As a disclaimer: I’m not into the average blood and gore horror flick, so this list won’t satisfy the hardcore horror junkie. However, there are movies that definitely fit under the category of “horror” as they are some of the most chilling and disturbing films out there.

Here is my top pick:

1. 28 Days Later (2002)

2. Se7en (1995)

3. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

4. Let The Right One In (2009)

5. Event Horizon (1997)

6. The Fly (1986)

7. Scream (1996)

8. Misery (1990)

9. The Hitcher (1986)

10. Sixth Sense (1999)

11, An American Werewolf in London (1981)

12. Alien (1979)

13. the Shining (1980)

14. Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

15. The Exorcist (1973)

16. Psycho (1960)

17. The Wickerman (1973)

18. Arachnophobia (1990)

19. The Frighteners (1996)

20. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

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