Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (47421 votes)
|
6.56 (456 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.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
79 min | 1959 |
4.0 (34223 votes)
|
6.03 (328 reviews)

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

03.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (50550 votes)
|
7.42 (212 reviews)

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

04.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.6 (8749 votes)
|
7.57 (56 reviews)

On a trip to a Mexican border town, three college friends stumble upon a human-sacrifice cult.

05.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.3 (22693 votes)
|
8.23 (175 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.

06.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (14778 votes)
|
6.58 (157 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.

07.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (15138 votes)
|
6.68 (96 reviews)

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

08.
Haunter - Jenseits des Todes
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (15701 votes)
|
7.76 (73 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.

09.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (11675 votes)
|
6.44 (79 reviews)

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

10.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.5 (95733 votes)
|
8.32 (156 reviews)

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

11.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (105073 votes)
|
7.51 (658 reviews)

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

12.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (12847 votes)
|
6.91 (103 reviews)

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

13.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (49236 votes)
|
7.2 (213 reviews)

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

14.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.4 (10264 votes)
|
6.18 (37 reviews)

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

15.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (8058 votes)
|
7.64 (89 reviews)

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

16.
Vampire's Kiss
92 min | 1988 |
5.9 (12275 votes)
|
7.63 (96 reviews)

After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he's turning into a vampire.

17.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (16905 votes)
|
7.72 (158 reviews)

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

18.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (23678 votes)
|
6.42 (244 reviews)

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

19.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
5.9 (9699 votes)
|
7.51 (96 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.

20.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (29220 votes)
|
6.89 (203 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.

21.
Halloween: H20
86 min | 1998 |
5.7 (62059 votes)
|
7.29 (382 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.

22.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (12008 votes)
|
8.09 (81 reviews)

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

23.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.8 (30707 votes)
|
6.37 (236 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.

24.
Brain Damage
84 min | 1988 |
6.7 (8030 votes)
|
8.25 (47 reviews)

One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return.

25.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1994 |
3.3 (18513 votes)
|
4.85 (174 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 and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

26.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (30423 votes)
|
6.34 (242 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.

27.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (8046 votes)
|
7.63 (81 reviews)

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

28.
Night of the Demons
90 min | 1988 |
6.2 (12077 votes)
|
7.71 (129 reviews)

Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.

29.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (122848 votes)
|
7.31 (515 reviews)

A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.

30.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (110169 votes)
|
8.6 (224 reviews)

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

31.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (9174 votes)
|
7.39 (53 reviews)

When an archeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further unexplainable occurrences.

32.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (60841 votes)
|
8.09 (176 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.

33.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (12925 votes)
|
6.98 (49 reviews)

Eggs of the small, furry alien carnivores are left behind on Earth and, after hatching, again set their appetites on the town of Grover's Bend.

34.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.5 (8902 votes)
|
7.98 (44 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.

35.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (8657 votes)
|
7.47 (73 reviews)

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

36.
Das Grauen
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (27234 votes)
|
8.67 (236 reviews)

A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre.

37.
Warlock
90 min | 1989 |
6.2 (13958 votes)
|
7.67 (55 reviews)

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.

38.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17091 votes)
|
5.55 (90 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

39.
Scream 3
116 min | 2000 |
5.5 (116336 votes)
|
6.95 (510 reviews)

While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, another Ghostface killer rises to terrorize them.

40.
Shocker
109 min | 1989 |
5.5 (13832 votes)
|
6.95 (66 reviews)

After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

41.
Flight of the Living Dead
94 min | 2007 |
5.2 (8708 votes)
|
6.64 (99 reviews)

A fellow scientist accidentally escapes containment aboard a plane during turbulence. After she is gunned down by a security guard, she reanimates as a zombie, killing and infecting several...

42.
Chained
94 min | 2012 |
6.4 (15044 votes)
|
7.84 (70 reviews)

A young man held prisoner by a cab-driving serial killer must make a life or death choice between following in his captor's footsteps or breaking free.

43.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (34516 votes)
|
7.42 (231 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.

44.
The Return of the Living Dead
91 min | 1985 |
7.3 (50354 votes)
|
8.72 (242 reviews)

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

45.
Halloween: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (40163 votes)
|
7.32 (281 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?

46.
Kill Command
99 min | 2016 |
5.7 (12094 votes)
|
7.11 (80 reviews)

Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines.

47.
Jacob's Ladder
113 min | 1990 |
7.5 (92279 votes)
|
8.91 (299 reviews)

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

48.
Fright Night
106 min | 1985 |
7.1 (54892 votes)
|
8.51 (227 reviews)

A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.

49.
Night of the Comet
95 min | 1984 |
6.4 (16917 votes)
|
7.8 (150 reviews)

A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls fighting against cannibal zombies and a sinister group of scientists.

