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. 13 +17

    Bride of Frankenstein

    1935, in 18 top lists Check
  2. 151 +102

    Mad Love

    1935 — a.k.a. The Hands of Orlac, in 2 top lists Check
  3. 277 +317

    Mark of the Vampire

    1935 — a.k.a. Vampires of Prague, in 1 top list Check
  4. 283 +152

    Werewolf of London

    1935 — a.k.a. Unholy Hour, in 1 top list Check
  5. 287 +223

    The Raven

    1935, in 1 top list Check
  6. 458 +371

    The Black Room

    1935, in 1 top list Check
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Last updated on May 6, 2018 by PeacefulAnarchy; source