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Best Horror Movies of All Time – 2010s (So Far)

Best Horror Movies of All Time – 2010s (So Far)

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The digital revolution that had begun to take a firm hold in the 1990s really hit its stride at the beginning of this decade thanks in no small part to the common use of Internet-connected digital devices. In 2011, Netflix split its subscription services into two offerings: one for streaming and another for physical media.  It was a move that heralded the necessity for the film industry to focus on streaming and digital media consumption. But digital didn’t just affect consumers, but filmmakers as well. Lowered production costs and a much wider array of camera choices, at cheaper prices, meant a lot more voices could enter the arena. Throw in the wider spread use of social media, where feedback became instantaneous, and the gap between fan and filmmaker became irrevocably closer.

While the digital takeover allowed for new voices to emerge, this decade also saw visionaries who’d broken onto the scene in the last decade hone their craft into mastery levels all while mentoring the next wave of horror directors, like James Wan and his Atomic Monster Productions company. Apply that to the current political, social, and economic climate and we’re left with what’s shaping up to be one of the best decades for horror (and it’s seems to only be picking up in speed). Though there’s still time left for much more fantastic horror films to arrive, here’s the best so far:


Insidious (2010)

Insidious

The power duo Leigh Whannell and James Wan ring in the new decade with the birth of a new franchise, this time giving the haunted house trope a new lease on life. It’s the movie that cemented Wan’s status in horror and laid the foundational work for his later success in The Conjuring. Combining hauntings with astral projection and a uniquely imagined version of the afterlife dubbed The Further, where all its inhabitants wore the same spooky grin, made for an engrossing take. Wan and Whannell displayed a knack for delivering scares, of which Wan would soon master wholly, and Lin Shaye became the franchise scene stealer as Elise.


I Saw the Devil (2010)

I Saw the Devil

A plot that sees a secret agent entering a cat and mouse game with a ruthless serial killer after the latest victim makes things personal, this screams more thriller than horror. Except, Jee-woon Kim doesn’t hold back on the viscera, unleashing a torrent of brutal violence upon the victims by the cannibalistic-rapist killer. The protagonist turns into a monster himself in his quest for revenge, creating a grueling assault on the senses. Ironically, Kim was forced to recut the film after the Korea Media Rating Board objected to the violent content, which makes you wonder just how brutal the original cut must have been.


Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In

This English-language adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel Let the Right One In came just two years after the Swedish film. The director’s seat was offered to Tomas Alfredson, the director of the Swedish film, before it was officially handed over to Matt Reeves, who also wrote the screenplay. Reeves managed to retain the very essence of what the original film and novel so great while making it completely his own. It’s so good, that it actually surpasses the Swedish film. I know. Bold statement, but I stand by it.


Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

Tucker and Davle vs Evil

Eli Craig flips the script on the cabin in the woods slasher by telling the story through the lens of the hillbillies who slaughter preppy college kids that cross their paths. Poor Tucker and Dale just want to vacation in their dilapidated mountain cabin alone, but these crazy college kids just keep coming around and offing themselves in gruesome ways. Gloriously bloody deaths and a clever script makes for a fun horror comedy as it is, but it’s the memorable performances of Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine as Tucker and Dale that will leave you quoting lines like, “Oh hidy ho officer, we’ve had a doozy of a day. There we were minding our own business, just doing chores around the house, when kids started killing themselves all over my property.”


Sleep Tight (2011)

Sleep Tight

After creating [Rec] just a few short years prior, which was still building its franchise, Jaume Balagueró took the apartment building setting and offered a completely different type of horror. More rooted in reality, Sleep Tight is also inherently far scarier than Balagueró’s previous work. Luis Tosar’s Cesar is downright chilling in his quest to make everyone around him suffer. His fixation on Marta Etura’s Clara, for the simple reason of her being a happy person, is the stuff of nightmares. Playing on the small, seemingly mundane fears of people everywhere, Balagueró amplifies them to the most uncomfortable level. Preying on the invasion of privacy to the point where it invades your subconscious, Sleep Tight will ensure you’ll do anything but.


You’re Next (2011)

You're Next

A breakout hit for director Adam Wingard and collaborator/screenwriter Simon Barrett, You’re Next subverted the home invasion sub-genre in the best possible with; by having the invaders realize they’ve bitten off more they can chew when one of the home’s guests displays a talent for fighting back. Throw in a unique sense of humor, and you’ve got the making for one of the most fun home invasion horror films ever. The satirical depiction of the Davison family is a delight, as is the ruthless cat and mouse play between Sharni Vinson’s Erin and her animal-masked invaders. The cast of notable indie horror vets like Ti West and Larry Fessenden also helped elevate this one to instant modern classic.


The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Cabin in the Woods

This one is technically a cheat, as was made before 2010 and the bankruptcy of MGM caused the delay of release by several years. It wasn’t until 2012 (thank you, Lionsgate) that audiences could fall in love with the creative script by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. The only disappointment about the film is that it makes it impossible for a sequel, despite the endless possibilities thanks to its choose-your-own-adventure concept. At least Goddard and Whedon delivered one hell of a bloodbath finale, throwing in every conceivable creature possible; included a grotesque merman and a killer unicorn. Creative, fun, and gory, this is an all-timer.


Sinister (2012)

Sinister

Inspired by a nightmare co-writer C. Robert Cargill had after watching The Ring, Cargill and director Scott Derrickson set about creating their own boogeyman. True-crime writer Ellison Oswalt (Ethan Hawke) discovers the boogeyman, Bughuul, does exist when he finds a box of super 8 home movies featuring grisly family murders.  Dark and dreary with moments of humor, like the comedic “Deputy So and So,” makes for a mostly creepy watch that reminds us why children can be so scary.


The Conjuring (2013)

The Conjuring

Any question that James Wan was officially a master of horror was erased with the release of this terrifying and heartfelt tale of Ed and Lorraine Warren’s investigation of the Perron family haunting. Modeling the cinematography and atmosphere after ‘70s horror films, Wan somehow made possession films feel new again. With a talented cast led by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as Ed and Lorraine, Wan builds upon all of his previous experience and utilizes them to the fullest to deliver maximum scares all while making you care about the characters.


Evil Dead (2013)

Evil Dead

The collective groans upon the announcement of remaking the classic 1981 film turned to collective cheers upon release of Fede Alvarez’s feature debut. Alvarez’s take on the story, which sees five friends gathered in a cabin in the woods who unwittingly unleash demons thanks to a certain book, honors the original’s bleaker take, loaded with practical effects and a literal downpour of blood. Alvarez also paid proper homage to the original in every possible way, if you only look. The car, the Michigan college nods, and more are peppered throughout. A fantastic subversion of the final girl/guy trope, and a masterful use of suspense makes it no surprise that Alvarez would become a hot commodity in horror.


