The Best Horror Movies of 2013 Films

The Best Horror Movies of 2013

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List of the best horror movies of 2013, as ranked by horror movies fans and critics. It isn’t only Halloween season in October when horror lovers feel like being scared by a movie. All year round horror buffs are interested in watching scary movies that feature devious killers, scares that makes you jump, and badass heroes who can protect themselves from evil. In 2013 there were many horror movies that did just that. These films included supernatural demons, demented serial killers, settings that haunt our dreams,and scenarios that we would never want to get caught in.

 

The films on this list are the best that the horror genre had to offer in 2013. Zombies and other undead creatures were a huge part of the genre this year, in such films as World War Z, Evil Dead, and Warm Bodies. Many sequels and remakes of classic horror films were released on 2013, including Insidious 2 and Carrie. There were also original concepts, such as in The Purge and Mama, which disturbed viewers long after the credits rolled.

 

What are the best horror movies of 2013? The films featured on this list were filled with some of the scariest images of all times, with memorable villains that will soon become classics. To vote on more films, check out Ranker's list of the best movies of 2013.

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    The Conjuring is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    The Conjuring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

  2. 2
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    Insidious: Chapter 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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  3. 3
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    Mama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Mama Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

  4. 4
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    Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Evil Dead Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez

  5. 5
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    Dark Skies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Dark Skies Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton

  6. 6
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    World War Z is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

  7. 7
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    Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Adelaide Kane

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    You're Next is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    You're Next Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz

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    Warm Bodies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Warm Bodies Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

  10. 10
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    Texas Chainsaw 3D is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Texas Chainsaw 3D Alexandra Daddario, Trey Songz, Tania Raymonde

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    The Haunting in Connecticut 2:... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Katee Sackhoff, Chad Michael Murray, Abigail Spencer

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    V/H/S/2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    V/H/S/2 Adam Wingard, Mindy Robinson, Lawrence Michael Levine

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    Maniac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Maniac Elijah Wood, America Olivo, Nora Arnezeder

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    Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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    The Last Exorcism Part II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Spencer Treat Clark, Muse Watson, Julia Garner

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    American Mary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Paul Anthony

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    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Jordan Gavaris

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    Laura Ramsey, Luke Evans, America Olivo

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    A Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Marlon Wayans, Nick Swardson, David Koechner

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    John Dies at the End is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    John Dies at the End Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones

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    Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson

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    The Lords of Salem is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    María Conchita Alonso, Dee Wallace, Bruce Davison

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    Byzantium is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Miller

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    The Amityville Asylum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    The Amityville Asylum Sarah Louise Madison, Lee Bane, Eileen Daly

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    Aftershock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Selena Gomez, Eli Roth, Lorenza Izzo

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    Hell Baby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Leslie Bibb, Michael Ian Black, Keegan-Michael Key

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    Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva

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    Annet Mahendru, Amy Lucas, Kimberly Ables Jindra

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    Frankenstein's Army is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013

    Luke Newberry, Karel Roden, Joshua Sasse

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    Kate Bosworth, Lake Bell, Katie Aselton

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