer: Leigh Whannell

Cast: Lin Shaye, Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Can anyone talk about horror movies without mentioning Insidious? It may have been out for years, but it still gives people the thrill that comes with watching horror movies. It is why we have it on our list of best scary movies of all time. How do you prevent evil spirits from possessing a comatose child? Insidious presents the experience of a parent on this quest. You are sure to enjoy this movie.

Ready Or Not (2019)


Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett

Writer: Guy Busick R., Christopher Murphy

Cast: Mark O’Brien, Samara Weaving, Adam Brody

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

No matter how long you have known a person, marriage can definitely bring out the worst as well as the best in people. After a young woman gets married to the man of her dreams, she starts gearing up for a fancy, dream life. Little did she know the truth behind her husband’s innocent face.

Her in-laws rope her into playing a shady, sinister game that quickly makes her realize the kind of trouble she’s in.

The Invisible Man (2020)


Director: Leigh Whannell

Writer: H. G. Wells

Cast: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Elisabeth Moss

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Ex’s have never done any good to anybody. Cecilia’s ex-boyfriend took it to a completely different level as he faked his death in front of the whole world just to harass her anonymously. Nobody believes her when she says that she has been experiencing inexplicable things around her because it’s all happening invisibly.

Will she ever find out the truth behind her stalker?

Rec (2007)


Director: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza

Writer: Paco Plaza, Jaume Balagueró, Luis Berdejo

Cast: Ferran Terraza, Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Late night distress calls can go down really quickly. When the police received a late night fire breakout call from an old woman, a TV host and her cinematographer followed the case on the live TV.

Much to their surprise, the police completely locked down the building claiming that the woman has been infected with something mysterious, giving her insane strength that could be dangerous for everyone.

Carrie (1976)


Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: Lawrence D. Cohen, Stephen King

Cast: William Katt, John Travolta, Sissy Spacek

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

High School is hard on everyone, especially the ones with special needs and the odd ones out. Carrie is a sweet girl with a vengeance, and as she discovers her special powers of influencing the physical world with just her mind, she wreaks havoc on everybody who has bullied her.

Following a humiliation on the prom night, Carrie is filled with anger and decides to make everybody pay for her sufferings.

Train To Busan (2016)


Director: Yeon Sang-ho

Writer: Yeon Sang-ho, Joo-Suk Park

Cast: Yeon Sang-ho, Don Lee, Gong Yoo

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

The movie is a rare blend of horror and zombie genres, and we couldn’t ask for anything more. This South Korean movie won several awards internationally and has been dubbed in several languages as well.

The movie is about a father-daughter duo traveling on a train, unaware of the flesh-eating zombie outbreak. Being on the ground in these situations still, makes things a bit easy to overcome but being on wheels? Will the father be able to save himself and his daughter?

Train to Busan is one of many zombie movies that I like very much. I like it for different reasons but in terms of a zombie film, I would have to say the Resident Evil movies in order is worth watching since zombies are the main reason that live-action has become interesting.

The Ring (2002)


Director: Gore Verbinski

Writer: Ehren Kruger

Cast: Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, Naomi Watts.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

One of the scariest of its era, The Ring, would not only give you chills but would also turn out to be the most memorable movie experience for you. If you have not watched it yet, then Where are you?? This movie awaits you for the whole entertainment package it offers. This film is a remake of the 1998 film Ringu that revolves around a VHS tape repeating in a loop.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)


Director: Tobe Hooper

Writer: Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper

Cast: Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Teri McMinn

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

This movie is truly an American classic. A group of youngsters out and about, traveling the secluded areas on a road trip to their grandparents’ house, are captured and harassed by a psychopathic killer.

A crazy man is armed with a chainsaw, and he’s not afraid to use it. Will they ever make it out of there?

Drag Me To Hell (2009)


Director: Sam Raimi

Writer: Ivan Raimi, Sam Raimi

Cast: Justin Long, Alison Lohman, Lorna Raver

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Sometimes in life, even when we think we’re doing the right thing, we just can’t tell who we’re upsetting. Christine, a home loan officer, was just doing her job when she refuses to give an extension on loan repayment to an old lady but little did she know she’s opening the gates to hell.

The elderly, being extremely upset, decide to curse Christine, and following this curse, Christine’s life turns upside down, and she struggles to survive the day.

Suspiria (2018)


Director: Luca Guadagnino

Writer: Daria Nicolodi, Dario Argento

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Grace Moretz

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

There are not a lot of horror movies that are based in the 70s, and if you’re a sucker for historic horror, this movie might surprise you pleasantly. The movie is about a young, up-and-coming dancer who just reached Berlin to grab the opportunity of being the lead dancer of a renowned dance group. Unfortunately, the girl she replaces is filled with vengeance, and that only means one thing: Sinister curses and hell breaking loose.

