The 100 best horror films: the full list
Time Out proudly presents the 100 best horror movies, as chosen by those who write in, direct, star in and celebrate the genre. We polled well over 100 horror enthusiasts – including big names like Roger Corman, Guillermo del Toro, Simon Pegg, Clive Barker and Alice Cooper, and horror legends like Coffin Joe, Kim Newman and Tom Six – and came up with a definitive top 100 list. Have your say: on Facebook | on Twitter using #besthorrorfilms | by voting in our poll | in the comments below By Derek Adams, Dave Calhoun, Cath Clarke, Sarah Cohen, Nigel Floyd and Tom Huddleston, with the generous support of everyone at FrightFest and Cine-Excess. Explore the individual top tens of every contributor.
Dir Elim Klimov (Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Lauciavicius)
Dir Jacques Tourneur (Francis Dee, Tom Conway, Christine Gordon, James Ellison)
Dir Philip Kaufman (Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy)
Dir Dario Argento (Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Alida Valli, Daria Nicolodi)
Dir Harry Kümel (Delphine Seyrig, Danielle Ouimet, John Karlen, Andrea Rau)
Dir John D Hancock (Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Kevin Connor)
Dir John McNaughton (Henry Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracy Arnold)
Dir Robert Fuest (Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith)
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