31 scary movie moments – 31) Michael Myers wakes up behind Laurie in Halloween (1978)

There couldn't be anything else. This is our scariest moment in horror, when supposedly out for the count Michael Myers (Nick Castle) - the ultimate Boogeyman - wakes up behind unsuspecting Final Girl Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis). It's the ultimate jump, a masterpiece by John Carpenter of scary things happening just out of your … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 31) Michael Myers wakes up behind Laurie in Halloween (1978)

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31 scary movie moments – 30) They’re Here in Poltergeist (1982)

When little Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O'Rourke) utters those infamous horror movie words - 'They're Here' - this is the reason why static has haunted us for 30+ years and we still have issues with a blank TV screen. Kids in horror flicks are inherently scary too so Poltergeist has the perfect combination for Halloween … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 30) They’re Here in Poltergeist (1982)

31 scary movie moments – 28) Mother is revealed in Psycho (1960)

One of the greatest chillers of all time, we all know about THAT famous shower scene. The part that really scares us is when Lila Crane (Vera Miles) - the sister of missing Marion (Janet Leigh), the motel shower victim - discovers what really happened to Norman Bates' (Anthony Perkins) mother. She may be sitting … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 28) Mother is revealed in Psycho (1960)

31 scary movie moments – 27) The plan is revealed in The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2010)

Director Tom Six is a very bad man. A very bad man indeed. The Human Centipede (First Sequence) is quite the mouthful to get through and completely revolting but also a brilliant watch. There's some moments of sheer black comedy but when the scary Dr Heiter (Dieter Laser) reveals his gross-out plans for his human … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 27) The plan is revealed in The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2010)

31 scary movie moments – 26) The raven attack in Damien: Omen II (1978)

Oh God. In Omen II, devilish Damien (Jonathan Scott-Taylor) is 12 years old and still as nasty as ever. One of the most scary and horrific scenes comes to poor journalist Joan Hart (Elizabeth Shepherd) who suspects Damien could well be, y'know, the bloomin' Antichrist. She gets attacked by a raven, has her eyes pecked … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 26) The raven attack in Damien: Omen II (1978)

31 scary movie moments – 25) Caleb’s death in The Witch (2015)

Scary children, a scary lady in the woods, a scary...goat - The Witch is one of the best contemporary horror films for some time and will definitely give you the creeps. A Puritan family are banished from a plantation in 17th century New England. They set up a farm, complete with the goat from hell, … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 25) Caleb’s death in The Witch (2015)

31 scary movie moments – 24) They’re coming to get you Barbra in Night of the Living Dead (1968)

And this is where it starts. We lost George A. Romero this year - the father of the zombie movie - and boy will he be missed. This is the seminal opening of the highly influential, game-changing and much copied Night of the Living Dead and it never stops being scary - siblings Barbra (Judith … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 24) They’re coming to get you Barbra in Night of the Living Dead (1968)

31 scary movie moments – 23) The blood test in The Thing (1982)

John Carpenter's The Thing is completely terrifying, with body horror to the max. Kurt Russell's R.J. MacReady leads the men stuck at an Antarctic research station whilst they struggle to survive 'The Thing' - an alien lifeform that takes control of its host and resembles them. So you never know who the alien could be … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 23) The blood test in The Thing (1982)

31 scary movie moments – 22) Denise walks into Dr Satan’s lair in House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

We're big fans of Rob Zombie's horror and exploitation films, and House of 1000 Corpses is OTT and ultra disturbing - bringing us the cult characters of Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig), Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie) and Otis (Bill Moseley). Four young people stumble across Captain Spaulding's bizarre 'Museum of Monsters & Mayhem' when researching a … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 22) Denise walks into Dr Satan’s lair in House of 1000 Corpses (2003)