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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    The Exorcist

    1973, in 24 top lists Check
  2. 23 +12

    Don't Look Now

    1973, in 17 top lists Check
  3. 30 +7

    The Wicker Man

    1973, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 188 +4

    The Legend of Hell House

    1973, in 1 top list Check
  5. 206 +55

    Sisters

    1972, in 2 top lists Check
  6. 263 +7

    Theater of Blood

    1973 — a.k.a. Much Ado About Murder, in 2 top lists Check
  7. 383 +100

    Flesh for Frankenstein

    1973 — a.k.a. Andy Warhol's Frankenstein, in 2 top lists Check
  8. 404 +83

    Lisa e il diavolo

    1973 — a.k.a. Lisa and the Devil, in 1 top list Check
  9. 427 +162

    Death Line

    1972 — a.k.a. Raw Meat, in 1 top list Check
  10. 439 +165

    Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural

    1973 — a.k.a. Lady Dracula, in 1 top list Check
  11. 527 -160

    The Crazies

    1973 — a.k.a. Code Name: Trixie, in 1 top list Check
  12. 691 -13

    Psychomania

    1973 — a.k.a. The Death Wheelers, in 2 top lists Check
  13. 694 +137

    The Vault of Horror

    1973 — a.k.a. Further Tales from the Crypt, in 1 top list Check
  14. 698 -97

    Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

    1972, in 1 top list Check
  15. 700 new

    The Satanic Rites of Dracula

    1973 — a.k.a. Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride, in 1 top list Check
  16. 857 -418

    Messiah of Evil

    1973 — a.k.a. Messiah of Evil, in 1 top list Check
  17. 861 new

    La campana del infierno

    1973 — a.k.a. Bell from Hell, in 1 top list Check
  18. 885 new

    El ataque de los muertos sin ojos

    1973 — a.k.a. Return of the Evil Dead, in 1 top list Check
  19. 889 -384

    I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale

    1973 — a.k.a. Torso, in 1 top list Check
  20. 913 new

    The Creeping Flesh

    1973, in 1 top list Check
  21. 999 -61

    The Asphyx

    1972 — a.k.a. The Horror of Death, in 1 top list Check
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