Audiences are expected to be massive for 'Paranormal Activity 3' this weekend, and if the film does its job, they'll potentially need to rush home soon afterward to change underwear. That's because fans of ghost stories have one easy-to-follow request: "give us a good scare!" While viewers wait for 'Paranormal Activity 3' to deliver on that promise, you can rattle your nerves right now with a look at some of the most memorable paranormal scenes in movie history. Warning: not for the faint of heart!
The Haunting
In Theaters on November 1st, 2002

An anthropologist (Richard Johnson), an heir and two ESP-prone women explore a New England mansion. Read More

The Orphanage
Based on 33 critics

After her adopted son disappears, a woman hears unquiet spirits in her childhood home. Read More

Paranormal Activity
Based on 24 critics

A couple set up video cameras throughout their home to capture evidence of a haunting. Read More

The Amityville Horror
In Theaters on July 27th, 1980

A couple (James Brolin, Margot Kidder) battle a demonic presence in their home. Read More

The Shining
Based on 10 critics

Writer (Jack Nicholson) goes mad with wife (Shelley Duvall), son (Danny Lloyd) at snowbound hotel. Read More

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Paranormal Activity 3
Based on 25 critics

A videographer becomes obsessed with finding the source of disturbing late-night noises in his home. Read More

Based on 7 critics

Couple's (Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams) little girl drawn into other dimension. Read More

The Sixth Sense
Based on 35 critics

A child psychologist (Bruce Willis) counsels a boy (Haley Joel Osment) who sees dead people. Read More

The Others
Based on 29 critics

A devout woman (Nicole Kidman) believes ghosts inhabit her darkened island mansion. Read More