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Ultimately horror film fans want frights – what is the point of horror films that don’t at least try to scare you? Yes there are horror-comedies where the emphasis is more on humour and provoking laughter, but a truly skilful horror-comedy frightens the audience as well as making them laugh. Think of American Werewolf in London and Evil Dead 2 – they were funny and scary in equal measures.

All of the great horror movies are very frightening, this is why they are great. And critics usually give good reviews to movies that scare them because this is the fundamental point of horror movies.

The movies below feature horror-comedies and straight horror films which are both unfunny and as scary as an episode of Peppa Pig. Please add your own unscary films below if you can make it through the agony…

 

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