Top 10 Horror Movies

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1. The Conjuring (2013)

Ed Warren and Lorraine Warren are paranormal investigators who work with an evil spirit terrorizing a family in their farmhouse.


Carolyn and Roger Perron move to a dilapidated Rhode Island farmhouse, causing terror. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren discover a satanic apparition requiring spiritual and technical skills.

Director: James Wan

Writers: Chad Hayes

Carey W. Hayes

Stars: Patrick Wilson

Vera Farmiga

Ron Livingston

Country of origin: United States

Languages: English


Also known as The Warren Files

Filming locations: North Carolina, USA

Production companies: New Line Cinema

The Safran Company

Evergreen Media Group

Runtime: 1 hour 52 minutes


Patrick Wilson is Ed Warren

Vera Farmiga is Lorraine Warren

Ron Livingston is Roger Perron

Lili Taylor is Carolyn Perron

Shanley Caswell is Andrea

Hayley McFarland is Nancy

Joey King is Christine

Mackenzie Foy is Cindy

Kyla Deaver in April

Shannon Kook is Drew

John Brotherton is Brad

Sterling Jerins is Judy Warren

Marion Guyot is Georgiana

Morganna Bridgers is Debbie

Amy Tipton is Camilla

Kymoura Kennedy is Student 1

Sean Flynn is Student 2

Ashley White is a Female Student

Box office: 

Budget:$20,000,000,Gross US & Canada:$137,446,368,Opening weekend US & Canada:$41,855,326(Jul 21, 2013),Gross worldwide:$320,415,166.

2. Psycho (1960)

A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer’s client and flees to a remote motel run by a man under his mother’s control.


Marion Crane, frustrated with her life and alimony payments, receives 40,000 dollars to start a new life but is caught in a storm and stays at Bates Motel.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Joseph Stefano

Robert Bloch

Stars: Anthony Perkins

Janet Leigh

Vera Miles

Release date: September 8, 1960 (United States)

Country of origin: United States

Language: English

Also known as Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

Filming locations: Psycho House, Backlot, Universal Studios – 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA

Production company: Shamley Productions

Runtime:1 hour 49 minutes


Anthony Perkins is Norman Bates

Janet Leigh is Marion Crane

Vera Miles is Lila Crane

John Gavin is Sam Loomis

Martin Balsam is Det. Milton Arbogast

John McIntire is Sheriff Al Chambers

Simon Oakland is Dr. Fred Richman

Frank Albertson is Tom Cassidy

Patricia Hitchcock is Caroline(as Pat Hitchcock)

Vaughn Taylor is George Lowery

Lurene Tuttle is Mrs. Chambers

John Anderson California Charlie

Mort Mills is a Highway Patrol Officer

Fletcher AllenPoliceman on Steps(uncredited)

Walter Bacon is a Church Member

Prudence Beers is an Extra

Kit Carson is Extra

Francis De Sales is Deputy District Attorney Alan Deats

Box office:

Budget:$806,947,Gross US & Canada:$32,000,000,Gross worldwide:$32,060,008

3 . A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Nancy Thompson, a teenager, uncovers her parents’ hidden truth after being targeted by a killer in their dreams, who will kill them in reality if they die.

Nancy Thompson, a teenager, uncovers her parents’ hidden truth after being targeted by a killer in their dreams, who will kill them in reality if they die.

Director: Wes Craven
Writer: Wes Craven
Stars: Heather Langenkamp
Johnny Depp
Robert Englund
Release date: November 16, 1984 (United States)
Country of origin: United States
Language: English
Also known as Nightmare on Elm Street
Filming locations: 419 N, Genesee Avenue, California,usa
Production companies: New Line Cinema
Media Home Entertainment
Smart Egg Pictures
Runtime: 1 hour 31 minutes
Either Langenkamp is Nancy Thompson

Johnny Depp is Glen Lantz

Robert Englund is Fred Krueger

John Saxon is Lt. Thompson

Ronee Blakley is Marge Thompson

Amanda Wyss is Tina Gray

Jsu Garcia is Rod Lane(as Nick Corri)

Charles Fleischer is a Dr. King

Joseph Whipp is Sgt. Parker

Lin Shaye is a teacher.

