Top 10 Scariest Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

  • Published on Aug 7, 2019
  • These are the SPOOKIEST stories from the classic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books. Whether you're at a sleepover or sitting around a campfire, telling scary stories in the dark just makes them that extra bit creepier. We've all heard a few as kids, or told them, so now we are ranking the best from this spooky book series in anticipation of the release of the film version! Join WatchMojo as we rank our picks for the Top 10 creepiest scary stories to tell in the dark. Which Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark traumatized YOU as a kid? Let us know in the comments below!
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  • Galactic Bacon
    Galactic Bacon 2 days ago

    My oh my, what a beautiful... toe you have.
    Demon: bitch wut

  • Chris Grey
    Chris Grey 2 days ago

    this should have made scary to tell in the dark a anthropology TV series. but the movie was pretty good.

  • Circus Spider
    Circus Spider 3 days ago

    I got a scary story to tell in the dark add

  • Elizabeth Link
    Elizabeth Link 3 days ago +1

    This is literally why people don't read

  • B.J .Y
    B.J .Y 3 days ago

    Watching this in the dark

  • Ladies Man, Incredible DJ ssj5

    I have not seen those books since my years of Elementry School. I thought i was never gonna remember them until i watched the movie trailer and this

  • cruncy corn
    cruncy corn 4 days ago

    Once upon a time there was a girl she was the laughing stock of the school there was these 3 girls how had a plan to push het down a man hole she was walking home the girls creeped up on her and pushed her in and then her face got cut off by a ladder the end my friend told me that

  • cruncy corn
    cruncy corn 4 days ago

    I have a story

  • Ayseayşe Ayse
    Ayseayşe Ayse 4 days ago


  • Bareera Zahid
    Bareera Zahid 5 days ago +1

    The music reuins scariness 😔

  • Peter Bodenham
    Peter Bodenham 5 days ago

    Harold never scared me : /

  • Tashena Harris
    Tashena Harris 5 days ago

    I have The scary stories treasury book. it has all 3 of the books in it. I love it! back in school you had to buy them all separately. I enjoyed watching the movie and comparing the stories at the same time. it really brought back my childhood memories. This video is awesome I never knew they were movies! Great job!!

  • Moonshine
    Moonshine 6 days ago

    Tommy milner

  • Julia Cisternelli
    Julia Cisternelli 6 days ago

    The scariest story from that series all together was definitely me-ty-doughty-walker. No question about it.

  • Hayleigh Jones
    Hayleigh Jones 6 days ago

    "Oh Suzanna," was pretty spooky to me as a kid.

  • Amanda Scott
    Amanda Scott 7 days ago

    Can't believe they featured the famous hand hook car door hand story

  • Darkfortunes
    Darkfortunes 7 days ago

    Lol I read this the other day

  • Red nes Godzilla big rigs crazy bus Desert bus

    6:52 me and my friend would really laugh at this picture, along with other drawings.

  • SereneKitty
    SereneKitty 8 days ago

    I remember my dad reading these to me when i was younger. ahh the great terrifying memories

  • The Theme Park Evangelist

    1, 2, and 3 are definitely the scariest

  • Rosez
    Rosez 10 days ago

    the amount of views was 666 OMG!!!

  • Robert Lopez
    Robert Lopez 10 days ago

    My favorite is the red spit

  • Gypsy Rooster
    Gypsy Rooster 10 days ago

    It's all about the drawings.... That artist made those books iconic... The style was so unique and twisted you couldn't help but be scared

  • Rayne
    Rayne 10 days ago

    I remember the toe story in Kindergarten...

  • John Fam
    John Fam 10 days ago

    The girl with the green collar

  • Jeymi Franco
    Jeymi Franco 10 days ago

    I read these books and now i want to watch the movies

  • CC 1994
    CC 1994 10 days ago

    666k views.. coincidence? I think not 😦😅

  • schizoidboy
    schizoidboy 11 days ago

    I think it was Scary Tales to Tell in the Dark that created an interest in Urban Legends. A good portion of the book is made up of urban legends, and when the internet started spouting them I think many of us recognized the stories from the book series.

