25 Best Horror Films To Keep You Awake All Night

25 Best Horror Films To Keep You Awake All Night

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Horror means something different to everyone. While some people will yawn at blood and dismembered bodies, subtle gore-free horror will leave them lying awake in bed for a fortnight. For others, a dismembered body or evil child leaves them deeply unsettled in ways they can’t explain, even though they know “it’s not real.” Whatever gets your heart rate up, we’re pretty sure you’ll find something on this list to suit the bill. So invite some friends over, order a pizza, and pop in a selection from our list of 25 Best Horror Films To Keep You Awake All Night (and no, we didn’t even include the 2016 US presidential election).
Obligatory Common Sense Disclaimer: All of these movies are intended for a mature audience. Do not watch them with your child or your grandmother; do not watch them at all if dirty words and dismembered body parts give you a case of the vapors.

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Poltergeist (1982)
House On Haunted Hill (1999)
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
Frenzy (1972)
Silent Hill (2006)
Let The Right One In (2008)
The Nightmare (2015)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Shining (1980)
It (1990)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The Cabin In The Woods (2012)
The Omen (1976)
The Devil’s Backbone (2001)
The Babadook (2014)
The Evil Dead (1981)
Nosferatu (1922)
The Thing (1982)
28 Days Later (2002)
The Descent (2005)
The Host (2007)
Hellraiser (1987)
The Exorcist (1973)
Night Of The Living Dead (1968)

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50 Responses to 25 Best Horror Films To Keep You Awake All Night

  1. Christian Belz Parenteau says:

    So many mistakes in this list

  2. Terminal Velociraptor says:

    2000th like

  3. HrglassHealer says:

    The Exorcist will forever reign!!!

  4. nalums says:

    rec anyone? Among the best ones out there.

  5. Lickidy says:

    most of these films are boring only a couple decent ones but none to keep you up all night

  6. Jeremy Oleson says:

    watch seventh moon that movie is sooooo fu#!in creepy

  7. Bakura's Tenshi says:

    Yeah I know. but it’s something you can’t help but wonder.

  8. beckett suter says:

    The only one that actually scared me was The Decsent. IM NOT EASILY SCARED, BUT IT SCARED THE CRAP OUT OF ME

  9. The Real SB says:

    darkness falls best horror movie it’s my favorite

  10. Keith Johnson says:

    Mulholland Drive

  11. Clorox Bleach says:

    Sinister has to be up there !!! That magule face thing is too fucked up

  12. Callum Knott says:

    Nightmare is the only one that is ganna keep me all night (the number is 18)

  13. Clorox Bleach says:

    5:55 looks like the guy from sponge bob LOL

  14. G_Reg17 says:

    ive had sleep paralysis before seriously not cool at all i was laying on my side in bed and i woke up but couldnt move at all and i felt this heavy presence holding my entire body down i couldnt see or do anything and there was also this wave of fear and depression unlike anything ive ever felt before that came over me and could feel and hear something whispering in my ear although it was not comprehensible and this went on for about 10-15 mins of straight terror and praying to god before i could move again i honestly believe this cant be explained by science because there is no way in hell that wasnt supernatural

  15. Samm Rondeau says:

    SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MAINSTREAM. JEEZUS!! DO ANY OF YOU EVEN KNOW!!??? FUUUUUUUCK! this list is so over played, do some more research goddammit glkfyufkffkfkftftffyygk fuuuuuuuck….

  16. KoaBosk says:

    Killer Clowns From Outer Space

  17. cinnamongirl3121 says:

    Is it just me or does the little boy in The Omen look like a tiny version of Benedict Cumberbatch?

  18. HYPERCUBE1 says:

    i like silent hill and hellraiser

  19. shadowfax1903 says:

    ok here is the deal pal …most of the movies that you have listed are classics yes and they definitely added alot to the horror genre .
    However in todays day and age almost 75% of the movies you ve listed either arent scary or mediocre at best .

    When it comes to horror genre you gotta pass the whole classic worship … THEY ARE NOT SCARY .

    Ofcourse there would be people still scared of them …apparently the neck bearded dude that hosted the list is one of them..

