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The Best Horror Movies of 2013

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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    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

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    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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    Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez

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    Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton

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    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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    Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Adelaide Kane

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    Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz

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    Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

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    Katee Sackhoff, Chad Michael Murray, Abigail Spencer

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    Adam Wingard, Mindy Robinson, Lawrence Michael Levine

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    Elijah Wood, America Olivo, Nora Arnezeder

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    Alexandra Daddario, Trey Songz, Tania Raymonde

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    Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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    Spencer Treat Clark, Muse Watson, Julia Garner

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    Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Paul Anthony

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    Marlon Wayans, Nick Swardson, David Koechner

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    Laura Ramsey, Luke Evans, America Olivo

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    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Jordan Gavaris

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    Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson

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    Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones

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    María Conchita Alonso, Dee Wallace, Bruce Davison

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    Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Miller

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    The Amityville Asylum

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    Selena Gomez, Eli Roth, Lorenza Izzo

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    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 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Luke Newberry, Karel Roden, Joshua Sasse

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    Kate Bosworth, Lake Bell, Katie Aselton Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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