The Best Modern Horror Musical Scores, Ranked

A horror film without a good musical score is like a sports car without an engine; it just won’t run. Though a musical score is important through the various genres of filmmaking, it’s essential in horror. Without atmospheric tension, the visuals will not have the same impact. Some of them have worked better without the sound landscape, but the majority of horror just needs its score.

​ When it comes to horror, the musical score makes or breaks the film. Here are modern scores that have elevated their films to the next level.