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The Best Modern Horror Movies

Brandon Galvin
 
Night of the Living Dead 25th Anniv. [VHS]
Night of the Living Dead 25th Anniv. [VHS]
"One of the greatest horror films of all time! A true suspensful and scary zombie classic, with its documentary feel and shocking ending. Awesome!"
The Exorcist [VHS]
The Exorcist [VHS]
"A frightening look at religion and demonic possession, this is one of the great blockbuster horror films. Disturbing and scary. A must-see!"
Psycho [VHS]
Psycho [VHS]
"A suspenseful black-and-white shocker, that is well-known for it's shocking "shower scene". The rest of the movie is fine, and holds up well. Great music score. Not to be missed!"
The Haunting [VHS]
The Haunting [VHS]
"One of the greatest haunted house films ever, utilizing what is unseen to terrify. Well-acted and very tense. A high-class scary movie."
Halloween (Collector's Edition) [VHS]
Halloween (Collector's Edition) [VHS]
"The original slasher classic! John Carpenter's best film. Good acting by Jamie Lee Curtis and Donald Pleasance and chilling music score. One of the most suspenseful and terrifying movies of all time!!"
Jaws - 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition [VHS]
Jaws - 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition [VHS]
"The original killer shark movie! Fun and scary, this is one has great acting from the three leads, and an unforgettable music score. One of the biggest blockbusters of all time--for a reason."
Alien (20th Anniversary Edition) [VHS]
Alien (20th Anniversary Edition) [VHS]
"Frightening! A haunted house/monster flick set on a gothic spaceship in the far reaches of nowhere. This one is dark and suspenseful, with fantastic alien effects and a good cast. Unmissable."
Texas Chainsaw Massacre [VHS]
Texas Chainsaw Massacre [VHS]
"The original cult classic! A tense and unforgettably scary cannibal film. With gritty realism, director Tobe Hooper uses an genuinely uneasy atmosphere  to craft a genuinely disturbing masterpiece."
Evil Dead - Collector's Edition [VHS]
Evil Dead - Collector's Edition [VHS]
"A campy, gory cult classic with impressive cinematography and disgusting makeup effects. This is a stark and scary exercise in the abnormal, with a good turn by Bruce Campbell as Ash. A must-see!"
The Shining [VHS]
The Shining [VHS]
"A cold and disturbing look at insanity. With a great performance by Jack Nicholson, this plays as both a haunted-house chiller and psycho-thriller. A true classic."
The Thing [VHS]
The Thing [VHS]
"A slow-paced and terrifying monster film classic. With disgusting and realistic effects, and moody music score, this is a great gross-out movie. Can't be missed!"
Carrie [VHS]
Carrie [VHS]
"A very, very good film that has great performances by Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie. The bloody climax is unbelievable. A good score, and one of the best shock endings ever!!"
A Nightmare on Elm Street [VHS]
A Nightmare on Elm Street [VHS]
"Wes Craven's masterpiece. This film is a very scary look into sins of the past and our own dark dreams. Robert Englund rocks as Freddy, but the rest of the cast is excellent as well. Fantastic film!"
Hellraiser [VHS]
Hellraiser [VHS]
"A twisted and terrifying film. With its strong performances and good makeups, this film is full of violent and disturbing imagery. Don't miss this chiller!"
Candyman [VHS]
Candyman [VHS]
"One of the scariest recent films, this takes a look into our own fears, and the truth behind urban ghost stories. Virginia Madsen and Tony Todd are wonderful. See it."
The Silence of the Lambs [VHS]
The Silence of the Lambs [VHS]
"One of the best scary films--if not films--ever. Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins are excellent, and the film is exciting and gruesome. Truly awesome!!"
Salems Lot:the Movie [VHS]
Salems Lot:the Movie [VHS]
"A creepy film adaptation of Stephen King's novel. Good performances and an eerie atmosphere add to the overall feeling. The elusive, Nosferatu-like Barlow is very spooky. A chilling film."
American Werewolf in London [VHS]
American Werewolf in London [VHS]
"The best modern werewolf film plays as both a black comedy and frightening horror flick. The transformation special effects are awesome. Definitely one of the best werewolf films ever."
Re-Animator
Re-Animator
"A gruesome and gory film experience, this H.P. Lovecraft adaptation is a hilarious and grossly entertaining horror film. Definitely has to be seen by any horror film fan."
Friday The 13th
Friday The 13th
"A true slasher-horror classic. A tense, camfire tale-type atmosphere, gory murder effects created by master Tom Savini, and a truly shocking final jolt make this a chiller a true slasher classic."
The Fog [VHS]
The Fog [VHS]
"One of John Carpenter's best films. A classic ghost story with a fine cast, eerie music, a creepy atmosphere, and a shocking ending. One of the scariest movies ever! Should not be missed.."
The Blair Witch Project [VHS]
The Blair Witch Project [VHS]
"One of the best horror films in years. This gritty, documentary-type horror film reverts to the terror of the unseen, and its talented young cast help to make it scary right to the end. See it."
The Sixth Sense [VHS]
The Sixth Sense [VHS]
"Another great modern ghost story. Fine performances by Bruce Willis and young Haley Joel Osment, along with a wicked twist ending make it an unforgettable movie experience."
Scream [VHS]
Scream [VHS]
"The film that launched a new age in horror films. It twists with the "rules" of horror movies, poking fun while evoking many shocks. A huge hit, and one of Wes Craven's finest moments. Don't miss it!!"
Jeepers Creepers
Jeepers Creepers
"A spine-tingling masterpiece. With its fine performances, a skin-crawling atmosphere, fantastic monster effects, and genuinely shocking climax, it is the most frightening film in years! A must-see!!"