The Best Slasher Movies Films
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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.

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    Jack Shea, Lin Shaye, Johnny Depp

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    Laurie Bartram, Walt Gorney, Tom Savini

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    John Larroquette, Mike Vogel, Jessica Biel

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    Scatman Crothers, Shelley Duvall, Jack Nicholson

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    Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Ted Knight

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    Timothy Olyphant, Chris Carnel, Gene L. Hamilton

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    Nicolas Cage, Jason Isaacs, Josh Brolin

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn, C. Thomas Howell

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    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Glenn Howerton

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    Niall Buggy, Andrew Robinson, Doug Bradley

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    Tony Goldwyn, Ron Palillo, Vincent Guastaferro

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    Karen Black, Rainn Wilson, Judith Drake

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    Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis, Leigh Whannell

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    Steve Miner, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

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    Rob LaBelle, Robert Shaye, Lin Shaye

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    Alida Valli, Flavio Bucci, Jessica Harper

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    Lou Perryman, Kinky Friedman, Caroline Williams

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    Angus Scrimm, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister

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    Tom Woodruff Jr., John D'Aquino, Lance Henriksen

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