The 16 Best Halloween Movies of All Time

Creepy, scary, gruesome and all of the above
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Halloween wouldn’t be complete without watching a few scary movies along the way. From classics such as Psycho (1960) and Beetlejuice (1988) to more recent films like The Last House on the Left (2009) and The Eyes of My Mother (2016), this holiday is all about embracing the creepy, scary and gruesome.

Our friends at Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, New York, are experts in this field, so we reached out for recommendations on which ones are worth the fright. Below are the top 16 films to make your Halloween as horrific as possible (in a good way).

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① Cape Fear (1962)

② Alice, Sweet Alice

③ The Last House on the Left (2009)

④ Les Diaboliques

⑤ Manhunter

⑥ The Night of the Hunter

⑦ Psycho (1960)

⑧ Tenebre

⑨ Audition

⑩ Halloween (1978)

⑪ Beetlejuice

⑫ Ghostbusters (1984)

⑬ Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein

⑭ The Eyes of My Mother

⑮ Dracula (1992)

⑯ Creepshow

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