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‘Halloween’ is the most iconic Halloween movie of all time

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%.  The respondents COULD vote for multiple movies.

Here’s the list they came up with:

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%.

29.  “It Follows”(2014) – 1%

30.  “Midsommar” (2019) – 1%

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