SFMZ's Horror Movies


Number 10 - Silence of the Lambs - Average Rank Score: 11.67, Appears in 6 Polls

Silence of the Lambs
Score: 11.67, 6 Polls



Number 9 - Jaws - Average Rank Score: 11.14, Appears in 7 Polls

Jaws
Score: 11.14, 7 Polls



Number 8 - A Nightmare on Elm Street - Average Rank Score: 10.83, Appears in 6 Polls

A Nightmare on Elm Street
Score: 10.83, 6 Polls



Number 7 - The Thing 1982 - Average Rank Score: 10.5, Appears in 6 Polls

The Thing 1982
Score: 10.5, 6 Polls



Number 6 - Rosemary's Baby 1968 - Average Rank Score: 8.86, Appears in 7 Polls

Rosemary's Baby 1968
Score: 8.86, 7 Polls



Number 5 - Alien 1979 - Average Rank Score: 8.83, Appears in 6 Polls

Alien 1979
Score: 8.83, 6 Polls



Number 4 - The Exorcist 1973 - Average Rank Score: 6.22, Appears in 9 Polls

The Exorcist 1973
Score: 6.22, 9 Polls



Number 3 - Halloween 1978 - Average Rank Score: 5.25, Appears in 8 Polls

Halloween 1978
Score: 5.25, 8 Polls



Number 2 - The Shining - Average Rank Score: 488, Appears in 8 Polls

The Shining
Score: 488, 8 Polls




Number 1 - Psycho 1960 - Average Rank Score: 4.22, Appears in 9 Polls

Psycho 1960
Score: 4.22, 9 Polls








SFMZ'S TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF ALL TIME

We sampled ten popular online top horror film polls to determine SFMZ's Top Ten Horror Films of All Time. Based on their average ranking per poll, each film was measured how well it fared in the lists below. Only Films that appear in at least six of the ten polls were measured.

Calculation Example: Psycho appeared in nine of the ten polls below and holds the rankings of 1st (three of them), 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 10th. These rankings total 38 divided by 9 (the number of polls it appeared), creating an average of 4.22 (The lower the score the better).



IGN.com

1. The Shining
2. The Exorcist
3. Rosemary's Baby
4. Jaws
5. Halloween 1978
6. Poltergeist
7. An American Werewolf in London
8. The Evil Dead 2
9. Frankenstein 1931
10. Night/Living Dead 1968
11. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974
12. Dawn of the Dead (Original)
13. Nosferatu
14. A Nightmare on Elm Street
15. Friday the 13th
16. The Thing 1982
17. Suspiria
18. Dawn of the Dead (Remake)
19. Dracula 1931
20. Eyes Without a Face
21. Carrie 1976
22. Bride of Frankenstein 1935
23. Scream
24. Shaun of the Dead
25. Gremilins



MovieFone.com

1. Halloween 1978
2. The Exorcist
3. Psycho 1963
4. The Shining
5. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974
6. The Sixth Sense 1999
7. The Thing 1982
8. Dawn of the Dead 1978
9. The Haunting 1963
10. 28 Days Later
11. Frailty
12. Rosemary's Baby
13. A Nightmare on Elm Street
14. Bride of Frankenstein
15. The Blair Witch Project 1999
16. Night/Living Dead 1968
17. Insvasion/Body Snatchers 1978
18. Carrie 1976
19. The Evil Dead 2
20. Dracula 1931
21. Friday the 13th
22. Scream
23. The Eye 2003
24. Carnival of Souls 1962
25. The Wickerman 1973



BoxOfficeProphets.com

1. The Shining
2. The Evil Dead
3. A Nightmare on Elm Street
4. The Haunting 1963
5. Halloween 1978
6. Alien 1979
7. Dawn of the Dead 1978
8. The Evil Dead 2
9. Psycho 1963
10. The Exorcist
11. Scream
12. Silence of the Lambs
13. The Blair Witch Project 1999
14. Night/Living Dead 1968
15. Suspiria
16. The Thing 1982
17. The Birds
18. Jaws
19. Phantasm
20. The Innocents
21. Insvasion/Body Snatchers 1978
22. The Sixth Sense
23. Freaks
24. The Hitcher
25. The Eye 2003



IMDB.com

1. Psycho 1960
2. Alien 1979
3. The Shining 1980
4. Aliens 1986
5. Les Diaboliques 1955
6. Bride of Frankenstein 1935
7. Cabinet des Dr. Caligari 1920
8. The Thing 1982
9. Frankenstein 1931
10. Nosferatu 1922
11. Faust 1926
12. King Kong 1933
13. Jungfrukällan 1960
14. Rosemary's Baby 1968
15. The Exorcist
16. Testament des Dr. Mabuse 1933
17. Onibaba 1964
18. Invasion/Body Snatchers 1956
19. Kaidan 1964
20. The Innocents 1961
21. Dawn/Dead 1978
22. Shaun/Dead 2004
23. Night/Living Dead 1968
24. Repulsion 1965
25. Dead Man's Shoes



