17 Best Horror Movies of 2012

  • 1. Sinister

    Suspense: 80% | Jump scares: 60% | Gore: 30% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Release date: Oct. 12, 2012 | Country: USA, UK

    Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates...

  • 2. The Collection

    Suspense: 70% | Jump scares: 10% | Gore: 60% Genre: Horror, Thriller Release date: Nov. 30, 2012 | Country: USA

    A man who escapes from the vicious grips of the serial killer known as "The Collector" is then forced to help rescue an innocent girl from the killer's booby-trapped lair.

  • 3. Chernobyl Diaries

    Suspense: 70% | Jump scares: 60% | Gore: 30% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Release date: May 25, 2012 | Country: USA

    Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, ...

  • 4. The Woman in Black

    Suspense: 70% | Jump scares: 40% | Gore: 20% Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror Release date: Feb. 3, 2012 | Country: UK, Canada, Sweden

    A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

  • 5. Silent Hill: Revelation

    Suspense: 60% | Jump scares: 30% | Gore: 40% Genre: Horror, Monsters Release date: Oct. 26, 2012 | Country: Canada, France, USA

    When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her...

  • 6. Resident Evil: Retribution

    Suspense: 60% | Jump scares: 30% | Gore: 30% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi Release date: Sept. 14, 2012 | Country: Germany, Canada, USA

    Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility.

  • 7. The Cabin in the Woods

    Suspense: 40% | Jump scares: 40% | Gore: 40% Genre: Horror, Slasher, Comedy Release date: April 13, 2012 | Country: USA

    Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

  • 8. Underworld Awakening

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Monsters Release date: Jan. 20, 2012 | Country: USA, Canada

    When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind.

  • 9. Dark Shadows

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Comedy Release date: May 11, 2012 | Country: USA, Australia

    An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

  • 10. Red Lights

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror Release date: March 2, 2012 | Country: Spain, USA

    Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest ...

  • 11. The Possession

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Thriller Release date: Aug. 31, 2012 | Country: USA, Canada

    A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to ...

  • 12. V/H/S

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Thriller, Found Footage Release date: Sept. 6, 2012 | Country: USA

    When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

  • 13. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Action Release date: June 22, 2012 | Country: USA

    Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

  • 14. House at the End of the Street

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller Release date: Sept. 21, 2012 | Country: Canada, USA

    After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends a ...

  • 15. The Watch

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action Release date: July 27, 2012 | Country: USA

    Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.

  • 16. Srpski film

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Release date: Jan. 21, 2012 | Country: Serbia

    An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia an...

  • 17. Paranormal Activity 4

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror Release date: Oct. 19, 2012 | Country: USA

    It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.