The Best of Terror 2018: Top 250 Horror Movies

The following recommendations represent the best 15% of 1613 horror movie reviews. Movies are classified according to their genres, subgenres, moods and antagonists. They are sorted according to the sum of various ratings: stars, story, creativity, acting, quality and rewatchability.

Best 1940s Horror Movies

Here are the best 1940s horror movies we have reviewed.

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1945
A hedonist receives a painting of himself that appears to change over time.
1945
The guests of an architect take turns telling supernatural tales.
1941
A man bitten by a wolf fears he might turn into one.
1943
A vampire manipulates a woman into marrying him.
1944
A scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter a vampire, a werewolf and a revenant.
1944
A scientist renders an avenging outlaw invisible using a secret formula.
1945
A werewolf and a vampire seek help from a scientist they believe can cure their respective affliction.
1948
Two freight handlers encounter a vampire and a revenant.
1943
A disfigured violinist haunts an opera house.
1944
A child befriends an aging reclusive actress.
1942
A woman fears she will turn into a cat person if she gets sexually aroused.
1942
A son of scientists attempts brain transplant on a revenant.
1943
A werewolf travels to find a man who can lift his curse.
1940
A resuscitated mummy hunts down a sacred tomb’s recent trespassers.
1944
An irrigation project unearths an ancient living mummy.
1946
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that she unconsciously kills people in her sleep.
1942
A high priest travels to America to avenge a mummy whose tomb was desecrated.
1944
An Egyptian high priest is sent to America to find and bring back two mummies.
1944
A young woman raised by gypsies hides a secret which she will do anything to protect.
1941
The greedy relatives of an old woman gather in anticipation of her death.
Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Clowns & Horror

Clowns are performers fond of physical comedy. Some are funny, some are scary. Some love children, some hate them. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring clowns ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Dolls & Horror

Bisques, fetish dolls, plush, ventriloquist dummies, voodoo dolls, worry dolls; dolls come in various shapes and forms. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring dolls ever released. How many have you seen?

Robots & Horror

Robots are machines capable of carrying complex actions. They can be autonomous or semi-autonomous, they can be cyborgs or androids, and they are often driven by artificial intelligence. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring robots ever released. How many have you seen?