Film Top 10: Movies to watch this Halloween

Film Top 10: Movies to watch this Halloween
by Matthew Durham
There have been many horrific movies in the last century, and the best time of year to watch these movies is Halloween. These are movies you should watch with your family this time of year, especially your little kids, because you’ll never be as scared as you were when you were a kid.

I extended the Top 10 to 20 to give everyone more options. I have also included my personal top 10 as well. So without further ado, here are the Top 10 – 20 Best Horror Films to watch this Halloween.

Runner Ups:

20 – The Haunting (1963)
19 – Carrie (1976)
18 – The Evil Dead (1981)
17 – The Ring (2002)
16 – Suspiria (1977)
15 – Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
14 – Ju-On (2002)
13 – Poltergeist (1982)
12 – Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
11 – Dawn of the Dead (1978)

The Top 10

10 – Silence of the Lambs (1991)
9 – Jaws (1975)
8 – The Thing (1982)
7 – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
6 – The Shining (1980)
5 – Halloween (1978)
4 – Night of the Living Dead (1968)
3 – Psycho (1960)
2 – Alien (1979)
1 – The Exorcist (1973)

The sources for this list come from the average of many other horror film lists conducted across the internet. If your favorite is not listed above let me know what your favorite is! Here’s mine:

Personal Top 10

10 – The Omen (1976)
9 – Poltergeist (1982)
8 – The Mist (2007)
7 – 28 Days Later (2002)
6 – Night of the Living Dead (1968)
5 – The Ring (2002)
4 – The Exorcist (1973)
3 – The Shining (1980)
2 – Jaws (1975)
1 – The Thing (1982)

So, there’s some options for you if you are tired of horror movies that hold back like the Paranormal Activity sequels and bad remakes of the movies above. Just thinking about some of the movies listed above scares me. So if these movies don’t give you nightmares than your a pretty strong-minded person.

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