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The Best Horror Movies of 1973  

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List of the best 1973 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1973, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List features The Exorcist, Don't Look Now and more movies. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1973, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair
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Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Edward Woodward
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Frankenstein Susan Strasberg, Bo Svenson, Robert Foxworth
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Elke Sommer, Telly Savalas, Sylva Koscina
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Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Leopoldo Trieste
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Roddy McDowall, Michael Gough, Pamela Franklin
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Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Harry Andrews
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
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Lynn Lowry, Harry Spillman, Richard Liberty
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Kim Novak, Joan Collins, Donald Pleasence
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Jim Hutton, Kim Darby, Barbara Anderson
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Margot Kidder, Charles Durning, Olympia Dukakis
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Cheryl Ladd, Kate Jackson, Pamela Franklin
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Darren McGavin, Margaret Hamilton, John Carradine
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Duncan Lamont
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Ann Muffly, Raymond Laine, Virginia Greenwald
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Tom Baker, Denholm Elliott, Anna Massey
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Jesús Franco, Paul Muller, Howard Vernon
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Encounter with the Unknown Rod Serling, Gary Brockette
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George Sanders, Robert Hardy, Beryl Reid
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The House That Cried Murder John Beal, Arthur Roberts, Robin Strasser
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Hex Gary Busey, Keith Carradine, Scott Glenn
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Jack Palance, Pamela Brown, Nigel Davenport
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William Shatner, Chuck Connors, Buddy Ebsen