30 Greatest Slasher Movies

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    • pushesmybuttons

      Apr 13th 2011, 11:37

      Good to see 'Tourist Trap' getting a mention. Low budget but creepy and atmospheric. The slasher film seems to be the most maligned sub-genre in horror and yet it has produced some excellent films on very low budgets ('Halloween' being a prime example). Just a shame Hollywood sees fit to endlessly remake the classics instead of developing new material. Still looking forward to a new Chucky though!

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    • Hadouken76

      Apr 13th 2011, 13:47

      Crazy theory i know, but i always saw Predator as a form of slasher movie. Where instead of the victims being nubile defensless teens, the ones being picked off are in fact the worlds most dangerous men (and Hawkins)...like i said, crazy theory

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    • Hadouken76

      Apr 13th 2011, 13:47

      Crazy theory i know, but i always saw Predator as a form of slasher movie. Where instead of the victims being nubile defensless teens, the ones being picked off are in fact the worlds most dangerous men (and Hawkins)...like i said, crazy theory

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    • izzysuk

      Apr 13th 2011, 14:23

      What this list has shown us, is that some of the best films from the 70's and 80's should never be remade! This link pretty much says it all http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/markkermode/2011/04/scare_stories.html But yeah good list!

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    • pwbbounce

      Apr 14th 2011, 9:54

      Great to see Halloween at number 1. It is, and always will be, the best slasher flick ever made! And it will always be my favourite film ever!

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    • bebhinnreilly

      Apr 14th 2011, 16:09

      wrong picture for nightmare on elm street......just saying

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    • NicolaT

      Apr 15th 2011, 14:29

      Reeker? Reeker?? With the smell monster? Jaysus.

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    • FBTDelskey

      Jun 1st 2011, 19:35

      Pretty good list, but I have a complaint; what about The Funhouse, Terror Train, Silent Night Deadly Night, Hell Night, The Initiation, Slumber Party Massacre?? And if we're gonna talk Italian horrors, what about Blood & Black Lace, Tenebrae, I could go on & on, but some would hardly be considered "best". All of these were honorable mentions left out for the likes of REEKER?! Oh please..

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    • LeatherNeck

      Jun 29th 2013, 23:26

      Glad TCM got a ranking it deserved. You may need to add the new Norman McDowell film The Employer, this movie is bad a*s, caught it on demand and was blown away.

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    • petergrantham

      Jul 17th 2014, 9:05

      What the writer said about 'Prom Night:' "Jamie Lee Curtis consolidates her scream-queen status by following up Halloween with yet another teens-in-trouble kill-fest. She’s part of a group of girls who accidentally killed a kiddie some years earlier." This is not true at all.

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    • debbieRZA

      Sep 13th 2014, 16:37

      I Know What You Did Last Summer did not nick it's plot from House on Sorority Row, it is based on a book by the same name which came out in 1974, 9 years before Sorority Row did...

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