The 10 Scariest Uses of Songs in Film

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It’s Halloween and that gives us a great excuse to write about music in scary films (and eat anything containing sugar). Some of the songs are downright creepy in their own right, some were corrupted by the film. Here’s our top 10:

1) “Jeepers Creepers” in Jeepers Creepers (2001)

A whole film franchise was created around this weird little number, composed in 1938 by Harry Warren with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Essentially there’s a monstrous demon called “The Creeper” who potters around eating its victim’s organs. At one point he devours someone’s eyes then goes around wearing them, hence the use of the lyrics “where’d you get those eyes”. Shudder.

2) “Mr. Sandman” in Halloween II (1981) and Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later (1998)

This song by Pat Bullard and The Chordettes first premiered in 1954 and was later used during the closing credits of 1981’s Halloween II. To refresh our memories, the…

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