The Best Slasher Movies Films

The Best Slasher Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Slasher films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best slasher movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This slasher movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of slasher films also contains slasher movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This slasher films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best slasher movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This slasher movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Rank the best movies on this list to see their way to the top of the list.

List of slasher films includes slasher movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list with your friends to make sure we get a great list going.

These are the top films in the slasher genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the slasher genre in it. Be it the motifs of the slasher genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Don't like Toe Tags or The Undertow? Give them a thumbs down. If we missed any slasher movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous slasher movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about slasher movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the slasher movies. List includes photos and slasher movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List features movies like Terror Marketers, Urban Legend and more!

Whether you're at home and want to watch these slasher movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good slasher movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest slasher movies, here is the full slasher movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Quentin Tarantino and Alfred Hitchcock are among the directors who have worked on Slasher movies in the past.

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    Halloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #1 on the original list
    Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #2 on the original list
    A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #3 on the original list
    Friday the 13th Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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    Scream is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #4 on the original list
    Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #7 on the original list
    Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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    Halloween II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #13 on the original list
    Halloween II Jamie Lee Curtis, Dana Carvey, Kyle Richards

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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #10 on the original list
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel

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    Friday the 13th Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #28 on the original list
    Friday the 13th Part 2 Betsy Palmer, Lauren-Marie Taylor, Warrington Gillette

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    The Shining is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #11 on the original list
    The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #33 on the original list
    Friday the 13th Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti

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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #5 on the original list
    Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #12 on the original list
    I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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    Friday the 13th: The Final Cha... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #34 on the original list
    Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover, Judie Aronson

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    Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #35 on the original list
    Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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    Wrong Turn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #17 on the original list
    Wrong Turn Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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    Prom Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #41 on the original list
    Jamie Lee Curtis, Brittany Snow, Leslie Nielsen

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    The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #15 on the original list
    Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

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    Halloween II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #48 on the original list
    Halloween II Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris

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    Scream 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #21 on the original list
    Scream 4 Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

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    Trick 'r Treat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #46 on the original list
    Trick 'r Treat Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox

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    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #29 on the original list
    Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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    The Crazies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    The Crazies Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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    Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    The Hitcher is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #43 on the original list
    The Hitcher Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell

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    The Strangers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #20 on the original list
    The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: D... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #8 on the original list
    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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    Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    Hellraiser Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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    Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #55 on the original list
    Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives Corey Feldman, Tony Goldwyn, Ron Palillo

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    House of 1000 Corpses is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #60 on the original list
    House of 1000 Corpses Rob Zombie, Chris Hardwick, Karen Black

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    Saw is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    Leigh Whannell, Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: T... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #32 on the original list
    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Brooke Bundy

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    April Fool's Day is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #57 on the original list
    Deborah Foreman, Thomas F. Wilson, Ken Olandt

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    Saw is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #9 on the original list
    Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #24 on the original list
    The Last House on the Left Martin Kove, Steve Miner, Fred J. Lincoln

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    Wes Craven's New Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #42 on the original list
    Wes Craven's New Nightmare Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    Suspiria is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #70 on the original list
    Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #72 on the original list
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley, Kinky Friedman

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    Final Destination 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #26 on the original list
    Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter

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    Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    Angus Scrimm, A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister

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    Pumpkinhead is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    Mayim Bialik, Lance Henriksen, George Buck Flower

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    The Stepfather is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #105 on the original list
    Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Penn Dayton Badgley

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    Jaws 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #71 on the original list
    Jaws 2 Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton, Ann Dusenberry

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    Jeepers Creepers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    Scream 3 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #25 on the original list
    Scream 3 Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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    Deep Red is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #107 on the original list
    Deep Red Dario Argento, David Hemmings, Gabriele Lavia

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    Hostel: Part II is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #155 on the original list
    Bijou Phillips, Lauren German, Heather Matarazzo

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    Friday the 13th Part VII: The ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #87 on the original list
    Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood Corey Feldman, Tony Goldwyn, Jeff Bennett

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    Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #14 on the original list
    Child's Play Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: T... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #64 on the original list
    A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Wally George

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    American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Slasher Movies

    #30 on the original list
    American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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