So many friends doing posts on naming the horror films (a few doing other genres) that influenced them, and such for the past 20-years, with a tie limited between to films. However, I’m upping it by a little – the challenge name a horror film each year from birth to now. Here’s my list:

1973 – The Exorcist
1974 –  Black Christmas/ Let Sleeping Corpses Lie
1975 –  Jaws
1976 –  Carrie
1977 –  Suspiria
1978 –  Dawn of the Dead/ Halloween
1979 –  Phantasm/ Zombie
1980 –  Friday the 13th/ The Fog
1981 –  The Evil Dead/ The Beyond
1982 –  The Thing
1983 –  Sleepaway Camp
1984 –  A Nightmare on Elm Street
1985 –  Re-Animator/ The Return of the Living Dead
1986 –  Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
1987 –  Hellraiser/ Near Dark
1988 –  The Serpent and the Rainbow
1989 –  Pet Sematary/ Puppet Master
1990 –  The Exorcist III
1991 –  The Silence of the Lambs
1992 –  Candyman
1993 –  Cronos
1994 –  Cemetery Man
1995 –  Lord of Illusions
1996 –  Scream
1997 –  Mimic/ Funny Games
1998 –  Strangeland
1999 –  Stir of Echoes
2000 –  American Psycho
2001 –  The Others
2002 –  Cabin Fever
2003 –  Wrong Turn
2004 –  Shaun of the Dead/ Dawn of the Dead
2005 –  The Descent
2006 –  Slither
2007 –  Trick ‘r Treat
2008 –  Pontypool/ The Strangers
2009 –  Dead Snow
2010 –  Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
2011 –  The Cabin in the Woods
2012 –  Excision
2013 –  The Conjuring
2014 –  It Follows
2015 –  Deathgasm/ The Witch
2016 –  Train to Busan
2017 –  IT
2018 –  Hereditary/ Summer of ’84

 

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