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Initial post: Aug 25, 2011 9:12:53 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 26, 2011 5:59:28 PM PDT
Was thinking about starting one and I wondered how one would get input about what movies to pick.

Here's some I'd pick:

the exorcist
the evil dead
re-animator
friday the 13th
halloween
a nightmare on elm st.
the thing (carpenter)
the blair witch project
paranormal activity
the shining
jaws
alien
texas chainsaw massacre
misery
dead/alive
return of the living dead
the silence of the lambs
the howling
an american werewolf in london
the sixth sense
the amityville horror
jeepers creepers
tremors
near dark
hellraiser
the last house on the left (original)
13 ghosts (remake)
creepshow
evil dead 2
dawn of the dead (original)
carrie
28 days later

Some are favorites of mine, some aren't.
Would anyone add or take some away?

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 25, 2011 1:08:50 PM PDT
D. Sippel says:
Quite the list andy, many of my favorites are on here. I second The Exorcist, Psycho, Evil Dead, Night of the Living Dead, The Shining, Carpenter's The Thing, and would like to add Jaws, Alien, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Dead/Alive. There are so many great horror films out there, almost too many to think of. Breaking it down by decade of release might help to organize things.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 25, 2011 1:11:50 PM PDT
Dramamine says:
Would add 'Martyrs'.

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 2:06:33 PM PDT
H. Evans says:
I 2nd Alien, Jaws, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Night of the Living Dead, Psycho, Friday the 13th, Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Thing, The Shining, The Sixth Sense, The Amityville Horror, Jeepers Creepers, and Tremors. How about adding Misery and 28 Days Later?

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 2:21:49 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 25, 2011 3:19:26 PM PDT
There are already 32 movies here. It seems if it's too big it will take forever.

I can add jaws, texas chainsaw, alien, dead/alive, misery, 28 days later, and martyrs.

Also there's carrie. That's eight more, it would give us 40. Too many?

Edit: I could take out the foreigns and we could do a battle between those as well, because alot of korean, french, and italian movies are not here.

I would take out martyrs, demons, and let the right one in to use on another list that would include ginger snaps, suspiria, high tension, the host, audition, and what ever other goodies we could come up with.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 26, 2011 10:02:19 AM PDT
D. Sippel says:
Probably a good idea not to get too many. Some of the massive games in the Movie and Classic Rock are a bit overwhelming, so I tend to pass them by. Plus if you break it up, that leaves material for future battles.

Posted on Aug 26, 2011 10:39:13 AM PDT
Oz le Fou says:
Dawn of the Dead (original), Alien, Creepshow 1, Evil Dead 2.

Posted on Aug 26, 2011 5:00:31 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 26, 2011 6:05:10 PM PDT
Edit: the foreigns and black and whites are gone to use for a later game. 32 total. Any more domestic, in color movies to add?
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