Martyrs (2008)


Director: Pascal Laugier

Writer: Pascal Laugier

Cast: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Begin

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Everybody has a dark past that haunts them throughout their lives. The movie is about a young woman who was kidnapped and tortured for a long time in her childhood. As the incident has now started affecting her personal life, she decides to take revenge. She is accompanied by a friend who is also a child abuse survivor.

When embarking on this journey of revenge, they have no idea what they are getting into as things soon start going south and sinister.

Sinister (2012)


Director: Scott Derrickson

Writer: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill

Cast: James Ransone, Ethan Hawke, Nicholas King

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Ellison Oswald is a true crime writer who thrives on dark and twisted crime scenes. Unfortunately, his career hasn’t been doing so well, and so he’s on the lookout for something exceptional.

When he found about the case of a family’s murder in a really gory manner, he jumped to the opportunity and moved with his family to the same house the hideous incident happened. Confident that this is the case, his career needs to thrive, he starts looking into old footage to collect proof.  Soon, he realizes that the mystery is tipping heavily into the supernatural direction.

Eyes Without A Face (1960)


Director: Georges Franju

Writer: Claude Sautet, Jean Redon

Cast: Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob, Alida Valli

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Dr. Genessier is saddened by his failed attempts to beautify his daughter’s face as it was completely ruined following a near deadly accident caused by him. Nevertheless, he’s guilty and desperate to mend his mistakes, and in this desperation, he takes some really gruesome steps.

Along with his lab assistant, he starts abducting beautiful girls around the neighborhood, and after sedating them, he performs a procedure on them and takes off their skin from their face, and attempts to plant it on his daughter.

The Orphanage (2007)


Director: J. A. Bayona

Writer: J. A. Bayona, Sergio G. Sánchez

Cast: Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Roger Príncep

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

An orphanage comes with both happy and sad memories, but for Laura, it was all fun. She gushes when she thinks about her time at the orphanage, and now, as a grown-up married woman, she wants to buy the place and convert it into a sanctuary for the sick kids.

While her vision is beautiful, right around that time, her adopted son Simon goes missing for months on end. Presumed dead, Laura is devastated by her loss and starts hearing voices.  Convinced that the spirits are trying to connect her with her lost child, she keeps pursuing them.

The Shining (1980)


Director: Stanley Kubrick

Writer: Diane Johnson, Stanley Kubrick

Cast: Shelley Duval, Jack Nicholson, Scatman Crothers

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Seeking refuge over the winters, Jack and his family move into a shady-looking hotel with a gory past. As they start to learn more about its past, they’re completely freaked out but go against their gut and decide to stay there.

Living alone for so long, Jack, the head of the family, starts to behave weirdly and just loses control over his sanity. Seeing his state, the family is both scared and concerned for their wellbeing.

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)


Director: Ana Lily Amirpour

Writer: Ana Lily Amirpour

Cast: Sheila Vand, Ana Lily Amirpour, Arash Marandi

IMDb Rating: 7/10

The setup of this movie is a small Iranian town that has faced its fair share of backlash. Word has it that the roads of the town are walked by a mysterious woman who chases down disrespectful men who have harmed women in their lives. The movie is a great take on horror and feminism, which we think you would definitely enjoy.

Poltergeist (1982)


Director: Tobe Hooper

Writer: Michael Grais, Steven Spielberg

Cast: JoBeth Williams, Heather O’Rourke, Dominique Dunne

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Horror stories are all fun and games until there are innocent kids involved. A happy, content family moves into a new home with all the possible enthusiasm to start a new life. But things soon start going bad as their parents realize the house is haunted, and so is their kid.

Watch what they do next in this amazing movie!

The Mist (2007)


Director: Frank Darabont

Writer: Frank Darabont, Stephen King

Cast: Thomas Jane, Laurie Holden, Marcia Gay Harden

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Imagine being stuck inside a supermarket in the midst of an apocalypse that might not have an end!

David, his son, and a few people of the town are stuck inside a supermarket as the town is engulfed in an impenetrable mist. What comes along with it? A bloodthirsty evil.

How do you run away when there’s no way to run?

Candyman (1992)


Director: Bernard Rose

Writer: Clive Barker, Bernard Rose

Cast: Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Some myths and folklore are best left buried, but Helen didn’t seem to understand that. So, fascinated by the town’s stories of a one-armed man who goes by the name ‘Candyman,’ Helen decides to go to the bottom of this mystery.

