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The scariest horror films ever made

Cheapism Logo By Mia Taylor of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 11: Halloween, like so many other cultural traditions, has been upended this year by the coronavirus pandemic. But even if we can't enjoy trick-or-treating or Halloween parties, we still have horror flicks — which is why Google searches for "horror films" are up 2,750%, the experts at GIGACalculator note in explaining what inspired their experiment: asking 150 people to watch 10 scary films for the first time while wearing a heart rate tracker. By monitoring their pulse and comparing heartbeats per minute against an average, they got a ranking of each movie's fright factor from least to most. Read on if you dare.Related: The Spookiest and Funniest Face Masks You Can Buy for Halloween

Heart Racing Horrors

Halloween, like so many other cultural traditions, has been upended this year by the coronavirus pandemic. But even if we can't enjoy trick-or-treating or Halloween parties, we still have horror flicks — which is why Google searches for "horror films" are up 2,750%, the experts at GIGACalculator note in explaining what inspired their experiment: asking 150 people to watch 10 scary films for the first time while wearing a heart rate tracker. By monitoring their pulse and comparing heartbeats per minute against an average, they got a ranking of each movie's fright factor from least to most. Read on if you dare.

Related: The Spookiest and Funniest Face Masks You Can Buy for Halloween

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