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Letterboxd's Top 250 Horror Films

An accompaniment to the Letterboxd Top 250, which sadly contains very few horror films.

Extracted from here.

No shorts, no TV series or movies, no YouTube videos, no filmed stage productions, no reissues, no trailer compilations, no behind-the-scenes documentaries, nor anything else that isn't really a feature film. All entries must be at least 40 minutes in length.

To ensure this list isn't filled with films with very few ratings, this only includes films viewed by at least 1,000 users and with at least 100 likes.

To avoid arguments, the films must be categorised as "Horror" by Letterboxd.

Last update: 4th January 2020


Some Statistics:

Films per decade:
1920s - 11 films
1930s - 12 films
1940s - 5 films…

  • Psycho

    1

  • The Shining

    2

  • Alien

    3

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    4

  • The Thing

    5

  • The Lighthouse

    6

  • Rosemary's Baby

    7

  • Get Out

    8

  • Demons

    9

  • Possession

    10

  • Kwaidan

    11

  • Jaws

    12

  • Diabolique

    13

  • Blue Velvet

    14

  • The Cremator

    15

  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    16

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    17

  • The Innocents

    18

  • Faust

    19

  • Onibaba

    20

  • Let the Right One In

    21

  • The Exorcist

    22

  • The Phantom Carriage

    23

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    24

  • Evil Dead II

    25

  • Sleep Has Her House

    26

  • Shaun of the Dead

    27

  • Angel's Egg

    28

  • The Bride of Frankenstein

    29

  • Cure

    30

  • Black Swan

    31

  • Night of the Living Dead

    32

  • One Cut of the Dead

    33

  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

    34

  • Hereditary

    35

  • Dawn of the Dead

    36

  • Halloween

    37

  • Kuroneko

    38

  • City of Pirates

    39

  • Suspiria

    40

  • Peeping Tom

    41

  • Phantom of the Paradise

    42

  • Eraserhead

    43

  • Eyes Without a Face

    44

  • The Hourglass Sanatorium

    45

  • The Vanishing

    46

  • House

    47

  • Godzilla

    48

  • Repulsion

    49

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    50

  • I Saw the Devil

    51

  • Santa Sangre

    52

  • The Fly

    53

  • Hour of the Wolf

    54

  • Nosferatu

    55

  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler

    56

  • King Kong

    57

  • The Wailing

    58

  • Häxan

    59

  • Freaks

    60

  • Mother Joan of the Angels

    61

  • The Wicker Man

    62

  • Deep Red

    63

  • American Psycho

    64

  • Take Shelter

    65

  • Frankenstein

    66

  • The Skin I Live In

    67

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    68

  • An American Werewolf in London

    69

  • Videodrome

    70

  • The Tenant

    71

  • Midsommar

    72

  • The Witch

    73

  • Alice

    74

  • Braindead

    75

  • Wait Until Dark

    76

  • Rapture

    77

  • Vampyr

    78

  • Nosferatu the Vampyre

    79

  • Funny Games

    80

  • The Invisible Man

    81

  • Targets

    82

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    83

  • Train to Busan

    84

  • A Page of Madness

    85

  • The Unknown

    86

  • The Devil's Backbone

    87

  • Survive Style 5+

    88

  • The Return of the Living Dead

    89

  • Night of the Demon

    90

  • The Man Who Laughs

    91

  • Black Christmas

    92

  • Carrie

    93

  • The Third Part of the Night

    94

  • Don't Look Now

    95

  • Scream

    96

  • The Haunting

    97

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    98

  • Dead Ringers

    99

  • Angst

    100