James Gun Revealed His Top 50 Favorite Scary Movies

Posted 2017/10/24 0 0

Just in time for Halloween!

 

As Halloween is right around the corner, Gunn took to Facebook to share a list of his top 50 favorite horror movies of all time. “In case you’re looking for some horror movies to watch in this Halloween season, here are a few of my favorites, in kinda-sorta order of preference,” Gunn wrote. “I of course am not including the movies I had a hand in, such as Slither, Dawn of the Dead, or The Belko Experiment. Those are films you should, obviously, watch first.”

“And I should note, as usual, this is my list of FAVORITES. It does not mean these are the BEST. They are simply the horror films I get the most out of personally,” he added.

And here is the list for you!

1. Jaws – Spielberg, 1975

2. Audition – Miike, 1999

3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Kaufman, 1978

4. The Host – Bong Joon-ho, 2006

5. The Thing – Carpenter, 1982

6. Green Room – Saulnier, 2016

7. The Brood – Cronenberg, 1979

8. Rosemary’s Baby – Polanski, 1968

9. A Tale of Two Sisters – Kim Jee-woon, 2004

10. The Birds – Hitchcock, 1963

11. 28 Days Later – Boyle, 2003

12. Train to Busan – Sang-ho Yeon, 2016

13. House – Obayashi, 1977

14. Saw – Wan, 2004

15. Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Siegel, 1956

16. Night of the Living Dead – Romero, 1968

17. They Live – Carpenter, 1988

18. Cloverfield – Reeves, 2008

19. Cronos – Del Toro, 1993

20. Piranha 3D – Aja, 2010

21. Peeping Tom – Powell, 1960

22. The Night of the Hunter – Laughton, 1955

23. The Mist – Darabont, 2007

24. Dead Alive – Jackson, 1992

25. Shaun of the Dead – Wright, 2004

26. Funny Games – Haneke, 1997

27. Troll Hunter – Ovredal, 2011

28. Evil Dead II – Raimi, 1987

29. The Shining – Kubrick, 1980

30. The Descent – Marshall, 2005

31. Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages – Christensen, 1929

32. The Sixth Sense – Shyamalan, 1999

33. Aliens – Cameron, 1986

34. Bride of Frankenstein – Whale, 1935

35. Martin – Romero, 1977

36. Near Dark – Bigelow, 1987

37. Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein – Barton, 1948

38. Suspiria – Argento, 1977

39. Zombieland – Fleisher, 2009

40. King Kong – Shoedsack, Cooper, 1933

41. Get Out – Peele, 2017

42. Scream – Craven, 1996

43. Cemetery Man – Soavi, 1996

44. Shivers – Cronenberg, 1975

45. Carrie – DePalma, 1976

46. Basket Case – Henenlotter, 1982

47. The Blob – Russell, 1988

48. Alien – Scott, 1979

49. The Fly – Cronenberg, 1986

50. The Faculty – Rodgriquez, 1998

What do you think of James Gunn's top 50 list of horror films? Give us some of your Halloween mainstays in the comments below.

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