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1. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Votes: 143,057 | Gross: $148.17M

2. Black Christmas (2006)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.5
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22 Metascore

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.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

Votes: 19,971 | Gross: $16.24M

3. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 21,733

4. Wake in Fright (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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88 Metascore

After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 5,391 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Dead End (I) (2003)

R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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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.

Directors: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa | Stars: Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, Alexandra Holden

Votes: 19,786

6. Stalled (I) (2013)

84 min | Comedy, Horror

4.7
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A janitor gets trapped in a women's restroom and encounters an all-out attack by a horde of zombies.

Director: Christian James | Stars: Dan Palmer, Antonia Bernath, Tamaryn Payne, Mark Holden

Votes: 1,445

7. P2 (2007)

R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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37 Metascore

A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.

Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley, Simon Reynolds, Philip Akin

Votes: 26,184 | Gross: $3.99M

8. The Children (2008)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 14,338

9. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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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.

Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

Votes: 9,181

10. Calvaire (2004)

Not Rated | 88 min | Horror

6.2
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52 Metascore

A singer's car breaks down deep in the woods.

Director: Fabrice Du Welz | Stars: Laurent Lucas, Brigitte Lahaie, Gigi Coursigny, Jean-Luc Couchard

Votes: 9,416 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Jack Frost (1997 Video)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.5
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A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreacks havoc.

Director: Michael Cooney | Stars: Scott MacDonald, Christopher Allport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker

Votes: 5,653

12. Sheitan (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A group of youngsters go out to a disco late one night and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of Satanic worship.

Director: Kim Chapiron | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthelemy, Roxane Mesquida, Nico Le Phat Tan

Votes: 6,907

13. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 6,411

14. Silent Night (I) (2012)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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53 Metascore

The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

Director: Steven C. Miller | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Jaime King, Donal Logue, Rick Skene

Votes: 5,586 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Santa's Slay (2005)

R | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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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.

Director: David Steiman | Stars: Bill Goldberg, Douglas Smith, Emilie de Ravin, Robert Culp

Votes: 7,267

16. Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

3.5
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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.

Director: Lee Harry | Stars: Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Jean Miller

Votes: 3,994 | Gross: $0.14M

17. Saint (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

5.6
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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.

Director: Dick Maas | Stars: Egbert Jan Weeber, Bert Luppes, Caro Lenssen, Huub Stapel

Votes: 6,876

18. Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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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.

Director: Theodore Gershuny | Stars: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren

Votes: 1,918

19. Elves (1989)

PG-13 | 89 min | Horror

4.0
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A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Mandel | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Julie Austin, Deanna Lund, Borah Silver

Votes: 628

20. Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (2000 Video)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

3.7
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The Mutant Killer Snowman returns to kill more people during Christmas

Director: Michael Cooney | Stars: Christopher Allport, Eileen Seeley, Chip Heller, Marsha Clark

Votes: 2,118

21. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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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.

Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

Votes: 2,815

22. Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker (1991 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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An elderly toy maker and his son make killer toys designed to kill their customers, children.

Director: Martin Kitrosser | Stars: William Thorne, Jane Higginson, Van Quattro, Tracy Fraim

Votes: 906

23. Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror

3.9
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A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.

Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Clint Howard, Neith Hunter, Tommy Hinkley, Hugh Fink

Votes: 945

24. Treevenge (2008)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.5
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Christmas trees ripped out of their forest plan revenge against people enjoying the holidays.

Director: Jason Eisener | Stars: Jonathan Torrens, Sarah Dunsworth, Maris Morgan, Jayden Taylor

Votes: 1,595

25. Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror

3.6
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The comatose Ricky Caldwell reawakens and begins to stalk a blind woman, with whom he shares a psychic connection.

Director: Monte Hellman | Stars: Samantha Scully, Bill Moseley, Richard C. Adams, Richard Beymer

Votes: 1,194

26. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Jessica Walter, Sally Field, Jill Haworth, Julie Harris

Votes: 420

27. To All a Goodnight (1980)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery

4.7
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A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume.

Director: David Hess | Stars: Jennifer Runyon, Forrest Swanson, Linda Gentile, William Lauer

Votes: 647

28. Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)

R | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Cain | Stars: Jack Forcinito, Andy Hopper, Nadine Stenovitch, Lew Temple

Votes: 618

29. Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery

3.9
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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.

