Monday, October 21, 2013

My Favorite Scary Movies...

With Halloween fast approaching, I thought it would be fitting to list my 5 favorite scary movies of all-time!


Poltergeist
Two words: “They’re Heeeeeere…”


The Amityville Horror
When I first saw this as a little boy, I couldn't sleep for a week! 


The Grudge
This is, without a doubt, the scariest contemporary movie in my humble opinion.



The Shining
Watching Jack Nicholson’s slow decent into madness makes this the most well-acted, and well-directed, scary movie that I’ve ever seen.


Halloween
This has to be #1 on my list. From the musical score (which is the creepiest of all-time in my opinion), to the brooding/gloomy atmosphere of the town that it takes place in, Halloween is an all-time classic.

What’s your favorite scary movie(s)?

178 comments:

  1. I am a big baby. I haven't seen any of those movies!
    I did, however, go to see Alien when it first came out -- on my first date with a boy. That was scary for two reasons!

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  2. Good morning!!
    The Shining is a masterpiece! I do enjoy a slasher movie every now and then. It's their predictability that makes them more stressful. Do you watch American Horror Story? That's pretty scary too.
    Have a happy week!

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  3. Hi Keith!
    I don't like scary movies, so don't watch them. When I was a child I saw a very old black and white film staring Peter Lorrie. It was about a hand that could play the piano, and I also could not sleep for weeks after. As I have never seen it since, it is probably rather tame by todays standards.

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  4. I've seen all of them - of course!
    Also like The Ring and The Thing. It's really difficult to do a good horror film. Especially scary.
    I'd also add my very favorite, Evil Dead II, although it's more comedic than anything else. Same with Cabin in the Woods.

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  5. OK Keith now you frightened me this early morning everyone of these scared me but I have to say Jack Nicholas and his eyes scared me the most. B

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  6. Love your picks but I've never seen The Grudge. May have to schedule a time to watch that this season. The Blair Witch Project still freaks me out and I gotta plug The Conjuring filmed right here in Wilmington, North Cackalacky!

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  7. Wow, Interesting post!! I like the horror movies, RAAJ (Bollywood Horror movie). it's amazing..

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  8. I don't do scary movies. There's always going to be a night when I'm on my own and they will come back to haunt me. Brrrrrr

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  9. The Shining scared me to death, but I've seen it probably a hundred times.

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  10. I can't watch horror movies, but I have seen The Shining. What a classic!

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  11. OOOOOOOOH, I am scared enough, to see the news on tv, that is scary, I don't and see it on films, yuk.

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  12. Halloween (Jamie Lee Curtis version), Nightmare on Elm Street numbers 1 & 3 (the rest are crap!), Poltergeist (I haven't liked a CLOWN since) ... and my number one all time fave horror flick ... Killer Clowns From Outer Space!!!!! (Still don't like clowns though! LOL!!!!)

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  13. Although scarey movies aren't my favourite genre - The Shining has to top the list. As a teenager I went to see The Exorcist and I had nightmares for weeks afterwards - it kinda put me off scarey movies.

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  14. ONE AND ONE ONLY ; THE EXORCIST the theme Turbulent Bells frightens me still...

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  15. I'm not a big fan of scary movies myself really. I can't remember the last one I actually watched.

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  16. I have been trying to watch Scary Movies all month. So far, I've only managed to watch Insidious....man, THAT was scary. I haven't been really scared by a movie in a long time. Also knocked out American Horror Story.

    I want to re-watch The Exorcist...I know I've seen most of it when I was younger but I can't remember it. Hellraiser is also on the list.

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  17. Jack Torrance: Hi, Lloyd. Little slow tonight, isn't it? HAHAHAHA!
    The Shining, of course!

