The Greatest horror movies of all time
'Dracula' (1958) -
Christopher Lee appeared as the most famous vampire in the world in several of the Hammer films. This was the first.
'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' (1956) -
Based on a novel from 1954, this film was remade at least twice.
'A Nightmare on Elm Street' (1984) -
Wes Craven's film was probably the most iconic horror film of the 1980s.
'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' (1920) -
A very early, silent, Expressionist film, 'The Cabinet of Dr Caligari' is often thought of as the first horror film.
'The Night of the Hunter' (1955) -
Robert Mitchum stars in Charles Laughton's classic film about a minister who becomes a serial killer
'Carrie' (1976) -
Brian De Palma's horrific tale of high school brutality has an enormous sting in the tail. It is one of the most iconic films of its decade.
'Scream' (1996) -
Wes Craven's darkly comic homage to slasher movies is full of genre in-jokes. It was a great box office success, and brought the genre back to life.
'The Dead Zone' (1983) -
Christopher Walken stars in David Cronenberg's psychological horror film. It received very positive reviews from critics.
'Hereditary' (2018) - This independent horror film was an enormous financial success, and was also very well received by critics.
'Wrong Turn' (2003) -
The plots of these movies are inspired by a story about a 16th-century Scottish clan who ate hundreds of people.
'Midsommar' (2019) -
This recent horror film centers around cult practices. It was extremely well-received by both critics and other filmmakers.
'The Conjuring' (2013) -
Some of the elements of the movie are based on real events.
'The Hills Have Eyes' (2006) -
Both 'The Hills Have Eyes' (2006) and 'Wrong Turn' (2003) end up with people being hunted down and eaten by a family of cannibals in an isolated area.