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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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295 139
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The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

269 123
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Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

310 154
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A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

333 175
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The Cabin in the Woods Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

277 137
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The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

280 140
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The Ring Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

268 141
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Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

216 105
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Friday the 13th Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

232 120
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Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

238 125
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The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

244 130
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

199 102
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Poltergeist Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke

251 153
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Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

188 104
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Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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145 78
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dee123 added The Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

175 108
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Paranormal Activity Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

150 87
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Descent Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

193 128
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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

135 85
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dee123 added Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

153 107
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The Woman in Black Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

130 88
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The Crazies Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

143 102
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dee123 added Gremlins Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

133 93
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Dawn of the Dead Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

125 89
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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

137 101
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Tucker & Dale vs. Evil Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

122 87
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I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

133 98
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Mama Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

104 72
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dee123 added Fright Night Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

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107 76
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dee123 added Candyman Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

139 116
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Drag Me to Hell Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

105 84
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An American Werewolf in London Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall

91 71
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dee123 added The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

98 82
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Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

98 83
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The Thing Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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1479971330295 added Sinster

110 97
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dee123 added Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

79 65
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Frankenstein Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

98 85
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Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

82 69
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Dracula Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

84 74
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Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

20 10
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Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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76 79
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The Faculty Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

81 86
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dee123 added Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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1479971330295 added The Visit Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Paolo Stoppa

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1479971330295 added Scream 4 Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

75 85
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HorrorNerd added Bride of Chucky Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, John Ritter

61 71
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The Good Son Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

68 80
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dee123 added My Bloody Valentine Don Francks, Cynthia Dale, Helene Udy