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  18. I have a favorite halloween movies list scheduled for next week I believe! :) Halloween is my #1 favorite as well :)

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  19. Audition ( the Japanese movie)
    Terrifying......
    And no I was not watching the walking dead....... Did that the night before.......
    Glued to the box without a smutty bulldog on my lap

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  20. Halloween is a great one, never liked the grudge, seen them all though. I don't really find scary movies scary though

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  21. Oh, that would be Psycho and The Exorcist for sure

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  22. Oooh I remember Poltergeist being so scary when i was a kid. And the kid with white blond hair and the mirror....

    I haven't seen most of the other ones though. To be honest, I haven't watched any horror movies in many many years. Except The Walking Dead which is not a movie, but that is horror to me!

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  23. So, I'm new around here, but I like what I see...hence the follow! My favorites are the Exocist, Blair Witch Project (it has sentimental meaning) and Carrie. If you get bored, swing over to my place and check out my corner of the interwebs at: http://skipthesugarcoat.blogspot.com.

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  24. Oh, I love The Shining! I could watch that one again and again. ☺

    Thanks for your kind comment while I was away. I'm so happy to be back now!

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  25. I don't like horror movies, I have a hard enough time to get a good sleep. I have seen a few but wish I hadn't.
    JB

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  26. I haven't seen The Grudge... That came out after I swore off scary movies forever. Tops on my list is Poltergeist and that darn clown under the bed, lol. And Halloween, OMG, my cousin and I were babysitting and watching this movie when we heard rattling in the kitchen. It was the toddler, having gotten out of bed and gotten into the silverware drawer. I'm not sure we ever took another babysitting job!

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  27. I like my scary movies with a side of comedy. House 2 is at the top, along with Army of Darkness and Lost Boys.

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  28. I'm terrified of scary movies. I refuse to see most but I've seen and love The Shining. I've also seen The Grudge and screamed/pooped myself during most of it. I love the old scary movies from the 80's that are more funny than scary (Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th)

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  29. I've never seen any of those movies -

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  30. No scary movies for me, but glad you enjoy!

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  31. I like the creepy and bizzare 1927 silent film entitled "The Unknown" starring Lon Chaney and (believe it or not) a very young Joan Crawford.
    I also really like the 1937 film"Night Must Fall".

    T
    "The Shining" is good and very atmospheric.

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  32. I have a big problem watching scary movies--I get too scared!! :-) I don't think I've seen any of these, though I read the Amityville book. I was terrified watching Gravity this weekend, if you can believe--the idea of being lost in space freaks me out.

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  33. actually, i tried to avoid horror movies. especially the asian one. haha. but talk about scarry. the ring in japaness version. dang it. and thailand horror movies. japaness and thais know exactly how to scare us

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  34. Ah, Keith. I am not one for scary movies, so I've actually never seen one!

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  35. oh i def like the shining...i am more for subtle, realistic horror where the suspension of disbelief is thin...and freak you out in real life...ha

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  36. The Shining is my all time favorite. Scared me to pieces, but I love that movie.

    Have a fabulous day. ☺

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  37. I haven't seen any of them because I am a big C-H-I-C-K-E-N but my husband loves The Shining (and no, I won't watch it with him). ;)

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  38. Oh man! Poltergeist. Amityville, The Shining and Halloween are definitely at the top of my list!!!

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  39. haha you're brave! i can't watch scary movies..such a baby.
    xo

    the well-traveled wife

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  40. I've seen most all of these in my youth, but I no longer watch scary movies. I remember well going to the movies to see the Shining and I remember the ads with the elevators opening up with blood pouring out. The ads were scary enough!

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  41. My favourite is Alien. The scary parts are the people's reactions rther than the monster itself.

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  42. I can't watch scary movies. I even hate the previews that pop up randomly on tv! I'll wake up in the middle of the night and be sure something is going to grab me if my feet are sticking out of the covers. haha. I'm a huge baby!

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  43. Gosh, Keith, I don't watch scary movies! Calibos from the 1981 Clash of the Titans scared me when I was a kid--does that count? :)

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  44. When I've seen Alien I scared and went out as fast as I could. It was my first and last scary movie.

