Top 10 Greatest Modern Horror Movie Endings

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These modern horror movies terrified us right to the end! The scariest horror movies chill us, thrill us, and leave us sleeping with the lights on with a brilliant finale. And that’s just what happened when we watched “Saw” (2004), “The Witch” (2015), “The Mist” (2007), “It Follows” (2015), and the other nightmare-fuel films in our list! What horror movie ending most left you afraid of the dark? Let us know in the comments!
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List rank and entries:
10) “It Follows” (2015)
9) “REC” (2007)
8) “The Mist” (2007)
7) “Drag Me to Hell” (2009)
6) “The Others” (2001)
5) “The Witch” (2015)
4) “Saw” (2004)
3, 2 & 1: ?
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Apr 8, 2019

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Vincen 2 days ago
If " The Mist" isnt first, ill dislike ..
Joshua Tortogo
Joshua Tortogo 8 days ago
Is seems like the movie REC has the same story with Quarantine. Coincidence? 🤣
Captain Drama
Captain Drama 7 days ago
Quarantine is an American remake of REC
Just_epic Inc.
Just_epic Inc. 10 days ago
Wait I thought the host of watchmojo was a disembodied voice
Danny Myers
Danny Myers 11 days ago
Hereditary ending was wicked. The Mist was the most twisted ending ever
100% Elon musk
100% Elon musk 13 days ago
It follows: Goddamn stds
Farith Falcon
Farith Falcon 13 days ago
What about "mother!" , the neon demon and the killing of a secred deer
Awesome 13 days ago
Us should be No.1
Arthur Morgan RDR2 f
Fernando Perez
Fernando Perez 13 days ago
Mkaloyui M
Mkaloyui M 14 days ago
6:30 heading into you get it?
Harshal Abhyankar
Harshal Abhyankar 14 days ago
Your voice is so cool
Tyler Woolvett
Tyler Woolvett 15 days ago
All shitty or ripped off
a stranger
a stranger 15 days ago
;-; why you bully me
iaxivers 15 days ago
What about sleepaway camp?
Captain Drama
Captain Drama 14 days ago
That movie isn’t from the 21st century…
a stranger
a stranger 15 days ago
Hell yea
Oreo Dragon
Oreo Dragon 16 days ago
Lol "It Follows" was just an awful movie😂 This one was really disappointing
Oreo Dragon
Oreo Dragon 15 days ago
@Kyle Conner lmao
a stranger
a stranger 15 days ago
Woah calm down
Kyle Conner
Kyle Conner 15 days ago
Well, thanks for clearing up the fact that you have no taste.
Offset Mack
Offset Mack 16 days ago
Freddy vs Jason? Freddy winking number one?
gabe Resendez
gabe Resendez 16 days ago
really get out? 😂😂 movie wasn’t even that good yet alone the ending smh
Eric Thornhill
Eric Thornhill 16 days ago
I'm glad house of the devil got a honurable mention .super underrated
King Buse
King Buse 16 days ago
Cabin in the woods was not great, Saw was much better than all of these
King Buse
King Buse 16 days ago
Us was a good movie, don’t get me wrong, but wasn’t it slightly overrated???
Get Low
Get Low 16 days ago
1:04 I want a girl to ride me like that
윤채은 16 days ago
The ending of "Us" made me speechless.
Vince Agbay
Vince Agbay 16 days ago
Is it "rec" i thought the title was quarantine
Kyle Conner
Kyle Conner 15 days ago
Quarantine is the American remake of "Rec", which is from Spain.
blind foldme
blind foldme 16 days ago
The others twist left my mouth wide open
Xander Pord
Xander Pord 16 days ago
Really? Us is one of the most dumb, propaganda oozing garbage in a minute
Justine Harper
Justine Harper 17 days ago
Joss Whedon is a god
ben ray
ben ray 17 days ago
Half of those movies sucked.
Andy Mckay
Andy Mckay 17 days ago
Eden Lake should be on this list. Also The Descent.