We Are What We Are (2013)

We Are What We Are

Stake Land’s Nick Damici and Jim Mickle remake the effective Mexican cannibal tale for American audiences, bringing the empathetic take toward its cannibalistic clan with all of the gruesome splendor you’d expect from a cannibal story. Though, not at first. Opening with the death of the Parker family matriarch, the narrative shifts its leisure focus to the children and their struggles with family tradition versus societal expectations. It’s a slow build into a vicious finale, bolstered by a supporting performance by the always fantastic Michael Parks as Doc Barrow, a man with personal ties to one of the Parker family’s human dinners.


It Follows (2014)

It Follows

David Robert Mitchell’s supernatural horror, which sees Maika Monroe’s Jay followed by an unknown entity following a sexual encounter, is one of the more divisive in horror for its lack of complete answers. Yet that’s precisely what makes this so effective. Mitchell helps his audience relate to the increasingly paranoid Jay by keeping us off-kilter. The season seems to fluctuate from fall to winter to spring and back again with each new scene, and the set details purposefully skew exactly what time period Jay’s plight takes place. That the entity could be anyone makes for a terrifying, paranoid journey with deliberate pacing. Disasterpeace’s great score is addictive and memorable.


Starry Eyes (2014)

Netflix Gems

Sure, we’ve seen films explore the horrors of aspiring fame before, but none quite so horrific and captivating as what Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch have presented. A breakout role for Alex Essoe as Sarah, the Bit Taters waitress struggling with audition after audition in hopes of making in big one day, her introduction into the Hollywood elite comes with a deadly price. The Hollywood sleaze gives way to grotesque body horror before spiraling into one brutal climax, and yet you still root for Sarah to succeed. The very idea of selling one’s soul for the thing they most covet has never been so skin-crawling.


The Witch (2015)

The Witch

As divisive as it is atmospheric, Robert Eggers directorial debut is one for the ages. A detailed, authentic view of Puritanical life in the 1630s, one exiled family finds themselves torn apart by witchcraft, black magic, and possession. A breakout role for Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin’s tale is one of slow creeping dread that builds into a freeing or oppressive climax depending on how you view it. The set design and attention to details is stunning, and Black Phillip is an instant icon in horror.


Under the Shadow (2016)

Under the Shadow

Babak Anvari’s feature debut takes a chilling haunter and applies it to a small apartment building in war-torn Tehran in the 1980s. Living during an oppressive era, Shideh struggles with her place in society. With the looming threat of bombing, a husband whose work assignments have left her alone to care for their daughter, and the lurking presence of a mysterious evil, and Shideh may have reached her breaking point. A unique perspective and historical approach, combined with the fascinating mythology behind the djinn make this ghost story stand out. It helps that Anvari successfully nails his effective jump scares and permeating dread.


The Wailing (2016)

The Wailing

An extremely layered story by writer/director Hong-jin Na follows a bumbling policeman in a small village as it works to unravel the mystery behind a strange sickness that spreads following the arrival of a stranger. Suspicion and hysteria sets in, and the director toggles the line between supernatural and reality until an astonishing final act ties everything back together. Hong-jin Na takes the concept of possession versus police procedural and keeps the viewer guessing until the very end; a very tricky thing to do.


The Devil’s Candy (2017)

Sean Byrne’s long-awaited to The Loved Ones combined satanic forces, heavy metal, and one great family at the center of the chaos. Briskly paced, what makes The Devil’s Candy so compelling is just how much you fall for the Hellman family and how unnerving Pruitt Taylor Vince is in his role as child murderer Ray Smilie. Byrne keeps the satanic forces mostly subtle, focusing instead on Hellman patriarch Jesse’s dalliance with the devil and his sweet relationship with his daughter Zooey. The horror elements are extremely well done, but it’s that you care so much about the fate of these characters that makes The Devil’s Candy one of a kind.


Get Out (2017)

Get Out

Comedian Jordan Peele blew audiences away earlier this year with his chilling directorial debut that took a blisteringly transgressive approach to his social horror. For Daniel Kaluuya’s Chris Washington, meeting his girlfriend’s family for the first time at their secluded home in the woods is daunting enough considering the interracial aspect of their relationship. But those fears are compounded ten-fold when their polite, welcoming ways masks far more sinister intentions. Peele holds up a mirror up while balancing humor with atmosphere, making for a thrilling ride.


Hounds of Love (2017)

Hounds of Love

Set in the 1980s in Perth, Australia, Ben Young’s intense debut follows a serial killing couple, John and Evelyn, which abducts young women for John to brutally rape and torture before murdering and disposing. Their latest victim, Vicki, must drive a wedge between the couple if she has any hope for survival. It’s strange to call a film of this ilk as one of the best, considering its dark subject matter, but Young’s masterful framing of his scenes combined with powerhouse performances by its trio of leads makes for one of the most compelling films that will leave you holding your breath throughout and thinking about days later.


IT (2017)

The adaptation that Stephen King fans always wanted surpassed everyone’s expectations, and it’s still kicking butt at the box office. Director Andy Muchietti balances the beating heart of the Losers Club with the terrifying menace of It, a shape-shifting evil and devourer of children that happens to like being Pennywise the clown the best. All doubts of anyone stepping into Tim Curry’s clown shoes were erased once they saw Bill Skarsgård in action.  This biggest surprise, though, is just how talented the young cast is and how much they endeared their characters to the viewer. As if the cast and scares weren’t enough, Muschietti layers in Easter eggs and nods to the source novel to up the rewatch factor even more. Bring on Part II!


Raw (2017)

Raw

What Ginger Snaps did for werewolves, Julia Ducournau’s stunning debut does for cannibals. Justine’s entry into veterinarian school introduces her to sexual desire, hazing rituals, and oh yeah, eating meat. The hunger for meat grows monstrous in Justine, causing weird body changes and barbaric behavior that may not quite be socially acceptable. Visually stunning, smart, and full of gross-out moments, Raw is an all-time modern classic and a new take on cannibalism.



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COMMENTS

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  • Ethan Boling

    Couldn’t agree more with this list! It feels like just yesterday I was 12, watching Insidious for the first time and now it’s considered a classic.. way to make me feel old, haha

    • EnergyDrinkHigh

      I was 30 when it came out. Way to make ME feel old!

  • Shinobi

    Some suggestions: 10 Cloverfield Lane, Dead Snow 2, Excision, It Comes at Night, Split, The Neon Demon, Train to Busan.

