Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (46571 votes)
|
6.57 (450 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.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (49847 votes)
|
7.47 (209 reviews)

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

03.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
79 min | 1959 |
4.0 (33743 votes)
|
6.03 (327 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.

04.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.6 (8749 votes)
|
7.55 (56 reviews)

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

05.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (14842 votes)
|
6.68 (96 reviews)

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

06.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (14568 votes)
|
6.57 (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.

07.
Haunter - Jenseits des Todes
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (15422 votes)
|
7.75 (70 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.

08.
Der Exorzist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (21975 votes)
|
8.24 (175 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.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (47769 votes)
|
7.24 (211 reviews)

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

10.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.5 (94102 votes)
|
8.3 (156 reviews)

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

11.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (11449 votes)
|
6.35 (76 reviews)

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

12.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1994 |
3.2 (18092 votes)
|
4.95 (171 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.

13.
Vampire's Kiss
92 min | 1988 |
5.9 (12275 votes)
|
7.64 (94 reviews)

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

14.
Critters 3
86 min | 1991 |
4.4 (10015 votes)
|
6.13 (35 reviews)

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

15.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (8058 votes)
|
7.61 (87 reviews)

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

16.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.2 (12450 votes)
|
6.91 (102 reviews)

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

17.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.4 (12580 votes)
|
7.1 (47 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.

18.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.8 (103441 votes)
|
7.48 (657 reviews)

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

19.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (23338 votes)
|
6.4 (243 reviews)

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

20.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
5.9 (9404 votes)
|
7.5 (93 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.

21.
Shocker
109 min | 1989 |
5.4 (13553 votes)
|
6.98 (66 reviews)

After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

22.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (28261 votes)
|
6.88 (200 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.

23.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.7 (60787 votes)
|
7.28 (380 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.

24.
Brain Damage
84 min | 1988 |
6.7 (8030 votes)
|
8.25 (47 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.

25.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (12008 votes)
|
8.04 (80 reviews)

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

26.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (8046 votes)
|
7.63 (81 reviews)

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

27.
Warlock
90 min | 1989 |
6.2 (13728 votes)
|
7.71 (54 reviews)

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

28.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (120605 votes)
|
7.31 (513 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.

29.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (30349 votes)
|
6.39 (234 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.

30.
Kill Command
99 min | 2016 |
5.7 (11822 votes)
|
7.19 (78 reviews)

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

31.
Psycho III
93 min | 1986 |
5.3 (11619 votes)
|
6.78 (93 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.

32.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.5 (8902 votes)
|
7.98 (44 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.

33.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (39101 votes)
|
7.38 (280 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?

34.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (8657 votes)
|
7.47 (73 reviews)

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

35.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.2 (16715 votes)
|
7.67 (156 reviews)

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

36.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (59062 votes)
|
8.07 (176 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.

37.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (8737 votes)
|
7.37 (52 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.

38.
Exorcist II: The Heretic
117 min | 1977 |
3.7 (19734 votes)
|
5.16 (189 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.

39.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (16976 votes)
|
5.55 (90 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

40.
Flight of the Living Dead
94 min | 2007 |
5.2 (8708 votes)
|
6.64 (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...

41.
Leprechaun
92 min | 1993 |
4.7 (20912 votes)
|
6.13 (143 reviews)

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

42.
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
96 min | 1988 |
6.5 (11488 votes)
|
7.93 (61 reviews)

Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake.

43.
Shutter
97 min | 2004 |
7.1 (37398 votes)
|
8.51 (121 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.

44.
Fright Night
106 min | 1985 |
7.1 (53513 votes)
|
8.51 (224 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.

45.
Hellraiser: Bloodline
85 min | 1996 |
5.1 (17550 votes)
|
6.51 (107 reviews)

In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions.

46.
Dark Angel
91 min | 1990 |
6.1 (9227 votes)
|
7.5 (52 reviews)

A Renegade Cop is forced to work with an FBI Agent in order to bring down a group of Drug Dealers with sinister plans.

47.
Critters
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (28421 votes)
|
7.39 (104 reviews)

A group of small, furry aliens makes lunch out of the locals in a farming town.

