Pennywise, the clown from "It," may be the scariest movie clown. But there are also the "Killer Klowns from Outer Space" (1988), the scary clown doll under the bed in "Poltergeist" (1982), the zombie clown in "Zombieland" (2009) and the murderous clown in "All Hallow's Eve" (2013).
Thankfully, like those series, Paranormal Activity did find just enough juice to stage a comeback. 5. Paranormal Activity 2. The second entry in the series lacks the sense of intimate terror that made the first one such a memorably unnerving experience, but as a collection of decent scares, it’s fine. It’s okay. It gets the job done.
But is 10 Cloverfield Lane scary? It's worth noting that, although much of the new film is still shrouded in mystery, its tone and story are very different from its predecessor. Producer J.J. Abrams, who worked on both films, told EW that the new film isn't a true sequel, but more of a "spiritual successor" to Cloverfield.
The scariest film of the early aughts is The Descent – more pop-outs than an outie bellybutton convention, just-been-winded feelings of breathless, lung-aching claustrophobia, and just try and look at a cave, tunnel or dark hole in the same way again post-watch.
Long before movies existed, and probably long after they’ve gone away in favor of the next new kind of storytelling, the Devil has made for compelling stories. That proved to be no exception in the realm of film. Here are 10 of the scariest movies featuring the Devil, Satan, Beelzebub, or whatever ...
“Cabin in the Woods” is the name of a genre of horror films that would include films like: Evil Dead, Friday the 13th, Misery, Blair Witch and the like. Joss Whedon (of Avengers fame) and his buddy Drew Goddard were both fans of the genre and created a send-up aptly titled Cabin in the Woods. It’s not super scary.
Parents need to know that Gremlins has many scary scenes, including a mom chopping up a Gremlin with a kitchen knife, a Gremlin-in-blender, and indelible Gremlin-in-microwave scenes. Parents and movie buffs alike may be interested to know that, along with Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Gremlins prompted the creation of the PG-13 rating.