Guardians of The Galaxy Director James Gunn Lists His 50 Favorite Horror Films

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If you're looking for great horror films to watch this Halloween season, James Gunn has shared a list of his 50 favorite horror films on his Facebook page. The filmmaker may be best known for writing and directing Marvel's two Guardians of the Galaxy films, but he started his career working on horror films like Dawn of the Dead (2004) and Slither (2006) and The Belko Experiment (2016), so you can consider his tastes for horror credible.

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"I should note, as usual, this is my list of FAVORITES," Gunn writes "It does not mean these are the BEST. They are simply the horror films I get the most out of personally."

There's something for everybody in this list that incudes Korean favorites like The Host and Train to Busan; horror comedies like Zombieland and Get Out; Alien movies, and more. However, I'm a bit sad that I don't see It Follows and the latest adaptation of Stephen King's IT in this list. And I hope Gunn will eventually add the newly-released Happy Death Day in this list.

Check out the full list of James Gunn's 50 favorite horror films below:

1. Jaws – Spielberg, 1975
2. Audition – Miike, 1999
3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Kaufman, 1978
4. The Host – Bong Joon-ho, 2006
5. The Thing – Carpenter, 1982
6. Green Room – Saulnier, 2016
7. The Brood – Cronenberg, 1979
8. Rosemary's Baby – Polanski, 1968
9. A Tale of Two Sisters – Kim Jee-woon, 2004
10. The Birds – Hitchcock, 1963
11. 28 Days Later – Boyle, 2003
12. Train to Busan – Sang-ho Yeon, 2016
13. House – Obayashi, 1977
14. Saw – Wan, 2004
15. Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Siegel, 1956
16. Night of the Living Dead – Romero, 1968
17. They Live – Carpenter, 1988
18. Cloverfield – Reeves, 2008
19. Cronos – Del Toro, 1993
20. Piranha 3D – Aja, 2010
21. Peeping Tom – Powell, 1960
22. The Night of the Hunter – Laughton, 1955
23. The Mist – Darabont, 2007
24. Dead Alive – Jackson, 1992
25. Shaun of the Dead – Wright, 2004
26. Funny Games – Haneke, 1997
27. Troll Hunter – Ovredal, 2011
28. Evil Dead II – Raimi, 1987
29. The Shining – Kubrick, 1980
30. The Descent – Marshall, 2005
31. Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages – Christensen, 1929
32. The Sixth Sense – Shyamalan, 1999
33. Aliens – Cameron, 1986
34. Bride of Frankenstein – Whale, 1935
35. Martin – Romero, 1977
36. Near Dark – Bigelow, 1987
37. Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein – Barton, 1948
38. Suspiria – Argento, 1977
39. Zombieland – Fleisher, 2009
40. King Kong – Shoedsack, Cooper, 1933
41. Get Out – Peele, 2017
42. Scream – Craven, 1996
43. Cemetery Man – Soavi, 1996
44. Shivers – Cronenberg, 1975
45. Carrie – DePalma, 1976
46. Basket Case – Henenlotter, 1982
47. The Blob – Russell, 1988
48. Alien – Scott, 1979
49. The Fly – Cronenberg, 1986
50. The Faculty – Rodgriquez, 1998

I'll definitely check some of these out but probably not this Halloween since I'll be busy watching the new season of Stranger Things. How many of these horror films have you seen? Which do you think is the best?

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