Everyone should watch a scary movie on Halloween.A well made horror
flick will build an intriguing story and shock the audience.They usually contain unforgettable murder scenes, mystery, suspense, and gore.I have collected a list of some of the most infamous
death scenes in horror film history.
20. Final Destination
2 is a 2003 supernatural thriller, and sequel to Final Destination. While on vacation, Kimberly Corman
experiences a vision of a mass pile-up on the highway on which she is traveling.She blocks the entrance
ramp and spares the lives of many motorists, who soon begin to die under mysterious circumstances.All
of the Final Destination movies have had legendary death scenes.In this scene Evan Lewis is killed.
19. House of Wax (2005)
Paris Hilton Gets Slaughtered
House of Wax is a 2005 horror
film.The movie tells the story of six teenagers who are on their way to a football game in Louisiana.While traveling down a rural highway, the group encounters a road block and is forced into a detour.They decide to pull over and set up camp for the night near the woods.The next morning they
encounter some strange men and the situation turns deadly.In this scene Paige Edwards, played by
Paris Hilton is savagely slaughtered.As part of the promotion for the film, the phrase "See Paris Hilton Die" was used.
18. It (1990)
George is Murdered
a 1990 television miniseries based on the Stephen King novel.It stars Tim Curry as Pennywise the
killer clown.Pennywise is an alien being that feeds on small children. He is powered by kid’s
fears and nightmares.In this scene “It” attacks and rips the arm off a small boy named
George.In 2011, Warner Bros. will be releasing a theatrical remake of the miniseries.
17. The Mist
Carmody is Shot
The Mist is a 2007 American
horror film based on the novel by Stephen King.The movie begins on the morning after a violent thunderstorm.David Drayton and his wife witness an unusual mist moving towards their lakeside home.The
residents of the town take refuge in the local grocery store, but the mist soon takes over the village, bringing unwanted
guests.In this famous scene Mrs. Carmody is shot dead.
Lady in White (1988)
Melissa Anne Montgomery is Strangled
Lady in White is a 1988 horror
film.The movie is based on the story of The Lady in White, who is a ghost that endlessly searches
for her daughter in Durand-Eastman Park in Rochester, New York.The plot revolves around 9-year-old
Frankie Scarlatti who gets locked into the school cloak room by school bullies on Halloween.While
spending the night in the closet he witnesses the murder of the ghost of Melissa Anne Montgomery.Soon,
all Frankie can see is the ghost of Melissa.This scene is truly horrifying.
15. Indiana Jones
and the Last Crusade (1989)
and the Last Crusade is a 1989 film directed by Steven Spielberg.In the movie, Walter
Donovan sends Indiana and his father on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Donovan works for the Nazis and desires immortality.His plan is to have the Joneses lead him to the treasure.In the thrilling conclusion Donovan
makes the wrong decision and pays the ultimate price.
14. The Texas
Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Opening Bridge Scene
The Texas Chainsaw
Massacre 2 is a 1986 big-budget horror sequel.The film stars Dennis Hopper as Lefty and Bill
Johnson as Leatherface.It is a strong departure from the first film and has been labeled a black
comedy.I have included the opening scene of the movie, in which two high school students are attacked
A Bloody Battle
Ravenous is a
1999 horror film starring Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle and Jeffrey Jones. The film revolves around cannibalism in
1840s California.It is similar to the story of the Donner Party.In the film an
American soldier gains a hunger for human flesh.This scene shows a bloody battle between the leading
Braindead or Dead Alive (1992)
released as Dead Alive in North America, is a zombie horror film directed by Peter Jackson.The film follows the story of the Sumatran Rat-Monkey, whose bite will slowly turn you into a ravenous zombie.In the climax of the film, hundreds of zombies attack the main characters, Lionel, Paquita, Rita and Les.Braindead frequently tops lists of the goriest movies ever made.
11. Halloween: The
Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Curse of Michael Myers is the sixth installment in the Halloween series.The plot
revolves around the "Curse of Thorn", which is ultimately revealed to be the source of Michael Myers' evil.In this scene Myers disposes of Mary.
