He pioneered the horror genre and the special effects in early cinema. Despite the shortness of this film (it only runs for 3 minutes,) the special effects, using magical illusions and stop motion, are non-stop.
Psycho tells the chilling story of Marion Crane, who checks into the mysterious Bates Motel and encounters Norman Bates. Bates is an enigmatic figure with a secret. The question is, will Marion make it out of Bates Motel?
Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, and Jack Nicholson – when you consider the elements that went into making The Shining, it’s easy to see why this is a classic horror film.
Few knew the Catholic Church still performed exorcisms until the release of The Exorcist. This film shocked audiences more than any other on this list.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a gritty and raw depiction of a group of friends who venture into rural Texas. On the way to an old family home, they hear tales of graverobbing that become more real once they arrive.