My Top Halloween Flicks!

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1.
Halloween (1978)
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Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ "Halloween" changes lives! It also stars 'Scream Queen' Jamie Lee Curtis and features the infamous embodiment of pure evil, Michael Myers, aka "The Shape"! ” - SickFlickChick
 
2.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
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Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
“ Modern tales of one very eventful Halloween night are interwoven in a classic, yet slightly gory style that is sure to induce the Halloween spirit for years to come! Best make sure you have some treats handy for this one! ” - SickFlickChick
 
3.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
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Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Someone woke up the Headless Horseman (bad idea!) and now heads are rolling! Amusing, fantastical, gory and just enough fright for a dark October night! ” - SickFlickChick
 
4.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters. (96 mins.)
“ "They're coming to get you Barbara....!" ... Aaaand they did. He was just joking, and nobody thought they would, but they were real, and they did! For this reason.... it is the best zombie flick EVER! ” - SickFlickChick
 
5.
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
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A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. (99 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ A curse summons a most soul-thirsty demon from hell that thwarts a young woman's plans for a happy life. Can she rid herself of the Lamia? Written and directed by Sam Raimi, his unique style of dark humor and decomposing body antics will make you both grin and cringe with horrorful delight! ” - SickFlickChick
 
6.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
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An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. (106 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ The charmingly smart, farcical cousin of the horror classic "Frankenstein"! ” - SickFlickChick
 
7.
Evil Dead II (1987)
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The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. (84 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Demons are evil and they WILL possess the dead with the intention of killing you.... IF you let them ;) ” - SickFlickChick
 
8.
Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)
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A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only a "Thriller" can save them now. (13 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ This is the stuff that Halloween dreams are made of! ;) ” - SickFlickChick
 
9.
Insidious (2010)
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A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ A spooky take on sleeping habits and the concept that houses are not haunted.... but people are! Frightening imagery and suspenseful poise form a prominent style in the first of a soon to be three part horror saga! ” - SickFlickChick
 
10.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
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The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily. (106 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ The next haunting chapter unfolds in the lives of the Lambert family! As creepy as the last! Can't wait for the third haunt! ” - SickFlickChick