Happy Halloween 2019 everybody. Since I have been so busy lately, I have decided to gather up a large number (though it is not a complete list of horror films I consider to be great) of my favorite horror films from my favorite directors and paste it on here in the alphabetical order of it’s respected director’s last name. Happy Halloween dear readers and enjoy my results below 🙂

  1. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) (Dir: Robert Aldrich)
  2. Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) (Dir: Robert Aldrich)
  3. The Skin I Live In (2011) (Dir: Pedro Almodovar)
  4. Images (1972) (Dir: Robert Altman)
  5. Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954) (Dir: Kenneth Anger)
    (Short Cinema)
  6. Fireworks (1947) (Dir: Kenneth Anger)
    (Short Cinema)
  7. Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969) (Dir: Kenneth Anger)
    (Short Cinema)
  8. Deep Red (1975) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  9. Tenebrae (1982) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  10. Suspiria (1977) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  11. Opera (1987) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  12. Inferno (1980) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  13. Phenomena (1985) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  14. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) (Dir: Dario Argento)
  15. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) (Dir: Jack Arnold)
  16. Tarantula (1955) (Dir: Jack Arnold)
  17. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) (Dir: Jack Arnold)
  18. It Came from Outer Space (1953) (Dir: Jack Arnold)
  19. Mother! (2017) (Dir: Darren Aronofsky)
  20. Hellraiser (1987) (Dir: Clive Barker)
  21. Lord of Illusions (1995) (Dir: Clive Barker)
  22. Nightbreed (1990) (Dir: Clive Barker)
  23. Kill, Baby… Kill! (1966) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  24. Blood and Black Lace (1964) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  25. Lisa and the Devil (1973) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  26. A Bay of Blood (1971) (Dir: Mario Bava)
    (a.k.a. Twitch of the Death Nerve)
  27. Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  28. Planet of the Vampires (1965) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  29. Black Sabbath (1963) (Dir: Mario Bava)
    (Anthology Film)
  30. Black Sunday (1960) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  31. The Whip and the Body (1963) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  32. Hercules in the Haunted World (1961) (Dir: Mario Bava)
  33. Hour of the Wolf (1968) (Dir: Ingmar Bergman)
  34. Near Dark (1987) (Dir: Kathryn Bigelow)
  35. The Host (2006) (Dir: Bong Joon-ho)
  36. Freaks (1932) (Dir: Tod Browning)
  37. The Unknown (1927) (Dir: Tod Browning)
  38. Dracula (1931) (Dir: Tod Browning)
    (I also love the Spanish Cut)
  39. Mark of the Vampire (1935) (Dir: Tod Browning)
  40. The Devil-Doll (1936) (Dir: Tod Browning)
  41. Un Chien Andalou (1929) (Dir: Luis Bunuel)
    (Short Cinema)
  42. The Thing (1982) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  43. Halloween (1978) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  44. They Live (1988) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  45. In the Mouth of Madness (1994) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  46. The Fog (1980) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  47. Prince of Darkness (1987) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  48. Someone’s Watching Me! (1978) (Dir: John Carpenter)
    (TV Film)
  49. Vampires (1998) (Dir: John Carpenter)
  50. The Tingler (1959) (Dir: William Castle)
  51. Homicidal (1961) (Dir: William Castle)
  52. House on Haunted Hill (1959) (Dir: William Castle)
  53. The Innocents (1961) (Dir: Jack Clayton)
  54. Diabolique (1955) (Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot)
  55. God Told Me To (1978) (Dir: Larry Cohen)
  56. Q (1982) (Dir: Larry Cohen)
  57. It’s Alive (1974) (Dir: Larry Cohen)
  58. The Stuff (1985) (Dir: Larry Cohen)
  59. Special Effects (1984) (Dir: Larry Cohen)
