Horror Ladies! 20 Horror Movies Directed By Women!


Women have been making seriously scary horror movies for years, but people don't actually know their name. Here are the best movies directed by women and they will make your heart skip a beat!

1. XX (2017)

Four short horror films that are directed and written by women.

IMDb: 4,6

2. Boxing Helena (1993)

A surgeon becomes obsessed with the seductive woman he once was in an affair with. Refusing to accept that she has moved on, he amputates her limbs and holds her captive in his mansion.

IMDb: 4,6

3. Jennifer's Body (2009)


A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?

IMDb: 5,2

4. The Babadook (2014)

A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

IMDb: 6,8

5. American Mary (2012)

The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients.

IMDb: 6,3

6. Pet Sematary (1989)

After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.

IMDb: 6,6

7. Trouble Every Day (2001)

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

IMDb: 6,0

8. Ravenous (1999)

In a remote military outpost in the 19th century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.

IMDb: 7,0

9. In My Skin (2002)

A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

IMDb: 6,3

10. Office Killer (1997)

A mousy office worker accidentally kills one of her coworkers, then proceeds to bump off a few others.

IMDb: 4,9

11. Mirror Mirror (1990)

A teenage girl begins receiving black magic power through an antique mirror that drips blood, not realizing the mirror is controlled by demonic forces.

IMDb: 5,6

12. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Dream-haunting Freddy Krueger returns once again to prowl the nightmares of Springwood's last surviving teenager, and of a woman whose personal connection to Krueger may mean his doom.

IMDb: 4,9

13. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

IMDb: 7,0

14. The Countess (2009)

A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.

IMDb: 6,3

15. Among Friends (2012)

A group of friends get together for a murder mystery party, but things take a dark turn when one hijacks the evening and is out for blood.

IMDb: 4,5

16. Visible Secret (2001)

An unemployed hairdresser and a strange nurse, meet at a club and start a romance. Since meeting her, the young man encounters unexplained things which she says are spirits she can see. They run into people apparently under attack by ghosts and unexplainable deaths to the point that he wants to call off the relationship. The morbidly quirky mystery unravels as they track down details of the decades old death of a loan shark.

IMDb: 5,9

17. Raw (2016)

An innocent teenager, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.

IMDb: 7,0

18. Honeymoon (2014)

A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.

IMDb: 5,7

19. Blood Punch (2014)

A young man is lured into a dangerous love triangle that begins to take a series of shocking and grisly supernatural turns.

IMDb: 6,4

20. My Sucky Teen Romance (2011)

In this witty comedy from teen director Emily Hagins, young Kate visits a local comic convention and falls for good-hearted vampire Paul, but her friends are worried when she suddenly starts displaying eerie, undead qualities of her own.

IMDb: 5,2

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