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  45. Shinning is pretty good!! I remember watching Poltergeist when I was kid, and to this day I cannot make myself watch it again :-).

    My favorite has to be The Rite - Anthony Hopkins rocks!

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  46. I like Shutter and The Ring as well. They have a flood of dumb shows on right now but fortunately I own my favorite classic horror films.

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  47. I dislike scary movies SO much. Never saw The Shining, but I read the book and it was great. I saw Darkness Falls in theatres with a friend and ended up in her lap. The thought of The Tooth Fairy still keeps me huddled in the corner in fear. Blech.

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  48. I've not seen any of these either! What is all this saying about your readers?! haha
    When I was much younger I once saw something about a young lad and a big moth. It wasn't particularly scary though - however, I do remember being distinctly miffed that the boy's pretty girlfriend had a criminally small amount of screen time. The big moth got burned up in a big fire at the end (in case any were wondering).

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  49. I honestly can't watch too many scary movies because I tend to freak out when I'm alone! But for some reason, I love anything zombie related. I really liked Dawn of the Dead!

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  50. I'm already feeling scared! I remember Jack Nicholson from One Flew over the Cuckoo's nest....he had that expression....eeps

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  51. The original halloween is one of mine. Check out the original Wicker Man (avoid the remake), though I wouldn't consider it too scary.

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    1. Oh and the Japanese movie Battle Royale. It's like Hunger Games (the author was accused of "borrowing" concepts from Royale) but doesn't hold back.

      It's actually on Netflix Instant as well as the sequel. Except the sequel wasn't based on a novel and it's one of the worst films I've ever seen.

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  52. I used to really like scare factor in movies when I was younger, but not so much anymore. I do like suspense still, but not gore. The Shining is one I remember from my childhood--who can forget Jack Nicholson in that! I saw The Grudge 2 and people laughed when I said it scared me --ha :) ...haven't seen the first one though. The Woman in Black is one I saw more recently that gave me shivers!

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  53. I saw The Amityville as a child and it gave me nightmares. I no longer want to watch horror movies because I always recall vividly the scary parts especially when I am about to fall asleep. My sister enjoys watching them, though. :-)

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  54. I've not seen any of these Keith. Never wanted too. *Shudder. I have watched some scary movies, or at least for me they were scary like Predator, Aliens with Signourny where she's fighting those stupid things that popped out and made me go eeek.

    My son says Insidious was one of the scariest he's seen.

    Sia McKye Over Coffee

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  55. Oh OH! The Shining! Good one! And the older Halloween Movies with Jamie Lee Curtis. And also the HBO show - Tales of the crypt.

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  56. The Shining was great. Those moving bushes out in front of the hotel really freaked my husband out for some reason lol. I used to love horror movies, but don't get into them so much anymore. They are just too predictable I suppose. We did watch Texas Chainsaw Massacre a few weeks ago though. It was decent, but not knock your socks off scary.

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  57. I don't really like scary movies anymore. You see...as I get older, just life itself is scary enough, ha ha!! I did watch The Shining when it first came out and it was good. I read the book too. Stephen King has a new book out, I think it is called Dr.Sleep. and it it part two of the Shining, it is about the little boy. Have you been watching The Dome on T.V.? That is scary and good!!! Well, back to your question. My favorite scary book is The Stand by Stephen king

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  58. Gosh, you had asked about favorite movie, NOT book!! So mine was the original Psycho, and Jaws!!

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  59. Can't do any of these..way too scary. Still think about Exorcist and i watched in 35 years ago

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  60. Oooooh....I love all the oldies too! I have to add Pet Cemetery, Children of the Corn, and IT. Also, The Exorcism of Emily Rose terrified both my husband and I. I LOVE scary movies. Me and my grandma used to watch them together all the time. I liked hanging out with her more than my friends. We would eat munchies all night and scare ourselves - such wonderful memories! Great picks, Keith!

