Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (49849 votes)
|
6.55 (481 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 (12412 votes)
|
6.63 (83 reviews)

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

03.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (52236 votes)
|
7.42 (219 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 (35693 votes)
|
5.97 (348 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.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9208 votes)
|
7.6 (61 reviews)

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

06.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (25211 votes)
|
8.27 (200 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.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15398 votes)
|
6.51 (164 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.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13942 votes)
|
6.89 (110 reviews)

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

09.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (51671 votes)
|
7.18 (230 reviews)

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

10.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (16479 votes)
|
6.57 (117 reviews)

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

11.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (109471 votes)
|
7.46 (701 reviews)

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

12.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.4 (10826 votes)
|
6.15 (40 reviews)

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

13.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8440 votes)
|
9.19 (43 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.

14.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (8734 votes)
|
7.59 (103 reviews)

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

15.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.4 (9744 votes)
|
8.06 (47 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.

16.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16422 votes)
|
7.53 (81 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.

17.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (101579 votes)
|
8.22 (176 reviews)

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

18.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17379 votes)
|
7.72 (160 reviews)

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

19.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (13122 votes)
|
8.05 (89 reviews)

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

20.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (31933 votes)
|
6.81 (230 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 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (43024 votes)
|
7.39 (317 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?

22.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (31769 votes)
|
6.39 (247 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.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (129119 votes)
|
7.29 (534 reviews)

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

24.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (10553 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.

25.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (65417 votes)
|
7.28 (411 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.

26.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (19757 votes)
|
4.77 (187 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.

27.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17530 votes)
|
5.57 (93 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

28.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.9 (24770 votes)
|
6.37 (255 reviews)

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

29.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (9439 votes)
|
7.47 (77 reviews)

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

30.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (118340 votes)
|
8.55 (261 reviews)

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

31.
Brain Damage
84 min | 1988 |
6.6 (9451 votes)
|
8.05 (58 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.

32.
Errementari
98 min | 2017 |
6.4 (9118 votes)
|
7.84 (93 reviews)

A quiet village is thrown into turmoil upon disturbing a reclusive and feared blacksmith rumored to be in league with the devil.

33.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (16801 votes)
|
7.73 (79 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.

34.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (9902 votes)
|
7.33 (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.

35.
Maniac Cop
85 min | 1988 |
6.0 (13875 votes)
|
7.43 (96 reviews)

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

36.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (13638 votes)
|
6.92 (54 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.

37.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9497 votes)
|
6.02 (96 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.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (33173 votes)
|
6.22 (275 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.

39.
Hell Baby
98 min | 2013 |
4.9 (8393 votes)
|
6.32 (61 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.

40.
Lake Placid
82 min | 1999 |
5.7 (54404 votes)
|
7.11 (297 reviews)

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

41.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (37808 votes)
|
7.41 (258 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.

42.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (69118 votes)
|
8.0 (223 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.

43.
The Changeling
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (29669 votes)
|
8.59 (266 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 murder of a child by an inexplicable presence in the mansion's attic.

44.
Basket Case
91 min | 1982 |
6.2 (15964 votes)
|
7.59 (125 reviews)

A young man carrying a big basket that contains his extremely deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

45.
Psycho III
93 min | 1986 |
5.4 (12858 votes)
|
6.78 (104 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.

46.
Vampire's Kiss
92 min | 1988 |
6.0 (14068 votes)
|
7.38 (108 reviews)

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

47.
Idle Hands
92 min | 1999 |
6.2 (39261 votes)
|
7.58 (137 reviews)

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

48.
Night of the Demons
90 min | 1988 |
6.2 (13470 votes)
|
7.58 (139 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.

49.
Scream
111 min | 1996 |
7.2 (281654 votes)
|
8.57 (764 reviews)

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

50.
Jacob's Ladder
113 min | 1990 |
7.5 (97397 votes)
|
8.86 (326 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.

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (118818 votes)
|
3.72 (790 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 (183972 votes)
|
4.13 (2633 reviews)

A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled 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.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
134 min | 2020 |
6.7 (44187 votes)
|
3.85 (816 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.

04.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (186799 votes)
|
3.81 (2010 reviews)

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

05.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.63 (97 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.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (214699 votes)
|
4.16 (3018 reviews)

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

07.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.4 (62 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.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.17 (80 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 (89451 votes)
|
4.19 (481 reviews)

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

10.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (58704 votes)
|
4.46 (597 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.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.8 (26765 votes)
|
3.72 (290 reviews)

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

12.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.9 (11441 votes)
|
3.86 (157 reviews)

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

13.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (46585 votes)
|
3.62 (216 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.

14.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (218438 votes)
|
4.35 (1169 reviews)

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

15.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (370052 votes)
|
5.09 (1119 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.

16.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (75636 votes)
|
4.89 (443 reviews)

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

17.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (250041 votes)
|
4.5 (2005 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.

18.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (82082 votes)
|
4.38 (824 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.

19.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (369288 votes)
|
5.22 (2242 reviews)

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

20.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (8721 votes)
|
2.48 (162 reviews)

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

21.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.3 (114033 votes)
|
3.6 (2502 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.

22.
Vivarium
97 min | 2019 |
5.8 (31995 votes)
|
4.12 (840 reviews)

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

23.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (77729 votes)
|
3.23 (708 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.

24.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (48180 votes)
|
3.87 (973 reviews)

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

25.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (63488 votes)
|
5.97 (277 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 (274298 votes)
|
5.18 (1874 reviews)

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

27.
Nine Dead
98 min | 2009 |
5.5 (12327 votes)
|
3.88 (78 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.

28.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (677738 votes)
|
5.59 (1436 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 in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.

29.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (396346 votes)
|
5.92 (2893 reviews)

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

30.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (116504 votes)
|
4.64 (789 reviews)

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

31.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (20870 votes)
|
3.44 (186 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.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.3 (80654 votes)
|
5.76 (238 reviews)

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

33.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (16723 votes)
|
4.57 (100 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.

34.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.7 (73350 votes)
|
4.18 (597 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.

35.
The First Purge
97 min | 2018 |
5.2 (53298 votes)
|
3.69 (589 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.

36.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (32432 votes)
|
4.09 (748 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.

37.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (227021 votes)
|
5.8 (3108 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

38.
Into the Forest
101 min | 2015 |
5.8 (18104 votes)
|
4.32 (203 reviews)

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

39.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.1 (48960 votes)
|
5.62 (367 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.

40.
Pi
84 min | 1998 |
7.4 (168326 votes)
|
5.95 (452 reviews)

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

41.
The New Mutants
94 min | 2020 |
5.5 (12829 votes)
|
4.06 (411 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.

42.
Cam
94 min | 2018 |
5.9 (25350 votes)
|
4.47 (279 reviews)

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

43.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (199404 votes)
|
4.27 (727 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.

44.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.3 (36000 votes)
|
3.89 (752 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.

45.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (35795 votes)
|
4.69 (207 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.

46.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (11978 votes)
|
5.13 (148 reviews)

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

47.
Under the Skin
108 min | 2013 |
6.3 (127319 votes)
|
4.95 (827 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.

48.
The Lighthouse
109 min | 2019 |
7.5 (127870 votes)
|
6.17 (1093 reviews)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

49.
Amusement
85 min | 2008 |
4.9 (11066 votes)
|
3.57 (81 reviews)

Three women are stalked by a killer with a grudge that extends back to the girls' childhoods.

50.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (36885 votes)
|
5.47 (229 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.