To celebrate unique chillers and thrillers you may not have seen, Moviefone is spotlighting the best foreign horror films in a variety of categories. If you're up for a good scare -- and don't mind reading the occasional subtitle -- then consider this a world history lesson.

For today's class: the supernatural. Ghosts. Evil spirits. Lost souls seeking vengeance. Every civilization -- in an attempt to explain the unexplainable -- has created superstitious tales. This collection of movies demonstrates that no matter where you are in the world, some scares are universal, and no matter what language you speak, a strange noise coming from a dark room will always be very creepy.
Black Sunday
Not Yet Rated1960
In Theaters on January 1st, 1960

Burned vampire witch princess (Barbara Steele) wakes up centuries later. Read More

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Suspiria
R1977
In Theaters on September 24th, 1999

A ballerina (Jessica Harper) goes to an academy run by witches. Read More

The Devil's Backbone
R2001
Based on 30 critics

A 12-year-old boy sees a ghost at an orphanage during the Spanish Civil War. Read More