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According to Bravo. Followed by 30 Even Scarier Movie Moments and 13 Scarier Movie Moments.

Missing titles:
#22 - Don't Look Now
#23 - Rosemary's Baby
#36 - Cape Fear
#44 - The Game
#49 - Diabolique
#54 - The Changeling
#55 - The Vanishing
#56 - Single White Female
#57 - House of Wax
#59 - Fatal Attraction
#61 - The Devil's Backbone
#65 - Marathon Man
#66 - The Tenant
#68 - The Black Cat
#70 - The Stepfather
#73 - Blood Simple
#78 - The Brood
#83 - The Others
#86 - The Wizard of Oz
#88 - Invasion of the Body Snatchers
#91 - Shallow Grave
#92 - Village of the Damned
#93 - Pacific Heights
Jaws 01. Jaws (1975)
Jaws: The very first few minutes where the woman is eaten by the unseen shark.
7.8
 / 10
Alien 02. Alien (1979)
The alien bursts out of Kane's chest during dinner.
8.6
 / 10
The Exorcist 03. The Exorcist (1973)
Regan's head starts spinning around.
8.2
 / 10
Psycho 04. Psycho (1960)
Two words: Shower scene. The stairs scene too.
8.3
 / 10
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 05. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Leatherface bashes a guy's head in with a hammer.
7.7
 / 10
The Shining 06. The Shining (1980)
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."
8.4
 / 10
The Silence Of The Lambs 07. The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
Hannibal makes his escape.
8.5
 / 10
Carrie 08. Carrie (1976)
Susan dreaming of putting flowers on Carrie's grave only to have Carrie's arm come out of the ground and grab her.
7.2
 / 10
Night Of The Living Dead 09. Night Of The Living Dead (1968)
Helen is stabbed to death with a trowel by her zombified daughter.
8.2
 / 10
Wait Until Dark 10. Wait Until Dark (1967)
Roat jumps out of the darkness and grabs Susy.
7.8
 / 10
Audition 11. Audition (1999)
Asami tortures Shigeharu. "Kiri kiri kiri kiri..."
7.2
 / 10
Misery 12. Misery (1990)
Annie breaks Paul's legs.
8.0
 / 10
Scream 13. Scream (1996)
The killer toys with Casey.
7.2
 / 10
Halloween 14. Halloween (1978)
Laurie relaxes after apparently killing Michael, when, behind her, we see him suddenly sit up.
8.2
 / 10
Freaks 15. Freaks (1932)
The freaks chase down the acrobat, and proceed to make her "one of them".
7.8
 / 10
The Omen 16. The Omen (1976)
Mrs. Baylock pushes Katherine out of the hospital window.
7.5
 / 10
A Nightmare On Elm Street 17. A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Tina is dragged onto the ceiling, and sliced up by an invisible Freddy.
7.9
 / 10
The Haunting 18. The Haunting (1963)
The door bulges inward, as if something's trying to get in.
7.6
 / 10
Hellraiser 19. Hellraiser (1987)
Kirsty opens the box, and the Cenobites appear.
7.2
 / 10
The Ring 20. The Ring (2002)
The scene where Samara crawls out of the television.
6.7
 / 10
Jacob's Ladder 21. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Jacob is at a party, dancing with his girlfriend, and sees her getting attacked or raped by some kind of reptilian tail sprouting from between her legs.
7.5
 / 10
Suspiria 22. Suspiria (1977)
The opening murder scene: A woman is stabbed in the heart, falls through a stained glass window, and is hanged on a cord, while her friend below is impaled by the falling glass.
7.4
 / 10
Phantasm 23. Phantasm (1979)
Mike wakes up to find himself in a cemetery, and the Tall Man is standing over him.
6.4
 / 10
Se7en 24. Se7en (1995)
The Sloth victim.
8.3
 / 10
Frankenstein 25. Frankenstein (1931)
The creature accidentally kills a little girl (which was edited back in the days when Hollywood had The Hays Code, making the scene scarier than it originally was supposed to be).
7.9
 / 10
When A Stranger Calls 26. When A Stranger Calls (1979)
"The calls are coming from inside the house!"
6.6
 / 10
The Serpent And The Rainbow 27. The Serpent And The Rainbow (1988)
Dennis stumbles through the village, pleading, "Don't bury me!"
6.5
 / 10
The Blair Witch Project 28. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The last thirty seconds of the entire movie. You simply see Mike facing the corner, then a scream from Heather. Then silence.
5.7
 / 10
Friday The 13th 29. Friday The 13th (1980)
Alice gets dragged into the lake by Jason.
6.9
 / 10
Pet Sematary 30. Pet Sematary (1989)
Jud is killed by evil little Gage.
6.7
 / 10
The Fly 31. The Fly (1986)
In a nightmare sequence, Veronica gives birth to a giant maggot.
7.6
 / 10
The Hitcher 32. The Hitcher (1986)
John Ryder tears Nash in half with two trucks.
7.0
 / 10
Aliens 33. Aliens (1986)
Ripley and Newt are locked in the infirmary with two face-huggers.
8.6
 / 10
House On Haunted Hill 34. House On Haunted Hill (1959)
Nora is looking for a secret passage, then turns around and a freaky looking woman is right there.
7.2
 / 10
Peeping Tom 35. Peeping Tom (1960)
Mark menaces the heroine's blind mother.
7.7
 / 10
Dawn Of The Dead 36. Dawn Of The Dead (1978)
A zombie gets the top of his head cut off by a helicopter blade.
