2014 movies The Scariest Movies of 2014  

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List Rules Scary movies released in 2014 only. Don't downvote films you haven't seen just because their trailers, like, didn't even scare you.

These scary movies from 2014 brought as many scares as the classic horror films of the '70s and '80s. Hopefully you were lucky enough to catch these films in theaters, but they're also great scary movies to watch on DVD or Netflix, during a spooky night in. No matter when or where you watch them, 2014's best scary movies will probably haunt your dreams. But that's why you watch horror films, right?
 
Whether you like zombies, blood and gore, supernatural horror, terrifying monsters, masked villains, or psychological thrillers, the movies on this list will scare you. Featuring the latest installments from franchises like Paranormal Activity and The Purge, as well as new scary stories like The Babadook, Under the Skin and Tusk these movies were sure to give you the creeps. There's paranormal horror movies like Annabelle and Ouija as well as the zombie movie Life After Beth.

Don't see the film that scared you the most below? Add it to the list, as long as it was released in theaters in 2014, to make this poll a complete ranking of 2014's scariest films.
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The Babadook Jennifer Kent

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The Conjuring James Wan

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The Purge: Anarchy James DeMonaco

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As Above, So Below John Erick Dowdle

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Deliver Us from Evil Amy J. Berg

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Annabelle John R. Leonetti

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Under the Skin Jonathan Glazer - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Oculus Mike Flanagan

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Odd Thomas Stephen Sommers

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Horns Alexandre Aja

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The Guest Adam Wingard

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The Quiet Ones John Pogue

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Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead Tommy Wirkola

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The Sacrament Ti West

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Wolf Creek 2 Greg Mclean

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Afflicted Derek Lee, Clif Prowse

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The Borderlands Elliot Goldner

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13 Sins Daniel Stamm

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Housebound Gerard Johnstone

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Stonehearst Asylum Brad Anderson

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Jessabelle Kevin Greutert

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Dracula Untold Gary Shore, Andy Cockrum

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Alien Abduction Matty Beckerman

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Life After Beth Jeff Baena - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Devil’s Due Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett

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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Christopher B. Landon, Gregory Plotkin - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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What We Do in the Shadows Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement

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Tusk Kevin Smith

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Nurse 3-D Doug Aarniokoski

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Ouija Joseph McGinty Nichol, Stiles White

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Stage Fright Jerome Sable

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Willow Creek Bobcat Goldthwait

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Late Phases Adrián García Bogliano

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In Fear Jeremy Lovering

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The Last Showing Phil Hawkins