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The Best Slasher Movies

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.

The Best Slasher Movies Films
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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Dana Carvey, Kyle Richards

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    Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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    Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Brittany Snow, Leslie Nielsen

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    Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

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    Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris

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    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

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    Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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    Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell

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    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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    Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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    Corey Feldman, Tony Goldwyn, Ron Palillo

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    Rob Zombie, Chris Hardwick, Karen Black

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    Leigh Whannell, Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis

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    Martin Kove, Steve Miner, Fred J. Lincoln

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    Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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    Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley, Kinky Friedman

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    Angus Scrimm, A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister

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    Mayim Bialik, Lance Henriksen, George Buck Flower

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    Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Penn Dayton Badgley

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    Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton, Ann Dusenberry

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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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