This list is adapted from the book below and is meant to be used as a general reference to see how many of the below you have seen. The book is an excellent reference about the history of horror in general and is well worth buying if you have got the spare cash.

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE CINEMA OF FEAR – HORROR
James Marriott & Kim Newman
ISBN 0-233-00201-4
ISBN 978-0-233-00201-9

1920s
1920: Der Golem: Wie Er In Die Welt Kam (The Golem: How He Came Into The World)
1920: The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
1921: Haxan (Witchcraft Through The Ages)
1922: Nosferatu
1925: The Phantom of the Opera
1927: The Unknown
1927: The Cat and the Canary
1928: The Fall of the House of Usher

1930s
1931: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
1931: Dracula
1931: Frankenstein
1931: M
1932: Freaks
1932: The Most Dangerous Game (The Hounds of Zaroff)
1932: The Mummy
1932: The Old Dark House
1932: Vampyr
1932: White Zombie
1933: The Invisible Man
1933: Island of Lost Souls
1933: King Kong
1933: Murders in the Zoo
1934: The Black Cat
1935: Bride of Frankenstein
1935: Mad Love (aka The Hands of Orlac)
1935: The Raven
1939: Son of Frankenstein

1940s
1941: The Wolf Man
1942: Cat People
1943: I Walked With A Zombie
1943: The Seventh Victim
1944: The Uninvited
1945: The Body Snatcher
1945: Dead of Night
1946: The Beast with Five Fingers
1946: Strangler of the Swamp

1950s
1951: The Thing
1953: House of Wax
1953: Ugetsu Monogatari (Japan)
1954: The Creature from the Black Lagoon
1955: Les Diaboliques
1956: Invasion of the Body Snatchers
1956: I Vampiri (Lust of the Vampire)
1957: Quatermass 2
1957: The Curse of Frankenstein
1957: Night of the Demon (Curse of the Demon)
1957: El Vamiro (aka The Vampire)
1958: Dracula (Horror of Dracula)
1958: The Revenge of Frankenstein
1959: A Bucket of Blood
1959: The Mummy
1959: Terror Is A Man
1959: The Tingler
1959: Tokaido Yotsuya Kaidan (The Ghosts of Yotsuya)
1959: Eyes without A Face

1960s
1960: The Curse of the Werewolf
1960: House of Usher (The Fall of the House of Usher)
1960: Jigoku (Hell: The Sinners to Hell) (Japan)
1960: Black Sunday
1960: Il Mulino Delle Donne Di Pietra (Mill of the Stone Women) (Italian/French)
1960: Peeping Tom
1960: Psycho
1961: The Innocents
1961: Night of the Eagle (Burn, Witch, Burn)
1962: Carnival of Souls
1962: El Angel Exterminador (The Exterminating Angel) (Mexico)
1962: Gritos en la Noche (The Awful Dr Orloff) (Spain)
1962: The Terrible Secret of Dr Hichcock (Italy)
1963: The Birds
1963: Blood Feast
1963: The Gorgon
1963: The Haunted Palace
1963: The Haunting
1963: Black Sabbath (Italy/France/US)
1964: La Danza Macabra (Italy/France)
1964: Kwaidan (Ghost Stories: Weird Tales) (Japan)
1964: The Masque of the Red Death
1964: Onibaba (Japan)
1964: Blood and Black Lace (Italy/France/West German)
1964: Spider Baby
1964: The Tomb of Ligeia
1965: Rekopis Znakeziny W Saragossie (The Saragossa Manuscript) (Poland)
1965: Repulsion
1966: Dracula, Prince of Darkness
1966: Frankenstein Created Women
1966: Kill, Baby… Kill! (Italy)
1966: The Plague of Zombies
1966: The Reptile
1966: Seconds
1967: Dance of the Vampires
1967: Este Noite Encarnarei No Teu Cadaver (This Night Will Possess Your Corpse) (Brazil)
1967: Histoires Extraordinaires (Tales of Mystery: Spirits of the Dead) (France/Italy)
1967: Necronomicon (W/German)
1967: The Sorcerers
1967: Viy (Russia)
1968: The Devil Rides Out
1968: Witchfinder General
1968: Night of the Living Dead
1968: Rosemary’s Baby
1968: Vargtimmen (Hour of the Wolf) (Sweden)
1968: Whistle and I’ll Come To You
1968: The Wizard of Gore
1968: Yabu No Naka Kuroneko (Japan)
1969: Scream and Scream Again