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  61. Never liked scary movies much, so I guess some of Hitchcock's films like The Birds would have to be my favorite.

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  62. Those are pretty much my favorites too. When I say "favorite horror movies", this means, I will never watch them again. They scare the crap outta me.

    xoRobyn

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  63. Can you believe I've only seen The Shining from this list? :-)
    I've found The Descent pretty scary check it out if you haven't seen it yet...
    Also White Noise with Dennis Quaid...

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  64. Great scary movies. One of my scariest was Christine. Especially the ending. I still remember sitting in the theater watching it and being scared out of my mind and munching popcorn as fast as I could, as if that would keep the bogeyman away.

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  65. I get scared just looking at these pictures, I will NOT go to anything of the sort, I GET TOO SCARED and can't shake it for months. SO, no scary anything for me.

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  66. As a kid, I loved scary movies but somehow not so much as an adult. think Psycho and Omen cured me.

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  67. I liked all these too especially Halloween :-)

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  68. You are a brave man...I am afraid of scary movies but if I had to choose a favorite it would have to be the shining and alfred hitchcock's crows : )

    happy halloween

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  69. Hard to pick one, but I love Hitchcock's The Birds, The Omen and its sequels and, of course, Stephen King!

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  70. I don't have one. Don't care for the genre.

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  71. Cape Fear, the remake of the 1990s? The Exorcist is very high on the list.

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  72. I have seen all of those! Such great and classic Halloween movie picks! I have to say I think Amityville is my favorite scary movie!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com/

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  73. I am really not a fan of scary movies. If pressed to tell my scariest movie, it would be Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" I think. I am sure there are many more that are scarier, but I don't choose to go to them. I would rather laugh!! Smiles.

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  74. Hitchcock is as frightening as I go; I'm very particular of what I read or watch and there's not enough time left in my life to waste.

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  75. The Shining is a brilliant film! And The Birds, by Hitchcock.

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  76. I like the Final Destination movies but I never miss the first Halloween.

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  77. I like The Shining! I really like the first few Saw movies and 7 to.

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  78. THE THIRTEEN GHOSTS, THE SHINING, THE UNINVITED, SHUTTER

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  79. Keith,

    I avoid all films scary. Life is horrific enough at times, without seeking more. I aim for comfortable escapism. Eileen :)

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  80. I've seen a video of me asking my wife out on a date - and that was scary...

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  81. I have a love-hate relationship with scary movies. I love watching them snuggled up on the couch with my husband or a friend, but I HATE trying to sleep afterwards. I think the older I get, the more of a sissy I become. :o)

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  82. Just watched Freaks for the first time. Very interesting. (Still 1 finger down but I'm healing.)

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  83. Alien. Gets me every time!

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  84. I adore scary movies!
    I really like all these you mention too, but my ultimate favourites are:
    The Exorcist
    Carrie
    Halloween
    and Pet Semetary.

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  85. Greetings human, Keith,

    My "favourite" scary movie is "Mary Poppins". That bloody terrible Cockney accent by Dick Van Dyke, scares the heck out of me!

    Pawsitive wishes,

    Penny the Jack Russell dog and modest internet superstar!

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  86. Gah! I can't do scary movies. At least, not well. I'm too much of a wimp. :(

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  87. I have seen Grudge ,and I got scared :)

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  88. Hi Keith .. I really do not like being scared - so don't watch. I should I know - especially the early ones ... thanks for highlighting yours ... one day I'll pluck up courage! Cheers Hilary

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  89. I'm with you on POLTERGEIST - that scene with the tree? That scene with the pool? They still freak me out.

    I don't know that I have a favorite scary movie - I like a lot of them! - but MISERY is definitely up there on the top of my list. :)

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  90. I cannot handle scary movies. "Psycho" is about as scary as I can take.

