35 Horror Films Ranked From "Oh Yeah I'd Survive That" To "I'm Dead Instantly"

    Don't use an Ouija board. Don't run in high heels. Don't say "Candyman."

    Spooky season is upon us! And while some of you are celebrating with Pumpkin Spice Cup Noodles and carving jack-o'-lanterns, I will be honoring the Devil's holiday by watching people get mutilated in horror films.

    Of course, half the fun of watching a horror movie is shouting advice to the (often dumb) characters on the screen (which they of course will not listen to). This experience inevitably leads to me saying, "I would be able to survive a horror movie so easily," which is false because I am weak.

    SO, I thought it would be fun to rank a bunch of my favorite classic (or soon to be classic) horror films by how likely I would be to survive until the film's credit sequences.

    For reference, this is me. I write about movies for BuzzFeed, take selfies in the office bathroom, listen to Lady Gaga, run marathons, drink too much iced coffee, and hate dogs.

    A few quick rules to before we get stabbed...sorry, I mean started.

    Let's begin!

    35. The Conjuring (2013)

    Vera Farmiga shouts next to someone with a sheet over their head

    34. Candyman (1992)

    Tony Todd has bees coming out of his mouth

    33. The Ring (2002)

    Daveigh Chase sits in a chair with long hair

    32. Jaws (1975)

    A shark jumps out of the water at Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw

    31. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    Heather Donahue cries into the camera

    30. Barbarian (2022)

    Georgina Campbell walks down a tunnel

    29. Signs (2002)

    Rory Culkin, Mel Gibson, Abigail Breslin, and Joaquin Phoenix look at a crop circle in a field of corn

    28. Insidious (2010)

    A man with paint on him looks out from behind Patrick Wilson

    27. The Shining (1980)

    Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall crouch on the floor

    26. Midsommar (2019)

    Florence Pugh sobs with a bunch of other women

    25. Us (2019)

    Lupita Nyong'o holds a pair of gold scissors

    24. Paranormal Activity (2007)

    Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat lay in a bed

    23. Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

    Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders, and Rachel Sennott stand in a corner

    22. Get Out (2017)

    Daniel Kaluuya crying

    21. Scream (1996)

    Drew Barrymore screams on the phone

    20. Child's Play (1988)

    Chucky doll stands over Alex Vincent

    19. Psycho (1960)

    Janet Leigh stands in the shower

    18. Black Christmas (1974)

    Olivia Hussey and Keir Dullea wait near a Christmas tree

    17. Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

    Jason stands wearing his hockey mask

    16. Halloween (1978)

    Jamie Lee Curtis chased by Michael Myers

    15. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

    Gunnar Hansen raises a chainsaw over his head

    14. The Omen (1976)

    Harvey Stephens scratches Lee Remick

    13. The Birds (1963)

    Tippi Hedren is attacked by a bird

    12. Hereditary (2018)

    Toni Collette looks at a burning human in her living room

    11. Suspiria (1977)

    Eva Axen hangs with fake blood on her face

    10. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

    Zombies cross a field

    9. Cloverfield (2008)

    Michael Stahl-David and Odette Yustman look into a camera

    8. The Purge (2013)

    Two people with masks wait outside a door

    7. It (2017)

    Bill Skarsgard dressed as a clown holding a red balloon

    6. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

    A clawed hand reaches up out of a tub for Heather Langenkamp

    5. Train to Busan (2016)

    Gong Yoo looks over his shoulder while covered in blood

    4. A Quiet Place (2018)

    Emily Blunt motions for Millicent Simmonds to stay quiet

    3. Saw (2004)

    Cary Elwes reaches for a phone while on the floor

    2. Alien (1979)

    Sigourney Weaver in space gear

    1. Final Destination (2000)

    Devon Sawa wears an oxygen mask on a plane