While some people cannot stand watching scary films, there are also many of us that like nothing more than to be scared senseless. It is a unique experience. Although we know that it is all fiction and we are safe, it still has a psychical effect on your body. A genuinely terrifying scene will not just scare you at the moment, but stick with you for days after. To terrify audiences properly, it takes a lot of skill and a collaborative effort from everyone working on the movie. Prepare yourself, as these are the 12 most terrifying scenes ever.
Warning: Some of these scenes contain explicit language, adult situations, and/or violence
12. The Strangers – “Is Tamara there?”
After watching this movie, you will feel your heart jump anytime that somebody knocks on your door. This lasting impact is the sign of good horror. Taking place at a vacation home in the middle of nowhere, Kristen and James hear a slow knocking at their door at 4:00 AM. When they open it, they find a very creepy girl who asks if Tamara is at home, before leaving and saying that she will “see them later.” They send her away, and James goes out to pick up cigarettes. Then comes the scene in question, where Kristen is home alone and once again hears the chilling knock at the door. The girl again asks for Tamara, and it becomes clear that something is not right. A very foreboding atmosphere seeps in, and after speaking to James on the phone, a horrifying shot is shown where a masked figure is standing in the house.