Most Terrifying Horror Films Ever

A Listmania! list by M. Williams "Ghost Writer" (Cardiff)
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Friday The 13th [DVD] [1980]
1.  Friday The 13th [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Betsy Palmer
The list author says:
  "The ultimate in slasher horror - dark, creepy, and violent."
£4.48   Used & New from: £0.99
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

Halloween (25th Anniversary Edition) [DVD]
2.  Halloween (25th Anniversary Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Pleasence
The list author says:
  "An intense psychological slasher flick - a classic."
£7.96   Used & New from: £0.26
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (260 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Special Edition [DVD] [1974]
3.  The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Special Edition [DVD] [1974] DVD ~ Marilyn Burns
The list author says:
  "Disturbing, destructive, demented - frenetically-paced slasher."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Evil Dead--Full Uncut Version [1982] with Special Features [DVD]
4.  The Evil Dead--Full Uncut Version [1982] with Special Features [DVD] DVD ~ Bruce Campbell
The list author says:
  "You'll never go in the woods again - ferocious and frightening."
£3.50   Used & New from: £0.42
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Exorcist - Director's Cut [DVD] [1974]
5.  The Exorcist - Director's Cut [DVD] [1974] DVD ~ Ellen Burstyn
The list author says:
  "Arguably the most disturbing horror film ever directed."
£12.96   Used & New from: £0.61
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (240 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

A Nightmare On Elm Street [DVD]
6.  A Nightmare On Elm Street [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Englund
The list author says:
  "Not frighened of Freddy? In your dreams! Nightmarish stuff."
£3.64   Used & New from: £0.60
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

The Fog (REGION 1) (NTSC) [DVD] [1979] [US Import]
7.  The Fog (REGION 1) (NTSC) [DVD] [1979] [US Import] DVD ~ Adrienne Barbeau
The list author says:
  "A terrifying tale of supernatural horror and revenge."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

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John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982]
8.  John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "Alienation in the Antartic resulting in cabin fever - chilling classic about invasion that will leave you frozen with fear."
£3.99   Used & New from: £1.04
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (298 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Stuff [DVD] [1985] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Stuff [DVD] [1985] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Michael Moriarty
The list author says:
  "A delicious snack that will devour you from the inside - creepy, cool, addictive."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Creepshow [DVD] [1982] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Creepshow [DVD] [1982] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Hal Holbrook
The list author says:
  "These five sinister tales of revenge from the king of horror offer rotting corpses, alien vegetation, creepy crawlies, and much more. Let the show begin."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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Stephen King's The Stand [DVD]
11.  Stephen King's The Stand [DVD] DVD ~ Gary Sinise
The list author says:
  "This is this ultimate showdown between good and evil - an epic horror film."
£11.99   Used & New from: £1.04
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Halloween 3: Season of the Witch [DVD] [1982] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
12.  Halloween 3: Season of the Witch [DVD] [1982] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Tom Atkins
The list author says:
  "A psychotic toymaker tries to revive the bloody spirit of Halloween - original sequel."
£3.59   Used & New from: £2.67
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Stephen King's Silver Bullet [1985] [DVD]
13.  Stephen King's Silver Bullet [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Gary Busey
The list author says:
  "Tarker's Mills' new resident gets his teeth into the townspeople - full moon horror."
£15.99   Used & New from: £1.07
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Salem's Lot [DVD] [1981] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
14.  Salem's Lot [DVD] [1981] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ David Soul
The list author says:
  "Spine-chilling, small town vampire movie that won't leave you feeling long in the tooth."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Boys Next Door [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
15.  Boys Next Door [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Maxwell Caulfield
The list author says:
  "A disturbing serial killer film that offers an insight into the behaviour of two social outcasts."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Surviving the Game [DVD] [1994] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
16.  Surviving the Game [DVD] [1994] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Rutger Hauer
The list author says:
  "Action-packed horror /thriller about the ultimate manhunt ."
Used & New from: £16.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Jaws (Anniversary Edition) [1976] [DVD]
17.  Jaws (Anniversary Edition) [1976] [DVD] DVD ~ Roy Scheider
The list author says:
  "Classic horror adventure about a rogue killer shark that will ensure you never venture into the water again."
£6.34   Used & New from: £0.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (391 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Christine [DVD] [1984]
18.  Christine [DVD] [1984] DVD ~ Keith Gordon
The list author says:
  "A demonically possessed Plymouth Fury unleashes its vengeance on local teenagers. Terrifying."
£29.99   Used & New from: £3.84
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

Return to Salem's Lot [VHS]
19.  Return to Salem's Lot [VHS] VHS Michael Moriarty
The list author says:
  "Sinister sequel to the 1970's classic, with a slightly comic overtone. A second helping to get your teeth into."
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2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Blob [DVD] [1988] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
20.  Blob [DVD] [1988] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Shawnee Smith
The list author says:
  "A small American town has been invaded by an alien substance in this tense action/horror flick ."
£4.62   Used & New from: £3.68
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Hills Have Eyes, Part 2 [DVD]
21.  The Hills Have Eyes, Part 2 [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Berryman
The list author says:
  "Superior sequel about a cannibalistic tribe of lunatics who hunt their teenage victims. Bloodthirsty and barbaric."
£2.61   Used & New from: £0.89
1.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Shining [DVD] [1980]
22.  The Shining [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "The most terrifying haunted house film ever made. Examines the themes of isolation, madness, and murder."
£4.17   Used & New from: £0.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (282 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Tales From Crypt: Demon Knight [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
23.  Tales From Crypt: Demon Knight [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Billy Zane
The list author says:
  "Full-length feature film - scary and amusing horror action from the creators of the cult television series."
£5.58   Used & New from: £4.49
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Wrong Turn [DVD] [2003]
24.  Wrong Turn [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Eliza Dushku
The list author says:
  "Shocking and horrific slasher flick about teenagers being pursued by a gang of 'hick' cannibals. You'll devour every action-packed minute!"
£3.25   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Cabin Fever [DVD] [2003] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
25.  Cabin Fever [DVD] [2003] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Jordan Ladd
The list author says:
  "A deadly, flesh-eating virus infects a gang of teenagers on a vacation in the backwoods. Graphically violent, 'Cabin Fever' is a homage to the 1970's horror films."
£7.00   Used & New from: £0.09
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

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