My Top 565 Horror Films

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On this, the greatest day for Horror films, I present a lifetime of watching them. This list is dedicated to George Méliès, who in 1896, made The Haunted Castle, generally recognized as the world’s first horror film. It’s also dedicated to anyone willing to watch anything after, I don’t know, 360 or so. (This list has now been updated, here)

 

1    Don’t Look Now (N. Roeg… 1973) supernatural/thriller
2    The Face of Another (H. Teshigahara… 1966) japanese art-horror
3    Vampyr (C.T. Dreyer… 1932) classic
4    Lost Highway (D. Lynch… 1997) art-horror
5    Onibaba (K. Shindo… 1964) japanese art-horror
6    The Seventh Victim (M. Robson… 1943) classic
7    Anatomy of Hell (C. Breillat… 2004) french art-horror
8    The Tenant (R. Polanski… 1976) european art-horror
9    Psycho (A. Hitchcock… 1960) classic/slasher
10    Kwaidan (uncut) (M. Kobayashi… 1964) japanese art-horror
11    Begotten (E. E. Merhige… 1990) art-horror
12    The Black Cat (E. Ulmer… 1934) classic
13    Possession (Zulawski… 1981) eastern euro art-horror
14    The Birthday Party (W. Friedkin… 1968) art-horror
15    Jigoku (N. Nakagawa… 1960) japanese art horror
16    Dead Ringers (D. Cronenberg… 1988) usa/canadian art-horror
17    Torso (S. Martino… 1973) giallo
18    Death Laid An Egg (G. Questi… 1968) giallo
19    The Unknown (T. Browning… 1927) classic
20    Island of Lost Souls (E. C. Kenton… 1932) classic
21    Antichrist (L. Von Trier… 2009) art-horror
22    The Vanishing (G. Sluizer… 1988) european art-horror/thriller
23    Alien (R. Scott… 1979) sci-fi horror
24    The Night of the Hunter (C. Laughton… 1955) gothic thriller
25    Mad Love (K. Freund… 1932) classic
26    The Magician (I. Bergman… 1958) art horror
27    Audition (T. Miike… 1999) japanese art-horror
28    Bride of Frankenstein (J. Whale… 1935) classic
29    The Housemaid (K. Kim… 1960) japanese art-horror
30    Cat People (J. Tourneur… 1942) classic
31    Angst (G. Kargl… 1983) thriller
32    A Zed & Two Noughts (P. Greenaway… 1985) english art-horror
33    Martha (R. W. Fassbinder… 1974) psychological horror
34    Even Dwarfs Started Small (W. Herzog… 1971) bizarro
35    Blue Velvet (D. Lynch… 1986) art-horror
36    Repulsion (R. Polanski… 1965) european art-horror
37    Alexandra’s Project (R. De Heer… 2003) art horror/thriller
38    Picnic at Hanging Rock (P. Weir… 1975) art-horror
39    Fists in the Pocket (M. Bellocchio… 1965) italian art-horror
40    Toby Dammit (F. Fellini… 1968) art-horror
41    Texas Chainsaw Massacre (T. Hooper… 1974) slasher
42    The Shining (S. Kubrick… 1980) thriller
43    In My Skin (M. de Van… 2002) new french extremity
44    Inside (A. Bustillo/J. Maury… 2007) new french extremity
45    Blind Beast (Y. Masumura… 1969) japanese art-horror
46    House (N. Obayashi… 1977) japanese art-horror
47    Diabolique (H.G. Clouzot… 1954) classic
48    Deep Red (D. Argento… 1975) giallo
49    The Cremator (J. Herz… 1968) eastern-euro art horror
50    Lisa & the Devil (M. Bava… 1973) supernatural
51    Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau… 1929) vampire
52    Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (B. Christensen… 1922) classic
53    The Blood Splattered Bride (V. Aranda… 1972) giallo/vampire
54    Who Saw Her Die? (A. Lado… 1972) giallo
55    The Perfume of the Lady in Black (F. Barilli… 1974) giallo
56    I  Walked With a Zombie (J. Tourneur… 1943) classic
57    Cape Fear (J. L. Thompson… 1962) thriller/classic
58    Martin (G. A. Romero… 1977) vampire
59    Eraserhead (S. Kubrick… 1977) art-horror
60    Christine (J. Carpenter… 1983) thriller
61    Sisters (B. DePalma… 1973) supernatural/thriller
62    Cuadecuc – Vampir (P. Portabella… 1970)
63    The Whip and the Body (M. Bava… 1963) gothic horror
64    Black Christmas (B. Clark… 1974) slasher
65    Strange Circus (S. Sono… 2005) japanese art-horror
66    The Mummy (K. Freund… 1933) classic
67    Daughters of Darkness (H. Kümel… 1970) euro-horror
68    Trouble Every Day (C. Denis… 2001) new french extremity
69    Witches Hammer (O. Vavra… 1969) eastern-euro art horror
70    Kuroneko (K. Shindo… 1968) japanese art-horror
