100 best horror series

List of the best TV series in the horror genre, selected by visitors to our site: Supernatural, The Walking Dead, Stranger Things, The Witcher, Love, Death & Robots, American Horror Story, Bates Motel, Blade: The Series, The Shining, Grimm, Legacies, The Purge, The Originals, Scream, The Crimson Rivers, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Castle Rock, Preacher, What We Do in the Shadows, The Haunting of Hill House
Supernatural (2005)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.

The Walking Dead (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

The Witcher (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Poland
Duration00:60

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Love, Death & Robots (2019)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:15

Terrifying creatures, wicked surprises and dark comedy converge in this NSFW anthology of animated stories presented by Tim Miller and David Fincher.

American Horror Story (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.

Bates Motel (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

Blade: The Series (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA

Blade is a half-man, half-vampire who employs his extraordinary powers in a crusade to save mankind from the demonic creatures who walk the night. Set in Detroit, Blade investigates the vampire house of Chthon. Along the way he forms an uneasy alliance with Krista Starr, a former military veteran who becomes entrenched in the world of vampires while investigating the murder of her twin brother.

The Shining (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

The Shining is a three-part television miniseries based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. Directed by Mick Garris from King's teleplay, the series was first aired in 1997.

Grimm (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a Grimm.

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Legacies (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

The Purge (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, France
Duration00:40

Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night throws at them. As the clock winds down with their fates hanging in the balance, each character is forced to reckon with their pasts as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.

The Originals (2013)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid and a werewolf.

Scream (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:14

What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is fair game.

The Crimson Rivers (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance

Old-school police detective Pierre Niemans and his former student Camille Delaunay tackle complex, brutal murder cases.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:36

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.

Castle Rock (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.

Preacher (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy child born from an angel and a devil, Jesse gives up everything to set the world straight with its creator.

What We Do in the Shadows (2019)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

A documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of three vampires in Staten Island who have “lived” together for hundreds and hundreds of years.

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, he’s forced to face his demons — both metaphorical and literal.

Penny Dreadful (2014)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:00

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.

Damien (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:15

After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.

iZombie (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Elfen Lied (2004)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration05:50

The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this dangerous power, they have been captured and isolated in laboratories by the government. Lucy, a young and psychotic Diclonius, manages to break free of her confines and brutally murder most of the guards in the laboratory, only to get shot in the head as she makes her escape. She survives and manages to drift along to a beach, where two teenagers named Kouta and Yuka discovers her. Having lost her memories, she was named after the only thing that she can now say, "Nyuu," and the two allow her to stay at Kouta's home. However, it appears that the evil "Lucy" is not dead just yet...

Twin Peaks (1990)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration00:47

The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into the heart of the surrounding woodland and his very own soul.

The Langoliers (1995)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:00

A jet leaves on a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston. But early in the flight, ten passengers awaken to a startling realization: All of the other passengers have vanished.

Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:03

What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

Nancy Drew (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42

Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.

Scream Queens (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:04

The super-charged comedy-horror series is a modern take on the classic whodunit with a killer cast. 




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