Horror 365: 100 Days, 100 Posts, 100 Movies

And here we are, true believers! Horror 365–this little One Year/One Post A Day project, has reached its first 100 posts (around 65,000 words so far)! Naturally, the only thing to do on such an occasion is to round up My 100 Favorite Horror Movies for your dining and dancing pleasure. Hard it was to narrow down a mere 100 from the 1170-some movies I’ve listed on The Neverending Movie List. I had to make some tough choices. One thing I reluctantly did was cut some of my favorite movies which, though on The Neverending Movie List, are really only there for some horror scenes or elements. For instance, even with the skeletons that terrified me as a wee lad, Jason And The Argonauts is not on here. Despite one of the creepiest endings in all cinema, neither is Sunset Boulevard.

You get the idea.

I’ve tried to cover as wide a range as I reasonably could, including horror comedy, black comedy, etc. There’s some really good stuff on here, and some really bad stuff also too as well. Like really bad. Like spectacularly bad. The kind of stuff we here at Castle Blogferatu love so awfully much.

The First 90 (Alphabetized)

  1. 28 Days Later
  2. The Addams Family (1991)
  3. The Abominable Doctor Phibes
  4. Alien
  5. American Mary
  6. American Psycho
  7. Arsenic And Old Lace
  8. Asylum
  9. Audition
  10. Bad Seed, The
  11. Birds, The
  12. Black Sunday (1960)
  13. Blob, The (1958)
  14. Blob, The (1988)
  15. Blood On Satan’s Claw
  16. Brainiac, The
  17. Cabin Fever (2002)
  18. Cabin In The Woods, The
  19. Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari, The
  20. Carnival Of Souls
  21. Creature From The Black Lagoon
  22. Creepshow
  23. The Day The Earth Stood Still
  24. Dead Of Night
  25. Death Proof
  26. Death Race 2000
  27. Deliverance
  28. The Devil’s Rejects
  29. Die! Die! My Darling!
  30. Die, Monster, Die!
  31. Dr. Terror’s House Of Horrors
  32. Enduring Love
  33. The Evil Dead (1981)
  34. Extraordinary Tales
  35. Eyes Without A Face
  36. The Fly (1958)
  37. Freaks
  38. From Dusk Til Dawn
  39. Galaxy Of Terror
  40. Get Out
  41. Häxan
  42. Hereditary
  43. Hostel
  44. Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte
  45. Interview With The Vampire
  46. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978–not only better than the original, but the definitive version)
  47. Kiss Of The Tarantula
  48. K-Shop
  49. Kwaidan
  50. M
  51. Mad Love (1935)
  52. The Mask (1961)
  53. Massacre At Central High
  54. Matango: Attack Of The Mushroom People
  55. Motel Hell
  56. Near Dark
  57. Night Of The Creeps
  58. Night Of The Demon (1957)
  59. Night Of The Hunter
  60. Night Of The Living Dead (1968)
  61. Nosferatu (1922)
  62. Pan’s Labyrinth
  63. Phantasm
  64. Promising Young Woman
  65. Psycho II (criminally underrated)
  66. Psychomania (I mean come on. Biker zombies!)
  67. Rats (2016 documentary but one of the best horror movies I’ve ever seen)
  68. Ravenous (1999)
  69. Ravenous (2017)
  70. Red State
  71. Rocky Horror Picture Show, The
  72. Scanners
  73. Shape Of Water, The
  74. Sixth Sense, The
  75. Sleepaway Camp
  76. Spider Baby
  77. Strait-Jacket
  78. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (2007)
  79. Tales From The Crypt (1972)
  80. They Live
  81. Trilogy Of Terror
  82. Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil
  83. Vampire Hunter D
  84. Vault Of Horror
  85. V/H/S
  86. Videodrome
  87. What We Do In The Shadows
  88. Willard (1971)
  89. XX
  90. Zombieland

And now…

The Top Ten (Ranked)

10- The Brain That Wouldn’t Die

9- Young Frankenstein

8- Rebecca (1940)

7- The Invisible Man (1933)

6- The Wicker Man (1973)

5- Midsommar

4- Homicidal

3- What Ever Happened To Baby Jane

2- Psycho

And my  #1 favorite movie in the history of ever-

And there it is. Let me know what you think. No doubt this would be a substantially different list on another day at another time. We’ll see what happens if I get to Post #200. Onward. Thanks for reading!

5 thoughts on “Horror 365: 100 Days, 100 Posts, 100 Movies

  1. There’s so much to say, but first of all: congratulations! You sure Arsenic and Old Lace is a horror movie? I mean, it’s one of my favorites, but since I was a kid I found it funny, not scary. Glad to know you’ve seen Matango too 😉 Great list, I mean it.

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