From classic jumps to psychological horror, these films might just keep you awake at night.
Sometimes, one of the best things you can do to escape the world is to dive into a situation scarier or more anxiety-inducing than the one we’re currently in. Don’t check the science on that because it’s almost certainly not true. But it does kind of make sense, right? We love the thrill of being terrified, and as strange as that is, it’s a great American pastime. Just ask anyone who has voluntarily opted to watch Janet Leigh’s infamous shower scene.
So what if we charted out the scariest list of movies for you to dive into when you have some couch time to burn? You in? Turn off all the lights and prepare yourself for any stray knocks on the door, because as soon as you turn on the movie, you’ve surrendered to the horror world. Here are the scariest movies of all time.