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The Best Slasher Parody Movies

Updated October 8, 2019 1.2k votes 154 voters 2.2k views20 items

List RulesVote up the movies that do the best job of spoofing the genre.

This is a list of the best slasher parody movies that just sliced and diced its way onto to your screen! As ludicrous as slasher films are on their own, that doesn’t exempt the genre from parody, spoofs, or satirical looks. Bad slasher movies may have audiences laughing at them, but the best parodies of slasher movies have audiences laughing with them.  Funny slasher movie spoofs usually have just as many laughs as it does scares; which gives the films a nice balance. Gags and gore are the perfect combination for a fun time at the movie theater or in the comfort of your own home with a streaming service like Netflix or Hulu!

So, don’t go back inside the house, look straight ahead, and look over this list of top slasher parody films. Vote up your favorite movies that make the best use of slasher film tropes. If you don't see your favorite movie that spoofs the slasher genre, add it to the list.

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    Tucker & Dale vs. Evil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

    Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

    Released2010

    Directed byEli Craig

    Tucker & Dave vs. Evil is a 2010 American comedy horror film directed by Eli Craig. Tucker... more on Wikipedia
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    The Cabin in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    The Cabin in the Woods

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byDrew Goddard

    The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his... more on Wikipedia
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    Scream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

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    Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small... more on Wikipedia
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    Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay... more on Wikipedia
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    Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Scream 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox

    Released1997

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Scream 4 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Scream 4

    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

    10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley... more on Wikipedia
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    Scream 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise.... more on Wikipedia
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    Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Scary Movie

    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris

    Released2000

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an... more on Wikipedia
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    The Final Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    The Final Girls

    Nina Dobrev, Malin Åkerman

    Released2015

    Directed byTodd Strauss-Schulson

    The Final Girls is a 2015 American slasher comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson. Max... more on Wikipedia
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    Club Dread is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Club Dread

    Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel

    Released2004

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

    Club Dread is a 2004 comedy horror film written by the comedy group Broken Lizard, who also... more on Wikipedia
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    Behind the Mask: The Rise of L is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

    Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein

    Released2006

    Directed byScott Glosserman

    Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is a 2006 American mockumentary horror film and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    The Babysitter

    Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving

    Directed byMcG

    The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis)... more on Wikipedia
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    Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Scary Movie 2

    Anna Faris, Tim Curry

    Released2001

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American horror comedy film and the second film in the Scary Movie... more on Wikipedia
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    Psycho Beach Party is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Psycho Beach Party

    Amy Adams, Kathleen Robertson

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Lee King

    Psycho Beach Party is a 2000 comedy horror film based on the off-Broadway play of the same... more on Wikipedia
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    You Might Be the Killer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    You Might Be the Killer

    Fran Kranz, Alyson Hannigan

    Released2018

    Directed byBrett Simmons

    You Might Be the Killer is a 2018 American "meta" comedy horror film directed by Brett... more on Wikipedia
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    The Gingerbread Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    The Gingerbread Man

    Gary Busey, Robin Sydney
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    ThanksKilling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    ThanksKilling

    Chuck Lamb, Jordan Downey

    Released2009

    Directed byJordan Downey

    A homicidal turkey axes off college kids during Thanksgiving break.
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    Student Bodies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Student Bodies

    Richard Belzer, Kevin Mannis

    Released1981

    Directed byMichael Ritchie, Mickey Rose

    Student Bodies is a 1981 comedy film written and directed by Mickey Rose, with an uncredited... more on Wikipedia
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    Wacko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
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    Wacko

    Stella Stevens, Andrew Dice Clay

    Released1983

    Directed byGreydon Clark

    Wacko is a 1983 film.
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