Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
92 min | 2001 |
4.4 (52566 votes)
|
6.46 (515 reviews)

Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.

02.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (13113 votes)
|
6.57 (89 reviews)

A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes.

03.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (55087 votes)
|
7.36 (226 reviews)

Venomous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

04.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
79 min | 1957 |
4.0 (37238 votes)
|
5.89 (371 reviews)

Evil aliens attack Earth and set their terrible "Plan 9" into action. As the aliens resurrect the dead of the Earth, the lives of the living are in danger.

05.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17759 votes)
|
5.96 (96 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

06.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (54124 votes)
|
7.23 (246 reviews)

Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll.

07.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15512 votes)
|
6.52 (170 reviews)

A horrible massacre strikes up after an outcast teenage girl is taunted by a group of high school jocks, all of them unaware of her cutthroat telekinetic powers.

08.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (28778 votes)
|
8.22 (216 reviews)

A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

09.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (17442 votes)
|
6.61 (141 reviews)

A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.

10.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (14607 votes)
|
6.89 (116 reviews)

A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.

11.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (113306 votes)
|
7.4 (721 reviews)

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenagers of Elm Street. Only this time, they're out to get each other, too.

12.
Hell Baby
98 min | 2013 |
4.9 (8393 votes)
|
6.6 (65 reviews)

An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican's elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby.

13.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16749 votes)
|
7.57 (89 reviews)

A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.

14.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (9001 votes)
|
7.54 (108 reviews)

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

15.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (110375 votes)
|
8.23 (188 reviews)

When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.

16.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.4 (9838 votes)
|
8.03 (48 reviews)

A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.

17.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8440 votes)
|
9.13 (45 reviews)

After a string of bad luck, a debt collector has no other choice than to spend the night in a haunted temple, where he encounters a ravishing female ghost and later battles to save her soul from the control of a wicked tree demon.

18.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17495 votes)
|
7.72 (161 reviews)

A young man with an unusual connection to rats uses them at his own sociopathic will.

19.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (9502 votes)
|
7.54 (82 reviews)

A reporter is on the trail of a vampiric murderer who travels by plane.

20.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (14044 votes)
|
7.03 (53 reviews)

Eggs of the small but voracious alien creatures called Crites are left behind on earth and, after hatching, set their appetites on the small farm town of Grover's Bend.

21.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (32804 votes)
|
6.42 (252 reviews)

A group of thieves breaks into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself, who travels to New Orleans to find his nemesis' daughter, Mary Van Helsing.

22.
Leprechaun
92 min | 1993 |
4.8 (25138 votes)
|
6.32 (175 reviews)

An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.

23.
Vampire in Brooklyn
100 min | 1995 |
4.6 (22232 votes)
|
6.12 (68 reviews)

A ship docks in Brooklyn with all its crew dead, but someone gets off and the killing continues on land. A Caribbean vampire is searching for a specific woman, half-human half-vampire. Rita is the detective investigating the many killings.

24.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (35409 votes)
|
6.32 (297 reviews)

Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.

25.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.5 (11108 votes)
|
6.01 (42 reviews)

The tiny fur ball aliens that will eat anything or anyone set their sights on a Los Angeles apartment tower.

26.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (40648 votes)
|
7.5 (285 reviews)

Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.

27.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (68228 votes)
|
7.29 (431 reviews)

Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time, as the life of her own son hangs in the balance.

28.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (134054 votes)
|
7.29 (548 reviews)

Six years after students cheated death, another teen has a premonition she and her friends will be involved in an accident. When the vision proves true, the student and survivors deal with the repercussions of cheating the Grim Reaper.

29.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (11297 votes)
|
7.48 (108 reviews)

A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.

30.
Maniac Cop
85 min | 1988 |
6.0 (15309 votes)
|
7.48 (100 reviews)

A killer dressed in a police uniform begins murdering innocent people on the streets of New York City.

31.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (34179 votes)
|
6.77 (242 reviews)

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

32.
Nekromantik
71 min | 1987 |
5.0 (8838 votes)
|
6.46 (83 reviews)

A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him.

33.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (126996 votes)
|
8.54 (292 reviews)

Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.

34.
Lake Placid
82 min | 1999 |
5.7 (57909 votes)
|
7.14 (312 reviews)

Three people attempt to stop a gigantic crocodile, who is terrorizing residents in Black Lake, Maine.

