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the haunted cabin. Beautiful, and not so dumb.
They all feature people doing things that no sane person would do in that situation. You know, be a scantily dressed, um, healthy young woman who goes into the basement alone to see what that noise was.
Or have a beer party in a graveyard. Or not run very, very, very fast away from that strange man with the knife. Or the chainsaw. Or the hockey mask. Or the rotting flesh that's falling off from him.
I guess horror movies would be boring if the people in them weren't so stupid, but they'd be a bit funnier.
Here's a video with an example of how rational people should behave in a horror film. Not the most suspenseful, but still a lot of fun: