American Horror Story

The BEST seasons of American Horror Story

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a haunted hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, the apocalypse and a slasher camp.

Last Updated: 6/24/2022Network: FX
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Asylum
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8.25
2548 votes

#1 - Asylum

First Aired 10/18/2012

From Nazis and serial killers to mutants and aliens, no one is safe inside the walls of the Briarcliff Mental Institution. In a house of healing that is anything but, troubled nun Sister Jude rules with an iron fist and Dr Arden conducts strange experiments on the facility’s patients.

Murder House
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8.11
2985 votes

#2 - Murder House

First Aired 10/6/2011

When the Harmon family relocates to a stately mansion in Los Angeles, disturbing secrets start enveloping each of their lives. As they slowly learn about the mysterious and deadly history of their new house, psychiatrist Ben, Vivien and their teenage daughter Violet find themselves surrounded by all manner of menacing spirits, living and dead.

Coven
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7.41
2306 votes

#3 - Coven

First Aired 10/10/2013

The few remaining Salem descendants are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. The young witches seek refuge at Miss Robichaux's Academy in New Orleans, including new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona, a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a voodoo queen and a murderous slave owner cursed with eternal life.

Apocalypse
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7.19
763 votes

#4 - Apocalypse

First Aired 9/13/2018

Worlds collide as Murder House and Coven come together for season 8.

1984
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7.06
574 votes

#5 - 1984

First Aired 9/19/2019

In the summer of 1984, five friends escape Los Angeles to work as counselors at Camp Redwood. As they adjust to their new jobs, they quickly learn that the only thing scarier than campfire tales is the past coming to haunt them.

Hotel
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6.96
1505 votes

#6 - Hotel

First Aired 10/8/2015

Homicide detective John Lowe traces a series of grisly murders back to the stylish Hotel Cortez in Downtown Los Angeles and its infamous residents.

Roanoke
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6.83
1199 votes

#7 - Roanoke

First Aired 9/15/2016

After a disturbing incident, a young couple move into a seemingly perfect home built in the 18th century. However, the building's proximity to the site of the Lost Colony's disappearance and with horrific events happening at the house the couple start to sense something dark underneath the façade.

Freak Show
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6.60
1882 votes

#8 - Freak Show

First Aired 10/9/2014

In 1952, in the quiet, sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida, a troupe of human "curiosities" has just arrived in town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike.

Cult
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6.55
911 votes

#9 - Cult

First Aired 9/6/2017

Set just after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the seventh installment follows a community torn apart by a dangerous cult leader who uses fear as a weapon.

Double Feature
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5.28
247 votes

#10 - Double Feature

First Aired 8/26/2021

A struggling writer, his pregnant wife, and their daughter move to an isolated beach town for the winter. Once they're settled in, the town’s true residents begin to make themselves known.