Their creative visions unsettle, shock and haunt us—then leave us begging for more. Meet some of the biggest horror-film directors in Hollywood; the ones who not only sent chills down our spines and thrilled us with their suspenseful work, but who also made films so good, it became fun to be a little afraid.
Featured Eerie FIlmmakers
M. Night Shyamalan
Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter / 1970 -
M. Night Shyamalan is a filmmaker and screenwriter known for focusing on supernatural plots. He is best known for directing The Sixth Sense, which was released in 1999 to wide acclaim, including six Academy Award nominations.
Director, Producer, Television Personality, Screenwriter / 1899 - 1980
Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock was nicknamed the "Master of Suspense" for employing a kind of psychological suspense in his films, producing a distinct viewer experience.