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The Best Animated Horror Movies

If you think of animation as strictly kid stuff, you have another think coming. Which of these animated movies is the scariest?

rank title points votes your vote
1 Dead Space: Downfall
An alien presence possesses space travelers and makes them do bad -- very bad -- things.
52 314
2 Vampire Hunter D
In a post-apocalyptic future, half-vamp, half-man D goes around slaying the fanged ones.
48 320
3 Akira
A breakthrough anime, this post-apocalyptic tale features gloom, doom, intestines -- and lots of blood.
38 322
4 Heavy Metal
This multi-part movie offers sex, sword fights and melting people. Best to wait until the kids are asleep!
37 293
5 Sleeping Beauty
Remember how much Maleficent the witch scared you when you were a kid? She's still frightening.
36 430
6 The Black Cauldron
Think medieval fantasy is silly? Stay away from the zombie-producing cauldron. Who's the geek now?
2 284
7 Watership Down
It's about bunnies, but even rabbits will do not-so-cute things to each other. Don't let the fuzziness fool you.
-12 268
8 Pinocchio
Well, Pinocchio gets swallowed by a whale, led astray by bad men and sees his friends turned into donkeys.
-49 321
9 The Fox and the Hound
Don't think this Disney flick is about baby animals: There's dog fighting and other nightmarish stuff too.
-52 318