Historical / Period Horror Movies

The following horror movies are set in a historical time period (generally prior to the early 20th century).

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US)
1917 Sam Mendes 2019 10 2.5 No
Antebellum Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz 2020 2 0.5 No
Apostle Gareth Evans 2018 5 1.5 Yes
Army of Darkness – Director Cut Sam Raimi 1992 8 2.0 No
Army of Darkness – Theatrical Cut Sam Raimi 1992 9 2.0 No
Beauty and the Beast Juraj Herz 1978 2 0.5 No
Bone Tomahawk S. Craig Zahler 2015 0 0.0 No
Bram Stoker’s Dracula Francis Ford Coppola 1992 1 0.5 No
Crimson Peak Guillermo del Toro 2015 9 2.5 No
Dracula Untold Gary Shore 2014 4 1.0 No
Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil Paul Urkijo Alijo 2017 1 0.5 Yes
Interview With the Vampire Neil Jordan 1994 6 2.0 No
Kuroneko Kaneto Shindō 1968 1 0.5 No
Overlord Julius Avery 2018 12 2.5 No
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Burr Steers 2016 7 2.0 No
Ravenous Antonia Bird 1999 4 1.0 No
Sleepy Hollow Tim Burton 1999 1 0.5 No
The Awakening Nick Murphy 2011 6 3.5 No
The Devil’s Backbone Guillermo del Toro 2001 4 1.5 No
The Lighthouse Robert Eggers 2019 4 1.0 No
The Limehouse Golem Juan Carlos Medina 2016 0 0.0 No
The Little Stranger Lenny Abrahamson 2018 0 0.0 No
The Witch Robert Eggers 2015 4 1.5 Yes
The Wolfman Joe Johnston 2010 18 4.0 No
The Woman in Black James Watkins 2012 16 4.0 No
Victor Frankenstein Paul McGuigan 2015 6 1.5 No
Winchester Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig 2018 17 4.0 No