Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.1 (57114 votes)
|
7.62 (156 reviews)

The Mystery Inc. gang must save Coolsville from an attack of their past monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to take down the gang.

02.
Jason X
92 min | 2001 |
4.4 (56234 votes)
|
6.46 (515 reviews)

Jason Voorhees is cryogenically frozen at the beginning of the 21st century, and is discovered in the 25th century and taken to space. He gets thawed, and begins stalking and killing the crew of the spaceship that's transporting him.

03.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
79 min | 1957 |
3.9 (38541 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.

04.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (13761 votes)
|
6.57 (89 reviews)

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

05.
Ernest Scared Stupid
91 min | 1991 |
5.7 (11627 votes)
|
7.58 (42 reviews)

Ernest accidentally unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri.

06.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.5 (57291 votes)
|
7.36 (226 reviews)

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

07.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (18421 votes)
|
5.96 (96 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

08.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (16626 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.

09.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (31737 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.

10.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (18445 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.

11.
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.

12.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.5 (58353 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.

13.
The Witches
91 min | 1990 |
6.8 (49628 votes)
|
8.52 (162 reviews)

A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

14.
Dara of Jasenovac
130 min | 2020 |
8.2 (80872 votes)
|
9.91 (877 reviews)

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

15.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (119126 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.

16.
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.

17.
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.

18.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (9810 votes)
|
7.54 (108 reviews)

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

19.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (117262 votes)
|
8.23 (188 reviews)

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

20.
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.

21.
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.

22.
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.

23.
Leprechaun
92 min | 1993 |
4.7 (27019 votes)
|
6.32 (175 reviews)

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

24.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.7 (38700 votes)
|
6.32 (297 reviews)

Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis, who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees, is sent to a secluded halfway house in the countryside, where the killing of a young man triggers a brutal series of murders in the area.

25.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.2 (37269 votes)
|
6.77 (242 reviews)

Jason Voorhees is accidentally freed from his watery prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

26.
Nekromantik
71 min | 1988 |
4.9 (9531 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.

27.
Return to Oz
113 min | 1985 |
6.7 (27403 votes)
|
8.25 (182 reviews)

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

28.
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.

29.
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.

30.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.8 (51591 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?

31.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (33944 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.

32.
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.

33.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (28273 votes)
|
6.31 (269 reviews)

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

34.
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.

35.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (44953 votes)
|
7.5 (285 reviews)

Tommy Jarvis exhumes Jason Voorhees to cremate his corpse, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can stop him.

36.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (73876 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.

37.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (141480 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.

38.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (12924 votes)
|
7.48 (108 reviews)

A pet baby alligator is flushed down a toilet and survives in the city sewers. 12 years later, it grows to an enormous size thanks to a diet of discarded laboratory dogs injected with growth hormones. Now, humans have entered the menu.

39.
Maniac Cop
85 min | 1988 |
6.0 (17286 votes)
|
7.48 (100 reviews)

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

40.
Shutter
97 min | 2004 |
7.0 (44924 votes)
|
8.44 (141 reviews)

A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.

41.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (137221 votes)
|
8.54 (292 reviews)

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

42.
Lake Placid
82 min | 1999 |
5.7 (61286 votes)
|
7.14 (312 reviews)

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

43.
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers
80 min | 1988 |
5.5 (11918 votes)
|
6.94 (110 reviews)

Angela, supposedly reformed and living under an assumed surname, is working at a summer camp. However, when the campers start misbehaving, she soon reverts to her old ways.

44.
Friday the 13th Part III
95 min | 1982 |
5.6 (53622 votes)
|
7.03 (324 reviews)

Jason Voorhees stalks a group of friends who's just arrived to spend the weekend at a cabin near Crystal Lake.

45.
Brainscan
96 min | 1994 |
6.0 (11668 votes)
|
7.43 (80 reviews)

A teenager is part of an interactive video game where he kills innocent victims. Later, the murders become real.

46.
The Crow: City of Angels
84 min | 1996 |
4.6 (20416 votes)
|
6.03 (113 reviews)

The spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

47.
Fright Night
106 min | 1985 |
7.0 (69486 votes)
|
8.43 (269 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.

48.
Jacob's Ladder
113 min | 1990 |
7.4 (107653 votes)
|
8.82 (348 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.

49.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (10253 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.

50.
Exorcist II: The Heretic
117 min | 1977 |
3.8 (24700 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.

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (151461 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 (300783 votes)
|
4.03 (3264 reviews)

A couple travels to Northern Europe 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.
The Green Knight
130 min | 2021 |
6.6 (96452 votes)
|
3.58 (907 reviews)

A fantasy retelling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

05.
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.

06.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
134 min | 2020 |
6.6 (84043 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.

07.
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.

08.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.8 (284806 votes)
|
4.13 (3329 reviews)

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

09.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (221687 votes)
|
3.96 (2164 reviews)

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

10.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.5 (97027 votes)
|
4.09 (502 reviews)

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

11.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.7 (75781 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.

12.
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.

13.
The New Mutants
94 min | 2020 |
5.3 (77374 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.

14.
The Witches
106 min | 2020 |
5.3 (39734 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 (35502 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 (278278 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 (237577 votes)
|
4.4 (1203 reviews)

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

18.
Army of the Dead
148 min | 2021 |
5.7 (169962 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.

19.
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.

20.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (93138 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.

21.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (412265 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.

22.
What Lies Below
87 min | 2020 |
4.3 (8208 votes)
|
2.54 (325 reviews)

A 16-year-old girl returns home from camp and learns that her mother has a new boyfriend, one she intends to marry. A man whose charm, intelligence and beauty make him look like he's not human at all.

23.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (396107 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 (320397 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.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.7 (84656 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.

26.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.3 (129846 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 (12458 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 (57368 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 (95192 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.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.5 (48877 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.

31.
Fear Street: Part One - 1994
107 min | 2021 |
6.2 (78253 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.

32.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.6 (15907 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.

33.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
6.9 (67053 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.

34.
The Occupant
103 min | 2020 |
6.4 (17553 votes)
|
4.78 (165 reviews)

Javier Muñoz, once a successful executive, makes the fateful decision to leave his home, which he and his family can no longer afford.

35.
The Lie
97 min | 2018 |
5.8 (16905 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.

36.
Better Watch Out
89 min | 2016 |
6.5 (38200 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.

37.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (515401 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.
The Oxford Murders
108 min | 2008 |
6.1 (29243 votes)
|
4.54 (101 reviews)

At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

39.
Where the Wild Things Are
101 min | 2009 |
6.7 (105004 votes)
|
5.15 (404 reviews)

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

40.
In Fabric
118 min | 2018 |
6.2 (11599 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.

41.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (746932 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.

42.
The Craft: Legacy
97 min | 2020 |
4.4 (13169 votes)
|
2.86 (384 reviews)

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

43.
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.

44.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (22896 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.

45.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.5 (74283 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.

46.
Old
108 min | 2021 |
5.8 (113114 votes)
|
4.28 (679 reviews)

A vacationing family discovers that the secluded beach where they're relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly, reducing their entire lives into a single day.

47.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (93827 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.

48.
The First Purge
97 min | 2018 |
5.2 (63666 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.

49.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.4 (77200 votes)
|
3.92 (1378 reviews)

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

50.
Spontaneous
101 min | 2020 |
6.4 (13976 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.