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The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked 

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Updated November 5, 2019 2.8k votes 257 voters 3.7k views 34 items

List Rules Vote 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.

The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked
Photo: The Addams Family/Paramount Pictures

The Addams Family is a 1991 American fantasy comedy film based on the characters from the cartoon of the same name created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The movie was originally developed at Orion Pictures. But due to the studio's financial problems, Paramount Pictures stepped in to complete the film and handled North American distribution, with Orion retaining the international rights. The film debuted in Los Angeles on November 16, 1991. It opened internationally on November 22, 1991, on the same day as An American Tail: Fievel Goes West and Beauty and the Beast and received positive reviews. It was followed by a sequel, Addams Family Values, two years later. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston, Raúl Juliá, Dan Hedaya, + more

Released: 1991

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked
Photo: Beetlejuice/Warner Bros. Pictures

Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton. The spirits of a deceased couple (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit (Michael Keaton) to drive them out. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Jeffrey Jones, + more

Released: 1988

Directed by: Tim Burton

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Tremors is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked
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 on Wikipedia

Actors: Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward, Ariana Richards, Michael Gross, + more

Released: 1990

Directed by: Ron Underwood

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The Conjuring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked
Photo: The Conjuring/Warner Bros. Pictures

The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and the first installment in the Conjuring series. Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) are paranormal investigators called to assist the Perron family (Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor), who experience increasingly disturbing events in their farmhouse in Rhode Island in 1971. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston, + more

Released: 2013

Directed by: James Wan

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