The Worst Horror Films

by emily-67778 | created - 06 Oct 2018 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

The worst of the worst.

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1. The Open House (2018)

TV-MA | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.

Directors: Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote | Stars: Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Patricia Bethune, Sharif Atkins

Votes: 27,247

Such a shame as the film could of been really good. But it was build up for absolutely nothing to happen to boring and unscary and one of the worst endings in a horror film to date.

2. The Intruders (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

After the traumatic loss of her mother, a teenaged girl tries to uncover the dark secrets behind her new home, in spite of her father's disbelief.

Director: Adam Massey | Stars: Miranda Cosgrove, Donal Logue, Austin Butler, Tom Sizemore

Votes: 2,487

The only thing that saved this film was the okayish twist other than that really unsatisfying and not scary in the slightest.

3. Eden Lake (2008)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

65 Metascore

Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.

Director: James Watkins | Stars: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell

Votes: 71,871 | Gross: $0.01M

Really uncomfortable plot and ending left me feeling horrible, sad and no hope left in the world. THE most uncomfortable film ever.

4. The Strangers (2008)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

47 Metascore

A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

Director: Bryan Bertino | Stars: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Alex Fisher

Votes: 112,319 | Gross: $52.60M

So boring and pointless I really didn’t care what happened.

5. Keep Watching (2017)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

A family become imprisoned in their home by intruders, who force them to play a life-and-death game, where the mysterious rules become clear as the night unfolds.

Director: Sean Carter | Stars: Bella Thorne, Chandler Riggs, Ioan Gruffudd, Natalie Martinez

Votes: 3,612

Really promising plot that made me watch this film. Terrible camera work to feel like a fly on the wall film and something that could of been really good fell so flat.

6. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

50 Metascore

Three groups of people intertwine and are left stranded in the streets on Purge Night, trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez

Votes: 128,950 | Gross: $71.96M

The first purge was so good but honestly this was such a let down.

7. The Purge: Election Year (2016)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 82,842 | Gross: $79.21M

Another disappointing purge film, the first film was good but got slowly worse and worse until the first purge which was good and much like the first film. Cash grab film.

8. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror

37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

Votes: 105,654 | Gross: $82.62M

Just terrible I can’t even put it into words. A mess.

9. A Haunted House (2013)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

20 Metascore

Malcolm and Kisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm - determined to keep his sex life on track - turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Marlene Forte, David Koechner

Votes: 41,202 | Gross: $40.04M

Unscary and unfunny two of which is vital in a comedy/horror.

10. The Blackcoat's Daughter (I) (2015)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

68 Metascore

Two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break.

Director: Oz Perkins | Stars: Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton, James Remar

Votes: 15,099 | Gross: $0.02M

Really boring I think I missed the point maybe? I was so bored and reached for my phone.

11. House at the End of the Street (2012)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

31 Metascore

After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends a boy who was the only survivor of the accident.

Director: Mark Tonderai | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot, Gil Bellows

Votes: 67,406 | Gross: $31.61M

Okayish twist, really unscary plot and didn’t thrill at all.

12. Annabelle (I) (2014)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

37 Metascore

A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.

Director: John R. Leonetti | Stars: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard, Tony Amendola

Votes: 130,258 | Gross: $84.27M

Good or been brilliant with its 50’s theme but bored me and left feeling wanting more. Wasted potential.

13. #Horror (2015)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

42 Metascore

Six preadolescent girls face a night of terror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.

Director: Tara Subkoff | Stars: Sadie Seelert, Haley Murphy, Bridget McGarry, Blue Lindeberg

Votes: 3,202

Didn’t get it’s point it was trying to make. I didn’t care enough to want to understand.

14. Leatherface (2017)

R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

40 Metascore

A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Lili Taylor, Sam Strike, Vanessa Grasse

Votes: 17,389

Horrible film. Was a little investing in the romance until it got so silly and the acting was atrocious.

15. Most Likely to Die (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

A group of former classmates gather for a pre-party at one of their homes the night before their 10-year high school reunion, and one by one, they are brutally slain in a manner befitting each's senior yearbook superlative.

Director: Anthony DiBlasi | Stars: Chad Addison, Jake Busey, Tess Christiansen, John Doe

Votes: 4,279

Another horror film with a really enticing title and the plot seemed interesting. But it came out so badly. Wasted plot could of been much more. I honestly forgot about this film as soon as the credits rolled.

16. The Invitation (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

74 Metascore

A man accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that reopens old wounds and creates new tensions.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michiel Huisman, Tammy Blanchard

Votes: 76,162 | Gross: $0.23M

Me and my friend kept waiting for something to happen. Nothing did. The end.

17. Malevolent (III) (2018)

TV-MA | 89 min | Horror

A team of scam artists get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted county estate gets out of hand.

Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson | Stars: Florence Pugh, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Scott Chambers, Georgina Bevan

Votes: 8,319

18. Dartmoor Killing (2015)

R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A dark and atmospheric story of female friendship tested by deceit, betrayal and a terrifying past. Susan, outwardly confident and Becky, more fragile and shy, both in their late twenties, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Nicholson | Stars: Gemma-Leah Devereux, Rebecca Night, David Hayman, Callum Blue

Votes: 391

19. Dig Two Graves (2014)

85 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

67 Metascore

After her brother's tragic death a young girl meets three men who claim they can bring her brother back to life.

Director: Hunter Adams | Stars: Ted Levine, Samantha Isler, Danny Goldring, Troy Ruptash

Votes: 2,809

20. Friday the 13th (1980)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

22 Metascore

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp where, years before, it was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan

Votes: 109,790 | Gross: $39.75M

21. Hangman (II) (2017)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

31 Metascore

A homicide detective brings his partner out of retirement to help catch a serial killer whose crimes are based on the children's game Hangman.

Director: Johnny Martin | Stars: Al Pacino, Karl Urban, Brittany Snow, Joe Anderson

Votes: 11,415

22. Flatliners (2017)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

27 Metascore

Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton

Votes: 36,879 | Gross: $16.87M

23. Bedeviled (2016)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

Five friends are terrorized by a supernatural entity after downloading a mysterious app.

Directors: Abel Vang, Burlee Vang | Stars: Saxon Sharbino, Mitchell Edwards, Brandon Soo Hoo, Victory Van Tuyl

Votes: 2,559

24. The Pyramid (2014)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

24 Metascore

An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.

Director: Grégory Levasseur | Stars: Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O'Hare, Christa Nicola

Votes: 21,968 | Gross: $2.76M



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