The Best Horror Movies
'Shining' prevails, but Polanski classic is No. 2
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2009 5:34 PM CDT

(Newser) – Stanley Kubrick's the Shining is the best horror film ever made, say the editors of TotalSciFi.com. The film's ''expansive sets, surreal visuals, and an intense performance from Jack Nicholson add up to a film guaranteed to give viewers a sleepless night." The top 10:

  1. The Shining (1980)
  2. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  3. The Wicker Man (1973)
  4. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

  1. Psycho (1960)
  2. Alien (1979)
  3. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  4. Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  5. Halloween (1978)
  6. Jaws (1977)
Click the link at right for the full 100.