Scariest Movies of All Time

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41 Pet Sematary

Under the arc of a weather stain boards,
Ancient goblins, and warlords,
Come out of the ground, not making a sound,
The smell of death is all around,
And the night when the cold wind blows, No one cares, nobody knows.

I don't want to be buried in a Pet Sematary,
I don't want to live my life again.
I don't want to be buried in a Pet Sematary,
I don't want to live my life again.

Follow Victor to the sacred place,
This ain't a dream, I can't escape,
Molars and fangs, the clicking of bones,
Spirits moaning among the tombstones,
And the night, when the moon is bright,
Someone cries, something ain't right.

The moon is full, the air is still,
All of a sudden I feel a chill,
Victor is grinning, flesh rotting away,
Skeletons dance, I curse this day,
And the night when the wolves cry out,
Listen close and you can hear me shout.

I don't want to be buried in a Pet Sematary,
I don't want to live my life again.
I ...more

It's easy to see through "scary" movies to the jump-scares and horror cliches. But this story is truly horrifying. It deals with emotional devastation in a tense, spooky, supernatural setting. What is lost in the end is much more than the lives of shallow characters. This is scary.

I was about six years old when this movie came out. I just had to go see it with my older brother and cousins. Let's just say I watched this movie from behind the chairs. I watched it again when I was older and it still scared me.

Zelda is one of the creepiest Horror movie characters ever.

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42 Poltergeist

Most terrifying movie ever made in my opinion! The only one to ever give me nightmares! The part that really messed me up was the last scene with those rotting corpses and those Caskets! I don't get scared in horror film that much but this one did it to me! It's the only one that I dread!

This movie shattered my youth. It wasn't about gore; it was about scary psychological manipulation. The real-life trail of hauntings, curses and deaths that followed everyone who worked on the film helps, too.

Is this movie really that low?! Poltergeist is super scary!

Must be in the top 10!

Favorite and scary when younger than teen but nothing but just entertaining now. - utahman1971

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44 House of 1,000 Corpses

This movie should be rated higher. This is the only movie I have ever seen where people ran out of the theater, and that was only half way through! Rob Zombie proved that he was indeed as twisted as his music when he brought this movie to us.

I've heard of this movie on the Big Bang Theory (when Raj watches it while his girlfriend might be a psycho) and it seems scary and gory but also a love story... - PEANUT318

It is okay and one of the better Rob Zombie movies but not that scary but more disturbing and way too much swearing than a lot of horror movies. Rob Zombie is a swearing freak. - utahman1971

Another amazing movie! Rob Zombie is a twisted man! LOVE it! I can watch his movies over and over again. If you want a twisted, creepy, hilarious movie. This is it!

The Best

45 Final Destination 3

Much scarier than the exorcist and much gorier than the saw and final destination 2 - hamidabuat

Love all of them they surprise me every time in a spooky way

Another favorite of mine and very entertaining as the others in the series. - utahman1971

The scariest part is the tanning bed scene

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46 Mama

I don't see my mom the same way anymore she can't be alone with me anymore cause of that movie and my closet had to go I took every thing out of my closet and I check it every day in the morning in the afternoon and at night its crazy.

I still can't look at a wall the same

The number one scary movie that I watched when I first saw it. After watching it a few times, it still makes me jump.

No another PG-13 claimed horror that really is just jump scares that do not scare. - utahman1971

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47 The Human Centipede

I borrowed some movies and saw one called the human centipede I asked my brother and my dad what it was and recieved looks of shock fear and disgust but they said its f-ed up so I watched it and...
yeah scary because I read it is all 100 medically correct and this insane crap could actually happen I think its fairly new and I would not recomend watching this mentally scarring f-ed up movie - sillywalks

If you think the first one is scary the second one makes it look like nothing. They are both the scariest most twisted movies I've ever seen. What makes the first one so scary is the fact that its 100 % medically accurate and it is possible n could happen. Also, the way the people in the movie are humiliated is horrible and you can't get nemore humiliated than that. These movies gave me nightmares and has kinda thrown me off since watching them recently

I haven't seen it. It is the first movie ever since I was born that I don't even have to watch trailer, just its plot that creep me out and made me unable to eat comfortably for weeks! Don't forget that I didn't have to watch it to vote for it - elletequila

Watch 1 Priest 1 Nun/Church Of Fudge it's worse and they both take place in Germany.

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48 Chucky

Ill beat that little dude up he not that scary to me matter fact he not scary I don't see how people are scared of him they made some dumb movies back in the days I have a chucky doll and he sleeps right on my dresser and I wake up every day just fine chucky is a funny movie to me.

This doll is so scary he throws nails in people's faces he is a serial killer. In addition the film leads you feeling more scared of what chucky could do than what he has done so far; therefore a thriller all the way through.

Alright, I can deal with every other movie except for this one. I'm serious. Even The Exorcist. But I have the worst fear of Ventriloquist Dummies, it's not even funny.

