Top 50 underrated horror movies

01.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (49209 votes)
|
6.5 (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.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
79 min | 1957 |
4.0 (35326 votes)
|
6.0 (343 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.

03.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (51880 votes)
|
7.39 (218 reviews)

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

04.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
83 min | 1978 |
4.6 (12262 votes)
|
6.58 (82 reviews)

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

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.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16304 votes)
|
7.73 (80 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.

07.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15245 votes)
|
6.51 (161 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.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (16238 votes)
|
6.59 (113 reviews)

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

09.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13660 votes)
|
6.87 (108 reviews)

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

10.
The Exorcist III
110 min | 1990 |
6.4 (24576 votes)
|
8.17 (195 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.

11.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (108344 votes)
|
7.45 (692 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 (10709 votes)
|
6.15 (39 reviews)

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

13.
Bride of Chucky
89 min | 1998 |
5.4 (51070 votes)
|
7.15 (226 reviews)

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

14.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8440 votes)
|
9.24 (41 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.
This Island Earth
86 min | 1955 |
5.9 (8635 votes)
|
7.63 (99 reviews)

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

16.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17309 votes)
|
7.72 (160 reviews)

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

17.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (12914 votes)
|
8.1 (85 reviews)

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

18.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (100150 votes)
|
8.19 (173 reviews)

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

19.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (10287 votes)
|
7.59 (103 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.

20.
Juan of the Dead
92 min | 2011 |
6.5 (8902 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.

21.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (31282 votes)
|
6.85 (223 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.

22.
Zombie Strippers!
94 min | 2008 |
4.1 (17431 votes)
|
5.62 (91 reviews)

A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska.

23.
The Night Flier
94 min | 1997 |
6.0 (9298 votes)
|
7.51 (77 reviews)

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

24.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.9 (24549 votes)
|
6.4 (249 reviews)

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

25.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (19439 votes)
|
4.79 (186 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.

26.
Brain Damage
84 min | 1988 |
6.6 (9090 votes)
|
8.09 (55 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.

27.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (127857 votes)
|
7.29 (531 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.

28.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (64540 votes)
|
7.29 (400 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.

29.
Tremors
96 min | 1990 |
7.1 (116906 votes)
|
8.58 (257 reviews)

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

30.
Vampire in Brooklyn
100 min | 1995 |
4.6 (21077 votes)
|
6.07 (53 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.

31.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (36982 votes)
|
7.46 (251 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.

32.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (16629 votes)
|
7.76 (75 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.

33.
Dracula 2000
99 min | 2000 |
4.9 (31517 votes)
|
6.36 (243 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.

34.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9420 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.

35.
The Lair of the White Worm
93 min | 1988 |
5.9 (9759 votes)
|
7.34 (57 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.

36.
Hell Baby
98 min | 2013 |
4.9 (8393 votes)
|
6.33 (58 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.

37.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (67501 votes)
|
8.03 (213 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.

38.
Child's Play 2
84 min | 1990 |
5.8 (43692 votes)
|
7.23 (176 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.
Idle Hands
92 min | 1999 |
6.2 (38851 votes)
|
7.62 (132 reviews)

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

40.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (32473 votes)
|
6.22 (271 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.

41.
Critters 2
86 min | 1988 |
5.5 (13484 votes)
|
6.92 (53 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.

42.
Nekromantik
71 min | 1987 |
5.1 (8124 votes)
|
6.51 (78 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.

43.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (42170 votes)
|
7.31 (305 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?

44.
Pumpkinhead
86 min | 1988 |
6.2 (19448 votes)
|
7.6 (150 reviews)

After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

45.
Errementari
98 min | 2017 |
6.4 (8717 votes)
|
7.8 (90 reviews)

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

46.
The Changeling
107 min | 1980 |
7.2 (28970 votes)
|
8.6 (257 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.

47.
Street Trash
102 min | 1987 |
6.1 (8664 votes)
|
7.5 (92 reviews)

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

48.
The Thing from Another World
87 min | 1951 |
7.1 (24804 votes)
|
8.49 (230 reviews)

Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

49.
Wolf
125 min | 1994 |
6.2 (51498 votes)
|
7.59 (119 reviews)

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.