    • “10 Cloverfield Lane”

      Yes! I forgot about that one.

      • Creepshow

        And you should.

        • Why? It was great (except perhaps for the ending, which felt somewhat tacked on).

          • Creepshow

            Not even remotely a horror movie. 80 minutes of (great) suspense, followed by (like you said) 25 minutes of tacked-on Space Invader crud.

          • I disagree. I thought the horror element was definitely there, especially as far as John Goodman’s character was concerned.

          • Creepshow

            Replace “horror” with “suspense”, and you nailed it.

          • Horror and suspense go together like chocolate and peanut butter. You seriously think that being kidnapped by a hulking man-child you can’t trust, having nowhere to hide and being locked away, and then figuring out that he’s a serial killer that dresses women up like children isn’t horror?

            The suspense was whether or not John Goodman could be trusted, whether or not he believed the protagonist’s lies, and whether or not they would escape.

          • Creepshow

            Sounds suspenseful. Don’t leave out the spaceship with a vagina.

          • Meisha’s Taint

            Next to Red Christmas, 10 cloverfield is my least favorite movie of the last few years. Fuckin awful. Shit dialogue for the entire movie an then a shittier version of what happens in ” War of The Worlds” for the ending.

            Yuck

        • Simon Allen

          SHOUTIN IN THE CELLAR IS A CLASSIC !!!!!

  • I would add Hatchet II and The Human Centipede 2, but those are a matter of taste.

    • Laura Kinney (X-23)

      As long as it’s the UNCUT version of Human Centipede II!!

      • Agreed. Many of these various film censors need to wake up and realise it’s the 21st century. A movie isn’t going to fundamentally change a sane viewer that knows that they’re watching a movie (AKA 99.9% of the audience).

        If a movie is enough to convince someone to kill, then that person was doomed to begin with (something else would have set off their fragile psyche). Banning films isn’t any different from burning books. It’s backwards.

  • Travis_Bickle

    Starry Eyes and The Witch are boring AF. Those are horror movies when I watched and the credits rolled I yelled “NOTHING HAPPENED!!”

    • Creepshow

      Well, then definitely don’t watch It Comes At Night. You’ll want to punch yourself in the cock afterwards.

      • dsxy

        Boredom comes at night.

        • Creepshow

          Zero exaggeration right here. Holy fuckin Hell!

          • Vincent Kane

            Here is the big question though…

            Was there 47 mins of chopping wood in it?

          • Creepshow

            Fuck yes

          • Vincent Kane

            Oh then you just didn’t understand it. Shame…

          • Creepshow

            Well done, sir. Well done.

          • Simon Allen

            Fuck All comes at night .

      • Travis_Bickle

        Thanks for the heads up. I haven’t seen it yet but will cross it off the list

        • Creepshow

          Your pecker thanks you.

      • MrX13

        Thats what I heard, boring with nothing happening at all. I kind of still want to watch it though. Is it really that bad?

        • Creepshow

          The opening (first twenty minutes or so) is fucking sick. Then you wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, and wait some more…
          Then the screen goes black. Total blue balls.

          • MrX13

            Damn, that sucks! Thanx homie!

      • Saying Like It Is

        It seems that most of the hate for the film is due to people not being able to see past its title.

        • Creepshow

          Yeah yeah. Sure sure.

    • Meisha’s Taint

      If you are a fan of HOW movies are made then the Witch is a masterpiece. Don’t look at a film as if something has to happen. Every shot in that film was a masterpiece that was perfectly acted, put more attention to detail than any modern horror movie and had a fantastic score.

      The story itself is only 1/5 of the movie

    • Simon Allen

      Lordy The Witch is stinky .

    • MrX13

      Starry Eyes was a lot better than The Witch. But The Witch was the one I hated the most. I said the same thing when it ended “Nothing happened, WTF!”

      • Travis_Bickle

        Saying something is better then the Witch doesn’t say much. I guess I can agree though.

  • Robb Quinn

    There are some glaring omissions on this list:
    -Babadook
    -Maniac
    -American Mary
    -Dead Snow 2

  • Dennis Giles

    What a cock-eyed list !!!

  • Jaimie

    i’ll never understand the love for the devil’s candy

    • Vincent Kane

      Same. I would say it was just an ok movie. Solid performance by Pruitt Taylor Vince.

    • DaddyKo

      Doesn’t come close to The Loved ones. Visually is cool but that’s it.

    • Blood Boil

      Agreed, it was terrible

    • david

      Yeah. I’m with you there. it wasn’t terrible, but I didn’t see what all the fuss was about.

      • DC_Fan38

        I agree. I had to remind my brother that he and I had watched it a month ago because it was rather forgettable.
        Not bad, just unmemorable.

  • Ryan Jackson

    Where’s Train to Busan, Green Room, The Crazies, Stake Land, Bone Tomahawk, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Frozen, and Kill List? These movies were all pretty goddamn awesome. Shame they get no shout-out here..

    • biff

      The Crazies was an excellent remake, and Stake Land one of the best post-apocalyptic travelogues ever. Still haven’t seen the sequel yet, though.

      • Ryan Jackson

        Don’t, it’s pure garbage. Mickle doesn’t even direct and it has a very cheap feeling to it. I had high hopes, but was let down ultimately. Another great is We Are Still Here. Slow burn horror done right.

      • MrX13

        StakeLand 2 was still a good movie. Good continuation of the first film!

        Crazies remake was simply badass!

  • Vincent Kane

    Yes to-
    The Wailing
    Cabin in the Woods
    Get Out
    Evil Dead
    You’re Next
    Sinister
    IT (even though it wasn’t scary at all. Best comedy of the year maybe.)

    Remove-
    The Witch
    Starry Eyes
    Insidious
    It Follows
    The last 1/3 of The Conjuring

    Add-
    Train to Busan
    Black Swan
    The Invitation
    Bone Tomahawk
    Split

    • Meisha’s Taint

      I’m getting real tired of the “it’s not scary” shit. This is only something a child says to prove to his friends he is a big boy now. Horror movies do not have to be scary and it is not a fault of any horror film if it is not. This is not why these movies are made.

  • Dr. Sam “Looney” Loomis

    You’re Next was terrible. Killer kills someone, everyone has a screaming fit, everyone calms down, killers kills someone, more screaming, etc, etc. Oh, and one character happens to have been raised as a survivalist. Add The Autopsy of Jane Doe and The Taking of Deborah Logan instead.

