The Greatest Horror Parody Movies, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest horror movies that most accurately spoof the genre.

Horror parody movies find the funny in the often ridiculous scenarios of classic scary movies. The top slasher parodies feature fun references to iconic monsters, gory scenes, and frightening tales with humor and a touch of silliness. This is a list of the best horror spoof movies, including everything from Scary Movie to Scream to The Cabin in the Woods.

What films will you find on this list of the best scary movie spoofs? With Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks created one of the most memorable funny films of all time. Gene Wilder starred as the title character in this hilarious 1974 movie. Shaun of the Dead is another one of the best horror spoofs ever made. Flight of the Conchords funnyman Jemaine Clement played a 862-year-old vampire in the mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows. Other good movies featured on this list include Dead Alive, Zombieland, and Evil Dead II.

Which horror spoof is the best of the best? Give your personal picks a vote up to move them towards the number one spot on the list.


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Pandemonium is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Horror Parody Movies, Ranked
Tim Swartz added Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Carol Kane
Pandemonium is a 1982 comedy film spoofing horror movies. It had an ensemble cast including Eileen Brennan, Phil Hartman, Tab Hunter, Carol Kane, David Lander, Eve Arden, Paul Reubens, and Tom ...more
The Comedy of Terrors is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Horror Parody Movies, Ranked
Hayden the Monster Man added Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre
The Comedy of Terrors is an American International Pictures comedy horror film directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, and Joe E. ...more