In 2012, the horror movie, V/H/S slotted it’s way into cinemas. The found footage anthology film, composed of a collection of horror shorts, was designed to scare audiences witless.

Shortly after its release, V/H/S developed a loyal fan base and this in turn led to a series of V/H/S sequels and spin-offs. But how many V/H/S movies are there and what is the order of the movies?

For all the details and more, read on!


The V/H/S movies in order

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To date, there are five V/H/S movies. The films in the V/H/S horror movie collection were released in this order:

  • V/H/S (2012)
  • V/H/S 2 (2013)
  • V/H/S Viral (2014)
  • SiREN (2016)
  • V/H/S 94 (2021)

Are all of the V/H/S movies part of the same series?

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The V/H/S movies break down as follows:

  • The first three V/H/S movies – i.e. V/H/S, V/H/S 2, and V/H/S Viral – are part of the same series, and effectively follow on from each other.
  • SiREN is a spin-off movie. It is based on the short, Amateur Night which appeared in 2012’s V/H/S.
  • V/H/S 94 is a reboot of the movie series.

Who are the cast of the V/H/S movies?

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Notable cast members in the V/H/S film series include: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Joe Swanberg, Lawrence Michael Levine, Patrick Lawrie, Justin Welborn, Chase Williamson and Hannah Fierman.

Are all the movies the work of the same director?

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Due to the nature of the series, the majority of the V/H/S films have multiple directors.

The segments of V/H/S were directed by Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, and the team of Radio Silence.

The segments of V/H/S 2 were directed by Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sànchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, and Jason Eisener.

The segments of V/H/S Viral were directed by Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Nacho Vigalondo, Justin Benson, Aaron Scott Moorhead and Todd Lincoln.

Gregg Bishop directed SiREN.


What is the best V/H/S movie?

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According to IMDb, the V/H/S films are ranked as follows:

  • V/H/S 2 (2013) – 6/10
  • V/H/S (2012) – 5.8/10
  • SiREN (2016) – 5.3/10
  • V/H/S Viral (2014) – 4.2/10
  • V/H/S 94 (2021) – Not yet rated

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