A horror film is a movie that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an
elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one's audiences.
Initially often inspired by literature from authors like Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker
and Mary Shelley, horror has existed as a film genre for more than a century.
100%, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920), 50. 3.
97%, Psycho (1960), 86. 4. 97%, Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu,
eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922), 62. 5. 98%, King
Kong (1933), 56. 6. 100%, Repulsion (1965), 60. 7. 100%, The Bride of
When I was asked to put together a ranked list of the 50 best horror movies of all
time, I thought it would be a fun project. And then I collated about 150 titles, tried
to whittle that list down to 50, and nearly went insane at least three times. Then I
had a few anxiety attacks after realizing how many people would call me a moron
Feb 20, 2018 ... Determining what qualified as one of the best horror films of all time was actually
a very complicated and scientific process. Three things were taken into
consideration: critical reception, importance to and influence on the genre, and (
of course) my own personal opinion. The first and second items helped ...