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The Best Couples in Horror Movies, Ranked

Updated November 5, 2019 6.9k votes 514 voters 10.7k 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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  • Morticia and Gomez Addams - 'The Addams Family'
    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
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
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  • Barbara and Adam Maitland - 'Beetlejuice'
    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
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Tim Burton
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  • Ed and Lorraine Warren - 'The Conjuring' Franchise
    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
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: James Wan
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  • Evelyn and Lee Abbott - 'A Quiet Place'
    Photo: A Quiet Place / Paramount Pictures
    A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family living on a farm hides from a supernatural evil attracted to sound by avoiding making sound and communicating in sign language.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: John Krasinski
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