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Famous Horror Movies

Can you list the most famous horror movies? Note that this does not necessarily reflect the quality of the movie, simply the ones that most people know of and that horror fans should be able to recognise.
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Last updated: November 19, 2013
First submittedNovember 18, 2013
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Psycho
The Exorcist
Alien
The Shining
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Halloween
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Paranormal Activity
The Blair Witch Project
Jaws
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Scream
Saw
Night of the Living Dead
Evil Dead
Poltergeist
Friday the 13th
The Ring
Insidious
Dracula
Dawn of the Dead
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Rosemary's Baby
Silence of the Lambs
Nosferatu
The Wicker Man
Cabin in the Woods
The Sixth Sense
The Birds
Frankenstein
Carrie
The Omen
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level 71
Nov 18, 2013
Decent list, but I'd consider following titles among the most famous, too: The Sixth Sense, Carrie, Frankenstein/Bride of Frankenstein and The Birds. Also, could you accept "Blair Witch Project" without "The"?
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level 12
Nov 19, 2013
Of course I can. Thanks for the feedback! I did consider some you mentioned but I didn't know if they were famous enough. I'll add them now.
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level 39
Oct 30, 2014
Instead of just this movie, can you accept all movies without "the" also? I missed the omen and the ring because it wouldn't accept "Ring" and "Omen"
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level 34
Apr 10, 2015
I also missed a few because of the mandatory "the"
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level 72
Nov 21, 2013
A few suggestions....forst of all, since this is a subjective list, you should consider hints... An American Werewolf In London The Thing The Fly The Others Jacob';s Ladder Eraserhead Hellraiser The Mist The Fog Invasion Of The Bodysnatchers
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level 39
Oct 30, 2014
I agree. This turned into 'name as many horror movies as you can'. And when the big ones weren't there I was disappointed.
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level 39
Oct 30, 2014
Can you accept "6th sense" / "the 6th sense" for the sixth sense?
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level 45
Oct 11, 2017
"most famous" is a bit ambiguous even though I did quite well my friend next to me says they have only heard of about half of the films on this list
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level 45
Oct 11, 2017
also I would not class Jaws or Silence of the lambs as horror films they are just thrillers I live in the UK and Jaws has a PG rating...... hardly a horror movie rating