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The Best Italian Horror Movies

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For those looking for a terrifying film that isn't the same old American stuff, check out this list of the best Italian horror movies. Whether it's a movie featuring cannibals, zombies, or something supernatural, you'll definitely find something you love on this ranked Italian horror movie list.

From The Beyond, in which a woman inherits an old house built over the entrance to hell, to Suspiria, about a ballet academy concealing sinister supernatural doings, this list of Italian horror movies is great for those of you who know nothing about Italian cinema. Or if you're ready to be terrified check out Kill Baby, Kill in which a village is haunted by the murderous ghost… of a little girl.

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  • Suspiria
    1
    Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Joan Bennett
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Dario Argento
  • The Beyond
    2
    David Warbeck, Veronica Lazăr, Catriona MacColl
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Lucio Fulci
  • Deep Red
    3

    Deep Red

  • Tenebre
    4
    Anthony Franciosa, John Saxon, Daria Nicolodi
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Dario Argento
  • Black Sabbath
    5
    Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Mario Bava
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  • Zombie
    6
    Lucio Fulci, Richard Johnson, Tisa Farrow
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Lucio Fulci
  • Castle of Blood
    7
    Barbara Steele, Benito Stefanelli, Salvo Randone
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Antonio Margheriti, Sergio Corbucci
  • Blood and Black Lace
    8
    Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Franco Ressel
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Mario Bava
  • The Curch (La Chiesa)
    9

    The Curch (La Chiesa)

    Hugh Quarshie, Tomas Arana, Evan Feodor Chaliapin Jr.
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Michele Soavi
  • Kill Baby, Kill
    10

    Kill Baby, Kill

  • City of the Living Dead
    11
    Lucio Fulci, Christopher George, Catriona MacColl
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Lucio Fulci
  • Inferno
    12

    Inferno

  • The House by the Cemetery
    13

    The House by the Cemetery

  • The Devil's Daughter / The Sect (La Setta)
    14

    The Devil's Daughter / The Sect (La Setta)

    Kelly Curtis, Herbert Lom, Mariangela Giordano
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Michele Soavi

    The Devil's Daughter also known as The Sect (La Setta) is an italian horror movie from the year 1991. It tells us a story about a lonely kindergarten teacher that discovers a secret well in the basement of her house. Soon after she finds herself being followed by a murderous Satanic cult.

  • Cemetery Man
    15
    Rupert Everett, Anna Falchi, Mickey Knox
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Michele Soavi
  • Nightmare Castle
    16
    Barbara Steele, Paul Muller, Helga Liné
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Allan Grunewald
  • The House of the Laughing Windows
    17

    The House of the Laughing Windows

  • StageFright: Aquarius
    18

    StageFright: Aquarius

  • Nightmare City
    19
    Mel Ferrer, Francisco Rabal, Hugo Stiglitz
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Umberto Lenzi
  • Cannibal Apocalypse
    20
    John Saxon, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Elizabeth Turner
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Antonio Margheriti
  • The Mother of Tears
    21
    Asia Argento, Moran Atias, Udo Kier
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Dario Argento
  • Let Sleeping Corpses Lie
    22
    Arthur Kennedy, Anita Colby, Ray Lovelock
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Jorge Grau
  • Cannibal Holocaust
    23
    Ruggero Deodato, Luca Barbareschi, Robert Kerman
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Ruggero Deodato
  • Don't Know
    24

    Don't Know

  • Beyond the Darkness
    25
    Cinzia Monreale, Kieran Canter, Franca Stoppi
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Joe D'Amato