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.
The Devil's Backbone Movie Poster
The Devil's Backbone
R2001
Based on 30 critics

After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos (Fernando Tielve) arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which... Read More

Suspiria Movie Poster
Suspiria
R1977
In Theaters on 1977

Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Germany to attend ballet school. When she arrives, late on a stormy... Read More

Black Sunday Movie Poster
Black Sunday
1960
In Theaters on 1960

Burned at the stake, a vampire witch princess (Barbara Steele) wakes up centuries later with her undead... Read More

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