71    Death Walks on High Heels (L. Ercoli… 1971) giallo
72    Freaks (T. Browning… 1932) classic
73    The Collector (W. Wyler… 1965) classic
74    Page of Madness (T. Kinugasa… 1926) classic
75    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (McNaughton… 1986) thriller
76    The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (S. Martino… 1971) giallo
77    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Walerian Borowczyk, 1982)
78    Videodrome (D. Cronenberg… 1983) supernatural/body horror
79    The Devils (K. Russell… 1971) thriller
80    Frankenstein (J. Whale… 1931) classic
81    The Fifth Horseman is Fear (Z. Brynych… 1968) art horror
82    [Safe] (T. Haynes… 1995) thriller
83    Suspiria (D. Argento… 1977) supernatural/thriller
84    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (R. Mamoulian… 1931) classic
85    Visitor Q (T. Miike… 2001) japanese art-horror
86    Kill Baby… Kill! (M. Bava… 1968) giallo/art-horror
87    Laurin: A Journey Into Death (R. Sigl… 1989) supernatural
88    Rubber’s Lover (S. Fukui… 1997) cyberpunk/japanese art-horror
89    Cure (K. Kurosawa… 1997) japanese horror
90    Night of the Living Dead (G. A. Romero… 1968) zombie
91    Peeping Tom (M. Powell… 1960) classic/thriller
92    Seance on a Wet Afternoon (B. Forbes… 1964) supernatural thriller
93    Habit (L. Fessenden… 1995) vampire
94    The Fall of the House of Usher (J. Epstien… 1928) classic
95    Scream of Fear (S. Holt… 1961) thriller
96    The Brood (D. Cronenberg… 1979) thriller
97    Ganja & Hess (B. Gunn… 1973) Vampire/exploitation
98    The Act of Seeing With One’s Own Eyes (S. Brakage… 1971) art horror
99    Hour of the Wolf (I. Bergman… 1968) art horror
100    Funny Games (original) (M. Haneke… 1997) thriller/art-horror
101    Gozu (T. Miike… 2003) japanese art-horror
102    Blue Sunshine (J. Lieberman… 1976) indy exploitation
103    The Living Skeleton  (H. Matsuno… 1968) Shochiku Horror
104    Symptoms (J. R. Larraz… 1974) supernatural thriller
105    Short Night of Glass Dolls (A. Lado… 1971) giallo
106    Strait-Jacket (W. Castle… 1964) classic
107    Vengeance Is Mine (S. Imamura… 1979) japanese art-horror
108    Who Can Kill a Child? (N.I. Serrador… 1976) spanish art-horror
109    A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (L. Fulci… 1971) giallo
110    Cul-De-Sac (R. Polanski… 1966) european art-horror
111    Dead Calm (P. Noyce… 1989) thriller
112    Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (J. D. Hancock… 1971) thriller
113    From Beyond (S. Gordon… 1986) supernatural
114    The Spiral Staircase (R. Siodmak… 1946) classic/thriller
115    Rosemary’s Baby (R. Polanski… 1968) european art-horror
116    The Descent (N. Marshall… 2005) thriller
117    The Temptation of St. Tony (V. Ounpuu… 2009) art-horror
118    The Entity (S. J. Furie… 1982) supernatural
119    Aftermath/Genesis (N. Cerda… 1994) art-horror
120    Night Tide (C. Harrington… 1961) supernatural
121    Conspiracy of Torture (aka Beatrice Cenci) (L. Fulci… 1969) art/trash horror
122    What Have You Done to Solange? (M. Dallamano… 1971) giallo
123    Deathdream (aka Dead of Night) (B. Clark… 1974) zombie
124    The Fourth Man (Paul Verhoeven, 1983)
125    The House With the Laughing Windows (P. Avanti… 1976)
126    Dracula (T. Browning… 1931) classic
127    The Haunted Castle (T. Tokuzo… 1969) supernatural
128    Phantasm (D. Coscarelli… 1979) supernatural
129    Stagefright (M. Soavi… 1987) giallo/slasher
130    My Blood Valentine (G. Mihalka… 1981) slasher
131    The Lodger (A. Hitchcock… 1926) classic
132    Thirst (C. Park… 2009) japanese art horror
133    Night of the Eagle (aka Burn, Witch, Burn) (S. Hayers… 1962) supernatural/thriller
134    The Devil (A. Zulawski… 1972) eastern-euro art horror
135    Sombre (P. Grandrieux… 1998) new french extremity
136    The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (aka Let Sleeping Corpses Lie) (J. Grau… 1974) zombie
137    Faceless (J. Franco… 1988) bizarro/trash
138    A Serbian Film (S. Spasojevic… 2010) extreme/thriller
139    Blood Stained Butterfly (D. Tessari… 1971) giallo
140    10 Rillington Place (R. Fliescher… 1971) thriller
