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Top 10 Creepiest Horror Movies Ever

Recently, all the incidences of people having heart attacks in the screening of The Conjuring 2 has catapulted us back to this genre's ability to get under our skins. Even the biggest of horror fans can get the chills by watching these creepily horrifying movies in the list. P.S:- You'll never want to watch these movies alone- night or day!

1

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity

When Paranormal Activity first came out, it garnered a lot of interest and chills because of it's style of film making which added to the creepiness of the movie. Because of it's huge success, it has a lot of sequels and also parodies but the first movie never fails to unnerve us.

2

The Exorcist

The Exorcist

We've all come to acknowledge the power of this movie to induce pure horror into us. The possessed little girl with the spinning head has continued to haunt our dreams even after so many years.

3

The Conjuring 1 and 2

The Conjuring 1 and 2

The Conjuring 2 has to be one of the most scariest movies ever in this genre. People have come out of the theatre crying, scared out of their minds and some have even had heart attacks! One thing is for sure, this movie will make sure you don't sleep well at night and if you do, you'll have nightmares for days at an end.

4

The Orphanage

The Orphanage

A spanish horror movie, it's hard to believe it's the director's first movie, the story follows Laura, who convinces her husband to buy her old, now abandoned, orphanage and help her convert it into a home for sick children but then weird things happen in the house leading to the disappearance of her adopted son. It's scary but the best part is that the plot is extremely innovative and not a cliche like every other horror movie.

5

Ring

Ring

The girl in the ring is probably the most famously parodied horror movie character but in the movie she is purely terror inducing!

6

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project is like a documentary and all the actors improvise throughout the movie based on a loosely based plot making all the twists and scares a lot more plausible because of the genuine acting.

7

Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby

A young wife comes to believe that her offspring is not of this world. Mia Farrow was the highlight of this movie because of her convincing acting chops. you might also remember this movie being famous for Mia's pixie cut which gained iconic status just like this weirdly creepy movie.

8

The Others

The Others

Grace moves into a new house with her two photosensitive children in Jersey. When a series of inexplicable events occur, Grace starts believing that her house is haunted. This movie is engaging and will most definitely leave you with a completely unexpected ending.

9

Nosferatu

Nosferatu

This unauthorized adaptation of Dracula is genuinely creepy with Max Schreck essaying the role of Count Orlok, a vampire with a hidiously disfigured body. All copies of this film were destroyed except one. This movie is truly horrifying to another level.

10

Poltergeist

Poltergeist

A classic creepy horror movie. Poltergeist, which was released in 1982, has terrified us even after so many years. Watch this movie and everything around you will look eerie.