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  91. no no no scary movies for this wuss...I have never liked being scared half out of my witts...it's happened to me twice and I've never been the same!

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  92. Wow! We really did post the same thing :D

    I agree with all of your choices. Halloween is pushing 40 and that movie still turns me into a scared little cat!

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  93. I still can't watch The Shining without peeing my pants. Seriously scary. Have you read Doctor Sleep? It's no Shining, but it's still pretty cool.

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  94. Yes to all but frankly I don't watch scary movies anymore ~ I still get nighmares ~ Happy day keith ~

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  95. I have too many favorites - Hellraiser, The Strangers, and on and on.

    I had a friend in high school who had to paint the Amityville house...but, nothing scary happened while he was there.

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  96. Way too many to narrow it down: Rosemary's Baby, Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Others and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. Love this time of year, you can run but you can't hide!!!

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  97. I liked 'Ghost Story' with Alice Krige as the ghost (she later went on to play the Borg queen in a Star Trek movie). The book was really good, as well. Although I also liked Poltergeist, as well. The sequels? Not so much.

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  98. I love the grudge and my most favourite is The Conjuring . BOO!

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  99. I'm not a fan of horror, vampire, scary...movies but you've got some classic listed here Keith. If I need to see scary, there is always the politicians to watch LOL!!!

    Happy Week to you, G

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  100. I was always the kid having to sleep with the light on after scary movies, and I definitely still did it now and then when I was 20 haha.
    The Saw movies really scared me. It wasn't because it had all these scary parts, but it was the fact that if someone really felt the way he did, they could do this and would I be strong enough mentally and physically to do what I needed to do to survive? How would I act? Would I harm someone or sacrifice myself? That kind of darkness and torture scare me. Another really good movie was The Awakening. It wasn't like super scary but it had mild horror elements and a fantastic twist. I really, really recommend it.
    Also, anything with demons really scares me just because I believe in them.

    Good post :)

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  101. I've seen all of those and loved them all. But my favorite by far has always been the original Fright Night.

    I like th eolder ones with Vincent Price and Bela Lugosi too.

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  102. The Vincent Price version of The House of Wax. Also Watcher in the Woods. eek!

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  103. Poltergeist for sure. In my teens, Nightmare on Elm street was very scary. And when I last watched The Exorcist...disturbing.

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  104. To me it would be The Rings, Paranormal Activity, and The Conjuring :-)

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  105. All of them made me uneasy, but Nightmare on Elm Street was the one at the top.

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  106. LOVE Poltergeist! I also love The Birds, Strangers, and Paranormal Activity!

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  107. I can't say that I have a fave because I HATE scary movies. But the ones that stick with me when I am alone in the house? The Exorcist and The Shining.

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  108. I'm a wus so the ONLY one of these I've seen is Poltergeist.

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  109. I couldn't tell you the last horror/slasher movie I saw. Mostly because they are ridiculous. Scary movies though- The Birds, Aliens, The Shining. And while I wouldn't classify it as scary, I watch The Stand every year around Halloween. The 4 part Stephen King mini series. I can psych myself into being terrified!

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  110. Chuckie. That awful, creepy little doll, going around stabbing people in the ankles. The only movie that ever scared me.

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  111. i love your post--robyn has been on a scary movie kick----yep that shining was a scary one for me--i haven't seen "the grudge"--just might have to give it a look---for me the best scary movie will always be ":the exorcist"---i also think "rosemary's baby" holds up--the kids like to make fun of me--how i will tell them, they have got to see a movie from my past and how scary it is--only to have us all laughing at it---like recently as we watched "hush hush sweet charlotte" :)

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  112. They do look scary. Thank you for sharing.

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  113. The Shining is awesome...and Rosemary's Baby! Love the feel of these older films. You have me wanting to watch them tonight!!!

