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25 Memorable Scream Queens of the Big Screen

25 Memorable Scream Queens of the Big Screen
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While many of us are guilty of shrieking in our seats during scary movies, horror film actresses have screaming down to a science, perfecting everything from the pitch to the look of terror in their eyes. With Halloween coming up and tons of new horror flicks out, we're taking a look at actresses who have managed to make our hair stand on end with their bloodcurdling screams. From Janet Leigh's iconic Psycho moment to Drew Barrymore's Scream opener, check out the ladies who made their mark — and made themselves heard!

— Additional reporting by Maggie Pehanick

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Thom14967151 Thom14967151 3 years
Ummm...Fay Raye: King Kong - The original "scream queen", and still the queen!
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