Top 10 Horror Films


Adrian Țofei, April 27, 2017

Top 10 horror films that impressed and influenced me the most. I also included films that some might not consider to be true horror, since the genre is quite subjective. Some impressed and influenced me in my childhood and adolescence, others in recent years. Enjoy!

  1. The Blair Witch Project (1999) – directed & written by Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez, starring Heather Donahue
  2. Carrie (1976) – directed by Brian De Palma, written by Lawrence D. Cohen, starring Sissy Spacek, based on novel by Stephen King
  3. Freaks (1932) – directed by Tod Browning, based on story by Tod Robbins
  4. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) – directed by James Whale, starring Boris Karloff, based on novel by Mary Shelley
  5. Earthlings (2005 Documentary) – directed & written by Shaun Monson
  6. Peeping Tom (1960) – directed by Michael Powell, written by Leo Marks
  7. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) – directed by Peter Weir, screenplay by Cliff Green, based on novel by Joan Lindsay
  8. Halloween (1978) – directed by John Carpenter, written by John Carpenter & Debra Hill
  9. The Haunting (1963) – directed by Robert Wise, screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on novel by Shirley Jackson
  10. American Horror Story: Asylum (2012 TV Mini-Series) – created by Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk, starring Jessica Lange