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Horror is a very polarizing genre. Many recoil at the mere thought of a fright fest while others are die-hard followers. But like watching A Christmas Story around the holidays, we say 'tis the season!

Our list includes Academy-recognized pictures and straight-up slashers, psychological thrillers to supernatural possession and everything in between. But one thing is for sure, all are guaranteed to inspire nightmares.

Read on for a list of the most frightening films ever made, ranked from scary to straight terrifying. A horror buff? See if you agree with this number one pick.