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Poll: Your Favorite Horror Icon

Who is your favorite horror movie icon? Discuss the list here.

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    Freddy Krueger

    "Freddy Krueger" is a disfigured serial killer who uses a glove armed with razors to kill his victims in their dreams, causing their deaths in the real world as well.
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    Jason Voorhees

    "Jason Voorhees" is a deformed boy turned undead mass murder. Can be found killing off the camp consolers at Camp Crystal Lake.
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    Regan MacNeil

    "Regan Teresa MacNeil" (born 1961) is a fictional character from William Peter Blatty's horror novel and film The Exorcist
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    After a failed suicide attempt, "John Kramer" (also known as The Jigsaw Killer, commonly referred to as Jigsaw) experienced a new respect for his own life and set out to force others through deadly trials to help them appreciate their own lives by testing their will to live through self-sacrifice.
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    "Ghostface" is a fictional identity adopted by the primary antagonists of the Scream series.
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    Michael Myers

    "Michael Myers" (aka the shape) is almost a supernatural force - a force of nature. An evil force that's loose," a force that is "unkillable".
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    Count Dracula in 'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein'

    "Dracula" (aka Count Dracula), is the title character and primary antagonist of Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula. He is considered thus to be both the prototypical and the archetypical vampire in subsequent works of fiction.
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    "Charles Lee Ray" (also known as "The Lakeshore Strangler", and nicknamed "Chucky") is a notorious serial killer whose spirit inhabits a Good Guy doll and continuously tries to transfer his soul from the doll to a human body.
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    "Leatherface" wears masks made of human skin (hence his name) and engages in murder and cannibalism alongside his inbred family.
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    "Pinhead" is the leader of the Cenobites, formerly human creatures from an extradimensional realm who travel to Earth through the Lament Configuration and harvest human souls.
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    Crypt Keeper

    "The Crypt-Keeper" was the primary host of Tales from the Crypt. He uses irreverent and pun-filled commentary to lighten the horrific tone of the stories he introduced.
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    Norman Bates

    "Norman Bates" is a fictional character created by writer Robert Bloch as the main character in his novel Psycho, and portrayed by Anthony Perkins as the primary antagonist of the 1960 film of the same name directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The character was inspired by murderer Ed Gein.
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    Sadako Yamamura ( aka Yamamura Sadako ????) ia an evil spirit that is based off of the Japanese concept of onry? (??) or "vengeful ghosts." Onry? were thought to be the souls of those who died with extreme hatred, particularly women.
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    The "Alien" (sometimes referred to as a "Xenomorph") does not have a technological civilization, but are predatory creatures with no higher goals than the propagation of their species and the destruction of life that could pose a threat
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    Dr. Hannibal Lecter

    "Dr. Hannibal Lecter" is a brilliant psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer.
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    The Candyman

    "Candyman" can be summoned by saying his name five times while facing a mirror (similar to the Bloody Mary folkloric tale), whereupon he will murder the summoner with his hook-hand.
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    Captain Spaulding

    "Captain Spaulding" is a crusty looking murderus old man in a filthy clown suit and smeared make-up
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    "Nosferatu" comes from the film of the same name. The film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, with names and other details changed because the studio could not obtain the rights to the novel (for instance, "vampire" became "Nosferatu" and "Count Dracula" became "Count Orlok").
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    "Leprechaun" (aka Lubdan) is a malevolent and murderous Lerechaun who when his gold is taken from him, resorts to any means necessary to reclaim it.
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    Lawrence 'Larry' Talbot

    "The Wolf Man": A werewolf, also known as a lycanthrope (from the Greek ???????????: ?????, lykos, "wolf", and ????????, anthr?pos, "man"), is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf or a therianthropic hybrid wolf-like creature, either purposely or after being placed under a curse or affliction (e.g. via a bite or scratch from another werewolf).
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    The Creature from the Black Lagoon

    "The Gill Man"(aka The Creature), is the eponymous character of the 1954 black-and-white science fiction film Creature from the Black Lagoon and its two sequels.
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    Frankenstein's Monster

    "Frankenstein's monster" (also called the monster, Frankenstein's creature or just Frankenstein) is a fictional character that first appeared in Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. In popular culture, the creature is often referred to as "Frankenstein" after his creator Victor Frankenstein, but in the novel the creature has no name.
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    Thing from Another World

    "The Thing", (also known as The Thing From Another World), is a shape-shifting creature that crashlanded upon Earth roughly 100,000 years ago.
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    Pennywise (aka It) is a mysterious entity, It is a monster of unknown origin which preys on Derry's children every three decades.
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    "Pumpkinhead" (also referred to as the Demon of Vengeance or simply Vengeance) is a demon that can be conjured by the witch known as Haggis from a pumpkin patch graveyard where it is buried in revenge for a terrible wrong such as murder.