The 25 Top Horror Movies
25. Jaws (1975, Directed by Steven Spielberg)
24. Zombie 2 (1980, Directed by Lucio Fulci)
23. Interview with the Vampire (1994, Directed by Neil Jordan)
22. The Eye (2002, Directed by The Pang Brothers)
21. Frailty (2001, Directed by Bill Paxton)
The top 25 of the 100 Top Horror Movies List starts out with some heavy-hitters of the horror genre. The shark in Jaws is as focused on killing as any slasher, Fulci's Zombi 2 gives us the eye-jab, Anne Rice came to the big screen with Interview with the Vampire, evil visions reign in The Eye and a God-fearing man becomes a demon hunter in Frailty. Number 20 below, Dead Alive, is known as the goriest movie ever made based on gallons of blood used.
20. Dead Alive (1992, Directed by Peter Jackson)
19. The Howling (1981, Directed by Joe Dante)
18. The Decent (2005, Directed by Neil Marshall)
17. Ju-On (2000, Written and Directed by Takashi Shimizu)
16. Texas Chainsaw Massacare (1974, Directed by Tobe Hooper)
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15. May (2002, Written and Directed by Lucky McKee)
14. White Zombie (1932, Directed by Victor Halperin)
13. Carrie (1976, Directed by Brian De Palma)
12. Ringu (1998, Directed by Hideo Nakata)
11. An American Werewolf in London (1981, Written and Directed by John Landis)
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The 10 Top Horror Movies for 2009
10. Evil Dead (1981, Directed by Sam Raimi)
7. Nightmare on Elm Street (1984, Directed by Wes Craven)
6. Halloween (1978, Directed by John Carpenter)
5. Night Of The Living Dead (1968, Directed by Dean Lachiusa & George Romero)
4.The Shining (1980, Directed by Stanley Kubrick)
3. Dawn Of The Dead (1978, Written and Directed by George A. Romero)
2. Alien (1979, Directed by Ridley Scott)
1. The Exorcist (1973, Directed by William Friedkin)
And there you have it Horror Freaks, the 100 Top Horror Movies list for 2009.
As you have seen there have been many Stephen King adaptions mentioned above such as The Shining, Carrie and Misery. George A Romero, I believe, is the most recurring director. This was the hardest year for me. I made alot of painful choices (*cough* Army of Darkness *cough*) but im pretty sure this is a helpful list for those looking for a horrific time.