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 2,614 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. 65 -8

    Re-Animator

    1985, in 4 top lists Check
  2. 66 +2

    The Return of the Living Dead

    1985, in 3 top lists Check
  3. 70 +6

    Day of the Dead

    1985, in 3 top lists Check
  4. 149 +14

    Fright Night

    1985, in 2 top lists Check
  5. 195 -19

    Dèmoni

    1985 — a.k.a. Demons, in 1 top list Check
  6. 267 -26

    Phenomena

    1985, in 1 top list Check
  7. 372 +59

    The Stuff

    1985, in 2 top lists Check
  8. 403 +5

    Lifeforce

    1985, in 1 top list Check
  9. 459 +30

    Silver Bullet

    1985, in 2 top lists Check
  10. 528 +9

    Cat's Eye

    1985, in 1 top list Check
  11. 535 +9

    A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

    1985 — a.k.a. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, in 1 top list Check
  12. 820 -103

    Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

    1985, in 1 top list Check
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Last updated on May 12, 2019 by joachimt; source