141    The Hitcher (R. Harmon… 1986) thriller
142    The Leopard Man (J. Tourneur… 1943) classic/proto-slasher
143    The Case of the Bloody Iris (G. Carnimeo… 1971) giallo
144    The Case of the Scorpion’s Tale (S. Martino… 1971) giallo
145    Murder to the Tune of Seven Black Notes (aka The Psychic) (L. Fulci… 1977) giallo
146    Near Dark (K. Bigelow… 1987) vampire
147    Don’t Torture a Duckling (L. Fulci… 1972) giallo
148    Bunny Lake Is Missing (O. Preminger… 1965) classic
149    Pulse (K. Kurosawa… 2001) japanese horror
150    Cult of the Cobra (F. D. Lyon… 1955) cult
151    The Burning (T. Maylam… 1981) slasher
152    Demons (L. Bava… 1985) supernatural thriller
153    Nightmare City (U. Lenzi… 1980) zombie
154    The Amityville Horror (Rosenberg… 1979)
155    Wife to Be Sacrificed (M. Konuma… 1974) japanese pinky
156    This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse (Coffin Joe:) (J. M. Marins… 1967) bizarro
157    Ms. 45 (A. Ferrara… 1981) bizarro exploitation
158    Twitch of the Death Nerve (aka Bay of Blood) (M. Bava… 1971) giallo/slasher
159    The Hills Have Eyes (W. Craven… 1977) indy exploitation
160    Just Before Dawn (J. Lieberman… 1981) slasher
161    Targets (P. Bogdanovich… 1968) indy exploitation
162    I Saw the Devil (J. Kim… 2010) thriller
163    Halloween (J. Carpenter… 1979) slasher
164    Pieces (J.P. Simon… 1982) slasher
165    Friday the 13th: Part IV The Final Chapter (J. Zito… 1984) slasher
166    Wolf Creek (G. McLean… 2005) thriller
167    House of Wax (A. de Toth… 1953) classic
168    Deliverance (J. Boorman… 1972) thriller
169    The Changling (Medak… 1980) supernatural
170    Kill, Baby, Kill (M. Bava… 1966) thriller/giallo
171    The Wolf Man (G. Waggner… 1941) classic
172    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (D. Lynch… 1992) psychological horror/thriller
173    Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (T. Fisher… 1969) Hammer/classic
174    The Ninth Configuration (W. P. Blatty… 1980) art horror
175    Saw (J. Wan… 2004) extreme
176    Castle of Blood (A. Margheriti/Corbucci… 1964) classic
177    Sorry, Wrong Number (A. Litvak… 1948) thriller/classic
178    Sesson 9 (B. Anderson… 2001) supernatural
179    The Man Who Laughs (P. Leni… 1928) classic
180    The Old Dark House (J. Whale… 1932) classic
181    The Exorcist (Director’s Cut) (W. Friedkin… 1973) supernatural thriller
182    Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (J. Jires… 1970) eastern-euro art horror
183    Genocide  (K. Nihonmatsu… 1968) Shochiku Horror
184    Night of the Demon (J. Tourneur… 1957) classic
185    The Exorcist 3 (N.P. Blatty… 1991)
186    The Devil Commands (E. Dmytryk… 1941) classic
187    Evil Death Trap (T. Ikeda… 1988) japanese art-horror/slasher
188    Dumplings (F. Chan… 2004) extreme
189    Nightmare on Elm Street (W. Craven… 1984) slasher/supernatural
190    Evil Dead 2 (S. Raimi… 1987) bizarro exploitation/splatterstick
191    Your Vice Is a Locked Room (S. Martino… 1972) giallo
192    Eyes Without a Face (G. Franju… 1959) french art-horror/classic
193    The Cell (T. Singh… 1977) american art-horror/thriller
194    The Devil Rides Out (Terence Fisher… 1968) classic
195    Pit and the Pendulum (R. Corman… 1961) classic
196    Thesis (A. Amenabar… 1996) spanish art-horror
197    Snake Woman’s Curse (N. Nakagawa… 1968) japanese art horror
198    Black Sunday (M. Bava… 1960) classic
199    Nosferatu the Vampyre (W. Herzog… 1979) vampire
200    Carrie (B. DePalma… 1976) supernatural thriller
201    Eating Raoul (P. Bartel… 1982) bizarro exploitation
202    Jacob’s Ladder (A. Lyne… 1990) psychological thriller
203    Blood and Black Lace (M. Bava… 1978) classic
204    Dressed to Kill (B. DePalma… 1980) giallo
205    The Night Flier (M. Pavia… 1997) thriller/vampire/supernatural
206    The Haunting (R. Wise… 1963) classic
207    Manhunter (M. Mann… 1986) thriller
208    Re-Animator (S. Gordon… 1985) bizarro exploitation
209    The Beyond (L. Fulci… 1981) supernatural
210    Dance with a Stranger (M. Newell… 1985) thriller
211    Pinocchio 964 (S. Fukui… 1992) cyberpunk/japanese art-horror
212    Cape Fear (M. Scorsese… 1991) thriller
