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First Horror Movie??

From what you can remember...what was one of the very first Horror movies you remembering seeing as a kid? About how old were you?

Me... I remember seeing Friday the 13th late one summer night when I couldn't sleep.

During the summer I was always able to stay up late and sleep on the couch watching movies.

I was about 6 yrs old and boy did I love it!

It scared the hell out of me because some of the windows were open and I swore I was hearing noises outde but I loved it!

I don't know how I remember this but for some reason I do and nce then I have loved Horror ever nce! lol

I remember seeing A Nightmare On Elm Street around the same exact time and I fell in love with it! Freddy scared me to no end but I couldn't help but watch.

I just went through some old home videos and on that tape was me @ 6 years old on Christmas Day getting the Nightmare On Elm Street board game! IT WAS AWESOME!

Damn... I wonder where that board game is now??

KimmyBlanks Tuesday 3/30/2010 at 04:40 PM | 63282
WOW, great question, I love these Still, this is an easy one, the first horror film I ever saw was Friday the 13th prt 4

, I was 4 years old. Its been a kinda odd ball tradition in my family to take the the 4 and 5 years old to there first horror film in the theaters. It (of course scares the shit out of them

), but after words nothing much else does

? Like I said its an odd tradition and I think my Grandpa started it, regardless its effective Ill give him that

Harvey0005 Wednesday 3/31/2010 at 07:13 AM | 63290
My dad took me too an Italian novie called Diabolica. It's bacally an Exorcist rip off movie with lots of puking

I was 3 years
kaizu Wednesday 3/31/2010 at 03:20 PM | 63294
The Shining i was about 9 i think and my mom was outta town and my dad loved horror and he let me watch that and Phantasm in the same day it was an awesome day!
WRATHCHILD78 Thursday 4/01/2010 at 04:29 PM | 63313
I saw the orginial NOTD at age 10 then The Texas Chainsaw Massacre..a double feature!!
woodenheart Tuesday 4/06/2010 at 08:44 PM | 63369
first one i can remember would have to be Friday the 13th VII. i think i was 6 or 7. My older brother was watching it on a halloween night horror marathon or something, so i watched it too. God, it scared the hell out of me back i remember i was just bawling i was so scared. But the thing that snapped me out of it was when jason loses his mask my brother goes" hey,look, its ok. See he's just a pirate!"(on account of his misng eye looking sort of like an eyepatch in 7)I just laughed for the rest of the movie. ...good times.
pantera11431 Tuesday 5/04/2010 at 11:43 AM | 63718
Hrm.....COUNT YORGA on tv; and in the movies thats tough, I think it was RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD.
ny ghoul Wednesday 5/05/2010 at 02:00 AM | 63732
No idea what my all time first was, I was too young to remember probably. I wouldn't be surprised if it were something like Gremlins. But the first I consciously remember and that got me into the genre was It. I was 3 when that bad boy hit and my dad was stupidly watching it and let me t with him. My mother was furious because I had nightmares for weeks...but then the obseson began.
secretsquirrely Wednesday 5/05/2010 at 06:00 AM | 63736
I am not sure what one it was but I do remember all of Kings movies were very big in my home especially Salem's Lot and some of them and didn't see Cujo forever as my mother didn't want me to be afraid of dogs. Town That dreaded Sundown, Friday The 13th and of course The Burning were some of the others I remember being the firsts. Thanks Mom for getting me into this crazy genre I love so much.
cropsy Wednesday 5/05/2010 at 12:48 PM | 63742
I'm not sure exactly how old I was (would've had to have been less than 4 or 5) when I saw the original Lon Chaney Wolfman on late-night TV.

It totally ruled.

Of course being born on Halloween, many of my earliest memories revolve around costumes and horror on TV but this is the only one I know for sure and remember.

Been hooked ever nce

deathrisingup Wednesday 5/05/2010 at 03:35 PM | 63746
my first horror film was Aliens
metaller Thursday 5/06/2010 at 06:09 AM | 63757
I can't remember! I am 25, and when I was 8 or 9 my dad and I used to rent horror movies every weekend and watch them!! I have seen nearly every horror movie from the 80's.
stiffanbond Monday 5/10/2010 at 09:41 AM | 63808
Hmmm.....Probably Alien.
Halloween Monday 5/17/2010 at 08:00 AM | 64174
A Nightmare On Elm Steet
HockeyMaskManiac Monday 5/17/2010 at 08:32 PM | 64191
Man, I was so young I honestly can't remember! However, I will tell you the first horror film that had a really strong effect on me, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974).
ECWfanatic Thursday 5/20/2010 at 02:50 AM | 64315
Pumpkinhead - Stan Winston's first feature film without touching the creature. All monster done by star pupils Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr.

Excellent job from all and goddamn was Lance Henriksen awesome.
ironblade87 Monday 7/05/2010 at 05:06 PM | 64857
When I was 2ish I watched Child's Play and Creepshow. Not a good idea to see that movie at 2 and own a Corky and Cricket.
TaRmAn1986 Wednesday 7/07/2010 at 11:42 AM | 64944
the first horror i remember watching was Scream when i was about 3 or 4.

we had it on video, and me and my brother loved it and weren't scared at all... i remember we showed it to my coun who was a few years older, and she ran out of the room screaming somewhere in the scenes with Casey.
JACK Thursday 7/08/2010 at 02:07 AM | 64960
As far as I can remember, it was Stephen Kings "IT"
SAWfreak Friday 7/16/2010 at 12:28 PM | 65056