Halloween is well and truly upon us. 

This week people across the world will celebrate the much loved holiday with a range of activities. 

Many people will be going to pumpkin patches and taking their children trick or treating. 

Others may enjoy watching horror films. Last week we created a list of our top 5 horror picks, this week we wanted to continue in this spirit and recommend five other films you won't want to miss. 

We hope you enjoy this list, let us know if any of your favourites feature on it. 

The Evil Dead

This supernatural horror flick shocked audiences when it hit our screens back in 1981. 

Directed by Sam Raimi, the film follows five college students staying in an isolated cabin who play an audio tape that releases evil spirits. 

Over the years the film has built a strong reputation and is regarded as one of the best cult films to date. 


Creepshow is an American horror anthology film released back in the 80s by horror legend George A. Romero. 

The film consists of five short stories and pays homage to the classic comics of the 1950s. 

The Omen

This film simply needs no introduction and is one of the all-time greats of horror cinema. 

The plot follows a couple raising a young boy who unbeknownst to them is the 'Antichrist'. 

After a series of dramatic events and strange goings on the couple realise that this is true. 

Fright Night 

This film follows a teenager who discovers that his next-door neighbour Jerry Dandrige is a vampire. 

When no one believes him he recruits a famous TV star to help him expose his neighbour. 

The film became much loved by audiences and is seen as a horror classic of the 80s. 

The Lost Boys 

This supernatural horror comedy starred Keifer Sutherland and Corey Feldman. 

The film follows a group of teenage vampires. It became a major commercial success and is still remembered fondly today.