Sinister, the Scott Derrickson film starring Ethan Hawke is the one that caused the highest number of heartbeats in a panel of 50 people who underwent watching over 120 hours of horror images.
Fears, as we know, are subjective. And the taste in cinema, too. Which is why, when the time comes to determine what it is the scariest horror movie of all time, each ranking is likely to leave the time it finds (including for example our sui best horror to watch in streaming), undermined precisely by the subjectivity of its compilers.
Here then is an English site named Broadbandchoices he wanted to establish which one it is the most terrifying horror movie ever using a scientific and quantifiable criterion: gathered a panel of 50 people each of whom saw, in a dark room with 5.1 surround sound, as many of the most celebrated horror films in the history of cinema. Each of the subjects had a cadiofrequenzimeter, who registered i heartbeats during all the time of the visions, for a total of 120 hours of terrifying images.
Based on this experiment, the scariest horror movie ever it turned out Sinister, that of Scott Derrickson with Ethan Hawke as the protagonist. While watching Sinister, were 86 i bpm medi of the subjects involved, that is 32% more than their resting frequency, which was on average 65. At the moment of maximum tension, or during the most sudden jump scare, Sinister did register an average peak of 131 bpm.
On the podium of this ranking, after Sinister appear on the podium Insidious e The Conjuring, while to meet great and celebrated classics such as Halloween e The exorcist you have to go down to 14th and 17th place respectively.
Insidious it is also the film that recorded the highest average peak, with 133 bpm, followed by Sinister, The Exorcist 3, The Conjuring e The Descent.
Of course, the fear that a horror film can create is not calculated only on the basis of these factors, but also on the ability to be disturbing even after viewing, for example: but recording this feeling in objective and numerical terms is almost impossible.
Below theinfographic with the complete results of the experiment of Broadbandchoices.