10 Horror movies with low IMDb ratings but scariest plots ever

Horror movies with low rating

Are you in the mood to watch a spine-chilling horror movie that speaks of blood and gore and is a sure shot way of spoiling your night’s sleep? If the answer is yes, you might already have your list ready. But what if we say we are not talking about Conjuring, It or any other of that sort. Instead, we have something completely different for you. Something that you would have otherwise decided to give a miss given the low ratings.

Here is a list of R-rated (which stands for restricted) movies that have low ratings but fall on the list of the best horror films ever made:


MALIGNANT – Official Trailer

A movie with 4.8 IMDB rating, has a lot of violence but if one wants to see a really intriguing story that keeps you on your toes this is an absolute movie suggestion. Malignant is available on Amazon Prime and was one of the top rated horror movies of 2021.

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th (2009) - Original Theatrical Trailer

Released in 2009, this movie created a buzz around the “ominous” number 13. After this movie the phrase Friday the 13th became very famous and was sought after. This movie has a serial killer killing teenagers, but with a twist, watch to find out. This movie has an IMDB rating of 5.5.

I Spit on Your Grave

A woman is raped and goes about finding her rapists and killing them. A classic revenge story with gory violence, this movie shouts girl power and is a must watch in this category.

Hellraiser: Hellworld

HELLRAISER HELLWORLD Trailer (2005) Henry Cavill Horror

A 2005 movie with an infamous character “Pinhead” that is surely supposed to be etched in your heads like the Annabelle doll or the IT clown.

Wicked Little Things

Wicked Little Things (2006) Trailer Remastered HD

After her husband’s demise, Karen along with her two daughters moves into an old house in the mountains of Pennsylvania. Soon, Karen learns that the area near her house is occupied by zombie children. With such a peculiar description one can only wonder what devilish children ought to do.

Child’s Play 3

Child's Play 3 (1991) - Trailer

Chucky is such a famous character from the horror movie universe that one cannot forget how the pioneer of the doll concept came into existence. This movie in the series is a little more on the edge causing our jaws to drop but is a once in a lifetime watch, type of a movie.

A Nightmare on the Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street Official Trailer #1 - (2010) HD

A young girl realizes that she has to stay awake at any cost to avoid the clawed killer who is butchering her friends one by one in their dreams. This movie is the oldest in the list, but as they say old is gold.

House Of Wax

House Of Wax (2005) - Official Trailer (HD)

A group of friends stranded on the way to a football match approach an abandoned wax museum for help. But the events that unfold find them running from the murderous brothers who manage the place. A 2005 released movie, that gave us a new element to the horror genre, a movie that has ghosts which are made of wax.

The Grudge

The Grudge 2004 Trailer | Sarah Michelle Gellar | Jason Behr

A Japanese film that was in the scariest list of movies for years, The Grudge shares a simple story but the simplicity disturbs us and makes us think over the “Why” and “What” around us. The Grudge is available on Amazon Prime.

The Prodigy

THE PRODIGY Official Trailer (2019)

Released in 2019, The Prodigy will scare you for the mere fact that a child calls the shots all along, not found on any streaming platforms, the extent to which over smartness can be a product of a supernatural element, is shown in the film.

These movies are critically acclaimed for the violence and images they portray as they thin out the line of fiction and reality so only a person who is a die-hard fan of this genre wanting to know more should watch these movies, for sure.