The Greatest Horror Films Ever Made Films
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The Greatest Horror Films Ever Made

These are the greatest horror movies ever made, starting with the best actual films that prove that a horror movie can also be a "good film". These are all really great freaking movies. But all a certain kind of good, and all in this exact order.

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  1. 43

    #567 on the original list
    Jason F. Wright, Darren Ewing, Robert Ormsby

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  2. 42

    #462 on the original list
    Michael Gross, Helen Shaver, S. S. Wilson

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  3. 41

    #152 on the original list
    Paul Le Mat, William Hickey, Jimmie F. Skaggs

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  4. 40

    #12 on the original list
    Laurie Bartram, Walt Gorney, Tom Savini

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  5. 39

    #384 on the original list
    John Rhys-Davies, Jennifer Bassey, Dana Ashbrook

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  6. 38

    #145 on the original list
    Wayne Robson, Nicole de Boer, Andrew Miller

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  7. 37

    #46 on the original list
    Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams

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  8. 36

    #18 on the original list
    Courteney Cox, Linda Blair, Henry Winkler

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  9. 35

    #38 on the original list
    Gregory Nicotero, Emilie de Ravin, Adam Perrell

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  10. 34

    #69 on the original list
    Polly Holliday, Steven Spielberg, Belinda Balaski

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  11. 33

    #65 on the original list
    Ed Lauter, Dee Wallace, Billy Jayne

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  12. 32

    #55 on the original list
    Lina Leandersson, Rasmus Luthander, Elin Almén

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  13. 31

    #72 on the original list
    Priscilla Barnes, Ginger Lynn, Kane Hodder

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  14. 30

    #164 on the original list
    Sam Neill, John Glover, Frances Bay

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  15. 29

    #7 on the original list
    Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Ted Knight

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  16. 28

    #21 on the original list
    Niall Buggy, Andrew Robinson, Doug Bradley

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  17. 27

    #45 on the original list
    Brad Dourif, Alex Vincent, Dinah Manoff

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  18. 26

    #23 on the original list
    Christopher Eccleston, Toby Sedgwick, Brendan Gleeson

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  19. 25

    #74 on the original list
    Alida Valli, Flavio Bucci, Jessica Harper

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  20. 24

    #89 on the original list
    Wallace Ford, Frances O'Connor, Leila Hyams

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  21. 23

    #57 on the original list
    Kim Deitch, Barbara Pieters, Al Berry

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  22. 22

    #20 on the original list
    Daveigh Chase, Naomi Watts, Brian Cox

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  23. 21

    #99 on the original list
    Karen Black, Rainn Wilson, Judith Drake

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  24. 20

    #16 on the original list
    Lee Remick, Billie Whitelaw, Leo McKern

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  25. 19

    #124 on the original list
    James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits

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  26. 18

    #107 on the original list
    Elizabeth Moody, Diana Peñalver, Peter Jackson

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  28. 16

    #29 on the original list
    Ted Raimi, Kassie DePaiva, Richard Domeier

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  29. 15

    #17 on the original list
    Charles Grodin, John Cassavetes, Ralph Bellamy

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  30. 14

    #75 on the original list
    Adriana Barraza, Bojana Novakovic, Alison Lohman

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  31. 13

    #33 on the original list
    Peter Stader, Michael Lombard, Mary Louise Wilson

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  32. 12

    #6 on the original list
    Keith David, David Clennon, John Carpenter

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  33. 11

    #15 on the original list
    Betty Buckley, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

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  34. 10

    #4 on the original list
    John Hurt, Ian Holm, Tom Skerritt

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  35. 9

    #3 on the original list
    Sandy Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, P. J. Soles

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  36. 8

    #30 on the original list
    Gustav Botz, Ruth Landschoff, Karl Etlinger

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  37. 7

    #14 on the original list
    Howard Smith, David Crawford, Marty Schiff

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  38. 6

    #5 on the original list
    Jack Shea, Lin Shaye, Johnny Depp

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  39. 5

    #2 on the original list
    Scatman Crothers, Shelley Duvall, Jack Nicholson

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  40. 4

    #11 on the original list
    Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Richard Lawson

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  41. 3

    #8 on the original list
    Gunnar Hansen, William Vail, John Henry Faulk

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  42. 2

    #13 on the original list
    Richard Ricci, Marilyn Eastman, Duane Jones

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  43. 1

    #1 on the original list
    Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Mercedes McCambridge

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