A German ballet school is the setting for this lurid Italian thriller by giallo master Dario Argento.
24. GREEN ROOM
A young punk band, playing a gig at a remote bar in the Pacific Northwest, run afoul of neo-nazi skinheads.
23. THE ORPHANAGE
A family takes up residence in a former orphanage where their young son makes a most unusual friend.
22. I SAW THE DEVIL
A secret service agent exacts a brutal revenge on the serial killer who murdered his wife.
“Don’t go into the water” was this movie’s tag line, and after seeing this movie about a man-eating shark terrorizing the beaches of a quaint New England community, I heeded that advice.
One of the best entries in the found footage horror sub-genre is this Spanish film about a news crew who end up trapped in quarantine while investigating a viral outbreak in a residential building.
A young man embarks on a journey to find out what fate befell his missing girlfriend. In the end, he wishes he hadn’t.
A tribute to the classic horror movies of the 70’s has become a classic in its own right.
17. DON’T LOOK NOW
Following the death of their young daughter, a couple visit Venice where a serial killer stalks the canals of the old city.
16. SESSION 9
An asbestos removal crew stumble upon some dark secrets when they are hired to clean up an abandoned mental hospital.
15. THE SIXTH SENSE
A child psychologist makes a connection with a young boy who presumably communicates with the dead.
A lonely widower falls for a mysterious young woman.
13. 28 DAYS LATER
Fast-moving zombies stalk the streets of London in this post-apocalyptic thriller.
12. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
A shy young boy makes the acquaintance of his new neighbor, a mysterious young girl possessed of a harrowing secret.
The grandaddy of slasher pics sees an escaped mental patient return to his hometown on Halloween Eve.
10. TRAIN TO BUSAN
Zombies on a train. High octane horror!
A young teen, bullied by her classmates, manifests a supernatural revenge on prom night.
8. IT FOLLOWS
A supernatural entity stalks the victims of a sexual curse.
A crew on a deep space mission answer a distress call – and invite an unwelcome guest aboard their ship.
6. THE BABADOOK
A widow and her young son are stalked by a monster in a children’s book.
5. THE DESCENT
A group of female spelunkers encounter flesh-eating predators deep underground.
A cursed videotape delivers a death sentence to all who watch.
3. THE THING
On a remote base in Antarctica, a group of research scientists uncover the frozen remains of an alien entity.
2. THE SHINING
A struggling author experiences writer’s block, in addition to other assorted psychological breaks, while the winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel.
Following a car accident, famed author Paul Sheldon is nursed back to health by a woman who professes to be his #1 fan.