George Mellies created the first horror movie ever, using skeletons, ghosts, and bats
Filmmakers created supernatural themed movies such as Frankenstein.
Many classics where created such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and The Mummy.
Horror was declared the name for the genre.
Filmmakers started to make antagonists less supernatural in nature such as Godzilla.
Americans started to enjoy slasher movies that included gore and blood. The Night Of the Living Dead was created during this time.
People started to watch movies that included haunted houses and possessions such as The Exorcist and The Omen.
People started to watch movies where the antagonists would kill children such as Friday the 13th and The Nightmare on Elm Street.
People started to enjoy watching movies that included zombies such as Dawn of the Dead and Zombieland.
We have a mixture of every type of horror movie and have many reboots of older horror movies.