213    Rampo Noir (A. Jissoji, H. Sato, A. Kaneko, S. Takeuchi… 2005) japanese art horror
214    Scream (W. Craven… 1996) post-slasher
215    Witchfinder General (M. Reeves… 1968) classic
216    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (R. Weine… 1920) classic
217    Lords of Salem (R. Zombie… 2013) exploitation
218    28 Days Later (D. Boyle… 2002) zombie
219    Misery (R. Reiner… 1990) thriller
220    The Stepfather (J. Ruben… 1986) slasher
221    Blood for Dracula (aka Andy Warhol’s Dracula) (P. Morrissey… 1974) bizarro exploitation/vampire
222    Let the Right One In (T. Alfredson… 2008) vampire/art-horror
223    The Thing (J. Carpenter… 1982) supernatural/thriller
224    The Church (M. Soavi… 1989) supernatural thriller
225    Calvaire (F. Du Welz… 2005) new french extremity
226    Cronos (G. Del Toro… 1993) thriller
227    Basket Case (F. Henenlotter… 1982) bizarro exploitation
228    The Stepford Wives (B. Forbes… 1975) sci-fi horror
229    The Sect (M. Soavi… 1991) supernatural
230    Zeder (P. Avati… 1983) thriller
231    The Other (R. Mulligan… 1972) psychological horror
232    The Baby’s Room (A. de la Iglesia… 2006) extreme horror
233    Private Parts (P. Bartel… 1972) bizarro exploitation
234    Ju-On: The Grudge (Shimizu… 2003) supernatural thriller
235    The Creature From the Black Lagoon (J. Arnold… 1954) monster/classic
236    Wait Until Dark (T. Young… 1967) thriller
237    Count Dracula (P. Saville… 1977) TV/vampire
238    To the Devil a Daughter (P. Sykes… 1976) supernatural
239    Fifth Chord (L. Bazzoni… 1971) giallo
240    Cat o’ Nine Tails (D. Argento… 1971) giallo
241    Ringu (Nakar… 1998) japanese art-horror
242    Sante Sangra (A. Jodorowsky… 1989) art-horror
243    Seven Deaths in the Cats Eye (A. Margheriti… 1973) giallo
244    Midnight Meat Train (R. Kitamura… 2008) gore trash
245    Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (L. Ercoli… 1970) giallo
246    Man Bites Dog (Belvaux/Bonzel/Poelvoorde… 1992) serial killer/art-horror
247    The Body Snatcher (R. Wise… 1945) classic
248    Frailty (B. Paxton… 2002) psychological thriller
249    Death Proof (Q. Tarantino… 2007) slasher
250    13 Tzameti (G. Babluani… 2005) new french extremity
251    Phantasm 2 (D. Coscarelli… 1988) supernatural
252    The Hounds of the Baskervilles (T. Fisher… 1959) classic
253    Tenebre (D. Argento… 1982) giallo
254    Scanners (D. Cronenberg… 1981) thriller
255    Amer (H. Cattet/B. Forzani… 2010) post-giallo
256    Knife in the Water (R. Polanski… 1962) european art-horror
257    Cemetery Man (M. Soavi… 1994) splatterstick
258    May (L. McKee… 2002) slasher/monster
259    Thirteen Women (G. Archainbaud… 1932) proto-slasher
260    3 Extremes (F. Chan, T. Miike, C. Park… 2005) japanese art horror
261    White Zombie (Halperin… 1976) classic
262    The Raven (L. Landers.. 1935) classic
263    Angel Heart (A. Parker… 1987) supernatural
264    Hellraiser (C. Barker… 1978) supernatural thriller
265    Child’s Play (T. Holland… 1988) slasher
266    It’s Alive (L. Cohen… 1974) thriller/supernatural
267    Alien: Resurrection (JP Jeunet… 1997) sci-fi horror
268    The People Under the Stairs (W. Craven… 1994) supernatural
269    The Howling (J. Dante… 1981) werewolf
270    The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (D. Argento… 1970) giallo
271    Tombs of the Blind Dead (Blind Dead Series Part 1) (A. de Ossorio… 1971) zombie
272    Fall of the House of Usher… (R. Corman… 1960) classic
273    Faust (F.W. Murnau… 1926) supernatural/classic
274    Rabid Dogs (M. Bava… 1974) bizarro exploitation
275    What Have You Done to Your Daughters? (M. Dallamano… 1975) giallo
276    Left Bank Linkeroever (P. Van Hees… 2008) extreme
277    Bram Stoker’s Dracula (F.F. Coppola… 1992) vampire/art-horror
278    Battle Royale (K. Fukasaku… 2000) thriller
279    The Innocents (J. Clayton… 1961) classic/supernatural
280    [REC] (J. Balaguero/P. Plaza… 2007) thriller
281    Dead of Winter (A. Penn… 1987) thriller
282    The Tomb of Ligeia (R. Corman… 1964) classic
283    Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay (B. Gantillon… 1971) Euro sleaze
284    Seconds (J. Frankenheimer… 1966) thriller
