ByBrian Finamore, writer at Creators.co
I strive for mediocrity....Editor of Cinema Insiders (cinemainsiders.com). Reach me at @MovieFin & @CinemaInsiders
Brian Finamore

Happy Halloween everybody! To me Halloween is not about dressing up in slutty costumes and whoring myself for candy, but rather a reflection on the greatest horror films cinema has produced. I now present my Top 25 FAVORITE Horror Films. Note I said favorite, doesn't necessarily mean scariest, but one's I find to be the best. Enjoy! Any films I missed that are your personal favorites? Any you disagree with? Also feel free to call me brilliant as well.

1. Halloween - John Carpenter - 1978

2. Psycho- Alfred Hitchcock - 1960

3. The Wicker Man - Robin Hardy - 1973

4. The Exorcist - William Friedkin - 1973

5. Rosemary's Baby - Roman Polanksi - 1968

6. Eyes Without a Face - George Franju - 1959


7. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Tobe Hooper - 1974

8. Re-Animator - Stuart Gordon - 1985


9. Scream - Wes Craven - 1996

10. Carrie - Brian De Palma - 1976

11. Jaws - Steven Spielberg - 1975


12. The Shining - Stanley Kubrick - 1980

13. Don't Look Now - Nicholas Roeg - 1973

14. The Thing - John Carpenter - 1982

15. Night of the Living Dead - George Romero - 1968

16. The Evil Dead - 1981 - Sam Raimi

17. A Nightmare on Elm Street - Wes Craven - 1984

18. Horror of Dracula - Terence Fisher - 1958

19. Deep Red - Dario Argento - 1975

20. The Serpent and The Rainbow - Wes Craven - 1988

21. An American Werewolf in London - John Landis - 1981

22. Poltergeist - Tobe Hooper - 1982

23. 28 Days Later - Danny Boyle - 2003

24. Alien - Ridley Scott - 1979

25. I Walked With a Zombie - Jacques Turner - 1943

Honorable Mention: The Cabin in the Woods - Drew Goddard - 2012


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