No matter where you live in the world, this list of the best Spanish horror movies is bound to appeal to you if you're looking to dive into the world of Spanish cinema. Whether you like haunted houses (The House at the End of Time), the horror of Mother Nature (Aftershock), or terrifying, unstoppable viruses, ([Rec]) you’ll find it on this list of Spanish horror movies.
Most notably included here are the films Cronos and The Devil’s Backbone both from internationally renowned director Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Pacific Rim). Which of the films on this Spanish horror movies list keeps you up at night? Join our other users and give the scariest movies on this list a thumbs up, or tell us what frightens you most in the comments below. These horror movies are all in Spanish, but there are usually subtitles available for non-native speakers.
If you haven't seen any of these films, then it makes for a great guide on where to start. The scariest Spanish horror movies will be at the top of the list, as they have received the most upvotes.
Directed by: Paco Plaza, Jaume BalagueróREC is a 2007 Spanish horror film, co-written and directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza.... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Guillermo del ToroPan's Labyrinth is a 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Guillermo del ToroThe Devil's Backbone is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Jaume BalagueróSleep Tight is a 2011 horror and thriller film written by Alberto Marini and directed by Jaume... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Agustí VillarongaTras el cristal is a 1987 Spanish film written and directed by Agustí Villaronga and starring... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Jaume BalagueróThe Nameless is a 1999 independent Spanish horror film directed by Jaume Balagueró. It is... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Alejandro AmenábarTesis is a 1996 Spanish film. It is the feature debut of director Alejandro Amenábar, and was... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Pedro AlmodóvarThe Skin I Live In is a 2011 Spanish psychological thriller film directed by Pedro Almodóvar... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Amando de OssorioTombs of the Blind Dead is a 1971 Spanish horror film written and directed by Amando de... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Fernando Barreda Luna"In April of 2010, Spanish police reported the discovery of 37 hours of recorded evidence that... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Guillem MoralesJulia's Eyes is a critically acclaimed 2010 Spanish horror film directed by Guillem Morales... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Paco Plaza, Jaume BalagueróREC 2 is a 2009 Spanish horror film sequel to 2007's REC and the second installment of the REC... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Paco PlazaREC 3: Génesis is a 2012 Spanish horror film directed by Paco Plaza and is the third... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Guillermo del ToroCronos is a 1993 Mexican vampire horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro,... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Nicolás LópezAftershock is a 2012 Chilean-American disaster horror film starring Eli Roth. It is directed... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Álex de la IglesiaThe Day of the Beast is a 1995 Spanish black comedy horror action film co-written and directed... more on Wikipedia
The House at the End of Time
Directed by: Issa LópezTigers Are Not Afraid is a 2019 Mexican fantasy horror film directed by Issa López. Five... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Jaume BalagueróREC 4: Apocalypse is an upcoming 2014 Spanish horror film, and the fourth and final... more on Wikipedia
KidnappedFernando Cayo, Ana Wagener
Directed by: Miguel Ángel VivasJaime, Marta y su hija Isa acaban de mudarse a una selecta urbanización de las afueras.... more on Wikipedia
AfterpartyÚrsula Corberó, Lucho Fernández
Directed by: Miguel LarrayaAfterparty is a 2013 horror film written by Miguel larraya and Fernando Sancristóbal Zurita...
Directed by: Nacho VigalondoTimecrimes is a 2007 Spanish science-fiction thriller film directed by Nacho Vigalondo. A man... more on Wikipedia
Más negro que la nocheZuria Vega, Miguel Rodarte
Directed by: Henry Bedwell
Directed by: Álex de la IglesiaWitching & Bitching is a 2013 Spanish horror-comedy film co-written and directed by Álex de la... more on Wikipedia