    • turk

      While I will admit to being somewhat disappointed in “You’re Next” (probably didn’t help that the release was so delayed and that built up more anticipation), I wouldn’t call it terrible. It had some fun moments and some decent kills. But not the classic I was hoping for, no.

    • david

      We’ll have to agrees to disagree. I thought You’re Next was awesome.

  • Adam Doll

    Ummm A Serbian Film?

    • Laura Kinney (X-23)

      FUCK YEAH!! Uncut, all the wayyyy!!

  • Meisha’s Taint

    LET ME IN: “It’s so good, that it actually surpasses the Swedish film”

    You are a retard who knows little to nothing about film

  • SupernaturalCat

    Others not on the list that I enjoyed…

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
    The Crazies (2010)
    The Void (2016)
    The Monster (2016)
    The Possession of David O’Reilly (2010)
    The Last Exorcism (2010)
    The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
    The Thing (2011 prequel)
    The Lords of Salem (2012)
    Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

    • TheMostInterestingManintheMidw

      To each their own but The Last Exorcism 2 is one of the worst films ever.

  • Jack Derwent

    “It’s so good, that it actually surpasses the Swedish film” You just lost whatever credibility you had. LMI is just the Swedish film with more violence and less respect for the audience (hey let’s SPELL OUT that the ‘father’ is in fact another kid grown up!). Saying Reeves “made it his own” is a slap in the face to Tomas Alfredson as all Reeves did was copy his work.

    • Laura Kinney (X-23)

      Let The Right One In didn’t need no half-ass Reeves remake with Hit-Girl. It was fine the way it was. All the ‘Americanized’ version did was amp up the blood and guts and shit it into theaters…

      • ShadowInc

        Amen.

      • scream4ever

        Anyone who wonders what the difference is between American film and foreign film should watch both movies to have their answer.

  • DaddyKo

    Love Evil Dead. I Saw the Devil, You’re next, Let Me In, Insidious, Sinister, Dale&Tucker, Cabin in the Woods I like all those. Just watched The Autopsy of Jane Doe yesterday and that one was pretty good.

  • Jay Bennett

    Great seeing Raw and the VVitch here, would add Bone Tomahawk

  • turk

    “I Saw the Devil” was the best serial killer movie since “Silence of the Lambs.” One of my favorite movies of all time.

    • MrX13

      Koreans know how to tell a story! But that in particular was superb!

  • KnegaKnick

    Bone tomahawk missing. Don’t breathe?

    • biff

      Yeah, and yeah? Two of my faves there, for sure.

      • MrX13

        Both are great movies with good suspense moments! Bone Tomahawk though, was “holy SH!T!!”

  • Laura Kinney (X-23)

    A few of my favorites IMO are:

    – Conjuring 2 (Which I prefer to the original, which wasn’t bad on it’s own, but I prefer this one!!)
    – The Void
    – The Witch
    – V/H/S (Especially the segment “Amateur Night”, so HOT and so sexy!!)
    – SiREN (2016) (Fun lil’ monster movie spin off of V/H/S’s “Amateur Night”, Jeepers Creepers meets The Hangover!! I fucking love Lily the Siren/Succubus!!)
    – V/H/S 2 (Hands down the best entry in the V/H/S trilogy, IMO)
    – Cabin in The Woods (Ridiculous twist was VERY unexpected, and took me 2 viewings to warm up to, but I finally caved!! It’s an awesome love letter to the genre!!)
    – Attack The Block (Awesome!!)
    – Fright Night (Bitchin’!!)
    – Tucker & Dale vs Evil (Hahaha, Hilarious!!)
    – Bone Tomahawk (Unforgiven meets Hills Have Eyes. Jesus!! That one scene still bothers me. The “split scene”, ooh, that still hurts my parts thinking about it!!)
    – Human Centipede II (Uncut Version) (A film that leaves NOTHING to the imagination with all that farting and pooping!!) “Thhhpppp!!”

    • MrX13

      Attack The Block and Bone Tomahawk should have been on the list! Great movies!

  • Simon Allen

    Your Next…..Cabin in the woods……The Conjuring , maybe the first Insidious and Tucker and Dale would probably make my list .
    As for the rest on this list they either suck on varying levels or left me cold .
    Where is The Conjuring 2 ? One of the last movies that actually scared me .
    Also we need The Monster here along with the hoot that was Dead Snow 2 and the head fuck that was A Serbian Film …..no doubt I’ve forgotten a few myself .

    • david

      The Conjuring 2 was awesome. That movie should definitely be on this list.

      • Simon Allen

        PREACH !!!

      • Nahuel Benvenuto

        it is? i found The Conjuring to be very well shot but highly predictable and generic

    • Saying Like It Is

      Dead Snow 2 is awesome! Hell the trailer alone for DS2 is awesome!

      • Matt Miller

        I’ve always thought the trailer was better than the movie

  • MrX13

    Great list! A lot of great movies on that list. Glad to see The Wailing, Hound of Love, and The Devil’s Candy.

    The one I don’t understand why it’s on this list is The Witch. It wasn’t scary, no horror to it, just dumbness all around. I admit that the old lady witch was scary looking but overall, it was a complete snooze fest. That movie will put you to sleep.

    • Nahuel Benvenuto

      no, The Witch is one of the best horror movies made in a LONG time

      • MrX13

        There was no horror in that movie. The only horror about it was dreadfully watching it that made it seem forever. Boring ass movie

  • ShadowInc

    I’m down with:
    – I SAW THE DEVIL
    – CABIN IN THE WOODS
    – THE WAILING
    – IT
    But my personal list would also include:
    – BONE TOMAHAWK
    – TRAIN TO BUSAN
    – EVOLUTION (2015)
    – THE INVITATION
    – A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT
    – BASKIN

  • I hated Starry Eyes and The Witch, but my favorites are:

    IT
    Get Out
    Annabelle 2
    Raw
    Don’t Breathe
    10 Cloverfield Lane
    The Conjuring 2
    Train to Busan
    Hush
    The Boy
    Crimson Peak
    As Above, So Below (an underrated masterpiece)
    The Conjuring
    Evil Dead (one of the best remakes ever)
    Mama
    The Green Inferno
    The Cabin in the Woods
    The Woman in Black
    The Collection
    Scream 4
    You’re Next
    Kill List (unfortunately nobody knows this great movie)
    Piranha 3D
    Insidious
    Tucker and Dale
    The Wolfman

    • By the way, if you are interested, here you have the new trailer of Insidious 4:
      https://youtu.be/nLYIS2n3vDY

      It’s one of the best trailers I’ve seen and I can’t find the international version, just with portuguese subtitles.

