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    21 More Non-Horror Movies That People Believe Are Scarier Than Some Standard Horror Films

    It turns out the horror genre doesn't have a monopoly on nightmares.

    We recently took a look at a Reddit thread that asked, "What non-horror movie is actually really scary?" and those answers sparked even MORE terrifying responses from our very own BuzzFeed Community! Here are just a few of the scariest films that definitely weren't marketed as "horror" in the traditional sense:

    1. Return to Oz (1985)

    2. Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

    3. Jumanji (1995)

    4. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

    5. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

    6. Mulholland Drive (2001)

    7. Knowing (2009)

    8. Annihilation (2018)

    9. The Last Unicorn (1982)

    10. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    11. The Black Cauldron (1985)

    12. Melancholia (2011)

    13. Interstellar (2014)

    14. Men in Black (1997)

    15. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

    16. The Paperboy (2012)

    17. Pinocchio (1940)

    18. Prisoners (2013)

    19. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

    20. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    21. And finally, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Now it's your turn! What's the scariest non-horror movie ever made? Can you outdo these? Share your nightmares in the comments below!

    Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.