285    Dawn of the Dead (G. A. Romero… 1978) zombie
286     Tales from the Crypt (F. Francis… 1972) supernatural/thriller/anthology
287    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (P. Kaufman… 1978) thriller
288    The Abyss (J. Cameron… 1989) sci-fi horror
289    Dr Jekyll and Mr.  Hyde (V. Fleming… 1941) classic
290    8 MM (J. Schumacher… 1999) thriller
291    Carnival of Souls (H. Harvey… 1962) classics/supernatural
292    The Abandoned (N. Cerda… 2006) thriller
293    The Orphanage (J.A. Bayona… 2007) spanish art-horror/thriller
294    Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (R. Aldrich… 1964) thriller
295    I Bury the Living (A. Band… 1958) classic
296    Dracula (T. Fisher… 1958) classic
297    The Curse of the Cat People (G. Von Fritsch/R. Wise… 1944) classic
298    Watcher In the Attic (N. Tanaka… 1976) japenese pinky
299    Hangover Square (J. Brahm… 1945) classic/noir
300    Hard Candy (D. Slade… 2005) thriller
301    Ghost Story (J. Irvin… 1981) supernatural/classic
302    And Then There Were None (R. Clair… 1945) thriller/proto-slasher
303    An American Werewolf in London (J. Landis… 1981) werewolf
304    When a Stranger Calls (F. Walton… 1979) slasher/thriller
305    House on Haunted Hill (W. Castle… 1959) classic
306    Dead Alive (aka Brain Dead) (P. Jackson… 1992) zombie
307    Helter Skelter (Gries… 1976) thriller
308    The Devils Backbone (G. Del Toro… 2001) gothic thriller/supernatural
309    The Fly (D. Cronenberg… 1986) thriller
310    The Fog (J. Carpenter… 1980) supernatural
311    The Invisible Man (J. Whale… 1933) classic
312    Waxworks (P. Leni… 1924) classic
313    Zombi 2 (L. Fulci… 1979) zombie
314    King Kong (M. Cooper/E.B. Schoedsack… 1933) classic
315    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (D. Siegel… 1956) classic
316    The Flower In His Mouth (aka The Masters) (L. Zampa… 1975) giallo
317    The Prophecy (Widen… 1995) supernatural thriller
318    The Asphyx (P. Newbrook… 1973) supernatural
319    Lord of the Flies (P. Brook… 1963) thriller/classic
320    Funny Games (US remake) (M. Haneke… 2007) thriller/art-horror
321    Dream Home (H. Pang… 2010) slasher
322    The Omen (R. Donner… 1976) supernatural thriller
323    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (C. Barton… 1949) classic/comedy
324    Frenzy (A. Hitchcock… 1972) thriller
325    The Mist (F. Darabont… 2007) supernatural thriller
326    The Bunny Game (A. Rehmeier… 2010) thriller
327    Ravenous (A. Bird… 1999) indy exploitation
328    She Killed In Ecstasy (J. Franco… 1970) bizarro exploitation
329    Night Train Murders (A. Lado… 1975) bizarro exploitation
330    Eugenie De Sade (J. Franco… 1970) bizarro exploitation
331    Undertow (D.G. Green… 2004) thriller
332    Masque of the Red Death (R. Corman… 1964) classic
333    The Awakening (N. Murphy… 2011) supernatural
334    Cat People (remake) (P. Schrader… 1982) supernatural
335    Naked You Die (A. Margheriti… 1968) giallo
336    Theater of Blood (D. Hickox… 1973) slasher
337    The Black Room (R. W. Neill… 1935) classic
338    Shadow of the Vampire (E. E. Merhige… 2000) thriller
339    The Birds (A. Hitchcock… 1963) classic thriller
340    Schramm (J. Buttgereit… 1993) bizarro exploitation
341    Jesus Camp (H. Ewing/R. Grady… 2006) documentary
342    Slither (J. Gunn… 2006) sci-fi horror
343    Piranha (J. Dante… 1979) exploitation thriller
344    Jaws (S. Spielberg… 1975) thriller
345    The Car (E. Silverstein… 1977) exploitation thriller
346    Demons 2 (L. Bava… 1986) supernatural thriller
347    Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell  (H. Sato… 1968) Shochiku Horror
348    The Phantom of the Opera (R. Julian… 1925) classic
349    Village of the Damned (W. Rilla… 1960) sci-fi horror
350    Gremlins (J. Dante… 1984) horror comedy
351    Don’t Bother to Knock (R. W. Baker… 1952) thriller
352    The Prowler (J. Zito… 1981) slasher
353    Intruder (S. Spiegel… 1989) slasher
354    Something Wicked This Way Comes (J. Clayton… 1983) supernatural
355    Death Walks at Midnight (L. Ercoli… 1972) giallo
356    Hair Extensions (S. Sono… 2007) Japanese art-horror
357    Friday the 13th: Part VII The New Blood (J. C. Buechler… 1988) slasher
