80 of the Best Horror Movies to Stream Todayby IMDb-Editors | created - 26 Oct 2012 | updated - 20 Feb 2018 | Public
If you're looking for some frightful cinematic fun, here are some movies you can watch from the creepy confines of your couch right now.
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1. Evil Dead II (1987)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
Votes: 150,212 | Gross: $5.92M
2. The Evil Dead (1981)
NC-17 | 85 min | Horror
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Votes: 189,846 | Gross: $2.40M
3. The Purge (I) (2013)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.
Votes: 205,236 | Gross: $64.47M
4. All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, an innocent, desirable girl, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop mysteriously.
5. Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London.
6. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Horror
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
Votes: 190,123 | Gross: $42.10M
7. Dracula (1931)
Passed | 75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of Count Dracula, the two head to London where the vampire sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night.
8. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 171,509 | Gross: $47.33M
9. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Votes: 382,110 | Gross: $42.07M
10. Bad Milo (2013)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror
A man learns that his unusual stomach pains are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.
Votes: 6,927 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Frankenstein (1931)
Passed | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster out of lifeless body parts.
12. Children of the Corn (1984)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed.
Votes: 48,275 | Gross: $14.57M
13. Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
R | 110 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune.
Votes: 13,475 | Gross: $0.06M
14. Army of Darkness (1992)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Horror
A sardonic hardware store clerk is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must retrieve the Necronomicon and battle an army of the dead so he can return home.
Votes: 164,493 | Gross: $11.50M
15. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror
Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.
Votes: 167,253 | Gross: $0.22M
16. V/H/S (2012)
R | 116 min | Horror, Thriller
When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman
Votes: 57,813 | Gross: $0.10M
17. Poltergeist (1982)
PG | 114 min | Horror, Thriller
A family's home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.
Votes: 146,388 | Gross: $76.61M
18. Let the Right One In (2008)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
Votes: 207,310 | Gross: $2.12M
19. The Woman in Black (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers that the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.
Votes: 175,567 | Gross: $54.33M
20. Juan of the Dead (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.
Votes: 9,980 | Gross: $0.02M
21. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.
22. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Votes: 303,593 | Gross: $75.08M
23. Trick 'r Treat (2007)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror
Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater.
24. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Votes: 110,089 | Gross: $58.27M
25. The Frighteners (1996)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic car accident that kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Votes: 83,171 | Gross: $16.76M
26. Ginger Snaps (2000)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
Votes: 42,851 | Gross: $0.00M
27. Sinister (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Washed-up true crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies in his new home that suggest the murder that he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.
Votes: 225,551 | Gross: $48.09M
28. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly-engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must seek shelter at the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-n-Furter.
Votes: 134,865 | Gross: $139.88M
29. Saw (2004)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, and soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.
Votes: 384,563 | Gross: $56.00M
30. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
R | 91 min | Horror
The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.
Votes: 210,219 | Gross: $25.50M
31. The Innkeepers (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Votes: 33,212 | Gross: $0.08M
32. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Approved | 137 min | Drama, Horror
A young couple trying for a baby move into a fancy apartment surrounded by peculiar neighbors.
33. Angel Heart (1987)
X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 81,857 | Gross: $17.19M
34. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a horde of flesh-eating ghouls that are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.
Votes: 118,266 | Gross: $0.09M
35. Friday the 13th (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder years before.
Votes: 121,771 | Gross: $39.75M
36. House of Wax (1953)
GP | 88 min | Horror
An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.
Votes: 16,500 | Gross: $23.75M
37. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 614,618 | Gross: $32.00M
38. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
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.
Votes: 915,826 | Gross: $44.02M
39. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
PG | 108 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
A young girl, overjoyed when her favorite uncle comes to visit the family, slowly begins to suspect that he is in fact the "Merry Widow" killer sought by the authorities.
40. The Bad Seed (1956)
Approved | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
41. Joshua (2007)
R | 106 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua (Kogan), an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.
Votes: 12,015 | Gross: $0.48M
42. The Raven (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.
Votes: 82,815 | Gross: $16.01M
43. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.
Votes: 336,049 | Gross: $101.07M
44. The Birds (1963)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
Votes: 174,255 | Gross: $11.40M
45. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir