Halloween: 23 Scariest Horror Movies To Watch, IMDb Ranked

The 23 Scariest Horror Movies Under Must Watch Lists Are


If you were poking around searching scariest horror movies over week and a half or so ago, you might have tried determining the Scariest Movie Ever. Based on various lists and suggestions from various stuffs we pulled together 15 of the scariest movies ever made and asked you to vote for the one that terrifies most. Read out and find what our readers decided the 15 Scariest Horror Movies of all times

1. The Ruins 2008

The Ruins 2008

Adventure  Fantasy  Horror  IMDb Ranked ( 5.9/10 )

A leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when a group of friends and a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins.


2. The Possession Experiment 2016

The Possession Experiment 2016

Horror   Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 3.6/10 )

When a student takes on a theology project, he taps into another side that had been hidden away from him.


3. Evil Dead 2013


Horror  IMDb Ranked ( 6.5/10 )

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.


4. The Turning 2020


Drama  Horror  Mystery  IMDb Ranked ( 3.8/10 )

A young governess is hired to look after an orphaned girl, but the return of the girl’s problematic brother uncovers secrets from their past. A modern take on Henry James’ novella “The Turn of the Screw.”


5. The Autopsy of Jane Doe 2016


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 6.8/10 )

A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets.


6. Insidious 2010


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked (6.8/10 )

A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.


7. The Blair Witch Project 1999


Horror  Mystery  IMDb Ranked ( 6.5/10 )

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.


8. The Grudge 2020


Fantasy  Horror  IMDb Ranked ( 4.3/10 )

A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death.


9. Unfriended 2014


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 5.5/10 )

A group of online chatroom friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.


10. A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984


Horror  IMDb Ranked ( 7.5/10 )

Teenager Nancy Thompson must uncover the dark truth concealed by her parents after she and her friends become targets of the spirit of a serial killer with a bladed glove in their dreams, in which if they die, it kills them in real life.

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11. REC 2007 Original title: [Rec]



Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 7.4/10 )

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.


12. The Exorcist 1973  


Horror  IMDb Ranked ( 8.0/10 )

When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.


13. Oculus 2013


Horror  Mystery  IMDb Ranked ( 6.5/10 )

A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.


14. Wrong Turn 2021



Horror  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 5.5/10 )

Friends hiking the Appalachian Trail are confronted by ‘The Foundation’, a community of people who have lived in the mountains for hundreds of years.


15. Lights Out 2016


Drama  Horror  Mystery  IMDb Ranked ( 6.3/10 )

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother’s experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.


16. Shutter 2008


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 5.2/10 )

A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.


17. The Conjuring 2013


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 7.5/10 )

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.


18. The Ring 2002


Horror  Mystery   IMDb Ranked ( 7.1/10 )

A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.


19. Dead Silence 2007


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 6.2/10 )

A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife’s murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a deceased ventriloquist.


20. The Nun 2018 


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 5.3/10 )

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.


21. Annabelle 2014


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 5.4/10 )

A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.


22. Orphan 2009


Horror  Mystery  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 7.0/10 )

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she appears.


23. Mama 2013


Fantasy  Horror  Thriller  IMDb Ranked ( 6.2/10 )

After a young couple take in their two nieces, they suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched onto their family.


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