Fictional Characters Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You  

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List Rules The most massive, most intelligent, or most persistent serial murders in TV and film

A list of Fictional Killers You’d Least Like to Have After You. Are you looking for a list of fictional killers? Do you remember a specific killer from a book or movie, but can’t think of the exact name? Browse through our list of fictional killers to find the one you are looking for. Ranked in order of the top fictional killer that viewers would least like to have after them, to the less scary killers, you are sure to find some fictional killers that you recognize. If you see a particular fictional killer that is on the bottom of the list, but you have had nightmares about this particular killer, go ahead and vote for him to get him raised to a higher spot on the list.

If you don’t see a particular scary killer listed, go ahead and add the killer to the list so that others can vote as well. Some fictional killers have killed because of a mistake or out of what they think is necessity, and some kill quickly and painlessly, but there are those serial killers that not only kill, but they kill slowly and tortuously. Those are likely to be the killers you would least like to have after you.

After all, if you’re going to have a fictional killer chasing you, wouldn’t you rather it be a merciful one than one that thrives on torture? Choose which fictional killers scare you the most, and place your votes!
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Michael Myers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Halloween
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Freddy Krueger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Nightmare on Elm Street franchise
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Jason Voorhees is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Friday the 13th
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Leatherface is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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Pennywise the Dancing Clown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
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Hannibal Lecter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
The Silence of the Lambs
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Jigsaw Killer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Saw, Saw VII, Saw II
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The Creeper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Jeepers Creepers, Jeepers Creepers 2, Jeepers Creepers 4
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Candyman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Candyman 3: Day of the Dead, Candyman
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Captain Spaulding is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
DeaneStratford(llamaofdoom) added House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil's Rejects
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Buffalo Bill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
The Silence of the Lambs
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Charles Lee Ray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Child's Play franchise
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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Richie LaRue added Jaws
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Mary Shaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Dead Silence
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Joker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Batman: The Animated Series, Fight Batman Fight!
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Ghostface is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Scream
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Dexter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Dexter, Dexter: Early Cuts, Dexter Universe
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Otis B. Driftwood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Windi Center added The Devil's Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses
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Norman Bates is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Bates Motel, Psycho, Psycho
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John Doe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Seven
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Twisty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
RGLinc38 added Twisty the Clown American Horror Story Freakshow
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Bloody Face is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
American Horror Story: Asylum
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The Collector is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Veritasvosliberabit added The Collector, The Collection
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Carnage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Marvel Universe
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Patrick Bateman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
American Psycho