We’ve made a list featuring the best genre movies of 2017 in the Horror, Thriller, and Sci-fi genre. So really, it’s the best among those we’ve reviewed. Check out our complete list right here!

We had no problem finding the best movies of 2017 since we’ve given a record high number of 4 and 5-star reviews this year. Also, we’ve reviewed more movies than ever: 84 reviews.

That’s one review every four days… and one person writing all reviews. No wonder we’re still behind on our “To Watch & Review”-list. Yeah, we know, it’s such a burden. Not! 😉

The best genre movies of 2017

Since we do have so many great genre movies to choose from, we’ve split them up into sub-genres. All of which we’ve just invented for the very purpose of making this list.

Get Out horror movie review - Daniel Kaluuya

The best genre movies of 2017 with 5 out of 5 stars

Best Nordic Supernatural Thriller: Thelma

Best Netflix Horror Comedy: The Babysitter

Best Christmas Horror: Better Watch Out

Best Werewolf Movie: Good Manners

Best Feel Bad Movie: It Comes at Night

Best Horror Comedy: Prevenge

Best Social Commentary Horror: Get Out

Best Sci-Fi: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Debut Thriller: Thoroughbreds

Best Short Film: Night Land

The best genre movies of 2017 with 4 out of 5 stars

Best Horror Anthology: XX

Best Aussie Horror: Killing Ground

Best Sci-Fi Fantasy: Okja

Best Vampire Movie: Aaron’s Blood

Best Low-Budget Slasher: The Ice Cream Truck

Best Genre Movies of 2017 - The Ice Cream Truck

Best Revenge Movie: The Villainess

Best Brutal Movie: Brawl in Cell Block 99

Best Crazy Movie: Mayhem

Best Dark Horror Comedy: Tragedy Girls

Best Halloween Movie: Boys in the Trees

Best Stephen King movie on Netflix: Gerald’s Game

Best Serial Killer Movie: Memoir of a Murderer

Best Clown Horror: IT – Part 1

Best Doll Horror: Annabelle: Creation

Best 90s Vibe Horror: Wish Upon

Best Space Horror: Alien: Covenant 

Best 80s Vibe Horror: Beyond the Gates

Best Survival Movie: Jungle

Best Political Thriller: The Foreigner

Best Occult Horror: A Dark Song

A Dark Song review - occult horror drama by Liam Gavin

Best Fantasy: Before I Wake

Best New Take on a Vampire Movie: The Transfiguration

Best Family Thriller: Lavender

Best Demon Horror: FirstBorn

Best Retro Horror: The Void

Best Sci-Fi Horror: Life

Best Schizo Horror: Split

Best Low-Budget Horror: Inner Demon

Best Netflix Horror: Clinical

I usually keep up-to-date with all the horror news, and make sure Heaven of Horror share the best and latest trailers for upcoming horror movies. I love all kinds of horror. My love affair started when I watched 'Poltergeist' alone around the age of 10. I slept like a baby that night and I haven't stopped watching horror movies since. The crazy slasher stuff isn't really for me, but hey, to each their own. I guess I just like to be scared and get jump scares, more than being disgusted and laughing at the grotesque. Also, Korean and Spanish horror movies made within the past 10-15 years are among my absolute favorites.
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