    Jo

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  114. I don't like scary movies! thanks for making me list of things I don't want to watch :P

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  115. I don't watch scary movies, either. The Birds by Hitchcock got to me, as did the Pit and the Pendulum with Vincent Price, and the Wax Museum, featuring him, too.

    Wait Until Dark, with Alan Arkin, Audrey Hepburn and Richard Crenna scared me too.

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  116. My twins LOVE scary movies, me not but normally I have to see ALL they love, they adore see these movies in my bed:))

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  117. I love gothic horror movies, specially the ones with vampires. I think my favorite horror movies of all-time are Bram Stocker's Dracula, Interview with the Vampire, Sleepy Hollow and Wolfman.

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  118. I'm revealing my age here. The last really scary movie I ever watched was The Exorcist. I prefer mysteries.

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  119. i dont like scary & gory
    poltergeist & the shining are tops!
    van helsing & lost boys are faves for me too

    sorry ive not been keeping up, my job has usurped my time! blogging has suffered the most!

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  120. Funny that Stephen King's on record as saying he didn't like The Shining. One of my favourite movies ever.

    Greetings from London.

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  121. Great list, but I think The Omen and The Exorcist deserve honorable mention.

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  122. Why is it all the movies you love I hate with a passion? Well, not really. I like Halloween. I've never seen Poltergeist but The Shining is another story. The actor in that movie is insane. I would never dare to watch again The Eyes Have Hills, Freddy, Jeepers Creepers (or something like that) and the Exorcism of Emily Rose (new version). I saw the EER with a friend and we had to run out of the theater. There was a guy in the front row (we were in the 3rd) staring back at us then he started shaking and forming out of his mouth. There are no words to explain how fast I ran or how much I shaked or how hard I cried! I'll stick to my Leprechaun and lower rated movies lol.

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  123. Scary video games instead please. Silent Hill 2.

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  124. Oh my - Jack in the Shining - WOW that was over the top of pillow watching!!

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  125. I am definitely NOT a scary-movie-chick but I have seen the original Halloween & I thought it was great. No blood, no guts, just wholesome downhome scary. *heh* But then I caught a glimpse (momentarily, believe me) of Halloween Part 2 or Part 3 or some other part & it was terrible.... somebody being boiled alive or something?? Ack!

    Anyway, "Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers" (b&w- 1956 - EPIC!!) will be as scary as I get on Halloween.... and I'll get a good night's sleep too. :)

    ~Andrea

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  126. Oh I love the Shining too.
    I like Scream too
    some say its a cheeky movie
    but I enjoyed watching it.

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  127. Have watched none of them...I'm scared of watching scary flicks :/

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  128. NONE...I don't do skerry. At all. Evah. I am a weenie...

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  129. I can't watch scary movies.. After watching body 19 I cried :/

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  130. Love scary movies. Ever see The Prince of Darkness? Bothered me...

    Pearl

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  131. I remember the poltergeist! I was so scared. But the shining is the winner for me.

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  132. I don't like scary movies anymore... ones that scared me was the first Nightmare On Elm Street, Amity Ville Horror and Halloween...

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  133. Don't watch scary movies, not that I'm afraid. Don't watch movies at all very often. Too busy feeding cattle, feeding turtles, and cottontail rabbits.

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  134. i like to watch scary movies, but i don't have time. Now a days i am bit frightened too...

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  135. I don't watch scary movies-cause they scare me too much-lol the scariest show I have watched is the new sleepy hollow on tv-I love that show

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  136. I have never been a big horror film viewer--only seen part of the Shining...

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  137. Poltergeist's (they have been on TV this week-actually the third one has).

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  138. Evil Dead, Army Of Darkness and, even though they're kind of lame, I'm a sucker for the Paranormal flicks.

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  139. Alien for me too (I think) although love most scary stuff - unless it is really cheaply produced dire stuff...
    Anna :o]

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  140. i used to love scary movies much more when i was a wee bit younger, but don't really have a favourite! i haven't even seen anything but the shining out of these! x

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  141. I should get The Shining! It's been a long time since I've seen it.