Andy Mckay
Andy Mckay 10 days ago
@MrMuttly55 Really? That's interesting. I loved the ending. It was bleak and depressing. I don't really like happy endings in horror films though lol
MrMuttly55 10 days ago
I hated the end of Eden Lake. Made me feel like I wasted my time watching it.
Boy Wonder Carrier
Boy Wonder Carrier 17 days ago
If you are reading this I hope you have a good life and everything you want to happen in your life happens and don’t give up on anything we are all amazing people
Doofy 17 days ago
The end of the mist really pissed me off.. but remember the descent when you think she got out of the cave but she’s still down that made feel feel claustrophobic
Young Colgate
Young Colgate 17 days ago
Ma had a pretty good ending
Caitlin Moffatt
Caitlin Moffatt 17 days ago
Its awesome that Cabin In the Woods gets some recognition cause it's an awesome and well written horror movie.
AL3X !S K!NG 17 days ago
Us is actually sad at the end... Totally unfair on the real one
The Ancient Lantern
I was honestly really disappointed with It Follows. It seemed like a great idea but it just didn’t seem truly scary to me; it just had a few jump scares.
Gryphon Ketchabaw
Gryphon Ketchabaw 18 days ago
The end of saw was messed up. At the beginning of saw Adam wakes up in a tub pulled the drain and the key went down. And in the end the killer told Adam that the key was in the bathtub. Then Adam got stuck in the room forever and died. But it was a good ending
Harv Takano
Harv Takano 18 days ago
why is there get out with no get out?
Michael Duran
Michael Duran 19 days ago
I would've blasted marty
Dark Ninja
Dark Ninja 19 days ago
The ending of "us" was kind of ok but the movie itself was boring and the music was disturbing like it was composed by a psychopath.
V eesel
V eesel 19 days ago
The babadook would’ve been perfect HAD IT NOT BEEN FOR THAT OBNOXIOUS ASS CHILD
Andy Mckay
Andy Mckay 10 days ago
Why does nobody like him?😂 I thought it added to the unsettling nature of the film and he got a nice arc when his Mum decided to give him attention at the end and that made his condition better.
Edraejosh Baja
Edraejosh Baja 19 days ago
Rec. Is a very good movie!
Manyamz 19 days ago
Cabin in the woods was the last entertaining "scary" movie I've seen. I really enjoyed it.
Anonymous Person
Anonymous Person 20 days ago
Half of these are early 2000s; that isn't "modern". And Hereditary's ending was just cheesy and it simplified the complexity of the movie. It made it less scary and basically just copied The Witch
jayk wrlck
jayk wrlck 20 days ago
Us is a COMEDY, really SUCKS as an Horror Movie, laughably moments, stupid story, dumbest acting, even a 10 years old kid was laughing when watching the movie, FFS is just GARBAGE, i dont understand how this kind of movies are still making and the worst of all, people gives good notes, all the hype buy them, DONT WASTE UR TIME WATCHING IT.
Max Mustermann
Max Mustermann 21 day ago
I find the ending of "The Mist" rather sad
Jayden Clake
Jayden Clake 21 day ago
Honestly why is the Mist this low
Damarlo36 22 days ago
Had no idea the movie quarantine was just a REC remake. Nice!
Likkle Biggs
Likkle Biggs 22 days ago
I knewh the mist would be on here
Elizabeth Martin
Elizabeth Martin 23 days ago
Why the hell would you put Us in the thumbnail but not even give it an honorable mention?!
Emil Simms
Emil Simms 24 days ago
So thats, what Miss. Mojo looks like... :O
Chara Cipher
Chara Cipher 24 days ago
The ending of The Mist is depressing as fuck
pancakes 24 days ago
You should’ve added house of wax
Alexander Paz
Alexander Paz 24 days ago
I love how she does it shes really good at it!!
shelley Hadley
shelley Hadley 25 days ago
I feel like the thing should’ve been on here
StazyStaz UwU
StazyStaz UwU 25 days ago
Tf? The Mist's ending was bad. He killed his own family then help came??????
