25 Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now

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20. House of 1,000 Corpses

Release Year: 2003

Written By: Rob Zombie

Directed By: Rob Zombie

Starring: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon, Karen Black

Of the previous five films on this list, Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses might be the first one to classify as a hands down, honest to goodness, would-definitely-give-you-nightmares-if-you-watched-it-as-a-child horror movie. Need confirmation? Watch the trailer and get a load of its premise.

A group of teenagers driving around backwoods Texas (always a good sign in a horror movie) in search of roadside attractions happens upon the Firefly family. But soon, the teenagers became the roadside attraction as the family of serial killers tortures and murders the travelers.

Often pegged as an exploitation horror movie, since it touches on a number of genres and trends, House of 1,000 Corpses was shelved for three years before ultimately becoming a dark horse cult favorite. While not particularly appropriate for everyday viewing (unless you can stomach it), it’s perfect for your next lights-out scary movie night!