For the first time in its 117-year history, the venerable Variety, probably the most prestigious journal covering Hollywood has released its Critic’s ratings for THEIR Top 100 Films of all Time. And believe it or not, a HORROR movie is rated #1!
Archive for ‘Top 100’
The Scariest Things: Our 500 Favorite Horror Films of All Time (2022 Edition)
So, have you seen a good horror movie lately? The following is a comprehensive list of recommendations for our favorite horror films of all time. It’s a horror movie rankers dream! Check out the big list and find a movie that you haven’t seen yet… and watch it!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode 157: Insights from Our Top 100 Horror Film List
Our year-long project to update our top 100 Horror films is now complete! Now that we’ve got them all revealed, what changed from our 2018 list, and did we find any patterns or trends? The Scariest Things Podcast Team sat down to share our thoughts about how the list turned out. What we loved, what surprised us, and what we think will become of the list in the future. The curating of our list was the effort of many people, and it delivered a broad and diverse spectrum of the genre, from every age and every type of horror.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode 156: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #20-1
A drumroll, please!
At long last, The Scariest Things is proud to present to you our TOP 20 Horror Movies of All Time, as curated by a selection committee of 72 expert jurors. No sleeper films here. These are all beloved landmark films, but the question is, how do they rank against each other?
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode 155: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #40-21
We arrive now at our big hitters in the horror genre. It’s #40-21! But surprisingly, there were some surprises! Some movies that were completely absent from our 2018 list vault all the way to this portion of the rankings! It’s amazing what happens when you add in a bunch of new members of the selection committee. Zombie lovers and fans of the new Golden Age of Horror will appreciate the films in this section of our rankings. Enjoy!
The Scariest Things Top 100 Jury Vote Breakdown
Our Top 100 is being revealed in the October month of Horror that leads up to Halloween. If you want to try and piece together what the winning film might be, or want to know how we did this, check out the full Scariest Jury list right here! If you love rankings and ratings, and you love horror movies… this is for YOU!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode 154: The Top 100 Horror Films of All Time #60-41
We have reached the mid-point of our top 100. The eighties are done proud in this batch, and J-Horror has a couple of Iconic films as well. We also have perhaps the greatest Folk Horror Film in this grouping. Is this the highest that a classic silver age film will post? We shall see! Check out, and listen in to The Scariest Things Podcast Episode 154: The Top 100 Horror Films of All Time #60-41!
The Scariest Things Episode 153: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #80-61
The Scariest Things continues the reconstruction of our Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time list! Listen in as Ian Parker once again helps host our rollout of the best of the scary. Liz, Mike, and Eric also compete to see how many of their favorite films ended up in the top 100, with the winner getting to claim the title of Mayor of Horror Tropetown! So far, it’s looking pretty good for Liz. There’s a little something for everyone at this point in the list, and perhaps a few movies that you might not be familiar with, though most of these are bonafide classics!
The Scariest Things Episode 152: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #100-81
The Scariest Things is re-constituting our top 100 Horror Movie List of all time! It’s been five years since our inaugural list was created, and frankly, we know a lot more knowledgeable horror professionals now. Plus, it’s fun to do, and creating a ranked list offers up room for great debates, both amongst our own crew internally, and with you, our fans! We hope you enjoy and appreciate our list! (And feel free to let us know if you disagree… that’s fun too.)
The Scariest Things Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time (2018 Edition)
Behold, THE BIG LIST. In 2018, we summoned a jury of our fans and horror insider contacts, to develop a weighted list of our favorite horror movies of all time. This doesn’t necessarily mean these are the BEST movies, in a technical sense, but these are the films we love the most.
The Scariest Things Horror Movie Championship Tournament!
The Scariest Things is recording its 100th Podcast Episode soon, and in celebration we are going to host a Horror Movie bracket-style royal rumble to determine the best horror movie of all time and we’d like you to join in on the fun!
Horror Infographics: The Top 100 Horror Movies By the Numbers
Where did our favorite Horror Films come from? How did we generate the points? What genres did we like? What does the timeline look like? Well, have a peek at some cool graphics we put together and find out!
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XLIII: Insights from Our Top 100
That’s right, Bub! Mike and Eric have gone through and broken down our top 100 Horror movie list. The close calls and could have beens and the maybe shouldn’t have beens. Listen in!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #10-1
A veritable hall of fame of horror lines up for our top 10! But, in what order? You know these titans of terror, so let’s count them down!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLI: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #20-11
We’re at the top 20! Can you believe it? Now with 33% more X chromosomes!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XL: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #30-21
This batch of films is proof positive that you can still do a good remake or a good sequel that surpasses its predecessor. The top 100 marches on! You can’t stop it!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXIX: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #40-31
Dramatic psychological horror builds a home in this grouping. And, probably the biggest surprise of the whole survey shows up here! You won’t believe what’s at #36! (How’s that for click bait?)
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXVIII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #50-41
We have now crossed over the #50 threshold! Listen to Mike and Eric eat some serious crow on air, as the jury has spoken. (And Mike and Eric are apparently wrong.)
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXVII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #60-51
You want gross movies? Here we go! This section of our top 100 features blood and guts to spare!
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXXVI: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #70-61
Who wants bonus horror? Well, we’ve got it for you… a little extra has been put into our Top 100 list between 70-61. It stretches the entirety of the genre, from the very beginning to the very recent. Black and white, goofy, and somber. Drink in the next batch of our Top 100 list!
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXXV: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #80-71
The breadth of the genre really shows up in this episode! Gateway kid horror shows up, for the first time (and not the last), plus the movie that launched “torture-porn”, a couple of stellar Korean films, and a feathered gift from the Master of Suspense.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXIV: The Top 100 Horror Films of All Time #90-81
We move on with our favorite Horror Movies of all Time. Here come the Horror Comedies! And, J-Horror has landed, along with a couple of very recent favorites.
The Scariest Things Big List: Our Top 100 Horror Films of All Time
Your official Scariest Things guide to our favorite horror movies!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXIII: The Top 100 Horror Films OF ALL TIME #100 to 91
Every good horror website needs a master list, so The Scariest Things has finally come up with our TOP 100 HORROR MOVIES OF ALL TIME! And, tonight, we start at the bottom and work our way to the top.
Chris McInroy’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Horror festival fan favorite short-film director Chris McInroy mixes in the humor with the scares (no surprise if you’ve seen his fantastic short films!). Owwwoooooo! Werewolves of London! His top 25:
Andrew Migliore’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Iä! Iä! Andrew Migliore, the man who created the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival comes in with an unutterable and squamous top 25 horror movie list. AIIIEEE!!!
Kian Doughty’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Kian Doughty is a talented young actor who just performed in and co-wrote the Justin Zimmerman short film Made You Look which premiered at the Portland Horror Film Festival, and features some fantastic creature effects from Oscar winner Chris Walas. Kian brings his youthful take on a top 25!
Deena Warner’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Notable horror book cover artist Deena Warner brings a new #1 title to the table, with an old friend in a red and black sweater. And a beat-up old hat. And some knives on his fingers. With chunks of teenager meat on them.
Chris Ralph’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Independent film producer and lifelong College buddy of Msoup and LightninLi, Mr. Christopher Ralph puts on his horror hat… and guess what? Telecommunication and Film grads like the same things that genre fans like! His top 25:
Rocky Gray’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Horror film musical composer and famed rock drummer, Rocky Gray, loves him some demonic possession films, and he has peppered them throughout his top 25 list!