50.
Lake Placid
82 min | 1999 |
5.7 (53571 votes)
|
7.08 (291 reviews)

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

Top 50 overrated horror movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (114933 votes)
|
3.65 (767 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 (170841 votes)
|
4.17 (2465 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 (183183 votes)
|
3.79 (1969 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)
|
3.62 (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 (207187 votes)
|
4.17 (2950 reviews)

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

06.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.13 (80 reviews)

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

07.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.47 (61 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.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (88655 votes)
|
4.19 (474 reviews)

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

09.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (56198 votes)
|
4.43 (572 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.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.9 (11341 votes)
|
3.76 (153 reviews)

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

11.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
5.8 (25350 votes)
|
3.84 (283 reviews)

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

12.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (216663 votes)
|
4.37 (1166 reviews)

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

13.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (365055 votes)
|
5.1 (1084 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.

14.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (247022 votes)
|
4.51 (1980 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.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (74717 votes)
|
4.93 (435 reviews)

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

16.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (366642 votes)
|
5.21 (2231 reviews)

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

17.
It Comes at Night
91 min | 2017 |
6.2 (80359 votes)
|
4.41 (811 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.

18.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (76237 votes)
|
3.13 (682 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 Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (111954 votes)
|
3.64 (2467 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.

20.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (8428 votes)
|
2.45 (154 reviews)

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

21.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (45418 votes)
|
3.76 (927 reviews)

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

22.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (46209 votes)
|
3.89 (214 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.

23.
Into the Forest
101 min | 2015 |
5.8 (18104 votes)
|
4.13 (194 reviews)

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

24.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (11403 votes)
|
4.83 (144 reviews)

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

25.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.9 (269411 votes)
|
5.23 (1835 reviews)

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

26.
Nine Dead
98 min | 2010 |
5.5 (12167 votes)
|
3.84 (75 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.

27.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (62447 votes)
|
5.94 (273 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.

28.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (672430 votes)
|
5.58 (1428 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.
Cabin Fever
93 min | 2002 |
5.7 (72867 votes)
|
4.11 (591 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.
A Quiet Place
90 min | 2018 |
7.5 (388450 votes)
|
5.91 (2849 reviews)

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

31.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (20714 votes)
|
3.41 (184 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.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.1 (46159 votes)
|
5.53 (344 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.

33.
The Strangers
86 min | 2008 |
6.2 (115262 votes)
|
4.64 (779 reviews)

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

34.
Vivarium
97 min | 2019 |
5.8 (25725 votes)
|
4.24 (656 reviews)

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

35.
Dogtooth
97 min | 2009 |
7.3 (78811 votes)
|
5.75 (236 reviews)

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

36.
Hold the Dark
125 min | 2018 |
5.6 (31858 votes)
|
4.07 (737 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.
The First Purge
97 min | 2018 |
5.2 (51696 votes)
|
3.68 (579 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.

38.
Hereditary
127 min | 2018 |
7.3 (218150 votes)
|
5.79 (3031 reviews)

A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

39.
Cam
94 min | 2018 |
5.9 (24114 votes)
|
4.4 (272 reviews)

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

40.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (16514 votes)
|
4.62 (97 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.

41.
The Lighthouse
109 min | 2019 |
7.6 (115665 votes)
|
6.16 (1010 reviews)

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

42.
The Purge
85 min | 2013 |
5.7 (197669 votes)
|
4.27 (722 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.

43.
The Silence
90 min | 2019 |
5.3 (34596 votes)
|
3.87 (733 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.

44.
Pi
84 min | 1998 |
7.4 (167188 votes)
|
5.99 (447 reviews)

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

45.
Personal Shopper
105 min | 2016 |
6.1 (35315 votes)
|
4.69 (206 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.
Under the Skin
108 min | 2013 |
6.3 (125521 votes)
|
4.92 (814 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.

47.
Inside
82 min | 2007 |
6.8 (36512 votes)
|
5.42 (224 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.

48.
The Strangers: Prey at Night
85 min | 2018 |
5.2 (25661 votes)
|
3.84 (522 reviews)

A family of four staying at a secluded mobile home park for the night are stalked and then hunted by three masked psychopaths.

49.
House of 1000 Corpses
89 min | 2003 |
6.1 (74641 votes)
|
4.77 (666 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.

50.
Apostle
130 min | 2018 |
6.3 (39806 votes)
|
4.97 (418 reviews)

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