17 Best Horror Movies of 2013

  • 1. The Conjuring

    Suspense: 96% | Jump scares: 50% | Gore: 20% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Release date: July 19, 2013 | Country: USA

    Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

  • 2. You're Next

    Suspense: 84% | Jump scares: 30% | Gore: 60% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Slasher Release date: Aug. 23, 2013 | Country: USA, UK

    When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent f...

  • 3. The Purge

    Suspense: 80% | Jump scares: 40% | Gore: 40% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Psychological Release date: June 7, 2013 | Country: USA, France

    A wealthy family are held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

  • 4. Evil Dead

    Suspense: 80% | Jump scares: 50% | Gore: 80% Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller Release date: April 5, 2013 | Country: USA

    Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

  • 5. World War Z

    Suspense: 70% | Jump scares: 20% | Gore: 30% Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller Release date: June 21, 2013 | Country: USA

    Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to dest...

  • 6. Dark Skies

    Suspense: 70% | Jump scares: 50% | Gore: 10% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi Release date: Feb. 22, 2013 | Country: USA

    As the Barrett family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them, one w...

  • 7. Carrie

    Suspense: 60% | Jump scares: 10% | Gore: 50% Genre: Drama, Horror, Slasher Release date: Oct. 18, 2013 | Country: USA

    A shy girl, outcasted by her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

  • 8. Texas Chainsaw 3D

    Suspense: 60% | Jump scares: 40% | Gore: 70% Genre: Horror, Thriller, Slasher Release date: Jan. 4, 2013 | Country: USA

    A young woman travels to Texas to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward.

  • 9. Mama

    Suspense: 50% | Jump scares: 10% | Gore: 20% Genre: Horror, Thriller Release date: Jan. 18, 2013 | Country: Canada, Spain

    A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself to their family.

  • 10. Only Lovers Left Alive

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror Release date: Dec. 25, 2013 | Country: Germany, UK, France

    A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.

  • 11. Warm Bodies

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Romance, Comedy Release date: Feb. 1, 2013 | Country: USA, Canada

    After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

  • 12. The Call

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Thriller, Crime Release date: March 15, 2013 | Country: USA

    When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to sav...

  • 13. Insidious: Chapter 2

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Release date: Sept. 13, 2013 | Country: USA, Canada

    The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily.

  • 14. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Action Release date: Jan. 25, 2013 | Country: Germany, USA

    Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold ...

  • 15. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance Release date: Aug. 21, 2013 | Country: USA, Germany, Canada

    When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a...

  • 16. Movie 43

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Horror, Thriller, Comedy Release date: Jan. 25, 2013 | Country: USA

    Ineffectual, 'has-been' film-maker (Dennis Quaid) swindles his way into an interview with a film executive (Greg Kinnear) in order to pitch an outrageous and controversial comed...

  • 17. Sharknado

    Suspense: | Jump scares: | Gore: Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi Release date: July 11, 2013 | Country: USA

    When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.