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A horror film is a film that intends to elicit fear and/or disgust in the audience. Often, horror films fall into one or more genres: the paranormal (ghosts, spirits, vampires, etc.), mystery, and "slasher" films.



Top 10 Horror Movies of the 70sEdit

10 The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)

9 Black Christmas (1974)

8 Dracula (1979)

7 Jaws (1975)

6 The Omen (1976)

5 Carrie  (1976)

4  The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

3 Halloween (1978)

2 Dawn of the Dead (1978)

1 The Exorcist (1973)

Top 10 Horror Movies of the 80sEdit

10 Children of the Corn (1984)

9 Pet Sematary (1989)

8 My Bloody Valentine (1981)

7 Hellraiser (1987)

6 Re-Animator (1985)

5 Evil Dead (1981)

4 Poltergeist (1982)

3 Friday the 13th (1980)

2 A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

1 The Shining (1980)

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