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10 best horror movies of all time according to their IMDb rating

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10 best horror movies of all time according to their IMDb rating

Anyone who enjoys the horror genre is constantly on the search for films that have the ability to both frighten and unnerve us while still managing to get past our most basic concerns. If you are a fan of the genre, you will be happy you hung around because this time we have put together a fantastic list of the top horror films that will give you the chills when you least expect it.

We have painstakingly hand-selected the top horror films, which are listed according to their IMDb ratings, ranging from vintage masterpieces to contemporary horror thrillers. After your horror binge, you might want to sleep with the lights on. Trust us. So why are you still waiting? Keep reading!

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10 Best Horror Movies Ever 

1. The Shining 

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The Shining Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Writer: Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Diane Johnson (screenplay)

Year of release: 1980

Run Time: 2h 26m

OTT Platform: Prime Video

The Shining Rating: 8.4/10

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2. The Exorcist 

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The Exorcist Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair

Director: William Friedkin

Writer: William Peter Blatty (written for the screen by) (novel)

Year of release: 1973

Run Time: 2h 2m

OTT Platform: Prime Video

The Exorcist Rating: 8.1/10

3. Jaws 

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Jaws Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: Peter Benchley (screenplay), Carl Gottlieb (screenplay)

Year of release: 1975

Run Time: 2h 4m

OTT Platform: Prime Video

Jaws Rating: 8.1/10

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4. Rosemary’s Baby 

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Rosemary’s Baby Cast: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon

Director: Roman Polanski

Writer: Ira Levin (novel by), Roman Polanski (written for the screen)

Year of release: 1968

Run Time: 2h 17m

OTT Platform: Prime Video

Rosemary’s Baby Rating: 8/10

5. The Evil Dead

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The Evil Dead Cast: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Director: Sam Raimi

Writer: Sam Raimi

Year of release: 1981

Run Time: 1h 25m

OTT Platform: Prime Video

The Evil Dead Rating: 7.4/10

6. Carrie

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Carrie Cast: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

Director:  Brian De Palma

Writer: Stephen King (novel), Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay)

Year of release: 1976

Run Time: 1h 38m

OTT Platform: Roku

Carrie Rating: 7.4/10

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7. The Platform

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The Platform Cast: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan, Emilio Buale

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia

Writer: David Desola (screenplay by) (story by), Pedro Rivero (screenplay by)

Year of release: 2019

Run Time: 1h 34m

OTT Platform: Netflix

The Platform Rating: 7/10

8. 1922

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1922 Cast: Thomas Jane, Molly Parker, Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard

Director: Zak Hilditch

Writer: Stephen King (novel), Zak Hilditch (screenplay)

Year of release: 2017

Run Time: 1h 42m

OTT Platform: Netflix

1922 Rating: 6.2/10

9. Eli (I)

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Eli (I) Cast: Lili Taylor, Max Martini, Charlie Shotwell, Kelly Reilly.

Director: Ciarán Foy

Writer: David Chirchirillo, Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing

Year of release: 2019

Run Time: 1h 38m

OTT Platform: Netflix

Eli (I) Rating:  5.8/10

10. Anaconda 

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Anaconda Cast: Eric Stoltz, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez.

Director: Luis Llosa

Writer: Jack Epps Jr., Hans Bauer, Jim Cash.

Year of release: 1997

Run Time: 1h 29m

OTT Platform: Netflix

Anaconda Rating: 4.8/10

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