Top Horror Movies to Leave Your Spine Tingling

by karen minton I am a software engineer

Do you have a love for the supernatural and everything creepy? Do you enjoy horror movies and the thrill of looking at demons, ghosts, and monsters on the screen? If your answer is yes, then this post is for you!



Here, we have got you a list of amazing horror films, which are surely going to get you thrilled and afraid.

The Haunting

This movie, with a 7.5 IMDb rating, was released in 1963. Directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, and Richard Johnson, this movie revolves around a Hill House mansion that has stood for 90 years and appears haunted. Anyone who came to live in that house has always met a tragic end but Dr. John Markway assembles a team to seek if the house is haunted or not. The manner in which the events unfold is captivating and will surely keep you thrilled.


Nominated for 3 Oscars, Tobe Hooper’s Poltergeist revolves around a family’s home which is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts. It was released in 1982. JoBeth Williams, Heather O’Rourke, Craig T. Nelson starred in the movie, has a 7.3 rating on IMDb.


Directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig, this film stars Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Finn Scicluna-O’Prey. It centers on an eccentric heiress Sarah Winchester and involves a vast mansion. Sarah Winchester is building a prison for hundreds of terrifying ghosts and plans to capture them. The way the story unfolds is fascinating.

Lights Out

Directed by David F. Sandberg and starred by Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello, this movie has received an average rating of 6.3 in IMDb. However, the way Rebecca unlocks the terror behind her brother’s experiences and faces with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother must put it in your watch-list.

Dead Silence

Directed by James Wan, this film is going to give you a complete dose of horror, mystery, and spine-tickling thrill. It features Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, and Donnie Wahlberg. The film is the story of a young widower who returns to his hometown while trying to solve the mystery of the murder of his wife. He feels that there are chances of a link between his wife’s demise with the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist. Watch it to know more about what happens next.


Starring Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, and James Ransone, Sinister is a story of a crime writer Ellison Oswalt who is desperate for a best-seller hit. He vows to solve the mystery of a box full of 8 home movies, showing deaths of families caused by supernatural elements. Directed by Scott Derrickson, it has received a 6.8 rating on IMDb.

The Babadook

Directed by Jennifer Kent, The Babadook stars Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, and Daniel Henshall. It is the story of a single mother, whose husband met with a violent end. She battles with her son’s fear of having a monster in the house. But soon she feels the presence of a sinister entity all around her. This movie has received a 6.8 IMDb rating.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Another hit directed by Scott Derrickson, this movie is the story of Reverend Moore, who performs an exorcism on a girl, believing she is possessed by demons. In the courtroom drama, the prosecutor argues that the girl suffered from schizophrenia. The movie goes back and forth while retelling the story of Emily. Starred by Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, and Shohreh Aghdashloo, this movie has received 6.7 stars on IMDb

Horror movies rely on a strong storyline, acting, background score, and so much more to deliver a power-packed result. The movies mentioned here are surely going to leave you shivering till the end.

Source :-

Kellie Minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

Sponsor Ads

About karen minton Senior   I am a software engineer

99 connections, 1 recommendations, 560 honor points.
Joined APSense since, June 18th, 2018, From Miami Beach, United States.

Created on Jul 27th 2020 02:27. Viewed 163 times.


No comment, be the first to comment.
Please sign in before you comment.