Spotlight: Horror Movies You Need to Watch

Our friends at RLJ Entertainment curated this list of horror movies you should watch. Read on to see what they recommend, then browse more horror films here.

 
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ALL HALLOWS’ EVE

While babysitting two children on Halloween night, a young woman finds an old VHS tape in the kids' trick or treat bag. The tape features three tales of terror, all linked together by a murderous clown. As the night goes on strange things begin to occur in the house.

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CHILDREN OF THE CORN

A young couple stranded in a rural town falls into the sinister hands of a mysterious group of children who murder all of the town's adults at the command of their leader, known only as "He Who Walks Behind the Rows."

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DARK WAS THE NIGHT

After a logging company arrives in the town of Maiden Woods and begins cutting in the nearby forest, a powerful evil rises from the landscape and starts preying on the terrified populace -- whose lone hope is a sheriff wrestling personal demons.

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ELVIRA

When her great-aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight New England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample assets, all hell breaks loose.

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HELLRAISER

A couple discovers a hideous creature in their attic -- the husband's half-brother, who is also the wife's ex-lover. Having lost his earthly form to sadomasochistic demons from another dimension, the man needs human sacrifices to rebuild his body.

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HELLRAISER II

For Kirsty Cotton (Ashley Laurence), the nightmares never end. Still fresh in her fevered memory are her father's skinned corpse, the evil machinations of her uncle Frank's reanimated body and the unspeakable perversity of the Cenobites. But the worst is yet to come.

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THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT

Five friends set off in an RV on a quest to find the best haunted houses in America, but their Halloween adventure soon turns into a nightmare when the fakery they're expecting becomes horrifyingly real.

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JUNE

Though many people talk about inner demons, few actually have to deal with an evil entity intermingled with their flesh and blood. But for 9-year-old June, the problem is real -- and if she can't take control of it, the people she loves will suffer.

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THE PARANORMAL DIARIES: CLOPHILL

Based on true events, six investigators head to one of the world's most haunted places to uncover the source of supernatural sightings and phenomena. The ruined St. Mary's Church at Clophill plays host to filmmaker Kevin Gates and his research team.

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THE POLTERGEIST OF BORLEY FOREST

On a night of carefree teenage partying in the woods, Paige Pritchard unwittingly sets in motion a chain of events that will plunge her into a waking nightmare. Tormented by terrifying and increasingly violent supernatural visitations, Paige starts digging into the past and uncovers a sinister secret, buried for decades. Behind the deadly force that now haunts her is a malevolent entity of unspeakable evil.

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PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH

After recently divorced Edgar hits the road with his girl and best friend to sell a mint-condition Blade doll at a Texas convention, his hope of fast cash turns into a nightmare when the puppets at the convention spring to life with murderous intent.

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TRENCH 11

In this horrific, World War One thriller, a shell-shocked tunneler must lead a special forces group on a mission deep behind enemy lines and even deeper into a mysterious German trench.