Blair Witch Project -> very scary Nightmare on Elm Street -> very scary Friday 13th -> classical The Ring -> classical Shawn of the dead -> funny Shining -> very scary It -> very scary Final Destination -> funny the Excorcist -> ...
I'd clarify one entry from above: Carnival of Souls the original version, not the recent remake. You probably already saw The Sixth Sense, yes? If not, catch it! The Others with Nicole Kidman, which you can watch at least twice and see a totally different movie each time. Take Shelter is a very recent and very intense psychological horror film, headed by a top-notch cast. Cronos is the most original vampire film I ever saw, but find Vampyr if you can! It's an amazing vampire movie from the end of the silent era. When you remember when it was made, some of the effects are astonishing (like a ballroom full of dancing shadows...). Les Revenants (aka They Came Back) is a French film about zombies, but it's very original and somber, with zombies who can walk and talk, and don't seem interested in eating anyone....as far as anyone can tell. But why do they wander off when you aren't looking? Where do they go?
No biggie. You have excellent taste in movies, and I didn't want you saddled with blame for the remake. The original is a remarkable movie, made for only a few grand, and by a guy who only made industrial training films before that. His story is almost as cool as the movie, heh!
Dawn of the Dead Day of the Dead Dead Alive (A.K.A Braindead) Night of the Creeps Dead End Hatchet Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon The Last Man on Earth The People Under the Stairs The Serpent and the Rainbow The Innocents Eyes Without a Face Maniac (1980's one) House of Wax (Vincent Price one) Creepshow Ginger Snaps An American Werewolf in London Dog Soldiers Fright Night (80s one) Trick R Treat Dance of the Dead Carnival of Souls Night of the Living Dead Children of the Corn Pet Semetary The Shining The Orphanage Puppet Master Session 9 Tourist Trap The Fog (the John Carpenter One) Seven Identity The Return of the Living Dead Carrie Misery The Funhouse The Howling
I'll stop there. Hopefully, there are some here you haven't seen and will like.