Halloween is once again here, which means it's the one time of the year where even non-horror fans start looking for scary movies to watch. While the various cable channels provide an abundance of fright flicks during the last week of the month (culminating in a veritable smorgasbord on the evening of Oct. 31), we decided to highlight 10 scary movies guaranteed to make the night spook-tastic.

So, grab the popcorn and your bag of Halloween booty, turn off the lights and settle in for 10 creepy classics that will put you in the ghoultide mood.
Halloween Movie Poster
Based on 11 critics

On a cold Halloween night in 1963, six year old Michael Myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister,... Read More

A Nightmare on Elm Street Movie Poster
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Based on 6 critics

In Wes Craven's classic slasher film, several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddy Krueger (Robert... Read More

Suspiria Movie Poster
Based on 10 critics

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

Dawn of the Dead Movie Poster
Dawn of the Dead
Based on 14 critics

As hordes of zombies swarm over the U.S., the terrified populace tries everything in their power to escape... Read More

Shaun of the Dead Movie Poster
Shaun of the Dead
Based on 34 critics

Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 30-something loser with a dull, easy existence. When he's not working at the... Read More

Dracula Movie Poster
In Theaters on 1931

The dashing, mysterious Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), after hypnotizing a British soldier, Renfield (Dwight... Read More

Trick 'r Treat Movie Poster
Trick 'r Treat
In Theaters on 2007

Interwoven stories demonstrate that some traditions are best not forgotten as the residents (Anna Paquin,... Read More

Night of the Demon Movie Poster
Night of the Demon
In Theaters on October 30, 2006

A professor and his students have a grisly encounter with a sasquatchlike creature that prowls the backwoods. Read More

Frankenstein Movie Poster
In Theaters on November 21, 1931

This iconic horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts... Read More

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