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The Most Utterly Terrifying Figures in Film

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This is a list of the most chillingly terrifying figures in film, as ranked and voted on by horror fans. There are a lot of scary movies out there, some that stick with you in your nightmares and other you just love to peek through your fingers at while shrieking in glee. But then there are the ones that have a particular figure in them, a monster or a man or a pale child... that really makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Which is the scariest? Which one is the one you would LEAST like to EVER meet? Vote for your favorites, add any you see missing... and make sure to rank your own version if you really want to impact this list!

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    Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, A ...

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    the people's #1 & most listed It

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    Halloween II, Halloween 6, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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    Leatherface The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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    Friday the 13th, Freddy vs. Jason, Jason X

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    Hannibal, The Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon

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    added by TrudyVertigo The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic

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    Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld

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    The Ring Two, The Ring 3D, The Ring

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    The Shining, Terror in the Aisles

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    added by franjml Stick

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    The Thing

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    Bruce Jaws

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    Saw, Saw IV, Saw III

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    Alien, AVP: Alien vs. Predator

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    Sadako Yamamura Ringu

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Omen III: The Final Conflict, The Omen, Damien: Omen II

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    ranked low on reranks & added by DevinGallucci Batman, The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, The Dark Knight

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub Misery

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    Candyman Candyman

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    Psycho II, Psycho, Psycho IV: The Beginning

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    Buffalo Bill Silence of the Lambs

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    30 Days of Night

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    Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation

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    ranked low on reranks Jeepers Creepers, Jeepers Creepers II, Jeepers Creepers 3: Cathedral

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Seven

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    Nosferatu

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks No Country for Old Men

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    added by JustinBraceit House of 1000 Corpses

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Charley Feldman Pumpkinhead Pumpkinhead

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Blair Witch The Blair Witch Project

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    added by wiabux AVP: Alien vs. Predator

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    Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula

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    added by AndreaPoole-Presslor The Grudge

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    added by wiabux Crawlers The Descent, The Descent Part 2

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    added by Charley Feldman The Crypt Keeper Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight

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    often listed & added by cynic92 Pan's Labyrinth

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    added by Charley Feldman Pet Sematary

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    added by Charley Feldman Leprechaun In the Hood, Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood, Leprechaun 2

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    Devil

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    added by Charley Feldman Carrie

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    added by Charley Feldman Hellraiser

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    added by Charley Feldman Tyrannosaurus Rex Jurassic Park

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    added by RonnyMarieBorasch House of 1000 Corpses: This film confirms that Driftwood is by far the ...

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Human Centipede

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    added by Charley Feldman The Fly

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    added by PhilWoodward Pyramid Head Silent Hill

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    added by PhilWoodward Fire Face Insidious

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    added by Charley Feldman Lord of Darkness Legend

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    new! & added by sdtjsaint Resident Evil: Apocalypse The Nemesis-T Type (also known as the "Pursuer")was an experimental form of ...

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