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Horror films (or horror movies) were a genre of 20th centuryEarthfilm intended to frighten audiences. Many low budget films of this nature were referred to as B movies. (VOY: "Future's End")
In 2154, while planning movie night, Tucker asked T'Pol whether she was in the mood for a horror film or a musical, to which she replied that she didn't think she'd have time for either. (ENT: "Daedalus")
The Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 349) described the characteristics common to both the horror film and horror fiction genres. These genres evoked "primal features through violent and nightmarish story elements, frequently featuring supernatural antagonists."