The best horror movie endings of the 20th century
People love being scared, so it should come as no surprise that horror is one of the oldest genres in cinematic history. George Melies got the ball rolling with his 1896 short The Haunted Castle, and the genre has been going strong ever since.
In over 120 years of horror, filmmakers have given us some truly shocking endings—finales that have given moviegoers nightmares and sent audiences shrieking from theaters. We've already looked at some of the best endings of this century, so now it's time to wind back the clock and check out some classics. That's right—we're looking at the best horror movie endings of the 20th century, an era full of haunted hotels, shapeshifting aliens, and horrible human sacrifices.