101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die

The same editors who produce the yearly 1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Books have also created six companion books to go with them. They concentrate on six genres - Action, Cult, Gangster, Horror, Sci-fi, and War. They are named 101 [one of the six genres] Movies You Must See Before You Die.

These are not completely separate lists of movies, though. Of the 607 total movies (Action has 102 entries) 261 of them also appear in the main 1,001 Movies list. That leaves 346 entries that are unique to these genre books.

The list below are the 101 Horror movies. If you go into List view it will tell you which of these films is also on…

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  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Golem: How He Came Into the World
  • Nosferatu
  • Häxan
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Dracula
  • M
  • Frankenstein
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Freaks
  • Vampyr
  • White Zombie
  • The Old Dark House
  • Island of Lost Souls
  • King Kong
  • The Black Cat
  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • The Wolf Man
  • Cat People
  • I Walked with a Zombie
  • Diabolique
  • The Bad Seed
  • The Curse of Frankenstein
  • Dracula
  • The Tingler
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Peeping Tom
  • Psycho
  • Black Sunday
  • The Innocents
  • Carnival of Souls
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  • The Birds
  • The Haunting
  • Onibaba
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • Repulsion
  • Viy
  • Hour of the Wolf
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • The Devil Rides Out
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • Daughters of Darkness
  • Blacula
  • The Last House on the Left
  • Don't Look Now
  • The Exorcist
  • The Wicker Man
  • Dead of Night
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Deep Red
  • Jaws
  • The Omen
  • Carrie
  • Suspiria
  • Eraserhead
  • The Hills Have Eyes
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Halloween
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • Phantasm
  • The Brood
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Friday the 13th
  • The Shining
  • Dressed to Kill
  • The Howling
  • The Beyond
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • Poltergeist
  • The Hunger
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Re-Animator
  • The Fly
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
  • Evil Dead II
  • A Chinese Ghost Story
  • Hellraiser
  • The Vanishing
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Man Bites Dog
  • Candyman
  • Dracula
  • Cemetery Man
  • Scream
  • Ringu
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Audition
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • The Others
  • 28 Days Later
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • High Tension
  • Ju-on: The Grudge
  • Saw
  • The Descent