21 Films That Fans Chose As The Most Perfect Horror Movies To Ever Exist In Cinematic History

    Get ready to sleep with the lights on.

    Spooky season is officially here, which means there's obviously no better time than now for a scary movie marathon.

    When Reddit user u/Motor_Variety_4091 asked, "Which horror movie is perfect?" an endless amount of recs came through from film fanatics.

    We've rounded up the best movies worth adding to your watch list this Halloween season. Check them out below:

    1. "For whatever reason, I never get tired of watching Poltergeist."

    Heather O'Rourke in Poltergeist

    2. "The concepts in A Nightmare on Elm Street terrify me to even contemplate. None of the old slasher types instilled real-life fear in me."

    Heather Langenkamp in A Nightmare on Elm Street

    3. "The original Carrie (1976) captures the horrors of teenage girlhood brilliantly."

    Sissy Spacek in Carrie

    4. "The first Scream was a great mix of horror and comedy while also being a parody of horror movie tropes."

    Drew Barrymore in Scream

    5. "Halloween. It’s a suspense masterpiece."

    Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween

    6. "Psycho (1960). It gave audiences of the day quite a scare and set the bar for horror and suspense thrillers for decades to come. Perfect."

    Anthony Perkins in Psycho

    7. "The Exorcist. Still the scariest."

    Max Von Sydow in the Exorcist

    8. "Candyman (1992)."

    Tony Todd in Candyman

    9. "The Thing."

    Kurt Russell in the Thing

    10. "The Blair Witch Project."

    Heather Donahue in the Blair Witch Project

    11. "The Shining."

    Jack Nicholson in the Shining

    12. "The Others."

    Nicole Kidman in the Others

    13. "Hellraiser scared me so much when I was a kid that I still don't watch it."

    Doug Bradley in Hellraiser

    14. "The Conjuring. It has some terrifying scenes, like the basement scenes, and the wardrobe scene. It's just terrifying.

    Vera Farmiga in the Conjuring

    15. "Army of Darkness."

    Bruce Campbell in Army of Darkness

    16. "Hereditary."

    Toni Collette in Hereditary

    17. "Cabin in the Woods."

    Fran Kranz, Christ Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison in the Cabin in the Woods

    18. "First movie that came to mind was Signs. A slow build from crop circles to full-scale alien invasion. As far as psych horror goes, that’s my favorite."

    Rory Culkin, Joaquin Phoenix and Abigail Breslin in Signs

    19. "The Strangers."

    Kip Weeks in the Strangers

    20. "Trick 'r Treat."

    Sam in Trick 'r Treat

    21. "Saw."

    Leigh Whannell in Saw

    Which horror movie(s) would you add to this list? Share your pick in the comments!

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