The Black CHRISTMAS List

Who doesn't love a little sinister thrill around the holidays?

This is a compilation of Christmas themed movies with a darker theme.
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1.
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
 
2.
Gremlins (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
3.
Scrooged (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
4.
Treevenge (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Christmas trees ripped out of their forest plan revenge against people enjoying the holidays. (16 mins.)
Director: Jason Eisener
 
5.
Krampus (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home. (98 mins.)
 
6.
A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil. (99 mins.)
 
7.
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus. (84 mins.)
 
8.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A greedy woman makes the mistake of murdering her husband while an escaped mental patient dressed in a Santa Claus outfit is on the loose. (25 mins.)
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
Santa's Slay (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways. (78 mins.)
Director: David Steiman
 
11.
Black Christmas (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. (84 mins.)
Director: Glen Morgan
 
12.
Saint (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5. (85 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
 
13.
Jack Frost (1997 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Cooney
 
14.
Silent Night (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve. (94 mins.)
 
15.
Christmas Evil (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 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
 
16.
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region. (81 mins.)
 
17.
Dead End (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life. (85 mins.)
 
18.
To All a Goodnight (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume. (87 mins.)
Director: David Hess
 
19.
Elves (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves... (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Mandel
 
20.
Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 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
 
21.
Wind Chill (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Two college students share a ride home for the holidays, but when they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they are preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there. (91 mins.)
Director: Gregory Jacobs
 
22.
P2 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve. (98 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
 
23.
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp... (85 mins.)
Director: Joe Zerull
 
24.
New Year's Evil (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Los Angeles disc jockey receives 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
 
25.
Two Front Teeth (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
It's the night before Christmas and Gabe Snow, a tabloid writer haunted by the Ghosts of Christmas past... (85 mins.)
 
26.
Bloody New Year (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Five shipwrecked English teenagers take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them... (90 mins.)
 
27.
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die. (92 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
28.
Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (2000 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
The Mutant Killer Snowman returns to kill more people during Christmas (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Cooney
 
29.
Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On... (83 mins.)
Director: Sean Cain
 
30.
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  
The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents. (81 mins.)
 
31.
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
 
32.
Santa Claus (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  
With the aid of Merlin, Santa Claus must defeat the evil machinations of the devil Pitch to ruin Xmas. (94 mins.)
Director: René Cardona