The Best Horror Movies for Date Night Films

The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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List Criteria: Horror films and psychological thrillers that are good to watch on dates.

Are you hoping for the perfect horror movie pick for a night of cuddling? Horror movies can sometimes make the best choice for a date night, causing couples to cling together in fright, and giving them a great topic for discussion after the movie. Browse through this list of the best horror movies for date night to see which horror movies were voted the most popular horror movie for date night by other couples. Ranked in order of the most popular horror movie for a date night to the least popular, if you’re looking for a quick idea, simply pick from the top of the list and see for yourself if you agree with the voting or not.

You can also vote for your own favorite date night horror movies to see them get raised higher on the list. If you don’t see a particular favorite horror movie that you especially enjoyed with your partner, simply add it to the list so that others can try it as well.

Some horror movies are a perfect choice for a date night. Whether they are a psychological thriller, a frightening horror movie or a scary movie with a touch of comedy, couples are sure to find a favorite pick that they both can enjoy. Instead of taking a chance on an unknown horror movie, use this list to help you make a wise choice for your date night with a top-voted horror movie, then sit back and enjoy the night of fright.

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    The Conjuring is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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    Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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    The Cabin in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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    The Shining is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Poltergeist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke

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    The Strangers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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    Halloween is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    Jeepers Creepers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    The Ring is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Jaws is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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    Saw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    Scream is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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    Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    The Crazies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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    The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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    An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall

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    Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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    Drag Me to Hell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

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    Descent is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

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    Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

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    The Birds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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    Dracula is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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    Candyman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

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    Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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    Tucker & Dale vs. Evil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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    The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    Paranormal Activity is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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    I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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    The Faculty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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    Evil Dead II is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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    The Thing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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    Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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    The Village is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix

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    Secret Window is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    Nosferatu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

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    My Bloody Valentine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Don Francks, Cynthia Dale, Helene Udy

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    The Good Son is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

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    Bride of Chucky is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, John Ritter

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    Mama is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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    Altered States is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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    Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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    Suspiria is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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