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.
The Silent House
Directed by: Fernando Barreda Luna"In April of 2010, Spanish police reported the discovery of 37 hours of recorded evidence that shed new light on a gruesome murder investigation. The found footage documents a family of five spending... more
Directed by: Issa LópezTigers Are Not Afraid is a 2019 Mexican fantasy horror film directed by Issa López. Five children attempt to survive the violence of the cartels and the ghosts that are left in its wake.... more
Directed by: Nacho VigalondoTimecrimes is a 2007 Spanish science-fiction thriller film directed by Nacho Vigalondo. A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour, starting a series f events... more
AfterpartyÚrsula Corberó, Lucho Fernández
Directed by: Miguel LarrayaAfterparty is a 2013 horror film written by Miguel larraya and Fernando Sancristóbal Zurita and directed by Miguel Larraya....
Directed by: Rob MinkoffThe Haunted Mansion is a 2003 American fantasy comedy film based on the attraction of the same name at Disney theme parks. The film was directed by Rob Minkoff, written by David Berenbaum and stars... more
Directed by: Miguel MartíSexykiller is a 2008 film directed by Miguel Mart.... more
Directed by: Jack SholderArachnid is a 2001 horror film directed by Jack Sholder. In this film, giant killer spiders menace survivors of a plane crash. The film stars Alex Reid, Chris Potter, Rocqueford Allen, Robert... more
The SquadAndres Torres, Juan David Restrepo
Directed by: Jaime Osorio MarquezThe Squad is a 2011 horror film written and directed by Jaime Osorio Marquez.... more
Más negro que la nocheZuria Vega, Miguel Rodarte
Directed by: Henry Bedwell