Top 100 Horror Films that Impressed & Influenced Me the Most

These are the horror films that impressed and/or influenced me the most from childhood till recently. They’re not necessarily the ones I consider to be the greatest or scariest ever made, it’s a highly subjective list of the horror films that marked my life.

The first 10 are ranked, followed by the next 15 listed chronologically from 11th to 25th, followed by the next 25 listed chronologically from 26th to 50th, followed by the next 50 listed chronologically from 51st to 100th.

Missing due to not having entries on Letterboxd:
- American Horror Story: Asylum (2012)
- Thanksgiving (2012 micro-short directed by Mark Ares)
- American Horror Story: Murder House (2011)
- The Walking Dead: Season 1 (2010)
- Happy…

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  • Carrie

    1

  • The Blair Witch Project

    2

  • Freaks

    3

  • The Bride of Frankenstein

    4

  • The Haunting

    5

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    6

  • Peeping Tom

    7

  • Halloween

    8

  • The Witch

    9

  • Psycho

    10

  • Byzantium

    11

  • Absentia

    12

  • Frozen

    13

  • Drag Me to Hell

    14

  • The House of the Devil

    15

  • The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon

    16

  • The Mist

    17

  • Hostel

    18

  • Wolf Creek

    19

  • Candyman

    20

  • Deadly Friend

    21

  • Poltergeist

    22

  • Assault on Precinct 13

    23

  • The Last House on the Left

    24

  • King Kong

    25

  • Doctor Sleep

    26

  • Bone Tomahawk

    27

  • Selfie from Hell

    28

  • Sinister

    29

  • Buried

    30

  • Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

    31

  • The Children

    32

  • Home Movie

    33

  • Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film

    34

  • Noroi: The Curse

    35

  • High Tension

    36

  • Session 9

    37

  • The Chicken from Outer Space

    38

  • Mute Witness

    39

  • Braindead

    40

  • The Lawnmower Man

    41

  • Misery

    42

  • Tremors

    43

  • Twin Peaks

    44

  • Christine

    45

  • Videodrome

    46

  • The Howling

    47

  • Piranha

    48

  • The Birds

    49

  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    50

  • The Invisible Man

    51

  • Death of a Vlogger

    52

  • Halloween

    53

  • Train to Busan

    54

  • Under the Shadow

    55

  • Backcountry

    56

  • Starry Eyes

    57

  • Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

    58

  • The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

    59

  • Eden Lake

    60

  • Cloverfield

    61

  • Lake Mungo

    62

  • The Ruins

    63

  • The Girl Next Door

    64

  • 13 Tzameti

    65

  • Cigarette Burns

    66

  • Saw

    67

  • The Village

    68

  • Identity

    69

  • Open Water

    70

  • The Ring

    71

  • Signs

    72

  • Frailty

    73

  • The Dentist

    74

  • Toys

    75

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    76

  • Predator 2

    77

  • Dead Calm

    78

  • The Name of the Rose

    79

  • Tenebre

    80

  • Cannibal Holocaust

    81

  • Friday the 13th

    82

  • Alien

    83

  • The Omen

    84

  • Jaws

    85

  • A Bay of Blood

    86

  • Duel

    87

  • Night of the Living Dead

    88

  • Africa: Blood and Guts

    89

  • Switchin' Kitten

    90

  • Dead of Night

    91

  • Hair-Raising Hare

    92