23 Very Dumb Decisions Characters Made In Horror Movies That We're Still Mad About

    Maybe don't read from a flesh-covered book, IDK?

    We recently asked horror fans in our BuzzFeed Community what the "worst" decision ever made in a horror movie was, and they DID NOT disappoint. Here are some of the most ridiculous choices listed:

    (And naturally, this post does contain SPOILERS for these movies — so proceed with caution.)

    1. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

    2. The Conjuring (2013)

    3. Scream 4 (2011)

    4. Black Christmas (1974)

    5. The Descent (2005)

    6. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

    7. Jeepers Creepers (2001)

    8. Last Shift (2014)

    9. Terrifier (2018)

    10. Cabin in the Woods (2012)

    11. Evil Dead (2013)

    12. What Keeps You Alive (2018)

    13. The Shining (1980)

    14. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

    15. House at the End of the Street (2012)

    16. Wolf Creek (2005)

    17. It Follows (2015)

    18. Hereditary (2018)

    19. Alien (1979)

    20. Pet Sematary (2019)

    21. Saw III (2006)

    22. The Ring (2002)

    23. ATM (2012)

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    Some entries have been edited for length or clarity.