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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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  1. 1
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    It More
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  2. 2
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    Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, A ... More
    92
  3. 3
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    most listed
    Leatherface

    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre More
    91
  4. 4
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    Halloween II, Halloween 6, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers More
    90
  5. 5
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    Friday the 13th, Freddy vs. Jason, Friday the 13th More
    84
  6. 6
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    Hannibal, The Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon More
    77
  7. 7
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    The Ring Two, The Ring 3D, The Ring More
    75
  8. 8
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    Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld More
    73
  9. 9
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    The Thing More
    69
  10. 10
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    The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic More
    69
    added by: TrudyVertigo
  11. 11
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    The Shining, Terror in the Aisles More
    67
  12. 12
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    Jaws

    65
  13. 13
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    Alien, AVP: Alien vs. Predator More
    64
  14. 14
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    Stick More
    63
    added by: franjml
  15. 15
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    Sadako Yamamura

    Ringu More
    60
  16. 16
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    Saw, Saw IV, Saw III More
    56
  17. 17
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    Omen III: The Final Conflict, The Omen, Damien: Omen II More
    56
  18. 18
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    30 Days of Night More
    54
  19. 19
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    Psycho II, Psycho, Psycho More
    53
  20. 20
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    Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation More
    53
  21. 21
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    John Doe

    Seven More
    52
  22. 22
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    ranked high on reranks
    Anton Chigurh

    No Country for Old Men More
    51
  23. 23
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    ranked low on reranks
    Buffalo Bill

    Silence of the Lambs More
    51
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    Candyman

    50
  25. 25
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    Annie Wilkes

    Misery More
    48
    added by: ChangesDownClub
  26. 26
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    Joker

    Batman, The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, The Dark Knight More
    47
    added by: DevinGallucci
  27. 27
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    Captain Spaulding

    House of 1000 Corpses More
    47
    added by: JustinBraceit
  28. 28
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    Nosferatu More
    46
  29. 29
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    Jeepers Creepers, Jeepers Creepers II, Jeepers Creepers 3: Cathedral More
    45
  30. 30
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Blair Witch

    43
  31. 31
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    Crawlers

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    added by: wiabux
    The Descent, The Descent part 2
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    Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula More
    41
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    AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem More
    40
    added by: wiabux
  34. 34
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    Pan's Labyrinth More
    37
    added by: cynic92
    There are good reasons why the fairies warned Ofelia about the Pale Man, as shown on the walls ... more
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    Child's Play 2, Child's Play 3, Bride of Chucky More
    36
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    often listed
    Dr. Heiter

    The Human Centipede More
    35
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Erik, the Phantom of the Opera

    30 Minutes or Less, The Phantom of the Opera, The Phantom of the Opera More
    33
    added by: StacyWolfe
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    Frankenstein's monster

    Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Bride of Frankenstein, Monster Mash More
    32
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