This list contains information on the best indie horror movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best indie horror films come in many forms. Some indie horror movies are based on classic literature while other good indie horror films feature completely original characters and storylines. A few of the best indie horror films even generated sequels.
What films will you find on this top independent horror movies list? The Blair Witch Project has to be at the top. This 1999 horror film turned its $60,000 budget into over 248 million box office dollars worldwide. Part of this film's unique appeal was its ability to convince movie-goers that it was a real documentary. The original Texas Chainsaw Massacre is another great indie horror film.
The independent Australian horror movie, The Babadook, terrified people all over the world when it was released in 2014. Other good independent horror films include Halloween, Evil Dead, and The House of the Devil.
Do you have a favorite indie horror movie? Give the best films a thumbs up and please add any good features we may have missed.
- 8720This movie is a 1974 American slasher film, directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote... more
- 9626Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher horror film directed and scored by John... more
- 6817Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by... more
- 8537Get Out is a 2017 American horror film directed by Jordan Peele. A young African-American... more
- 7831It Follows is a 2014 supernatural psychological horror film written and directed by David... more
- 7336The Babadook is a 2014 Australian psychological horror film, written and directed by Jennifer... more
- 7538Saw is a 2004 horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, in Wan's... more
- 6025This film is a 2013 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Fede Alvarez. It... more
- 7843The Blair Witch Project is a 1999 American found footage horror film written, directed and... more
- 6030Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh... more
- 4720Tucker & Dave vs. Evil is a 2010 American comedy horror film directed by Eli Craig. Tucker... more
CreepMark Duplass, Patrick Kack-BriceCreep is a 2014 comedy horror film directed by Patrick Brice, based on a script written by... more
- 3717You're Next is a 2011 American independent action-horror slasher film directed by Adam... more
- 4327Wrong Turn is a 2003 American horror film directed by Rob Schmidt and written by Alan B.... more
- 3418Re-Animator is a 1985 American science fiction horror comedy film loosely based on the H. P.... more
- 3521V/H/S is a 2012 American anthology horror film. It features a series of found-footage shorts... more
- 3927Cabin Fever is a 2002 American black comedy horror film directed by Eli Roth and starring... more
The House of the DevilLena Dunham, Greta GerwigThe House of the Devil is a 2009 horror film written, directed, and edited by Ti West,... more
- 3424This film is a 2011 British horror film directed by Ben Wheatley, co-written and co-edited... more
- 3123Wolf Creek is a 2005 Australian horror film written, co-produced, and directed by Greg McLean,... more
- 4135Paranormal Activity is a 2007 American supernatural horror film written, co-produced,... more
- 3326The ABCs of Death is a 2012 anthology horror comedy film produced by International producers.... more
- 4035House of 1000 Corpses is a 2003 American exploitation horror film directed by Rob Zombie. Two... more
- 2316Resolution is a 2012 horror, mystery and thriller film written by Justin Benson and directed... more
- 2418The Collector is a 2009 horror film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed... more