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

    ) open
  2. 2
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    - 16

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

    ) open
  3. 3
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    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

    ) open
  4. 4
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    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

    ) open
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    - 26

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

    ) open
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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

    ) open
  7. 7
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    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

    ) open
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    Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Gunnar Hansen

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  11. 11
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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

    ) open
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    added by dee123 Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

    ) open
  14. 14
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    added by dee123 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

    ) open
  15. 15
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    Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker, Radha Mitchell

    ) open
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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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  17. 17
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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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  18. 18
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    added by dee123 Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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  19. 19
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    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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  20. 20
    + 20
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    Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Joshua Jackson

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  21. 21
    + 21
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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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  22. 22
    + 22
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    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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  23. 23
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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    added by dee123 Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

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    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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    Shauna Macdonald, Alex Reid, MyAnna Buring

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    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh

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    added by dee123 Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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    added by dee123 Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    added by dee123 Don Francks, Helene Udy, Keith Knight

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    Craig T. Nelson, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein

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    Frank Oz, Rik Mayall, Jenny Agutter

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    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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    added by dee123 Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    + 9
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    added by dee123 Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    + 12
    - 12

    Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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  40. 40
    + 10
    - 10

    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    added by HorrorNerd Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, Boris Karloff

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  42. 42
    + 8
    - 8

    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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  43. 43
    + 7
    - 8

    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

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  44. 44
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    Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

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    new! & added by EdwardFraraccio Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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  46. 46
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  47. 47
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    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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  48. 48
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    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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  49. 49
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    Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob

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    Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard

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