SEASONAL SLASHERS

Horror films from the calendar or holidays.
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1.
Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
2.
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior. (79 mins.)
 
3.
April Fool's Day (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend. (89 mins.)
Director: Fred Walton
 
4.
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead. (90 mins.)
Director: George Mihalka
 
5.
Black Christmas (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
6.
New Year's Evil (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Punk Rock & New Wave show host gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one. (85 mins.)
Director: Emmett Alston
 
7.
Mother's Day (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two brothers kidnap and brutalize three women for the pleasure of their demented mother. (91 mins.)
Director: Charles Kaufman
 
8.
Prom Night (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A masked killer stalks four teenagers, responsible for the accidental death of a little girl six years earlier, at their high school's senior prom. (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Lynch
 
9.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
 
10.
Halloween II (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
11.
Christmas Evil (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree. (100 mins.)
Director: Lewis Jackson
 
12.
Santa Claws (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
A B-horror movie actress is stalked by a deranged fan bent on claiming her for himself. (83 mins.)
Director: John Russo
 
13.
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Having revived from his wound, Jason Voorhees; now donning a new appearance, refuges at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds reside there for their vacation, Jason continues his spree. (95 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
14.
Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition. (86 mins.)
Director: Edmund Purdom
 
15.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior. (88 mins.)
Director: Lee Harry
 
16.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him? (88 mins.)
 
17.
The Being (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A cop and a scientist team up to save their rural town from a boy mutated by hazardous pollution. (82 mins.)
Director: Jackie Kong
 
18.
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
At the snobby Crawford Academy, Virginia's group of friends start to go missing years after horrible events that happened to her as a child around her birthday. (110 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
19.
Bloody Birthday (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Lacking consciences because they were born during a solar eclipse, a trio of 10-year-olds embark on an indiscriminate killing spree. (85 mins.)
Director: Ed Hunt
 
20.
Sweet 16 (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Teenager Melissa moves into a small town filled with racial prejudice and bullying and each time she meets up with one of the boys in town, they end up murdered - but who is the killer? (90 mins.)
Director: Jim Sotos
 
21.
Valentine (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day. (96 mins.)
Director: Jamie Blanks