I didnt include any Sci-Fi Horros such as “Alien” and “The Thing From Another World”. Also, I don’t really count “Antichrist” as a pure horror (though some people do), I see it more as a surrealistic drama with horror elements. I also like that my top 4 all have “The” in the title.
Also remember, this is my top Horror films. There are some crossovers with my top 100 films, but this list is it’s own entity. So even though films like “Nosferatu” are lower on the list than “Trick R Treat” even though “Nosferatu” is in my top 100 movies and “Trick R Treat” is not, this list is based on pure horror, entertainment, nostalgia, and “halloweenyness”, i.e. There are some elements I don’t consider with some films on this list.
Going back to “Trick R Treat” vs “Nosferatu”, “Nosferatu” was groundbreaking in the genre of horror and is typically seen as the granddaddy of horror films, so most, including myself, would under normal conventions consider it FAR better than a campy film like “Trick R Treat”….acting wise, story wise, score wise, blah blah blah….but….“Trick R Treat” is a near perfect HALLOWEEN film (I mean there’s Jack-o-lanterns EVERYWHERE in it)
What I’m trying to say is, my criteria for choosing “Favorite Horror Film” and “Favorite Film” is different (Should have just said that from the beginning, enjoy the list, and WATCH THESE HORROR FILMS! HALLOWEEN IS COMING!)Read less