8.3
 / 10
Black Sunday 37. Black Sunday (1960)
Asa is executed in the opening scene.
7.3
 / 10
The Hills Have Eyes 38. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Mars and Pluto invade the camper.
5.6
 / 10
An American Werewolf In London 39. An American Werewolf In London (1981)
The transformation sequence.
7.8
 / 10
It's Alive 40. It's Alive (1974)
The opening birth scene.
5.8
 / 10
The Wicker Man 41. The Wicker Man (1973)
Sergeant Howie is led into the eponymous structure, which is then set ablaze.
7.6
 / 10
The Sentinel 42. The Sentinel (1977)
Alison follows a barely seen intruder, and it's her dead father.
6.4
 / 10
Nosferatu 43. Nosferatu (1922)
The scene where Orlock is climbing the stairs then suddenly appears in the doorway.
7.9
 / 10
The Thing 44. The Thing (1982)
The blood-testing scene.
8.3
 / 10
The Last House On The Left 45. The Last House On The Left (1972)
The murder of Phyllis.
5.9
 / 10
The Dead Zone 46. The Dead Zone (1983)
The deputy commits suicide with scissors.
6.2
 / 10
The Phantom Of The Opera 47. The Phantom Of The Opera (1925)
The famous unmasking scene.
7.7
 / 10
Demons 48. Demons (1985)
The crowd witness a victim turning into a demon.
6.4
 / 10
Cujo 49. Cujo (1983)
Donna and her son are attacked by the eponymous dog for the first time.
6.2
 / 10
The Beyond 50. The Beyond (1981)
A possessed girl gets her head blown off.
7.0
 / 10
The Wolf Man 51. The Wolf Man (1941)
Larry, as the eponymous monster, attacks Gwen.
6.9
 / 10
Deliverance 52. Deliverance (1972)
Two words: Redneck rape.
7.4
 / 10
Near Dark 53. Near Dark (1987)
Severen terrorizes a bartender.
6.7
 / 10
Duel 54. Duel (1971)
The trucker tries to force David onto the railroad tracks.
6.7
 / 10
Re-Animator 55. Re-Animator (1985)
Three words: Head giving head.
7.8
 / 10
The Sixth Sense 56. The Sixth Sense (1999)
Cole meets the little dead girl.
7.9
 / 10
Them! 57. Them! (1954)
The main characters see one of the ants for the first time, and it has a human rib-cage in its jaws.
6.9
 / 10
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory 58. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)
The tunnel of nightmares, which includes a chicken getting its head chopped off.
7.8
 / 10
Candyman 59. Candyman (1992)
The title character opens his coat, and he's covered in bees.
6.8
 / 10
The Evil Dead 60. The Evil Dead (1981)
Two words: Tree rape.
7.9
 / 10
Signs 61. Signs (2002)
Merrill watches a news report about an alien sighting, alone, in a dark closet.
6.1
 / 10
Dracula 62. Dracula (1931)
Renfield first meets the title character, and sees him walk through spider-webs... without disturbing them.
7.6
 / 10
Poltergeist 63. Poltergeist (1982)
Robbie gets attacked by the already creepy looking clown doll.
7.9
 / 10
The Howling 64. The Howling (1981)
Terry goes investigating the colony, and is greeted by the thought-dead Eddie Quist in werewolf form.
6.7
 / 10
The Terminator 65. The Terminator (1984)
The now legless cyborg tries to grab Sarah through a grating.
7.8
 / 10
Blue Velvet 66. Blue Velvet (1986)
Frank first appears, huffing God-knows-what, and rapes Dorothy Vallens, while repeatedly saying "Mommy! Baby wants to fuuuuck!"
7.6
 / 10
Blood And Black Lace 67. Blood And Black Lace (1964)
The first victim is attacked by the killer out of total darkness.
7.3
 / 10
Black Christmas 68. Black Christmas (1974)
A girl is suffocated to death with plastic wrap.
7.1
 / 10
Alice, Sweet Alice 69. Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
Karen looks for Alice in a big and creepy abandoned warehouse.
6.5
 / 10
The Night Of The Hunter 70. The Night Of The Hunter (1955)
Harry Powell interrogates the children about the location of the heist money.
8.0
 / 10
Child's Play 71. Child's Play (1988)
Andy's mom starts to realize something's not right with Chucky, and threatens to throw him into the fireplace, at which point he comes to life and attacks her.
6.6
 / 10
Jurassic Park 72. Jurassic Park (1993)
The scene where the children are trapped in the kitchen with the raptors hunting them.
8.2
 / 10
The Birds 73. The Birds (1963)
Melanie hides inside a phone booth as seagulls massacre the people outside, and it cuts to a literal birds-eye view of the carnage.
7.9
 / 10
Cat People 74. Cat People (1942)
Alice is walking to the bus stop in the dark, and hears footsteps behind her. She stops, and they stop. She picks up the pace and hears the footsteps chasing her. Just as she gets to the bus stop, the bus arrives scaring the wits out of her.
7.4
 / 10
Zombie 75. Zombie (1979)
A woman is pulled towards a splinter, which eventually goes through her eye.
7.4
 / 10
Creepshow 76. Creepshow (1982)
Upson Pratt dies, and suddenly thousands of cockroaches burst out of his body.
7.2
 / 10
28 Days Later 77. 28 Days Later (2002)
The scene where Jim has just met Selena and Mark, and a person who's been infected suddenly bursts in from outside and attacks.
7.2
 / 10
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