here’s a list of some of my favourite movies that are either really scary, more funny than scary, have really great effects, have really awful effects, or are just plain awful, but whatever bad horror movies make the world go ‘round ✿

The Shining (1980)
The Evil Dead (1981)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Army of Darkness (1992)
Evil Dead (2013)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)*
Funny Games (2007)
Carrie (1976)*
Pet Sematary (1989)
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Friday the 13th (1980)
Halloween (1978)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Scream (1996)*
The Exorcist (1973)
Se7en (1995)
Grave Encounters (2011)*
Night of the Living Dead (1968)*
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Cabin Fever (2002)
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
The Devil’s Rejects (2005)
Re-Animator (1985)*
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)*
American Psycho (2000)*
The Blair Witch Project (1999)*
The ABCs of Death (2012)*
The Cabin In the Woods (2012)*
Brainscan (1994)
V/H/S (2012)*
V/H/S/2 (2013)*
Let the Right One In (2008)*
American Mary (2012)*
Hostel (2005)
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Sinister (2012)
Dead Silence (2007)
One Missed Call (2008)
Silent Hill (2006)
Diary of the Dead (2007)
The Conjuring (2013)
28 Days Later (2002)
The Innkeepers (2011)*
The House of the Devil (2009)*
Slither (2006)
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Grindhouse: Planet Terror & Death Proof (2007)
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Poltergeist (1982)
The Descent (2005)

* movies marked with asterisks can also be found on netflix

another film rec can be found here & a book rec can be found here


Re-Animator (1985)
Dir. Stuart Gordon

Source Material: Herbert West, Re-Animator by H.P. Lovecraft
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
IMDb Description: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton