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IMDb Users List Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time, From 'The Shining' to 'Sweeney Todd'

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 29, 2012 at 4:15PM

IMDb has released its user-rated Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time just in time for Halloween, and at the height of Hitchcock and Kubrick renaissances -- "The Shining" is in the top spot and "Psycho" is not far behind in fourth...
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The Shining

IMDb has released its user-rated Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time just in time for Halloween, and at the height of Hitchcock and Kubrick renaissances -- "The Shining" is in the top spot and "Psycho" is not far behind in fourth. 

Jack Torrence and Norman Bates aside, for true and even moderate horror enthusiasts this list will seem bogus. "Zombieland" ranks above "The Exorcist"? No classic Universal monsters? No Hammer? Are "Zombieland" and "28 Days Later" really the best representatives for the entire undead genre?

Tell us, what are your top horror films of all time?

IMDb's list, and trailers for 1-5 below:

1. "The Shining" (1980, dir. Stanley Kubrick)

2. "Alien" (1979, dir. Ridley Scott)

3. "Shaun of the Dead" (2004, dir. Edgar Wright)

4. "Psycho" (1960, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)

5. "Cloverfield" (2008, dir. Matt Reeves)

6. "Zombieland" (2009, dir. Ruben Fleischer)

7. "Saw" (2004, dir. James Wan)

8. "The Exorcist" (1973, dir. William Friedkin)

9. "28 Days Later" (2002, dir. Danny Boyle)

10. "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007, dir. Tim Burton)

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