Captain Drama
Captain Drama 14 days ago
@StazyStaz UwU Oh, ok. I understand now
StazyStaz UwU
StazyStaz UwU 14 days ago
@Captain Drama oh trust me I am, I just thought that it was too obvious. I saw it coming. It's fine if you liked the ending, I won't judge. Usually I like dark things
Captain Drama
Captain Drama 14 days ago
You must not be into dark and depressing endings
Henry Reinoso
Henry Reinoso 25 days ago
Bullshit Saw should be #1
Lil Draven
Lil Draven 26 days ago
*No IT remake??*
Carter Hughes
Carter Hughes 26 days ago
The Cabin in the Woods’ characters were really inconsiderate and selfishwith their final decision.
Carter Hughes
Carter Hughes 26 days ago
“Greatest” endings? Then why’d you include The Mist, goddamn it?
KR/Legos 26 days ago
#1. Saw
LegalAssassin 26 days ago
#8 Even Steven King thought that it was a better ending than his original story.
Archit Dutta
Archit Dutta 26 days ago
How is Insidious not on this list?
bigraviolees 27 days ago
It follows is complete shit, its like the bible belt made a movie to say be married and holy or else. The witch is also retarded, the real evil was men labeling women so they could kill them anything else is just vomit in the face of injustice . Woman who speaks her mind? Witch, burn her... burn that movie
md menar
md menar 28 days ago
At last i was looking at you .You are very beautiful
Unknown Knight
Unknown Knight 29 days ago
I think the 2010 Korean horror thriller ‘I Saw the Devil’ had an ending that was pretty great
Unknown Knight
Unknown Knight 16 days ago
Lenny Leonard There’s too many underrated movies that are overlooked for their American counterparts and I think it’s sad, like there’s so many good Korean movies but people like the Americanized versions
Lenny Leonard
Lenny Leonard 16 days ago
If they added Korean movies the whole list would be korean
Unknown Knight
Unknown Knight 17 days ago
Sam Nowland I agree
Sam Nowland
Sam Nowland 17 days ago
The whole thing was pretty great
Benny Cobain
Benny Cobain Month ago
Drag me to hell was trash! Let it go mojo lol. You have this movie on every horror's list, and it wasn't even scary, and more of a comedy. There are so many other flicks that had more of an impact than this lame ass movie. Dead silence, 1st paranormal activity, woman in black, insidious,,, you must be trolling smh
Nyi Zaw
Nyi Zaw Month ago
ohh hey finally got to see who's behind that voice...... BOOP!!!!! :P
Amanda Mullins
Amanda Mullins Month ago
Am I the only one who hates the ending of The Mist? I mean...if he'd only waited five minutes! >:(
StazyStaz UwU
StazyStaz UwU 14 days ago
@Amanda Mullins maybe. I agree with you. That's exactly what made me mad and I totally saw it coming.
Amanda Mullins
Amanda Mullins 14 days ago
@StazyStaz UwU Well, it's natural to want everything to come out all right for families in horror movies. I love horror movies, but The Mist's ending just made me angry, because all the dad had to do was wait. I'm not sure what "dark things" they're talking about, though? Maybe their definition of "dark" is different from ours.
Bitti YT
Bitti YT 14 days ago
Yeah I hated the ending
StazyStaz UwU
StazyStaz UwU 14 days ago
Yes thank you! Someone said I must not like dark things just because I don't like the ending. Like is that a problem?
missangelinaadams 20 days ago
Amanda Mullins Thank you! It would have been better if they’d stuck with the book ending. The movie ending was purely for shock value. When I saw it, there was an audible groan in the theater at the end. The entire audience was confused, pissed, and/or disappointed.
AgeofAeon Month ago
Us is one of the worst movies ever made. 2 out of 10. Not even as good as sharknado which was horrible.
