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NOT the scariest film ever. In fact not even close.
It was number one
What is the scariest film? I tend not to be scared by films but the last ten minutes of [REC] are the tensest I've ever been.
I get the feeling it is touted as the scariest film ever by casual filmgoers who don't watch much horror. Just get a bit irked that at this time of year it gets rolled out by the unimaginitive media types and held up as the definitive scarer
people find it really scary, and you dont.
we get it
Robert Wise "The Haunting" is pretty scary
Not sure what it though
at 4 in the afternoon
on my own
4 is a weird time to see a film yeah?
in the cinema at 10:45 in the morning a couple weeks ago, not on my own mind
but i don't want to hang out with tehm all day
i've got things to do y'know?
...actually - hang on a minute
10: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
9: The Omen (1976)
8: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
7: Halloween (1978)
6: Ring (1998)
5: The Blair Witch Project (1999)
4: Alien (1979)
3: Jaws (1975)
2: The Exorcist (1973)
1: The Shining (1980
as in it makes you jump out of your seat and stuff
there is one, maybe two jump out of your seat scary bits.
there may be another
Thats the only bit that makes you jump.
I'm only scared of the dark a little bit immediately after a decent scary film
I'm scared of sharks every single time I'm in the ocean
I was on holiday in Aberystwyth
probably shouldn't have watched it at nine years old, but I was trying to impress the older kids. not sure I had a peaceful nights sleep for at least 6 months after that.
produced for a mainstream audience
For that purpose I suppose it's fine
for scariest bits in fims too please.
As previously stated, nightvision bit in [REC] gets top marks for me.
very scary too
That spooked me.
Well, it's the second one I've had, but they're both the same. They start out that I'm in here, but it's not day or night. It's kind of half-night, you know? But it looks just like this... except for the light. And...
I'm scared like I can't tell you. Of all people, you're standing right over there... by that counter. You're in both dreams and you're scared too. I get even more frightened when I see how afraid you are and then I realize what it is. There's a man... in back of this place. He's the one who's doing it. I can see him through the wall. I can see his face. I hope that I never see that face, ever, outside of a dream.
when he wakes up in the middle of the night
it's a great film scary or no
I only saw it for the first time just recently. I wouldn't say it was *scary* per se, but I can't remember a film that has left me with such a pervading sense of unease afterwards
I saw it for the first time not long after reading the book, which is *much* scarier. I know that's the schmindie answer but idgaf. It's a beautiful film either way
the trailer certainly doesn't look very scary though
scariest moment is in Exorcist 3
can't think of any other films that have come close though I was a bit freaked out by the "head on a stick" bit in Wolf Creek.
It's a supernatural thriller.
Apologies if you found it scary. But it's definitely not a horror film.
and sfifted the focus towards Torrance's descent into madness (which is exactly what makes it more believably chilling).
stuff is meant to be the shit, but i've never seen any. can DIS confirm?
but pretty campy and not at all scary
Very artful but not particularly scary I wouldn't have thought.
80s slasher type thriller, very cleverly written as well. the 'demons' films are great for comedy value. driving along to 'white wedding' snorting coke out of a coca cola can through a straw is one of my life ambitions thatnks to demons.
one of the scariest bits in a film for me is always the night vision bit in 'the silence of the lambs'.
as far as films Argento wrote but didn't direct go, the Church is probably the best - Michele Soavi was pretty good for a while there. Cemetery Man is pretty great.
by now he's had quite a few shitters as well
Opera was pretty much his last great film
but also think it marks the beginning of Jack Nicholson's long slide into self-parody.