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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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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  4. 4
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    Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Gunnar Hansen

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    Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

    ) open
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    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

    ) open
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    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

    ) open
  14. 14
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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

    ) open
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    Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh

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    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker, Radha Mitchell

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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    added by dee123 Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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  20. 20
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    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
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    - 9

    Shauna Macdonald, Alex Reid, MyAnna Buring

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    + 17
    - 10

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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    added by dee123 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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  24. 24
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    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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    Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Joshua Jackson

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    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    added by dee123 Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    added by dee123 Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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    added by dee123 Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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

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    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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    Frank Oz, Rik Mayall, Jenny Agutter

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    added by dee123 Don Francks, Helene Udy, Keith Knight

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    added by dee123 Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd

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    added by dee123 Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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

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    Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

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    added by HorrorNerd Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, Boris Karloff

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  43. 43
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    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

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    Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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

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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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    Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard

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  49. 49
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    Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob

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  50. 50
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    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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