Halloween is just around the corner and just like every year, people all over the world (well… at least in the states) will gather to Trick Or Treat and to watch horror films. HitFix.com gathered some of the world’s leading horror writers, directors, actors, producers, bloggers, critics and special effects people and asked them to list their top 10 horror films. Out of this massive and glorious (and of course, scary) list, the HitFix staff calculated which are the top 10 horror films ever!
10. Jaws (1975)
We’re gonna need a bigger boat. The film which gave us this quote and many more is also the film which redefined the term Blockbuster, giving it the meaning we use nowadays. Jaws tells the story of a small beach town under a deadly shark attack. Even though the film went over budget, causing the team to use a very fake shark (and relying on Hitchcock’s antics and composer John Williams’ music for the shark’s impending attacks), it became the highest grossing film ever, until Star Wars happened. In 2001 the American Library Of Congress chose to preserve it in the National Film Registry for its culturally, historically, and aesthetically significance.
A Scarry Significance