Much to her surprise, things start going bad as the town reports a series of inexplicable murders.

Scream (1996)


Director: Wes Craven

Writer: Kevin Williamson

Cast: David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Neve Campbell

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Sidney Prescott was still mourning her mother’s demise when she realized that similar incidences had started to happen again. She has no choice but to speculate if there’s a connection between these murders and if there is, she doesn’t want to miss a single chance to expose her mother’s killers.

In her curiosity to find out the murderer, she finds herself deep in a dilemma as everybody around seems to be the suspect.

The Evil Dead (1981)


Director: Sam Raimi

Writer: Sam Raimi

Cast: Lucy Lawless, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

A group of friends gets together to do something sneaky. They set up a camp deep in the woods and performed rituals to reach out to the dead. Then, thinking it would be fun, they all unknowingly called out for their own deaths.

As the spirits arrive, they possess all of them except one, who’s left to fight for the group’s survival.

Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie Des Grauens (1922)


Director: F. W. Murnau

Writer: Henrik Galeen, Bram Stoker

Cast: Gustav von Wangenheim, Max Schreck, Greta Schröder

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Putting a new twist on the genre, this movie is about vampires. Hutter is asked to go over to Count Orlok and finalize a long-standing deal. But, little did he know, he’s dealing with a vampire. And this vampire has his heart set on his wife!

Things soon get complicated as human and inhuman worlds collide.

Don’t Breathe (2016)


Director: Fede Álvarez

Writer: Fede Álvarez

Cast: Jane Levy, Stephen Lang, Dylan Minnette

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

People with disabilities are often perceived as weak and defenseless so robbing them seems like an easy option. Going by this mentality, three rowdies make a plan to rob a blind man who seems to be sitting on a huge sack of cash.

Little did they know, Norman, the blind old man, has a lot more than what meets the eye.

28 Days Later (2002)


Director: Danny Boyle

Writer: Alex Garland

Cast: Naomie Harris, Cillian Murphy, Megan Burns

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, this movie was made way ahead of its time. The plot focuses on the aftermath from the survivors’ points of view and shows how they deal with things after a mysterious virus outbreak ruins millions of lives in the United Kingdom.

If you like movies that deal with life after destruction, you must give this one a try.

His House (2020)


Director: Remi Weekes

Writer: Remi Weekes

Cast: Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku, Matt Smith

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

After making a narrow escape from a country in war, a South Sudanese couple moves to a town in England. Thinking they can survive through anything after what they just managed to dodge, they soon find themselves proven wrong.

Having a hard time adjusting to the new neighborhood of strange people, they realize that even though they have survived the man-made destruction, they are in life-threatening trouble with this supernatural entity.

Ring (1998)


Director: Hideo Nakata

Writer: Hiroshi Takahashi, Koji Suzuki

Cast: Miki Nakatani, Nanako Matsushima, Yuko Takeuchi.

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

There’s a videotape going around that is rumored to be the cause of the death of several teenagers. Labeling it as a hoax, a couple starts looking deeper into the issue.

But they find themselves in deep trouble as they find out not just the rumor is true but that their son has also seen the tape and is now a victim of the same.

The Wailing (2016)


Director: Na Hong-jin

Writer: Na Hong-jin

Cast: Kwak Do-won, Chun Woo-Hee, Hwang Jung-min

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Moving to a new neighborhood is always difficult, but it becomes a hundred times more unbearable when the neighbors resent you and label you as a murderer.

After there were a series of gory murders in a small village, the people were quick to fix the blame on a shady-looking stranger who just moved into the village.

The Wicker Man (1973)


Director: Robin Hardy

Writer: Anthony Shaffer

Cast: Ingrid Pitt, Britt Ekland, Edward Woodward

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

The movie is about a strictly Christian policeman, Sergeant Howie, who is conservative in his thought process. So when he is sent to a small island in the Scottish region to look into the case of a missing child, he is very surprised to see the open display of sexual affection towards one another.

He finds certain traditions and customs of these islanders to be extremely bizarre and is slowly coming to terms with the reality of this missing child report.


Now, you have our hand-picked list of the best horror movies of all time. Each of these movies comes with incredible storylines that are almost unpredictable. You are in for a rollercoaster of various emotions when you opt to watch any of them.

What are you waiting for? Start watching them now!

Joshua Garner

Joshua calls himself nerd+geek who is also passionate about football. He enjoys comics, animes, and science fiction. He finds his comfort in writing about suspense, thrillers and science fiction shows and movies.

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