The Best Horror Movie of 2021 So Far, According to Critics

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There's nothing like a great horror film, but the genre's gems can be few and far between. Thankfully, despite all the scary movie misses, there are standout horror films released all the time. In fact, this year has already seen several worthy entries into the canon. From spooky spoofs to psychological thrillers to classic haunted house horror, we scoured Rotten Tomatoes' list of this year's top-rated films, then focused solely on our favorite genre. Read on to discover the best horror films of 2021 so far.

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18

Spoor

Rotten Tomatoes score: 76 percent

17

The Columnist

Rotten Tomatoes score: 79 percent

16

The Night

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80 percent

15

The Power

Rotten Tomatoes score: 82 percent

14

Jakob's Wife

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84 percent

13

Bloodthirsty

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84 percent

12

Come True

Rotten Tomatoes score: 86 percent

11

Violation

Rotten Tomatoes score: 87 percent

10

The Djinn

Rotten Tomatoes score: 87 percent

9

Oxygen

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88 percent

8

I Blame Society

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89 percent

7

The Oak Room

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90 percent

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6

The Vigil

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90 percent

5

A Quiet Place Part II

Rotten Tomatoes score: 91 percent

4

The Queen of Black Magic

Rotten Tomatoes score: 91 percent

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3

Lucky

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92 percent

2

Test Pattern

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95 percent

1

Slaxx

Rotten Tomatoes score: 97 percent

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