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Updating Slant Magazine’s List of the 100 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time

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Updating Slant Magazine’s List of the 100 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time

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On October 28, 2013, Slant Magazine published its list of the 100 Greatest Horror Films of All Time, one of the most viewed articles in our publication’s history. Five years later, we’ve revised our list, which can be viewed here. The new list is based on polling nine contributors to the site, some of whom contributed to the original list. For the sake of posterity, we are presenting below the 100 titles that made our original list.

1. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
2. Psycho (1960)
3. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
4. Carrie (1976)
5. Suspiria (1977)
6. The Shining (1980)
7. Freaks (1932)
8. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
9. The Thing (1982)
10. The Fly (1986)
11. Don’t Look Now (1973)
12. Videodrome (1983)
13. Vampyr (1932)
14. Repulsion (1965)
15. The Exorcist (1973)
16. Nosferatu (1922)
17. Eyes Without a Face (1960)
18. Pulse (2001)
19. Deep Red (1975)
20. Peeping Tom (1960)
21. Possession (1981)
22. Audition (1999)
23. Alien (1979)
24. The Birds (1963)
25. The Wicker Man (1973)
26. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1978)
27. Dawn o the Dead (1978)
28. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
29. Halloween (1978)
30. The Evil Dead (1981)
31. The Brood (1979)
32. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
33. Jaws (1975)
34. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
35. God Told Me To (1976)
36. The Tenant (1976)
37. Dressed to Kill (1980)
38. Deathdream (1972)
39. Frankenstein (1931)
40. Re-Animator (1985)
41. Inland Empire (2006)
42. Evil Dead II (1987)
43. A Page of Madness (1926)
44. Tenebre (1982)
45. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
46. Poltergeist (1982)
47. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
48. The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
49. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
50. Onibaba (1964)
51. Carnival of Souls (1962)
52. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
53. The Last House on the Left (1972)
54. Maniac (1980)
55. Kill, Baby…Kill! (1966)
56. Dead Ringers (1988)
57. Santa Sangre (1989)
58. Black Christmas (1974)
59. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
60. M (1931)
61. Day of the Dead (1985)
62. Black Sunday (1960)
63. Halloween II (2009)
64. Eraserhead (1977)
65. The Hitcher (1986)
66. Martyrs (2008)
67. Kuroneko (1968)
68. Cat People (1942)
69. Blue Velvet (1986)
70. The Changeling (1980)
71. Hellraiser (1987)
72. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
73. Near Dark (1987)
74. Witchfinder General (1968)
75. Trouble Every Day (2001)
76. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
77. Zombie (1979)
78. The Beyond (1981)
79. The Innocents (1961)
80. They Live (1988)
81. Deliverance (1972)
82. Irréversible (2002)
83. Wolf Creek (2005)
84. Martin (1976)
85. Opera (1987)
86. The Leopard Man (1943)
87. The Seventh Victim (1943)
88. The Vanishing (1988)
89. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
90. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
91. The Fog (1980)
92. The Addiction (1995)
93. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
94. The Howling (1981)
95. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
96. Sleepaway Camp (1983)
97. Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
98. Masque of the Red Death (1964)
99. House (1977)
100. Inside (2007)