Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (48418 votes)
|
6.48 (475 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.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.7 (15583 votes)
|
6.73 (100 reviews)

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

03.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
79 min | 1959 |
4.0 (34797 votes)
|
6.0 (341 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.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (51279 votes)
|
7.39 (216 reviews)

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

05.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9208 votes)
|
7.58 (60 reviews)

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

06.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (11938 votes)
|
6.47 (81 reviews)

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

07.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15005 votes)
|
6.54 (159 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.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (23624 votes)
|
8.22 (185 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.

09.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16004 votes)
|
7.72 (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.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (50193 votes)
|
7.2 (220 reviews)

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

11.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.4 (10514 votes)
|
6.18 (38 reviews)

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

12.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13262 votes)
|
6.87 (108 reviews)

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

13.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8346 votes)
|
9.26 (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.

14.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (106855 votes)
|
7.45 (679 reviews)

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

15.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (8385 votes)
|
7.64 (92 reviews)

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

16.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (98027 votes)
|
8.3 (167 reviews)

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

17.
Brain Damage
84 min | 1988 |
6.6 (8534 votes)
|
8.29 (50 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.

18.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17133 votes)
|
7.73 (158 reviews)

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

19.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (30263 votes)
|
6.92 (216 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.

20.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (24218 votes)
|
6.4 (248 reviews)

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

21.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (12551 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.

22.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (31488 votes)
|
6.36 (256 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.

23.
Chained
94 min | 2012 |
6.4 (15722 votes)
|
7.94 (74 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.

24.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.5 (8902 votes)
|
8.04 (46 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.

25.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.7 (63552 votes)
|
7.23 (397 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.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17289 votes)
|
5.62 (91 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

27.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (9998 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.

28.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (65027 votes)
|
8.11 (196 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.

29.
Vampire in Brooklyn
100 min | 1995 |
4.6 (20689 votes)
|
6.1 (51 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.

30.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (8431 votes)
|
7.6 (89 reviews)

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

31.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (125549 votes)
|
7.3 (523 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.

32.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (35863 votes)
|
7.48 (242 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.

33.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (9093 votes)
|
7.48 (74 reviews)

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

34.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (19018 votes)
|
4.77 (182 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.

35.
Night of the Demons
90 min | 1988 |
6.2 (12600 votes)
|
7.67 (132 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.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (31195 votes)
|
6.36 (241 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.

37.
Warlock
90 min | 1989 |
6.2 (14274 votes)
|
7.66 (56 reviews)

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

38.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (113751 votes)
|
8.56 (236 reviews)

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

39.
Child's Play 2
84 min | 1990 |
5.8 (42712 votes)
|
7.26 (166 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.

40.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9390 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.

41.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (9527 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.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (16332 votes)
|
7.75 (74 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.

43.
The Changeling
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (28121 votes)
|
8.64 (249 reviews)

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

44.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (13212 votes)
|
6.94 (50 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.

45.
Vampire's Kiss
92 min | 1988 |
6.0 (13211 votes)
|
7.43 (100 reviews)

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

46.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (41363 votes)
|
7.33 (298 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.
Idle Hands
92 min | 1999 |
6.2 (38265 votes)
|
7.62 (127 reviews)

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

48.
The Return of the Living Dead
91 min | 1985 |
7.3 (51793 votes)
|
8.71 (250 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.

49.
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...

50.
Friday the 13th Part III
95 min | 1982 |
5.7 (44381 votes)
|
7.11 (281 reviews)

Having revived from his wounds, Jason Voorhees takes refuge at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds arrive for their vacation, Jason continues his killing spree.

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.1 (104715 votes)
|
3.66 (619 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.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (176170 votes)
|
3.84 (1879 reviews)

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

03.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.64 (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.

04.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (190998 votes)
|
4.15 (2834 reviews)

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

05.
Midsommar
148 min | 2019 |
7.1 (134695 votes)
|
4.43 (2092 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.

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.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (86953 votes)
|
4.12 (467 reviews)

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

08.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.27 (78 reviews)

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

09.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (51758 votes)
|
4.66 (545 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.

10.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.9 (22634 votes)
|
3.88 (263 reviews)

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

11.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (356037 votes)
|
4.98 (1035 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.

12.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.8 (11760 votes)
|
3.87 (147 reviews)

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

13.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (10197 votes)
|
4.57 (136 reviews)

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

14.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (213768 votes)
|
4.38 (1153 reviews)

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

15.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (73152 votes)
|
4.88 (415 reviews)

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

16.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (241105 votes)
|
4.49 (1923 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.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (361933 votes)
|
5.18 (2205 reviews)

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

18.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (73799 votes)
|
3.11 (638 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.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (39597 votes)
|
3.71 (827 reviews)

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

20.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (107835 votes)
|
3.65 (2416 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.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (45682 votes)
|
3.86 (209 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.

22.
It Comes At Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (76805 votes)
|
4.47 (762 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.

23.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (60193 votes)
|
5.87 (265 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.

24.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.9 (257209 votes)
|
5.19 (1766 reviews)

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

25.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (660094 votes)
|
5.49 (1395 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.

26.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (16178 votes)
|
4.43 (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.

27.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (20479 votes)
|
3.35 (182 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.

28.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.7 (71947 votes)
|
4.09 (585 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.

29.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (113757 votes)
|
4.6 (766 reviews)

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

30.
Nine Dead
98 min | 2010 |
5.5 (11854 votes)
|
3.91 (68 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.

31.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.1 (40493 votes)
|
5.52 (304 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.

32.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (368658 votes)
|
5.95 (2716 reviews)

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

33.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (200000 votes)
|
5.78 (2864 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

34.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.3 (31425 votes)
|
3.8 (675 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.

35.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (30373 votes)
|
4.11 (717 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.

36.
The House That Jack Built
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (49140 votes)
|
5.31 (341 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.

37.
The Lighthouse
109 min | 2019 |
7.7 (88513 votes)
|
6.23 (807 reviews)

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

38.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (35751 votes)
|
5.34 (216 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.

39.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (34059 votes)
|
4.64 (199 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.

40.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (193510 votes)
|
4.24 (694 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.
Cam
94 min | 2018 |
5.9 (21954 votes)
|
4.47 (253 reviews)

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

42.
Pi
84 min | 1998 |
7.4 (164719 votes)
|
6.0 (437 reviews)

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

43.
The Forgotten
91 min | 2004 |
5.8 (62701 votes)
|
4.4 (358 reviews)

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

44.
Under the Skin
108 min | 2013 |
6.3 (121313 votes)
|
4.94 (783 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.
Grave Encounters 2
95 min | 2012 |
5.1 (21840 votes)
|
3.74 (118 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.

46.
House of 1000 Corpses
89 min | 2003 |
6.1 (73270 votes)
|
4.75 (658 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.

47.
Life
104 min | 2017 |
6.6 (194816 votes)
|
5.25 (971 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.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.3 (75008 votes)
|
5.97 (223 reviews)

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

49.
Apostle
130 min | 2018 |
6.3 (36818 votes)
|
4.98 (393 reviews)

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

50.
The Hitcher
84 min | 2007 |
5.6 (39580 votes)
|
4.29 (272 reviews)

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