1970s
1970: Blood on Satan’s Claw
1970: Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly
1970: Taste the Blood of Dracula
1970: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
1970: Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Czech)
1970: The Vampire Lovers
1971: The Abominable Dr Phibes
1971: La Corta Notte Delle Bambole di Vetro (Short Night of the Glass Dolls) (Italy/W Germany/Yugoslavia)
1971: Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde
1971: Let’s Scare Jessica to Death
1971: La Noche Del Terror Ciego (Tombs of the Blind Dead) (Spain/Portugal)
1971: A Bay of Blood (Italy)
1971: Daughters of Darkness (Belarus / France / W Germany)
1971: Straw Dogs
1971: Requiem for a Vampire (France)
1972: Death Line
1972: Deathdream (Dead of Night)
1972: Deliverance
1972: Demons of the Mind
1972: Duel
1972: The Last House on the Left
1972: La Mansion De La Locura (Dr Tarr’s Torture Dungeon) (Mexico)
1972: The Blood Spattered Bride (Spain)
1972: The Possession of Joel Delaney
1972: The Stone Tape
1972: Tales from the Crypt
1973: Blood for Dracula (Italy / France)
1973: La Campana Del Infierno (The Bell from Hell) (Spain)
1973: Don’t Look in the Basement
1973: Don’t Look Now
1973: The Exorcist
1973: Flesh for Frankenstein (Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein) (Italy/France)
1973: Horror Hospital
1973: Lemora – A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural
1973: Lisa and the Devil (Italy / Spain / W Germany)
1973: Sisters
1973: Theatre of Blood
1973: The Wicker Man
1973: Tenderness of the Wolves (W / Germany)
1974: Alucarda (Mexico)
1974: Black Christmas
1974: Deranged
1974: Frightmare
1974: House of Whipcord
1974: It’s Alive
1974: The Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue (Italy / Spain)
1974: Penda’s Fen
1974: The Texas Chainsaw Masscare
1974: Vampyrs
1975: La Bete (The Beast) (France)
1975: Jaws
1975: Picnic at Hanging Rock
1975: Deep Red (Italy)
1975: Salo (The 120 Days of Sodom) (Italy)
1975: Shivers
1976: Carrie
1976: La Casa Dalle Finestre Che Ridono (The House with the Laughing Windows)
1976: Alice Sweet Alice (Communion)
1976: God Told Me To (Demon)
1976: The Incredible Torture Show
1976: The Tenant
1976: Ngau Wan Gong Tau (Black Magic 2) (Hong Kong)
1976: The Omen
1976: Who Can Kill A Child? (Spain)
1976: Rabid
1976: The Signalman
1977: Eraserhead
1977: The Hills Have Eyes
1977: Martin
1977: Shock Waves
1977: Suspiria
1978: Damien: Omen II
1978: Halloween
1978: Piranha
1978: Prey (Alien Prey)
1978: The Shout
1979: Alien
1979: The Amityville Horror
1979: The Brood
1979: Dawn of the Dead
1979: The Driller Killer
1979: The Fog
1979: Nosferatu The Vampire (Klaus Kinski) (W/Germany / France)
1979: Phantasm
1979: Zombi 2

1980s
1980: The Boogeyman
1980: Cannibal Holocaust
1980: Don’t Go In The House
1980: Dressed To Kill
1980: Friday the 13th
1980: The Howling
1980: Inferno (Italy)
1980: Maniac
1980: Le Notti Del Terrore (Zombie 3)
1980: City of the Living Dead (Italy)
1980: La Regina Dei Cannibali (Zombie Holocaust) (Italy)
1980: The Shining
1981: The Beyond (Italy)
1981: An American Werewolf in London
1981: The Evil Dead
1981: Possession
1982: Basket Case
1982: The Beast Within
1982: Poltergeist
1982: Q – The Winged Serpent
1982: The Sender
1982: Tenebrae (Italy)
1982: The Thing
1983: Christine
1983: The Dead Zone
1983: The Hunger
1983: The Keep
1983: Videodrome
1983: Zeder (Voices from the Beyond) (Italian)
1983: Zhong Gui (Seeding of a Ghost) (Hong Kong)
1984: The Company of Wolves
1984: A Nightmare on Elm Street
1984: Purana Mandir (India)
1984: Razorback
1985: Day of the Dead
1985: Re-Animator
1985: Return of the Living Dead
1986: Blue Velvet
1986: The Fly
1986: From Beyond
1986: Henry… Portrait of a Serial Killer
1986: The Hitcher
1986: The Stepfather
1986: Street of Crocodiles
1986: White of the Eye
1987: Brain Damage
1987: Evil Dead 2
1987: Hellraiser
1987: Near Dark
1987: Terror at the Opera
1988: Ghosts… of the Civil Dead (Australia)
1988: Parents
1988: The Vanishing (Netherlands / France)
1989: Santa Sangre (Italy / Mexico)
1989: Society
1989: Tetsuo (Tetsuo: The Iron Man) (Japan)
1989: The Woman in Black

1990s
1990: Brain Dead (US)
1990: Jacob’s Ladder
1990: Misery
1990: Twin Peaks
1991: Man Bites Dog (Belgium)
1991: The Silence of the Lambs
1992: Braindead (Australia / Peter Jackson)
1992: Bram Stoker’s Dracula
1992: Candyman
1992: Dust Devil
1992: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
1993: Benny’s Video (Aus/Swi)
1993: Body Melt
1993: Cronos (Mexico)
1993: Cemetary Man (Italy/France)
1994: Clean, Shaven
1995: The Day of the Beast (Spain / Italy)
1995: Seven
1996: Aftermath
1996: Scream
1997: Funny Games (Aus)
1997: Lost Highway
1998: Bride of Chucky
1998: Perfect Blue (Japan)
1998: Ringu (Japan)
1999: The Blair Witch Project
1999: The Ninth Gate
1999: Audition (Japan)
1999: The Sixth Sense
1999: Sleepy Hollow
1999: Yeogo Goedam II (Memento Mori) (South Korea)

2000s
2000: Final Destination
2000: Ginger Snaps
2000: Spiral (Japan)
2001: The Devil’s Backbone (Spain / Mexico)
2001: Jeepers Creepers
2001: Pulse (Japan)
2001: Mulholland Drive
2001: The Others
2001: Wendigo
2002: The Eye (Hong Kong / Singapore)
2002: Dark Water (Japan)
2002: Irreversible
2002: Suicide Club (Japan)
2002: My Little Eye
2003: Dead End
2003: Gozu (Japan)
2003: Tale of Two Sisters (South Korea)
2004: Calvaire (The Ordeal) (Belgium / France / Luxembourg)
2004: Dawn of the Dead
2004: Ju-On – The Grudge (Japan)
2004: Wolf Creek (Australia)
2005: The Descent
2005: Land of the Dead

=== This is where the book ends so what could we add in to this list from 2005-2019 email in your comments for recommendations =====




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