Live Poll: The Most Impressive Scream Queen ... or King

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Intro:

Scream queens are women in horror movies who scream on facing dangerous situations. It can be the threat of a psychopath or a wild animal or anything else able to hurt or even kill them. No matter what - they are clearly in the role of the threatened victim, even though they might defend themselves or at last strike back. This time there are also male screamers. Which of them do you think is the most impressive scream queen or king to you? (Please count the all-in-all-impression, not the amount of roles and feel invited to vote even when you have seen just a few of them)

Rules:

You can suggest any scream queen or king here. It's about characters that are threatened in any form. They should have screamed because of the situation in the movies. It's about defensive positions that can (but not must) turn to aggressive behavior. Before you suggest, please think on the stereotype of scream queens. That can also be screamers in a manly way. Surprised, staggered, stunned - crying or shouting out of a defensive position.

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls048602447/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/9H2L1hAN2BM/
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Tested the links, they all work on my computer.
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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084726/mediaviewer/rm1911771904

This would be so much better with images as I have provided

Who can forget Capt Kirk screaming.......Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!

William Shatner in Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan 1982


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Who is we? Us?
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Breumaster, just remembered that William Shatner was in a horror movie and low and behold... He's indeed a scream king in this one...
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Nice! Maybe I kick another option for him. ;) What's that movie?
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But wait a little. Does he also scream when not torured? If he only screams by being totured, it would not fit the criteria. Everyone would  scream by getting tortured physically. Scream queens scream by a thread they face. It's more based on fear and/or the imagination of what happens next.
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Breumaster, I'm not demanding on Shatner's inclusion in the list and I haven't seen the film in entirety so I don't know whether he screams often. :) I'd say that 35 options available are already well enough. 
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Must be Jamie Lee Curtis
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How about Janet Leigh?
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Jamie Leigh ... uh, sorry Lee had a good teacher. It's in the family. ;)
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Breumaster,

Please change thread to threat.

From:
It can be the thread of a psychopath or a wild animal or anything else able to hurt or even kill them.

To:
It can be the threat of a psychopath or a wild animal or anything else able to hurt or even kill them.
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Done.
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Breumaster,

Thanks for making the edit.

I missed these two typos:

From:
No matter what - they are clearly in the role of the threatened victim, even though they might defense theirselves or at last strike back. This time there are also male screamers.

To:
No matter what - they are clearly in the role of the threatened victim, even though they might defense themselves or at last strike back. This time there are also male screamers.

- - -

From:
(Please count the all-in-all-impression, not the ammount of roles)

To:
(Please count the all-in-all-impression, not the amount of roles)


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Thank you, Dan. I corrected it. :D
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Breumaster,

Thank you for making the corrections. I updated your original post accordingly.
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jamie lee curtis...all the way....
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Only 1 view on it? How can it happen by all this fitting commentaries. I guess the servers are not fast enough to count the views, hm? ;)
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Another FYC (I don't know how on Earth i forogt her)
Barbara Crampton (Scream queen roles: Re-Animator (1985), From Beyond (1986))
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What a great idea! The first two provide a really tough choice for me. I'll probably vote for the one that gets less votes - it gets me off the hook, lol.

FYC:
Jennifer Carpenter https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1358539/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
(In 'The Exorcism of Emily Rose,' 'Quarantine,' and "Dexter," etc.)
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ruby:
Jennifer Carpenter added. :D
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Thank you, Nikolay & ruby.
I'll consider your suggestions. But for now the hot climate is doing it's bad job on me.
I wait for a little cooler period. ;)
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35 Scream Queens & Kings - List Complete !
A big thank you to Nikolay and ruby! ;D
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You're welcome!
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You're very welcome. 

I still don't know how I'm going to decide my vote, though, except for the one of my three favorites that is getting the least votes. : ) Actors who can scream authentically  amaze me. 
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Hi Breu, May I suggest two small edits to the intro? This is a really good intro, btw, and well written. If only I could speak and write Spanish -- or any second language -- half as well as you do with English. 
('Edits in bold below.)

Scream queens are women in horror movies who scream on facing dangerous situations. It can be the threat of a psychopath or a wild animal or anything else able to hurt or even kill them. No matter what - they are clearly in the role of the threatened victim, even though they might defend themselves or at last strike back. This time there are also male screamers. Which of them do you think is the most impressive scream queen or king to you?(Please count the all-in-all-impression, not the amount of roles) Help them here.
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ruby:
Thank you. Did the changes. I'm sometimes confused when it comes to people. When using which and who. But maybe I'll get it sometimes. ;)
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Breu, you missed:  defende --> defend
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Jessica:
I've cut away the "e" of defend. :)
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Is the text now valid? If yes I'll change nothing from now on, if not necessary. :D
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Breumaster,

It looks like you made the corrections that Ruby and Jessica recommended. I've updated your original post accordingly.
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Modified the last part of the intro a little. Changes in italic and underlined:

Which of them do you think is the most impressive scream queen or king to you? (Please count the all-in-all-impression, not the amount of roles and feel invited to vote even when you have seen just a few of them) Help them here.
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Thank you ruby! :D
You and Nikolay were special great help and Jessica saved me from the "e"rror. ;)
Now I'm curious about the interest of the people.
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Breumaster, glad to be of any help. Poll turned out to be awesome! The hard part is to vote for someone since it has quite a few favorites. :)
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