Scream vs. Friday the 13th: The Tournament of Movie Fanatic Horror Bracket!

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It's day four of the Tournament of Movie Fanatic Horror Bracket, and we've got a good one for you today! We're pitting Scream against Friday the 13th in our attempt to find the best horror movie ever!

The previous three matchups are still open, and voting will continue through the end of the round. Click the links to vote for The Exorcist vs. 28 Days Later, The Shining vs. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Thing vs. The Sixth Sense.

So scroll down to read about today's films and cast your vote, then check out the update bracket below!

Scream Poster
Friday the 13th poster

Scream: Wes Craven's seminal 90s horror film may have single-handedly rejuvenate the genre. Scream took a self-reflexive approach to horror, scrapping the camp of the 70s and 80s in favor of a crisp and polished deconstruction of the classic scary movie. The iconic "Ghostface" mask that is still popular Halloween favorite, the unforgettable opening scene, and the three sequels all point to Scream being one of the best horror films of all time. Check out our Scream quotes page for more.


Friday the 13th: Few horror villains -- heck, movie villains period -- have had the cultural impact that Jason had in Friday the 13th. Can you even see a hockey mask and not think of the man with the axe that terrorizes teens who are simply trying to enjoy some time in the woods? The flick landed in 1980 and continued the slasher movie craze that honestly still exists to this day. Even the name of the camp, Camp Crystal Lake, has become legendary. Check out our Friday the 13th quotes page for more.

Which horror movie is better?

Poll is now closed! Here are the results:


Friday the 13th

Total Votes: 239

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Friday the 13th (1980) Quotes

You're doomed! You're all doomed!

Crazy Ralph

Alice: Who are you?
Pamela Voorhees: Why I'm... I'm Mrs. Voorhees, an old friend of the Christys'.