10. The Thing (1982)
The Creature Attacks
is a 1982 science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell.The story
revolves around an extraterrestrial lifeform that attacks an Antarctic research team.The creature
has the ability to shapeshift and can assume human form.This scene includes a bloody attack.
9. Sleepaway Camp
II – Unhappy Campers (1988)
Outhouse Death Scene
Sleepaway Camp is a horror
movie franchise.In the 1988 sequel Unhappy Campers, Angela Baker becomes a counselor at Camp Rolling
Hills.She runs a strict boat and will not tolerate any drugs, alcohol, pranks, or fornicating.Her punishment is always murder.Many infamous death scenes have come from these films.In this clip Angela takes care of an unhappy camper.
8. Scanners (1981)
is a 1981 science fiction horror film.The movie is about a corporation that attempts to use people
with telepathic and telekinetic abilities to control others.These individuals are named scanners.This murder scene is one of the most famous in horror film history.The scanner uses his mind-controlling
ability to explode another man’s head.
7. Halloween (1978)
is a 1978 independent horror film set in the fictional suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois.On
Halloween night 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers murdered his fifteen-year-old sister Judith with a large butcher knife.He was sent to Smith's Grove Warren County Sanitarium and was placed under the care of child psychiatrist
Dr. Sam Loomis.After years of treatment Loomis was led to believe that Michael was nothing less
than pure evil.At age 21 Michael Myers escaped from the hospital and went on his first of many murder
sprees.In this scene he kills Lynda’s boyfriend Bob.
6. Freddy vs. Jason
Freddy vs. Jason
is a 2003 crossover horror film.The movie revolves around Freddy Krueger, who is trapped in Hell,
and is enraged that the children of Springwood have forgotten about him.Freddy is determined to make
the kids remember and fear him, so he locates Jason Voorhees in Hell.In disguise of Pamela Voorhees
Freddy convinces Jason to start a murder spree on Elm Street.Freddy soon has all of his power back.In this scene Jason brutally murders Trey.
5. Pet Sematary (1989)
Gage is Put Down
Pet Sematary is a 1989
horror film based on a Stephen King novel.The movie begins when the Creed family moves into a new
home in the town of Ludlow, Maine.The Creeds befriend a new neighbor, Jud Crandall, who tells them
of an evil pet cemetery. After 5-year-old Gage Creed is killed by a passing semi truck his parents decided to bury
the boy in the pet cemetery.He returns as a possessed murderer.In this scene the reincarnated Cage is killed.
4. The Blob (1988)
The Blob is a 1988 American
horror film.It is a remake of the 1958 release.The movie begins when a small
meteorite falls to earth near the town of Arborville, California.An elderly man discovers a bizarre,
jelly-like being near the crash site.The alien substance soon begins consuming members of the town.I have included the infamous sink murder scene.
3. REC (2007)
Girl Zombie Attacks
a 2007 Spanish horror film.The story follows a television reporter, Ángela Vidal, and her
cameraman, Pablo, who cover the night shift in one of Barcelona's local fire stations.They work
for the documentary television series While You Sleep.It is one of the best zombie pictures
2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
is Impaled on a Meathook
The Texas Chain
Saw Massacre is a 1974 independent horror film.The story revolves around the ambush and murder
of a group of friends who are on a road trip in rural Texas.The attackers are a family of cannibals.The film has been banned in many areas of the world.In this clip Pam is impaled on a meathook
1. A Nightmare on
Elm Street (1984)
Glen Lantz is Murdered
A Nightmare on
Elm Street is a 1984 horror film directed and written by Wes Craven. The film is set in the fictional town of
Springwood, Ohio.The plot revolves around several teenagers who are being terrorized in their nightmares
by the ghost of a serial child murderer named Fred Krueger.Fred Krueger exists in dreams, but has
the ability to kill you in the real world.In this infamous scene Glen is swallowed by his water bed and slaughtered by Freddy.Glen is portrayed by Johnny Depp, in his first theatrical role.Look out for The Nightmare on Elm Street: 2010.
Burn After Reading
In this scene Brad Pitt’s character takes a bullet to the head.