• Lets Have Some Fun

    Asked by ticklingcancer on Thursday, October 25, 2012

    Lets Have Some Fun

    Halloween is just around the corner. I love Halloween and I LOVE scary movies. Some of us will be stuck in the house this year dealing with chemo side effects. So maybe we can offer some scary movies ideas for you to watch to help pass the time. My all time favorite is the 1978 version of Dawn of the Dead. Not sure why because it's not a very good movie. My second favorite is Friday the 13th. What is your favorite scary movie?

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    • SpunkyS's Avatar

      Cape Fear
      They are suspenseful, but probably not scary (gory) in your sense.

      about 4 years ago
    • Modern's Avatar

      Well it's not really scary just weird and a tad violent but do good Repo the genetic opera be warned the R rating for gore is earned also music is earwormingly catchy :) also it's on Netflix instaplay

      about 4 years ago
    • Nancebeth's Avatar

      the original Halloween is great. Rosemary's Baby is super creepy. Wrong Turn was good. And yes, the original Friday the 13th was great as well. And the Exorcist was awesome!

      about 4 years ago
    • Lirasgirl33's Avatar

      Anything Zombie. I like the newer Dawn of the Dead. I haven't seen the 1978 version yet. Any of the "___ Days Later" ones. I love those! I'm totally into The Walking Dead right now. :) Can't go bad with a zombie flick.

      about 4 years ago
    • packerbacker's Avatar

      The Exorcist scared the XXX out of me! But, I'm a chicken when it comes to scary movies. When I was younger, my brothers used to come in my room and scare me all the time. And they would always watch Rod Serling's Night Gallery, which I would try not to watch, but would. I had nightmares! Good luck with a scary movie choice!

      about 4 years ago
    • FreeBird's Avatar

      Your dress up picture reminded me of Psycho-- where Norman dresses up like his mother.

      But I'll go with the old goody The Exorcist

      or The Thing. I'm a John Carpenter fan.

      about 4 years ago
    • Jess' Avatar

      Well here go the old generation gap. I like the vincent Price movies he did of Edgar Allen Poe stories. Boris Karlof, Petr Lorey, Vincent Price, all the ole scary actors. But my favorite movie is a bit of a fun thing called the RAVEN, Has all the old actors in it. Now it is a spoof on scary movies, but if you should have a moment to watch it, it will bring you a giggle.

      about 4 years ago
    • ticklingcancer's Avatar

      A few responses:

      Spunky, Seven is a GREAT movie "What's in the box?"

      Modern, I LOVE Repo the Genetic Opera. Not sure if I'm in the minority or not but I think Paris Hilton was AWESOME. Paul Sorvino was great too. My favorite character was the Grave Robber.

      Nance, I love the first Halloween. The guy who plays Michael is Nick Castle. He's attending a convention that I'm planning to go to next year so I'll get a chance to meet him. Rosemary's Baby is a CLASSIC.

      Lira, A girl after my own heart!!! Zombies movies have always be my favorite sub-genre. I can't believe you haven't see Dawn of the Dead. You can't be a zombie fan and not be a George Romero fan. After all, he is the Godfather of ALL Zombies. Zombies as we know today all started with his classic, Night of the Living Dead. He also wrote and directed, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead and Survival of the Dead. He's currently working on a movie called The Zombie Autopsies.

      Packerbacker, I can't believe I skipped The Exorcist. It's definitely in my Top 5!! When she spider walks down the stairs......get's me every time.

      Freebird, I'm a John Carpenter fan as well. I had the opportunity to meet him a couple of years ago and passed on it. (I know....let the lashing begin)

      Jess, the classic's set the stage for what we have today. I don't think I've seen Raven, I'll be sure and check that one out.

      Thanks for all the great responses.

      about 4 years ago
    • HeidiJo's Avatar

      The Others with Nicole Kidman. I had to sleep with the lights on!
      The Village
      Storm of the Century, super scary! I watched through my fingers!

      about 4 years ago
    • ticklingcancer's Avatar

      Heidi, The Others was a GREAT movie. The Village was pretty good but I thought the ending was a little disappointing. Signs was really good. Storm of the Century....I love watching this on cold winter days. Especially if it's snowing outside. I absolutely love Stephen King miniseries. This is a great one. My favorite is The Stand.

      about 4 years ago

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