11 Horror Movies That Will Definitely Scare The Crap Out Of You

Written by Gorgeousgirl Staff, Modified October 3, 2018
Horror Movies

Do you love horror movies? Are you looking for a horror movie that will send shivers down your spine? Well, you have come to the right place! We have compiled some of the most famous horror movies that a movie buff like you should not miss! Some of them are already old but rest assured, these movies will do a good job scaring the crap out of you.

So, what are these horror movies? Read on to find out!

Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

This movie tells a story about a couple who moved to a New York City apartment. When the wife got pregnant, he becomes isolated and the evil truth was revealed when she gave birth. This movie starring John Cassavetes and Mia Farrow was a big hit, earning up to as much as $33million.

The Exorcist

The Exorcist (1973)

It may have been released way back then but the story of a child being possessed by demons remains to be a classic scary concept up until now. What makes this movie more creepy are the simple elements including the image of the possessed face, the popular head revolving scene and the creepy house.


Halloween (1978)

The best horror movies are always released during the Halloween season and this one is no exception. The movie does not talk about ghosts or other supernatural elements. Instead, it focuses on murder (a family murder) which makes it a great predecessor to the horror-slasher genre that we enjoy until today.


Poltergeist (1982)

It is about the Freeling family and the strange happenings inside their home. This movie is different from the others because the evil character has no face but it just adds to the scare factor of the movie. The creepiest part? There were plenty of deaths that have happened during the making of the movie.

The Haunting

The Haunting (1963)

This old classic tells a story about a group of paranormal investigators who spent a few nights in a famous haunted mansion. As the events unfold, one of the members become more and more unstable as she believes that the spirits in the house are trying to bring her with them.


Psycho (1960)

This slasher-horror genre features a story of a secretary who has embezzled money from her employer who stayed in a motel where she was brutally murdered with a knife. The highlight of this movie is the legendary and shocking shower scene, making it one of the biggest forerunners in the slasher-horror industry.

The Shining

The Shining (1980)

Based on the novel by Stephen King, the movie features the story of a freelance writer who decided to take the job as a caretaker of an isolated hotel along with his family. But little did they know, that there is a supernatural presence inside the hotel that will drive them to the brink of madness.

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The story shows the Blair Witch documentary that three film students were making right before they mysteriously vanish in the forest. Director Eduardo Sanchez did not put plenty of ghosts or supernatural entities in the movie as he decided to use the fear of the characters to scare the viewers and boy, was he right!

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

The movie features a serial killer with a horrific figure and razor sharp fingers who do not just terrify but also murder the children of Elm Street. The sight of serial killer’s deformed face will surely prevent you from getting a good’s night sleep for many nights to come.

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The movie revolves around the story of a boy who can see dead people and a psychologist (Bruce Willis) who tries to help the boy deal with his “mental” problems. But as they try to work things out, they both learn a few disturbing truths about the boy’s supernatural gifts.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Two siblings and their friends visited their grandfather’s grave in Texas only to be attacked by a family of chainsaw-bearing cannibalistic psychos. Many people would claim it to be more of a gore-fest than a horror movie and was even banned in various countries because of the gore involved in the scenes!

If you want to watch these famous horror movies, we suggest you don’t do it alone!

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