Now this is scary this should be number 1 - Carri796

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49 Wrong Turn

This scared me so bad, when I was watching it, I couldn't MOVE at all during the commercials, and my sister was asleep next to me! I've never been so scared of a movie in my life! - Splashstorm

WATCXHED IT AWESOME. THEY ran away from ugly dudes who wanted to kill 'em. house was nasty, too. awesome. I haveit by the way. want to buy wrong turn 2. it should be even better than this one. - RDK1

THIS WEEK I HAD NOTHING BETTER TO DO SO I DECIDED TO WATCH WRONG TURN ALL 4 PARTS WITH MY SISTER SHE SAID OK. I thought it was going to be boring BUT I was wrong.
IT WAS THE BEST SCARY MOVIE I'VE EVER SEEN
BUT MY FAVORITE PARTS ARE 2 AND 4
YOU GOTTA WATCH EM

In Wrong Turn 4,5,6, There are some scenes that you can notice. Especially 5.

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50 Stay Alive

oh my god that movie scared me to death one day after the movie I dremt that I was playing the game and I lost then that old creepy lady was following me with a saw and I don't have any roses so I died

I really like the storyline. Although it's not very scary for me, but I really interested in watching this film. This film is very surprising, yet exciting. Well maybe it will be very scary if the game was real, but it's sure a good game to play except the death in real world part.

Oh. My. God. This film is the scariest I have ever seen and gave me nightmares for months and months. I can't even mention the name and when I hear the words together it freaks me out! Even just writing this is me out. I hate this film so much :(

This is an awesome movie scary but not the scariest but really underrated. - utahman1971

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51 The Grudge 2

What was once trapped.
Will now be unleashed.

This is as scary as it can get...

Nope not scary but laughable. - utahman1971

52 The Cabin in the Woods

Not the scariest of movies, but downright brilliant! Everything about this movie was done perfect. One of the absolute greatest movies ever made.

A very unique twist to the usual friends staying in a creepy place... Makes this movie well worth watching!

This is better than most say it is. Either you love it or hate it. Not that scary but very fun and entertaining movie and love it every time I watch it. - utahman1971

The ending was stupid, but otherwise, I've got no complaints. It's just awesome.

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53 Jeepers Creepers

Awesome movie, good old time kind of 80's "horror" style scary along with one of the most original story ideas for a horror movie EVER. There are plenty of great horror movies with standard themes, but nothing beats that type of really creative, original, NEW, storylines (like 28 days later, Hellraiser, Midnight Meat Train) that you've never seen before. It's just so refreshing, that even the fact that a movie does have a really original idea can make even a mediocre movie something much better!

This one was messed up, creepy, and psychotic. A villain that keeps coming and there is nothing you can do to stop him except hope he takes someone else.

Not a very good movie but I loved the "pipe scene" when the guy looks at all the corpses above him.

Another favorite of mine but not too scary but love it. - utahman1971

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54 The Last Exorcism

None of the exorcism movies beat The Exorcist. - utahman1971

55 Cannibal Holocaust

My friends and I decided to watch this... I was the last woman watching. (Well, basically because we were all girls.) They were all covering their eyes though, so we had to stop it. One even had nightmares about it!

Anyway, I can always revisit this saved in my desktop.

Very good disturbing movie that really is not scary but enjoyable to make you almost puke all your guts out. - utahman1971

Dude my cousin watched this and after the movie he got such a stomach ache
DO NOT WATCH

56 Freddy vs. Jason

Again. This movie was just great. It provided us with some actual scares, for a change, a couple of wonderful kills, and, of course, an epic clash between the two horror giants. It's a perfect blend of horror and action, just the way I likes it.

Two of my favorite killers fighting, yes please! This fight could go on forever, since neither one of them can permanently die. JASON I LOVE you!

Isn't the jason that has a hockey mask and a chainsaw or a knife? - Simon4545

Freddy Krueger haha yay *sarcasm* - Carri796

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57 Final Destination 5

I watched it, not a bit scary. You just get thrilled on who is gonna die next. Awesome movie gonna vote anyway

I mean, if your sensitive to blood, like a bit squeamish, then this movie is not for you...I'm lucky I'm not one of those people. - Nick-brick8

AWE.. SOME. With a great blend of both tension and gore, this is my favorite film of the franchise.

One of the best or the best in the series. Can't wait to see the 6th one, if it is released. - utahman1971

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58 Quarantine

What is this movie doing way down here it was a master piece! I loved every bit of it, the horror was placed accurately and I love the gore. Personally I think rec 1 & 2 were better, but for someone who wants to be walking in their own house as if an infected is around every corner the well this is the movie for you. This movie stands on the Paranormal Activity level of horror, but it brings it to you in a gory, fast, & distinct way, this ain't just a zombie survival horror...

~Cmdragonfire

I watched 100s of horror movies like the ring, insidious, the grudge, etc. And they are NOT scary! Quarantine and rec scaried me so much I can never watch this movie in the dark! And I think you should listen to my advice I laughed watching the ring, the grudge, insidious and etc. This is the only movie that can scare me to death!

Watched on netflix :3

Nope not that scary. - utahman1971

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59 Requiem for a Dream

I have not seen this but isn't it a drama?

2 nights ago I had a dream about the antichrist

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I'm not sure why this one isn't much higher I love the horror genre but I rarely feel unsettled by a scary movie. After scrolling through this list I can say that I've seen nearly all of them but only this one and the ring were actually frightening.

Honestly didn't scare me at all. I have the HARDEST time finding movies that scare me & I still have yet to find one that makes me feel like I can't sleep. maybe I'm just not afraid of much, but this kinda bored me. it did have a good switch up towards the end, but that's about it.

Lets just say it's a sad demented creepy monster of a movie. I suggest putting this on the list, especially since Chucky is there. Chucky isn't scary at all...

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