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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite Splatter film films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best splatter movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. You can see which of your favorite splatter movies are currently streaming on these lists of the best horror films on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This splatter movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of splatter films also contains splatter movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This splatter films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best splatter movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This splatter movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for the greatest movies by clicking the thumbs up button.

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These are the top films in the splatter film genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the splatter film genre in it. Be it the motifs of the splatter film genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Not a fan of The Beyond or The Wizard of Gore? Them vote them down! If we missed any splatter movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous splatter movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about splatter movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the splatter movies. List includes photos and splatter movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list has everything from The House by the Cemetery to The Gore Gore Girls.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these splatter movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good splatter movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest splatter movies, here is the full splatter movies list, ordered from best to worst.

All sorts of directors have taken on Splatter film movies. Examples include Bob Clampett, Steve Miner, and Lucio Fulci.

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Dead Alive Peter Jackson, Jed Brophy, Tim Balme Braindead, released as Dead Alive in North America, is a 1992 New Zealand Zombie comedy gore film directed by Peter Jackson. Written by Jackson with his partner Fran Walsh and Stephen Sinclair, ...more

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Dawn of the Dead Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico Dawn of the Dead is a 1978 Italian-American horror drama film written and directed by George A. Romero. It was the second film made in Romero's Living Dead series, but contains no characters or ...more

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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent zombie horror film directed by George A. Romero, starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea and Karl Hardman. It premiered on October 1, 1968, and ...more

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Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi Evil Dead II is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Sam Raimi and a parody sequel to the 1981 film The Evil Dead. The film was written by Raimi and Scott Spiegel, produced by Robert ...more

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Zombie Flesh Eaters Lucio Fulci, Richard Johnson, Tisa Farrow Zombi 2 is a 1979 zombie horror film directed by Lucio Fulci, with screenplay by Elisa Briganti and Dardano Sacchetti. Though the title suggests this is a sequel to Zombi, the films are ...more

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Bad Taste Peter Jackson, Craig Smith, Pete O'Herne Bad Taste is a 1987 splatter science fiction horror comedy film directed, written, produced, photographed, co-edited by and co-starring Peter Jackson, who also made most of the makeup and ...more

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The Beyond David Warbeck, Veronica Lazăr, Catriona MacColl The Beyond is a 1981 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. The second film in Fulci's unofficial Gates of Hell trilogy, The Beyond has gained a cult following over the decades, in part ...more

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City of the Living Dead Lucio Fulci, Christopher George, Catriona MacColl City of the Living Dead is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. It is the first installment of the unofficial Gates of Hell trilogy which also includes The Beyond and The House by ...more

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The New York Ripper Howard Ross, Jack Hedley, Andrea Occhipinti The New York Ripper is a 1982 Italian giallo film directed and co-written by Lucio Fulci. The film score was written by Francesco De Masi. The film was banned in many countries or released as an ...more

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Basket Case Bill Freehan, Jerry Butler, Frank Henenlotter Basket Case is a 1982 American horror comedy film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter. It has two sequels, Basket Case 2 and Basket Case 3: The Progeny by the same director. It is notable ...more

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Day of the Dead Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord, Nick Cannon Day of the Dead is a 2008 American horror film about a virus outbreak that causes people to turn into violent zombie-like creatures. It is a loose remake of George A. Romero's zombie film of the ...more

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Two Thousand Maniacs! Connie Mason, William Kerwin, Jeffrey Allen Two Thousand Maniacs! is a 1964 splatter film written and directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. It is the second part of what the director's fans have dubbed "The Blood Trilogy", a trio ...more

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Brain Damage Rick Hearst, Gordon MacDonald, Lucille Saint-Peter Brain Damage is a 1988 American comedy horror film directed by Frank Henenlotter.

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Zombie Hell House Lucio Fulci, Catriona MacColl, Dagmar Lassander The House by the Cemetery is a 1981 Italian supernatural horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. The film stars Catriona MacColl, Paolo Malco, Ania Pieroni, Giovanni Frezza, Silvia Collatina and ...more

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Land of the Dead Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg, Simon Baker Land of the Dead is a 2005 post-apocalyptic horror film written and directed by George A. Romero; the fourth of Romero's six Living Dead movies, it is preceded by Night of the Living Dead, Dawn ...more

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Diary of the Dead Geraldine Fitzgerald, Héctor Elizondo, Austin Pendleton Diary of the Dead is a 1976 neo-noir film directed by Arvin Brown, based on the novel One Across, Two Down by Ruth Rendell. It was produced by Charles B. Moss. Robert L. Fish, author of Mute ...more

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Marco Leina added Taeter City Monica Munoz, Riccardo Valentini Taeter City is an action, science fiction, and thriller film directed by Giulio De Santi.

