Horror Films Directed by Women – WiHM

I plan to revise this and add to it, but here’s my list so far of horror films directed by women in honor of Women in Horror Month!

This list will be by year, and if I’m really spunky I’ll link IMDB where possible. (I felt spunky and did the thing.) I haven’t seen every film listed, but I’d love to know how many you guys have seen!

The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Janie (1970)

The Velvet Vampire (1971)

The Mafu Cage (1978)

Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

A Night to Dismember (1983)

The Being (1983)

Blood Diner (1987)

Near Dark (1987)

Slumber Party Massacre 2 (1987)

Lurkers (1988)

Pet Semetary (1989)

Dance of the Damned (1989)

Slumber Party Massacre 3 (1990)

Mirror Mirror (1990)

Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

Howling 4: The Freaks (1991)

Pet Semetary Two (1992)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

Boxing Helena (1993)

I Was a Teenage Serial Killer (1993)

Blood and Donuts (1995)

The Last Supper (1995)

Organ (1996)

Office Killer (1997)

Eve’s Bayou (1997)

The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)

Ravenous (1999)

American Psycho (2000)

Trouble Every Day (2001)

Visible Secret (2001)

In My Skin (2002)

Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)

ID (2005)

Roman (2006)

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

The Countess (2009)

Family Demons (2009)

Amer (2009)

Hard Ride to Hell (2010)

Wake (2010)

Slaughtered (2010)

Silent House (2011)

Red Riding Hood (2011)

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

My Sucky Teenage Romance (2011)

American Mary (2012)

Among Friends (2012)

Kiss of the Damned (2012)

Carrie (2013)

The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears (2013)

Soulmate (2013)

The Babadook (2014)

Blood Punch (2014)

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)

Honeymoon (2014)

Blame (2014)

The Invitation (2015)

The Lure (2015)

Always Shine (2016)

Altschmerz (2016)

Prevenge (2016)

The Bad Batch (2016)

The Love Witch

Raw (2016)

Black in Red Out (2016)

The Bye Bye Man (2017)

Searching for Isabelle (2017)

Revenge (2017)

Berlin Syndrome (2017)

Prelude: A Love Story (2017)

XX (2017)

Hooker Assassin (2017)

M.F.A. (2017)

Blue My Mind (2017)

Brown Wreck-Loose (2017)

Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)

Skin Tight (2018)

Knock Knock (2018)

The Ranger (2018)

The Wind (2018)

Hair Wolf (2018)

Blood Runs Down (2018)

The Devil’s Doorway (2018)

The Nightingale (2018)

Head Count (2018)

Bird Box (2018)

Consumed (2018)

The Glass (2019)

The Lodge (2019)

Suicide by Sunlight (2019)

Knives and Skin (2019)

A Night at the Table (2019)

Body at Brighton Rock (2019)

Rabid (2019)

RONALD (2019)

The Other Lamb (2019)

Black Christmas (2019)

Saint Maud (2019 – wide release 2021)

The Turning (2020)

12 Hour Shift (2020)

Relic (2020)

She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

Candyman (2021)

Fear of Rain (2021)

I know I don’t have everything listed, so like I said – this will be an ongoing and updated list as I go along. But it’s a solid start for now! If you notice any missing, PLEASE drop me a comment!

How many films from this list have YOU watched?

-Angel

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