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Top Ten Horror Movies Of All Time

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Top Horror Movies

The 10 top horror movies of all time will have you riveted to your seat and scared out of your skin. You will never sleep again as spin chilling thoughts enter your head. You'll start to wonder if evil sprits and supernatural killers are leering in the dark, waiting for you! The 10 top horror movies will make your heart pound and your palms sweet. These 10 top horror movies are not recommended for the faint-of-hearts, and I would advise watching them with friends. If you don't you may have trouble sleeping, every sound, every noise and every shadow may startle you. The 10 top horror movies are listed in order form the number one move to the number ten movie.

10 Top Horror Movies!!!

The Top 10 horror movies are listed form #1 being our pick for best horror movie of all time and so on.

#1 Psycho 1960

The #1 top horror movie of all time is Psycho director by Alfred Hitchcock and released June 16, 1960. It stared a budding young actor named Anthony Perkins. Anthony Perkins played the role of a crazy, demented motel proprietor who was too long under the domination by his wicked mother.

Plot Overview: consists of an unfortunate young woman who steals $40,000 from her employer's client and stumbles upon the Bates Motel in which she secures a room for rent. She encounters the Psycho proprietor which has murder on his mind.

The film was nominated for 4 Oscars. The Film Psycho

#2 The Shining 1980

This Chilling tale of evil spirits and supernatural possession will have you biting your nails. It is no surprise that this film has made it in our 10 top horror movies of all time. Director by Stanley Kubrick and based off of Stephen Kings novel this movie hit theaters with a heart stopping, "BANG!!!" Released into theaters on May 23, 1980 Staring, Jack Nicholson as "Jack Torrance", a Vermont schoolteacher working at an isolated haunted hotel as the winter caretaker.

Plot Overview: Jack Torrance becomes possessed by evil spirits that feed off of his violence, while his psychic son begins to have horrific visions of past and future.

The film had 5 nominations and 1 award.

#3 Hellraiser - 1987

Hellraiser is our #3 pick of the 10 top horror movies ever and is guaranteed to make the hair stand up on end. Pin-Head, an evil demon called form hell has entered the world of the living, only to bring unthinkable pain and suffering to those who are encountered by its evil. Written and director by Clive Barker, this fantastic horror flick stars Ashley Laurence, Clare Higgins, Andrew Robinson. Hellraisers debut hit theaters September 18, 1987 and was a huge success.

Plot Overview: An unfaithful wife encounters her dead lover, who's being chased by demons after he escaped from Hell. They are tricked into opening a puzzle box that's one purpose is to bridge a gate between hell and earth.

This film received 4 nominations and won 2 awards.

#4 Jaws - 1975

What more horrifying that a ten ton shark with a mouth full of thousands of razor sharp teeth made for one purpose; to rip flesh to bits. That's why Jaws is our #4 pick of the 10 top horror movies of all time.

Plot Overview: Every summer hundreds of people vacation to the beautiful small island community of Amity. But what they didn't know is that a killer Great White Shark had taken up residence in the beautiful islands waters. It was the perfect feeding grounds; and we were the main course!!!

The film had 13 nominations and won 3 Oscars. The film also had won 9 other awards.

#5 Halloween1 - 1978

Our #5 pick of the top horror movies of all time is sure to send a spin tingling chill through you. A psychotic murderer named Michael Myers who has been institutionalized since childhood, escapes and returns home to take a blood bath in revenge!!!

Plot Overview: On Halloween night, Michael Myers a psycho killer escapes a metal health institution and returns home with one thing on his mind; "KILL!!!" His doctor is in hot pursuit and must track him down before he kills again. Directed by John Carpenter and Staring Jamie Lee Curtis this thriller will have you riveted to your seat in suspense and horror.

The Film won 2 awards & had 1 nomination

#6 Friday the 13th - 1980

The #6 the top horror movie of all time is Friday the 13th. What could be more frightening that being in a remote part of the woods with a machete wielding psychopath.

Plot Overview: Camp Crystal Lake holds more than fun and games for its summer guests and camp counselors. Unfortunately they are about to discover that they are not alone. In the woods lurks a psycho, wearing a hockey mask and welding a very large machete; no one is safe from the vengeance that is about to be released.

The film had 4 nominations.

#7 Shaun of the Dead - 2004

In the film "Shaun of the Dead" the dead rise from their graves with an insatiable craving for live human flesh. With such a gruesome premise it is no surprise this film has made our 10 top horror movies of all time. Shaun of the Dead will easily creep out even the most hard core horror movie buffs.

Plot Overview: This movie takes place in Modern day London which looks more like a seen of out of an apocalypse. Zombies roam the desolate streets in search of live human flesh. Shaun must survive and save his ex-girlfriend (whom he is still in-love with) and mother from the cannibalistic zombies.

Shaun of the Dead won 6 awards and had a whopping 14 nominations.

#8 The Exorcist - 1973

The Exorcist released December 26, 1973 is by far one of the top horror movies of all time. A young girl becomes possessed by a menacing demonic spirit that has supernatural powers. This movie is truly horrifying, and is sure to become one of your favorites as well.

Plot Overview: A young is possessed by a powerful demonic entity that uses its supernatural powers to terrify the girl's mother. The girl's mother seeks the help form two priests that try to exorcist the demon from the girl's body, to saving her life and sole.

The film won 2 Oscars as well as 12 other awards and 14 nominations.

#9 Poltergeist - 1982

Poltergeist made our top horror movies list for its unforgettable lines and scenes. There are not many lines more chilling than when the little girl says "They're here..." in the movie the Poltergeist. And not many scenes more memorable when she is pulled into her static filled TV. After seeing this movie you'll think twice before sitting to close to your television screen.

Plot Overview: An un-expecting family moves into a house haunted by a host of menacing ghosts.

Poltergeist received 3 nominations for Oscars, won 4 awards and had an additional 4 nominations for best picture.

#10 A Nightmare on Elm Street - 1984

Our Final pick for the 10 top horror movies of all time is "A Nightmare on Elm Street". After seeing this horrifying movie you'll think twice about falling asleep.

Plot Overview: Freddie Krueger a child rapist and murder is arrested and soon after released on a technicality. Outraged parents full of vengeance tracked him down to an abandoned warehouse, where they trap him and burn him alive. Unfortunately this action makes the murder even more powerful as he emerges in the dreams of their children. With the power to make nightmares a reality Freddie Krueger is able to kill you in your dreams.

The film won 2 awards and received 3 nominations.

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