Series / The 100 Greatest Scary Moments

In 2003, over two nights coming up to Halloween (25/26 October specifically), Channel 4 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 list is as follows: