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Most scary horror movies: 15 of the most frightening films ever, ranked in order of jump scares

Ranked by the number of jump scares, here are the top 15 most terrifying horror films.

Friday, 4th February 2022, 3:51 pm

Theory goes, the adrenaline that comes with watching the most terrifying and scary moments of a horror movie is where the genre finds its true magic.

Brain eating zombies, purge style home invasions, slasher, things that go bump in the night and demonic possessions. Quite simply, horror films are a staple of cinema history.

Whether you love the adrenaline rush of a horror film, or get a kick out of frequent jump scares, curling up with a scary movie on a dark night is what many of us see as a perfect night in.

And while Halloween may be over, the dark nights mean there’s no better time to re-watch some of the films which scared the living daylights out of us.

However, which movies are most likely to make you jump out of your skin?

To get you thrilled – and chilled - to the bone, has compiled a list of the scariest horror films which are most likely to see you jump, scream and spine-chills throughout.

Without further ado, here are the 15 films with the most jumps scares recorded, utilising database Where’s The Jump. Be afraid, be very afraid.

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