Halloween. It is a night for dressing up as your favorite characters and taking your kids trick or treating. After you sift through the candy, checking for anything nefarious, you tuck your kids in bed and want to watch something scary. Well, it is Halloween after all. Need a couple of suggestions for leisure viewing for this year? This is not a “best of,” but I thought I would share my Top 10 Favorite Scary Movies For Halloween:
10. Hero and the Terror– Chuck Norris stars as a LA police detective who captured a serial killer, who allegedly dies in an escape attempt. However, when the murders start again three years later, Los Angeles believes “The Terror” is back.
09. Eyes Without A Face– A 1960 black and white film known as ‘Les yeux sans visage’ in France about how far a father’s love will lead to a tragic story about the nature of beauty and horror.
08. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street– Johnny Depp gives a magnetic portrayal of an infamous British barber who is said to have killed many customers who visit his shop, though some doubt his historicity.
07. Se7en- David Fincher directs this story about two homicide detectives played by Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman looking for a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as inspiration for his murders.
06. A Quiet Place– A family avoids being eaten alive by monsters who can sense any sound, no matter how small.
05. Jaws– Steven Spielberg directs this movie about a fishing town that is terrorized by a gigantic great white shark that has taken over their beach as a hunting ground.
04. Psycho– Alfred Hitchcock directs a frightening tale of an odd motel owner who has a shocking secret.
03. The Stepfather– Terry O’Quinn stars as a psychopath who murders his entire family, only to implant himself into another one.
02. Alien– A desperate space crew battles a savage xenomorph that is killing them one at a time.
01. The Shining– Stanley Kubrick directs an adaption of the Stephen King novel of the same name about a man who starts to go crazy at the remote Overlook Hotel.
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