These are the best horror movies recommendation. From classics like ‘The Shining’ to modern hits like IT!
This is a highly subjective list, so please take it with a grain of salt. I will be basing this list off of personal opinion, as well as critical reception and popularity.
The best horror movies all time:
The Conjuring (2013)
It’s been called one of the scariest movies of all time. The Conjuring follows two paranormal investigators who move into a haunted house with their three children. They soon discover that something evil has taken up residence in the home.
The Babadook (2014)
The Babadook is a 2014 Australian horror film that follows a mother and son who are terrorized by a monster from a children’s book. The Babadook is a unique and atmospheric horror film that uses its monster to represent the mother’s repressed grief and trauma. The Babadook is a brilliantly crafted film that is sure to leave audiences unnerved.
The movie is about six friends accidentally invite the attention of a demonic presence during an online séance in Zoom and begin noticing strange things in their homes.
Evil Dead 2
The film follows a group of friends who decide to spend the summer at an isolated cabin in the woods. They soon discover that the cabin has been possessed by an ancient evil force.
Get Out (2017)
Jordan Peele’s 2017 horror movie Get Out was one of the biggest box office successes of last year. It tells the story of Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya), a black man who goes to meet his white girlfriend’s family for the first time.
Choose or Die (2022)
After firing up a lost 1980s survival horror game, a young coder unleashes a hidden curse that tears reality apart, forcing her to make terrifying decisions and face deadly consequences.
The Exorcist (1973)
The Exorcist is considered by many as the greatest horror movie of all time. Based on William Peter Blatty’s novel Legion, the film follows a young girl named Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) who is possessed by a demon. Her father, a priest, tries to exorcise the demon using various methods, including prayer and medication.
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
The Cabin in the Wood is one of the best horror films of all time because it combines elements of comedy with horror. In the film, six friends go camping at an isolated cabin in the woods. They soon discover that there is something else living in the woods.
Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural slasher film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Sissy Spacek as high school student Carrie White, who has telekinetic powers. After her mother dies in a car accident, she begins having visions of her dead mother, which leads her to become increasingly disturbed. She eventually becomes violent towards those around her.
The Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
In 1984, Wes Craven released his first feature film, A Nightmare on Elm Street. This was followed by four sequels, each more terrifying than the last. The films were based on a series of short stories written by Stephen King.