  60. Videodrome (1983) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  61. The Fly (1986) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  62. Dead Ringers (1988) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  63. The Brood (1979) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  64. eXistenZ (1999) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  65. The Dead Zone (1983) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  66. Scanners (1981) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  67. Rabid (1977) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
  68. Shivers (1975) (Dir: David Cronenberg)
    (a.k.a. They Came from Within)
  69. The Witch (1966) (Dir: Damiani Damiani)
  70. Gremlins (1984) (Dir: Joe Dante)
  71. Homecoming (2005) (Dir: Joe Dante)
    (Cable/Television)
    (Masters of Horror Episode)
  72. Heart on a Chain (1991) (Dir: Joe Dante)
    (Episode of Eerie, Indiana)
    (Television)
  73. Foreverware (1991) (Dir: Joe Dante)
    (Episode of Eerie, Indiana)
    (Television)
  74. The Losers (1991) (Dir: Joe Dante)
    (Episode of Eerie, Indiana)
    (Television)
  75. The Hole in the Head Gang (1992) (Dir: Joe Dante)
    (Episode of Eerie, Indiana)
    (Television)
  76. The Retainer (1991) (Dir: Joe Dante)
    (Episode of Eerie, Indiana)
    (Television)
  77. The Devil’s Backbone (2001) (Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
  78. Cronos (1993) (Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
  79. Crimson Peak (2015) (Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
  80. Mimic (1997) (Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
  81. Blade II (2002) (Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
  82. Trouble Every Day (2001) (Dir: Claire Denis)
  83. The Fury (1978) (Dir: Brian De Palma)
  84. Carrie (1976) (Dir: Brian De Palma)
  85. Raising Cain (1992) (Dir: Brian De Palma)
  86. Phantom of the Paradise (1974) (Dir: Brian De Palma)
  87. Sisters (1972) (Dir: Brian De Palma)
  88. Vampyr (1932) (Dir: Carl Theodor Dreyer)
  89. Body Snatchers (1993) (Dir: Abel Ferrara)
  90. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) (Dir: Terence Fisher)
  91. Dracula (1958) (Dir: Terence Fisher)
    (a.k.a. Horror of Dracula)
  92. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) (Dir: Terence Fisher)
  93. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) (Dir: Terence Fisher)
  94. The Devil Rides Out (1968) (Dir: Terence Fisher)
  95. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) (Dir: Terence Fisher)
  96. The Exorcist (1973) (Dir: William Friedkin)
  97. Bug (2006) (Dir: William Friedkin)
  98. The Devil and Father Amorth (2017) (Dir: William Friedkin)
    (Documentary)
  99. On a Deadman’s Chest (1992) (Dir: William Friedkin)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  100. Samurai Reincarnation (1981) (Dir: Kinji Fukasaku)
  101. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960) (Dir: John Gilling)
  102. The Plague of the Zombies (1966) (Dir: John Gilling)
  103. The Reptile (1966) (Dir: John Gilling)
  104. Re-Animator (1985) (Dir: Stuart Gordon)
  105. From Beyond (1986) (Dir: Stuart Gordon)
  106. Dagon (2001) (Dir: Stuart Gordon)
  107. Castle Freak (1995) (Dir: Stuart Gordon)
  108. Dolls (1987) (Dir: Stuart Gordon)
  109. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991) (Dir: Stuart Gordon)
  110. The Avenging Conscience (1914) (Dir: D.W. Griffith)
  111. The Sealed Room (1909) (Dir: D.W. Griffith)
    (Short Cinema)
  112. The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) (Dir: Val Guest)
  113. Quatermass 2 (1957) (Dir: Val Guest)
  114. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) (Dir: Werner Herzog)
  115. Cutting Cards (1990) (Dir: Walter Hill)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  116. The Man Who Was Death (1989) (Dir: Walter Hill)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  117. Deadline (1991) (Dir: Walter Hill)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  118. The Birds (1963) (Dir: Alfred Hitchcock)
  119. Psycho (1960) (Dir: Alfred Hitchcock)
  120. Black Rainbow (1989) (Dir: Mike Hodges)
