Horror movies can be truly terrifying, but shoddy special effects and poor acting often turn films meant to be terrorizing into pure camp. The best campy horror movies range from movies featuring terrible special effects to movies with absurd plots. New campy horror movies often reference classic B-movies. Many of the greatest campy horror films have gone down as cult classics.
What films will you find on this top campy horror movies list? Creepshow – directed by George Romero and written by Stephen King – includes five terrifying tales of masterful horror. Plan 9 From Outer Space is another entertaining campy horror movie considered one of the worst films of all time. Shaun of the Dead is a good modern take on horror camp as it references classic zombie lore and B-movies. Other good campy scary movies include Young Frankenstein, Killer Klowns from Outer Space and They Live.
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