50.
Vampire in Brooklyn
100 min | 1995 |
4.5 (20219 votes)
|
5.89 (46 reviews)

A ship sails into Brooklyn with all its crew dead. But something gets off and the killing continues on land. The vampire is looking for a specific woman - half-human, half-vampire. Rita's the cop detective investigating the many killings.

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
2.73 (75 reviews)

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

02.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.2 (59 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.

03.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (165958 votes)
|
3.87 (1747 reviews)

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

04.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (153927 votes)
|
4.18 (2488 reviews)

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

05.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (45008 votes)
|
4.4 (471 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.

06.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
4.06 (96 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.

07.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.5 (85004 votes)
|
4.17 (450 reviews)

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

08.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (338412 votes)
|
4.85 (1000 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.

09.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
6.0 (11506 votes)
|
3.88 (132 reviews)

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

10.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (26676 votes)
|
3.39 (577 reviews)

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

11.
Better Watch Out
89 min | 2016 |
6.5 (23433 votes)
|
4.46 (155 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.

12.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.9 (16733 votes)
|
3.97 (188 reviews)

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

13.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (210492 votes)
|
4.38 (1132 reviews)

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

14.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (233276 votes)
|
4.48 (1860 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.

15.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (71421 votes)
|
4.97 (397 reviews)

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

16.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (355850 votes)
|
5.2 (2173 reviews)

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

17.
Cam
94 min | 2018 |
5.9 (19515 votes)
|
4.12 (232 reviews)

Alice, an ambitious camgirl, wakes up one day to discover she's been replaced on her show with an exact replica of herself.

18.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (70812 votes)
|
3.13 (600 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.

19.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (644225 votes)
|
5.44 (1379 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.

20.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (102832 votes)
|
3.67 (2332 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.

21.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.9 (241640 votes)
|
5.17 (1671 reviews)

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

22.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (20239 votes)
|
3.3 (180 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.

23.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.5 (44895 votes)
|
3.81 (198 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.

24.
The House That Jack Built
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (42364 votes)
|
5.11 (299 reviews)

The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

25.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (58060 votes)
|
5.92 (256 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.

26.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (71700 votes)
|
4.53 (686 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.

27.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (15413 votes)
|
4.48 (90 reviews)

A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems.

28.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (111881 votes)
|
4.61 (757 reviews)

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

29.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (28406 votes)
|
4.02 (695 reviews)

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

30.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (8076 votes)
|
4.93 (120 reviews)

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

31.
Unforgettable
100 min | 2017 |
5.1 (11405 votes)
|
3.55 (96 reviews)

A woman sets out to make life a living hell for her ex-husband's new fiancée.

32.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (175709 votes)
|
5.75 (2677 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

33.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (35043 votes)
|
5.26 (212 reviews)

Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.

34.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (327829 votes)
|
5.97 (2535 reviews)

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

35.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.6 (70844 votes)
|
4.07 (575 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.

36.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (32001 votes)
|
4.59 (182 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.

37.
The Witch
92 min | 2015 |
6.8 (163289 votes)
|
5.32 (766 reviews)

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

38.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.1 (32034 votes)
|
5.63 (246 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.

39.
Apostle
130 min | 2018 |
6.3 (33262 votes)
|
4.84 (369 reviews)

In 1905, a drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island.

40.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (187667 votes)
|
4.27 (660 reviews)

A wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

41.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.2 (27077 votes)
|
3.77 (626 reviews)

When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, 16-year old Ally Andrews (Kiernan Shipka), who lost her hearing at 13, and her family seek refuge in a remote haven.

42.
The Forgotten
91 min | 2004 |
5.8 (62265 votes)
|
4.4 (356 reviews)

After being told that their children never existed, a man and woman soon discover there is a much bigger enemy at work.

43.
Pi
84 min | 1998 |
7.4 (162242 votes)
|
6.01 (436 reviews)

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.

44.
Under the Skin
108 min | 2013 |
6.3 (116095 votes)
|
4.93 (745 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.

45.
Life
104 min | 2017 |
6.6 (187907 votes)
|
5.23 (926 reviews)

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.

46.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.3 (71253 votes)
|
5.94 (216 reviews)

Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.

47.
Willow Creek
80 min | 2013 |
5.1 (9627 votes)
|
3.76 (119 reviews)

Jim and his girlfriend Kelly are visiting the infamous Willow Creek, the alleged home of the original Bigfoot legend - the tale of huge ape like creatures that roam the forests of North ...

48.
House of 1000 Corpses
89 min | 2003 |
6.1 (71382 votes)
|
4.77 (640 reviews)

Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

49.
The Purge: Election Year
108 min | 2016 |
6.0 (82305 votes)
|
4.67 (223 reviews)

Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

50.
Grave Encounters 2
95 min | 2012 |
5.2 (20905 votes)
|
3.88 (111 reviews)

A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.