Here Are the Top 5 Horror Movies According to Rotten Tomatoes and Where to Watch Them

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There’s only a little time left to get your horror movie fix before Halloween. Not sure what to watch? We’ve compiled the top 5 Horror movies based on ratings by Rotten Tomatoes critics. These are movies with 40 or more critic reviews and are ranked based on their Adjusted Scores. The ‘Adjusted Score’ comes from a weighted formula Rotten Tomatoes uses that accounts for variation in the number of reviews per movie.

The list surprised us, so keep reading and see what you think!

#1 Get Out (2017)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98%

Rent on Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Youtube, and more.

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

#2 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100% 

Available for free on Tubi, and on Amazon Prime Video with a subscription.

A silent film where hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

#3 A Quiet Place

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%

Watch on Hulu and Amazon Prime Video with a subscription.

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

#4 The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100%

Available to rent on YouTube, Vudu, and more.

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

#5 King Kong (1933)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98%

Available to rent on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and more.

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

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