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Infidus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Splatter Movies
Marco Leina added Infidus Mino Bonini, Massimo Caratelli, Domenico Vagnati

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Adam Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Splatter Movies
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Hotel Inferno is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Splatter Movies
Marco Leina added Hotel Inferno Rayner Bourton, Jessica Carroll, Michael Howe

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Frankenhooker Heather Hunter, Louise Lasser, Charlotte Kemp Frankenhooker is a 1990 American black comedy horror directed by Frank Henenlotter. Very loosely inspired by Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, the film stars James Lorinz as medical school ...more

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Blood Feast Connie Mason, William Kerwin, Scott H. Hall Blood Feast is a 1963 American low budget splatter film directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. It concerns a psychopathic food caterer who kills women so that he can include their body parts in his ...more

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The Mildew from Planet Xonader is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Splatter Movies
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The Wizard of Gore Judy Cler, Wayne Ratay The Wizard of Gore is a 1970 splatter film written by Allen Kahn and directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. The 1970 film was one of the first to feature realistic deaths in the gory scenes. It ...more

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Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat John Waters, John McConnell, Toni Wynne Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat is a 2002 splatter film directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. It is a sequel to Lewis's 1963 cult classic original Blood Feast. Filmed under a working title of Blood ...more

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Eaten Alive! Mel Ferrer, Robert Kerman, Franco Fantasia Eaten Alive! is an 1980 Italian horror film directed by Umberto Lenzi. The film is about a young woman who is searching for her sister after her abduction by a cult in the jungles of Sri Lanka.

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worldmovies added Cold Fish Taro Suwa, Denden, Megumi Kagurazaka Cold Fish is a 2010 Japanese serial killer film directed by Sion Sono. The film is about a quiet and unambitious owner of a tropical fish shop whose life and family are taken over by a fellow ...more

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The Last House in the Woods Enrico Silvestrin, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Gennaro Diana The Last House In The Woods is a 2006 Italian horror film, which was directed by Gabriele Albanesi and stars Daniela Virgilio, Daniele Grasseti and Gennaro Diana.

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worldmovies added Autopsy Jessica Lowndes, Robert Patrick, Ross McCall Autopsy is a 2008 American horror film directed by Adam Gierasch. It premiered on August 24, 2008 in the United Kingdom at the London FrightFest Film Festival and was selected as one of After ...more

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Color Me Blood Red Scott H. Hall, Elyn Warner, Candi Conder Color Me Blood Red is a 1965 splatter film written and directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis about a psychotic painter who murders civilians and uses their blood as red paint. It is the third part ...more

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katrine.mittaa added Dead Before Dawn 3D Christopher Lloyd, Kevin McDonald, Devon Bostick Dead Before Dawn 3D is a 2012 Canadian adventure-horror comedy directed by April Mullen, written by Tim Doiron, and starring Devon Bostick, Martha MacIsaac, and Christopher Lloyd. It introduces ...more

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The Wizard of Gore Crispin Glover, Bijou Phillips, Brad Dourif The Wizard of Gore is a 2007 splatter/noir horror film directed by Jeremy Kasten and starring Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips, Crispin Glover, Joshua Miller, Brad Dourif, Jeffrey Combs, and the ...more

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A Gruesome Twosome Mel Blanc A Gruesome Twosome is a Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Bob Clampett and released on June 9, 1945. it stars Tweety, and two cats. This is the last Tweety film directed by ...more

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The Gore Gore Girls Henny Youngman, Amy Farrell, Hedda Lubin The Gore Gore Girls is a 1972 splatter film directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. It was his final film for the next 30 years, and is one of the director's most infamous films.

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Undead Pool Sasa Handa, Sakae Yamazaki, Tôshi Yanagi Undead Pool aka Attack Girls' Swim Team vs. The Undead is a 2007 Japanese erotic horror film.

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Bad Karma Patsy Kensit, Alex Chandon, Duncan Jarman Bad Karma is a cult horror short film directed by Underground movie director Alex Chandon and stars Carmel and Dan Barton.

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Die Zombiejäger Mads Koudal, Andreas Andersson, Aldo Cunei Die Zombiejäger is a Swedish exploitation film from 2005. A prequel called Dragonetti: The Ruthless Contract Killer was released in 2010.