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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315 95
Michael Myers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Halloween

2
282 79
Jason Voorhees is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Friday the 13th

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282 80
Freddy Krueger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Nightmare on Elm Street franchise

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309 94
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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256 81
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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237 109
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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205 94
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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102 36
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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143 121
Charles Lee Ray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Child's Play franchise

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103 78
Captain Spaulding is listed (or ranked) 11 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) 12 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
The Silence of the Lambs

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Ghostface is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Scream

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57 42
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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Norman Bates is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Bates Motel, Psycho, Psycho

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99 120
Dexter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Dexter, Dexter: Early Cuts, Dexter Universe

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79 94
Bloody Face is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Bloody Face American Horror Story: Asylum

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85 110
John Doe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
John Doe Seven

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49 56
Joker is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Twisty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 20 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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44 52
Annie Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Misery

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Patrick Bateman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
American Psycho

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20 16
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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14 8
Otis B. Driftwood is listed (or ranked) 24 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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27 41
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Marvel Universe

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Sweeney Todd is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Bloodthirsty Butchers, The Tale of Sweeney Todd

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Mickey Knox is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Natural Born Killers

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20 38
Mark Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Saw VII, Saw III, Saw VI

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23 45
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Death Note, Death Note: Re-light: L's Successors, Death Note

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Francis Dolarhyde is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Red Dragon

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43 99
Mallory Knox is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Natural Born Killers

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12 33
John Ryder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added The Hitcher

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35 84
Brian Moser is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Dexter Universe

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14 42
Mick Taylor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Wolf Creek

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11 36
Victor Zsasz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Batman Begins, DC Universe

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14 46
Carl Stargher is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added The Cell

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25 74
Mike McKay is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Mike McKay Death Proof

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Arthur Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Dexter universe

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11 41
George Harvey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added The Lovely Bones

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25 81
Sylar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Heroes, Heroes

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11 43
Zoom is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added DC Universe - He's a serial killer and a supervillain

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24 80
Joe Carroll is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Joe Carroll The Following

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21 73
Leslie Vernon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Leslie Vernon Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

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8 35
Catherine Tramell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Basic Instinct, Basic Instinct 2

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23 79
Tom Ripley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
The Talented Mr. Ripley

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12 49
Diane Simmons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Family Guy Universe

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10 44
Billy Lenz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Black Christmas

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Purple Guy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
Apocalypse added Purple Guy

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The Grave-Digger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You
The Grave-Digger Bones

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The Miniature Killer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Fictional Serial Killers You'd Least Like to Have After You