Graveyard Shift The Best Slasher Parody Movies  

Ranker Film
307 votes 59 voters 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. Evil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons
"“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
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
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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The Cabin in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker
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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Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth
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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Behind the Mask: The Rise of L... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein, Scott Wilson
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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Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham
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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Scream 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher
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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Club Dread is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Lindsay Price
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 Final Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Nina Dobrev, Malin Åkerman, Taissa Farmiga
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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Scream 4 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Nicole McMenamin added Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox
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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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Nicole McMenamin added Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray
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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The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell
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
Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American parody film and the second film of the Scary Movie franchise. Though part of the first Scary Movie '​s tagline read "...No sequel", this film's tagline ...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
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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The Gingerbread Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
The Gingerbread Man Gary Busey, Robin Sydney, Ryan Locke
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You Might Be the Killer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Fran Kranz, Alyson Hannigan, Brittany S. Hall
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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Student Bodies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slasher Parody Movies
Richard Belzer, Kevin Mannis, Sara Eckhardt
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
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
Wacko is a 1983 film.