Skip To Content
  • Add Yours badge
  • Halloween badge

What Is The Scariest Horror Movie Trailer Of All Time?

Guaranteed nightmares in three minutes or less.

So, the other day, I was just mindin' my own business, being cute, smelling fall candles, drinking an iced coffee...when out of NOWHERE my brain was like, "Hey, remember the red band trailer for the Evil Dead reboot? Didn't that give us nightmares for a while?"

View this video on YouTube

Sony Pictures Releasing

I'm 29 now. I was 22 when this trailer came out. I'd say it did its job. (Also, uh...WARNING: Graphic content.)

So, that got us (me and my dumb brain) thinking...what's the single scariest horror movie trailer of all time? One so well-executed, the trailer alone gave you nightmares?

Paramount Pictures

Maybe your pick is from something newer, like Us (2019), whose spooky use of "I Got 5 on It" chilled you to your very bones.

View this video on YouTube

Universal Pictures

Or perhaps your pick is something classic, like the trailer for Alien (1979) that never fails to keep you up at night.

View this video on YouTube

20th Century Fox

Heck, maybe your choice is from a movie no one even talks about anymore, like Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011), that jump scared you into oblivion.

View this video on YouTube

FilmDistrict

No, seriously, don't watch this one alone (or at all if you hate jump scares, LOL).

Share the horror movie trailer you believe is the scariest of all time and a little bit about WHY you think it's so effective in the comments below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post and/or video!