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Halloween Flix: Best Horror Movies Of All Time

by Venus Sanders

The chilling world of horror cinema has an enduring allure, captivating audiences and sending shivers down their spines for generations. As an integral part of the broader film industry, the horror genre has produced some of the most iconic, spine-tingling, and thought-provoking movies ever made.

From the eerie classics of the black-and-white era to the modern masterpieces that continue to haunt our dreams, the best horror movies of all time have shaped the way we perceive fear and the unknown. In this exploration of the dark corners of cinema, we delve into a sinister realm, unveiling the most compelling, hair-raising, and captivating horror films that have terrified and thrilled viewers throughout history.

From monsters and madmen to supernatural spirits and psychological terrors, these films are not just memorable, but they represent the pinnacle of the horror genre. Join us on a journey through the shadows as we uncover the finest works in the realm of horror, celebrating their contributions to the evolution of fear and cinematic excellence.

01. The Conjuring (2013)

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

01B: The Devil On Trial (2023)

Using reenactments and home videos, this dark documentary investigates the apparent possession of a young boy and the brutal murder that followed.


02. The Omen (1976)

Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?


03. Hereditary (2018)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.


04. The Others (2001)

In 1945, immediately following the end of Second World War, a woman who lives with her two photosensitive children on her darkened old family estate in the Channel Islands becomes convinced that the home is haunted.


05. The Orphanage (2007)

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.


06. Halloween (1978)

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.


07. Train To Busan (2016)

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.


08. Saw X (2023)

A sick and desperate John travels to Mexico for a risky and experimental medical procedure in hopes of a miracle cure for his cancer only to discover the entire operation is a scam to defraud the most vulnerable.


09. Ju-On: The Grudge (2002)

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.


A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children's book titled "Mister Babadook" manifests in their home.


Newlyweds and their three children move into a large house where a mass murder was committed. They start to experience strange, inexplicable manifestations which have strong effects on everyone living in or visiting the house.


12. Evil Dead (2013)

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.


13. The Shining (1980)

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.


14. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

After spending time in a mental hospital, a girl is reunited with her sister and returns home, only to see some truly strange events start to happen.


A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.


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