List of highest-grossing horror films

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The following page lists the highest-grossing horror films of all time, the highest-grossing horror film franchises at the box office and the biggest opening weekends for horror films. The figures have not been adjusted for inflation.

Top 50 highest-grossing horror films at the worldwide box office[edit]

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Rank Film Worldwide gross Year Franchise or basis Studio Ref
1 It $700,381,748 2017 It New Line Cinema [1]
2 The Sixth Sense $672,806,292 1999 N/A Hollywood Pictures [2]
3 War of the Worlds $591,745,540 2005 The War of the Worlds Amblin Entertainment [3]
4 I Am Legend $585,349,010 2007 I Am Legend Village Roadshow Pictures [4]
5 World War Z $540,007,876 2013 World War Z Skydance Productions [5]
6 The Meg $530,243,742 2018 The Meg Warner Bros. Pictures [6]
7 Godzilla $529,076,069 2014 Godzilla Legendary Pictures [7]
8 It Chapter Two film currently playing $473,093,228 2019 It Warner Bros. Pictures [8]
9 Jaws $470,653,000 1975 Jaws Universal Pictures [9]
10 The Exorcist $441,306,145 1973 The Exorcist Hoya Productions [10]
11 The Mummy Returns $433,013,274 2001 The Mummy Universal Pictures [11]
12 The Mummy $415,933,406 1999 [12]
13 The Mummy $409,231,607 2017 [13]
14 Signs $408,247,917 2002 N/A Blinding Edge Pictures [14]
15 Prometheus $403,354,469 2012 Alien Scott Free Productions [15]
16 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $401,128,639 2008 The Mummy Universal Pictures [16]
17 Godzilla: King of the Monsters $385,900,138 2019 Godzilla Legendary Pictures [17]
18 Godzilla $379,014,294 1998 Centropolis Entertainment [18]
19 The Nun $365,550,119 2018 The Conjuring Universe New Line Cinema [19]
20 Hannibal $351,692,268 2001 Hannibal Lecter Dino De Laurentiis Company [20]
21 A Quiet Place $340,939,361 2018 N/A Platinum Dunes [21]
22 The Conjuring 2 $320,392,818 2016 The Conjuring Universe New Line Cinema [19]
23 The Conjuring $319,494,638 2013 [19]
24 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter $312,242,626 2017 Resident Evil Constantin Film [22]
25 Annabelle: Creation $306,515,884 2017 The Conjuring Universe New Line Cinema [19]
26 Van Helsing $300,257,475 2004 Van Helsing Sommers Company / Stillking Films [23]
27 Resident Evil: Afterlife $300,228,084 2010 Resident Evil Constantin Film [24]
28 Shutter Island $294,804,195 2010 Shutter Island Phoenix Pictures [25]
29 Split $278,454,358 2017 Unbreakable Blinding Edge Pictures [26]
30 Scary Movie $278,019,771 2000 Scary Movie Dimension Films [27]
31 The Silence of the Lambs $272,742,922 1991 Hannibal Lecter Strong Heart/Demme Production [28]
32 Annabelle $257,047,661 2014 The Conjuring Universe New Line Cinema [19]
33 The Village $256,697,520 2004 N/A Blinding Edge Pictures [29]
34 Halloween $255,498,536 2018 Halloween Blumhouse Productions [30]
35 Get Out $255,407,663 2017 N/A Blumhouse Productions [31]
36 Us $254,732,150 2019 N/A Monkeypaw Productions [32]
37 The Blair Witch Project $248,639,099 1999 Blair Witch Haxan Films [33]
38 The Ring $248,218,486 2002 The Ring DreamWorks Pictures [34]
39 Unbreakable $248,118,121 2000 Unbreakable Blinding Edge Pictures [35]
40 Glass $246,985,576 2019 [36]
41 Dark Shadows $245,527,149 2012 Dark Shadows Village Roadshow Pictures [37]
42 Alien: Covenant $240,891,763 2017 Alien 20th Century Fox [38]
43 Resident Evil: Retribution $240,004,424 2012 Resident Evil Constantin Film [39]
44 Constantine $230,884,728 2005 Hellblazer Warner Bros. Pictures [40]
45 Annabelle Comes Home $228,552,591 2019 The Conjuring Universe New Line Cinema [41]
46 Interview with the Vampire $223,664,608 1994 The Vampire Chronicles The Geffen Film Company [42]
47 Scary Movie 3 $220,673,217 2003 Scary Movie Dimension Films [43]
48 Dracula Untold $217,124,280 2014 Dracula Universal Pictures [44]
49 Bram Stoker's Dracula $215,862,692 1992 American Zoetrope [45]
50 End of Days $211,989,043 1999 N/A Beacon Pictures [46]

Top 25 Highest-grossing horror film franchises and film series[edit]

film currently playing indicates that at least one film in the series is playing in the week commencing 14 February 2020.
Highest-grossing horror film franchises and film series (The films in each franchise can be viewed by selecting "show")
Rank Series Total worldwide box office No. of films Average of films Highest-grossing film

Highest-grossing horror films by year[edit]

Year Film Worldwide gross Ref
2019 It Chapter Two $473,093,228 [88]
2018 The Meg $530,243,742 [6]
2017 It $700,381,748 [1]
2016 The Conjuring 2 $320,392,818 [19]
2015 Goosebumps $150,170,815 [89]
2014 Godzilla $529,076,069 [7]
2013 World War Z $540,007,876 [5]
2012 Prometheus $403,354,469 [15]
2011 Paranormal Activity 3 $207,039,844 [90]
2010 Shutter Island $294,804,195 [25]
2009 Paranormal Activity $194,183,034 [91]
2008 The Mummy Returns $433,013,274 [11]
2007 I Am Legend $585,349,010 [4]
2006 Scary Movie 4 $178,262,620 [92]
2005 War of the Worlds $591,745,540 [3]
2004 Van Helsing $300,257,475 [23]
2003 Scary Movie 3 $220,673,217 [43]
2002 Signs $408,247,917 [14]
2001 The Mummy Returns $433,013,274 [11]
2000 Scary Movie $278,019,771 [27]
1999 The Sixth Sense $672,806,292 [2]
1998 Godzilla $379,014,861 [18]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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