What Is Your Favorite Scary Movie Scream?

Are you a fan of horror movies? Do you love the adrenaline rush that comes with watching a good scream fest?

If so, then you must have a favorite scary movie scream. You know, that one scene where the victim realizes they’re about to meet their demise and lets out a blood-curdling scream that sends shivers down your spine.

Well, we’ve compiled a list of the most iconic scary movie screams that will make you relive those terrifying moments all over again. So, grab your popcorn and get ready to scream!

Psycho (1960)

One of the most famous horror movies of all time, Psycho features a chilling shower scene where Marion Crane is brutally murdered by Norman Bates dressed as his mother. The scene is accompanied by an ear-piercing scream that has become one of the most iconic in film history.

Scream (1996)

The opening scene of Scream sets the tone for the entire movie as Drew Barrymore’s character Casey Becker receives a phone call from a masked killer who asks her what her favorite scary movie is. The conversation quickly turns deadly and culminates in a bone-chilling scream that will haunt your dreams for weeks.

The Shining (1980)

“Here’s Johnny!” Jack Nicholson’s infamous line may be what everyone remembers from The Shining, but it’s Shelley Duvall’s blood-curdling scream as she realizes her husband has gone completely insane that really brings the terror home.

Halloween (1978)

Jamie Lee Curtis became the ultimate “scream queen” after starring in Halloween as Laurie Strode, who spends the entire movie being stalked by knife-wielding psychopath Michael Myers. Her final scream at the end of the film when she thinks she has finally defeated him is both cathartic and bone-chilling.

The Exorcist (1973)

Possibly the most terrifying movie of all time, The Exorcist features a variety of screams that will make your blood run cold. From Regan’s demonic howls to Father Karras’s anguished cries as he falls down the stairs, this movie is a scream fest from start to finish.


Whether you prefer classic horror movies or more modern ones, there’s no denying the power of a good scream. These iconic moments have become ingrained in our collective pop culture consciousness and continue to scare us even after multiple viewings. So, what’s your favorite scary movie scream?