The Best Horror Movies Of 2023

This year is already proving to be horrifying with terrifyingly good horror movies. M3GAN kicked off the year after a buzzworthy ad campaign that had TikTokers dancing down hallways, but it's not the only 2023 horror film fans should see. There are plenty out already, and certainly more to come. Scream VI, Evil Dead Rise, and Saw X are among some of the 2023 horror sequels that every scary movie fan is looking forward to catching in theaters. Regardless of the movies being an entirely new idea, a reboot, or a sequel - we've taken all the best horror movies from this year and ranked them from best to worst using votes from cinephiles like you.

Now it's time to vote up all the horror movies you've seen and would recommend to your friends to get them to the top of the list. Then don't hesitate to vote down the ones you think other fans should skip. Check back as upcoming and new horror movies are added once released. Also, look for the Netflix, Hulu, Shudder, Apple TV+, Paramount+, Peacock, Amazon Prime, and HBO Max buttons below each film to stream them whenever you want.

Photo: M3GAN

  • M3GAN
    Video: YouTube
    1
    58 votes

    Here it is, the film that inspired a TikTok challenge by showing an AI doll dancing in a hallway. This funny horror movie will delight you with its quirky approach to terror.

    M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a lifelike doll that's programmed to be a child's greatest companion and a parent's greatest ally. Designed by Gemma, a brilliant roboticist, M3GAN can listen, watch and learn as it plays the role of friend and teacher, playmate and protector. When Gemma becomes the unexpected caretaker of her 8-year-old niece, she decides to give the girl an M3GAN prototype, a decision that leads to unimaginable consequences.
    • Actors: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Amie Donald, Jenna Davis, Ronny Chieng
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Gerard Johnstone
  • Infinity Pool
    Video: YouTube
    2
    12 votes
    Guided by a seductive and mysterious woman, a couple on vacation venture outside the resort grounds and find themselves in a culture filled with violence, hedonism and untold horror. A tragic accident soon leaves them facing a zero tolerance policy for crime: either you'll be executed, or, if you're rich enough to afford it, you can watch yourself die instead.
    • Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth, Cleopatra Coleman, Thomas Kretschmann, Amanda Brugel
    • Released: 2023
    • Directed by: Brandon Cronenberg
  • Sick
    Video: YouTube
    3
    29 votes

    The early stages of COVID-19 were scary enough, but this film answers the question of what it would be like to quarantine in a remote cabin while there's a psychotic killer on the loose.

    • Actors: Gideon Adlon, Bethlehem Million, Marc Menchaca, Jane Adams
    • Released: 2023
    • Directed by: John Hyams
  • Skinamarink
    Video: YouTube
    4
    32 votes
    Skinamarink places two children at the center of a nightmarish scenario where they wake up without their adults and all the windows in their house are missing. Check out this smart, low-budget horror thriller that created a lot of buzz in Canada.
    Two children wake up in the middle of the night to find their father is missing, and all the windows and doors in their home have vanished.
    • Actors: Lucas Paul, Dali Rose Tetreault, Ross Paul, Jaime Hill
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Kyle Edward Ball
  • Kids vs. Aliens
    Video: YouTube

    Full of as many laughs as there are frights, this campy horror flick will have you cringing with delight.

    With Gary and Samantha's parents out of town on Halloween weekend, a rager of a teenage house party turns to terror when aliens attack, forcing the siblings to band together to survive the night.
    • Actors: Dominic Mariche, Phoebe Rex, Calem MacDonald, Asher Grayson Percival, Ben Tector
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Jason Eisener
  • Alone at Night
    Video: YouTube

    Pamela Anderson, Luis Guzmán, Paris Hilton, G-Eazy, and Winnie Harlow all have cameos in this slasher. Turn off all the lights and press play on this playful horror movie.

    After a bad breakup, a young woman retreats to a remote cabin and continues modeling for an adults-only, livestreaming website. However, she soon discovers she's not alone as a masked killer begins to stalk and terrorize her.
    • Actors: Ashley Benson, Pamela Anderson, Jake Weary, Luis Guzmán, Paris Hilton
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: G