20 World’s top-earning horror movies of all time

0
10. "Van Helsing" (2004) — $300.25 million
google_ad_client = “ca-pub-7823325978435516”;
google_ad_host = “pub-1556223355139109”;
google_ad_slot = “7893254985”;
google_ad_width = 300;
google_ad_height = 250;

This fall, fervor for the latest take on Stephen King’s “It” pushed the film near the top of the highest-grossing horror films in history.

But over the months since its release, “It” has gone on to overtake the top spot on the list, as the movie crossed $700 million at the worldwide box office on Friday.

To find out what the rest of the list looks like, we turned to Box Office Mojo for its worldwide box office data on the top-performing horror movies.

Here are the 20 highest-grossing horror films of all time:

Note: We have not adjusted the grosses for inflation.

20. The Ring (2002) — $249.3 million

20. The Ring (2002) — $249.3 millionplay

20. The Ring (2002) — $249.3 million

 (Dreamworks Pictures)



19. “Get Out” (2017) — $254.6 million

19. "Get Out" (2017) — $254.6 millionplay

19. “Get Out” (2017) — $254.6 million

 (Universal)



18. “The Village” (2004) — $256.6 million

18. "The Village" (2004) — $256.6 millionplay

18. “The Village” (2004) — $256.6 million

 (Buena Vista Pictures)



17. “Annabelle” (2014) — $256.8 million

17. "Annabelle" (2014) — $256.8 millionplay

17. “Annabelle” (2014) — $256.8 million

 (Greg Smith/Warner Bros.)



16. “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991) — $272.7 million

16. "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991) — $272.7 millionplay

16. “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991) — $272.7 million

 (Orion Pictures)



15. “What Lies Beneath” (2000) — $291.4 million

15. "What Lies Beneath" (2000) — $291.4 millionplay

15. “What Lies Beneath” (2000) — $291.4 million

 (DreamWorks / What Lies Beneath trailer)



14. “Annabelle: Creation” (2017) — $292.5 million

14. "Annabelle: Creation" (2017) — $292.5 millionplay

14. “Annabelle: Creation” (2017) — $292.5 million

 (New Line Cinema)



13. “Shutter Island” (2010) — $294.8 million

13. "Shutter Island" (2010) — $294.8 millionplay

13. “Shutter Island” (2010) — $294.8 million

 (Paramount Pictures)



12. “Ghostbusters” (1984) — $295.2 million

12. "Ghostbusters" (1984) — $295.2 millionplay

12. “Ghostbusters” (1984) — $295.2 million

 (Columbia Pictures)



11. “Resident Evil: Afterlife” (2010) — $300.22 million

11. "Resident Evil: Afterlife" (2010) — $300.22 millionplay

11. “Resident Evil: Afterlife” (2010) — $300.22 million

 (Screen Gems)



10. “Van Helsing” (2004) — $300.25 million

10. "Van Helsing" (2004) — $300.25 millionplay

10. “Van Helsing” (2004) — $300.25 million

 (Universal Pictures)



9. “The Conjuring” (2013) — $318 million

9. "The Conjuring" (2013) — $318 millionplay

9. “The Conjuring” (2013) — $318 million

 (Warner Bros.)



8. “The Conjuring 2” (2016) — $320.2 million

8. "The Conjuring 2" (2016) — $320.2 millionplay

8. “The Conjuring 2” (2016) — $320.2 million

 (Warner Bros.)



7. “Se7en” (1995) — $327.3 million

7. "Se7en" (1995) — $327.3 millionplay

7. “Se7en” (1995) — $327.3 million

 (New Line Cinema)



6. “Hannibal” (2001) — $351.6 million

6. "Hannibal" (2001) — $351.6 millionplay

6. “Hannibal” (2001) — $351.6 million

 (MGM)



5. “Signs” (2002) — $408.2 million

5. "Signs" (2002) — $408.2 millionplay

5. “Signs” (2002) — $408.2 million

 (Buena Vista Pictures)



4. “The Exorcist” (1973) — $441.3 million

4. "The Exorcist" (1973) — $441.3 millionplay

4. “The Exorcist” (1973) — $441.3 million

 (Warner Bros.)



3. “Jaws” (1975) — $470.6 million

3. "Jaws" (1975) — $470.6 millionplay

3. “Jaws” (1975) — $470.6 million

 (Jaws Wiki)



2. “The Sixth Sense” (1999) — $672.8 million

2. "The Sixth Sense" (1999) — $672.8 millionplay

2. “The Sixth Sense” (1999) — $672.8 million

 (Buena Vista Pictures)



1. “It” (2017) — $700.2 million

1. "It" (2017) — $700.2 millionplay

1. “It” (2017) — $700.2 million

 (Warner Bros.)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here