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Added by xxxTheRipperxxx on 31 Jan 2012 10:16
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My Top 20 Horror Movies

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THE MOST AMAZING HORROR FILM I HAVE EVER SEEN.

Jeepers Creepers got me into horror and it was a heck of a way to start. I absolutely adore the atmosphere and the Creeper himself. It's packed to the brim with chilling scenes and creepy moments that elict sheer joy every time I watch it. I can't stress enough how awesome it is.
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People who added this item 604 Average listal rating (383 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
Eden Lake (2008)


Came quite close to stealing first place from Jeepers Creepers but although it's an awesome film, nothing can compare to JC.

Full of tear jerking emotional scenes and pulse pounding suspense scenes, Eden Lake is not only a superb horror filn, but an amazing character study with nearly pitch perfect cinematography.
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People who added this item 1929 Average listal rating (1271 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Mist (2007)


Another emotion shattering journey into the human psych, the real terror dosn't come from the towering monsters outside the super market, but the human beings inside the store who are being pushed to the very brink of their sanity. By the time the end comes, the final shot is all the more unbearable as we see the awful world we reside in portrayed by one simple event.
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People who added this item 1800 Average listal rating (1150 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Cube (1997)


The most character driven horror film I've ever seen. We never really learn what the Cube is and I perfer it that way. Filled with an impending and infectious feeling of dread and loaded with charming loveable characters, it's hard to forget this masterpiece.
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People who added this item 1418 Average listal rating (893 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.2


Simply the best remake ever. Marcus Nispel's horror masterpiece evokes true human emtion from it's viewers with an in your face style that refuses to give you a chance to breathe. Amazing film.
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People who added this item 1248 Average listal rating (813 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Faculty (1998)


Quite possibly the most intelligent and well thought out teen horror out there. Before Robert Rodriugez started making crap, he made this masterpiece. Full of likeable characters and a good sense of black humor.
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People who added this item 1921 Average listal rating (1253 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4


Still the most incredible zombie movie ever made and on all accounts better than the original. No zombie film has ever reached this level of human emotional depth.
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People who added this item 795 Average listal rating (502 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
Slither (2006)


Nasty and downright dirty, but I loved every mintute of it. I also love Nathan Fillion's performance.
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People who added this item 2805 Average listal rating (1792 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7


Another favorite teen slasher and still the best in the long running series. The concept of using death as the killer was fresh and exucuted well. The deaths here are also, still the most carefully planned and exacuted in the series.
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People who added this item 1000 Average listal rating (643 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.5
Urban Legend (1998)


Another favorite teen horror of mine. Quite simliar to IKWYDLS, Urban Legend's plot was daring and exucuted perfectly. The atmosphere also made it feel like a perffect horror flick for Halloween.
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People who added this item 2343 Average listal rating (1448 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.6


The atmosphere lends a chilling and mysterious feeling and the characters are genuinely likeable. Each death and chase scene is perfectly orchastrated, utilizing the enviroment and mood. Although the ending is weak, the rest is simply awesome.
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People who added this item 507 Average listal rating (333 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.6
Joy Ride (2001)


Pulse pounding and incredibly suspenseful with loveable characters and a truly chilling antagonist, Joy Ride is not for the faint of heart. There's no gore, but who needs it when the suspense factor is this good?
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People who added this item 687 Average listal rating (444 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Creepshow (1982)


My favorite classic! Goofy and underated and packed with memorable moments.
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People who added this item 326 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 5.1
Sorority Row (2009)


Another worthy teen effort that brought back the 90's style of slashers. The characters are likeable but the killer and his fiercely unique weapon and killing methods steal the show.
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People who added this item 173 Average listal rating (98 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Cold Prey (2006)


It was nice to have a horror film where I didn't want to see ANY of the characters die. That just makes the rest of the film all the more unbearably intense. This one is a real classic.
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People who added this item 3817 Average listal rating (2579 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Signs (2002)


Almost so suspenseful it's painful, it was a family favorite and it remains my favorite alien horror to this day.
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People who added this item 126 Average listal rating (79 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.8


One of the few horror flicks I've watched recently that was purely amazing. It's atmosphere was awesome and the suspense scenes were perfectly exacuted. Even folks I know who hate horror films loved this one.
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People who added this item 778 Average listal rating (481 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Candyman (1992)


Creepy, gory and actually pretty scary, it's remained my favorite tale from Clive Barker.
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People who added this item 5305 Average listal rating (3542 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Sleepy Hollow (1999)


Sleepy Hollow is purely in the name of fun, and it suceeds on all accounts with awesome performances and stunning action sequences.
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People who added this item 1055 Average listal rating (635 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.2


I've never seen the original (can't wait to) but this remake I'm sure is alot better. Chucking out the cartoonish Freddy we know from the classics and replacing him with an even freakier dude was a wise choice, but I REALLY love the new backstory. I'm a sucker for emotional scenes in horror films and this was packed with them. I also think this movie had the best CGI effects since Jurassic Park.
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After scouring through countless racks of horror films and suffering through many awful ones these are the 20 that have remained my very favorites. Mere words cannot express my adoration for these 20 films and I firmly believe that every horror fan should see them.

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Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Oct 28 13:30
Other than ANOES (2010), which I find inferior to the original, I love your list!

You really should see ANOES (1984). Freddy is more evil. Nancy is believable and a fighter and there are no bad CGI effects! While Jackie Earle Haley is a great actor, Rooney Mara admits to phoning in her performance. It's all opinion though!

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