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The Best Slasher Parody Movies

Updated October 8, 2019 1.4k votes 189 voters 3.2k 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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    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver
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    Released2012

    Directed byDrew Goddard

    The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his directorial debut. Five college kids (Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse  ...more
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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan
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    20

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

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    Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, and David Arquette. Released on December  ...more
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    Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons
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    17

    Released2010

    Directed byEli Craig

    Tucker & Dave vs. Evil is a 2010 American comedy horror film directed by Eli Craig. Tucker (Alan Tudyk) and Dale (Tyler Labine), two hillbillies heading to their “fixer-upper” cabin for some  ...more
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    seanevenson addedMartin Freeman, Simon Pegg
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    11

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small flat on the outskirts of London, Shaun (Simon Pegg), a 30-something dull loser, must protect his girlfriend  ...more
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    Nicole McMenamin addedEmma Stone, Amber Heard
    67
    9

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone,  ...more
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    Nicole McMenamin addedHayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell
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    24

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

    10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley and Deputy Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell also returns as Sidney Prescott. A killer is after a new group of  ...more
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    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy
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    33

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David  ...more
  • 8
    Nina Dobrev, Malin Åkerman
    37
    12

    Released2015

    Directed byTodd Strauss-Schulson

    The Final Girls is a 2015 American slasher comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson. Max Cartwright (Taissa Farmiga)'s mother was scream queen Nancy (Malin Åkerman), who starred in the 1986  ...more
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    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris
    59
    44

    Released2000

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an American dark comedy that heavily parodies the horror, slasher, and mystery genres. Several mid- and late-'90s  ...more
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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox
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    54

    Released1997

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie  ...more
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    Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein
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    16

    Released2006

    Directed byScott Glosserman

    Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is a 2006 American mockumentary horror film and black comedy directed by Scott Glosserman. It stars Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals and Robert Englund.  ...more
  • 12
    Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving
    31
    17

    Released2017

    Directed byMcG

    The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis) is madly in love with his babysitter Bee (Samara Weaving) until he witnesses the unthinkable.  ...more
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    Anna Faris, Tim Curry
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    Released2001

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American horror comedy film and the second film in the Scary Movie franchise. The film stars Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans (all reprising their  ...more
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    Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel
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    33

    Released2004

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

    Club Dread is a 2004 comedy horror film written by the comedy group Broken Lizard, who also created Super Troopers. It is directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, one of the group members. Though the story is  ...more
  • 15
    Amy Adams, Kathleen Robertson
    13
    16

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Lee King

    Psycho Beach Party is a 2000 comedy horror film based on the off-Broadway play of the same name, directed by Robert Lee King. Charles Busch wrote both the original play and the screenplay. As the  ...more
  • 16
    Fran Kranz, Alyson Hannigan
    10
    15

    Released2018

    Directed byBrett Simmons

    You Might Be the Killer is a 2018 American "meta" comedy horror film directed by Brett Simmons. While in a panicked state at Camp Clear Vista, lead counselor (and camp owner) Sam calls his friend  ...more
  • 17
    Richard Belzer, Kevin Mannis
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    36

    Released1981

    Directed byMichael Ritchie, Mickey Rose

    Student Bodies is a 1981 comedy film written and directed by Mickey Rose, with an uncredited Michael Ritchie co-directing. A spoof of slasher horror films such as Halloween, Friday the 13th, and Prom  ...more
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    Gary Busey, Robin Sydney
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    Chuck Lamb, Jordan Downey
    8
    41

    Released2009

    Directed byJordan Downey

    A homicidal turkey axes off college kids during Thanksgiving break.  ...more
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    Stella Stevens, Andrew Dice Clay
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    Released1983

    Directed byGreydon Clark

    Wacko is a 1983 film.  ...more