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The Best Tom Savini Movies

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List of the best Tom Savini movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tom Savini's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Tom Savini movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tom Savini movies will be at the top of the list. Tom Savini has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tom Savini movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tom Savini films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Tom Savini role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Tom Savini performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Machete Kills to Children of the Living Dead.

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    Dawn of the Dead
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    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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    Machete
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    Machete

    Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan

    Released2010

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez, Ethan Maniquis

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    From Dusk till Dawn
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    From Dusk till Dawn

    Salma Hayek, George Clooney

    Released1996

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez, Sarah Kelly

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    Lost Boys: The Tribe
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    Lost Boys: The Tribe

    Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

    Released2008

    Directed byP. J. Pesce

    Lost Boys: The Tribe is a 2008 horror film and the sequel to the successful 1987 American... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Martin
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    Martin

    Tom Savini, John Amplas

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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    Planet Terror
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    Planet Terror

    Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    Creepshow 2
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    Creepshow 2

    Stephen King, George Kennedy

    Released1987

    Directed byMichael Gornick

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  • 8
    Sea of Dust
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    Sea of Dust

    Tom Savini, Ingrid Pitt

    Released2006

    Directed byScott Bunt

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  • 9
    Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero

    Released2008

    Directed byRusty Nails

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  • 10
    Forest of the Damned
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    Forest of the Damned

    Tom Savini, Marysia Kay

    Released2005

    Directed byJohannes Roberts

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    Full Tilt Boogie
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    Full Tilt Boogie

    Salma Hayek, George Clooney

    Released1998

    Directed bySarah Kelly

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  • 12
    Grindhouse
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    Grindhouse

    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie

    Grindhouse is a 2007 American horror film double feature co-written, produced, and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Children of the Living Dead
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    Children of the Living Dead

    Tom Savini, Jamie McCoy

    Released2001

    Directed byTor Ramsey

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  • 14
    Drive-In Madness
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    Drive-In Madness

    George A. Romero, Tom Savini

    Released1987

    Directed byTim Ferrante

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  • 15
    It's My Party and I'll Die if I Want To
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    It's My Party and I'll Die if I Want To

    Tom Savini, Jamie Williams

    Released2007

    Directed byTony Wash

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  • 16
    Beyond the Wall of Sleep
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    Beyond the Wall of Sleep

    Tom Savini, William Sanderson

    Released2006

    Directed byThom Maurer, Barrett J. Leigh

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  • 17
    The Ripper
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    The Ripper

    Tom Savini

    Released1985

    Directed byChristopher Lewis

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  • 18
    Horrorween
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    Horrorween

    Donald Trump, William Shatner

    Released2008

    Directed byJoe Estevez

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  • 19
    Knightriders
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    Knightriders

    Stephen King, Ed Harris

    Released1981

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

    Knightriders, also known as George A. Romero's Knightriders, is a 1981 American drama film... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Maniac
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    Maniac

    Caroline Munro, Tom Savini

    Released1980

    Directed byWilliam Lustig

    Maniac is a 1980 American exploitation slasher film directed by William Lustig and written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Ted Bundy
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    Ted Bundy

    Tom Savini, Tracey Walter

    Released2002

    Directed byMatthew Bright

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  • 22
    Django Unchained
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    Django Unchained

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

    Released2012

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Zombiegeddon
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    Zombiegeddon

    Uwe Boll, William Smith

    Released2003

    Directed byChris Watson

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    Blood, Boobs & Beast
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    Blood, Boobs & Beast

    J.J. Abrams, Tom Savini

    Released2007

    Directed byJohn Paul Kinhart

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    Vicious
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    Vicious

    Tom Savini, Bill Moseley

    Released2003

    Directed byMatt Green

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