Joe Unger is Sgt. Garcia

Mimi Craven is a Nurse(as Mimi Meyer-Craven)

Jack Shea is the Minister

Ed Call is Mr. Lantz

Sandy Lipton is Mrs. Lantz

David Andrews is a Foreman

Jeff Levine is a Coroner(as Jeffrey Levine)

Donna Woodrum is Tina’s Mom

Box office:

Budget: $1,800,000 ,Gross US & Canada: $25,624,448Opening weekend US & Canada:$1,271,000(November 11, 1984)Gross worldwide:$25,692,844

4.The Shining (1980)

A family visits an isolated hotel in winter, with the father being influenced by a sinister force and the son observing past and future horrors.


Jack Torrance, a recovering alcoholic, brings his wife Wendy and son Danny to Colorado, where he faces writer’s blocks and is captivated by strange occurrences and snowstorms.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Writers: Stephen King

Stanley Kubrick

Diane Johnson

Stars: Jack Nicholson

Shelley Duvall

Danny Lloyd

Release date: June 13, 1980 (United States)

Countries of origin: United Kingdom

United States

Language: English

Filming locations: Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood, Oregon, USA

Production companies: Warner Bros.

Hawk Films


Runtime: 2 hours 26 minutes


Jack Nicholson is Jack Torrance

Shelley Duvall is Wendy Torrance

Danny Lloyd is Danny

Scatman Crothers is Hallorann

Barry Nelson is Ullman

Philip Stone is Grady

Joe Turkel is Lloyd

Anne Jackson is a Doctor

Tony Burton is Durkin

Lia Beldam is a Young Woman in Bath

Billie Gibson is Old Woman in Bath

Barry Dennen is Watson

David Baxt is Forest Ranger 1

Manning Redwood is Forest Ranger 2

Lisa Burns is Grady’s Daughter

Louise Burns is Grady’s Daughter

Robin Pappas is a Nurse

Alison Coleridge is the Secretary

Box office:

Budget:$19,000,000,Gross US & Canada:$45,634,352,Opening weekend US & Canada:$622,337(May 26, 1980), Gross worldwide:$47,331,712

5. Get Out (2017)

A young African-American’s visit to his white girlfriend’s parents intensifies his unease about their treatment of him.


Chris and Rose visit Rose’s parents, initially interpreting their accommodating behavior as a nervous attempt to manage her interracial relationship, but discover a surprising truth.

Director: Jordan Peele

Writer: Jordan Peele

Stars: Daniel Kaluuya

Allison Williams

Bradley Whitford

Release date: February 24, 2017 (United States)

Countries of origin: United States


Languages: English


Also known as: Trốn Thoát

Filming locations: Fairhope, Alabama, USA

Production companies: Universal Pictures

Blumhouse Productions

QC Entertainment

Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes


Daniel Kaluuya is Chris Washington

Allison Williams is Rose Armitage

Bradley Whitford is Dean Armitage

Catherine Keener is Missy Armitage

Caleb Landry Jones is Jeremy Armitage

Marcus Henderson is Walter

Betty Gabriel is Georgina

LaKeith Stanfield is Andre Logan King

Stephen Root is Jim Hudson

Lil Rel Howery is Rod Williams

Ashley LeConte Campbell is a Deets

John Wilmot is Gordon Greene

Caren L. Larkey is Emily Greene(as Caren Larkey)

Julie Ann Jones is April Dray(as Julie Ann Doan)

Rutherford Cravens is Parker Dray

Geraldine Singer is Philomena King

Yasuhiko Oyama is Hiroki Tanaka

Richard Herd is Roman Armitage

Box office:

Budget:$4,500,000 ,Gross US & Canada:$176,196,665,Opening weekend US & Canada:$33,377,060(Feb 26, 2017)Gross worldwide:$255,751,443

6. Halloween (1978)

Michael Myers, 15 years after his 1963 Halloween murder, escapes a mental institution and returns to Haddonfield, Illinois, where he plans to commit another murder.


In 1963, Judith Myers, institutionalized for 15 years, is murdered by a 6-year-old boy, Michael, on Lampkin Lane. Dr. Loomis predicted Michael’s return in 1978.

