Sleep With A Light On, Here Are the Scariest Movies Ever, Ranked

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Brace yourself for this one, because these scary movies are no joke. Just in time for Halloween, we've thought about some of our all time scary movies.

There's just something about the thrill of sitting on the edge of your seat and biting your nails— nothing beats it! Whether it's an old classic movie or one of the new hits in theaters, these movies will satisfy your Halloween fix.

We've put together a list of some of the most horrific creepy movies of all time. Take a look and rank them for yourself, it won't be as easy as you think!

The Shining (1980)

The Shining via Warner Bros.

When Jack Torrance's (Jack Nicholson) family moves into an isolated hotel in Colorado in the middle of the winter, the hotel's dark secrets are revealed as he morphs into a homicidal maniac.

Halloween (2007)

Halloween via Dimension Films

In this remake of the 1978 film, Michael Myers (Tyler Mane) breaks out of a mental institution almost 20 years after killing his family. Now, he won't stop until he finishes off his little sister.

The Exorcist (1973)

The Exorcist via Warner Bros.

This horror movie is so epic because it's loosely based on actual events. After a mother suspects that her daughter is possessed, she calls in experts who believe she might have been seized by the devil himself.

Psycho (1960)

Psycho via Paramount Pictures

This film unfolds as a woman on the run stops at the Bates Motel in the middle of the night, meeting Normal Bates (Anthony Perkins) who is anything but normal.

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

New Line Cinema

This classic horror movie tells the story of Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), who preys on teenagers in their dreams, which actually kills them in real life.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre via The Bryanston Distributing Company

When a group of friends decide to investigate their grandfather's vandalized grave, they find themselves being tormented by a murderous maniacs with chainsaws.

The Ring (2002)

The Ring via DreamWorks Pictures

This film follows a journalist who is determined to find out the mystery behind a tape that's causing teenagers to die 7 days after watching it.

The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)

Orion Pictures

This drama mystery film tells the story of a young woman in the FBI's training academy who is given the task of interviewing Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a violent psychopath and murderer.

Paranormal Activity (2007)

Paramount Pictures

This home video style film follows a young couple who moves into a home that is plagued with a supernatural presence.

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist via MGM/UA Entertainment Co.

This film tells the story of a California family who finds that ghosts are communicating with them through the television. When their youngest daughter goes missing, the family seeks the help of a parapsychologist and an exorcist.