Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
92 min | 2001 |
4.4 (51756 votes)
|
6.47 (504 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 (12864 votes)
|
6.64 (86 reviews)

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

03.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (53210 votes)
|
7.36 (220 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 (36739 votes)
|
5.9 (363 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.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (17216 votes)
|
6.64 (133 reviews)

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

06.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (26821 votes)
|
8.23 (210 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.

07.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (53298 votes)
|
7.19 (234 reviews)

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

08.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17759 votes)
|
5.88 (95 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

09.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (112224 votes)
|
7.43 (712 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.

10.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15512 votes)
|
6.43 (168 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.

11.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (14607 votes)
|
6.8 (114 reviews)

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

12.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.5 (11108 votes)
|
6.18 (41 reviews)

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

13.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16749 votes)
|
7.57 (86 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)
|
7.56 (106 reviews)

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

15.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8440 votes)
|
9.16 (44 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.

16.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (107519 votes)
|
8.24 (185 reviews)

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

17.
Dara of Jasenovac
130 min | 2020 |
8.3 (34686 votes)
|
9.92 (867 reviews)

Follows the story of a young girl named Dara who is sent to a concentration camp in Croatia during World War 2.

18.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17495 votes)
|
7.71 (159 reviews)

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

19.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (14044 votes)
|
7.05 (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.

20.
Vampire in Brooklyn
100 min | 1995 |
4.6 (22232 votes)
|
6.15 (66 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.

21.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.4 (9838 votes)
|
7.93 (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.

22.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (32432 votes)
|
6.43 (251 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.

23.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (25978 votes)
|
6.32 (261 reviews)

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

24.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (9502 votes)
|
7.52 (80 reviews)

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

25.
Nekromantik
71 min | 1987 |
5.0 (8649 votes)
|
6.49 (82 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.

26.
Leprechaun
92 min | 1993 |
4.8 (24623 votes)
|
6.29 (171 reviews)

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

27.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (67366 votes)
|
7.29 (427 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.
Hell Baby
98 min | 2013 |
4.9 (8393 votes)
|
6.39 (63 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.

29.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (33537 votes)
|
6.78 (238 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.

30.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (132767 votes)
|
7.28 (539 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.

31.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (10694 votes)
|
7.48 (107 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.

32.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (17172 votes)
|
7.78 (82 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.

33.
Maniac Cop
85 min | 1988 |
6.0 (14868 votes)
|
7.47 (97 reviews)

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

34.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (34753 votes)
|
6.25 (290 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.

35.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (39801 votes)
|
7.44 (275 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.

36.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (123603 votes)
|
8.54 (278 reviews)

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

37.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (10197 votes)
|
7.34 (58 reviews)

When an archaeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a near-by town begin to disappear, leading to further inexplicable occurrences.

38.
Little Shop of Horrors
94 min | 1986 |
7.0 (67552 votes)
|
8.44 (163 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.

39.
Frankenstein's Army
84 min | 2013 |
5.4 (8122 votes)
|
6.83 (83 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.

40.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9422 votes)
|
7.13 (66 reviews)

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

41.
Lake Placid
82 min | 1999 |
5.7 (55909 votes)
|
7.13 (304 reviews)

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

42.
Exorcist II: The Heretic
117 min | 1977 |
3.8 (22399 votes)
|
5.21 (208 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.

43.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (8991 votes)
|
7.5 (96 reviews)

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

44.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (72624 votes)
|
8.0 (236 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.

45.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (44496 votes)
|
7.3 (334 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.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9497 votes)
|
6.0 (99 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.

47.
The Changeling
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (31060 votes)
|
8.59 (277 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.

48.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (13293 votes)
|
7.88 (90 reviews)

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

49.
Child's Play 2
84 min | 1990 |
5.9 (46380 votes)
|
7.27 (192 reviews)

While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

50.
Idle Hands
92 min | 1999 |
6.2 (40421 votes)
|
7.57 (139 reviews)

A teenage slacker's right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent.

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (129994 votes)
|
3.74 (883 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.
Midsommar
148 min | 2019 |
7.1 (220334 votes)
|
3.97 (2964 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.

03.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.59 (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.

04.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (196764 votes)
|
3.83 (2096 reviews)

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

05.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.25 (64 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.

06.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
134 min | 2020 |
6.6 (69128 votes)
|
3.86 (1056 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.

07.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.8 (242346 votes)
|
4.15 (3199 reviews)

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

08.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.09 (84 reviews)

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

09.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (92175 votes)
|
4.13 (495 reviews)

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

10.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.7 (65019 votes)
|
4.4 (641 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 New Mutants
94 min | 2020 |
5.3 (56916 votes)
|
3.28 (1204 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.

12.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.8 (30518 votes)
|
3.85 (333 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 (223394 votes)
|
4.36 (1185 reviews)

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

14.
The Witches
106 min | 2020 |
5.3 (28280 votes)
|
3.37 (822 reviews)

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

15.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.7 (12493 votes)
|
3.8 (162 reviews)

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

16.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (259650 votes)
|
4.51 (2054 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.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (383528 votes)
|
5.13 (1171 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.

18.
Nine Dead
98 min | 2009 |
5.5 (12475 votes)
|
3.64 (83 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.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (47307 votes)
|
3.78 (220 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.

20.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (78506 votes)
|
4.99 (466 reviews)

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

21.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (377315 votes)
|
5.22 (2280 reviews)

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

22.
Vivarium
97 min | 2019 |
5.8 (43555 votes)
|
4.02 (1045 reviews)

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

23.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (86062 votes)
|
4.43 (855 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.

24.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.3 (118707 votes)
|
3.58 (2568 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.

25.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (67009 votes)
|
5.91 (283 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.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.8 (288891 votes)
|
5.11 (1947 reviews)

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

27.
Into the Forest
101 min | 2015 |
5.8 (19012 votes)
|
4.13 (220 reviews)

After a massive power outage, two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home.

28.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (9695 votes)
|
2.53 (183 reviews)

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

29.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (60015 votes)
|
3.86 (1128 reviews)

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

30.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.2 (86355 votes)
|
5.59 (251 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.

31.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (21471 votes)
|
3.39 (191 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.

32.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.0 (56342 votes)
|
5.39 (415 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.

33.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (427276 votes)
|
5.89 (2981 reviews)

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

34.
The Lie
97 min | 2018 |
5.8 (13233 votes)
|
4.22 (406 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.

35.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (17015 votes)
|
4.53 (108 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.

36.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (698869 votes)
|
5.63 (1476 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.

37.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (120024 votes)
|
4.65 (808 reviews)

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

38.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (86422 votes)
|
3.36 (927 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.

39.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (33600 votes)
|
4.09 (772 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.

40.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (253380 votes)
|
5.8 (3266 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

41.
The First Purge
97 min | 2018 |
5.2 (56747 votes)
|
3.72 (606 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.

42.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.6 (74775 votes)
|
4.13 (603 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.

43.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (37187 votes)
|
4.64 (215 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.

44.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.6 (13298 votes)
|
5.14 (155 reviews)

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

45.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (38128 votes)
|
5.34 (239 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.

46.
The Craft: Legacy
97 min | 2020 |
4.4 (8558 votes)
|
2.94 (336 reviews)

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

47.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (205977 votes)
|
4.25 (761 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.

48.
In Fabric
118 min | 2018 |
6.2 (9474 votes)
|
4.76 (140 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.

49.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.3 (39653 votes)
|
3.87 (784 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.

50.
Irreversible
97 min | 2002 |
7.4 (123383 votes)
|
5.98 (584 reviews)

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.