  • ZimmB22
    ZimmB22 11 days ago +1

    You find a nasty looking toe in the dirt and the first thought is to eat it?

  • Ashton Dewitt
    Ashton Dewitt 12 days ago

    The thumbnail is my grandma

  • BoricuaBoy88
    BoricuaBoy88 12 days ago +1

    Wasn't the green ribbon one of the stories from this series, or am I thinking of something else?

  • TyrannosaurusLives
    TyrannosaurusLives 13 days ago

    What? Either I listened to some faulty audio recordings, or your descriptions of some of the stories were blatantly inaccurate.

  • Beatrix Poley
    Beatrix Poley 14 days ago

    This was a bad idea

  • Bob Brawler
    Bob Brawler 14 days ago

    The toe. 😂 🤣 Hahahahaha

  • Katie Crawford
    Katie Crawford 15 days ago

    Get out of there is coming over to you

  • Hex Nottingham
    Hex Nottingham 15 days ago

    Two of my favourites were The Haunted House and The Congregation.

  • Jess Taian101
    Jess Taian101 15 days ago

    Harold is my favorite, but my least favorite is...I forgot its name :3

  • Taylor Tinsley
    Taylor Tinsley 15 days ago

    Where's Me Tie Dough-ty Walker!? The other ones listed were great, but I really was hoping that was number 1.

  • Whispy Whisp
    Whispy Whisp 15 days ago

    The movie was soo bad, it took the stories and fused them together *disappointing sounds*

  • XXX Gachas
    XXX Gachas 16 days ago +2


  • th3Parker
    th3Parker 16 days ago

    i remember my friend from baseball telling me one of these

  • Jarryn Taylor
    Jarryn Taylor 16 days ago

    A few days ago I wanted to see the movie The Peanut Butter Falcon with my friend, but then my mom suggested we should see Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark..
    ...she said it would be kid friendly... and although I'm 15 I still don't really like scary movies... thanks mom.. all I wanted to do was watch a movie about a disabled kid but nOoOoOo I get to watch a movie about a girl who pretty much is responsible for 4-5 people's death DEATH.

  • Leonardo Angry birds fan

    The dream should be number 1

  • Traveler Volkriin
    Traveler Volkriin 16 days ago

    I just saw the movie the day before yesterday. The big pale woman was so scary! 😱

  • Alfman
    Alfman 16 days ago

    0:00 Why would you turn on the lights if you're going under the covers?
    And how is "Harold" worse than "The Dream"??

  • Daii Baii
    Daii Baii 17 days ago

    Thanks to Snarled ik some of these things 😂

  • Gacha life Morgan
    Gacha life Morgan 18 days ago

    Women: *WhO Is It?*
    Shower: *Eats her*

  • Seraphim Otsutsuki
    Seraphim Otsutsuki 18 days ago

    I just watched the new movie that came out and decided to watch this to maybe learn more about the movie

  • Nayops 18
    Nayops 18 18 days ago +2

    Just saw the film and it was spectacular❗️

  • life as parker
    life as parker 18 days ago +3

    I still have the original scary stories to tell in the dark book right now

  • drewsaga101
    drewsaga101 18 days ago

    Man door hand hook car door!?!?

  • Sammy Cox
    Sammy Cox 18 days ago


  • Dylan Lycan
    Dylan Lycan 19 days ago

    All of them are a myth!

  • Mr Blin man
    Mr Blin man 19 days ago

    Dude the scenes of those movies are SO ACCURATE

  • V vision
    V vision 20 days ago

    Kinda sad that ME TIE DOUGHTY WALKER wasn't on this list

  • J Skeens
    J Skeens 20 days ago

    “They’re eating her......


  • Trinity Smith
    Trinity Smith 20 days ago

    I remember I would read this in 3rd grade and my teacher kept trying to ban me from that section of books because she said it was too much for me to handle lmao

  • Not Satan
    Not Satan 20 days ago

    harold is such a lazy one to put at #1 change my mind

  • ዐኗ ርልፕ
    ዐኗ ርልፕ 21 day ago

    The Dream Supposed To Be The Pale Woman

  • Isaiah Shorter
    Isaiah Shorter 21 day ago

    The movie scary stories to tell in the dark is not scary at all