It’s spooky season, stateside! While a good scare is great for horror enthusiasts any day of the year, the month of October can be an especially fun time to binge on scary screenplays. We’ve compiled some of the greatest scripts that demonstrate suspense, creativity, and the conjuring of beings from beyond. So, instead of jumping right into the movie this year, read up on these classics to learn a thing or two for your next horror screenplay.
Read the screenplay for "Alien"
Screenplay by Dan O’Bannon
Story by Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett
- The Sixth Sense
Read the screenplay for "The Sixth Sense"
Screenplay by M. Night Shyamalan
- Get Out
Read the screenplay for "Get Out"
Screenplay by Jordan Peele
- The Omen
Read the screenplay for "The Omen"
Screenplay by David Seltzer
- The Shining
Read the screenplay for "The Shining"
Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson
Based on the novel by Stephen King
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I’ve got goosebumps,