What’s the scariest movie ever? Vote now (Finals)

What are the best scary movies of all time? Vote in WTOP’s Scary Movie Bracket!

After five rounds of voting by WTOP listeners, we’ve finally reached the Championship. Two horror classics remain: “The Exorcist” (1973) vs. “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991).

The bracket is divided into two sides: Classic (pre-1990) and Modern (post-1990).

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After winning Best Picture for “The French Connection,” director William Friedkin next made arguably the scariest movie of all time with “The Exorcist.” The film won two Oscars (Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Sound) and remains the ninth-highest grossing film of all time (U.S. adjusted for inflation). Nearly two decades later, Jonathan Demme’s “The Silence of the Lambs” became just one of three movies to ever win the Big Five Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay. The American Film Institute ranked Clarice Starling as the sixth-greatest movie hero, while Hannibal Lecter ranked as the No. 1 movie villain. Which film deserves to win the entire bracket? Vote!

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