Director: John Carpenter

Writers: John Carpenter

Debra Hill

Stars: Donald Pleasence

Jamie Lee Curtis

Tony Moran

Release date: October 27, 1978 (United States)

Country of origin: United States

Language: English

Also known as He Came Home for Halloween

Filming locations:1537 Orange Grove Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Production companies: Compass International Pictures

Falcon International Pictures

Falcon International Productions


Donald Pleasence is Loomis

Jamie Lee Curtis is Laurie

Tony Moran is Michael Myers (Age 23)

Nancy Kyes is Annie(as Nancy Loomis)

P.J. Soles is Lynda(as P J Soles)

Charles Cyphers is Brackett

Kyle Richards is Lindsey

Brian Andrews is Tommy

John Michael Graham is Bob

Nancy Stephens in Marion

Arthur Malet is Graveyard Keeper

Mickey Yablans is Richie

Brent Le Page is Lonnie

Adam Hollander is Keith

Robert Phalen is Dr. Wynn

Will Sandin is Michael Myers (Age 6)

Sandy Johnson is Judith Myers

David Kyle is a Boyfriend

Box office:

Budget:$325,000 ,Gross US & Canada:$47,160,000,Gross worldwide:$47,160,342

7. IT (2017)

A group of bullied children banded together in the summer of 1989 to defeat a monster that posed as a clown and preyed on the kids of Derry, the small Maine town.


Seven children from Derry’s ‘The Barrens’ are haunted by a clown and determined to kill it, causing local children to disappear.

Director: Andy Muschietti

Writers: Chase Palmer

Cary Joji Fukunaga

Gary Dauberman

Stars: Bill Skarsgård

Jaeden Martell

Finn Wolfhard

Release date: September 8, 2017 (United States)

Countries of origin: United States


Languages: English


Also known as It: Chapter One

Filming locations: Bangor, Maine, USA

Production companies: New Line Cinema

RatPac-Dune Entertainment

Vertigo Entertainment

Runtime: 2 hours 15 minutes


Bill Skarsgård is Pennywise

Jaeden Martell is Bill Denbrough(as Jaeden Lieberher)

Finn Wolfhard is Richie Tozier

Sophia Lillis is Beverly Marsh

Jeremy Ray Taylor is Ben Hanscom

Chosen Jacobs is Mike Hanlon

Jack Dylan Grazer is Eddie Kaspbrak

Wyatt Oleff is Stanley Uris

Nicholas Hamilton is Henry Bowers

Jake Sim is Belch Huggins

Logan Thompson is Victor Criss

Owen Teague is Patrick Hockstetter

Jackson Robert Scott is Georgie Denbrough

Stephen Bogaert is Mr. Marsh

Stuart Hughes is Officer Bowers

Geoffrey Pounsett is Zach Denbrough

Pip Dwyer is Sharon Denbrough

Molly Atkinson is Sonia Kaspbrak(as Molly Jane Atkinson)

Box office:

Budget:$35,000,000 ,Gross US & Canada:$328,874,981,Opening weekend US & Canada:$123,403,419(September 10, 2017)Gross worldwide:$704,242,888

8. The Exorcist (1973)

Two Catholic priests are called in to help save the life of a young girl who is being possessed by an unknown entity.


A visiting actress observes her daughter’s dangers change, a young priest questions faith amid his mother’s terminal illness, and an elderly priest confronts an old demon enemy.

Director: William Friedkin

Writer: William Peter Blatty

Stars: Ellen Burstyn

Max von Sydow

Release date: December 26, 1973 (United States)

Country of origin: United States

Languages: English







Filming locations: Mosul, Iraq

Production companies: Warner Bros.

Hoya Productions

Linda Blair

Runtime: 2 hours 2 minutes


Ellen Burstyn is Chris MacNeil

Max von Sydow is Father Merrin

Linda Blair is Regan

Lee J. Cobb is Lt. Kinderman

Kitty Winn is Sharon

Jack MacGowran is Burke Dennings

Jason Miller is Father Karras

William O’Malley is Father Dyer(as Reverend William O’Malley S.J.)

Barton Heyman is Dr. Klein

Peter Masterson is Dr. Barringer’s clinic Director(as Pete Masterson)

Rudolf Schündler is Karl

Gina Petrushka is Willi

Robert Symonds is Dr. Taney

Arthur Storch is a Psychiatrist

Thomas Bermingham is Tom – President of the University(as Reverend Thomas Bermingham S.J.)

