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The 31 Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime You Can Watch Right Now

List RulesVote up the terrifying horror films you're most excited to watch.

October, the month of Halloween, autumn leaves, pumpkin everything, and horror films. There are so many great horror films out there; whether you're into slashers, thrillers, the classics, or the all-time greats, there's something for everyone. It's always hard to choose which one to watch, but this handy guide will make it easier.

Horror fans, be prepared to do nothing else but watch scary movies through the month of October. Here lies the ultimate list of all the horror movies on Amazon Prime you can watch right now. Do you want slashers? This list covers that. Campy? Covered it. Family, psychological, or gore? It's all just below. So sit back this month and binge-watch all the best horror movies on Amazon Prime, and be sure to vote up your favorites. 

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  • Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns
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    Released1974

    Directed byTobe Hooper

    This movie is a 1974 American slasher film, directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote it with Kim Henkel. It stars Marilyn Burns, Paul A. Partain, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow and Gunnar Hansen,  ...more
  • Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart
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    Released1959

    Directed byWilliam Castle

    Rich oddball Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) has a proposal for five guests at a possibly haunted mansion: Show up, survive a night filled with scares and receive $10,000 each. The guest of honor is  ...more
  • David Naughton, Jenny Agutter
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    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Landis

    David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne), two American college students, are backpacking through Britain when a large wolf attacks them. David survives with a bite, but Jack is brutally  ...more
  • Stephen King, Fred Gwynne
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    Released1989

    Directed byMary Lambert

    Pet Sematary is a 1989 American horror film adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. Directed by Mary Lambert and written by King. Andrew Hubatsek was cast for Zelda's role. Author King  ...more
  • Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea
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    Released1968

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

    A disparate group of individuals takes refuge in an abandoned house when corpses begin to leave the graveyard in search of fresh human bodies to devour. The pragmatic Ben (Duane Jones) does his best  ...more
  • Lance Henriksen, Jeff East
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    Released1988

    Directed byStan Winston

    After his son dies in a hit-and-run accident, Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen) seeks revenge against the teenagers responsible. With the help of a local witch (Florence Schauffler), Ed summons the  ...more
  • Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer
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    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    It had been a year since Dr. Norman Spencer (Harrison Ford) betrayed his beautiful wife Claire (Michelle Pfeiffer). But with Claire oblivious to the truth, Norman's life and marriage seem so perfect  ...more
  • Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling
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    Released1990

    Directed byNicolas Roeg

    While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches. The Grand High Witch (Anjelica Huston)  ...more
  • Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter
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    Released1956

    Directed byDon Siegel

    In Santa Mira, California, Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) is baffled when all his patients come to him with the same complaint: their loved ones seem to have been replaced by emotionless  ...more
  • Max Schreck, John Gottowt
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    Released1922

    Directed byF. W. Murnau

    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released in  ...more
  • Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots
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    Released2015

    Directed byJeremy Saulnier

    Green Room is a 2015 American horror-thriller film written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier. It focuses on a punk band who find themselves attacked by neo-Nazi skinheads after witnessing a murder at a  ...more
  • Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson
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    Released2015

    Directed byRobert Eggers

    In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes. The family blames Thomasin, the oldest daughter who was watching the  ...more
  • Jensen Ackles, Jaime King
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    Released2009

    Directed byPatrick Lussier

    Ten years ago, an inexperienced coal miner named Tom Hanniger (Jensen Ackles) caused an accident that killed five men and put a sixth, Harry Warden, into a coma. A year later, on Valentine's Day,  ...more
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds
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    Released2012

    Directed byJames Watkins

    The Woman in Black is a 2012 British horror film directed by James Watkins and written by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill's novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions. The  ...more
  • Anthony Anderson, Denis O'Hare
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    Released2014

    Directed byAlfonso Gomez-Rejon

    The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American horror film meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. The film is produced by Ryan Murphy of Ryan Murphy Productions and Jason Blum of Blumhouse  ...more
  • Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams
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    Released1986

    Directed byTobe Hooper

    Chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface (Bill Johnson) is up to his cannibalistic ways once again, along with the rest of his twisted clan, including the equally disturbed Chop-Top (Bill Moseley). This  ...more
  • Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia
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    Released1993

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

    The members of the odd Addams Family are up to more macabre antics in this sequel. This time around, Gomez Addams (Raul Julia) and his wife, Morticia (Anjelica Huston), are celebrating the arrival of  ...more
  • Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen
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    Released1980

    Directed byPaul Lynch

    This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the  ...more
  • Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine
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    Released2016

    Directed byColm McCarthy

    The Girl with All the Gifts is a 2016 British post-apocalyptic zombie horror drama film directed by Colm McCarthy and written by M.R. Carey adapted from his novel of the same name. The film depicts a  ...more
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    The Blackcoat's Daughter

    Emma Roberts, Lucy Boynton
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    Released2017

    Directed byOz Perkins

    The Blackcoat's Daughter (also known by its original title February) is a 2015 American-Canadian supernatural psychological horror film directed and written by Oz Perkins. During the dead of winter,  ...more
  • Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell
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    Released2010

    Directed byDaniel Stamm

    After years of gulling the faithful, cleric Cotton Marcus (Patrick Fabian) feels remorse and decides to expose his chicanery through filming a documentary. With a crew in tow, Marcus arrives at the  ...more
  • Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig
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    Released2007

    Directed byOliver Hirschbiegel

    Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell (Nicole Kidman) and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll (Daniel Craig) are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the  ...more
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    The Dark Half

    Timothy Hutton, Michael Rooker
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    Released1993

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

    The Dark Half is a 1993 American horror film adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. The film was directed by George A. Romero and stars Timothy Hutton as Thad Beaumont and George  ...more
  • Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Arkin
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    Released1998

    Directed bySteve Miner

    Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in  ...more
  • David Miller, George Wilson
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    Released1978

    Directed byJohn De Bello

    In a spoof of low-budget sci-fi films, oozing tomatoes go on the rampage, splattering innocent victims.  ...more