What are the scariest movies you know of?

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  1. c073186 macrumors 6502a

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    First off: sorry for another movie post. I know there are already a bunch started.

    So I want to know what you folks think are the scariest / most suspenseful movies (the type of movie that will make you not be able to sleep at night)?
     
  2. psychofreak Retired

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    If you watch it alone, 28 Days Later might give you the creeps.
     
  3. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    Some of my family members saw Exorcism of Emily Rose and had nightmares for days (then again they're religious and so it's more "real" to them). It was just another meh for me after I watched it.

    I've heard Ringu was pretty scary. Maybe I'll watch that :)
     
  4. 119576 Guest

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    You should watch all the originals of the 'horror' films (The Ring, Dark Water, One Missed Call etc.) They're all much scarier.

    The thing that's creeping me out at the moment is Marebito. I don't know why Japanese horror is always better, but it just is. haha.
     
  5. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    I only started watching horror movies within the last few years, so I need to catch up on the classics.

    I heard Session 9 was freaky, and have a friend who turned off White Noise half way through :)

    *updates Netflix queue*
     
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    I don't frighten easily, so horror is usually wasted on me. There are still things that make me shiver though.

    Session 9 is good from a psychological viewpoint. Some interesting stuff in there- definitely watch that. :)
     
  7. digitalnicotine macrumors 65816

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    I'd have to go with "The Shining", "Silence of the Lambs", and "Se7en". They all scared the bleep out of me, anyway. :)
     
  8. Prof. macrumors 601

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    It was scary the first time I watched it but now it's like... Meh.

    28 Weeks Later was scary but not as much. I wonder what 28 Months Later is gonna be like.
     
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    I'm old, so I'd have to go with the original Omen or the Exorcist. Those scared the crap out of me back in the day! :eek:
     
  10. Santa Rosa macrumors 65816

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    The film Dead End, first time you see that you will properly brick yourself.

    I still have the mark on my hand where the wife squeezed with her nail because of a scary part, that was over a year ago!!!
     
  11. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Lost Highway
    Mulholland Drive
    The Descent
    Prince of Darkness
    Wolf Creek
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (the original)
    A Tale of Two Sisters (Korean)
     
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    I don't watch horror movies very often, and generally they don't do much for me, but for some reason I found "In the Mouth of Madness" pretty terrifying.
     
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    Horror movies for me are not scary at all and I just cannot bear to watch them. I think it stems from my very analytical and logical thought processes. I don't believe in the paranormal unless there is conclusive evidence. So most of the time I am picking apart horror films with things like 'if theres a killer in the house, why lock yourself in the attic when you can run outside?' and 'If theres 5 of you and one knife wielding maniac why don't you gang up on the guy and kick the shizzle out of him?'.

    My brothers girlfriend thinks I'm a hero for watching Saw 2 at 2 in the morning on my own :rolleyes: I think I'm more of a sad git that was too pissed from a night out to change the channel. :D
     
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    I don't understand why Prince of Darkness keeps getting listed in those types of threads. I rented it after seeing it's title all over, expecting something good, and got a total "... that's it?"
     
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    Anything with this 'actress' is seriously frightening, and not something anyone should ever have to endure watching...
     
  17. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    Actually i don't think she is scary, but extreme torture that wouldn't even pass the sniff test for prisoners at Guantanamo.
     
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    I like the part in House of Wax where spoilerinwhitettext she dies
     
  19. psychofreak Retired

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    I've only seen it once, and I didn't watch Weeks as I heard it was rubbish.
     
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    The beginning was holy **** awesome. After that, it was okay. Except for a certain helicopter scene :eek:
     
  21. bc008 macrumors 68000

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    my two favorite horrors..

    The shining (psychological)
    IT (just plain creepy)
     
  22. leekohler macrumors G5

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    You know- I really can't explain it. I can understand why people might not like it. It just gave me the creeps.
     
  23. Cromulent macrumors 603

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    Cannibal Holocaust freaked me out. Its the only film I own I have only ever watched once.
     
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    Horror movies don't generally scare me, so I don't watch them.

    That said, Crimson Tide is pretty scary from a "what if" point of view...
     

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