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  142. I first watched The Shining when I was 10 and I had nightmares for a few months after. I've only watched it once since! I've been thinking about watching the Halloween movies this year.

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  143. The Exorcist really scared me - first I read the book and then saw the movie. I have always hated attics ever since. There is a very old movie with Robert Mitchum that scared me as well, I think it's called 'Night of the Hunter'. I don't usually like horror movies, but a good suspense thriller always gets the blood moving! xo

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  144. don't have any time to watch scary side shows. LOL! but "psycho" has to take the cake. LOL!

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  145. I love all the movies you're listed before, and many, many more. I am a huge fan of horror films.

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  146. Poltergeist by far, was the scariest movie for me when I was younger. So much so, that to this day, I won't watch many horror flicks--or even commercials of scary movies.(I still sleep with a night light on by the way.) haha :)

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  147. I liked The Shining, but preferred the book. I recently watched the 1963 film The Haunting, but again the book it is based on is much better (The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson). I'm not a big fan of horror movies, but I do like the more subtle psychological terror Jackson does so well in writing.

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  148. My experience with Poltergeist..... there was a power outage in the theatre after 10 minutes and that was the end of my suspense:-(

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  149. I so badly wish I was into scary movies!

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  150. There are so many good ones out there. I love The Sixth Sense. The other day I saw Child's Play, but missed the beginning. I had always heard of Chucky but had never seen him in action. Pretty spooky. Oh and, the original Carrie was great!

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  151. I cannot handle scary movies, at all. When I was little Hocus Pocus was too scary for me, seriously. Couldn't hack it.

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  152. Noop no scary movies for me. Gives me bad vibes

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  153. Oh no, maybe years ago I could watch them and laugh.. Not any more, I can not watch them..

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  154. How about Ghostbusters?!! LOL. I can't handle really scary movies so it's gotta be super light for me.

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  155. Poltergeist and Halloween I am still to watch but The Shining is one of the creepiest films I've ever seen. My go - to Halloween film has always been The Nightmare Before Christmas though - even though it straddles two holidays, it encompasses the fun element. Scariest film for me will always be The Thing - terrified me!

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  156. My first horror movie was 'Dr Terror's House of Horrors' (1965) and I was a kid when I saw it on TV and my gawd! I was really so scared. I like horror movies too!

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  157. I kept thinking to myself, "The Shining... The Shining..." so I was pretty chuffed that was up there. Still need to see The Poltergeist, but I TOTALLY agree with the others!

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  158. "The thing" was a very scary movei.

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  159. Like a whole lot of other people, I am a HUGE baby and detest scary movies. When I was younger I "accidentally" watched The Exercist and I couldn't sleep for over a year. Never again

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  160. The Shining was a scary movie however reading the book was a lot scarier.

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  161. I totally agree! I love Halloween and the theme song is soooo creepy! I have watched Poltergeist for the first time when I was maybe 10 years old and it scared me so much!

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  163. I couldn't finish the Grudge. lol Great picks!! I'm a big chicken!

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  164. I LOVE scary movies when they're done well. A part from the ones you mentioned, some of my faves are The Entity, What Lies Beneath, Stir of Echoes, Skeleton Key, The Crow, 30 days of Night, and Stigmata. I want to see The Conjuring.

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  165. I would have to agree that Halloween is the creepiest movie of all time. It is just so BRUTAL. Michael Meyer's is a classic serial killer because he represents pure evil. Although the effects are more believable in the new Rob Zombie Halloweens, they can be a little over the top, sick, and even more twisted than the old Halloweens. I would have to say the Shining is also very scary. After seeing it 4 times I still don't understand it.....?!

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  166. I could watch scary movies when I was three years old, and now I can't even watch scary commercials!!

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  167. All great movies! Omen, is also good, so is the remake of it. :-))

    Madison

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