  121. Taste of Fear (1961) (Dir: Seth Holt)
    (a.k.a. Scream of Fear)
  122. Godzilla (1954) (Dir: Ishiro Honda)
  123. The War of the Gargantuas (1966) (Dir: Ishiro Honda)
  124. Matango (1963) (Dir: Ishiro Honda)
  125. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) (Dir: Tobe Hooper)
  126. Salem’s Lot (1979) (Dir: Tobe Hooper)
    (TV Miniseries)
  127. Poltergeist (1982) (Dir: Tobe Hooper)
  128. Legend of the Mountain (1979) (Dir: King Hu)
  129. Horrors of Malformed Men (1969) (Dir: Teruo Ishii)
  130. Shogun’s Joys of Torture (1968) (Dir: Teruo Ishii)
    (Anthology Film)
  131. Dead Alive (1992) (Dir: Peter Jackson)
    (a.k.a. Braindead)
  132. Bad Taste (1987) (Dir: Peter Jackson)
  133. The Dead Don’t Die (2019) (Dir: Jim Jarmusch)
  134. Santa Sangre (1989) (Dir: Alejandro Jodorowsky)
  135. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) (Dir: Philip Kaufman)
  136. Kwaidan (1964) (Dir: Masaki Kobayashi)
  137. Perfect Blue (1997) (Dir: Satoshi Kon)
    (Anime)
  138. The Shining (1980) (Dir: Stanley Kubrick)
  139. Pulse (2001) (Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  140. Cure (1997) (Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  141. The Man Who Laughs (1928) (Dir: Paul Leni)
  142. The Cat and the Canary (1927) (Dir: Paul Leni)
  143. Waxworks (1924) (Dir: Paul Leni)
  144. The Last Warning (1928) (Dir: Paul Leni)
  145. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) (Dir: David Lynch)
  146. Eraserhead (1977) (Dir: David Lynch)
  147. Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary (2002) (Dir: Guy Maddin)
  148. Blind Beast (1969) (Dir: Yasuzo Masumura)
  149. The Astronomer’s Dream (1898) (Dir: Georges Melies)
    (Short Cinema)
  150. The Bewitched Inn (1897) (Dir: Georges Melies)
    (Short Cinema)
  151. Bluebeard (1901) (Dir: Georges Melies)
    (Short Cinema)
  152. The Four Troublesome Heads (1898) (Dir: Georges Melies)
    (Short Cinema)
  153. The House of the Devil (1896) (Dir: Georges Melies)
    (a.k.a. The Haunted Castle)
    (a.k.a. The Devil’s Castle)
    (Short Cinema)
  154. A Nightmare (1896) (Dir: Georges Melies)
    (Short Cinema)
  155. Audition (1999) (Dir: Takashi Miike)
  156. Ichi the Killer (2001) (Dir: Takashi Miike)
  157. Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) (Dir: Paul Morrissey)
  158. Blood for Dracula (1973) (Dir: Paul Morrissey)
  159. Nosferatu (1922) (Dir: F.W. Murnau)
  160. Faust (1926) (Dir: F.W. Murnau)
  161. The Haunted Castle (1921) (Dir: F.W. Murnau)
  162. Empire of Passion (1978) (Dir: Nagisa Oshima)
  163. Thirst (2009) (Dir: Park Chan-wook)
  164. Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) (Dir: Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  165. The Tenant (1976) (Dir: Roman Polanski)
  166. Repulsion (1965) (Dir: Roman Polanski)
  167. Rosemary’s Baby (1968) (Dir: Roman Polanski)
  168. Peeping Tom (1960) (Dir: Michael Powell)
  169. Evil Dead II (1987) (Dir: Sam Raimi)
  170. The Evil Dead (1981) (Dir: Sam Raimi)
  171. Drag Me to Hell (2009) (Dir: Sam Raimi)
  172. Army of Darkness (1992) (Dir: Sam Raimi)
  173. Let Me In (2010) (Dir: Matt Reeves)
  174. The Testament of Doctor Cordelier (1959) (Dir: Jean Renoir)
    (French TV Film)
  175. The Reflecting Skin (1990) (Dir: Philip Ridley)
  176. Heartless (2009) (Dir: Philip Ridley)
  177. The Seventh Victim (1943) (Dir: Mark Robson)
  178. Isle of the Dead (1945) (Dir: Mark Robson)
  179. Bedlam (1946) (Dir: Mark Robson)
  180. The Ghost Ship (1943) (Dir: Mark Robson)
  181. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) (Dir: Robert Rodriguez)
  182. Planet Terror (2007) (Dir: Robert Rodriguez)
  183. Don’t Look Now (1973) (Dir: Nicolas Roeg)
  184. Puffball (2007) (Dir: Nicolas Roeg)
  185. Dawn of the Dead (1978) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  186. Night of the Living Dead (1968) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  187. Martin (1977) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  188. Day of the Dead (1985) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  189. Land of the Dead (2005) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  190. Creepshow (1982) (Dir: George A. Romero)
