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The Best Spanish Horror Movies

Updated May 7, 2021 1.3k votes 348 voters 22.8k views39 items

List RulesVote for the scariest Spanish language horror movies, no matter what country they originate from.

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.
 

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    The Silent House

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    Atrocious

    Rafael Amaya, Ferran Castera

    Released2010

    Directed byFernando 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
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    Tigers Are Not Afraid

    Paola Lara, Juan Ramón López

    Released2019

    Directed byIssa López

    Tigers 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
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    Timecrimes

    Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo

    Released2007

    Directed byNacho Vigalondo

    Timecrimes 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
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    Afterparty

    Úrsula Corberó, Lucho Fernández

    Released2013

    Directed byMiguel Larraya

    Afterparty is a 2013 horror film written by Miguel larraya and Fernando Sancristóbal Zurita and directed by Miguel Larraya....
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    The Haunted Mansion

    Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly

    Released2003

    Directed byRob Minkoff

    The 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
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    Sexykiller, morirás por ella

    Alejo Sauras, Macarena Gómez

    Released2008

    Directed byMiguel Martí

    Sexykiller is a 2008 film directed by Miguel Mart....  more
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    Asmodexia

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    Arachnid

    Chris Potter, Alex Reid

    Released2001

    Directed byJack Sholder

    Arachnid 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
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    The Squad

    Andres Torres, Juan David Restrepo

    Released2011

    Directed byJaime Osorio Marquez

    The Squad is a 2011 horror film written and directed by Jaime Osorio Marquez....  more
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    Maleficarum

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    Más negro que la noche

    Zuria Vega, Miguel Rodarte

    Released2014

    Directed byHenry Bedwell

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    Hellhole Woman

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    Blind Alley

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