Horror books

Horror books (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Bird Box

1. Bird Box (2018)

124 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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51 Metascore

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Sandra BullockTrevante RhodesJohn MalkovichSarah Paulson

Votes: 133,353

Stranger Things

2. Stranger Things (2016– )

14A | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby BrownFinn WolfhardWinona RyderDavid Harbour

Votes: 548,016

The Walking Dead

3. The Walking Dead (2010– )

14A | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

Stars: Andrew LincolnNorman ReedusMelissa McBrideLauren Cohan

Votes: 766,671

A Quiet Place

4. A Quiet Place (2018)

14A | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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82 Metascore

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

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Emily BluntJohn KrasinskiMillicent SimmondsNoah Jupe

Votes: 254,856 | Gross: $188.02M


5. Supernatural (2005– )

PG | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as “hunters”, fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Stars: Jared PadaleckiJensen AcklesJim BeaverMisha Collins

Votes: 343,244

The Haunting of Hill House

6. The Haunting of Hill House (2018– )

50 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Stars: Michiel HuismanCarla GuginoHenry ThomasElizabeth Reaser

Votes: 93,730

The Predator

7. The Predator (2018)

18A | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

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48 Metascore

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.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Boyd HolbrookTrevante RhodesJacob TremblayKeegan-Michael Key

Votes: 74,973 | Gross: $51.02M


8. Us (II) (2019)

Horror, Thriller | Post-production

A mother and father take their kids to their beach house, expecting to enjoy time with friends, but their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some visitors arrive uninvited.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Yahya Abdul-Mateen IIElisabeth MossLupita Nyong’oWinston Duke


9. Hereditary (2018)

14A | 127 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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87 Metascore

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

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Toni ColletteMilly ShapiroGabriel ByrneAlex Wolff

Votes: 120,552 | Gross: $44.07M


10. Split (IX) (2016)

14A | 117 min | Horror, Thriller

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62 Metascore

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: James McAvoyAnya Taylor-JoyHaley Lu RichardsonJessica Sula

Votes: 308,283 | Gross: $138.29M

The House That Jack Built

11. The House That Jack Built (2018)

18A | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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41 Metascore

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.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Matt DillonBruno GanzUma ThurmanSiobhan Fallon Hogan

Votes: 18,484 | Gross: $0.08M

American Horror Story

12. American Horror Story (2011– )

18A | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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  An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.

Stars: Lady GagaKathy BatesAngela BassettSarah Paulson

Votes: 243,676


13. Halloween (I) (2018)

18A | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

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67 Metascore

Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Jamie Lee CurtisJudy GreerAndi MatichakJames Jude Courtney

Votes: 66,002 | Gross: $159.34M


14. Annihilation (2018)

14A | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

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79 Metascore

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

Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Natalie PortmanJennifer Jason LeighTessa ThompsonBenedict Wong

Votes: 198,827 | Gross: $32.73M

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

15. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.

Stars: Kiernan ShipkaRoss LynchLucy DavisChance Perdomo

Votes: 34,587

The Meg

16. The Meg (2018)

PG | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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46 Metascore

After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Jason StathamBingbing LiRainn WilsonCliff Curtis

Votes: 90,919 | Gross: $143.01M

The Twilight Zone

17. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

G | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod SerlingRobert McCordJay OverholtsVaughn Taylor

Votes: 58,006

It: Chapter Two

18. It: Chapter Two (2019)

Horror, Thriller | Post-production

Twenty-seven years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: James McAvoyJessica ChastainBill SkarsgårdSophia Lillis

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

19. The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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57 Metascore

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jack BlackCate BlanchettOwen VaccaroKyle MacLachlan

Votes: 23,201 | Gross: $68.55M

The Nun

20. The Nun (2018)

14A | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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46 Metascore

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Director: Corin Hardy | Stars: Demián BichirTaissa FarmigaJonas BloquetBonnie Aarons

Votes: 73,064 | Gross: $117.44M

The Vampire Diaries

21. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)

18A | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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The lives, loves, dangers and disasters in the town, Mystic Falls, Virginia. Creatures of unspeakable horror lurk beneath this town as a teenage girl is suddenly torn between two vampire brothers.

Stars: Nina DobrevPaul WesleyIan SomerhalderKat Graham

Votes: 257,378

Get Out

22. Get Out (I) (2017)

14A | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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84 Metascore

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Daniel KaluuyaAllison WilliamsBradley WhitfordCatherine Keener

Votes: 357,394 | Gross: $176.04M


23. Legacies (2018– )

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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Hope Mikaelson, a tribrid daughter of a Vampire/Werewolf hybrid, makes her way in the world.

Stars: Danielle Rose RussellAria ShahghasemiKaylee BryantJenny Boyd

Votes: 5,125


24. Mandy (I) (2018)

18A | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

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81 Metascore

The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.

Director: Panos Cosmatos |

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