• 28 Days Later
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Altered States
  • The Shining
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Thing
  • Alien
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Blue Velvet
  • The Descent
  • The Others
  • Misery
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Frailty

"What is the scariest film that doesn't resort to cheap jump scares?"- AskReddit, A List

A list compiled of comments to a thread on AskReddit - filtered for maximum horror.

  • The Shining
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Lost Highway
  • Perfect Blue
  • Enemy

Truly frightening

Jon Kåre

Jon Kåre 10 films

These movies are the scariest pieces of art I have come by so far(as well as the show Twin peaks)…

  • Black Christmas
  • [REC]
  • When a Stranger Calls
  • Julia's Eyes
  • Mama
  • Oculus
  • Insidious
  • The Possession of Michael King
  • The Taking of Deborah Logan
  • [REC]
  • The Exorcist
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Evil Dead II

Essentials : Horror

Fran Klepac

Fran Klepac 9 films

This is a list of essentials horror movies that anyone who is looking to get into the genre should watch,…

  • The Exorcist
  • The Shining
  • Paranormal Activity
  • Ringu
  • The Conjuring

My favorite Horror Movie list

My horror list in the sequence of 'how much they scared me'

  • Jesus Camp
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Louis Theroux: Louis and the Nazis
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Se7en

The Top 10 Scariest/ Most Disturbing Non-Horror Films

While these films may not be in the horror genre per say, they are still pretty scary. Going by the…

  • A Serbian Film
  • Funny Games
  • Antichrist
  • Audition
  • Hostel

50 Movies I Am Scared to Watch


Veronica 50 films

Whether it is purported to be unspeakably scary or unspeakably sad, unbearably gross or unbearably bad, these are the films…

  • Ringu
  • Noroi: The Curse
  • Ju-on: The Grudge 2
  • Ju-on: The Curse
  • Feng Shui

Scariest Asian Horror Movies


alalchemical 37 films

These may not be the best but in my opinion they got the strongest scare factor among tons of Asian…