History of horror

A list of horror films throughout the ages.
The first ever was in the silent pictures era, introducing Nosferatu, whereas that iconic scene where the titular vampire slowly creeps the door open.

Eventually, talkies were introduced in Hollywood, bringing to life iconic figures of folklore who we now refer to as Universal monsters.
Halfway through the 20th century the horror genre got a bit more scary, which fans refer them as Hammer horror, which features stars like Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing.

But as the end of the 20th century got nearer Hollywood wanted more scares in their horror films, which included more blood. Then came Friday 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Halloween. And in the…

  • Frankenstein
  • Eerie Tales
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Nosferatu
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Cat and the Canary
  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Mummy
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Werewolf of London
  • Dracula's Daughter
  • Son of Frankenstein
  • The Invisible Man Returns
  • The Mummy's Hand
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Wolf Man
  • The Ghost of Frankenstein
  • The Mummy's Tomb
  • Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
  • Son of Dracula
  • The Mummy's Ghost
  • House of Frankenstein
  • The Mummy's Curse
  • House of Dracula
  • Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
  • Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
  • The Thing from Another World
  • House of Wax
  • It Came from Outer Space
  • Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • Them!
  • Tarantula
  • Revenge of the Creature
  • It Came from Beneath the Sea
  • The Creature Walks Among Us
  • The Mole People
  • 20 Million Miles to Earth
  • The Curse of Frankenstein
  • The Giant Claw
  • The Abominable Snowman
  • Dracula
  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
  • The Revenge of Frankenstein
  • The Fly
  • Blood of the Vampire
  • The Blob
  • House on Haunted Hill
  • The Mummy
  • Attack of the Giant Leeches
  • Psycho
  • The Brides of Dracula
  • 13 Ghosts
  • The Curse of the Werewolf
  • Captain Clegg
  • The Birds
  • The Kiss of the Vampire
  • Children of the Damned
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • The Gorgon
  • The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
  • Orgy of the Dead
  • She
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness
  • The Reptile
  • Rasputin: The Mad Monk
  • Carry On Screaming
  • Island of Terror
  • The Witches
  • The Mummy's Shroud
  • Witchfinder General
  • Spirits of the Dead
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • The Devil Rides Out
  • Frankenstein's Bloody Terror
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Dracula Has Risen from the Grave
  • Assignment Terror
  • Count Dracula
  • Taste the Blood of Dracula
  • The Vampire Lovers
  • Scars of Dracula
  • Countess Dracula
  • A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
  • Isle of the Snake People
  • Blood from the Mummy's Tomb
  • Vampyros Lesbos
  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein
  • Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde
  • Hands of the Ripper
  • Tales from the Crypt
  • Dracula A.D. 1972
  • Horror Express
  • Daughter of Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • The Creeping Flesh