10 Scariest Halloween Movies

newhalloween 10 Scariest Halloween Movies

Halloween is around the corner.  You’re prepared. You have the best costume. You have the greatest candy. But, do you have your Halloween horror movies locked down?  Don’t worry. We’re here to help.

The Radio.com team spent many sleepless, terror filled nights sorting through the films. From George Romero’s groundbreaking 1968 film Night of the Living Dead to the classic Monkey Shines, here are the 10 Scariest Movies To Watch On Halloween.

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1. House on Haunted Hill
Vincent Price stars as a creepy millionaire who challenges five people to stay in his home overnight.  If they can survive the evening in his haunted mansion, they will win $10,000.  What would you do for $10,000?

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2. Child’s Play
This is by far the scariest Chucky movie of the Child’s Play franchise.  You’ll never look at your doll collection the same way again.

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You can’t have a horror movie without a frightening soundtrack.  The film’s score is heavy with funeral/carnival organ music, making this 1962 classic a perfect for an eerie night.

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This is pure B-movie gold! Released in the late ’80s, this sci-fi/horror film features aliens disguised as clowns terrorizing a town.

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While Wes Craven’s Swamp Thing (1982) isn’t a straight horror film, it does have some great seat-jumping moments. You can practically smell the swamp from through screen.

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6. Monkey Shines
Written and directed by George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead),  Monkey Shines tells a story about a quadriplegic man and his trained monkey. His helper monkey proves less than helpful, when it because jealous of his ward and begins to plot against him.

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The first film in the Puppet Master franchise, this 1989 films tells the story of evil puppets who slaughter everyone after their puppet master is forced to kill himself .  How is someone forced to kill themselves?  Watch the movie and find out.

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This  zombie classic still holds up today.

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While almost everyone has seen this 1988 classic, it’s worth re-watching.

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trans 10 Scariest Halloween Movies10. The Omen III: The Final Conflict
If you didn’t see the first two installments of The Omen franchise, don’t worry.  It’s easy to catch up.  The franchise centers around the son of Satan, Damien Thorn.  In the third installment Damien seeks world domination. Chaos ensues.

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Before you plot world domination (or eat another handful of candy corn), tell us your favorite horror films in the comments below.


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