9 Best Horror Movies To Watch With Friends

The Orphanage (2007)

J.A. Bayona's Spanish-language horror film follows a woman who returns to her childhood home with her family, only for her son to start communicating with an invisible friend before disappearing under tragic circumstances. 

Near Dark (1987)

Kathryn Bigelow's Southern Gothic vampire flick follows a young man forced to join a traveling band of bloodsuckers after being bitten by one of them with its unpredictable vampires and striking visuals

The Descent (2005)

Neil Marshall's claustrophobic creature feature follows a group of women trapped in a cave system inhabited by terrifying creatures. The film's tension-filled atmosphere and strong character development.

28 Days Later (2002)

Danny Boyle's zombie film presents a nightmare vision of a post-apocalyptic Britain overrun by "infected" humans. With its heart-pounding soundtrack and terrifying portrayal of societal collapse, 28 Days Later.

The Witch (2015)

Robert Eggers's period horror film follows a Puritan family facing supernatural forces in the wilderness. With its slow-burning tension and unsettling atmosphere, The Witch delivers unique and deeply.

Evil Dead 2 (1987)

Sam Raimi's "requel" combines horror and comedy in a cabin-based gore fest. Bruce Campbell's performance as Ash battling possessed forces with chainsaws and groovy one-liners has made the film a cult favorite.

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

John Landis's horror-comedy follows two American backpackers who encounter a werewolf while wandering the Yorkshire moors. The film's groundbreaking special effects and tense atmosphere.

Carrie (1976)

 Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's novel tells the story of a shy teenage girl who unleashes telekinetic powers after being humiliated at her prom. Piper Laurie's performance as Carrie's fanatical mother adds.

Suspiria (1977)

Dario Argento's masterpiece assaults the senses with its visceral visuals, disturbing murders, and haunting soundtrack. Set in a famous ballet school, the film follows a young dancer as she becomes entangled.