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The Best Period Horror Movies, Ranked

Updated April 26, 2021 5.3k votes 546 voters 16.1k views39 items

List RulesVote up your favorite costume horror movies set in a different time period.

This list contains information on the best period horror movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best period horror films come in many forms. Some period horror movies are based on classic literature while other good period horror films feature characters and storylines set in old times. A few of the best period horror films are gothic films that take place in the Victorian era.
 

What films will you find on this top historical horror movies list? Bram Stoker's Dracula has to be at the top. Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves starred in this 1992 film set in the 1400s. Bram Stoker's Dracula took home several Oscars the following year for Costume Design, Sound Editing, and Makeup. Sleepy Hollow is another one of the most entertaining period horror films to ever hit the big screen.

The Conjuring has produced several sequels and even the spin-off franchise Annabelle. Other good period horror films include Ravenous, The Wolfman, and From Hell.

How will we ever determine which period  piece horror movie is the best? Help us decide by voting up your favorites.

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