    Being a sceptic and atheist has its down sides and one of them is to lose all sense of fear through the horror genre …my favourite

  20. Sailor Cat says:

    number 8 is in one of the spongebob episode

  21. Mandy Diepstraten says:

    and where’s "headless" 2015???

  22. James Gillam says:

    I haven’t seen everything on this list but I think I liked ‘Event Horizon’ better than any of the ones I’ve seen other than ‘Silence of the Lambs’

  23. t3amslaya12 says:

    Trick r treat

  24. Ryan Griffith says:

    My two favorite horror movies were friday the 13th and regression.

  25. Greig King says:

    your list is mehh

  26. America Venegas says:

    What’s Gucci

  27. the keeper says:

    the secret to escape from sleep paralysis is to move your fingers first,then continue to move ur hand/leg (depends on which fingers u move) until u can move ur entire body

  28. Jordan Fire Star says:

    One of them was made in 1922? Whaaatt? Did not know that.

  29. Troy Evitt says:

    "Silence/o/t/L" wasn’t "about" Lechter as much it was about Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb.

  30. Bow To Me says:

    the grudge
    house of 1000 corpses
    devil’s rejects
    exorcism of Emily rose
    paranormal activity

  31. Puppetville's: PuppetVision O'Brien says:

    Thank you I learned!!!

  32. Panic!AtTheImagineFallØut Dragons says:

    What about the original Shutter? That gave me nightmares for ages.

  33. MrKJW007 says:

    Curse of the Demon (1957).

  34. TheBeteljuice says:

    demon possessed clown? You haven’t watched IT.

  35. cinnamongirl3121 says:

    The Entity and Amityville Horror both scare the heck out of me. Something about the concept of "possibly true" and not safe in your house because of your house. Oh and those window eyes…and the De Feos….now I’m scared again.

  36. Jesus Moreno says:

    the shining suck

  37. John Ray Rice says:

    I’m not big into horror movies. Great list though

  38. cristian de la cruz says:

    Halloween, dawn of the dead, Friday the 13th, the conjuring, nightmare on elm st, ain’t sh!t I guess

  39. Littleguy Appleby says:

    The Evil Dead was meant to be so bad its "good" so why tf is it higher up than The Shining

  40. Joseph Strider says:

    I want to say that I have seen all of these films. As each definitely has it’s moments, it is funny that the original Night of the living dead watched with the lights off in the dead of night makes me squirm the most. Oh yeah the original Funny Games was pretty screwed up too. And how about Dog eat dog ? I’ve spent a great deal of my life watching horror films. My absolute favorite of all film genres 🙂

  41. LT WAVY says:

    Nosefarutu was on spongebob tf

  42. PhantømWøłf says:

    Thumbnail Should Be A Boss In Resident Evil.

  43. TheAudOneYT says:

    If I ever watch a REALLY scary movie, this is my plan.
    Get at least 5 of my closest friends
    Order pizza, get soda, an grab popcorn
    turn on all the lights in the house except for the ones in the rooms I’m in.
    After the movie, watch meme, vine, or _____ on crack compilations.
    Hows that?

  44. jack Kueny says:

    They only have one thing in common long names

  45. That makes me GLaDOS says:

    3.The conjuring
    4.The unborn
    5.Dead silence
    6.The Babadook
    7.The descent

  46. JUKENZ says:

    I am horror junkie and I can say no other scary movie scaries me as much as candy man

  47. Shrigis says:

    I watched "The Host" and liked it, but I don’t understand the adulation it receives. It’s obviously VERY well made: the characters are relatable so you care what happens to them, the cinematography is excellent, and it has a satisfying ending. Unfortunately I think it just didn’t do it for me on a visceral level. I can’t really put my finger on why, but I don’t find myself recommending it to anyone. Everyone told me that it was so much better than Snowpiercer, but I liked Snowpiercer a lot more.

    Oh well. Different strokes and all that.

  48. Under My Skin says:

    Half of these films are old :/

  49. montana Gabriel says:

    im 13 and i love all these

  50. Shah Farhan says:

    what a nice

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