SURVEY: Scariest Movies Ever Seen
Redbox conducted a Halloween survey of more than 1,200 members in September to find out their favorite Halloween movie’s and the scariest movies they’ve ever seen.
Almost half a century after its release and coinciding with the film’s 45th anniversary, “The Exorcist” is still the scariest movie responders have ever seen. “Hocus Pocus,” also celebrating a big milestone with its 25th anniversary this year, significantly outperformed all other family-friendly Halloween movies.
Here are the results:
1. Hocus Pocus
2. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
4. The Nightmare Before Christmas
5. Hotel Transylvania
Scariest Movie Ever Seen, Ranked Top 5
1. The Exorcist
2. The Silence of the Lambs
3. The Ring
4. The Shining
Other notable results of the survey include:
·Staying home and watching a scary movie (37%) edged out trick or treating (31%) as respondents favorite way to spend Halloween. Parents with children at home prefer trick or treating (53%) over watching a scary movie (26%).
·When watching scary movies, most responders (41%) prefer to have their significant other with them.
·When given the option to choose popcorn or Halloween candy as their favorite snack while watching a scary movie, popcorn was the clear winner for 72% of responders.