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For classic chills, it’s hard to top ‘Halloween’

Jamie Lee Curtis in a scene from the 1978 horror classic “Halloween,” directed by John Carpenter.
Jamie Lee Curtis in a scene from the 1978 horror classic “Halloween,” directed by John Carpenter.

Spokesman-Review columnist Paul Turner wondered on The Slice blog whether people still find the 1978 movie “Halloween” scary. We asked our Facebook friends about that and what other horror movies scare them. Here’s what they said:

Kae Obrien

Not as much as it used to!

Stacy Loberg

Sooo scary!

Kelly Hooper Wilcox

“Exorcist.” Still can’t watch it.

Susan Seki

Still scary

Lisa Marie Johnson

Scary! Classic! Never underestimate the scare factor of a creepy lurker …

Karen Drobny

Yup, still scary

Becky Edwards

Original “Halloween” made me not watch horror for 20 years!

Katy Smith Byrnes

I hadn’t watched “The Changeling” in 20 years and just watched it this last weekend. Such a good story and it still scared me.

Cops SouthEast

“Burnt Offerings”

Misti Pierceall

Yes!!! Just watched it a couple nights ago for the first time … I had to cover my eyes several times.

Ann Finke

Classic … I am a scary movie buff … have watched just about everything. “The Conjuring” was really good … “Exorcist” great. Going to see “Ouija” Friday. Takes A LOT to scare me.

Melissa Burton

No, but I do think it’s a classic to watch

Katie Albert

It is a scary movie for those whom have never watched … for those that grew up with it, it’s a good scare that we find predictable … but still enjoy the thrill of watching it … Jamie Lee Curtis is classic … for the most part many of the additional films were awesome! It’s still a great thriller Halloween movie!

Brad Forthun

Watching the news is much scarier.

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