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Good Scary Movies to Watch

Are you looking for some good scary movies to watch over the weekend? Well, your search has brought you to the right page. Have a look at this article and get a list of some of the best movies that will chill your spine.
"I loved Alien, and I loved Carrie, and I loved The Exorcist - those were big movies for me. They were just brilliantly done, and unusual, and they all took horror to some new place." ~ Lawrence Kasdan

There, the list of scary movies has already started by the above quote! Many people have different approaches to horror movies. Some are more interested in the special effects, some look for a good story line, some go for music score and some want good actors which can feel the story and portray reality. A good scary movie has all the above mentioned traits! Being a huge movie buff, I, personally feel that a good horror movie should have an emotionally scary feel, which for me, is more important than the special effects! If the actors and the storyline managed to touch your emotions and senses, then the movie will have the ability to chill your spine for a decent amount of time!

Good Scary Movies to Watch with Friends

What could be more relaxing and fun than a group of friends watching a scary movie in a dark room with a bowl of popcorn? Especially if you and all your friends are a movie buff, there cannot be a better way to pass your time and have some good fun! Below is a list of the top scary movies that will be fun to watch with your friends, don't forget to play a prank! :-)
  • 13 Ghosts (1960)
  • House of Wax (1953)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • The Wolf Creek
  • It (1990)
  • Jeepers Creepers I & II
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  • The Skeleton Key (2005)
  • 1408
  • Child's Play (1988)
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
  • Hills Have Eyes (1977)
  • Silent Hill (2006)
  • Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
  • The Others(2001)
  • Them (2007)
  • Halloween (1978)
  • Hellraiser (1987)
  • Ringu (1988)
  • The Sixth Sense (1999)
Good Scary Movies to Watch with Your Girlfriend

Watching a scary movie with your girlfriend is a different thing all together! Not only do you guys get to spend some time alone, the spooky music and the scary scenes also makes your girlfriend cuddle up in your arms. :) Anyway, have a look at the list below as it contains some good movies to watch with your girl.
  • The Ring (1972)
  • The Exorcist (1973)
  • Carrie (1976)
  • Bride of Chucky (1998)
  • What Lies Beneath (2000)
  • Paranormal Activity (2007)
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
  • Friday the 13th (1980)
  • The Haunting (1963)
  • Ju-on (2000)
  • The Blob (1958)
  • The Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  • The Omen (1976)
  • Shutter (2008)
  • The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
  • The Entity (1981)
  • The Amityville Horror (1977)
  • Evil Dead (1981)
  • My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Some More on the List...

Apart from the list of scary movies mentioned above, below you will find some more movies which are worth watching.
  • Haunted (1995)
  • An American Haunting (2006)
  • Don't Look Now (1973)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Hostel (2005)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • The Uninvited (1944)
  • Audrey Rose (1977)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • The Innocents (1961)
  • Gothic (1986)
  • The Mist (2007)
  • Suspiria (1977)
  • Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Orphan (2009)
  • The Strangers (2008)
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • The Unknown (1927)
  • Dark Water (2005)
  • Wait Until Dark (1967)
  • The Devil's Backbone (2001)
  • Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)
These movies will make you enter into the world of suspense, mystery and horror, and scare you to the core. Some of the movies mentioned above are classics, therefore, you might not get scared as expected because of the outdated special effects. However, as I mentioned earlier, if you allow the movie to connect with your imagination, these movies will definitely scare you! I hope you have a good time watching the movies that you haven't as yet! If I have missed some of your favorites, I humbly request you to list the same in the form of your feedback. So grab the popcorn bowl, switch off the lights, and get ready to watch some good scary movies! Have fun!
By Shalu Bhatti
Last Updated: 9/23/2011
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