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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.

  • Annabelle: Creation26

    Annabelle: Creation

    Talitha Bateman, Stephanie Sigman


    Directed byDavid F. Sandberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 70%

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  • It: Chapter Two27

    It: Chapter Two

    Bill Skarsgård, James McAvoy


    Directed byAndy Muschietti

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 63%

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  • Tucker & Dale vs. Evil28

    Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

    Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons


    Directed byEli Craig

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

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  • The Ritual29

    The Ritual

    Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali


    Directed byDavid Bruckner

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%

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  • Annabelle30


    Alfre Woodard, Annabelle Wallis


    Directed byJohn R. Leonetti

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 29%

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  • It Follows31

    It Follows

    Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist


    Directed byDavid Robert Mitchell

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 96%

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  • 10 Cloverfield Lane32

    10 Cloverfield Lane

    John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead


    Directed byDan Trachtenberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

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  • The Collection33

    The Collection

    Navi Rawat, Christopher McDonald


    Directed byMarcus Dunstan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 38%

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  • You're Next34

    You're Next

    Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton


    Directed byAdam Wingard

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 78%

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  • Midsommar35


    Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor


    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%

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  • The Babadook36

    The Babadook

    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall


    Directed byJennifer Kent

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

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  • Oculus37


    Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff


    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 75%

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  • I Spit on Your Grave38

    I Spit on Your Grave

    Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard


    Directed bySteven R. Monroe

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 32%

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  • World War Z39

    World War Z

    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox


    Directed byMarc Forster

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 66%

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  • The Woman in Black40

    The Woman in Black

    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds


    Directed byJames Watkins

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 66%

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  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark41

    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza


    Directed byAndré Øvredal

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 79%

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  • Bird Box42

    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson


    Directed bySusanne Bier

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 63%

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  • The Witch43

    The Witch

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson


    Directed byRobert Eggers

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

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  • Annabelle Comes Home44

    Annabelle Comes Home

    Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman


    Directed byGary Dauberman

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%

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  • Happy Death Day45

    Happy Death Day

    Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard


    Directed byChristopher B. Landon

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

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  • Grave Encounters46

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    Alex Sander, Merwin Mondesir


    Directed byStuart Ortiz, Colin Minihan

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  • The Possession47

    The Possession

    Kyra Sedgwick, Jeffrey Dean Morgan


    Directed byOle Bornedal

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 39%

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  • Ouija: Origin of Evil48

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    Elizabeth Reaser, Annalise Basso


    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%

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  • Dark Skies49

    Dark Skies

    Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons


    Directed byScott Stewart

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

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  • The Belko Experiment50

    The Belko Experiment

    John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn


    Directed byGreg McLean

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 52%

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