The best Christmas Horror movies capture the spirit of the holidays and then scare it right out of you. If you are looking for a fright around the holidays, look no further than the scary Christmas movies below. Be sure to check out every rendition of Black Christmas which was first made in 1974 with several remakes to follow. Krampus is another great Christmas horror movie that brings a lesser-known Austro-Bavarian folk tale to life only to terrorize a family looking to celebrate Christmas in peace. From Santa to Krampus, this list has the frightening films you are looking for when it comes to Xmas horror movies.
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- As winter break begins, a group of sorority sisters, including Jess (Olivia Hussey) and the often inebriated Barb (Margot Kidder), begin to receive anonymous, lascivious phone calls. Initially, Barb ...more
- Just before their university campus goes quiet for the winter break, a young woman (Emily Blunt) asks a classmate (Ashton Holmes) for a lift home. The two students set off on their trip and begin to ...more
- While the holiday season represents the most magical time of year, ancient European folklore warns of Krampus, a horned beast who punishes naughty children at Christmastime. When dysfunctional family ...more
- During a family retreat to a remote winter cabin over the holidays, the father is forced to abruptly depart for work, leaving his two children in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and ...more
- A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the "mogwai" but sells it to him with the warning to never ...more
- Silent Night, Deadly Night is a 1984 American slasher film produced by Ira R Barmak, written by Michael Hickey, directed by Charles E. Sellier, Jr. and starring Robert Brian Wilson, Lilyan Chauvin, ...more
- A Christmas Horror Story is a 2015 anthology horror film directed by Grant Harvey, Steven Hoban, and Brett Sullivan. Dangerous Dan (William Shatner) is an alcoholic radio DJ stuck pulling a long ...more
- Santa's Slay is a 2005 Canadian-American Christmas slasher comedy film that stars professional wrestler Bill Goldberg as Santa Claus. The film was written and directed by David Steiman, a former ...more
- Ashley travels to the suburban home of the Lerners to baby-sit their 12-year-old son Luke at Christmastime. She must soon defend herself and the young boy when unwelcome intruders announce their ...more
- The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack ...more
- When a family en route to a Christmas Eve gathering decides to takes a shortcut down a wooded road, an eerie sequence of events signals trouble ahead. After nearly colliding with an oncoming car, ...more
- Silent Night is a 2012 horror film directed by Steven C. Miller. It is a very loose remake of Charles E. Sellier's 1984 film Silent Night, Deadly Night and is also loosely based on the real life ...more
- A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to ...more
- Silent Night, Bloody Night is a 1972 American horror film directed by Theodore Gershuny and co-produced by Lloyd Kaufman. The film stars Patrick O'Neal and cult actress Mary Woronov in leading roles, ...more
- P2 is a 2007 American/Canadian horror thriller film directed by Franck Khalfoun, written and produced by Khalfoun, Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur and starring Rachel Nichols and Wes Bentley. The ...more
- As notorious serial killer Jack Frost is being driven to his execution, the truck carrying the murderer encounters a bizarre accident that transforms him into a mutant snowman. Sheriff Sam Tiler, who ...more
- Christmas Evil is a 1980 slasher film, directed by Lewis Jackson and starring Brandon Maggart. It is considered an obscure film but has gained a cult following which includes film director John ...more
- Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 is a 1987 slasher film written and directed by Lee Harry, and co-written by Joseph H. Earle. It is the sequel to 1984's Silent Night, Deadly Night, and was followed ...more
- A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. ...more
- All the Creatures Were Stirring is a 2018 American horror film directed by David Ian McKendry and Rebekah McKendry. When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, ...more
- Two families gather at an upscale English estate in late December. Elaine (Eva Birthistle) and her sister, Chloe (Rachel Shelley), along with their husbands and children, are set for a weekend of ...more
- 22A deadly medieval legend springs to life whenever there is a full moon on the 5th of December.
- Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys is a 2004 crossover horror film based on the characters of David Schmoeller and David S. Goyer. The film is written by C. Courtney Joyner and directed by Ted Nicolaou. ...more
- Don't Open Till Christmas is a 1984 horror film directed by Edmund Purdom, and written by Derek Ford and Alan Birkinshaw.