The Best Horror Movies for Date Night Films
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The Best Horror Movies for Date Night

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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  1. 1
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    The Conjuring

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  2. 2
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    Daveigh Chase, Naomi Watts, Brian Cox

    ; buy now
  3. 3
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    Jack Shea, Lin Shaye, Johnny Depp

    ; buy now
  4. 4
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    Courteney Cox, Linda Blair, Henry Winkler

    ; buy now
  5. 5
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    Jesse Williams, Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins

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  6. 6
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    Sandy Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, P. J. Soles

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  7. 7
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    Benito Martinez, Dina Meyer, Ken Leung

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  8. 8
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    Laurie Bartram, Walt Gorney, Tom Savini

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  9. 9
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    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Glenn Howerton

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  10. 10
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    Gunnar Hansen, William Vail, John Henry Faulk

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  11. 11
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    Polly Holliday, Steven Spielberg, Belinda Balaski

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  12. 12
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    John Searle, Steven Spielberg, Carl Gottlieb

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  13. 13
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    Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva, Avis-Marie Barnes

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  14. 14
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    Scatman Crothers, Shelley Duvall, Jack Nicholson

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  15. 15
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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Selma Blair, Portia de Rossi

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  16. 16
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    Roddy McDowall, Jonathan Stark, Heidi Sorenson

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  17. 17
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    Timothy Olyphant, Chris Carnel, Gene L. Hamilton

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  18. 18
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    Ted Raimi, Kassie DePaiva, Richard Domeier

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  19. 19
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    Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Mercedes McCambridge

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  20. 20
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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Anne Heche, Freddie Prinze

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  21. 21
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    Marcus Patrick, Chad Faust, Shauna Macdonald

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  22. 22
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    Silvio Horta, Brad Dourif, Jared Leto

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    Janet Leigh, LL Cool J, Lisa Gay Hamilton

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  24. 24
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    Adriana Barraza, Bojana Novakovic, Alison Lohman

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

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  26. 26
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    Howard Smith, David Crawford, Marty Schiff

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    Richard Ricci, Marilyn Eastman, Duane Jones

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    Michael Gambon, Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci

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  29. 29
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    Katrina Bowden, Chelan Simmons, Weezer

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    Kasi Lemmons, Eric Edwards, Doug MacHugh

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  31. 31
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    Keith David, David Clennon, John Carpenter

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  32. 32
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    Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Ted Knight

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    Helene Udy, Sandy Leim, Alf Humphreys

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  34. 34
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    Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Elizabeth Wilson

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  35. 35
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    Roger Allam, Ciarán Hinds, Tim McMullan

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  37. 37
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    Rik Mayall, Frank Oz, Griffin Dunne

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  38. 38
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    Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Richard Lawson

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  39. 39
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    John Turturro, Maria Bello, Timothy Hutton

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    John Ritter, Kathy Najimy, Brad Dourif

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  41. 41
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    Elijah Wood, Piper Laurie, Jon Stewart

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  42. 42
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    Charles Grodin, John Cassavetes, Ralph Bellamy

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  43. 43
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    Alida Valli, Flavio Bucci, Jessica Harper

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  44. 44
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    Elijah Wood, Rory Culkin, Jacqueline Brookes

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  45. 45
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    Gustav Botz, Ruth Landschoff, Karl Etlinger

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  46. 46
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    Tod Browning, Joan Standing, Bela Lugosi

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    William Hurt, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

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  48. 48
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    Jessica Chastain, Julia Chantrey, David Fox

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  49. 49
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    William Hurt, Adrien Brody, Michael Pitt

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  50. 50
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    Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

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