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Horror Movies With The Most Satisfying Endings

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Here is a list of horror movies with good endings that are extremely satisfying. Are you looking for a horror movie with a different twist to the ending? Tired of the same old endings to your movies? Browse through our handy list of horror movies with the most satisfying endings so that you can find a new favorite horror movie to watch. Ranked in order of most popular horror movie with satisfying endings to the least popular, you can see which horror movies were considered to have the best endings. You can also vote for your own favorite horror movies so that others can enjoy your favorites as well.

You can also copy and paste from the list to make your own list of horror movies with satisfying endings. Endings to scary movies don’t have to be the same to provide a great experience. Sometimes it is the movies with a twist that are the most memorable. And, with horror movies, these endings make for an even scarier story. Whether you prefer sad endings or happy endings, there are movies on this list to satisfy every preference.

Pick out a few new horror movies from the top of the list to watch for the first time on Halloween. What better way to celebrate the holiday than with a fright-filled night of twisted horror movies, some with the scariest movies endings in Hollwyood, and movies you’ve never watched before to provide the best new scares.

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    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    Carrie

    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek

    Released1976

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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    The Lost Boys

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1987

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

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    Poltergeist

    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams

    Released1982

    Directed byTobe Hooper

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    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

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    Hannibal Rising

    Gong Li, Kevin McKidd

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Webber

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    Orphan

    Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard

    Released2009

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

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    I Spit on Your Grave

    Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard

    Released2010

    Directed bySteven R. Monroe

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    The Cabin in the Woods

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byDrew Goddard

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    The Hills Have Eyes

    Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw

    Released2006

    Directed byAlexandre Aja

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    Dawn Of The Dead

    Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell

    Released2004

    Directed byZack Snyder

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    The Descent

    Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza

    Released2005

    Directed byNeil Marshall

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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Dana Wynter, Sam Peckinpah

    Released1956

    Directed byDon Siegel

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    The Fly

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

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    Frailty

    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton

    Released2001

    Directed byBill Paxton

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    Let Me In

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins

    Released2010

    Directed byMatt Reeves

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    The Last House on the Left

    Sara Paxton, Aaron Paul

    Released2009

    Directed byDennis Iliadis

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    1408

    Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack

    Released2007

    Directed byMikael Håfström

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    Wrong Turn

    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Released2003

    Directed byRob Schmidt

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    Fright Night

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant

    Released2011

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

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    The Mist

    Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released2007

    Directed byFrank Darabont

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    Darkness Falls

    Emily Browning, Emma Caulfield

    Released2003

    Directed byJonathan Liebesman

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    Hostel

    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins

    Released2005

    Directed byEli Roth

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