Top 5 highest-grossing horror movies of all time

Stephen King’s IT is being so successful right now and arguably the best movie of 2017 (so far). It has drawn attention back to the horror genre which is good news for us hardcore horror fans. So, with the success this movie is having, I turned to Box Office Mojo for its international box office data on the highest-grossing horror movies for a top five list. With that being said, let’s get to it!


Number 5. Surprise, Surprise. We were just talking about it!

“IT” (2017) with $404.3 million

5. "It" (2017) — $404.3 million


Number 4. Such a great movie that scared me as a kid, but I loved it.

“Signs” (2002) with $408.2 million.

4. "Signs" (2002) — $408.2 million


Number 3. The classic that literally everyone knows and loves

“The Exorcist” (1973) with $441.3 million

3. "The Exorcist" (1973) — $441.3 million


Number 2 is gonna need a bigger boat, for all this money!

“Jaws” (1975) with $407.6 million

2. "Jaws" (1975) — $470.6 million


Number 1 can see dead people, but could you see the success you were going to have with the movie?

“The Sixth Sense” (1999) with an incredible $662.8 million

1. "The Sixth Sense" (1999) — $672.8 million




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