Graveyard Shift The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies  

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List Rules Vote on the creepiest child whose character is under the age of 15 in a horror film

The creepiest kids in horror movies are those scary little brats that despite being young, scare the living crap out of adults. These scary kids from horror movies are both the reasons we watch some of the best horror movies of all time and why after we watch these movies we sleep with the lights on. Don't be deterred by their size, these kids are freakishly terrifying.

When you think about the creepiest kids in horror films, a few favorites instantly come to mind. Damien Thorn, the four-year-old Son of Satan from "The Omen," the scalpal-weilding Gage Creed from "Pet Sematary" and Samara Morgan, the seemingly nice girl who just happens to crawl out of your television into your room on "The Ring," all fit that bill but there are so many more where that came from.

Sometimes, these creepy horror movie kids are not scary enough alone and they have to come in pairs or other multiples. The Grady Twins from "The Shining," Cory and Carrie Dollanganger from "Flowers in the Attic" and the Midwich Cuckoos, complete with their terrifying red eyes, from "Village of the Damned" take scary horror movie child characters to another level.

Even some real-life kids, along with their horrifyingly true stories, have made their way into horror movies, as if fiction was not scary enough. Kevin Katchadourian from "We Need to Talk About Kevin" and even Regan MacNeil from "The Exorcist" were true stories that inspired horror movies reminding us that it's not just the creepy kids in these horror movies that we should worry about, creepy kids are in real life too, just waiting for the time to strike. Sweet dreams, horror fans.
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Regan MacNeil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Regan MacNeil The Exorcist

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Grady Daughter #1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Grady Daughter #1 The Shining

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Samara Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
zxray added Samara Morgan The Ring

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Gage Creed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Ariel Kana added Gage Creed Pet Sematary

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Toshio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
vincent.rudolph added Toshio The Grudge - The Grudge (2004)

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Esther is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Esther Orphan

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Damien Thorn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Damien Thorn The Omen

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Michael Myers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
William Roberts added Michael Myers Halloween II, Halloween 6, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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Isaac Chroner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
zxray added Isaac Chroner Children of the Corn

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Danny Torrance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Ariel Kana added Danny Torrance The Shining

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Tomás is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Ariel Kana added Tomás The Orphanage

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Eli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Eli Let the Right One In

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The Midwich Cuckoos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
The Midwich Cuckoos Village of the Damned

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Henry Evans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
William Roberts added Henry Evans The Good Son

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Wednesday Addams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
smallprint84 added Wednesday Addams Addams Family Values, The Addams Family

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Lilith Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Scott Klingaman added Lilith Sullivan Case 39

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Rhoda Penmark is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
willyboymcoy added Rhoda Penmark The Bad Seed

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Lonnie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Lonnie Deliverance

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Lilly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
MatthewGill added Lilly Mama

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Silent Hill Citizen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
irvin.elizabeth96 added Silent Hill Silent Hill: Revelation

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Aidan Keller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
mainpleine added Aidan Keller The Ring Two, The Ring - Aidan Keller is the somewhat creepy son of Rachel. He has a psychic link with Samara.

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In The Mouth Of Madness Kids is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
mainpleine added In The Mouth Of Madness Kids

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Red Queen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
CarlosHof added Red Queen Resident Evil, Resident Evil: Retribution - Resident Evil

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Santi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Desertrat89 added Santi The Devil's Backbone

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Alice Spages is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
smallprint84 added Alice Spages Communion (Alice, Sweet Alice) - Alice Spages is a fictional character from the indie horror slasher/mystery ''Communion'' aka ''Alice, Sweet Alice'' or ''Holy Terror'' from 1976. The actress has only one other credit: She appeared in the psychedelic sci-fi ...

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Anthony Fremont is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
zxray added Anthony Fremont Twilight Zone, Twilight Zone: The Movie

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Ivy Templeton/Audrey Rose is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
ChrisRobarchek added Ivy Templeton/Audrey Rose Audrey Rose, 1977

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Leah, Miranda, Nicky and Pauli... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
smallprint84 added Leah, Miranda, Nicky and Paulie The Children

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Joseph Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
PeteJacques added Joseph Carmichael The Changeling

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Beloved is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
ShaneBird added Beloved Beloved

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

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Mercy and Jonas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
crowe added Mercy and Jonas

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Cid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
LuisBuenaventuraII added Cid Looper

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Sharon Da Silvia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
irvin.elizabeth96 added Sharon Da Silvia

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Melissa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
srjthnk added Melissa Kill Baby Kill

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Albert is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
smallprint84 added Albert Suspiria - The creepy nephew from Madame Blanc.

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Patau Brückner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
smallprint84 added Patau Brückner Phenomena

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Lukas and Elias is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
SBG9 added Lukas and Elias

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Marco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
smallprint84 added Marco Shock (Beyond the Door II)

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Milo Jeeder is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies
Angel Marie added Milo Jeeder Milo