Redbox recently polled 800 customers to see how many people watch scary movies. 57% of people said they like watching scary movies, and 55% plan to watch at least one around Halloween this year.

Getty Images

People were asked to rank the scariest movies of all time, here's the Top Five:

  1. "The Exorcist"
  2. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" - Freddy Krueger topped the list of scariest villains.
  3. "The Shining"
  4. The original "Halloween"
  5. "The Silence of the Lambs".

They also asked people how they watch scary movies. This is what they found:

  1. 92% of people who watch scary movies prefer watching them at home, as opposed to going to the movies.
  2. 73% turn off all the lights to make it scarier.
  3. 52% of us refuse to watch them alone.
  4. 50% sometimes get spooked by random noises after watching one.
  5. 31% have stopped watching a scary movie because they got too scared.

Read more at Triangle Arts & Entertainment.