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Horror movies have a dedicated fanbase, but they’re not the best represented genre in the film world. Thankfully, through the wonders of the internet, fans of horror flicks can access a wealth of content without much work.

We’ve covered the best horror films for geeks Beware of Technology! The Best Horror Films for Geeks Beware of Technology! The Best Horror Films for Geeks What better way to get your Halloween frights than with these terrifying movies where the technology is the biggest threat? Scared? I nearly strangled my iPhone. Read More and the best horror movies on Netflix 13 Horror Movies to Watch on Netflix This Halloween 13 Horror Movies to Watch on Netflix This Halloween Halloween is the perfect time to curl up on the couch, switch off the lights, and scare yourself with some good old-fashioned horror movies. And Netflix has plenty to choose from. Read More , but those require a paid subscription. Whether you want free scares or just want to laugh at a hokey old horror movie with some friends, here are some websites with all the frights you could ever want.

1. Viewster

Viewster hosts tons of movies and anime Legal Anime Exists: 4 Websites Where You Can Watch Anime For Free (Or Cheap) Legal Anime Exists: 4 Websites Where You Can Watch Anime For Free (Or Cheap) Looking to watch more anime, but not sure where to find it online? Look no further. These four websites make anime more accessible to the general public than ever before. Read More through ad-supported streaming, and its horror collection is no exception. Although many of these films are low-budget, the video quality is great, and the site even offers mobile apps for Android and iOS.

Chances are you won’t recognize many of these titles, so the site helpfully provides a summary for each. Most of these are written by real people and not copied from the IMDb, so you’ll know ahead of time if a movie is cheesy or scary.

Available movies include Predatory Instinct, Lake Noir, and Armynel.

2. RetroVision

RetroVision is a classic movie and TV website, so its horror movies tend towards older cinema 7 Bone-Chilling Classic Horror Films You Can Legally Download Or Stream for Free 7 Bone-Chilling Classic Horror Films You Can Legally Download Or Stream for Free Read More as well. You’ll find movies as far back as the 1930s here, while the newest is from 1996.


Therefore, don’t expect to find the latest blockbuster hits on RetroVision, but if you enjoy older movies or just want to make fun of them, you’ll like this site. There are several dozen titles to sink your bloodstained teeth into.

Movies on this site include Carnival of Souls, Drivein Massacre, and Track of the Moon Beast.

3. FrightPix

As you can tell from its name, FrightPix is a site totally dedicated to horror movies. You’ll find more modern flicks here compared to the retro items, though many of them are low-budget films.

If you want to browse by additional categories inside the overall horror genre, this site contains sub-genres such as “All Time Scares”, “Creature Feature”, and “Sexy Horror”. You’re sure to find something interesting among this catalog.

Featured films include Observance, Killbillies, and Bitten.

4. OVGuide

With tons of movies, OVGuide is a must-visit for horror fans. Although you’ll find some older movies in the mix, this site focuses on films from 2000 and newer.

Each movie contains links to other places that host it on the web; great if the featured stream goes offline. There’s something for every taste here, so you won’t have to look far for something great Get Into The Halloween Spirit With The Best Horror Films Ever Made Get Into The Halloween Spirit With The Best Horror Films Ever Made Looking for a terrifying horror film to watch this Halloween? Thanks to sites that aggregate movie reviews, we now can get the scariest ever made, without tons of searching. Read More .

You’ll find flicks like Blood Widow, Basement Jack, and Abandoned Mine here.

5. 80sHorror

True to its name, 80sHorror is the place you can find everything related to horror movies from that decade. There’s a decent collection of movies on the homepage, as well as links to movies by year you can watch on YouTube.

If you’re looking to specifically watch movies in the zombie, vampire, or evil doll sub-genres, the site includes a dedicated section for those. We’re not sure if there’s anything special about the ’80s 4 Everyday Things That Were Unbelievably Nerdy in the 80s 4 Everyday Things That Were Unbelievably Nerdy in the 80s Instant messaging, let's play videos and wearable tech were all around in the 80's – they just weren't considered cool. Read More for horror movies, so we’ll let you decide if these films are better than other decades.

Find Death Ship, Trick or Treat, Ghostkeeper, and more on this site.

6. TubiTV

TubiTV features tons of movies and TV shows, all available for free but supported by ads. The site is a pleasure to use; creating a free account lets you add movies to your queue so you can keep track of what to watch next.

The horror section contains plenty of movies to check out, though many of them are marked as Mature-rated and require a sign-in. Lots of horror movies in an attractive package, all for free, is a pretty great setup!

You can watch Cube, The Collector, and The Burrowers on TubiTV right now.

Don’t Forget YouTube!

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Where Do You Get Your Scares?

These six websites provide hundreds of horror flicks that should entertain you for hours. Whether you like your movies new or old, cheesy or serious, you don’t have to spend a dime to find some great movies online. Just don’t watch too many in a row and scare yourself silly!

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Which horror movie websites do you frequent? Let us know in the comments below if you found a new favorite movie from reading this article!

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Originally written by Sharninder on August 22, 2009

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  1. kannon
    February 8, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    Thanks for the update Ben! Can't wait to check some of these services out!

  2. ElegantButler
    May 17, 2015 at 3:16 pm

    If you like campy and fun horror movies, you can always try

  3. Hasnain
    January 7, 2015 at 4:31 am

    You can try I hope you will like as it is one the best website to watch movies online for free and this website is mobile supported too so you can watch movies on your android mobiles and on iPhone too

  4. Mahesh Charjan
    December 29, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    you can try below has a list of all movie streaming sites which will shows movies for free and can be search according to gener

  5. superman
    January 28, 2010 at 9:35 am has a great selection of Asian Horror films.

  6. Sheel
    January 11, 2010 at 8:27 am

    Last best horror movie I have seen was "Paranormal Activity". Still I am scared of going alone in dark. I am eagrly waiting for movies "Daybreakers" & "Legion". You can see the trailers on

  7. bluemontoya
    January 6, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    Also check out, they show movies and tv shows, some in HD quality.

    • Squalle
      February 12, 2017 at 7:32 am

      Just to be clear, this site is mostly pirated movies.

  8. shania
    December 12, 2009 at 12:21 pm

    this sh*** is so scary i pooop up my pants

  9. billy joel
    December 1, 2009 at 3:59 am

    found the best horror movie website ever! all free high quality horror movies! ENJOY!

  10. Joslin
    October 20, 2009 at 7:06 pm

    Check out this site - it has over 650 full horror movies and growing - one of the best out there... and you can submit movie requests and they'll add it to their catalog. The Horror Movie Tomb! Awesome Site!!!

  11. nicole
    October 12, 2009 at 6:47 am

    Love watching movies online and now I have the possiblity to stream whatever I want so I can enjoy my movies later, offline:

  12. keai
    September 10, 2009 at 6:47 pm

    MOVIESJOJO has a lot of horror movies (especially asian horror movies =)). Their videos doesn't use megavideo so you don't have the usual 72 minutes limit! You can watch as movies as you want for free =)

  13. bob
    September 1, 2009 at 2:54 am

    I am a huge fan of classic horror movies.... you can visit [LINK REMOVED] they have a great list of Horror movies

    • Victor
      November 10, 2009 at 9:36 am

      There is a JScript Virus on that website man! Thanks for the infection jerk! >(

  14. mchlbk
    August 22, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    You should check out this site too. There are no movies but the site is packed with REAL scary stuff.