  • Matt Miller

    Great list. I just can’t dig Under the Shadows, The wailling and It. Also I think there’s a lot better movies than The devil’s candy. Now, way big omissions: The Invitation, The Woman, Confessions, Spring and Kill List. And some that I really like:
    – It comes at night
    – Maniac, the bloodily great remake
    – Julia’s Eyes
    – Goodnight Mommy
    -Excision
    – In Fear
    – A horrible way to die
    – Cheap Thrills
    – mother !
    – The eyes of my mother
    – Green Room
    – Would you rather
    – Creep 1 & 2
    – The autopsy of Jane Doe
    – Under the skin (also, big omission !)
    – They look like people
    – The visit
    – I am the pretty thing that lives in the house
    – The canal
    – Oculus
    – American Mary
    – The battery
    – Kidnapped
    – The house on Pine Street
    – VHS 2
    – Found
    Lol this was longer than I thought it would be. It’s been a good decade, I left some out. I love that you reinvindicated Hounds of love, Starry Eyes and We are what we are.

    • david

      I hear you Matt. I thought Under The Shadow was basically a Middle Eastern version of The Babadook.

      • darklordofgorgoroth

        With social commentary

      • Matt Miller

        Yeah, I thought it was devoid of suspense and originality apart of the socio-political setting, it’s the same horror movie of all time.

    • Nahuel Benvenuto

      you are not serious with VHS2 which has only one decent segment and the rest was crap

      • Matt Miller

        Two shorts worked for me, the one with the zombies and the sect segment. The other are indeed bad, maybe the first VHS is better but I don’t remember it very well.

  • J.J.

    You forgot Trump’s inauguration speech. That was pure horror for the Dem’s xD

    • scream4ever

      A true American Horror Story if I ever saw one :/

  • Cure4Humanity

    We Are Still Here….surprised that wasn’t included.

  • IchiNole14

    Love the varying opinions and thoughts in this discussion! It’s what makes horror so great! I know my opinion isn’t a popular one, but I did not care for Get Out. Liked the symbolism and message, but not much else…

  • Let me in was amazing!

    • david

      That it was Fede. I don’t know why so many people hate it compared to the original. I actually liked it better than Let The Right One In.

      • Yeah i prefer it over the original too, both movies are pretty different from the book so i don’t make a lot of comparsions. For me the remake is better, besides some truly awful CGI (which also was a problem in the swedish one)

  • Hamilcar Racho

    Nailed it again!! And may I add CREEP 1&2, THE NIGHTMARE, BASKIN, A SERBIAN FILM, THE DEVIL’S CANDY, THE VOID, BEDEVILLED (KOREAN MOVIE), V/H/S SERIES, COLDFISH (JAPANESE MOVIE), THE HEALING (FILIPINO MOVIE), DON’T BREATHE, DIGGING UP THE MARROW, THE GUEST. More to come 😉

    • AldermachXI

      lol…A Serbian Film. Total trash for shock junkies.

      • Nahuel Benvenuto

        A Serbian Film actually contains a lot of content if you are willing to look for it, is not shock for shock sake, which it also is but with a purpose

        • Nahuel Benvenuto

          also it gets bonus point for portraying real stuff that happens worldwide

      • James

        A Serbian Film is actually a brilliant horror movie, but unfortunately it’s just past off as shock junk which it is anything but

  • Rohan

    It Follows wasn’t that good, at least to me. I didn’t find it that scary, and the characters were dull as dirt. I’m kinda disappointed that Baskin wasn’t on the list. That was way better than it follows, with some terrific imagery.

  • Blaz138

    Some good ones here. I enjoyed IT and Devils Candy, but both are just ok. thats a sad state of affairs when just ok stuff ends up on “best of” lists

    • Trav

      I feel IT is better than ok, but that’s just my opinion. I also feel Sinister is a pretty underrated horror film that I thought was pretty solid.

  • Nicolas Caiveau

    Train To Busan was for me the best Korean horror movie of the decade.

    • Surrinda Ward

      I agree!

    • Jay Brezzy

      Here’s my honesty here….I just don’t feel like reading the film lol.

      Sometimes I don’t mind…but I need a dubbed version for me to try this one. It’s been on Netflix for months now…but I haven’t jumped in yet.

      • Brian Martin Rasmussen

        You must hear the original voices, dubbing i crap in any movie.

        • Jay Brezzy

          I knew it wouldn’t be popular opinion….but yeah.

      • Vincent Kane

        I’m not big on subtitles either but this movie is worth watching with the subtitles. There isn’t a great deal of dialogue once the movie gets going.

        • Jay Brezzy

          Ok man…I’ll try it out today. Netflix…here I come!

  • Trav

    Sinister is honestly pretty underrated in my opinion, and it deserves to be on this list. Is Sinister 2 any good? I’ve been meaning to check it out.

    • MayorChapStick76

      Sinister 2 is pretty bad. It’s no where near as good as Sinister.

    • Matt Miller

      It’s awful lol

  • Mccuish1525

    The wailing is such a great movie.

  • Creepshow

    Let Me In

    Not a bad movie. The original crushes it.

    And although I love Now and Later candy, the song makes me want to ‘shake’ that kid.

    • Evan3

      The period piece, greater direction, and rock solid action puts Let Me In over LtROi. Both are better than the book though.

  • No mention of The Babadook? Let Me In better than the original? What is happening right now!!!!!

    • Evan3

      Babadook is a glaring omission, but Let Me In is indeed the best version of the film!

      • Why do you think it is superior?

        • Evan3

          Slicker direction, better acting, and I certainly relate more to the time period.

  • ky

    I did not enjoy Raw at all. Maybe I was missing some kind of metaphorical message being conveyed, but to me it lacked any real tension. I think the kind of people who thought May was an excellent movie would enjoy Raw. I hated May.

  • Bloodspatta

    Where’s Conjuring 2. Just as good as the first, and sorry but Let Me In is trash compared to the original.

  • David Pollison

    Didn’t like The Devil’s Candy and Let Me In was competent at best. I’d replace those two with The Babadook, Train To Busan and add The Autopsy Of Jane Doe.

  • TheMostInterestingManintheMidw

    This decade has been solid but most of the mainstream films have been beyond overrated. The Insidious series is the most average thing ever produced and the first Conjuring is average as well. The 2nd Conjuring is by far better. A rough list:
    Let Me In, Frozen, The Shrine, Dream Home, PA3, Kill List, Stake Land, FD5, The Woman, Attack The Block, The Innkeepers, Maniac, Citadel, Sinister, The Lords Of Salem, Antiviral, Evil Dead, Oculus, The Sacrament, It Follows, The Guest, Goodnight Mommy, The Visit, The Invitation, Southbound, Scout’s Guide, The Witch, Blair Witch, We Are The Flesh, I Am Not A Serial Killer, Raw and The Void

    • James

      The Shrine does not get nearly enough credit 🙂

  • Nick Halloway

    I’ll admit that I do love Carpenter’s The Ward.

