The horror genre is one that is constantly evolving, with new films and franchises constantly being released.

While some may argue as to what the best horror movie is, there are definitely a few that rise to the top.

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The original “Psycho” is often cited as one of the best horror movies of all time. It’s suspenseful, gory, and downright terrifying. The plot follows Norman Bates, a disturbed man who murders women and preserves their bodies in the motel he runs with his mother.

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Another classic horror film is “The Exorcist”. The film follows a young girl who is possessed by a demon, and her desperate mother’s attempts to save her. The scenes of the girl’s possession are downright bone-chilling, and the film is still considered one of the scariest ever made.

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“Nightmare on Elm Street” is another classic horror film that is sure to send chills down your spine. The film follows Freddy Krueger, a child killer who is burned alive by the parents of his victims. He returns from the dead to haunt the children of those parents in their dreams, and the results are absolutely terrifying.

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“The Shining” is another all-time classic horror film. The film follows a family who moves into an isolated hotel for the winter, only to be terrorized by the ghosts that live there. The film is suspenseful, creepy, and will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. While there are undoubtedly many other great horror movies out there, these are some of the stand-outs that are sure to send a shiver down your spine.

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There are countless scary movies to choose from when looking for a good fright. Here are ten of the absolute scariest, in no particular order.

1. The Shining

2. A Nightmare on Elm Street

3. The Exorcist

4. Alien

5. Jaws

6. The Conjuring

7. Saw

8. Paranormal Activity

9. The Ring

10. Halloween

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