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The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked

Updated November 5, 2019 7.0k votes 556 voters 12.3k views34 items

List RulesVote up your favorite horror movie couples, even if only one or neither makes it to the end.

Horror movies couples show the world what true love can endure, be it zombies, demons, werewolves, or vampires, these couples have seen it all. Some of these pairings were together before the movie like the Freelings in Poltergeist and the Abbotts in A Quiet Place while other couples were brought together by the terrifying nature of their circumstances such as Colombus and Wichita from Zombieland. The couples on this list range in age and relationship status but their stories are as equally compelling. Luke Wilson and Vera Farmiga play the real-life famous couple, Ed and Lorraine Warren, but there are also famous fictional couples on this list as well. With that being said, one of them has to be the best.

Which of these couples from horror movies deserves to be at the top of the list. Vote up all your favorite couples regardless of how scary the movie is but based on how much you like the couple themselves.

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  • Photo: Tremors / Universal Pictures
    Tremors is a 1990 American western monster film directed by Ron Underwood, written by Brent Maddock, S. S. Wilson and Underwood, and starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, and Reba McEntire. It was released by Universal Studios and is the first installment of the Tremors franchise. The film was received well by critics and holds an 84% favorable rating at the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes. The film was followed by three direct-to-video sequels, Tremors 2: Aftershocks, Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, and Tremors 4: The Legend Begins. Thirteen episodes of Tremors: The Series, a television program based on the film series, aired March through July 2003....  more
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    • Photo: Poltergeist / MGM/UA Entertainment Co.
      Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural thriller film, directed by Tobe Hooper and co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is the first and most successful entry in the Poltergeist film series. Set in a California suburb, the plot focuses on a family whose home is invaded by malevolent ghosts that take the family's younger daughter. The film was ranked as #80 on Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments and the Chicago Film Critics Association named it the 20th scariest film ever made....  more
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      • Photo: Edward Scissorhands / 20th Century Fox
        Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. An artificial man (Johnny Depp), who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life until he meets a suburban lady (Winona Ryder) who introduces him to her world....  more
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        • Photo: Hellboy / Columbia Pictures
          Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of Destruction by Mike Mignola. It was produced by Revolution Studios, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film is about a demonic beast, known as Hellboy, who secretly works to keep the world safe from paranormal threats with his team, the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense. Released in April 2004, it grossed $59 million at the United States box office and $99 million worldwide and was favorably received by critics. A sequel, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, was released on July 11, 2008....  more
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