50 Horror Movies That Serious Horror Fans Must See

This list could be much longer. I chose the number 50 and chose these 50 after much soul searching. Each movie contributed something to the genre or was amazing in some way. This list could easily have been 100 or more.
List thumbnail illustration by M. Mrakota Orsman (www.mirthquake.net) for Texas Frightmare Weekend.
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Avg. score: 22 of 50 (44%)
Required scores: 1, 11, 18, 25, 33   
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1
City of the Living Dead (1980)
2
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
3
Phantasm (1979)
4
Suspiria (1977)
5
Zombie (1979)
6
Halloween (1978)
7
The Exorcist (1973)
8
The Evil Dead (1981)
9
The House of the Devil (2009)
10
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
11
Nightmare City (1980)
12
In the Jungle: The Making of Cannibal Holocaust (2003)
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13
Friday the 13th (1980)
14
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
15
Hellraiser (1987)
16
The Fog (1980)
17
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
18
Cannibal Ferox (1981)
19
Burial Ground: The Night of Terror
20
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
21
Poltergeist (2015)
22
Demons (1985)
23
Fright Night (1985)
24
Night of the Creeps (1986)
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25
The Howling (1981)
26
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
27
Pumpkinhead (1988)
28
C.H.U.D. (1984)
29
Re-Animator (1985)
30
Nightbreed (1990)
31
Pet Sematary (1989)
32
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
33
Halloween (2007)
34
The Beyond (1981)
35
Ju-On: The Grudge (2002)
36
Martyrs (2008)
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37
Aerograd (1935)
38
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
39
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
40
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
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