The scariest movie ever is usually different from person to person, but certain movies are mentioned more than others. The movie that's the scariest movie ever to you depends on what you are personally scared of, but these scary movies are guaranteed to give just about everyone nightmares.

  1. "The Exorcist" Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) is a 12-year-old girl whose changes in behavior begin to worry her mother, Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn). Regan's behavior begins to worsen, which includes speaking in a strange male voice and performing impossible actions, like levitating objects. Terrified and unable to get any help from modern medical professionals, Chris enlists the help of two priests to perform an exorcism, believing Regan's symptoms are the result of her belief in demonic possession. What transpires is some of the most terrifying scenes ever recorded on film, leading many viewers to tag "The Exorcist" as the scariest movie ever made.

  2. "Psycho" The masterpiece thriller from director Alfred Hitchcock that fans claim is the scariest film ever made, "Psycho" is centered on Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a mentally distributed man who is running a small hotel. A secretary who is stealing from her company, Marion (Janet Leigh), picks the Bates Motel as her hideout, but little does she know what will happen when she takes a shower.

  3. "Jaws" Now a nickname for large sharks everywhere, "Jaws" is considered the scariest film ever made by some horror movie enthusiasts. A huge, white shark attacks residents of a small community in such a brutal manner, the police chief (Roy Scheider) is forced to assemble a team of experts to go out on the open water and catch the shark. Ultimately, the experts are nothing more than prey in the eyes of the shark and must fight for survival.