Best Horror Movie Screams: Watch Wails From Jaws, Psycho, Halloween

Whether it's high-pitched and screechy or strong and raspy, the horror film scream is an integral part of any good scary movie. The soundtrack to the terrifying climax has been a part of thrillers since the advent of so-called "talkies" in the 1920s. 

Because nothing says Halloween like a bloodcurdling yell, we've put together a video of the best screams from horror movies. 

Drew Barrymore in Scream
Dimension Films/courtesy Everett Collection

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Take a trip down memory lane with screams from the likes of Fay Wray, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Drew Barrymore. The shots include 1933's King Kong, 1960's Psycho, 1975's Jaws, 1978's Halloween, 1980's The Shining, 1989's Halloween 5, and 1996's Scream.

Get in the spooky spirit and take in the screams in the video above! Tell Us: which one is your all-time favorite?

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