You’ve got your pumpkins carved, bought all your candy for the trick-or-treaters, and your costume ready. What’s left but to sit down and watch a horror movie to complete your Halloween weekend?! If you are not sure which classic to pick, Rotten Tomatoes has compiled a list of the best-reviewed movies of all time complete with all the zombies, vampires, serial killers , monsters and more to give you nightmares for weeks to come.
10. Rosemary’s Baby – A 1968 movie starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon and Maurice Evans
9. The Invisible Man – A classic 1933 movie that is sure to send chills down your spine. Starring Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, Henry Travers, and William Harrigan
8. The Night of the Hunter – A 1955 film created from a novel written by Davis Grubb. This movie gives a disturbing look at both good and evil.
7. Alien – A modern classic from 1979 showing that we may not be the only life forms in the universe. “In space, no one can hear you scream.”
6. Psycho – This infamous movie with Norman Bates and the Bates Motel is one you wouldn’t want to miss.
5. The Bride of Frankenstein – The 1935 film shows Dr. Frankenstein attempting to create a mate for his monster, which makes this a thriller and a classic.
4. King Kong – The original film is from 1933 but was recreated in 2005, explores the soul of a monster making audiences scream and jump in terror.
3. Repulsion – Following a schizophrenic women into her decent into madness, this 1965 film will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.
2. Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror– This film created the path for future horror films. Although it is a silent film, it is sure to make you scream.
1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari – Although it is up for debate, many believe this is the first ever horror film. The story is a thriller showing a detective discovering who is responsible for a series of deaths.
But the thrill and horror doesn’t stop there. Here are some of Sherpa’s movie favorites that didn’t make the list but are sure to give you chills: