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 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:12 AM   
 By:   henry   (Member)

With the Halloween season coming right up I thought I'd start this thread. For me it's the DARK SHADOWS theme, it has always creeped me out. What about you guys?

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:14 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

No music creeps me out, but I'd like to nominate Shirley Walker's theme to "Final Destination"[.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:18 AM   
 By:   moolik   (Member)

I think the creepiest theme by faaaaar is "The TrainScene "by Jerry Fielding from JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:21 AM   
 By:   villagardens553   (Member)

I would say the murder music from In Cold Blood is totally chilling.

Also, "The Last Deadfall" from Deadfall.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:26 AM   
 By:   BTTFFan   (Member)

Christopher Young's Ju On & The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:41 AM   
 By:   La La Land Records   (Member)

Suspiria, hands down. Nothing comes close IMHO.

MV

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 9:59 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

This gives Goldsmith’s “Ave Satani” a run for its money IMO…

https://youtu.be/dm82qvn5Crs

Yavar

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 10:03 AM   
 By:   DavidCoscina   (Member)

gotta go with old faithful- Dies Irae as presented in The Shining. Carlos' rendition with Rachel Elkind's eerie vocals is creepy as all get out.

Runners Up
Amityville Horror- Schifrin
The Omen- Goldsmith

Honourable Mentions:
The Conjuring- Bishara
Evil Dead- Banos


 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 10:16 AM   
 By:   msmith   (Member)

Has to be "Murder By Decree" .

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 10:36 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Anything by Goblin.
It's their stock-in-trade and they do their thing really well.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 10:38 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

John Petersens Delgados Theme from Miami Vice season 4:

https://youtu.be/VW5rKQjWPq0

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 10:58 AM   
 By:   jenkwombat   (Member)

Gil Melle's theme for seasons 1 & 2 of NIGHT STALKER.

I also find his theme for KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER quite creepy... embarrassment

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 11:04 AM   
 By:   John McMasters   (Member)

Herrmann's "Psycho" has many creepy moments. As do his scores for "Sisters" "Twisted Nerve". Well he's really the master of this IMHO.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 11:14 AM   
 By:   BillCarson   (Member)

I always thought the Demons theme was creepy.
And Carpenter's Prince of darkness.
And Michael j lewis Medusa touch

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 11:16 AM   
 By:   Spinmeister   (Member)

"The House of Pain" from Bennett Salvay's score to Jeepers Creepers contains one of my favourite uses of the, IINM, contrabassoon to chill the bone (beginning at 1:00 mark).

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 11:37 AM   
 By:   bobyaco   (Member)

Suspiria, hands down. Nothing comes close IMHO.

MV


I agree. For me too the award as the creepiest theme goes to Suspiria by Goblin.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 12:41 PM   
 By:   LordDalek   (Member)

The correct answer...

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 12:48 PM   
 By:   Leo Nicols   (Member)

The stuff of nightmares !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wRNX94fU94

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 1:09 PM   
 By:   Rameau   (Member)

The theme for the old b/w TV series, One Step Beyond used to creep me out back in the early 60s. I doesn't sound so creepy to me now.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2022 - 1:50 PM   
 By:   acathla   (Member)

 
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