    (Anthology Film)
  191. The Crazies (1973) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  192. Bruiser (2000) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  193. Diary of the Dead (2007) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  194. The Dark Half (1993) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  195. Survival of the Dead (2009) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  196. Monkey Shines (1988) (Dir: George A. Romero)
  197. The Devils (1971) (Dir: Ken Russell)
    (I watched it online)
  198. Altered States (1980) (Dir: Ken Russell)
  199. Lair of the White Worm (1988) (Dir: Ken Russell)
  200. Gothic (1986) (Dir: Ken Russell)
  201. The Girl With Golden Breasts (2006) (Dir: Ken Russell)
    (Yes that is it’s actual title)
    (Segment of Trapped Ashes)
    (Anthology Film)
  202. Alien (1979) (Dir: Ridley Scott)
  203. Coraline (2009) (Dir: Henry Selick) (Animated Film)
  204. Kuroneko (1968) (Dir: Kaneto Shindo)
  205. Onibaba (1964) (Dir: Kaneto Shindo)
  206. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) (Dir: Don Siegel)
  207. A Chinese Ghost Story (1987) (Dir: Ching Siu-tung)
  208. The Phantom Carriage (1921) (Dir: Victor Sjostrom)
  209. Unsane (2018) (Dir: Stephen Soderbergh)
  210. Zigeunerweisen (1980) (Dir: Seijun Suzuki)
  211. Little Otik (2000) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (a.k.a. Greedy Guts)
    (Live-Action/Animation)
  212. Lunacy (2005) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Live-Action/Animation)
  213. The Pendulum, the Pit and Hope (1983) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  214. Down to the Cellar (1983) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  215. The Flat (1968) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  216. Manly Games (1988) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  217. Punch and Judy (1966) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  218. The Ossuary (1970) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Documentary Short)
  219. The Fall of the House of Usher (1980) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  220. Castle of Otranto (1977) (Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
    (Animated Short)
  221. Flora (1989) (Dir: Jan Svankmaker)
    (Animated Short)
  222. House of Wax (1953) (Dir: Andre De Toth)
  223. Cat People (1942) (Dir: Jacques Tourneur)
  224. I Walked with a Zombie (1943) (Dir: Jacques Tourneur)
  225. Night of the Demon (1957) (Dir: Jacques Tourneur)
  226. The Leopard Man (1943) (Dir: Jacques Tourneur)
  227. Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989) (Dir: Shinya Tsukamoto)
  228. The Man from Planet X (1951) (Dir: Edgar G Ulmer)
  229. The Black Cat (1934) (Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer)
  230. Bluebeard (1944) (Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer)
  231. Hollow Man (2000) (Dir: Paul Verhoeven)
  232. Antichrist (2009) (Dir: Lars Von Trier)
  233. The Kingdom (1994-1997) (Dir: Lars Von Trier)
    (TV Miniseries)
  234. Epidemic (1987) (Dir: Lars Von Trier)
  235. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) (Dir: James Whale)
  236. The Old Dark House (1932) (Dir: James Whale)
  237. The Invisible Man (1933) (Dir: James Whale)
  238. Frankenstein (1931) (Dir: James Whale)
  239. A Field in England (2013) (Dir: Ben Wheatley)
  240. Kill List (2011) (Dir: Ben Wheatley)
  241. Sightseers (2012) (Dir: Ben Wheatley)
  242. The Haunting (1963) (Dir: Robert Wise)
  243. The Curse of the Cat People (1944) (Dir: Robert Wise)
  244. The Body Snatcher (1945) (Dir: Robert Wise)
  245. Shaun of the Dead (2004) (Dir: Edgar Wright)
  246. Yellow (1991) (Dir: Robert Zemeckis)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  247. And All Through the House (1989) (Dir: Robert Zemeckis)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  248. You, Murderer (1995) (Dir: Robert Zemeckis)
    (Episode of Tales from the Crypt)
    (Cable/Television)
  249. Possession (1981) (Dir: Andrzej Zulawski)
  250. The Devil (1972) (Dir: Andrzej Zulawski)