Scariest Faces In Horror Movies

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1Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist)

I still can't sleep every time I see that face it creeps the hell outta me! I mean, in some parts of the movie its not that scary, in many parts it creeps me out like. This movie is one of the most scary movies I've ever seen.

I know what you mean... Once I was looking for creepy prank apps and I found some images of the gameplay of one of them and it was supposed to be like a normal game but on stage three there was a creepy pop up of her and it was sooo creepy! But I still slept well. I had to close my eyes or look away for tent seconds when I see it close up... And yes I'm a girl under ten years old.

The first time I saw this on scary maze I couldn t sleep for months

I always come across her face, when I look up something that has nothing to do with her

I know how you feel like. I was searching for the best nes music playlist, I scrolled down and I found the exorcist theme, like some kind of prank. - CasinLetsGoBowling

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2Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

The old version is so creepy you get nightmares by looking at it. NOT THE 2003 ONE! Thats not scary. - booklover1

This guy sacred me like I was really there, he's that scary, can't go outside or into strangers land now

You may not see this inbred's face but he would be EXTREMLY UGLY! And that mask! If human skin. Dried from a freshly dead human. And he prances around in his skin/face mask. But the scariest mask if his was the 1974 version. Good god. It looked so real... I can't stop thinking about it since I watched at the beginning if summer!

Somebody got bad plastic surgery..

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3Pennywise the Clown (IT)

Come on, Jigsaw isn't scary. He's a lame puppet in a movie where the plot is so stupid and the characters so unbelievable that no one is scared, their just grossed out. Its sad people these days can't tell the difference. Anyway I voted Pennywise because I remember as a kid walking past the movie at the video store and being too afraid to watch it just because the clown on the front was terrifying.

IT is a great movie but Pennywise is really creepy, I already was scared of clowns then I am totally freaked out by clowns after I watched this movie.

He and the Killer Clown Murder who was real caused my fear of clowns. Tim Curry did a good job! - LpsDisneyTmntFreak

A persons fear of clowns can now be justified. Just mention Pennywise and people will believe you!

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4Michael Myers (Halloween)Michael Myers is a character from the Halloween series of slasher films. He first appears in John Carpenter's Halloween as a young boy who murders his older sister, then fifteen years later returns home to murder more teenagers.

Sorry guys, but I'll have to vote for this one, because of its genius originality of creep factor, an emotionless face. I praise this mask because of its iconic and memorable image, being more simple than many other masks like Leatherface or Jason, and scarier.

The face of evil = brilliant. This plain white emotionless face that hides in the shadows and never makes a sound is so terrifying still to this day.

Although Michael Myers is terrifying, you guys are saying that William Shatner with a pure white face is the scariest thing ever.

The face of evil.

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5Freddy Krueger (Nightmare On Elm Street)Fred "Freddy" Krueger is the main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He first appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).

Well, I have a little story. I have something like a picture of him on my iPod. I set my alarm for about 60... Well, my iPod works somewhat so that it doesn't go to my alarm, it shows the picture. My iPod doesn't play Music and Video at the same time... Well, neither does anyone elses'... So, now, every morning, since I usually leave the picture on before I go to sleep, I wake up and see Krueger's face. Not the most fun thing to wake up to.

Scary, no. I think not. Well, yes, over all the movie is, but then again, Freddy's face isn't terrifying. It is just creepy, and... Downright... EERIE.


Freddy is relentless. No Weakness. The most gruesome kills. and he can kill you in any way he imagines because its in a dreamworld. Plus no one ever believes you - MarioDati

He went to hell... What you expect?

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6Jigsaw Puppet (Saw)

OMG I haven't even seen the movie but I have seen pictures of him and he is just demented plus when he is up the top of the staircase looking down on the guy he is fricken scary

IDGAF what anyone thinks! Jigsaw has the scariest face ever! I was more afraid of the face than the movie itself. At night I don't look at my T.V. screen cause I think he might pop out.

I couldn't sleep for 6 years because of this face. Scariest thing I ever saw in my life. I had to secretly burn my parent's saw movies just to get rid of that horriying face on the cover.

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7Ghostface (Scream)

So scary that I can't sleep and when I wake up at night I go sleep in my parents bed. I didn't see the movie but think its nice.

I don't like the part of his mask when the huge hole and the weird eyes to

The face looked very scary...
But everything poo when the ghostface's face was revealed

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8Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)Jason Voorhees is a character from the Friday the 13th series. He first appeared in Friday the 13th as the young son of camp cook-turned-murderer, Mrs.

I would die if I saw him in real life

You gotta be kidding me if he's not the 1st. He wears the creepiest and most classic Hockey mask cinema has ever known.
Behind it, the most horrifying zombie face.

9Chucky (Child's Play)Charles Lee Ray is a fictional character and the titular antagonist of the Child's Play horror film series.

He was scarier when the movies stopped being horror movies. - BeatlesFan1964

He was scary after he got stitches

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10Samara Morgan (The Ring)

Oh my god. After you see this movie you are like eh, that was pretty good. Later, you start seeing things...

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The Contenders

11Hannibal Lector (Hannibal)

Only Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal lector

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12Xenomorph (Alien)
13Pazuzu (The Exorcist)

Why is this not higher, out of all the horror movie faces that I have seen, none has disturbed and scarred me more than Pazuzu. It is no contest. This face made me find it hard to go asleep, let alone haunt me through the night. I had trouble sleeping for weeks. Why is Ghostface higher than Pazuzu, his face seemed more funny than scary. - Metalhead777

The face of the demon which appears for 3 frames during Father Karras' dream. Absolutely terrifying. It can't be unseen.

I would say this creepy white demon should be above Regan McNeil for obvious reasons.

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14Frank the Monster (Hellraiser)
15Red Faced Demon (Insidious)

Almost pissed myself when this happened

16Kayako Saeki (The Grudge)

That creep me out... Add with her annoying voices hmmm huge creep now

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17Witch (The Conjuring)

That part where the witch jumps from the top of the cupboard...

18Gacy Clown (Gacy)
19Leslie Vernon (Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon)
20Mary Shaw (Dead Silence)
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Michael Myers (Halloween)
2. Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
3. Pennywise the Clown (IT)
1. Pennywise the Clown (IT)
2. Red Faced Demon (Insidious)
3. Pazuzu (The Exorcist)
1. Pennywise the Clown (IT)
2. Ghostface (Scream)
3. Freddy Krueger (Nightmare On Elm Street)

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