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The allure of a scary movie comes from the thrilling and oddly addictive terror of the unknown. Watch your deepest fears on screen, and let your imagination run wild with these Netflix scary movies.

“Sleepy Hollow” (1999)
Scare scale: 6/10
This is a movie that’s based on Irving’s’ tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, in which Ichabod, played by Johnny Depp, is a NY detective who is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate multiple murders of people who are found headless in the woods. The local myth is that a ghost of a Hessian trooper who got his head removed by a cannon ball rides through the woods on horseback and decapitates those who don’t believe.

Ichabod refuses to believe in this legend and sets out to solve the murders.
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“Insidious 2” demands that the viewer stay focused the whole time. If you love movies that literally take you into another “spiritual” world with demons and spirits that are trying to overtake your body, this movie is right up your alley.

“Carrie” (1976)
Scare scale: 8/10
Based on the novel by Stephen King, “Carrie” is a film about a sheltered teen named Carrie White, played by Sissy Spacek, who deals with tormenting classmates. On top of being an outcast at school, Carrie endures abuse from her mother at home.

Strange occurrences begin to happen, and Carrie realizes that she may have supernatural powers. Carrie gets invited to prom and starts to think that everything is starting to look up in her life, but quickly her magical prom night takes a sudden and violent turn. If you enjoy high school drama revenge, this movie takes it to a whole new level.

“Scream” (1996)
Scare scale: 9/10
In the small town of Woodsboro, there’s a psychopath on the loose who stalks and taunts his victims with trivia questions then painfully kills them. To stay alive, the characters have to stay one step ahead and know all the correct answers to the trivia. The film keeps you guessing the identity of the killer and his next

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