Vasiliki Maliaros is Karras’ Mother

Titos Vandis is Karras’ Uncle

John Mahon is the Language Lab Director

Box office:

Budget:$11,000,000 ,Gross US & Canada:$233,005,644,Opening weekend US & Canada:$8,175,666(September 24, 2000)Gross worldwide:$441,306,145

9. Silence of the Lambs (1991)

A convicted and intelligent monster killer must help a young F.B.I. cadet uncover the activities of another serial killer—a crazy person who skins his victims.


F.B.I. trainee Clarice Starling uses Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s expertise to solve a serial murder case involving “Buffalo Bill,” with Dr. Frederick Chilton potentially playing a role.

Director: Jonathan Demme

Writers: Thomas Harris

Ted Tally

Stars: Jodie Foster

Anthony Hopkins

Scott Glenn

Release date: February 14, 1991 (United States)

Country of origin: United States

Languages: English


Also known as Silence of the Lambs

Filming locations: Bimini Airport, Bimini island

Production companies: Strong Heart/Demme Production

Orion Pictures

Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes


Jodie Foster is Clarice Starling

Anthony Hopkins is Dr. Hannibal Lecter

Scott Glenn is Jack Crawford

Ted Levine is James Gumb

Anthony Heald is Dr. Frederick Chilton

Brooke Smith is Catherine Martin

Diane Baker is Senator Ruth Martin

Kasi Lemmons is Ardelia Mapp

Charles Napier is Lt. Boyle

Tracey Walter is Lamar

Roger Corman is F.B.I. Director Hayden Burke

Ron Vawter is Paul Krendler

Danny Darst is Sgt. Tate

Jeffrie Lane is Clarice’s Father

Frankie Faison is Barney

Paul Lazar is Dr. Pilcher

Dan Butler is Roden

Chris Isaak is SWAT Commander

Box office:

Budget:$19,000,000 ,Gross US & Canada:$130,742,922,Opening weekend U.S. & Canada:$13,766,814(February 18, 1991)Gross worldwide:$272,742,922

10. The Babadook (2014)

The Babadook (2014)

When an eerie book for children, “Mister Babadook,” manifests itself in their home, a single mother and her young child are plunged into paranoia.


Amelia, six years after her husband’s death, struggles to love her son Samuel, who becomes out of control due to nightmares about a monster. Amelia must medicate him but soon realizes Samuel’s warnings about a sinister force are real.

Director: Jennifer Kent

Writer: Jennifer Kent

Stars: Essie Davis

Noah Wiseman

Daniel Henshall

Release date: November 28, 2014 (United States)

Countries of origin1: Australia


Language: English

Also known asSách Ma

Filming locations: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Production companies: Screen Australia

Causeway Films

The South Australian Film Corporation

Runtime: 1 hour 34 minutes


Essie Davis is Amelia Vanek

Noah Wiseman is Samuel

Daniel Henshall is Robbie

Hayley McElhinney is Claire

Barbara West is Mrs. Roach

Ben Winspear is Oskar

Chloe Hurn is Ruby

Jacquy Phillips is Beverly(as Jacqy Phillips)

Bridget Walters is Norma

Annie Batten is Old Woman in Corridor

Tony Mack is the Principal

Carmel Johnson is a Teacher

Tiffany Lyndall-Knight is Supermarket Mum(as Tiffany Lyndall Knight)

Lucy Hong is Supermarket Little Girl

Sophie Riggs is Checkout Chick

Lotte Crawford is Kissing Woman

Chris Roberts is Kissing Man

Terence Crawford is a Doctor

Box office: 

Budget: $2,000,000 ,Gross US & Canada:$964,413,Opening weekend US & Canada$30,007(November 30, 2014)Gross worldwide:$10,493,882


A combination of atmospheric cinematography, haunting sound effects, and the timing of jump scares contributed to a general sense of unease. The story unfolded in a way that kept the audience guessing and amplified the feeling of unease. The characters’ fears and demons add depth to the plot and increase the emotional impact. The audience became emotionally involved in the characters’ fates as the top-10 horror movies unfolded. This made the terror even more palpable.

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