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The Best Horror Movies About Babies 

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Updated January 3, 2020 88 votes 25 voters 1.5k views 21 items

What can be more terrifying than full-grown monsters, ghosts, and ghouls? Babies, of course. This list will determine the best baby horror movies that turn the most innocent creatures on Earth to horrifying abominations that will haunt your nightmares. Many of these horror films explore the pregnancy of the demonic baby, like Rosemary's Baby and Prevenge while others show hint that infant is a new way for an old evil to comeback like A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Baby and Ghostbusters II. But which of these scary baby movies is the best? You get to help decide with your votes. The baby characters in these movies are so terrifying that they'll have you wondering if the father is the devil and in some cases the answer is yes!

Vote up your favorite horror films that feature demon, ghost, and cursed babies. Some the babies in these movies have yet to be born while others are ghosts of babies that never were. Vote up the ones that give the biggest fright and vote down any that other horror fans can skip.

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Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies About Babies
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Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast includes Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Ralph Bellamy, Maurice Evans, Sidney Blackmer, and Charles Grodin. It was produced by William Castle. Farrow plays a pregnant woman who fears that her husband may have made a pact with their eccentric neighbors, believing he may have promised them the child to be used as a human sacrifice in their occult rituals in exchange for success in his acting career. Rosemary's Baby was the second film in Polanski's "Apartment Trilogy", preceded by Repulsion and followed by The ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes, Charles Grodin, Ruth Gordon, + more

Released: 1968

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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The Omen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies About Babies
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The Omen is a 1976 British/American supernatural horror film directed by Richard Donner. The film stars Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Harvey Spencer Stephens, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Troughton, Martin Benson and Leo McKern. It is the first film in The Omen series and was scripted by David Seltzer. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Patrick Troughton, Billie Whitelaw, + more

Released: 1976

Directed by: Richard Donner

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Splice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies About Babies
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Splice is a 2009 Canadian-French science fiction horror film directed by Vincenzo Natali and starring Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, and Delphine Chanéac. The story concerns experiments in genetic engineering being done by a young scientific couple, who attempt to introduce human DNA into their work of splicing animal genes. Guillermo del Toro, Don Murphy, and Joel Silver executive produced. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac, David Hewlett, Abigail Chu, + more

Released: 2009

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

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Eraserhead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies About Babies
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Eraserhead is a 1977 American experimental body horror film directed by David Lynch. Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend (Charlotte Stewart), and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk, Charlotte Stewart, Judith Anna Roberts, + more

Released: 1977

Directed by: David Lynch

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