35.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (45566 votes)
|
7.33 (346 reviews)

Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens on Halloween Eve and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

36.
Little Shop of Horrors
94 min | 1986 |
7.0 (68821 votes)
|
8.43 (172 reviews)

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

37.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9497 votes)
|
6.02 (101 reviews)

A group of teenagers fear for their lives in the swamps of Louisiana, chased by Mr. Jangles, a man possessed by 13 evil souls, and now relentless in his pursuit of new victims.

38.
Exorcist II: The Heretic
117 min | 1977 |
3.8 (23083 votes)
|
5.22 (213 reviews)

A teenage girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.

39.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.9 (26503 votes)
|
6.31 (269 reviews)

Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.

40.
Don't Let Go
103 min | 2019 |
6.3 (8292 votes)
|
7.71 (197 reviews)

After a man's family dies in what appears to be a murder, he gets a phone call from one of the dead, his niece. He's not sure if she's a ghost or if he's going mad, but as it turns out, he's not.

41.
Pumpkinhead
86 min | 1988 |
6.2 (21527 votes)
|
7.61 (164 reviews)

After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

42.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1994 |
3.3 (21000 votes)
|
4.7 (202 reviews)

A group of teenagers get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface (Robert Jacks) and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

43.
Frankenstein's Army
84 min | 2013 |
5.4 (8122 votes)
|
6.8 (85 reviews)

In the dying days of WWII, a battalion of Russian soldiers is lured into the secret lab of a deranged scientist and forced to face off against an army of horrific flesh-and-metal war machines.

44.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (17172 votes)
|
7.69 (87 reviews)

When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive.

45.
Them!
94 min | 1954 |
7.2 (20763 votes)
|
8.57 (187 reviews)

The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.

46.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (74947 votes)
|
7.97 (270 reviews)

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

47.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (13293 votes)
|
7.87 (92 reviews)

Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work.

48.
The Changeling
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (31757 votes)
|
8.56 (284 reviews)

After the death of his wife and daughter in a car crash, a music professor staying at an old mansion is dragged into a decades-old mystery by an inexplicable presence in the mansion's attic.

49.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (9763 votes)
|
7.46 (102 reviews)

A liquor store owner sells alcoholic beverages to homeless people, unaware of what the bottles actually contain: toxic brew.

50.
Psycho III
93 min | 1986 |
5.4 (13318 votes)
|
6.75 (109 reviews)

Norman Bates falls in love with a fallen nun who stays at the Bates Motel alongside a drifter and a curious reporter. Meanwhile, "Mother" is still watching.

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (132678 votes)
|
3.71 (936 reviews)

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

02.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
2.63 (84 reviews)

A young graduate student is tormented by a stalker who hacks into her electronic devices and monitors her every move.

03.
Midsommar
148 min | 2019 |
7.1 (239524 votes)
|
4.03 (3264 reviews)

A couple travels to Scandinavia to visit a rural hometown's fabled Swedish mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

04.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.61 (99 reviews)

A young couple grieving the recent death of their daughter move to the countryside where they are haunted by their tragedy and a sinister darkness.

05.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
134 min | 2020 |
6.6 (71745 votes)
|
3.84 (1111 reviews)

Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him, and herself.

06.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.3 (66 reviews)

Technology brings us closer. Or perhaps it brings strangers, a little too close. But how much can you really trust someone? With a new ride share service, you never know who you'll be getting in a car with. Or if you'll ever get out.

07.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.8 (249745 votes)
|
4.13 (3329 reviews)

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

08.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (201319 votes)
|
3.96 (2164 reviews)

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

09.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (93066 votes)
|
4.09 (502 reviews)

Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

10.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.7 (66718 votes)
|
4.52 (665 reviews)

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

11.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.7 (12493 votes)
|
3.69 (161 reviews)

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.

12.
The New Mutants
94 min | 2020 |
5.3 (62824 votes)
|
3.29 (1310 reviews)

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.

13.
Army of the Dead
148 min | 2021 |
5.8 (132796 votes)
|
3.8 (3659 reviews)

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

14.
The Witches
106 min | 2020 |
5.3 (30393 votes)
|
3.31 (877 reviews)

A young boy and his grandmother have a run-in with a coven of witches and their leader.

