IMDb's Horror Top 50

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Horror films are designed to frighten and to invoke our hidden worst fears, often in a terrifying, shocking finale, while captivating and entertaining us at the same time in a cathartic experience. Horror films feature a wide range of styles, from the earliest silent Nosferatu classic, to today's CGI monsters and deranged humans. They are often combined with science fiction when the menace or monster is related to a corruption of technology, or when Earth is threatened by aliens. There are many sub-genres of horror: slasher, teen terror, serial killers, satanic, Dracula, Frankenstein, etc.

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    Alien

    1979, in 30 top lists Check
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    Psycho

    1960, in 39 top lists Check
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    The Shining

    1980, in 28 top lists Check
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    The Thing

    1982, in 20 top lists Check
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    The Exorcist

    1973, in 27 top lists Check
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    Les diaboliques

    1955 — a.k.a. Diabolique, in 21 top lists Check
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    Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage

    1926 — a.k.a. Faust, in 15 top lists Check
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    Rosemary's Baby

    1968, in 21 top lists Check
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    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    1962, in 15 top lists Check
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    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 30 top lists Check
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    Spalovac mrtvol

    1969 — a.k.a. The Cremator, in 13 top lists Check
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    Körkarlen

    1921 — a.k.a. The Phantom Carriage, in 16 top lists Check
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    Shaun of the Dead

    2004, in 13 top lists Check
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    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 28 top lists Check
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    King Kong

    1933, in 26 top lists Check
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    Onibaba

    1964, in 13 top lists Check
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    Kaidan

    1964 — a.k.a. Kwaidan, in 13 top lists Check
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    Get Out

    2017, in 16 top lists Check
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    Predator

    1987, in 9 top lists Check
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    Låt den rätte komma in

    2008 — a.k.a. Let the Right One In, in 14 top lists Check
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    Dawn of the Dead

    1978, in 15 top lists Check
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    Night of the Living Dead

    1968, in 20 top lists Check
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    Frankenstein

    1931, in 18 top lists Check
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    Freaks

    1932, in 19 top lists Check
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    Bride of Frankenstein

    1935, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Innocents

    1961, in 12 top lists Check
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    Halloween

    1978, in 17 top lists Check
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    Evil Dead II

    1987, in 9 top lists Check
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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    1956, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Unknown

    1927, in 11 top lists Check
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    American Psycho

    2000, in 12 top lists Check
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    Saw

    2004, in 6 top lists Check
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    Busanhaeng

    2016 — a.k.a. Train to Busan, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Others

    2001, in 9 top lists Check
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    What We Do in the Shadows

    2014, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Fly

    1986, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Birds

    1963, in 18 top lists Check
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    Peeping Tom

    1960, in 20 top lists Check
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    Repulsion

    1965, in 17 top lists Check
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    Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

    2000, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Invisible Man

    1933, in 8 top lists Check
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    Les yeux sans visage

    1960 — a.k.a. Eyes Without a Face, in 14 top lists Check
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    The Man Who Laughs

    1928, in 10 top lists Check
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    The Incredible Shrinking Man

    1957, in 10 top lists Check
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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    1931, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Crow

    1994, in 4 top lists Check
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    28 Days Later...

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
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    A Quiet Place

    2018, in 5 top lists
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    The Conjuring

    2013, in 4 top lists Check
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    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

    1994, in 5 top lists Check
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