Are These The 30 Most Iconic Halloween Movies of All Time?

Halloween is just 24 days away, which seems hard to believe . . . especially if you haven’t been outside since St. Patrick’s Day.  And a new poll of 2,000 Americans has determined the most iconic Halloween movies.

The movie “Halloween” was #1 with 46% of the vote, but 30 movies got at least 1%, or roughly 20 votes.  The respondents COULD vote for multiple movies.  Here’s the list:

 

1.  “Halloween”, 1978, 46%

 

2.  “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, 1984, 24%

 

3.  “Scream”, 1996, 22%

 

4.  “The Exorcist”, 1973, 21%

 

5.  “Beetlejuice”, 1988, 21%

 

6.  “Friday the 13th”, 1980, 15%

 

7.  “Carrie”, 1976, 13%

 

8.  “Rocky Horror Picture Show”, 1975, 10%

 

9.  “Child’s Play”, 1988, 9%

 

10.  “The Shining”, 1980, 7%

 

11.  “The Conjuring”, 2013, 6%

 

12.  “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”, 1974, 5%

 

13.  “Psycho”, 1960, 5%

 

14.  “A Quiet Place”, 2018, 5%

 

15.  “Night of the Living Dead”, 1968, 5%

 

16.  “It”, 4% . . . They didn’t say whether it was the original 1990 miniseries or the 2017 remake.

 

17.  “The Blair Witch Project”, 1999, 4%

 

18.  “The Witch”, 2015, 4%

 

19.  “Saw”, 2004, 4%

 

20.  “Poltergeist”, 1982, 3%

 

21.  “Insidious”, 2010, 3%

 

22.  “Get Out”, 2017, 3%

 

23.  “Paranormal Activity”, 2007, 3%

 

24.  “Candyman”, 1992, 3%

 

25.  “The Sixth Sense”, 1999, 2%

 

26.  “The Last House on the Left”, 1972, 2%.

 

27.  “The Babadook”, 2014, 2%

 

28.  “The Ring”, 2002, 2%.  I’m assuming it’s the American remake.

 

29.  “It Follows”, 2014, 1%

 

30.  “Midsommar”, 2019, 1%