15.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.8 (31286 votes)
|
3.84 (345 reviews)

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

16.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (262649 votes)
|
4.49 (2094 reviews)

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

17.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (225882 votes)
|
4.4 (1203 reviews)

After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

18.
Nine Dead
98 min | 2009 |
5.5 (12475 votes)
|
3.63 (89 reviews)

Nine strangers are kidnapped and forced to figure out the connection they have to each other as one has to die every ten minutes.

19.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (87312 votes)
|
4.37 (884 reviews)

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

20.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (79657 votes)
|
4.98 (482 reviews)

Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.

21.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (47307 votes)
|
3.82 (222 reviews)

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.

22.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (388567 votes)
|
5.22 (1209 reviews)

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

23.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (380398 votes)
|
5.24 (2304 reviews)

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

24.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.8 (293658 votes)
|
5.07 (1987 reviews)

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

25.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.0 (58140 votes)
|
5.28 (440 reviews)

French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.

26.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.3 (120816 votes)
|
3.59 (2626 reviews)

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

27.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (10610 votes)
|
2.49 (204 reviews)

Six friends test their intelligence when an escape room they participate in takes a dark and twisted turn.

28.
Vivarium
97 min | 2019 |
5.8 (45533 votes)
|
4.11 (1087 reviews)

A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.

29.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.2 (87842 votes)
|
5.52 (260 reviews)

A controlling, manipulative father locks his three adult offspring in a state of perpetual childhood by keeping them prisoner within the sprawling family compound.

30.
Fear Street: Part One - 1994
107 min | 2021 |
6.2 (51183 votes)
|
4.53 (775 reviews)

A circle of teenage friends accidentally encounter the ancient evil responsible for a series of brutal murders that have plagued their town for over 300 years. Welcome to Shadyside.

31.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.6 (13641 votes)
|
4.95 (162 reviews)

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

32.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (68228 votes)
|
5.98 (290 reviews)

Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

33.
The Lie
97 min | 2018 |
5.8 (14035 votes)
|
4.19 (449 reviews)

A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences.

34.
Better Watch Out
89 min | 2016 |
6.5 (33744 votes)
|
4.9 (302 reviews)

On a quiet suburban street, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from intruders, only to discover it's far from a normal home invasion.

35.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (66140 votes)
|
3.92 (1378 reviews)

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

36.
Spontaneous
101 min | 2020 |
6.5 (8840 votes)
|
4.92 (171 reviews)

Get ready for the outrageous coming-of-age love story about growing up...and blowing up. When students in their school begin exploding (literally), seniors Mara and Dylan struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last.

37.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (466882 votes)
|
5.93 (3162 reviews)

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

38.
Timecrimes
92 min | 2007 |
7.2 (60674 votes)
|
5.63 (171 reviews)

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

39.
In Fabric
118 min | 2018 |
6.2 (9474 votes)
|
4.65 (144 reviews)

In Fabric is a haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.

40.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (706362 votes)
|
5.65 (1501 reviews)

Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.

41.
The Craft: Legacy
97 min | 2020 |
4.4 (9551 votes)
|
2.86 (384 reviews)

A group of high school students form a coven of witches.

42.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (34795 votes)
|
4.06 (789 reviews)

After the deaths of three children suspected to be killed by wolves, writer Russell Core is hired by the mother of a missing six-year-old boy to track down and locate her son in the Alaskan wilderness.

43.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (21728 votes)
|
3.47 (196 reviews)

A family relocates from the city to a dilapidated house in the country that was once a grand estate. As they begin renovations, they discover their new home harbors a secret and may not be completely free of its former inhabitant.

44.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (87531 votes)
|
3.39 (953 reviews)

A devoted father helps two stranded young women who knock on his door, but his kind gesture turns into a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.

45.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (121947 votes)
|
4.7 (838 reviews)

A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

46.
The First Purge
97 min | 2018 |
5.2 (58754 votes)
|
3.72 (612 reviews)

America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.

47.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (37690 votes)
|
4.63 (224 reviews)

A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

48.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.6 (75414 votes)
|
4.14 (606 reviews)

Five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

49.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (261335 votes)
|
5.84 (3359 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

50.
Under the Skin
108 min | 2013 |
6.3 (134290 votes)
|
4.85 (891 reviews)

A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.