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Top 30 horror films

Halloween is fast approaching and what better way to mark the occasion than wide awake cowering behind your furniture? Horror films have often been critically attacked and dismissed as vulgar, disgusting and plain silly. But the genre has given some innovative and timeless classics that have changed the landscape of cinema.

Some cheesy, some plain scary - these 30 classics will make you laugh, scream and and jump. Hold onto your popcorn...

Simply click on an image to launch the gallery. Do you agree with our choices or have we left out your favourite slasher flick? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section below.

words: Emma Spedding

Horror fans have as many opinions as sleepless nights, so let us know what you think of our list @stylistmagazine or in the comments section below.

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