10 Scariest Horror Movies Ever

Although “scare” is subjective, I believe one of these horror movies below is something that scared you if you have ever watched it. I compile this list from my own experience and several resources. If you like to submit your horror movie, you can submit it on the comment area.

1. The Exorcist (1973)

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The Exorcist (1973)


This Horror classic is known as “the inspirator” of modern horror movies that we know today. The plot is amazing and the characters that involved in this movie is powerful. IMDB rated this movie with score 8.1. You better watch it if you want to prove my testimony.

2. Halloween (1978)

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Halloween (1978)


Halloween is one the first horror movie that using a psychotic killer inside the story. Beside the first, it is also one of the best. Their present inspired other mask psychotic horror character such as Scream (1996) and Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th (1980).
IMDB scores this movie 8.0

3. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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Night of the Living Dead (1968)


As one of the oldest Horror movie genre, this movie gave a huge contribution to our modern horror movies. Loads of viewers already felt the thrill of this movie. As one of the top horror movie in the world, IMDB rated 8.0 score for this film

4. Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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Silence of the Lambs (1991)


This horror movie is known as one of the best horror movie ever. The story is engaging and unpredictable. Combined with the top quality of the actor and actress make this movie deserve to collect 5 Oscars in 1992.IMDB rate for this movie is 8.7

5. Psycho (1960)

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Psycho (1960)


Psycho is one of the most remembered movie of Alfred Hitchcock. The horror movie was so popular and inspiring so that the movie was remade in 1998. It is unfortunate that this re-make movie not as good as the 1960`s. IMDB for this movie is 8.7

6. The Shining (1980)

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The Shining (1980)


Stanley Kubrick directed this movie in the late of 1970s. He took the movie story from Stephen King`s novel and He chose great movie players for this movie. He did a good job in this movie. Many horror movies directors inspired by what he did in this movie.IMDB score for this one is 8.5

7. Alien (1979)

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Alien (1979)


Ridley Scott, as the director, picked a new concept of Horror movie in 1979 and millions of people love it. A killer from the outer space was a new story that time and Scot did a great job to tell the story in a moving picture.IMDB rate: 8.5

8. The Sixth Sense (1999)

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The Sixth Sense (1999)

I was surprised when I found that Bruce Willis was already dead when he investigated what happen to his son. This psychological horror movie appealed millions of viewers till date and it is considered as one of the most legendary horror movies all time. IMDB score:8.2

9. Paranormal Activity (2010)

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Paranormal Activity (2010)


The Paranormal activity`s story is snapped in a new angle and different point of view. The engaging story is not performed in a normal presentation and that makes it seems scarier then any other horror movie that was ever made

10. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

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Rosemary’s Baby (1968)


The story of Rosemary Baby film came from 1967 Best selling novel from Ira levin. Same as the success story of the novel, the movie also hit box office once it was launched. Many people who watched it gave a positive review about it. IMDB rate for this film 8.1

That is my list of 10 Scariest Horror Movies Ever. Please share your horror movies if you have other title then the list above

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