Best-Horror-Movies.com

1. The Exorcist 1973
2. The Shining 1980
3. Misery
4. A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984
5. Psycho 1960
6. Silence of the Lambs 1991
7. Phantasm
8. Halloween 1978
9. Carrie 1976
10. Friday the 13th
11. Darkness Falls 2003
12. Alien 1979
13. The Abominable Dr Phibes 1971
14. Poltergeist 1982
15. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974
16. Aliens 1986
17. Re-animator 1985
18. The Birds 1963
19. The Hitcher 1986
20. The Evil Dead 1981
21. Night/Living Dead 1968
22. Jaws 1975
23. Prom Night 1980
24. Seven 1995
25. 28 Days Later 2002



TotalFilm.com

1. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974
2. Halloween 1978
3. Suspiria 1977
4. Dawn/Dead 1978
5. The Shining 1980
6. Psycho 1960
7. The Wickerman 1973
8. Rosemary's Baby 1968
9. Don't Look Now 1973
10. Cannibal Holocaust 1980
11. The Thing 1982
12. Carrie 1976
13. The Exorcist 1973
14. The Blair Witch Project 1999
15. Witchfinder General 1968
16. The Haunting 1963
17. The Evil Dead 1981
18. Peeping Tom 1960
19. Alien 1979
20. Silence of the Lambs 1991
21. Night of the Living Dead 1968
22. Curse of the Cat People 1944
23. Switchblade Romance 2003
24. A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984
25. An American Werewolf in London 1981



DarkWebOnline.com

1. Psycho 1960
2. Bride of Frankenstein 1935
3. Silence of the Lambs 1991
4. Night of the Hunter 1955
5. The Exorcist 1973
6. Jaws 1975
7. Rosemary's Baby 1968
8. Elephant Man 1980
9. Frankenstein 1931
10. Island of Lost Souls 1933
11. M 1931
12. The Haunting 1963
13. Halloween 1978
14. Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1919
15. Diaboliques 1955
16. Seven 1995
17. Dawn of the Dead 1979
18. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1932
19. The Birds 1963
20. The Innocents 1961
21. Repulsion 1965
22. The Invisible Man 1933
23. The Sixth Sense 1999
24. Nightmare Alley 1947
25. Dracula 1958



RottenTomatoes.com

1. Psycho 1960
2. King Kong 1933
3. Shaun of the Dead 2004
4. Rosemary's Baby 1968
5. The Devil's Backbone 2001
6. 28 Days Later 2003
7. The Evil Dead 1979
8. The Bride of Frankenstein 1935
9. Evil Dead 2 1987
10. Repulsion 1965
11. The Night of the Hunter 1955
12. Freaks 1932
13. Silence of the Lambs 1991
14. Frankenstein 1931
15. Jaws 1975
16. Nosferatu 1922
17. Night of the Living Dead 1968
18. The Birds 1963
19. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1919
20. Eyes Without a Face 1959
21. Dawn of the Dead 1978
22. The Descent 2006
23. Don't Look Now 1974
24. Ginger Snaps 2001
25. Dracula 1931



Seekler.com

1. Night of the Living Dead 1968
2. The Shining 1980
3. Halloween 1978
4. The Exorcist
5. The Thing 1982
6. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974
7. Dawn of the Dead 1978
8. The Evil Dead
9. A Nightmare on Elm Street
10. Psycho 1960
11. Alien
12. Jaws
13. Hellraiser
14. Rosemary's Baby
15. Scream
16. The Silence of the Lambs
17. Evil Dead 2
18. 28 Days Later
19. Suspiria
20. Carrie
21. Black Christmas 1974
22. Saw
23. The Blair Witch Project
24. An American Werewolf in London
25. Braindead (Dead Alive)



TopTenReviews.com

1. Jaws 1975
2. Psycho 1960
3. Alien 1979
4. The Exorcist 1973
5. Halloween 1978
6. Night of the Living Dead 1968
7. Nosferatu 1922
8. Eraserhead 1977
9. The Return of the Living Dead 1985
10. Dawn of the Dead 1978
11. Gremlins 1984
12. Dead Alive 1992
13. Peeping Tom 1960
14. The Host 2007
15. The Fly 1986
16. Island of Lost Souls 1933
17. The Dead Zone 1983
18. Shaun of the Dead 2004
19. Bride of Frankenstein 1935
20. The Black Cat 1934
21. The Shining 1980
22. Poltergeist 1982
23. Manhunter 1986
24. The Unknown 1927
25. The Evil Dead 1981



How The Second Ten Fared


Only Films that appear in at least four to five of the ten polls were measured.

11. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974, 12. The Haunting 1963, 13. Frankenstein 1931, 14. Nosferatu 1922, 15. Bride of Frankenstein 1935, 16. Dawn of the Dead 1978, 17. The Evil Dead 2, 18. The Evil Dead, 19. Suspiria, 20. Night of the Living Dead 1968.






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