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Old 05-30-07, 05:43 PM
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The 100 Scariest Movie Scenes

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Old 05-30-07, 05:58 PM
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I don't think they needed like 8 from The Shining and some other multiple movies, but interesting list. to Large Marge, that shit scared the hell out of me!
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Great list from a great website. #95 (from The Hitcher) is such a freaky moment, and while I haven't seen Poltergeist II, I saw the scene tequila bottle monster and it was indeed scary as hell.

May I add a few overlooked scenes not on the list:

Se7en - the box
Body Double - drill scene
Phantasm - the ending, one of the most ballsy of its kind in a movie like it
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me - Laura's dream
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Candyman had a couple of scary scenes to it.
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YEAH! They got my favorite one. Although they relegated it to #80.

Yup. The banjo playin' hobo/dog hybrid from Invasion of the Body Snatchers ('78). That goddamn thing freaked me the fuck OUT!!! I had a Fotonovel (anyone remember those?) of this flick and I had memorized the ten pages before and after the page with that on it so I didn't accidentally open the book to that page. Then when I wanted a good scare I would get near that page and...and...OPEN IT!!!

(This was probably the second movie I ever saw in a theater when I was a kid.)
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Not bad, but it's missing the scene towards the end of "Don't Look Now." They even gave a little nod to it at the end of "Casino Royale."
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Originally Posted by Merkin Muffley
Not bad, but it's missing the scene towards the end of "Don't Look Now." They even gave a little nod to it at the end of "Casino Royale."
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Pssst...What happened in the scene. I'm curious how Casino Royale paid it homage.
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Originally Posted by Kudama
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Pssst...What happened in the scene. I'm curious how Casino Royale paid it homage.
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It won't really make much sense trying to explain it out of context, but I'll give it a shot. Basically Donald Sutherland keeps seeing this image of what he thinks is a little girl in a red raincoat all over Venice (he thinks it's his dead daughter). At the end, he finally tries to chase down this image, corners it, but it turns around to reveal a horribly grotesque old dwarf woman. Then...I'll just leave it at that. It's probably one of the most shocking reveals in all of cinema. The movie also has one of the most infamous sex scenes of all time. Creepy little movie. It's worth checking out.

Anyway, when Bond is chasing Eva Green around Venice at the end, she'a wearing a red coat. Watching the movie, I immediately thought of "Don't Look Now." Then I read an interview with someone in the production and they confirmed that it was an intentional wink at "Don't Look Now."
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Not a bad list. Sure, there's always a few you could trade but it was nice to see a lot of older films.
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Originally Posted by Kudama
YEAH! They got my favorite one. Although they relegated it to #80.
It's all about #81 for me. I get the booboo-jeebies just thinking about it.
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Originally Posted by Jeffy Pop
It's all about #81 for me. I get the booboo-jeebies just thinking about it.
Goin' on my queue.
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Scariest for me is the hospital scene in Exorcist 3. I must've jumped out of my seat in that sequence. Build up was great.
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Originally Posted by matrixrok9
Scariest for me is the hospital scene in Exorcist 3. I must've jumped out of my seat in that sequence. Build up was great.
x2. Strong agreement.
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#9 from The Exorcist III will always be my #1 scary moment.
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I saw the still of Kathy Bates at #22, and I thought it was going to be her nude hottub scene.
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I thought the buildup scene in 'The Evil Dead' where Ash is searching the house and goes into the bathroom the tension is hair raising.

the other Twilight Zone: The Movie great scare scene is the gremlin at the plane window, I lost it at that point.

1961's 'The Innocents' - had a incredibly scary ending. The appearence of the ghost by the lake was also unnerving as well.

The 'reveal' from 'The Others' was a blast, cause I've never scene an almost entire audience screamed in unison. The conversation with the child ghost sequence was also ultra creepy.

the kitchen scene from the South Korea film 'The Tale of Two Sisters' was also noteworthy.

shameful that the bus sequence from the original 'The Cat People' isn't there

the creature under the hotel front desk/the unseen creatures behind the wall from 'In the Mouth of Madness

the final attack of the brood from 'The Brood'
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I really think the "crippled sister" scene from Pet Semetary was the scariest thing I've ever seen. I was probably 12-13ish at the time and it freaked me out big time.
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Where's the blood testing scene from John Carpenter's "The Thing"?

That one still makes me jump

Never mind.. it's #16 - I just didn't recognize it from the pic.

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I thought another scene from The Thing that should been on the list.

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In which the doctor tried to relieve Norris who suffer a heart attack,the chest open up and chopped off both the doctor's arms off.
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Was "The Crying Game" really that scary? Was it shocking? Sure. But not scary.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Was "The Crying Game" really that scary? Was it shocking? Sure. But not scary.
It was pretty damn scary if you spent the first half of the movie masturbating to the hot chick!

*Never seen the movie.
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23
I don't think they needed like 8 from The Shining and some other multiple movies, but interesting list. to Large Marge, that shit scared the hell out of me!

Ahhh!! I remember watching that movie when I was little and being scared shitless!
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the end of sleepaway cam gave me nightmares for a while when i was little.
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That's actually not a bad list, some real chills there.

A couple I would've added:

Basket Case
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When Belial is fully revealed.


Prince of Darkness
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The broken mirror scene/
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Originally Posted by Ronnie Dobbs
the end of sleepaway cam gave me nightmares for a while when i was little.
This worked very well at the time; however, nowadays it seems highly laughable.

I did catch it twice (?) in the last 10 years, and both times people watching laughed hysterically.

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