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100 Greatest Horror Films

I took part in Slant Magazine‘s 100 Greatest Horror Films feature. Each contributor was asked to submit a list of their 100 favorite scary movies, which were then aggregated to form the overall list. Here’s what I submitted:

1. The Shining

2. Suspiria

3. I Walked With a Zombie

4. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

5. Halloween

6. A Bucket of Blood

7. Rosemary’s Baby

8. Jaws

9. Who Can Kill a Child?

10. Frankenstein (1931)

11. Blood and Black Lace

12. Vampyr

13. The Birds

14. Nosferatu (1922)

15. Let’s Scare Jessica to Death

16. Freaks

17. Deep Red

18. Don’t Look Now

19. Psycho

20. Possession (1981)

21. Kill, Baby…Kill!

22. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

23. Cat People (1942)

24. Spiderbaby

25. Zombi 2

26. Pin

27. Night of the Demon

28. Scanners

29. Nightmare City

30. Haxan

31. Alien

32. Return of the Living Dead

33. House

34. Sleepaway Camp

35. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

36. Day of the Dead (1985)

37. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

38. The Fly (1986)

39. A Taste of Blood

40. The Devils

41. Jigoku

42. The Exorcist

43. Carrie

44. House on the Edge of the Park

45. Black Christmas

46. They Live

47. Blood Spattered Bride

48. The Night of the Hunter

49. Patrick

50. Sisters

51. Deliverance

52. Le Frisson des Vampires

53. Kuroneko

54. Black Sunday

55. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

56. Razorback

57. Onibaba

58. Martin

59. The Thing (1982)

60. Tetsuo

61. Don’t Go in the House

62. Kwaidan

63. Repulsion

64. It’s Alive

65. Demons

66. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

67. When a Stranger Calls (1979)

68. Dead and Buried

69. Bride of Frankenstein

70. Intruder

71. Kwaidan

72. Maniac (1980)

73. Dead Ringers

74. Daughter of Dr. Jekyll

75. The Last House on the Left

76. The Evil Dead

77. Cemetery Man

78. La Vampire Nue

79. Driller Killer

80. White Zombie

81. Audition

82. Fanatic

83. Blue Sunshine

84. What’s the Matter with Helen?

85. Tenebre

86. Slumber Party Massacre

87. Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!

88. Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things

89. Wolf Creek

90. The Devil’s Backbone

91. Near Dark

92. In the Mouth of Madness

93. Daughters of Darkness

94. M

95. Images

96. Leprechaun

97. Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

98. Pontypool

99. Martyrs

100. Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom

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