horror canon

procrastinating rn, and once again thinking about horror, so taking a page from the book of mike. basically all horror films I give any sort of approval to at all, from the masterworks to the broken curios, the only requirement being that I enjoyed the film or at least found something of interest in it. ordered chronologically. certainly incomplete.

  • The Merry Frolics of Satan
  • The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Nosferatu
  • A Page of Madness
  • The Unknown
  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • The Mummy
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Vampyr
  • White Zombie
  • The Old Dark House
  • Island of Lost Souls
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Black Cat
  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Mark of the Vampire
  • Mad Love
  • The Wolf Man
  • Cat People
  • I Walked with a Zombie
  • The Leopard Man
  • The Seventh Victim
  • It Came from Outer Space
  • Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • Lust of the Vampire
  • The Curse of Frankenstein
  • The Black Scorpion
  • Night of the Demon
  • Dracula
  • The H-Man
  • Black Cat Mansion
  • The Blob
  • Corridors of Blood
  • Monster on the Campus
  • The Man Who Could Cheat Death
  • The Ghost of Yotsuya
  • Caltiki, the Immortal Monster
  • A Bucket of Blood
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Psycho
  • The Brides of Dracula
  • Jigoku
  • Black Sunday
  • The Enchanting Shadow
  • The Curse of the Werewolf
  • Night Tide
  • The Horrible Dr. Hichcock
  • The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Birds
  • X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
  • Matango
  • Black Sabbath
  • The Whip and the Body
  • Blood and Black Lace
  • The Evil of Frankenstein
  • The Gorgon
  • The Tomb of Ligeia
  • Planet of the Vampires
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness
  • Kill, Baby... Kill!
  • The Diabolical Dr. Z
  • The Witch
  • Frankenstein Created Woman
  • Kuroneko
  • The Devil Rides Out
  • Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Blind Beast
  • Eugenie
  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
  • Hatchet for the Honeymoon
  • The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh
  • Vampyros Lesbos
  • The Fifth Cord
  • See No Evil
  • A Bay of Blood
  • Short Night of Glass Dolls
  • Four Flies on Grey Velvet
  • All the Colors of the Dark
  • The Last House on the Left
  • Torso
  • The Crazies
  • Ganja & Hess
  • Messiah of Evil
  • Lisa and the Devil
  • The Loreley's Grasp
  • The Satanic Rites of Dracula
  • The Exorcist
  • Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
  • It's Alive
  • The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Black Christmas
  • Deep Red
  • Late Night Trains