Low Budget Horror Movies

The table below shows the low budget horror/thriller movies in our database (an inflation adjusted budget of less than $2 million).

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US)
30 Miles from Nowhere Caitlin Koller 2018 5 1.5 No
31 Rob Zombie 2016 8 2.5 No
8213: Gacy House Anthony Fankhauser 2010 2 0.5 No
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Ana Lily Amirpour 2014 0 0.0 No
Absentia Mike Flanagan 2011 8 2.0 No
All Hallows’ Eve Damien Leone 2013 13 3.0 No
Aquaslash Renaud Gauthier 2019 0 0.0 No
Backcountry Adam MacDonald 2014 4 0.5 Yes
Banshee Chapter Blair Erickson 2013 22 5.0 No
Berlin Syndrome Cate Shortland 2017 1 0.5 No
Black Christmas Sophia Takal 2019 8 2.5 No
Black Wake Jeremiah Kipp 2018 2 0.5 No
Bubba Ho-Tep Don Cascarelli 2002 9 0.5 No
Butterfly Kisses Erik Kristopher Myers 2018 2 1.0 No
Cell Tod Williams 2016 5 2.0 No
Chernobyl Diaries Bradley Parker 2012 16 3.5 Yes
Child Eater Erlingur Óttar Thoroddsen 2016 8 2.0 No
Children of Sorrow Jourdan McClure 2012 2 0.5 No
Clown Jon Watts 2014 11 3.0 No
Coming Soon Sophon Sakdaphisit 2008 11 3.0 No
Creep Patrick Kack-Brice 2014 10 3.0 Yes
Creep Christopher Smith 2004 9 3.0 No
Creep 2 Patrick Brice 2017 6 2.0 Yes
Cube Vincenzo Natali 1997 1 0.5 No
Cyberbully Ben Chanan 2015 1 1.0 No
Dark Was The Night Jack Heller 2014 16 3.0 No
Dead End Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa 2003 9 2.5 No
Death of a Vlogger Graham Hughes 2019 14 4.0 No
Deathgasm Jason Lei Howden 2015 7 2.0 No
Deep Dark Michael Medaglia 2015 2 1.0 No
Dementia Mike Testin 2015 0 0.0 No
Devil in the Dark Tim Brown 2017 2 0.5 No
Devil’s Pass Renny Harlin 2013 10 2.5 No
Digging Up the Marrow Adam Green 2014 5 2.5 No
Dreamkatcher Kerry Harris 2020 4 1.5 No
Emelie Michael Thelin 2015 3 0.5 Yes
Fantasy Island Jeff Wadlow 2020 13 2.5 No
Fear Clinic Robert Hall 2014 13 3.0 No
Forbidden Siren Yukihiko Tsutsumi 2006 5 1.0 No
Halloween John Carpenter 1978 13 2.5 No
Haunt Scott Beck & Bryan Woods 2019 16 4.0 No
Here Alone Rod Blackhurst 2016 2 0.5 Yes
Host Rob Savage 2020 23 4.0 No
Hotel Inferno Giulio De Santi 2013 3 1.0 No
Hotel Inferno 2: The Cathedral of Pain Giulio De Santi, Tiziana Machella 2017 5 1.5 No
Hounds of Love Ben Young 2016 0 0.0 No
Hush Mike Flanagan 2016 7 2.5 Yes
I Am Not a Serial Killer Billy O’Brien 2016 3 1.0 No
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House Oz Perkins 2016 4 0.5 Yes
Kill List Ben Wheatley 2011 1 0.5 No
Koko-di Koko-da Johannes Nyholm 2020 0 0.0 No
Kolobos Daniel Liatowitsch, David Todd Ocvirk 1999 4 1.0 No
Lake Mungo Joel Anderson 2008 1 0.5 No
Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver David Hunt 2013 14 3.5 No
Lost Creek Colin Adams-Toomey 2016 2 0.5 No
Malevolent Olaf de Fleur Johannesson 2018 8 3.0 Yes
Megan Is Missing Michael Goi 2011 1 0.5 No
Occult Angel Andy Roberts 2018 3 1.0 No
Paranormal Activity Oren Peli 2007 10 3.5 No
Phoenix Forgotten Justin Barber 2017 0 0.0 No
Resolution Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead 2012 2 0.5 No
