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The Best Horror Movies Of The 2010s, Ranked

Updated March 17, 2020 200.2k votes 9.6k voters 216.6k views143 items

List RulesVote up your favorite horror films that were released between 2010-2019.

These horror films from the 2010s have got the best scares, screams, and monsters of the decade. Jordan Peele came onto the horror movie scene in the late twenty-tens with two truly frightening films, Get Out and Us. Most of the movies on this list are straight-up horror movies with only enough humor to strategically break up the tension but there are some horror comedies on this list as well. If you like to laugh a little along with your jump scares and gore, be sure to check out Tucker and Dale vs. Evil or Little Monsters (2019) with Lupita Nyong'o who was also in the aforementioned Us. There are also a lot of top horror movies that came during the 2010s that will go down in history as some of the best horror movies of all time.

Other good scary movies of the decade include The Conjuring, It (2019), Halloween (2019), and Hereditary. You will also find a lot of these directors on the greatest horror movie directors of all time. But which horror movie from the 2010s will make it to the top of this list? You get to help decide! Vote up all your favorite horror flicks on the list below and add any that we have may have missed. Be sure to check back to see how other users rate your additions.

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