  • Surrinda Ward

    I Saw The Devil, as fantastic and brilliant as it it is, is simply NOT a horror film! Why it gets lumped in as a horror baffles me when its clearly a crime thriller. Sure its uber violent, disturbing even, but still a revenge crime thriller at the end of the day. Don’t let me put anyone off though…. the film really is fantastic!!!

  • spidergod91
    • James

      I thoroughly enjoyed that movie. It was well done and tense.

  • spidergod91

    The Crazies (2010) is near the top for me. Easily among the best horror remakes since 2000 aside from the Grudge/Ring remakes.

  • spidergod91

    Husk (2011) is pretty damn underrated.
    3rd best killer scarecrow movie out there after Scarecrows (1988) & Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/043752855be1467de3710e75616bd3187521ec92cd2d92a038d32e8621e4bae3.jpg

  • Jay Brezzy

    No Lights out?

    • darklordofgorgoroth

      Hell, no!! It glorifies bipolar suicide!

      • Jay Brezzy

        Ummmm…..o….k?

        • darklordofgorgoroth

          The mother was manic depressive. She stopped taking her medication and THAT was when the monster showed up! When she committed suicide (something bipolar people are prone to do) the monster vanished.
          That’s a disgusting message to promote!
          Pay attention when watching movies..

          • Jay Brezzy

            Look rude asshole, don’t push your dysfunction or need to find it everywhere you look off on me.

            I watch what I want and how I want. Just because I don’t watch Rain Man without bursting into tears doesn’t mean I don’t pay attention.

            Go sit your sensitive ass down somewhere and watch a Pixar movie.

          • darklordofgorgoroth

            Lol! Who’s being rude and unable to discuss the topic at hand? Resorting to childish banter and namecalling makes you loose by default, sherlock.
            Ad Hominem, much?
            If you want to watch crappy movies that don’t require you to think, be my guest.

          • Jay Brezzy

            That’s it? That’s the response from the dipshit who wanted to comment fight… because I liked a movie? Lol. Yeah okay, you win.

            Now go eat your feelings so you don’t end up off-ing yourself.

            By the way… Nemo’s mother dies and Scar kills Mufasa. Just didn’t want you walking blindly into those moments…I see how fragile your psyche is, cupcake.

          • darklordofgorgoroth

            Lol, sure I’ve got a fragile psyche. That’s why Martyrs and Srpski Film are 2 of my fave horror movies of the 21st century. rotflmfao

          • Jay Brezzy

            Oh… Bambi’s mother gets shot as well.

          • darklordofgorgoroth

            I’m sure you cried like a toddler

          • Jay Brezzy

            The wife in Up dies before they could start a family…

            If you or someone you know is in crisis,
            please call
            1-800-273-8255

          • Creepshow

            Johnathan Brisby got killed by the farmer’s cat Dragon.

          • Jay Brezzy

            Creepshow! I thought that was a ” Secret “….?

          • Creepshow

            Looks like the rat is outta the bag.

      • Vincent Kane

        All horror movies glorify something awful. That’s why it’s horror. Some have more commentary the others. Just because you don’t agree with this particular topic doesn’t negate others enjoying the movie.

        • darklordofgorgoroth

          Well, the director himself regrets putting in the bipolar suicide, wich should speak volumes!

  • Evan3

    Sinister. Seriously? One of the dumbest, most predictable and overrated horror films ever. Seriously, how can any fan of the genre who has seen more than a dozen films be creeped out by any of the so-called “scares.”

    Still this list is mostly good and special kudos to Let Me In which is, indeed, the best adaptation.

    I also wouldn’t have minded A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

  • DC_Fan38

    Comment on “Let Me In”: “It’s so good, that it actually surpasses the Swedish film.”
    Really? That has to be a joke.
    The original is far superior. It is closer to the book, had subtle yet chilling moments, and created an atmosphere that was ultimately duplicated (nearly identically) by the remake. That alone makes the remake inferior.
    Simply put: It was an unnecessary remake.

    • Barry El Beardo

      I found Let Me In a struggle to watch.
      Let The Right One In is the superior movie, not just an opinion FACT!

    • Yeah, but have you seen the cat scene…

      • DC_Fan38

        Oh yeah. And while the graphics aren’t the best, it still does not detract from the story, in my opinion.

  • scream4ever

    No Black Swan!? Okay, some may not consider it true horror since it’s psychological, but it’s close enough.

  • LastCubScout

    “Piranha 3D” was one of the last horror movies to give me hope for the future. Also, “Byzantium” because Saoirse Ronan rocks it.

    • James

      Byzantium was an excellent vampire film. Loved that one.

  • Will Schuster

    No:Green Room, Train To Busan, Piranha, The Crazies, Don’t Breathe, 10 Cloverfield Lane, VHS, Hush, Stake Land, Creep, Oculus or Crimson Peak? Wtf?! I do commend you on picking I Saw the Devil. Such a wonderful movie.

    • Nahuel Benvenuto

      VHS? Crimson Peak? Those are not great movies, they are ok

    • llcc1103

      Piranha? The Crazies? lol ok dude

    • James

      I do agree about Oculus and Green Room but not the rest.

  • Brad Tyler

    There’s a fair few on their I still haven’t seen, thanks for the heads-up!

  • Nahuel Benvenuto

    They missed the mark with this article, some wrong things in this:
    Let The Right One In IS the superior version, that is not even a debate
    Tucker and Dale versus Evil is not horror
    The Cabin In The Woods is not great, Sninister is not great either, The Conjuring is just ok
    I Saw The Devil, hmmm…. i do not know if it counts as horror

    Etc, some of them they do deserve the title

    • Nahuel Benvenuto

      Also, is Under The Shadow that good? I doubt it, they said the same thing about Babadook (a movie Under The Shadow seems to be ripping off) and it was not great

      • darklordofgorgoroth

        It does have an important social commentary though, unlike The Babadook

    • James

      I saw the devil is definitely horror and cabin in the woods is superb.

  • James Allard

    I will have to get in the chemically altered mindset people entered when seeing Raw. I sat through it and must have missed the good stuff.

    Green Room was one of the best I’ve seen. Train To Busan was a wild ride, Runaway Train with zombies. Crimson Peak was … 21st Century Gothic.

