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The Best Movies With Terror in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with terror in the name? This list ranks the best movies with terror in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with terror in the name? Planet Terror with Bruce Willis and Rose McGowan is a film that immediately comes to mind, but there are plenty of other great ones. This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with terror in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with terror in the title includes movies like The Terror and Birdemic: Shock and Terror (we never said there weren't cheesy movies on here!) Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word terror in it.
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Planet Terror is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie
Planet Terror is a 2007 American action horror science-fiction film directed by Robert Rodriguez, about a group of people attempting to survive an onslaught of zombie-like creatures as they feud ...more
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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Dick Miller
The Terror is a low budget American horror film produced and directed by Roger Corman about a French soldier who finds a mysterious woman who turns out to be a ghost. It is famous for being ...more
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Tales of Terror is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone
Tales of Terror is an American International Pictures horror film starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone; it is the fourth in the so-called Corman-Poe cycle of eight films ...more
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Trilogy of Terror is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Karen Black, George Gaynes, Gregory Harrison
Trilogy of Terror is a made-for-television anthology horror film, first aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on March 4, 1975. The film, directed by Dan Curtis, starred Karen Black. All three ...more
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Terror of Mechagodzilla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Akihiko Hirata, Tadao Nakamaru, Kenji Sahara
Terror of Mechagodzilla, released in Japan as Mekagojira no Gyakushū (メカゴジラの逆襲, lit. "Mechagodzilla's Counterattack") is a 1975 Japanese kaiju film directed by Ishirō Honda, written by ...more
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R.O.T.: Reunion of Terror is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Christian Anderson, Hallie Bird, Monique Barajas
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Tower of Terror is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Steve Guttenberg, Melora Hardin
Tower of Terror is a 1997 made-for-TV supernatural thriller directed by D. J. MacHale. It is based on the theme park attraction, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, at Disney's Hollywood Studios ...more
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A Study in Terror is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Judi Dench, Barbara Windsor, Anthony Quayle
A Study in Terror is a 1965 British thriller film directed by James Hill and starring John Neville as Sherlock Holmes and Donald Houston as Dr. Watson. It was filmed at Shepperton Studios, ...more
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Terror Train is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Jamie Lee Curtis, Vanity, David Copperfield
Terror Train is a 1980 slasher film, directed by Roger Spottiswoode and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Johnson and David Copperfield. It follows the members of a college fraternity who played a ...more
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The Trollenberg Terror is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell, Janet Munro
The Trollenberg Terror is both a 1956 "Saturday Serial" ITV UK television programme and a 1958 independently made black-and-white British science fiction film. Both versions were ...more
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Birdemic: Shock and Terror is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Tippi Hedren, Alan Bagh, James Nguyen
Birdemic: Shock and Terror is a 2008 American independent romantic horror film written, directed, and produced by James Nguyen. The film stars Alan Bagh and Whitney Moore. Inspired by Alfred ...more
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The Creeping Terror is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Vic Savage
The Creeping Terror is a 1964 horror/science fiction film, in which a slug-like monster terrorizes an American town after escaping from a crashed spaceship. The Creeping Terror is widely ...more
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Terror Firmer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Ron Jeremy, Eli Roth, Matt Stone
Terror Firmer is a 1999 comedy horror film directed by Lloyd Kaufman, written by Patrick Cassidy and Douglas Buck, and starring Will Keenan, Alyce LaTourelle, and Kaufman. The film was produced ...more
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Galaxy of Terror is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Robert Englund, Erin Moran, Sid Haig
Galaxy of Terror is a 1981 science fiction/horror film produced by Roger Corman and directed by Bruce D. Clark. It stars Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston and Taaffe O'Connell. Produced by ...more
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Trailer Park of Terror is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Trace Adkins, Priscilla Barnes, Nichole Hiltz
Trailer Park of Terror is a 2008 American direct-to-video horror film directed by Steven Goldmann and written by Timothy Dolan.
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Terror by Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Basil Rathbone, Billy Bevan, Nigel Bruce
Terror by Night is a 1946 Sherlock Holmes film, the thirteenth to star Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce and was directed by Roy William Neill. The story revolves around the theft of a famous ...more
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Terror Tract is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Bryan Cranston, John Ritter, Brenda Strong
Terror Tract is a 2000 anthology dark comedy/horror film featuring John Ritter as a real-estate agent trying to sell a variety of houses to a young couple; each with a horror story associated ...more
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The Three Investigators and th... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
James Faulkner, Chancellor Miller
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle is a 2009 film directed by Florian Baxmeyer.
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Terror in a Texas Town is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Sterling Hayden, Sebastian Cabot, Frank Ferguson
Terror in a Texas Town is a 1958 American Western film, directed by Joseph Lewis and starring Sterling Hayden. The script of Terror in a Texas Town was written by Dalton Trumbo one of the ...more
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Snakehead Terror is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Carol Alt, Chelan Simmons, Bruce Boxleitner
Snakehead Terror is a 2004 science fiction-horror television film. It is one of two Syfy Channel films based on the snakehead fish incident in a Crofton, Maryland pond. The other film is ...more
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Santo Contra Los Jinetes Del T... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Santo, Armando Silvestre, Gregorio Casal
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It! The Terror from Beyond Spa... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Dabbs Greer, Richard Benedict
It! The Terror from Beyond Space is an independently made 1958 American black and white science fiction film produced by Robert Kent, directed by Edward L. Cahn, and starring Marshall Thompson, ...more
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Children of the Corn V: Fields... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Eva Mendes, David Carradine, Fred Williamson
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror is a 1998 motion picture and the fifth installment of the Children of the Corn series. It is a direct-to-video movie. It is also the third Children of ...more
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Alien Terror is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Luigi Diberti, Michele Soavi, Belinda Mayne
Alien Terror, also known as Alien 2 and Strangers, is a 1980 science fiction film, written and directed by Ciro Ippolito before the trademark Alien was registered. It was released following the ...more
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Hero and the Terror is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Terror in the Title
Chuck Norris, Jack O'Halloran, Ron O'Neal
Danny O'Brien (Chuck Norris) is a cop trying to apprehend the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien captured The Terror and was called Hero by the citizens ...more