Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (48007 votes)
|
6.53 (472 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 (34530 votes)
|
6.04 (332 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.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.7 (15374 votes)
|
6.73 (97 reviews)

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

04.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (50971 votes)
|
7.4 (215 reviews)

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

05.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (14913 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.

06.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (11841 votes)
|
6.47 (80 reviews)

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

07.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (23295 votes)
|
8.26 (180 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.

08.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9080 votes)
|
7.54 (59 reviews)

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

09.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (15891 votes)
|
7.71 (77 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.

10.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13109 votes)
|
6.9 (106 reviews)

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

11.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (49847 votes)
|
7.17 (219 reviews)

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

12.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (106242 votes)
|
7.47 (672 reviews)

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

13.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (8322 votes)
|
7.65 (90 reviews)

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

14.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8262 votes)
|
9.24 (40 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.

15.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (96982 votes)
|
8.32 (162 reviews)

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

16.
Brain Damage
84 min | 1988 |
6.6 (8345 votes)
|
8.28 (49 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.

17.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.4 (10412 votes)
|
6.07 (37 reviews)

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

18.
Vampire's Kiss
92 min | 1988 |
6.0 (12953 votes)
|
7.66 (97 reviews)

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

19.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17056 votes)
|
7.73 (158 reviews)

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

20.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (29866 votes)
|
6.91 (211 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.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (23919 votes)
|
6.39 (245 reviews)

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

22.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (12437 votes)
|
8.08 (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 (31002 votes)
|
6.38 (239 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.
Chained
94 min | 2012 |
6.4 (15581 votes)
|
7.96 (73 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.

25.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.7 (63146 votes)
|
7.26 (389 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.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (62561 votes)
|
8.13 (184 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.

27.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (8046 votes)
|
7.63 (84 reviews)

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

28.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.5 (8902 votes)
|
8.03 (45 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.

29.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (31084 votes)
|
6.32 (250 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.

30.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (124371 votes)
|
7.31 (518 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.

31.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (9876 votes)
|
7.51 (98 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.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (13098 votes)
|
7.0 (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.

33.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (18808 votes)
|
4.79 (178 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.

34.
Warlock
90 min | 1989 |
6.2 (14130 votes)
|
7.68 (55 reviews)

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

35.
Night of the Demons
90 min | 1988 |
6.2 (12364 votes)
|
7.68 (130 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.

36.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (8997 votes)
|
7.47 (73 reviews)

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

37.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (111978 votes)
|
8.56 (231 reviews)

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

38.
Child's Play 2
84 min | 1990 |
5.8 (42286 votes)
|
7.25 (164 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.

39.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17208 votes)
|
5.55 (90 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

40.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (16173 votes)
|
7.75 (72 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.

41.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (9420 votes)
|
7.35 (57 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.

42.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9351 votes)
|
6.05 (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.

43.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (35346 votes)
|
7.43 (238 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 Changeling
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (27748 votes)
|
8.62 (243 reviews)

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

45.
Flight of the Living Dead
94 min | 2007 |
5.2 (8708 votes)
|
6.61 (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...

46.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (41012 votes)
|
7.31 (291 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?

47.
Kill Command
99 min | 2016 |
5.7 (12314 votes)
|
7.11 (82 reviews)

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

48.
Scream 3
116 min | 2000 |
5.5 (117946 votes)
|
6.91 (516 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.

49.
The Return of the Living Dead
91 min | 1985 |
7.3 (51189 votes)
|
8.7 (247 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.

50.
Them!
94 min | 1954 |
7.2 (18600 votes)
|
8.59 (161 reviews)

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

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (100946 votes)
|
3.68 (604 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
147 min | 2019 |
7.2 (103064 votes)
|
4.28 (1623 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.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (171932 votes)
|
3.86 (1833 reviews)

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

04.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.7 (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.

05.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (177171 votes)
|
4.2 (2713 reviews)

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

06.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.41 (60 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.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.23 (77 reviews)

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

08.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.5 (86164 votes)
|
4.05 (462 reviews)

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

09.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
6.0 (12403 votes)
|
3.81 (141 reviews)

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

10.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.9 (20465 votes)
|
3.72 (245 reviews)

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

11.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (49171 votes)
|
4.68 (517 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 Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (350970 votes)
|
5.0 (1014 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.

13.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (212455 votes)
|
4.36 (1146 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 (237547 votes)
|
4.49 (1896 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.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (34925 votes)
|
3.6 (751 reviews)

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

16.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (72417 votes)
|
4.92 (407 reviews)

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

17.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (72413 votes)
|
3.04 (620 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.

18.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (9374 votes)
|
4.66 (129 reviews)

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

19.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (359172 votes)
|
5.19 (2188 reviews)

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

20.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (45407 votes)
|
3.81 (206 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.

21.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (651519 votes)
|
5.45 (1384 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.

22.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (105989 votes)
|
3.65 (2387 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.

23.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.9 (250425 votes)
|
5.2 (1729 reviews)

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

24.
It Comes At Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (74870 votes)
|
4.5 (732 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.

25.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (20386 votes)
|
3.31 (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.

26.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (59222 votes)
|
5.91 (261 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.

27.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (16005 votes)
|
4.48 (91 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 (112923 votes)
|
4.59 (761 reviews)

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

29.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.7 (71351 votes)
|
4.09 (581 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.

30.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (33117 votes)
|
4.54 (194 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.

31.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (347569 votes)
|
5.95 (2621 reviews)

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

32.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.3 (29740 votes)
|
3.77 (655 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.

33.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (35441 votes)
|
5.27 (217 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.
The House That Jack Built
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (46320 votes)
|
5.27 (321 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.

35.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (189966 votes)
|
5.79 (2790 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

36.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (29623 votes)
|
4.14 (710 reviews)

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

37.
Better Watch Out
89 min | 2016 |
6.5 (25739 votes)
|
5.04 (189 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.

38.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (190655 votes)
|
4.25 (679 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.

39.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.1 (37130 votes)
|
5.66 (289 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.
Cam
94 min | 2018 |
5.9 (20805 votes)
|
4.46 (243 reviews)

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

41.
Pi
84 min | 1998 |
7.4 (163496 votes)
|
5.98 (436 reviews)

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

42.
House of 1000 Corpses
89 min | 2003 |
6.1 (72694 votes)
|
4.7 (652 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.

43.
The Forgotten
91 min | 2004 |
5.8 (62496 votes)
|
4.41 (356 reviews)

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

44.
Grave Encounters 2
95 min | 2012 |
5.1 (21577 votes)
|
3.73 (112 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.

45.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.3 (73159 votes)
|
5.94 (220 reviews)

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

46.
The Killer Inside Me
109 min | 2010 |
6.1 (32216 votes)
|
4.74 (166 reviews)

A West Texas Deputy Sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

47.
Life
104 min | 2017 |
6.6 (191496 votes)
|
5.27 (953 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.

48.
The First Purge
98 min | 2018 |
5.1 (46553 votes)
|
3.77 (547 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 Hitcher
84 min | 2007 |
5.6 (39373 votes)
|
4.29 (272 reviews)

A serial killer pins his crimes on two college students who gave him a ride.

50.
Apostle
130 min | 2018 |
6.3 (35418 votes)
|
5.0 (386 reviews)

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