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Rainy Day Horror Movies You Can Watch Again And Again

Updated October 28, 2019 7.0k votes 421 voters 6.3k views35 items

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Halloween is a time for parties, pumpkins, and scares galore. While there are fun rituals that accompany the holiday, including eating heaps of candy and donning colorful costumes, Halloween is synonymous with terror and the paranormal. There's no better time than Halloween to catch up on some classic horror films.

There's nothing quite like sitting inside on a rainy day and enjoying a scary movie marathon while munching on fun-size snacks. But anyone can throw on a great horror film - it takes a true movie connoisseur to choose just the right one. These movies aren't necessarily the all-time scariest films with the most iconic characters, but they are creepy classics that only get better with repeat viewings.

Make sure to vote for the horror films you can't live without. It doesn't matter if they're shamelessly pulpy, cheesy, or childish - no one will judge you this Halloween.

  • Halloween1
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    Halloween

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street2
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

    Released1984

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • The Silence of the Lambs3
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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  • Friday the 13th4
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    Friday the 13th

    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini

    Released1980

    Directed bySean S. Cunningham

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  • Poltergeist5
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    Poltergeist

    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams

    Released1982

    Directed byTobe Hooper

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  • The Lost Boys6
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    The Lost Boys

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1987

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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  • The Exorcist7
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    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1973

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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  • Jaws8
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    Jaws

    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1975

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • The Thing9
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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • Scream10
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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • The Conjuring11
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    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

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  • Psycho12
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    Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh

    Released1960

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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  • Night of the Living Dead13
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    Night of the Living Dead

    George A. Romero, Duane Jones

    Released1968

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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  • Final Destination14
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    Final Destination

    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott

    Released2000

    Directed byJames Wong

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  • Child's Play15
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    Child's Play

    Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks

    Released1988

    Directed byTom Holland

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  • Jeepers Creepers16
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    Jeepers Creepers

    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan

    Released2001

    Directed byVictor Salva

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  • An American Werewolf in London17
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    An American Werewolf in London

    Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • Saw18
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    Saw

    Danny Glover, Monica Potter

    Released2004

    Directed byJames Wan

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  • The Cabin in the Woods19
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    The Cabin in the Woods

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byDrew Goddard

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  • Evil Dead II20
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    Evil Dead II

    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva

    Released1987

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show21
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry

    Released1975

    Directed byJim Sharman

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  • Trick 'r Treat22
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    Trick 'r Treat

    Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Dougherty

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  • Crawl23
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    Crawl

    Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper

    Released2019

    Directed byAlexandre Aja

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  • Drag Me to Hell24
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    Drag Me to Hell

    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long

    Released2009

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • Paranormal Activity25
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    Paranormal Activity

    Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat

    Released2007

    Directed byOren Peli

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