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The Playlist Team Picks Their 13 Scariest Movies

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • October 31, 2013 12:19 PM
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Favorite horror movies
On the off chance you haven't literally tripped over a pumpkin in the last five minutes, we're here to remind you that tonight we celebrate the single greatest excuse ever invented to get trashed and wear skimpy clothing: Halloween. But of course, in addition to its status for some as a nationwide night of consequence-free hedonistic abandon, for others, Halloween has a deeper, more rarefied spiritual function: as a time to discover the limits of rationality; to test the boundaries of your relationship with the unknown and unknowable; in short, to scare yourself shitless.

Watch: Massive 2.5 Hour Filumentary 'Inside Jaws' About Steven Spielberg's Blockbuster Classic

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 17, 2013 12:18 PM
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Largely credited with kicking off the idea of the seasonal blockbuster and still one of the most iconic summer cinematic thrill-rides of all time, even as it's closing in on 40 years since it was first released, Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" has raised the pulse of more than one generation of movie fan. And it speaks to the ongoing power of the movie that last month at the Cannes Film Festival, many critics carved out time in their already packed schedule to try and make outdoor screening of the movie, presented by Richard Dreyfuss.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Steven Spielberg's Game-Changing 'Jaws'

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  • April 11, 2012 11:23 AM
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You know what’s a fun task? Trying to convince anyone that Steven Spielberg’s 1975 “Jaws” is not an American classic and a nearly flawless film. It’s kind of impossible, and if you were to somehow take this position, you would either be painfully foolhardy, Armond White, or both.

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