Gallery of Horrors
German expressionist silents and monster favorites from Universal Pictures were among the first wave of horror films that laid the ground rules for ways to terrify an audience.
The release of "Night of the Living Dead" and "Rosemary’s Baby" in 1968 ushered in a bold new age of contemporary horror, with the genre continuing to challenge and revitalize itself through the 1980s.
Although horror films have appealed to audiences around the world since the silent era, they truly came into their own as a worldwide, groundbreaking phenomenon in the 1990s. Here's a sampling of titles from every corner of the globe from the past 20 years.