Graveyard Shift Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In  

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List of the horror movie set-ups you’d least like to be trapped in, as ranked by horror movie fans. The scariest part of most horror movies is not the jump scares or the demonic mask of the creepy serial killer.The real most terrifying aspect of any given horror movie is imagining yourself stuck in that setting and situation. A haunted house run by a maniacal butler is never scarier than when you’re visualizing yourself within those ghostly walls. Would you be able to survive a crazy serial killer with a chain saw that never seems to run out of juice? Will you be able to be smarter than the dozens of characters who get an ax to the head?

This list of horror movie premises you want no part of covers the top horror movies you would not want to be stuck in, even in your wildest nightmare. These movies have inescapable villains- from a disturbing dead girl stuck in a video tape to death himself- making it far less likely that you’d survive within that horror movie universe.

What horror movie set-ups would you least like to be stuck in? This list features scenarios like serial killer toys to walking, flesh-eating dead folks, none of which you would ever want to meet face-to-face. If your favorite horror movie premise isn't on the list, make sure to add it.

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Saw is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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The Human Centipede (First Seq... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
PeteBoyle added The Human Centipede (First Sequence) Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura

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Saw II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Saw II Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer

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A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Final Destination Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Hellraiser Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Hills Have Eyes Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman

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Jeepers Creepers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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Insidious is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Insidious Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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House of 1000 Corpses is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
House of 1000 Corpses Rob Zombie, Chris Hardwick, Karen Black

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The Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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The Strangers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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The Ring is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Ring Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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The Cabin in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Cabin in the Woods Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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Final Destination 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Final Destination 2 Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter

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Misery is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Misery Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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Final Destination 5 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Final Destination 5 David Koechner, Tony Todd, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Dawn of the Dead Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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Wrong Turn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Wrong Turn Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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Drag Me to Hell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Drag Me to Hell Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Amityville Horror James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

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The Shining is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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Paranormal Activity is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Paranormal Activity Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Last House on the Left Martin Kove, Steve Miner, Fred J. Lincoln

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Final Destination 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Final Destination 3 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Cory Monteith, Tony Todd

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The Devil's Rejects is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Devil's Rejects Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn

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Slither is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Slither Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added House on Haunted Hill Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush

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Scream is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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John Carpenter's The Fog is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added John Carpenter's The Fog Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Tom Welling

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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When a Stranger Calls is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
When a Stranger Calls Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

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Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Child's Play Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon

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Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Haunting Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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It is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
go_sullivan added It Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter

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House of Wax is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
House of Wax Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki

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Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
The Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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Cry Wolf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added Cry Wolf Jon Bon Jovi, Jared Padalecki, Lindy Booth

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Child's Play 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Child's Play 2 Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Beth Grant

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The Blob is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added The Blob Erika Eleniak, Shawnee Smith, Julie McCullough

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Triangle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
dee123 added Triangle Melissa George, Michael Dorman, Rachael Carpani

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Splinter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Nick Hegenbarth added Splinter Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Shea Whigham

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The Loved Ones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In
Nick Hegenbarth added The Loved Ones Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Gulliver McGrath