They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?

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An official iCheckMovies list (adopted from mightysparks).

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Horror is one of the most readily dismissed genres from critics and film buffs, yet is, arguably, the genre with the most avid and steadfast niche following and remains popular with the general public. With horror films aiming to terrify, spook, shock, disturb, repulse, amuse, entertain and more, it's no wonder the genre is so varied, divisive and controversial.

With so many people ignoring or simply not understanding horror, many great films slip under the radar and are relatively unknown to an audience outside of hardcore horror fans. In order to counteract this and bring awareness to the greatness of the genre, this list was created.

Compiled using 1,806 lists taken from various critics/polls/magazines/books/websites/forums/horror fans, They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? is intended to be the ultimate canonical top 1000 horror list. Spanning several decades, countries and sub-genres, and using lists from a wide range of people and publications, the resulting list is quite a diverse spread and representation of the best of horror.

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  1. 5 -1

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    1974, in 13 top lists Check
  2. 32 -14

    Poltergeist

    1982, in 7 top lists Check
  3. 196 -18

    Salem's Lot

    1979, in 1 top list Check
  4. 405 -86

    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

    1986, in 1 top list Check
  5. 408 +139

    Lifeforce

    1985, in 1 top list Check
  6. 535 -148

    The Funhouse

    1981 — a.k.a. Carnival of Terror, in 1 top list Check
  7. 739 new

    The Mangler

    1995, in 1 top list Check
  8. 764 -95

    Eaten Alive

    1976 — a.k.a. Death Trap, in 1 top list Check
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Last updated on May 6, 2018 by PeacefulAnarchy; source