The Best Teen Horror Movies Of All Time

Over 4.0K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Teen Horror Movies Of All Time
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Horror movies featuring high school students and teens. 

Latest additions: Scream 6
Most divisive: Fear Street Part Two: 1978

Over 4,000 movie fans have come together to cast their votes for the best teen horror movies of all time. From classics like Halloween and A Nightmare on Elm Street to more modern takes like Scream and It Follows, these are the horror films that made an indelible mark on our collective teenage years.

Halloween is widely considered one of the scariest, most iconic slashers ever created. Its influence can still be felt in today's horror movies, with its eerie score alone inspiring a generation of young filmmakers. A Nightmare on Elm Street marked another important moment in the genre, introducing us to Freddy Krueger—the wise-cracking boogeyman who haunted teenagers' dreams forevermore.

Modern entries such as Scream brought self-referential wit and postmodernism into the mix while also delivering genuine scares. And recent hits like It Follows combined classic tension building techniques with innovative storytelling devices to create something both familiar and unsettlingly new.

From fan favorites to cult classics, there’s something here for every kind of horror fan. Vote up your favorite teen slasher movies so they rise higher on this list—and make sure your voice is heard.

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