Top Scary Halloween Movies 2011

Top Scary Movies for 2011 Halloween

Halloween is approaching! What scary Halloween movies are suitable to be watched on Halloween? From psychological thrillers to zombie cult classics, here are top 5 scariest horror movies for you to watch this Halloween on Oct. 31, 2011!

Halloween (1978)


This horror film directed, produced, and scored by John Carpenter tells the story of a small Midwestern town where a six-year-old boy murders his 17-year-old sister on Halloween by stabbing her with a kitchen knife. Fifteen years later, he escapes a psychiatric hospital, returns to his hometown, and stalks and kills unsuspecting townspeople. The film is one of the most popular and most preeminent Halloween scary movies all the time. Halloween is a must for any October 31st festivities.
"It's Halloween, every one's entitled to one good scare."

 

The Thing (1982)


John Carpenter's "The Thing" is a science fiction horror film. Scientists are stranded in an Antarctica research station when they uncover a parasitic extraterrestrial life form that assimilates other organisms and imitates them (a "shape-shifter"). Paranoia breaks out in the group when no one knows who may or may not be the thing.
"I know I'm human. And if you were all these things, then you'd just attack me right now, so some of you are still human. This thing doesn't want to show itself, it wants to hide inside an imitation. It'll fight if it has to, but it's vulnerable out in the open. If it takes us over, then it has no more enemies, nobody left to kill it. And then it's won."

The Shining (1980)


This 1980 psychological scary film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel by Stephen King depicts Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), a writer, who takes a job as a caretaker of an isolated hotel with his young son and wife. After he and his family move in, Jack becomes affected by the supernatural presence of the hotel and descends into madness, attempting to murder his wife and son. This bone-chilling movie will haunt you long after you’ve hit the stop button.
"Come play with us Danny ... Forever and ever and ever...."

The Exorcist (1973)


In this horror film directed by William Friedkin, a young girl is possessed by a demonic entity and her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her. This bloodcurdling movie is considered one of the best and scariest films of all time, due to its subliminal imagery and sound effects. Watch the film only if you dare.
“The power of Christ compels you! The power of Christ compels you!”

Night of the Living Dead (1968)


This 1968 black-and-white zombie cult classic features a group of people who hide in an old farmhouse from ghouls hungry for living human flesh. You’ll cross your fingers for the group of people who hide in a farmhouse, trying to avoid being killed by the dead who have come back to life.
"Now get the hell down in the cellar. You can be the boss down there, but I'm boss up here!"

 

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