Mi-Mi Canterbury
US was NOT good in my opinion The Rest I agree with 👍🏽
takeru91 Month ago
I hate Drag Me To Hell because the main character didn’t do anything wrong. She was just doing her job and everything was out of her control.
Abdi shakurr999
Abdi shakurr999 Month ago
Who new that : “ get out” would be nr #1 or #2
Sans Yeux
Sans Yeux Month ago
Oh my god wachmojo lady is just like her voice, beautiful :)
Mere bear
Mere bear Month ago
The mothman prophecies and the ring ending still scare me as an adult. The irony I'm actually the same age as daveigh chase( samora). Still when the little boy says." What about the people who watch it, what's going to happen to them? "
Sam Argent
Sam Argent Month ago
That sucked
Oancea Adrian
Oancea Adrian Month ago
5:34 time to get my stuff to hunt em down 😈😈😈
Sydney Bishop
Sydney Bishop Month ago
Us was a thriller, *not* a horror.
Sarfnic Productions
These spoopy tales
steph anie
steph anie Month ago
I've said it once and will say it again, Hereditary was shit!!
adriana walkes
adriana walkes Month ago
Cabin in the woods!!! For sure ... 👊
WWD Universe
WWD Universe Month ago
Um... sinister
DivaGirl10 Month ago
I think Jordan Peele needs to keep making movies
TooMuchCornNutz Month ago
Does anyone else get annoyed when she pronounces foreign names? It just bugs me lol
K G Month ago
The CABIN IN THE WOODS???? It's one of the dumbest, most ludicrous and idiotic endings to one of the most overrated movies I've ever seen.
Esoterick Soul
Esoterick Soul Month ago
Haven't finished the video yet but if US and Get out arent 1 and 2 respectively...you're wrong
Arcovon Vendetta
i love her
djmcconnell Month ago
The witch messed me up.
Rambaldichick 43
Am I the only person who didn't like It Follows. I thought it was boring and not really scary at all.
A Random Mango
A Random Mango Month ago
REC Ending Scared Me 100 Times More Than The JAWS First Death Scene. And Hereditary, That Scene Where That Thing Was Crawling On The Ceiling, That Scared Me To Death.
Isaiah Flores
Isaiah Flores Month ago
Dear rebecca from watchmojo: marry me
tyler gnosis
tyler gnosis Month ago
The majority of these movies sucked
theproindavg Month ago
I'm TS motherfukin' A, we handle shit.
Zach S
Zach S Month ago
I wish people would stop sucking Jordan peeles dick so hard hi movies are ok at best
boombapboom Month ago
So that’s what she looks like
dannielle Henry
dannielle Henry Month ago
When they revealed the honorable mentionas and i saw "Paranormal Activity" I threw my Ipad on the floor and took my earbuds out before the jumpscare could happen!!!🤣🤣🤣
dannielle Henry
dannielle Henry Month ago
@Lisa Simpson they are, but they just scare the living heck out of me!😂
Lisa Simpson
Lisa Simpson Month ago
dannielle Henry for me the jump scares are the good parts of the movie
Gary Benjamin Holt Jr.
All of these are amazing picks
topKaedence Lapinid
when i was in theathers i watched the curse of la liorna it was so scary it`s even based on a true story i even sneak mochi crunch in my moms perse but it was her idea and your not postu sneak snacks in the theathers but we did for fun this is what my face looked like 😕😕😕😕😕😕 +😁😁😁😁😁😁 i know i was scared i thought they was going to call the cops on us butt they never beacause they could `nt see us ( laughs evily )
xZerPenT Month ago
1:51 I am hearing Chris Evans laughing here
RedHoodAssassin Month ago
Anyone else laugh their ass off in Hereditary when the possessed mom kept banging her head on the ceiling? Or was that just me?
MrCrackerJacks Month ago
Next do top ten modern game ending if u haven’t already
Caius of Glantri
REC looks great here, but that female lead was so annoying that I was relieved to see her die at the end.
Re-cut Trailers by DD
Some other cool horror endings are from The Pact and The Orphanage. I also think Devil had a good ending
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