Sometimes, we feel that we want to watch something different that attracts our attention and make us scared. Horror movies can provide us with this feeling as you stay in front of the TV watching the movie with your eyes open without being able to close them because you are completely attracted by what you watch and want to know what is going to happen. In order to make the horror movies more interesting, filmmakers try to innovate new ways which are more terrifying for scaring the viewers, increasing their number and achieving higher revenues. There are some horror movies which are considered to be very successful as they terrify us for a long time without losing their scary effect and their terror affects several generations. To know more about these horror movies that still scare us till now, take a look at the following top 10 scariest movies of all time.
10. A Nightmare on Elm Street
It is an American horror movie that was released in 1984 and was directed by Wes Craven. The movie stars John Saxon, Amanda Wyss, Heather Langenkamp and Ronee Blakely.
9. The Ring
It is an American psychological horror film that stars Martin Henderson, Daveigh Chase and Naomi Watts. It was directed by Gore Verbinski and was released in 2002.
It is an Italian horror movie that was directed by Dario Argento starring Jessica Harper, Flavio Bucci, Stefania Casini, Joan Bennett and Udo Kier. The movie was released in 1977.
7. The Wicker Man
It is a British mystery horror movie that was released in 1973 starring Edward Woodward, Ingrid Pitt, Christopher Lee and Diane Cilento. The movie was directed by Robin Hardy.
6. Night of the Living Dead
It is an American independent horror movie that stars Duane Jones, Karl Hardman, Judith O’Dea and Marilyn Eastman. The movie was directed by George A. Romero and was released in 1968.
5. Don’t Look Now
It is an independent British-Italian movie that was directed by Nicolas Roeg and was released in 1973. The movie stars Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie who travel to Venice trying to forget the accidental death of their child, but they can’t.
It is a British psychological horror movie that was released in 1965 starring John Fraser, Catherine Deneuve, Yvonne Furneaux and Ian Hendry. The movie was directed by Roman Polanski.
3. Rosemary’s Baby
It is an American psychological horror movie that stars John Cassavetes, Ralph Bellamy, Mia Farrow and Ruth Gordon. The movie was directed by Roman Polanski and was released in 1968.
2. The Exorcist
It is an American supernatural horror movie that was released in 1973 and was directed by William Friedkin. The movie stars Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair and Max von Sydow.
It is an American horror-thriller movie that was released in 1960 and was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This movie which is considered to be one of the best and scariest movies of all time features Vera Miles, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh and John Gavin.