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The Best Horror Movies of 2013  

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List of the best horror movies of 2013, as ranked by horror movies fans and critics. It isn’t only Halloween season in October when horror lovers feel like being scared by a movie. All year round horror buffs are interested in watching scary movies that feature devious killers, scares that makes you jump, and badass heroes who can protect themselves from evil. In 2013 there were many horror movies that did just that. These films included supernatural demons, demented serial killers, settings that haunt our dreams,and scenarios that we would never want to get caught in.

The films on this list are the best that the horror genre had to offer in 2013. Zombies and other undead creatures were a huge part of the genre this year, in such films as World War Z, Evil Dead, and Warm Bodies. Many sequels and remakes of classic horror films were released on 2013, including Insidious 2 and Carrie. There were also original concepts, such as in The Purge and Mama, which disturbed viewers long after the credits rolled.

What are the best horror movies of 2013? The films featured on this list were filled with some of the scariest images of all times, with memorable villains that will soon become classics. To vote on more films, check out Ranker's list of the best movies of 2013.

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Leslie Bibb, Michael Ian Black, Keegan-Michael Key
Hell Baby is an American horror-comedy film written and directed by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. The film stars Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Keegan Michael Key, Riki Lindhome, Rob Huebel, ...more
We Are What We Are is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013
Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva
We Are What We Are is a 2013 American cannibal horror film directed by Jim Mickle. It was screened at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2013 Cannes ...more
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Luke Newberry, Karel Roden, Joshua Sasse
Frankenstein's Army is a 2013 action horror film written by Miguel Tejada-Flores and directed by Richard Raaphorst.
Escape from Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013
Annet Mahendru, Amy Lucas, Kimberly Ables Jindra
Escape from Tomorrow is a 2013 American fantasy horror film, the debut of writer-director Randy Moore. It follows an unemployed man having increasingly disturbing experiences and visions during ...more
Black Rock is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2013
Kate Bosworth, Lake Bell, Katie Aselton
Black Rock is a 2012 American horror-thriller film directed by Katie Aselton, based on a screenplay by her husband Mark Duplass. The film premiered on January 21, 2012, at the 2012 Sundance Film ...more