They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?

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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. 8 -

    Rosemary's Baby

    1968, in 20 top lists Check
  2. 12 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 27 top lists Check
  3. 14 -

    Låt den rätte komma in

    2008 — a.k.a. Let the Right One In, in 11 top lists Check
  4. 29 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 33 top lists Check
  5. 32 -2

    Ôdishon

    1999 — a.k.a. Audition, in 10 top lists Check
  6. 35 -

    Don't Look Now

    1973, in 17 top lists Check
  7. 41 -2

    Freaks

    1932 — a.k.a. The Monster Show, in 15 top lists Check
  8. 46 -

    The Others

    2001, in 6 top lists Check
  9. 47 +1

    Les yeux sans visage

    1960 — a.k.a. Eyes Without a Face, in 13 top lists Check
  10. 48 -1

    Peeping Tom

    1960 — a.k.a. Face of Fear, in 20 top lists Check
  11. 49 +1

    Repulsion

    1965, in 17 top lists Check
  12. 54 +4

    El orfanato

    2007 — a.k.a. The Orphanage, in 3 top lists Check
  13. 55 +1

    Martyrs

    2008, in 5 top lists Check
  14. 58 -1

    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 20 top lists Check
  15. 62 -1

    Candyman

    1992, in 1 top list Check
  16. 67 +3

    El espinazo del diablo

    2001 — a.k.a. The Devil's Backbone, in 3 top lists Check
  17. 75 -1

    Janghwa, Hongryeon

    2003 — a.k.a. A Tale of Two Sisters, in 5 top lists Check
  18. 76 -

    Near Dark

    1987, in 6 top lists Check
  19. 80 -3

    Les diaboliques

    1955 — a.k.a. Diabolique, in 18 top lists Check
  20. 82 +1

    Jacob's Ladder

    1990, in 2 top lists Check
  21. 88 -4

    Ginger Snaps

    2000, in 5 top lists Check
  22. 89 -4

    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    1986, in 4 top lists Check
  23. 91 -2

    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  24. 97 -3

    The Wolf Man

    1941, in 2 top lists Check
  25. 113 -1

    The Invisible Man

    1933, in 7 top lists Check
  26. 115 +2

    Possession

    1981, in 5 top lists Check
  27. 117 +25

    The Babadook

    2014, in 3 top lists Check
  28. 121 -3

    May

    2002, in 2 top lists Check
  29. 131 +1

    The Amityville Horror

    1979, in 2 top lists Check
  30. 134 -8

    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    1962, in 12 top lists Check
  31. 136 -

    American Psycho

    2000, in 9 top lists Check
  32. 138 -5

    Martin

    1978, in 4 top lists Check
  33. 141 -3

    Funny Games

    1997, in 10 top lists Check
  34. 150 +1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 29 top lists Check
  35. 152 +5

    Antichrist

    2009, in 6 top lists Check
  36. 154 -2

    Vargtimmen

    1968 — a.k.a. Hour of the Wolf, in 7 top lists Check
  37. 155 -2

    Dead Ringers

    1988, in 12 top lists Check
  38. 164 -3

    Witchfinder General

    1968 — a.k.a. The Conqueror Worm, in 6 top lists Check
  39. 166 -3

    It

    1990, in 1 top list Check
  40. 167 +3

    Frailty

    2001, in 1 top list Check
  41. 176 -5

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 28 top lists Check
  42. 202 +4

    Maniac

    1980, in 1 top list Check
  43. 208 -5

    The Unknown

    1927, in 8 top lists Check
  44. 210 -1

    Mulholland Dr.

    2001 — a.k.a. Mulholland Drive, in 26 top lists Check
  45. 212 -12

    Sleepy Hollow

    1999, in 3 top lists Check
  46. 215 -14

    Gin gwai

    2002 — a.k.a. The Eye, in 2 top lists Check
  47. 216 -17

    The Devils

    1971, in 10 top lists Check
  48. 217 -3

    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    1975, in 14 top lists Check
  49. 223 +7

    Santa sangre

    1989 — a.k.a. Santa Sangre, in 5 top lists Check
  50. 225 -12

    The Entity

    1982, in 1 top list Check
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