    • Nick Furry

      I didn’t care for RAW either. It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t scary or disturbing or anything for me. Green Room was fantastic. Went and saw IT on a whim, basically just because Yelchin and Stewart were in it, and it surprised me.

  • torjs99

    More politics over scares

  • The Night King

    While not labeled a horror movie, Viggo Mortenson’s The Road had some very creepy scenes. And it had cannibals.

  • llcc1103

    compare this to the 80s, 90s. laughable.

    • qwef

      yeah most 80s and 90s horror movies were laughable, its true.

  • llcc1103

    No Grave Encounters?

  • @disqus_AL6fvDlfna

    Well if this is the best the 2010s have to offer than it was a very crappy decade.

    • qwef

      “Get off my lawn kids”

      Shut up grandpa. These are all great fucking films

  • F. This

    Devil’s Candy is just not as good as people say it is. It is filled with continuity errors and the tone is very uneven. Don’t get me wrong, there are some great parts and acting but overall it is a lackluster film. There are only 4 films that I can think of that got under my skin: Shelly (super slow burn), Lovely Molly (watched on a whim thinking I would shut it off and ended up on the edge of my seat.) Les Revenants… unnerving and bloodless and Pontypool (the unseen horror of it is fantastic.)

    • Matt Miller

      Shelley is undarrated, it’s creepy and crafted like few horror movies. There are pretty fucked up scenes in that. The others you mentioned I haven’t watched them.

      • F. This

        I’m glad someone else has seen Shelly, and I couldn’t agree more about how well crafted it is. I hope more people watch it, it is deserves some respect. I don’t know where you can see the others I mentioned but if you liked Shelly please check out Eyes of My Mother it is very dark, filled with WTF moments, relies on tone and I forgot to put it on my list.

        • Matt Miller

          Yes I’ve seen it! It’s so good. Some of the most disturbing moments I watched on film last year.

  • No Train to Busan or Green Room? Come on now, you’ve got plenty of room. You included Insidious, Cabin in the Woods, Conjuring, Evil Dead Remake, and It Follows…all of which suck. Clearly you had space to fill but you couldn’t think of anything better? Sad decade for horror.

    • KSE1977

      Forgot Green Room as well!! And the Blackcoat’s Daughter and

    • qwef

      “All of which suck”

      People need to realise that just because THEY dont like a movie, that doesn’t mean that their opinion is correct and the movie sucks…its just YOUR stupid opinion.

      Insidious, Cabin in the Woods , Conjuring , Evil Dead (2013), It Follows are all fucking GREAT movies , in my opinion.

      ^ Try phrasing it this way next time or else you sound like an idiot.

  • Jeff Colico

    This proves the problem with horror…the bar is waaaaaay too low. An idiot with a mask who can’t die goes around killing people…yeah….that interesting…I wonder what would happen…a deform family eating people, morons running with the camera screaming “Oh my God!”. And always, no matter what, be sure you have a fucking forest because, you can’t have a horror movie withou a forest. Or why not another virus zombie movie? Etc…and those kind of movies are claimed by the audience and press. Why?

    I guess we have to assume you can ‘t be smart in this genre. Though there are movies that probed this to be wrong, for example here we have the new version of… “It”…And it is everywhere…EVERYWHERE…no matter where you are, there is a photo.
    A movie with nothing new. Absolutely nothing. So what´s the point of doing it again, if U don´t add a single new idea? And that is the movie with the higher audience.
    Add to that equation, horror is in vogue now. Great. So, this is what you get…movies like “You´re next”…the worst drunken version of Agatha Christie couldn’t write such a crap. “It follows”…a one chapter movie…and the list goes on.
    Here, in this list, you have very little exceptions…

    We Are What We Are (2013) ..even the poster tells you the whole movie…kudos to that movie…Get Out (2017)…the idea that could have worked, but it was made terrible…Sinister (2012)…a movie that starts good and holds thanks to Ethan Hawke but the last half hour is embarrassing. Maybe the director had his wife pregnant or something and have to leave a earlier. What the hell happenend?
    I read in a lot of sites “Green Room”. Really? That´s the best you´ve got? Yes, you have some great actors there…like P. Stewart…but the plot…come on! Again with the cat and the mouse running? Where? Where else? In a fucking forest.

    The point is, we have to demand better horror movies. And so is the press and people who write reviews. Of course, it´s just an opinion. But I think this genre could be a lot better. There are so many places of the human mind to explore…so come on!

    • LunarNoire

      YES! My thoughts exactly. I don’t even know what the hell was going on in “IT”. It’s a shame because I’m a huge horror movie fan but it seems like either the directors don’t know what horror is or they’re too lazy to come up with something that hasn’t been done a million times over. I find myself scrolling for hours through mind numbing garbage hoping to find that one gem. Most have the same elements: college students in the forest, zombies in the forest, forest in the forest will be next. Or some viral out break that leads to the creation of zombies. Nobody has any common sense and the story line ( if you can call it that) is lackluster. Next let’s do a remake of a remake of a remake and skip any type of plot and just cgi the hell out if it and slap the label horror on it. It’s a shame when the cover is better than the actual movie. How I watch these movies now is what ever they show for the trailer is all that I want to see because those are all the good parts lumped together in those few minutes. Some start of decent and then fall of at the end and just becomes comical. Sad state indeed.

    • qwef

      If you believe you can make better movies with better stories and scripts then make them.

      Your whole rant sounds like baby whinning too me otherwise.

      • Jeff Colico

        Okay, I’ll play along. Let’s say you are an architect and I hire you to build my house but you are in fact the worst architect ever. The house of course, collapses in week. I demand you an explanation and this is what you say: “Hey! If you believe you can make better houses why don’t you make them?”
        I´m not a damn architect so I am not suppose to even get closer to a building plan. And the fact that I am not an architect doesn’t make you any better.
        You still are going to be awful and know nothing about architecture
        So the fact that I am not a writer/director doesn’t make a mediocre director or movie any better. They still gonna suck.

        • qwef

          Way to make this horrible analogy mate. For your analogy to be in any way accurate that would mean that the movies mentioned in this list were all failures , and not in the biased “oh i didn’t like it” way but actually, objectively horrible. And that is simply not the case no matter how you spin it.

          As a matter of fact all of the above films were critically acclaimed , made major cash , loved by many, written/directed/acted by actually talented people,you know, profesionals.

          But i guess that because Jeff Colico doesn’t like them that means that they suck and they do a bad job? Well guess what tho, they are actually the ones getting paid to do this for a living while you pay to watch their work. That tells me they have the talent and you don’t , they have the abilities and knowledge and you don’t , yet you feel entitled enough to post 4 paragraphs on how we need to “demand better movies”?

