10 Scary Movies to Watch on Halloween

Scary Movies to Watch on Halloween

Are you searching for the Perfect Scary Movie to Watch on this year Halloween? Explore these 10 Best Horror Movies of All Time and get into the Halloween spirit by trying watching at least one of these them.

10 Scary Movies to Watch on Halloween

Ghosts, haunted homes, murders, blood, and screaming all tend to be common themes in Halloween. Therefore, we have gathered a list of Top 10 Movies to watch on Halloween this year that capture every element of it.

So, Sit back, get a slice of pizza, ignore the evil monster standing ominously at the end of your driveway and pop in one of these classic Halloween flicks for a spooky night in.

10. It Follows


It Follows is a 2014 American supernatural psychological horror movie written and directed by David Robert Mitchell.

The plot follows a girl pursued by a supernatural entity after a sexual encounter.

9. The Shining


The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror movie produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and co-written with Diane Johnson.

It stars Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers.

The movie is based on Stephen King’s 1977 novel The Shining and is now widely regarded as one of the greatest horror movies ever made.

8. The Cabin in the Woods


The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard and written by Whedon and Goddard.

The plot follows a group of college students who retreat to a remote forest cabin where they fall victim to backwoods zombies and the two technicians who manipulate the ongoing events from an underground facility.

The film premiered on March 9, 2012, and was released in the United States on April 13, 2012, grossing over $66 million worldwide.

7. Scary Movie


Scary Movie is a 2000 American horror comedy movie directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans.

The first in the Scary Movie film series was followed by four sequels: Scary Movie 2 (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Scary Movie 4 (2006), and Scary Movie 5 (2013).

The film was a box office success, grossing $278 million worldwide from a $19 million budget.

6. The Conjuring


The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror movie directed by James Wan and written by Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes.

The Conjuring was released in the United States and Canada on July 19, 2013, and was one of the highest-grossing horror movies of all time.

A sequel, The Conjuring 2 Annabelle, was released in 2014, also to critical and huge commercial success.

5. Hannibal


Hannibal is a 2001 American crime thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris.

Hannibal grossed $58 million (U.S.) in its opening weekend.

In 2001, this was the third-biggest debut ever—only 1997’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park and 1999’s Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace grossed more in an opening weekend.

4. Signs


Signs is a 2002 American science fiction thriller movie written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

The plot follows along a story focuses on a former Episcopal priest named Graham Hess, played by Mel Gibson, who discovers a series of crop circles in his cornfield.

The film was nominated for multiple awards, including Online Film Critics Society, The Empire Awards and from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

3. The Exorcist


The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror movie and dubbed by many to be the scariest movie of all time.

The movie is based on the novel by William Peter Blatty in 1971 having the same name. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, and Jason Miller.

It became one of the highest-grossing films in history, grossing over $441 million worldwide in the aftermath of various re-releases, and was the first horror movie to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

2. It Comes at Night


It Comes at Night is ostensibly a horror movie, more so than Trey Edward Shults’s debut, Krisha (2015), but even Krisha was more of a horror movie than most measured family dramas typically are.

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

1. The Sixth Sense


The Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural horror-thriller movie written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

The film tells the story of Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a troubled, isolated boy who is able to see and talk to the dead, and an equally troubled child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) who tries to help him.

The film was the second-highest-grossing film of 1999 (behind Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace), grossing about $293 million domestically and $672 million worldwide.

The film was nominated for six Academy Awards.

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