According to IMDb.com, the top 10 horror movies of 2015 in descending order are "The Gallows," "Knock Knock," "Extinction," "The Final Girls" and "Amnesiac." The list continues with "Crimson Peak," "The Visit," "Sinister 2," "Victor Frankenstein" and "The Witch." IMDb's list ranks the movies based on popularity.
"SInister 2" ranks third on the list and was released on August 21, 2015 in the United States. The sequel to 2012 horror film "Sinister," "Sinister 2" tells the story of a young mother and her twin boys. The family moves into a rural farmhouse that is possessed by ghosts and an entity called Bughuul. A local deputy tries to warn the family of the house's past, but the family is unable to avoid the curse.
The number one movie on IMDb's list is "The Witch." The film takes place in 17th century New England, where a family's infant son disappears and their daughter faces accusations of witchcraft. Under these accusations, the family begins to crumble beneath an unknown dark presence. The film, directed by Robert Eggers, won the Directing Award in the U.S. Dramatic Category at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015. "The Witch" is scheduled to release in theaters in 2016.