Restoration Zack Ward 2016 10 3.0 No
Ringu: Kanzenban Chisui Takigawa 1995 2 0.5 No
Saw James Wan 2004 5 2.0 No
Sequence Break Graham Skipper 2017 3 0.5 No
Shadow People Matthew Arnold 2013 10 2.5 No
Skinwalker Ranch Devin McGinn 2013 5 1.5 No
Splinter Toby Wilkins 2008 10 3.0 No
Stake Land Jim Mickle 2010 1 0.5 No
Starry Eyes Kevin Kolsch, Dennis Widmyer 2014 9 2.0 No
Terrifier Damien Leone 2017 18 3.5 Yes
The Abandoned Eytan Rockaway 2015 21 3.5 No
The Atticus Institute Chris Sparling 2015 13 3.5 No
The Babadook Jennifer Kent 2014 11 3.0 No
The Barrens Darren Lynn Bousman 2012 5 1.0 No
The Blair Witch Project Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sánchez 1999 0 0.0 No
The Boy Craig Macneill 2015 1 0.5 No
The Cropsey Incident Julian Grant 2017 0 0.0 No
The Den Zachary Donohue 2013 14 4.0 No
The Devil Inside William Brent Bell 2012 8 2.5 No
The Echo Yam Laranas 2004 7 1.5 No
The Endless Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead 2017 7 2.5 No
The Evil Dead Sam Raimi 1981 22 4.0 No
The Eyes of My Mother Nicolas Pesce 2016 0 0.0 Yes
The Gallows Travis Cluff & Chris Lofing 2015 21 4.0 No
The Gracefield Incident Mathieu Ratthe 2017 10 2.5 No
The Hallow Corin Hardy 2015 18 3.5 No
The Heretics Chad Archibald 2017 4 1.5 Yes
The House of the Devil Ti West 2009 4 1.0 No
The House on Pine Street Aaron Keeling, Austin Keeling 2015 5 1.0 No
The Innkeepers Ti West 2011 9 2.0 No
The Invisible Man Leigh Whannell 2020 6 3.0 No
The Invitation Karyn Kusama 2015 5 1.0 Yes
The Last Broadcast Stefan Avalos, Lance Weiler 1998 1 0.5 No
The Lodge Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz 2020 4 1.5 No
The Love Witch Anna Biller 2016 0 0.0 No
The McPherson Tape Dean Alioto 1989 0 0.0 No
The Neighbor Marcus Dunstan 2016 3 1.0 No
The Nightmare Gallery Gene Blalock 2019 2 0.5 No
The Pact Nicholas McCarthy 2012 12 3.0 No
The Possession of Michael King David Jung 2014 20 4.0 No
The Poughkeepsie Tapes John Erick Dowdle 2007 4 1.0 No
The Pyramid Grégory Levasseur 2014 14 4.0 Yes
The Quiet Ones John Pogue 2014 23 4.0 No
The Sand Isaac Gabaeff 2015 0 0.0 No
The Stalker John Giorgio 2020 0 0.0 No
The Taking of Deborah Logan Adam Robitel 2014 19 3.5 No
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Alfonso Gomez-Rejon 2014 8 3.0 No
The Tunnel Carlo Ledesma 2011 6 2.5 No
The Vast of Night Andrew Patterson 2020 0 0.0 No
The Void Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski 2016 8 2.0 Yes
They Look Like People Perry Blackshear 2015 2 0.5 No
Under the Shadow Babak Anvari 2016 9 3.5 Yes
Unfriended Leo Gabriadze 2014 5 3.0 No
Vacancy 2: First Cut Eric Bross 2008 5 1.0 No
Vacancy 3: Terror Trap Dan Garcia 2010 1 0.5 No
Visions Kevin Greutert 2015 10 3.5 No
Watch If You Dare Jill Gevargizian, Andy Stewart, Christopher G. Moore 2018 0 0.0 No
We Are Still Here Ted Geoghegan 2015 12 3.0 No
What the Waters Left Behind Luciano Onetti, Nicolás Onetti 2017 5 1.0 No
Wolf Creek Greg McLean 2005 0 0.0 No
X – He’s Always Watching AJ Meadows 2013 9 3.0 No