Highest-grossing horror movies: Top 25 worldwide

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The top 25 highest-grossing horror movies of all time, worldwide, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com, as of Oct. 20, 2016.

25. Alien vs. Predator (2004)

Box office gross: $172,554,654
(Credit: 20th Century Fox)

Box office gross: $172,554,654

24. Scream (1996)

Box office gross: $173,046,663
(Credit: Dimensions Films)

Box office gross: $173,046,663

23. The Haunting (1999)

Box office gross: $177,311,151

Box office gross: $177,311,151

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22. The Grudge (2004)

Box office gross: $187,281,115
(Credit: Sony Pictures)

Box office gross: $187,281,115

21. Jaws 2 (1978)

Box office gross: $187,884,007
(Credit: Universal Pictures)

Box office gross: $187,884,007

20. Paranormal Activity (2009)

Box office gross: $193,355,800
(Credit: AP Photo/)

Box office gross: $193,355,800

19. Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

Box office gross: $207,039,844
(Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Box office gross: $207,039,844

18. Interview With the Vampire (1994)

Box office gross: $223,664,608
(Credit: Geffen Pictures)

Box office gross: $223,664,608

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16. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Box office gross: $248,639,099
(Credit: AP )

Box office gross: $248,639,099

15. The Ring (2002)

Box office gross: $249,348,933
(Credit: AP )

Box office gross: $249,348,933

14. The Village (2004)

Box office gross: $256,697,520
(Credit: AP)

Box office gross: $256,697,520

13. Annabelle (2014)

Box office gross: $256,873,813
(Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Box office gross: $256,873,813

12. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Box office gross: $272,742,922
(Credit: Orion Pictures)

Box office gross: $272,742,922

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11. What Lies Beneath (2000)

Box office gross: $291,420,351
(Credit: AP )

Box office gross: $291,420,351

10. Shutter Island (2010)

Box office gross: $294,804,195
(Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Box office gross: $294,804,195

9. Van Helsing (2004)

Box office gross: $300,257,475
(Credit: Universal Studios / Frank Ockenfels)

Box office gross: $300,257,475

8. The Conjuring (2013)

Box office gross: $318,000,141
(Credit: AP)

Box office gross: $318,000,141

7. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Box office gross: $320,170,008
(Credit: New Line Cinema / Matt Kennedy)

Box office gross: $320,170,008

6. Seven (1995)

Box office gross: $327,311,859
(Credit: New Line Cinema)

Box office gross: $327,311,859

5. Hannibal (2001)

Box office gross: $351,692,268
(Credit: MGM)

Box office gross: $351,692,268

4. Signs (2002)

Box office gross: $408,247,917
(Credit: AP )

Box office gross: $408,247,917

3. The Exorcist (1973)

Box office gross: $441,306,145
(Credit: Warner Bros.)

Box office gross: $441,306,145

2. Jaws (1975)

Box office gross: $470,653,000
(Credit: Universal Studios)

Box office gross: $470,653,000

1. The Sixth Sense (1999)

Box office gross: $672,806,292
(Credit: Spyglass Entertainment Group)

Box office gross: $672,806,292

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