Series / The 100 Greatest Scary Moments

In 2003, over two nights coming up to Halloween (25/26 October specifically), Channel Four counted down the 100 Greatest Scary Moments. Presented by comedian Jimmy Carr, the list had a fairly even mix of movies from different periods and sub-genres, including the silent screamers, monster movies, slasher pics and even Asian horror. Moreover, the list included a few movies outside the horror genre because they contained classic examples of Nightmare Fuel. It was similar in style to an American show broadcast on Bravo a year later. Celebrity guest interviews included Sigourney Weaver, John Carpenter, Janet Leigh, Wes Craven, Alice Cooper, Robert Englund, Christopher Lee and Steven Spielberg. The full show is here.

The list is as follows: