Did you ever see a scary movie that was heralded as being very scary and you didn't think so at all?

@snowy22315 (123756)
United States
October 12, 2021 10:10am CST
The Blair Witch Project was one of those movies that people found terrifying, and I didn't think it was at all. I saw this in the theater, and I was like..really? That's not scary. The Exorcist was another one that didn't scare me in the least. I did read the book though and found that pretty scary. Someone told me about Blair Witch that you had to put yourself in the position of the characters, if you didn't do that, it wasn't scary. Anyway, when I turned on the telly the last half hour of it was on...nope still not scary...
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@RebeccasFarm (48608)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
12 Oct
Yes the Scream movies did not make me scream at all.
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
12 Oct
Oh I thought Scream was pretty scary. I was watching some kind of Scream thing I think it was a program based on the movie..and it actually gave me a nightmare, and I don't get them as a rule.
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• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
12 Oct
@snowy22315 See its funny how different we all are
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
12 Oct
@RebeccasFarm That's true
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@paigea (34391)
• Canada
12 Oct
I don't find any of them scary. Just silly. They are generally too unrealistic.
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
12 Oct
There are movies I find scary just none of the above..
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@Sojourn (12152)
• India
12 Oct
Is the Exorcist based on a novel? Didn't knew. I will look out for it.
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
12 Oct
It is. It's a good read too. It was written sometime in the early 70's.
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@LadyDuck (359914)
• Switzerland
13 Oct
The Blair Witch Project was one, another was "The Ring", the Exorcist did not scare me, but I am still thinking if this can really happen. All the Scream movies were not at all scary.
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
13 Oct
The Ring scared me. It was really creepy! Another one simular to that I liked was Dark Water.
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@LadyDuck (359914)
• Switzerland
13 Oct
@snowy22315 Dark Water scared me, the ring not so much as I expected more.
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
14 Oct
@LadyDuck The Ring was more creepy than scary.
• United States
13 Oct
I also found that the book Exorcist was far more scary than the movie. Also the same for Rosemarys Baby (the book was far scarier than the movie).
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
13 Oct
Yes, I read that book as well and thought it was scary, the movie not so much.
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• United States
13 Oct
@snowy22315 The scariest movie I remember (and this was many years ago) was The Hills Have Eyes. I don't know if it would be scary if I saw it now but I remember it was back then.
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• United States
14 Oct
The Blair Witch Project wasn't scary. I'd initially watched it right after it was released to video, and I went in with high expectations of it based on all of the buzz about the movie. I spent the movie waiting for it to get interesting enough to deserve such hype; what I found, instead, was a fairly middle-of-the-road movie in which the characters spent most of the movie swearing.
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
15 Oct
I don't know whoever decided the movie was scary. Maybe it could be described as eerie, but scary no.
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@Nawsheen (25150)
• Mauritius
13 Oct
I don't usually watch scary movies. I'm chicken hearted and won't be able to sleep at night. Ever since I watched the conjuring I have stopped watching horror movies
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@snowy22315 (123756)
• United States
13 Oct
I watch them often. One of the reasons I like October is that so many scary movies are on. I was watching one late last night.
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