The Shining Rated Scariest Movie Ever

Discussion in 'The Shining' started by Out of Order, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord

    I wonder if the '73 version is purchasable in a brick-and-mortar store like Movie Stop or only off of Warner Archives on Youtube? Wonder when they started doing that?
     
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  2. MadamMack

    MadamMack M e m b e r


    The Shining did not scare me . . .The Exorcist did and still does. It's the only movie that ever really has. Sure, there are some that make me wonder, WTF! . . .but that's about it . . .The Exorcist SCARES me.
     
  3. Out of Order

    Out of Order I Reckon So

    Pretty much my feelings as well. A lot to be said for a movie that's been copied to death.......to still outclass anything since.......

    Although I'm going to try to see The Conjuring soon, the guys I listen to on the radio say that is really scary too......
     
  4. miri92

    miri92 Active Member

    For me, the Shining movie is absolute ****. It butchered the book which is a masterpiece. I remember watching it when I was 8 years old and even then I wasn't scared. Last week, I decided to refresh my memory since I was reading Doctor sleep and I almost reached out and chocked Wendy. The Wendy in the movie is NOTHING like the character. it's like comparing an empty vase to a full one. Period.
     
  5. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

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    I liked the movie on its own merit - yes it was a poor adaptation of the book, yet still had an eerie atmosphere.
     
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  6. Kurben

    Kurben The Fool on the Hill

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  7. Kurben

    Kurben The Fool on the Hill

    Correct. In the movie what does she do except scream whenever she has an oppurtunity
     
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  8. Sunlight Gardener

    Sunlight Gardener Well-Known Member

    I worry about the inner workings of anyone who says they don't find the Exorcist scary. Those people I tend to give a wide berth when they come near me. :icon_eek:
     
  9. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    I thought the book was much scarier than the movie. When it first came out in the 70s it was very shocking back then. Now I think there is a lot more cult/Satan/evil junk out there and people are starting to get acclimatized or immune to it, which is actually quite sad.
     
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  10. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Bump

    Anybody on this board been here yet?

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  11. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

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    Estes Park, Colorado
     
  12. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

  13. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Too many people reaching for some cake

    I want to go so bad!

    Also, I think I'm the only person here who thinks The Shining (film) is scary. Haha. The score alone creeps me out.
     

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