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We Asked, You Answered : If You Had To Exist In A Horror Movie Universe, Which Would It Be?

Updated September 21, 2018 2.4k votes 135 voters23 items

List RulesVote up the horror movie universes you'd want to exist in; vote down those that you'd never survive in.

Every year, horror lovers anxiously await the arrival of the Halloween season when they finally have an excuse to spend their October nights watching one horror movie after another. But what if you could actually experience those worlds yourself? Would you choose to live in a world where Freddy or Jason are running amok? Or would you be brave enough to fight off hordes of zombies? Perhaps you'd be willing to go toe-to-toe with a killer doll?

We asked our audience which horror movie universe they'd want to exist in if they had the chance. Be sure to vote up the horror film universes you'd be willing to take your chances in and vote down the ones you probably wouldn't survive.

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    It
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    It

    Tim Curry, Seth Green

    Released1990

    Directed byTommy Lee Wallace

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  • 2
    Child's Play
    83
    44

    Child's Play

    Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks

    Released1988

    Directed byTom Holland

  • 3
    A Nightmare on Elm Street
    79
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

    Released1984

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • 4
    Halloween
    60
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    Halloween

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • 5
    The Exorcist
    64
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    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1973

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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  • 6
    Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
    75
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    Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

    Released2010

    Directed byEli Craig

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  • 7
    The Devil's Rejects
    74
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    The Devil's Rejects

    Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo

    Released2005

    Directed byRob Zombie

  • 8
    The Conjuring
    52
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    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

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  • 9
    Young Frankenstein
    50
    26

    Young Frankenstein

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks

    Released1974

    Directed byMel Brooks

  • 10
    Little Shop of Horrors
    54
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    Little Shop of Horrors

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin

    Released1986

    Directed byFrank Oz

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  • 11
    House of 1000 Corpses
    58
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    House of 1000 Corpses

    Rob Zombie, Chris Hardwick

    Released2003

    Directed byRob Zombie

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  • 12
    Freddy vs. Jason
    55
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    Freddy vs. Jason

    Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland

    Released2003

    Directed byRonny Yu

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  • 13
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    48
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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey

    Released2003

    Directed byMarcus Nispel

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  • 14
    The Purge
    42
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    The Purge

    Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke

    Released2013

    Directed byJames DeMonaco

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  • 15
    Night of the Living Dead
    39
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    Night of the Living Dead

    George A. Romero, Duane Jones

    Released1968

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

  • 16
    It Follows
    38
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    It Follows

    Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist

    Released2014

    Directed byDavid Robert Mitchell

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  • 17
    Hellraiser
    39
    68

    Hellraiser

    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson

    Released1987

    Directed byClive Barker

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  • 18
    Friday the 13th
    34
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    Friday the 13th

    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini

    Released1980

    Directed bySean S. Cunningham

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  • 19
    Dawn of the Dead
    28
    60

    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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  • 20
    28 Weeks Later
    20
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    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba

    Released2007

    Directed byJuan Carlos Fresnadillo

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  • 21
    Nightbreed
    25
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    Nightbreed

    David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley

    Released1990

    Directed byClive Barker

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  • 22
    Hostel
    37
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    Hostel

    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins

    Released2005

    Directed byEli Roth

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  • 23
    The Thing
    21
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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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