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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There are 39 thrillers in this list.

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • M
  • The Old Dark House
  • Cat People
  • Diabolique
  • The Bad Seed
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Peeping Tom
  • Psycho
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  • The Haunting
  • Repulsion
  • Daughters of Darkness
  • Blacula
  • The Last House on the Left
  • Don't Look Now
  • The Wicker Man
  • Deep Red
  • Jaws
  • The Omen
  • Carrie
  • Suspiria
  • Halloween
  • The Brood
  • The Shining
  • Dressed to Kill
  • The Hunger
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
  • The Vanishing
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Candyman
  • Ringu
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Audition
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • The Others
  • 28 Days Later
  • High Tension
  • The Orphanage