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Exorcist is top horror.

Byline: IAN MARKHAM-SMITH

THE Exorcist has been voted the scariest movie of all time in a poll of classic cinema.

The 1973 film, which starred Linda Blair and Max Von Sydow, beat off Halloween which came second.

The Shining, written by Stephen King, was at No3 in the survey by US magazine Entertainment Weekly.

Nightmare on Elm Street came in fourth and Alien was voted the fifth scariest film.

Silence of the Lambs polled in sixth place and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was at No7.

The other top 10 scariest films included Night of the Living Dead at No8, Psycho in ninth place and Seven at No10.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Oct 26, 2002
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