358    The Fury (B. DePalma… 1978) supernatural/thriller
359    Gemini (S. Tsukamoto… 1999) Japanese horror
360    Dracula A.D. 1972 (A. Gibson… 1972) Hammer horror
361    Motel Hell (K. Conner… 1980) slasher
362    Visiting Hours (J.C. Lord… 1982) slasher
363    Slugs (J.P. Simon… 1988) supernatural/bizarro exploitation
364    The Toolbox Murders (D. Donnelly… 1978) slasher
365    Apt Pupil (B. Singer… 1998) thriller
366    The Ninth Gate (R. Polanski… 1999) european art-horror
367    Cube (V. Natali… 1997) sci-fi horror
368    The Man Who Could Cheat Death (T. Fisher… 1959) Hammer horror
369    All the Colors of the Dark (S. Martino… 1972) giallo
370    The Pyjama Girl Case (F. Mogherini… 1977) giallo
371    Sleep Tight (J. Balaguero… 2011) extreme horror
372    The Most Dangerous Game (I. Pichel/E.B. Shoedsack… 1932)
373    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (R. Aldrich… 1962) classic
374    Imprint (T. Miike… 2005) (TV) japanese art horror
375    Black Sabbath (M. Bava… 1963) supernatural/thriller
376    Blacula (W. Crain… 1972) bizarro exploitation/vampire
377    A Tale of Two Sisters (J. Kim… 2004) supernatural/japanese art horror
378    Opera (D. Argento… 1987) giallo
379    Compliance (C. Zobel… 2012) thriller
380    Michael (M. Schleinzer… 2011) extreme
381    The Man They Could Not Hang (N. Grinde… 1939) classic
382    The Atomic Cafe (J. Loader/K. Rafferty/P. Rafferty… 1982) documentary
383    Silence of the Lambs (J. Demme… 1991) thriller
384    The Honeymoon Killers (L. Kastle, D. Volkman… 1970) indy exploitation
385    The Bad Seed (M. LeRoy… 1956) classic
386    The City of the Dead (aka Horror Hotel) (… 1960) classic
387    Evil Dead (S. Raimi… 1981) bizarro exploitation/splatterstick
388    Blair Witch Project (D. Myrick/E. Sanchez… 1999) thriller
389    Creepshow (G. A. Romero… 1982) thriller
390    Someone’s Watching Me (J. Carpenter… 1978) (TV) thriller
391    The Host (Bong Joon-ho… 2006) monster
392    C.H.U.D. (D. Cheek… 1984) monster/thriller
393    Death Smiles at a Murderer (J. D’Amato… 1973) giallo/supernatural
394    Poltergeist (T. Hooper… 1982) supernatural thriller
395    The Company of Wolves (N. Jordan… 1981) werewolf
396    Mimic (G. Del Toro… 1997) sci-fi/slasher
397    The Golem: How He Came into the World (P. Wegener… 1920) classic
398    Simon Killer (A. Campos… 2012) serial killer
399    The Boston Strangler (R. Fleischer… 1968) thriller
400    The Sadist (J. Landis… 1963) indy exploitation
401    The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (A. Rafkin… 1966) comedy
402    The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (T. Fisher… 1960) Hammer horror
403    The Dead Zone (D. Cronenberg… 1983) thriller/supernatural
404    House of Whipcord (P. Walker… 1974) Euro sleaze
405    The Devil’s Rejects (R. Zombie… 2005) exploitation
406    Avere Vent’anni (To Be Twenty) (F. De Leo… 1978) bizarro exploitation
407    The Last House On the Left (W. Craven… 1972) thriller/exploitation
408    The House That Dripped Blood (P. Duffell… 1970)
409    Children of the Corn (F. Kiersch… 1984) cult
410    The Wicker Man (R. Hardy… 1973) supernatural
411    The House of the Devil (West… 2009) thriller
412    Dead of Night (1945) classic/anthology
413    Fear Over the City (H. Verneuil… 1975) serial killer/thriller
414    The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb (M. Carreras… 1964) Hammer horror
415    The Creeping Flesh (F. Francis… 1973) supernatural thriller
416    Philosophy of a Knife: Limited Edition (A. Iskanov… 2008) eastern-euro art horror
417    Beyond the Door (O. G. Assonitis/R. Barrett… 1974) supernatural (“the ‘Citizen Kane’ of Italian ‘Exorcist’ ripoffs”)
418    Frontiers (X. Gens… 2007) new french extremity
419    Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye (L. Teague… 1985) omnibus horror
420    Bloody Birthday (E. Hunt… 1981) slasher
421    Sleepaway Camp (R. Hiltzik… 1983) slasher
422    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (D. H. Little… 1988) slasher
423    Hell of the Living Dead (B. Mattei… 1981) zombie/trash
424    Alice, Sweet Alice (A. Sole… 1977) slasher
425    Death Occurred Last Night (D. Tessari… 1969) giallo
