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 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

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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    Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Gunnar Hansen

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    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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    Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Joshua Jackson

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    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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    Shauna Macdonald, Alex Reid, MyAnna Buring

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    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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    Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

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    Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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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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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker, Radha Mitchell

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    added by dee123 Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd

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    new! & added by HorrorNerd Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, Boris Karloff

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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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    added by dee123 Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

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    added by dee123 Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    added by dee123 Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob

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