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The Best Animated Horror Movies

Updated October 21, 2020 1.3k votes 143 voters 3.1k views31 items

List RulesVote up your favorite terrifying animated movies.

Looking for animated horror movies? Then you've come to the right place. These are the scariest cartoon feature-length films that you'll find anywhere. From Dead Space: Downfall to Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. Not all of these animated horror films are appropriate for kids but you will find some family-friendly animated scary movies such as Frankenweenie, Caroline, and Haunted House, along with some animated ghost movies. These tend to be more spooky than terrifying but the list wouldn't be complete without them. Also, if you enjoyed the Hugh Jackman film Van Helsing, you'll find the animated horror prequel Van Helsing: The London Assignment on this list. But are these the top animated horror films available?

It's time to determine the greatest animated horror movie of all time with the help of your votes. Vote up the animated horror films that you loved and vote down the ones that left you bored. Don't see an animated horror movie that you think should be on the list? Feel free to add it and check back to see how other users rate your addition. New animated horror films will be added to the list as they are released.

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  • 1
    Coraline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Coraline

    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning

    Released2009

    Directed byHenry Selick

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    Dead Space: Downfall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Dead Space: Downfall

    Kelly Hu, Kevin Michael Richardson

    Released2008

    Directed byChuck Patton

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    Corpse Bride is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Corpse Bride

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2005

    Directed byTim Burton, Mike Johnson

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    Dead Space: Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Dead Space: Aftermath

    Christine Lakin, Graham McTavish

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Disa

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    Vampire Hunter D is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Vampire Hunter D

    Kaneto Shiozawa, Ichirō Nagai

    Released1985

    Directed byToyoo Ashida

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    Heavy Metal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Heavy Metal

    John Candy, Harold Ramis

    Released1981

    Directed byGerald Potterton

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    Night of the Living Dead: Orig is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies

    Released2011

    Directed byZebediah De Soto

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    Dante's Inferno: An Animated E is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic

    Mark Hamill, Graham McTavish

    Released2010

    Directed byYasuomi Umetsu

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    Resident Evil: Degeneration is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Resident Evil: Degeneration

    Laura Bailey, Johnny Yong Bosch

    Released2008

    Directed byMakoto Kamiya

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    ParaNorman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    ParaNorman

    Anna Kendrick, John Goodman

    Released2012

    Directed bySam Fell, Chris Butler

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    Frankenweenie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Frankenweenie

    Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning

    Released2012

    Directed byTim Burton

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    Monster House is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Monster House

    Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2006

    Directed byGil Kenan

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    When Black Birds Fly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    When Black Birds Fly

    J.D. Brown, Brandon Slagle

    Released2015

    Directed byJimmy ScreamerClauz

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    Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

    Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Carpenter

    Released2018

    Directed bySam Liu

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    Where the Dead Go to Die is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Where the Dead Go to Die

    Ruby Larocca, Brandon Slagle

    Released2012

    Directed byJimmy ScreamerClauz

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    The Amazing Adventures of the  is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    The Amazing Adventures of the Living Corpse

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    The Adventures of Ichabod and  is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

    Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone

    Released1949

    Directed byJames Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

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    Heavy Metal 2000 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Heavy Metal 2000

    William Michael Albert Broad, Michael Ironside

    Released2000

    Directed byMichael Coldewey, Michel Lemire

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    Justice League Dark is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Justice League Dark

    Matt Ryan, Jason O'Mara

    Released2017

    Directed byJay Oliva

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    Dead Fury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Dead Fury

    Frank Sudol

    Released2008

    Directed byFrank Sudol

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    Van Helsing: The London Assign is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Van Helsing: The London Assignment

    Hugh Jackman, Robbie Coltrane

    Released2004

    Directed bySharon Bridgeman

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    City of Rott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    City of Rott

    Frank Sudol

    Released2006

    Directed byFrank Sudol

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    The Batman vs. Dracula is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    The Batman vs. Dracula

    Peter Stormare, Kevin Michael Richardson

    Released2005

    Directed bySam Liu, Michael Goguen, Brandon Vietti, Seung Eun Kim

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    The Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    The Haunted House

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  • 25
    Vincent is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Horror Movies
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    Vincent

    Leonard Nimoy, Vincent Price

    Released1982

    Directed byTim Burton, Leonard Nimoy

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