426    Killer Klowns From Outer Space (S. Chiodo… 1988) horror comedy
427    Wendigo (L. Fessenden… 2002) thriller/supernatural
428    Return of the Evil Dead (Blind Dead Series Part 2)(A. de Ossorio… 1973) zombie
429    The X from Outer Space (K. Nihonmatsu… 1967) Shochiku Horror
430    Vampires (J. Carpenter… 1998) vampire
431    Pet Sematary (M. Lambert… 1989) supernatural
432    Phantasm 3: Lord of the Dead (D. Coscarelli… 1994) supernatural
433    Strip Nude for Your Killer (A. Bianchi… 1975) giallo
434    The Bride Wore Black (F. Truffaut… 1968) thriller
435    Die Screaming, Marianne (P. Walker… 1971) Euro sleaze
436    The Tingler (W. Castle… 1959) classic
437    The Abominable Doctor Phibes (R. Fuest… 1971)
438    Body Double (B. DePalma… 1984) thriller
439    Frightmare (P. Walker… 1974) Euro sleaze
440    Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (A. Bianchi… 1981) zombie
441    Requiem for a Vampire (J. Rollin… 1973) vampire/bizarro exploitation
442    Dee Snider’s Strangeland (J. Pieplow… 1998) cult
443    Silver Bullet (D. Attias… 1985) werewolf
444    Guinea Pig: Flower of Flesh and Blood (series) (various) extreme
445    Nekronmantik (J. Buttgereit… 1989) bizarro exploitation
446    Candyman (B. Rose… 1992)
447    Silent Rage (M. Miller… 1982) trash
448    Raw Meat (G. Sherman… 1972) thriller
449    I Spit On Your Grave (M. Zarchi… 1978) exploitation
450    The Picture of Dorian Grey (A. Lewin… 1945) classic
451    The Funhouse (T. Hooper… 1981) slasher
452    From Hell (Albert Hughes/Allen Hughes… 2001) thriller
453    High Tension (Haute Tension) (A. Aja… 2003) slasher/thriller
454    Grand Piano (E. Mira… 2013) thriller
455    Fright Night (T. Holland… 1985) supernatural thriller
456    Society (B. Yuzna… 1989) art camp trash
457    Surveillance (J.C. Lynch… 2007) indy exploitation/thriller
458    Crawlspace (TV) (J. Newland… 1972) thriller/bizarro
459    Castle Freak (S. Gordon… 1995) bizarro
460    The Others (A. Amenabar… 2001) supernatural
461    Horror Express (E. Martin… 1972) thriller
462    Paranormal Activity (O. Peli… 2007) thriller/supernatural
463    Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (B. Clemens… 1974) vampire
464    The Gorgon (T. Fisher… 1964) Hammer horror
465    The H-Man (I. Honda… 1958) sci-fi horror
466    Slaughterhouse (aka Bacon Bits) (R. Roessler… 1987) slasher
467    Never Take Sweets From a Stranger ( C. Frankel… 1960) Hammer
468    Happy Birthday to Me (J.L. Thompson… 1981) slasher
469    April Fool’s Day (F. Walton… 1986) slasher
470    Mother’s Day (C. Kaufman… 1980) slasher
471    Squirm (J. Lieberman… 1976) indy exploitation
472    Day of the Dead (G. A. Romero… 1985) zombie
473    New York Ripper (L. Fulci… 1982) giallo
474    Combat Shock (B. Giovinazzo… 1986) bizarro exploitation
475    House of 1000 Corpses (R. Zombie… 2003)
476    Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb (S. Holt… 1971) Hammer
477    The House on Sorority Row (M. Rosman… 1983) slasher
478    The Lodger (Brahm… 1944) classic/serial killer
479    Demons 3: The Ogre (L. Bava… 1988) supernatural
480    Saw 3 (D. L. Bousman… 2006) slasher
481    Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (F. Francis… 1965) classic
482    Nightmares Come at Night (J. Franco… 1970) bizarro exploitation
483    Vampyres (J. R. Larraz… 1974) bizarro exploitation
484    Scream Bloody Murder (M. B. Ray… 1973) slasher
485    Eyes of a Stranger (K. Wiederhorn… 1981) slasher
486    Cheerleader Camp (J. Quinn… 1988) slasher
487    Maniac! (W. Lustig… 1980) slasher
488    Child’s Play 2: Chucky’s Back (J. Lafia… 1990) slasher
489    Curtains (R. Ciupka… 1983) slasher
490    The Brides of Dracula (T. Fisher… 1960) vampire
491    Messiah of Evil (W. Huyck/G. Katz… 1973) supernatural
492    Blood Feast (H. G. Lewis… 1963) classic/bizarro exploitation
493    Hell Night (T. DeSimone… 1981) slasher
494    Perversion Story (L. Fulci… 1969) giallo
495    Martyrs (P. Laugier… 2008) new french extremity
496    The Mask of Fu Manchu (C. Brabin… 1932) classic
497    Organ (K. Fujiwara… 1996) bizarro exploitation
498    Trick ‘r Treat (M. Dougherty… 2008) thriller/slasher