          Nah mate, nobody is forcing you to watch others work, if you feel like there is nothing out there for you go and make it yourself.

          • Jeff Colico

            Just because something is “were critically acclaimed , made major cash” has to be great?
            I guess I will toss my Dream Theater´s albums and listen to “I got a feeling” by The Black Eyes Peas only because it sold way more. Man…come on…
            One thing is to have true artists working on an new idea, a risk, that might work or not. Another thing is to have artists -if you like- doing a product. Period. No art, no ideas, no risk…nothing. Just a very well done product.
            “Horror movies are making money? Let´s make them…they are easy…It’s all about publicity.”
            And you know what? They were right. “The Blair witch project” is the perfect example. That can hardly qualify as a movie. But…what do I know? It made millions. So did the new “IT”. Why? Once again: publicity. It was everywhere. And that is how all works. An industry that makes products and doesn’t care about art…not one bit…and tries to devour the rest to make sure nothing else is out there. I know this because the same happens in music. So, on top of that, you want me to say they are good?

            But, enough already. Don’t worry. Those kind of movies I can guarantee you will keep coming. No problem, they are a studio formula. So, they can xerox a lot of them.
            I will be happier to live in a land that there is no good, great, bad, poor, terrible art. But sadly I don’t. So I demand to an artist to act like one. To do what it takes. To risk, try, fail, succeed. That is all about.

            Again it’s just an opinion. You are right…I’m a guy behind a keyboard who claims it can be way better..and I’m complaining to giants who made millions…so…it’s not like I’m taking cheap shots to some innocent beginner.

            Have a great day and good talking to you.

            Btw: I said: “I guess we have to assume you can ‘t be smart in this genre. Though there are movies that probed this to be wrong..” and “Here, in this list, you have very little exceptions…”. So I didn’t say all of them were bad.

  • Douglas Kaiser

    Articles like these are always subjective. While I agree that movies like The Conjuring, You’re Next, and It Follows belong on this list, I would dispute the inclusion of Sinister–which I found quite pedestrian and disappointing–and Evil Dead–which I found so bad and boring I stopped watching it halfway through.

  • Vinnie Vincent’s Dead Dog

    No, the terrible English adaptation does not surpass Let The Right One In.
    That’s the point where I stopped reading.

  • KSE1977

    I feel like Train to Busan deserves to be here, given some of the other entries

  • Carl Chrystan

    Bored of ‘Best of…’ lists. Can we now have some ‘Worst of…’ ones now, please?

    Oh, and you left out ‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’ and ‘What We Do in the Shadows’…schoolboy error!

    • Sky Ferreira

      The Autopsy of Jane Doe 100% deserves to be here!

  • marshally

    If you haven’t seen I Saw The Devil, I highly recommend it. Don’t let the subtitles scare you away, I found it relatively easy to follow. It’s raw and a gritty in-your-face horror/thriller, when finished it’ll stick with you long afterwards.

  • MeeGhoulz

    Oh, man, still haven’t watched half of these movies…

  • kieron callaghan

    Perhaps i’m easily pleased but i have really enjoyed so many different films from this period…Black Swan, Kidnapped, Victim, Rabies, Julia’s Eyes, In Their Sleep, The Silent House, F, We Are What We Are (original), Painless, Human Centipede 2, The Skin I Live In, Here Comes The Devil, Sleep Tight, Inbred, What We Do In The Shadows, The Hidden Face, Wither, American Mary, Found, Afflicted, The House At The End Of Time, We Are What We Are (remake), Excision, Kristy, The Babadook, It Follows, Baskin, BackCountry, They Look Like People, A Christmas Horror Story, Last Shift, Shrews Nest, Evil Dead, Cub (Welp), Goodnight Mommy, Creep, The Gift, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Oculus, We Are Still Here, The Conjuring 2, The Witch, The Eyes Of My Mother, Hush, The Neon Demon, Lake Bodom, 47 Meters Down, Berlin Syndrome, It Comes At Night, Raw, Hounds Of Love and Mother!

    • Matt Miller

      Same here, but I’ve grown in this decade so I’ve seen a lot of movies from these years, but I think there’s are a lot of astounding movies. The original We are what we are, Here comes the Devil, Shrew’s nest and Rabies are some little known movies I enjoyed a lot too.

  • Rick-Taylor

    Krampus deserves to be on this list, along with others that commenters have mentioned. Raw is pretty stupid, and not in the “Horror movie stupid” kind of way. Just plain stupid.

  • Sky Ferreira

    Y’all swore The Babadook was god’s gift to mankind when it came out but were quick to leave it off this list!

    • Sky Ferreira

      Also, The Devil’s Candy was so boring omg

    • bondagegel

      I love your music. Please release a new album soon. Thank you.

    • discochic

      BABADOOK was complete shit – an annoying kid screamong for 90 mins – terrible film.

  • bondagegel

    I think someone here mentioned Kill List. It’s easily the most fascinating, original horror film of the decade so far for me. A must-watch for horror fans, and it gets better with multiple viewings.

  • Kristoffer Groves

    No love for V/H/S? How about The Girl With All The Gifts?

  • discochic

    KIDNAPPED was the defining Home Invasion pic, more so than the somewhat over rated YOU’RE NEXT

    • kieron callaghan

      Whilst i do adore Your Next i totally agree with you on Kidnapped being the definitive home invasion film (no sorry apart from Inside).

  • Sunny Cheong

    Did you guys make a rule to exclude Netflix movie because I could habe sworn Hush is the way more superior movie compared to You’re Next

  • Batcat

    Why did they exclude everything released before the 1970s? These lists seem to pander in a way. I understand the site is called “bloody-disgusting,” but why ignore all that came before? It leaves a void in the history of the genre and leaves out far too many essentials.

    This list kind of highlights how mediocre the last decade has been. There’s a few interesting titles(typically foreign) but the domestic films are hardly of interest. The Evil Dead remake in particular, was very weak and unmemorable.

    • qwef

      Well thats just your opinion on the Evil Dead remake.

      For me and many others is one of the best horror films out there. For me its the best remake ever and better than the original trilogy.

      Apparently BD shares some of the same opinions.

  • Hamilcar Racho

    PART 2:
    THE NEON DEMON, THE BABADOOK, THE CRAZIES, THE VISIT, HUSH, MANIAC (2012), GOODNIGHT MOMMY, THE INNKEEPERS, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE, I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE, RABIES, LIVID (LIVIDE), THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN, WE ARE STILL HERE

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