48.
Night of the Demons
90 min | 1988 |
6.3 (11669 votes)
|
7.69 (129 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.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.2 (108278 votes)
|
8.59 (221 reviews)

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

50.
Jacob's Ladder
113 min | 1990 |
7.5 (90372 votes)
|
8.89 (294 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.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
2.73 (75 reviews)

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

02.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
7.1 (104759 votes)
|
4.21 (2398 reviews)

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

03.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.2 (59 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.

04.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (157002 votes)
|
3.85 (1678 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)
|
3.97 (95 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.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
6.0 (10771 votes)
|
3.61 (171 reviews)

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

07.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (37551 votes)
|
4.46 (452 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.

08.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.5 (83481 votes)
|
4.25 (445 reviews)

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

09.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (338412 votes)
|
4.88 (989 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.

10.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
6.0 (9939 votes)
|
3.89 (124 reviews)

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

11.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (208046 votes)
|
4.35 (1128 reviews)

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

12.
Cam
94 min | 2018 |
6.0 (17542 votes)
|
4.07 (225 reviews)

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

13.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (227128 votes)
|
4.48 (1845 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.

14.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (70084 votes)
|
4.88 (397 reviews)

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

15.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (44495 votes)
|
3.77 (196 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.

16.
Better Watch Out
89 min | 2016 |
6.5 (22389 votes)
|
4.68 (157 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.

17.
The House That Jack Built
152 min | 2018 |
6.9 (35837 votes)
|
5.08 (293 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.

18.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (68403 votes)
|
3.1 (581 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.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (351062 votes)
|
5.2 (2167 reviews)

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

20.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.9 (228992 votes)
|
5.12 (1649 reviews)

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

21.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (634586 votes)
|
5.44 (1373 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.

22.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (69004 votes)
|
4.45 (680 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.
Predator - Upgrade
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (94824 votes)
|
3.67 (2271 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.

24.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (15413 votes)
|
4.46 (88 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.

25.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.6 (305588 votes)
|
5.99 (2492 reviews)

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

26.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
4.9 (20050 votes)
|
3.29 (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.

27.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.2 (30679 votes)
|
4.59 (182 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.

28.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (110406 votes)
|
4.62 (752 reviews)

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

29.
Apostle
130 min | 2018 |
6.3 (29662 votes)
|
4.72 (353 reviews)

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

30.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (26838 votes)
|
4.03 (687 reviews)

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

31.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.2 (24517 votes)
|
5.65 (225 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.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (152042 votes)
|
5.75 (2602 reviews)

After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.

33.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (34476 votes)
|
5.26 (212 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.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.6 (70095 votes)
|
4.07 (575 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.
Unforgettable
100 min | 2017 |
5.1 (11405 votes)
|
3.58 (93 reviews)

A woman sets out to make life a living hell for her ex-husband's new fiancée.

36.
The Witch
92 min | 2015 |
6.8 (154455 votes)
|
5.33 (751 reviews)

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

37.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (183655 votes)
|
4.25 (650 reviews)

A wealthy family are 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.

38.
Life
104 min | 2017 |
6.6 (182971 votes)
|
5.17 (917 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.

39.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.2 (22564 votes)
|
3.78 (616 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.

40.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (56552 votes)
|
6.19 (253 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.

41.
The Forgotten
91 min | 2004 |
5.8 (61865 votes)
|
4.39 (356 reviews)

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

42.
Pi
84 min | 1998 |
7.4 (160623 votes)
|
6.0 (433 reviews)

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

43.
Raw
99 min | 2016 |
7.0 (49611 votes)
|
5.61 (182 reviews)

An innocent teenager, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.

44.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.3 (68957 votes)
|
5.91 (211 reviews)

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

45.
Under the Skin - Tödliche Verführung
108 min | 2013 |
6.3 (113257 votes)
|
4.92 (737 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.

46.
The Mist
126 min | 2007 |
7.2 (260771 votes)
|
5.85 (1068 reviews)

A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

47.
The Hitcher
84 min | 2007 |
5.6 (38536 votes)
|
4.26 (268 reviews)

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

48.
House of 1000 Corpses
89 min | 2003 |
6.1 (69328 votes)
|
4.76 (640 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.

49.
Grave Encounters 2
95 min | 2012 |
5.2 (20905 votes)
|
3.87 (110 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.

50.
Amusement
85 min | 2008 |
5.0 (10608 votes)
|
3.69 (77 reviews)

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