List of movies

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This is a list of paranormal/spooky movies. These don't necessarily have their own article. Any that don't are direct links. See Category:Movies for all articles about movies.


note that some films can be held in multiple genres

Found Footage

Found Footage is a genre of film where the majority of the filming is presented as a video or recording of an event, this footage is usually "found", and the original recorder is often portrayed as missing or dead.

  • Cannibal Holocaust Recovered footage shot by a lost film crew shooting a documentary on the Amazons local cannibal tribes.
  • Chronicle Three highschool friends gain superpowers after discovering a mysterious artifact underground.
  • Cloverfield A monster attacks New york and a small group of people get in on tape.
  • District 9 An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
  • Grave Encounters Phoney ghost hunting reality show comes across a not-so-phoney abandoned mental hospital, spookiness ensues.
  • Grave Encounters 2 A film student and his friends visit the site where the original grave encounters took place.
  • Lake Mungo A mockumentary with a bit of psychological horror. About a family trying to unravel the secrets of their deceased daughter.
  • Man Bites Dog A mockumentary about the daily life of a serial killer. The film crew soon gets in on the action.
  • Paranormal Activity A couple becomes harassed by a demonic presence after moving into a new home. The paranormal part is how many sequels this film managed to spawned.
  • Paranormal Activity 2 Like the last film but with a whole family.
  • Paranormal Activity 3 Now with more children!
  • Paranormal Activity 4
  • Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones A boy named Jesse learns he is marked for possession of a powerful demon after his neighbor dies under mysterious circumstances.
  • Quarantine An English remake of the film 'REC'.
  • REC A cameraman and a reporter follow some emergency works into a dark apartment building. They get locked in a long with some zombie like creatures.(Spanish)
  • The Blair Witch Project Three film students travel to Maryland to make a documentary on a local Blair witch legend.
  • The Fourth Kind A small Alaskan town is tormented for the past 40 by unexplained disappearances(its aliums)
  • The Garlock Incident A group of people on their way to Las Vegas, stop by the ghost town of Garlock, California.
  • The Last Exorcism A minister lets a film crew record his last exorcism.
  • The Poughkeepsie Tapes A serial killer's sadistic home video collection is finally uncovered.
  • The Tunnel Movie A journalist and her crew investigate a government cover up of the underground trainways in Sydney. Shit hits the fan when one of there crew members gos missing in the tunnels.
  • TrollHunter A group of students get sucked into the world of troll hunting when they meet a mysterious hunter while investigating strange bear killings in the area.
  • V/H/S A bundle of short horror stories all portrayed through found footage.
  • V/H/S/2 More short stories.


Blood, gore, serial killers, it all goes here.


Think King Kong and Godzilla

  • Alien The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them.
  • Nosferatu Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula."
  • The Thing Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.


Anything involving ghosts or the unexplained

  • A Tale of Two Sisters A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.
  • Ju-On A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. For all of you gaijins out there, there is an american version titled "The Grudge".
  • The Changeling A man who lost his wife and daughter in a car accident moves into a possessed house.
  • The Exorcist When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.


Psychological horror aims at making you feel uncomfortable, using universal emotional vulnerabilities and fears. A genre that can really mess with your head.

  • The Shining A family moves into a lonely hotel located in an unpopulated mountain area. Soon after arrival, the situation begins to change the fathers behaviour.
  • Eraserhead Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.