From slashers to seances, a great number of horror films are released every year to satisfy people’s innate desire to be terror-stricken.
And as we approach All Hallows’ Eve, many love to rewatch some of the good old classics, as well as newer releases as part of their Halloween rituals.
Hence, to get you thrilled and chilled to the core, Top10Casinos.com has delivered a list of the scariest horror films where you’re likely to jump, inducing some screams and spine-chills throughout. To collate the list, 100 top horror films were reviewed, utilizing the database Where’s The Jump for the number of ‘jumps’ recorded per film.
Some of the key findings include:
- The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013) tops the list to be the scariest horror film to watch with a barrage of 32 jump scares in 101 minutes.
- 3 out of 4 from the Evil Dead films have made it to the top 20, with an average of 23 jump scares plotted throughout.
- The 2010s wins the title as the spookiest decade by far, with the emergence of The Conjuring franchise in 2013 setting off a new era for horror movies.
The Results: Top 20 Most Terrifying Horror Films, Ranked by the Number of Jump Scares
|Rank||Horror Films||Year Released||Number of Jump Scares|
|1||The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia||2013||32|
|2||Evil Dead II||1987||27|
|4||The Haunting In Connecticut||2009||26|
|6||Drag Me To Hell||2009||23|
|7||It Chapter One||2017||23|
|10||It Chapter Two||2019||23|
|13||The Conjuring II||2016||22|
|16||The Evil Dead||1981||22|
|19||The Curse of La Llorona||2019||20|
For the complete data of the 100 horror films analysed, please click here.