Yesterday I shared the horror novels that made my reading list for 2016. Today I thought I’d share some of the horror movies that I plan to watch as well.

Many of these are films I’ve been wanting to watch for the first time, though some are favorites I watch repeatedly.

  • The Shining
  • Dusk till Dawn
  • Let the Right One In — a favorite I try to watch at least once per year
  • The Orphanage — another favorite I can’t get enough of
  • Crimson Peak — disappointed I didn’t make it to the theater to see this last year, but it comes out on Blu-ray on my birthday, so happy friggin’ birthday to me!
  • Les Yeux Sans Visage
  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • Carrie (2013)
  • Mama
  • Halloween (a yearly must-watch)
  • Trick ‘r Treat (another one I have to hit at least once a year)
  • A Tale of Two Sisters (another favorite; better than the English remake, The Uninvited, though that’s not bad either)
  • Orphan (this one has been sitting on my shelf for ages)
  • Audition
  • The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  • Gremlins (just because I haven’t seen it since I was a kid)
  • Beetlejuice (for the same reason as Gremlins)
  • Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
  • House on Haunted Hill (I must watch this a half dozen times each year.)
  • Some of the Abbott and Costello movies (Frankenstein, Mummy, Time of Their Lives, etc. are all ones I enjoy)
  • The Woman in Black (1989) — I enjoyed the recent version of this, so I’d like the see this one as well.
  • We Are Still Here
  • Army of Darkness (a yearly favorite)
  • The Descent
  • Suspiria
  • Opera
  • Insidious: Chapter 2
  • Eraserhead
  • Toad Road
  • [REC]
  • The Blob
  • Martyrs (original)
  • American Mary
  • The Skeptic
  • La brujas de Zugarramurdi
  • Hush
  • The Witch
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • 11.22.63
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  • It Follows
  • The Conjuring
  • The Conjuring 2
  • The Innkeepers
  • Absentia
  • Willow Creek
  • Burke & Hare
  • Re-Animator
  • Sleepaway Camp
  • The Haunted Castle
  • Night of the Living Dead (want to re-watch this w/ the whole series)
  • Dawn of the Dead (also a re-watch)
  • Day of the Dead
  • Land of the Dead
  • Diary of the Dead
  • Survival of the Dead
  • The Devil’s Backbone (one I’ve been wanting to re-watch for a while)
  • Horror Express
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • Tucker and Dale vs Evil (another one I love re-watching)
  • Lizzie Borden Took an Ax
  • The Houses October Built (re-watched)
  • The Enfield Haunting
  • The Fog (original)
  • The Babadook
  • The Final Girls
  • Halloween (2007)
  • Shaun of the Dead (another I tend to watch frequently)
  • Oldboy
  • Cut!
  • Plan 9 From Outer Space
  • Return of the Living Dead
  • Return of the Living Dead 2
  • The Cat and the Canary (1927)
  • Dead Snow
  • Rose Red (re-watched)
  • Dracula vs Frankenstein
  • The Haunting
  • Extraordinary Tales
  • Hotel Transylvania 2
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • A Place of One’s Own
  • House Hunting
  • Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
  • The Ghost Train
  • House of Seven Corpses
  • House of the Long Shadows
  • Goodnight Mommy
  • The Grudge
  • The Grudge 2
  • Dr what are agile processes. Terror’s House of Horrors
  • The Invitation
  • 31
  • Nina Forever

I’m sure I’ll watch far more movies than this, so feel free to suggest your favorites. I have a tendency to binge-watch, so bonus points if you recommend a good series for one of my many long sleepless nights. Anything I watch that wasn’t on the original list will get tacked onto the end, and if I come across others I’d like to see I’ll add those as I go along. (As of April, I’ve added quite a few I’d like to see after joining Shudder, which is becoming an awesome little addiction.)

What horror movies do you want to watch this year?

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