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« on: June 16, 2012, 01:22:42 AM »

The scary stuff of '82:

01 $76,606,280 - Poltergeist (Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation: $206,367,900)
02 $34,581,519 - Friday the 13th Part III
03 $21,028,755 - Creepshow ($56,648,900)
04 $19,629,760 - The Thing ($52,880,200)
05 $14,400,000 - Halloween III: Season of the Witch
06 $13,258,670 - Visiting Hours
07 $12,534,817 - Amityville II: The Possession
08 $11,378,339 - The Seduction
09 $10,490,791 - Silent Rage
10 $07,742,572 - The Beast Within

11 $07,000,000 - Cat People ($18,857,100)
12 $05,979,947 - Still of the Night ($16,109,200)
13 $05,229,643 - Venom ($14,088,000)
14 $03,792,188 - Jekyll and Hyde Together Again ($10,215,700)
15 $02,573,342 - It Came From Hollywood
16 $02,519,559 - A Stranger is Watching
17 $01,474,249 - Endangered Species
18 $01,054,328 - The Sender ($2,840,200)
19 $00,667,863 - The House Where Evil Dwells
20 $00,046,509 - White Dog ($125,300)
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 06:36:14 AM »

I saw the BEAST WITHIN at the theater with my freinds Rick and Vickie....while THIS scene was going on Vickie was screaming-and Rick wa laughing his ass off!  BounceGiggle

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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2012, 06:54:41 AM »

What a spectacular year for horror, wow!  I graduated from high school in '82 so it's a very special year for me.  I've seen most of these, but I'll have to check out Silent Rage - Chuck Norris vs. some invincible science experiment?  LOL, I can't believe I've never seen that. 
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2012, 04:50:11 PM »

I've seen 7 of these. Do recall seeing bits and pieces of Poltergeist as a kid and being genuinely very creeped out by the tree most of all and also by the clown doll. Again a Friday the 13th sequel placed much higher than it really should have. I really enjoyed Visiting Hours when I saw it years later - found it a pretty suspenseful film.
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