What Is the Best Scary Movie to Watch Tonight?

Are you in the mood for a good scare tonight? Look no further than these bone-chilling horror movie recommendations. From classic thrillers to modern-day suspense, there’s something for every horror fan.

The Exorcist (1973)

Considered by many to be the greatest horror film of all time, The Exorcist tells the story of a young girl who becomes possessed by an evil entity. As her family seeks help from a priest to perform an exorcism, they are forced to confront their own beliefs and fears.

With stunning performances, eerie sound effects and unforgettable scenes, this movie will leave you feeling haunted long after the credits roll.

The Shining (1980)

Based on Stephen King’s novel, The Shining stars Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, a writer who takes a job as a winter caretaker at an isolated hotel with his wife and son. As the winter progresses, Jack’s sanity begins to unravel as he is haunted by ghosts and his own inner demons.

With its iconic cinematography and eerie score, this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

Get Out (2017)

A modern-day masterpiece, Get Out is a psychological thriller that explores racism in America through its story of a young African-American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family for the weekend. As he uncovers disturbing secrets about her family and their friends, he realizes that something sinister is at play.

This movie is not only terrifying but also thought-provoking.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture, The Silence of the Lambs tells the story of FBI agent Clarice Starling who seeks help from incarcerated serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter to catch another serial killer who skins his victims. As Clarice delves deeper into the case, she finds herself in a deadly game of cat and mouse with both killers.

With powerhouse performances from Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, this movie is a must-watch for any horror fan.

A Quiet Place (2018)

A unique take on the horror genre, A Quiet Place follows a family that must remain silent to avoid being hunted by creatures that are attracted to sound. With minimal dialogue and maximum tension, this movie will have you holding your breath throughout its entirety.

Emily Blunt delivers a standout performance as the mother trying to protect her family in a world where making noise can mean certain death.


Whether you’re looking for a classic horror film or something more modern, these movies are sure to give you the chills. So grab some popcorn, turn off the lights and settle in for a night of terror.