Countdown the Finest Scary Films for the Halloween Season

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Whether or not you favor a younger lady possessed by the satan or a clown in a sewer, now’s the right time to hunker down for the weekend and watch a few of your favourite scary motion pictures. Whereas it’s extremely tough to choose a listing everybody can agree on, Us Weekly is rounding up our high 10 favorites scary motion pictures simply in time for Halloween.

Take a look at Us’ high 10 record – and rewatch their trailers! – beneath:

Halloween (1978):

This 1978 slasher flick was Jamie Lee Curtis’ movie debut. Set within the fictional city of Haddonfield, Illinois, we meet Michael Myers, the now notorious character that has certainly haunted all of our goals. He’s gone on to turn out to be of the most well-liked costumes on October 31.


The Shining (1980):

You’ll by no means have the ability to hear the phrase “Right here’s Johnny” the identical method once more — due to the brilliance of Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance on this horror movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. The movie relies on the hit 1997 novel of the identical title written by the king of horror himself, Stephen King.


The Exorcist (1973):

Ellen Burstyn and Linda Blair star on this supernatural horror movie tailored by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel. Launched the day after Christmas in 1973, this film went on to have a major affect on popular culture. After many notable administrators turned the mission down, it went on to be directed by Academy Award winner William Friedkin.

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Scream (1996):

This Wes Craven-directed scary film starred acquainted faces Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Rose McGowan and Neve Campbell. The movie mixed comedy and horror and spawned a sequence of sequels.


Psycho (1960):

The Alfred Hitchcock basic modified the sport for the horror style within the movie business. Starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh, this movie made everybody scared to take a bathe.


It (2017):

Based mostly on the 1986 Stephen King novel of the identical title, It has been satirized on SNL and can show to be one of many largest Halloween costumes for 2017. The supernatural horror movie raked in $123 million on the field workplace in it’s opening weekend.


The Blair Witch Undertaking (1999):

This late ’90s flick solely had a finances of $60,000, however time beyond regulation has gone on to make greater than $248 million worldwide. The shut up “selfie” video of scared eyes and a runny nostril has positively turn out to be a mainstay in movement image historical past.


The Conjuring (2013):

A farmhouse blanketed in fog, paranormal investigators and a household terrorized by a haunting presence all add as much as the right scary film. Based mostly on a real story, this 2013 movie stars Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor and Vera Farmiga.

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A Nightmare On Elm Avenue (2010):

Whether or not you favor the unique 1984 movie or this remake starring Rooney Mara and Kellan Lutz, A Nightmare on Elm Avenue is a must-watch in October. Full together with his burnt face and razor sharp claws, Freddy Krueger has turn out to be probably the most fashionable scary Halloween costumes of all time.


Noticed (2004):

Waking up and never understanding the place you might be is usually a scary feeling, however not scarier than waking up in a room and realizing you’re a pawn in a lethal sport being managed by a serial killer. What would you do to remain alive?


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