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1. The Sixth Sense Released: 1999 Box office (Credit: Spyglass Entertainment Group)

1. The Sixth Sense
Released: 1999
Box office gross: $672,806,292

Highest-grossing horror movies: Top 25 worldwide

The top 25 highest-grossing horror movies of all time, worldwide. From BoxOfficeMojo.com, as of Oct. 20, 2015.

25. Saw III (2006)

Box office gross: $164,874,275
(Credit: AP)

Box office gross: $164,874,275

24. Scream 2 (1997)

Box office gross: $172,363,301

Box office gross: $172,363,301

23. Alien vs. Predator (2004)

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

Box office gross: $172,554,654

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22. Scream (1996)

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

Box office gross: $173,046,663

21. The Haunting (1999)

Box office gross: $177,311,151

Box office gross: $177,311,151

20. The Grudge (2004)

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

Box office gross: $187,281,115

19. Jaws 2 (1978)

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

Box office gross: $187,884,007

18. Paranormal Activity (2009); 17. Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

Paranormal Activity box office gross: $193,355,800;
(Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Paranormal Activity box office gross: $193,355,800; "Paranormal Activity 3" box office gross: $207,039,884

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16. Interview With the Vampire (1994)

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

Box office gross: $223,664,608

15. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

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

Box office gross: $248,639,099

14. The Ring (2002)

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

Box office gross: $249,348,933

13. The Village (2004)

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

Box office gross: $256,697,520

12. Annabelle (2014)

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

Box office gross: $256,873,813

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11. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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

Box office gross: $272,742,922

10. What Lies Beneath (2000)

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

Box office gross: $291,420,351

9. Shutter Island (2010)

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

Box office gross: $294,804,195

8. Van Helsing (2004)

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

Box office gross: $300,257,475

7. The Conjuring (2013)

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

Box office gross: $318,000,141

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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

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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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