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The Best Slasher Parody Movies 

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Updated October 8, 2019 598 votes 114 voters 1.5k views 20 items

List Rules Vote 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. Ev... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

Released: 2010

Directed by: Eli Craig

"“The hillbillies from the store captured Alison!” Tucker and Dale, two hillbillies heading to their “fixer-upper” cabin for some relaxin’, discover they ain’t alone in them woods. They ...more
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Scream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

Released: 1996

Directed by: Wes Craven

Is this the best parody horror movie ever?

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 ...more
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Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
seanevenson added Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more
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Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Wes 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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The Cabin in the Woods ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

Released: 2012

Directed by: Drew Goddard

The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his directorial debut, produced by Joss Whedon, and written by Whedon and Goddard. The film stars Kristen ...more
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Scream 4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Nicole McMenamin added Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

Released: 2011

Directed by: Wes 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 ...more
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Scream 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2000

Directed by: Wes 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 ...more
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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Nicole McMenamin added Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ruben 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 ...more
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Behind the Mask: The Ris... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein, Scott Wilson

Released: 2006

Directed by: Scott 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
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Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth

Released: 2000

Directed by: Keenen 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 ...more
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The Final Girls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Nina Dobrev, Malin Åkerman, Taissa Farmiga

Released: 2015

Directed by: Todd 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 ...more
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Club Dread is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Club Dread Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Lindsay Price

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jay 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 ...more
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The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
The Babysitter Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell

Directed by: McG

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.
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Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods

Released: 2001

Directed by: Keenen 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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Psycho Beach Party is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Amy Adams, Kathleen Robertson, Lauren Ambrose

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more
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You Might Be the Killer ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Fran Kranz, Alyson Hannigan, Brittany S. Hall

Released: 2018

Directed by: Brett 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 ...more
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The Gingerbread Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
The Gingerbread Man Gary Busey, Robin Sydney, Ryan Locke
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Student Bodies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Richard Belzer, Kevin Mannis, Sara Eckhardt

Released: 1981

Directed by: Michael 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 ...more
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ThanksKilling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Chuck Lamb, Jordan Downey, Natasha Cordova

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jordan Downey

A homicidal turkey axes off college kids during Thanksgiving break.
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Wacko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Stella Stevens, Andrew Dice Clay, George Kennedy

Released: 1983

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Wacko is a 1983 film.