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List Rules 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 Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

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The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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The Cabin in the Woods Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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The Ring Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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Friday the 13th Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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

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Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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The Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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Paranormal Activity Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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Descent Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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The Woman in Black Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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The Crazies Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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Gremlins Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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Dawn of the Dead Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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Tucker & Dale vs. Evil Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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Mama Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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Fright Night Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

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Candyman Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

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Drag Me to Hell Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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An American Werewolf in London Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall

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The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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The Thing Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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Sinster

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Frankenstein Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

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Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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Dracula Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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The Visit Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Paolo Stoppa

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The Faculty Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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Scream 4 Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

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My Bloody Valentine Don Francks, Cynthia Dale, Helene Udy

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Bride of Chucky Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, John Ritter

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The Village Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix