Everyone enjoys a fright – except that old lady you jumped out on who keeled over with a mild heart attack and then sued you – and the Entertainment Industry has long known this. Horror movies have always been popular. From Bela Lugosi to Kate Beckinsdale, we are entranced by actors who scare us. To be fair, Kate Beckinsdale would have trouble scaring any man, unless she threatened never to wear lingerie again. That said, horror movies will remain part of popular culture for a very long time. It’s in our DNA to enjoy them. Here is a list of some of the most popular of recent times.