The Scariest Movies of Each Year

A comprehensive list of the 70 scariest horror movies from 1960 till today—the scariest film of each year plus honorable mentions.

—2010—

Insidious

2010 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Crazies
Let Me In
Julia’s Eyes
Black Swan

—2011—

The Cabin In The Woods

2011 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Cabin in the Woods
The Awakening
The Skin I Live In

—2012—

Sinister

2012 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Woman in Black
Chernobyl Diaries
V/H/S

—2013—

The Conjuring

2013 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Insidious Chapter 2
V/H/S/2
Oculus
Mama

—2014—

The Houses October Built
It Follows

2014 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Starry Eyes
The Babadook
Creep

—2015—

The Witch
The Invitation

2015 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Final Girls
We Are Still Here
The Devil’s Candy
He Never Died
Baskin
Demonic

—2016—

The Conjuring 2
Ouija; Origin of Evil

2016 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Train to Busan (South Korea)
The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Don’t Breathe
Lights Out
The Void
Raw

—2017—

Annabelle:Creation
Get Out
It

2017 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Happy Death Day
It Comes at Night
Trajedy Girls
Creep 2

—2018—

The Nun
Hereditary

2018 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Bird Box
A Quiet Place
Halloween 2018
Insidious: The Last Key
An Incident in a Ghost Land

—2019—

Haunt

2019 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Itsy Bitsy
Midsommar
Annabelle Comes Home

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