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Archive for Monday, October 20, 2003

Favorite frightening flicks — vote in our Halloween movie polls

October 20, 2003

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Who shines as your worst Halloween nightmare, Freddie, Jason or Jack Nicholson? Which vampire film makes your pulse pound? And which teen-age wolfman, Michael J. Fox or Michael Landon, raises the hairs on your neck? Below we've assembled some polls for our readers to tell us their favorite horror movies by category. And in some cases, we do mean gory - we've got classics, vampires, slashers and more!

Also, take a look at Journal-World film critic Jon Niccum's Halloween favorites. Interested in discussing the results or talking about the greatest horror flicks? Go to our forum.

Note: These are not scientific polls. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Here are some classics. Which one is your favorite?

The Shining
Psycho (original)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (original) (Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) trailer)
Halloween ("Halloween: Resurrection" trailer)
Nightmare on Elm Street
Blair Witch Project
Night of the Living Dead
The Exorcist (trailer)
Hellraiser
Poltergeist
See the results »

What is your favorite werewolf movie?

Ginger Snaps
The Howling
I Was a Teenage Werewolf
An American Werewolf in London (trailer)
An American Werewolf in Paris
Wolf (trailer)
Teen Wolf
Wolfen
Silver Bullet
The Wolf Man (trailer)
¢ See the results »

What is your favorite 'creature feature'?

Creature from the Black Lagoon
Alien (trailer)
The Blob (1958)
Godzilla
The Thing (1982)
The Fly (1986)
Bride of Frankenstein
Gremlins
Predator
Mimic
¢ See the results »

What is your favorite vampire movie?

Dracula (1931) (Dracula 2000 trailer)
Dracula (1958)
From Dusk til Dawn
The Hunger
The Lost Boys
Fright Night
Interview with a Vampire
Blade
Nosferata
Martin
¢ See the results »

What is your favorite slasher/thriller movie?

Halloween (Halloween: Resurrection trailer)
Nightmare on Elm Street
Friday the 13th
Prom Night
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (original) (Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) trailer)
Psycho
When a Stranger Calls
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Sleepaway Camp
Scream
¢ See the results »

What is your favorite ghost movie?

Ghostbusters
The Others
The Sixth Sense
Beetlejuice
The Frighteners
The Haunting (1963) (The Haunting (1999) trailer)
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
The Ring (trailer)
Stir of Echoes
Ghost
¢ See the results »

What is your favorite zombie movie?

Night of the Living Dead
Zombie (1979)
28 Days Later (trailer)
Evil Dead II
Braindead
Dawn of the Dead (trailer)
Return of the Living Dead
Resident Evil (trailer)
Dellamorte Dellamore
Night of the Comet
¢ See the results »

What is your favorite Halloween or horror movie for children?

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Witches
The Worst Witch
Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Ghost Dad
Casper
Hocus Pocus
The Monster Squad
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Harry Potter (any) (trailer)
¢ See the results »

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