499    The Corpse Grinders (T. V. Mikels… 1971) bizarro exploitation
500    Demon Seed (1977) supernatural
501    Gradiva (A. Robbe-Grillet… 2006) french art-horror
502    Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (W. Craven… 1994) slasher
503    Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (TV) (J. Newland… 1973) supernatural
504    The Blob (Yeaworth… 1958) sci-fi horror
505    Homicidal (W. Castle… 1961) thriller
506    Full Eclipse (A. Hickox… 1992) trash
507    Video Violence (aka Video Violence… When Renting Isn’t Enough) (G. Cohen… 1987) bizarro/independent
508    Monkey Shines (G. A. Romero… 1988) thriller
509    Suspect Zero (E. E. Merhige… 2004) thriller
510    The Silent Scream (D. Harris… 1980) slasher
511    Friday the 13th: Part 2 (Miner… 1981) slasher
512    Halloween II (Rosenthal… 1981) slasher
513    Friday the 13th (S. Cunningham… 1980) slasher
514    Halloween III: Season of the Witch (TL Wallace… 1982) slasher
515    Baby Blood (aka The Evil Within) (A. Robak… 1990) slasher/bizarro exploitation
516    Demon Warp (E. Alston… 1987) slasher/bizarro exploitation
517    Superstition (J.W. Roberson… 1982) supernatural
518    Terror Train (R. Spottiswoode… 1980) thriller
519    The Frighteners (P. Jackson… 1996) supernatural
520    Stephen King’s It (T. L. Wallace… 1990) thriller
521    The Flesh and Blood Show (P. Walker… 1972) Euro sleaze
522    Eye of the Cat (D.L. Rich… 1969) thriller
523    The Ghost Galleon (Blind Dead Series Part 3)(A. de Ossorio… 1974) zombie
524    The Plague of the Zombies (J. Gilling… 1966) Hammer horror
525    At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (Coffin Joe:) (J. M. Marins… 1963) bizarro
526    Prince of Darkness (J. Carpenter… 1987) thriller
527    Night of the Seagulls (aka Night of the Death Cult) (Blind Dead Series Part 4)(A. de Ossorio… 1975) zombie
528    Cannibal Holocaust (Deodato… 1980) bizarro exploitation
529    House (S. Miner… 1986) supernatural
530    The Unnamable (J-P. Ouellette… 1988) supernatural
531    Madman (1982… J. Giannone) slasher
532    Chopping Mall (J. Wynorski… 1986) slasher
533    Invisible Maniac (A. Rifkin… 1990) bizaro/trash
534    Bad Ronald (TV) (B. Kulik… 1974) bizarro
535    Maximum Overdrive (S. King… 1986) thriller
536    The Driller Killer (A. Ferrara… 1979) bizarro exploitation
537    The Lawnmower Man (B. Leonard… 1992) sci-fi horror
538    Rawhead Rex (G. Pavlou… 1986) supernatural
539    Alucarda (J. L. Moctezuma… 1975) bizarro exploitation
540    Friday the 13th Part VIII Jason Takes Manhattan (R. Hedden… 1989) slasher
541    Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (L. Harry… 1987) slasher
542    Cutting Class (R. Pallenberg… 1989) slasher
543    Cat In the Brain (L. Fulci… 1990) bizarro exploitation
544    Vampyros Lesbos (J. Franco… 1970) bizarro exploitation
545    God Told Me To… Kill (L. Cohen… 1976) thriller
546    Slumber Party Massacre (A. H. Jones… 1982) slasher
547    Immortality (aka The Wisdom of Crocodiles) (P.C. Leong… 2000) vampire
548    Fear No Evil (F. LaLoggia… 1980)
549    Dagon (S. Gordon… 2001) trash
550    Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (B. Pittman… 1987) slasher
551    Alone in the Dark (J. Sholder… 1982) slasher
552    Naked Massacre (D. Heroux… 1976) slasher
553    The Stuff (L. Cohen… 1985) thriller/supernatural
554    Class Reunion Massacre (aka The Redeemer: Son of Satan!) (C. S. Gochis… 1978) slasher/supernatural
555    2000 Maniacs (H. G. Lewis… 1964) bizarro exploitation
556    Slaughter High (G. Dugdale… 1986) slasher
557    The Dentist (B. Yuzna… 1996) slasher
558    Color Me Blood Red (H. Lewis… 1965) bizarro exploitation
559    Ghosts of Mars (J. Carpenter… 2001) sci-fi horror
560    Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (D. Othenin-Girard… 1989) slasher
561    The Sinful Dwarf (V. Raski… 1973) bizarro exploitation
562    Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers (M. A. Simpson… 1988) slasher
563    The Jitters (J. Fasano… 1989) slasher/bizarro exploitation
564    Axe (F. R. Friedel… 1977) bizarro exploitation
565    Honeymoon Horror (H. Preston… 1982) trash

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