Halloween vs. Scream: Round 2 of the Tournament of Movie Fanatic Horror Bracket!

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Round 2 is coming to a close, and today marks the final matchup before the semi-finals! The Exorcist vs. Misery, The Shining vs. Poltergeist, and The Ring vs The Sixth Sense will all stay open one more day, so click the links to vote.

Today's matchup is between a seminal classic and a movie that reignited the genre: Halloween vs. Scream. Scroll down to read about these films and cast your vote, then check out the update bracket below!

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Halloween: The 1978 classic launched a wildly successful horror franchise, and introduced America one of the most terrifying horror movie slashers ever created in Michael Myers. Halloween beat one of the most major works of horror ever made, Psycho, 60.2% to 39.8%, to move on to round 2. Check out our Halloween quotes page for more.


Scream: Wes Craven's 90's meta-horror masterpiece reignited a dying genre by turning it in on itself, replacing the camp of the 80's with a polished self-acknowledgement that would define horror from that point on. Scream bested Friday the 13th by just a few votes to move on to the second round. Check out our Scream quotes page for more.

Which horror movie should move on to the semi-finals?

Poll is now closed! Here are the results:



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Scream Quotes

Stuart: I wanna see breasts. I wanna see Jamie Lee's breasts. When do we see Jamie Lee's breasts?
Randy: Breasts? Not until "Trading Places" in 1983. Jamie Lee was always a virgin in horror movies. She didn't show her tits 'til she went legits.

Sidney Prescott: You sick fucks. You've seen one too many movies!
Billy: Now Sid, don't you blame the movies. Movies don't create psychos. Movies make psychos more creative!