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The Horror Film Challenge to End All Horror Film Challenges

When I first seriously started my journey into Horror, the best and easiest thing I could think to do was to look at lists. The IMDB Top 50 Horror Films was step one, and from there it was digging into personal lists, blogs, and word of mouth. I wanted to see what floated to the top, to feel informed and cultivate my own tastes. I didn't want to be a poser (which of course I now recognize was an absolutely silly thing to worry about).

Now there are so many sites, lists, channels, etc. to get this information, it's kind of staggering. My watchlist remains endless, but I'm sure like many others, I often find myself browsing new articles and…

  • Perfect Blue

    1

  • Rear Window

    2

  • The Thing

    3

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    4

  • Oldboy

    5

  • Psycho

    6

  • Memories of Murder

    7

  • Se7en

    8

  • Alien

    9

  • The Shining

    10

  • M

    11

  • The Night of the Hunter

    12

  • Mulholland Drive

    13

  • The Cremator

    14

  • Get Out

    15

  • Ugetsu

    16

  • The Devils

    17

  • Rosemary's Baby

    18

  • Demons

    19

  • Kwaidan

    20

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    21

  • A Clockwork Orange

    22

  • Possession

    23

  • Aliens

    24

  • Day of Wrath

    25

  • Black Swan

    26

  • Memento

    27

  • Coraline

    28

  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    29

  • Jurassic Park

    30

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    31

  • Cure

    32

  • Manichitrathazhu

    33

  • Diabolique

    34

  • Faust

    35

  • Blue Velvet

    36

  • Requiem for a Dream

    37

  • The Innocents

    38

  • Threads

    39

  • The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales

    40

  • Rebecca

    41

  • Rope

    42

  • The Lighthouse

    43

  • Seconds

    44

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    45

  • The Phantom Carriage

    46

  • The Wolf House

    47

  • Shutter Island

    48

  • Evil Dead II

    49

  • Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

    50

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    51

  • Beauty and the Beast

    52

  • Onibaba

    53

  • Scream

    54

  • Nope

    55

  • Phantom of the Paradise

    56

  • Young Frankenstein

    57

  • Hereditary

    58

  • Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th

    59

  • Let the Right One In

    60

  • House

    61

  • Kuroneko

    62

  • Godzilla

    63

  • The Exorcist

    64

  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

    65

  • Jaws

    66

  • One Cut of the Dead

    67

  • Shaun of the Dead

    68

  • The Bride of Frankenstein

    69

  • Zodiac

    70

  • Ex Machina

    71

  • Wake in Fright

    72

  • Night of the Living Dead

    73

  • Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

    74

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    75

  • I Saw the Devil

    76

  • Dawn of the Dead

    77

  • Santa Sangre

    78

  • Suspiria

    79

  • Donnie Darko

    80

  • Sleep Has Her House

    81

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    82

  • Lost Highway

    83

  • The Vanishing

    84

  • The Sixth Sense

    85

  • Caché

    86

  • Peeping Tom

    87

  • American Psycho

    88

  • It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

    89

  • The Fly

    90

  • Train to Busan

    91

  • Hour of the Wolf

    92

  • Häxan

    93

  • Mother Joan of the Angels

    94

  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    95

  • Misery

    96

  • Gaslight

    97

  • The Wailing

    98

  • Eyes Without a Face

    99

  • Targets

    100