Director: Edmund Purdom | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Belinda Mayne, Mark Jones

Votes: 1,075

30. Bikini Bloodbath Christmas (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 71 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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Jenny and Sharon are stalked by a killer chef ... again? This time ... It's Christmas.

Directors: Jonathan Gorman, Thomas Edward Seymour | Stars: Debbie Rochon, Rachael Robbins, Phil Hall, Dick Boland

Votes: 97

31. Deadly Games (1982)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

3.9
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A town is being terrorized by a masked killer who is murdering women. A young woman is attacked by the killer but escapes. She believes the killer to be either the town's policeman or the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Mansfield | Stars: Alexandra Morgan, Jo Ann Harris, Sam Groom, Saul Sindell

Votes: 166

32. The Blackout (2009)

80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.4
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It's Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Ravenwood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.

Director: Robert David Sanders | Stars: Barbara Streifel Sanders, Joseph Dunn, Ian Malcolm, Michael Caruso

Votes: 1,473

33. Santa Claws (1996)

R | 83 min | Horror

2.6
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A B-horror movie actress is stalked by a deranged fan bent on claiming her for himself.

Director: John A. Russo | Stars: Debbie Rochon, Grant Cramer, John Mowod, Dawn Michelucci

Votes: 389

34. Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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In the year 2019, after global destruction and descent into savagery, the immortal Kuzman tried to discover his destiny in order to learn how to die. As he enters the whirling circles of ... See full summary »

Directors: Darko Mitrevski, Aleksandar Popovski | Stars: Lazar Ristovski, Nikola Ristanovski, Vlado Jovanovski, Dejan Acimovic

Votes: 461

35. Crazy Bitches/Get Crazier

Comedy, Crime, Horror | Pre-production

Christmas decorations turn deadly when Mommies behave badly and the someone can't take it anymore.

Director: Jane Clark | Stars: David Fumero, Candis Cayne, Guinevere Turner, Eddie Daniels

36. Game Over (1989)

87 min | Horror, Action, Thriller

6.1
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Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion ... See full summary »

Director: René Manzor | Stars: Brigitte Fossey, Louis Ducreux, Patrick Floersheim, Alain Lalanne

Votes: 359

37. One Hell of a Christmas (2002)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

3.3
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"One Hell of a Christmas" is a dark and action packed comedy that takes place in a modern city as well as in a fearful underworld. When Carlitos is released after doing 2 years of "hard ... See full summary »

Director: Shaky González | Stars: Tolo Montana, Thure Lindhardt, Erik Holmey, Zlatko Buric

Votes: 237

38. Satan Claus (1996 Video)

Unrated | Horror

2.9
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On the night before Christmas, a serial killer dressed in a Santa Claus suit stalks the streets of New York looking for blood. It seems this madman is building the perfect Christmas tree ... See full summary »

Director: Massimiliano Cerchi | Stars: Robert Cummins, Jodie Rafty, Robert Hector, Barie Snider

Votes: 113

39. Christmas Nightmare (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

4.0
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After witnessing the brutal assassination of presidential candidate Francis Mohan, a young married couple (Edward and Alice Anderson) are taken to a safe house miles from civilization. The ... See full summary »

Director: Vince Di Meglio | Stars: Tiffany Young, Tiffany Baker, Hugo Armstrong, Jeff Coatney

Votes: 55

40. Feeders 2: Slay Bells (1998 Video)

R | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

1.9
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Aliens invade Earth over the Christmas holidays, and it's up to Santa Claus and his elves to save the world.

Directors: John Polonia, Mark Polonia | Stars: Mark Polonia, Maria Russo, Courtney Polonia, Anthony Thomas

Votes: 193

41. Deadly Little Christmas (2009 Video)

Horror, Thriller

3.0
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One Christmas a little boy loses it, and kills his father and the family's housekeeper. He is put away, and all is well until the 15th anniversary of the brutal murders (When he escapes ... See full summary »

Director: Novin Shakiba | Stars: Barbara Jean Barrielle, Charlotte Barrielle, Anthony Campanello, Eric Fischer

Votes: 127

42. Merry F@#$ing Christmas (2012)

83 min | Horror

6.6
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Four different tales of horror all centered around Christmas.

Stars: Aria Aspen, John C. Bailey, Chaka Balamani, Brent Bauer

Votes: 11

43. The Christmas Season Massacre (2001 Video)

70 min | Comedy, Horror

2.9
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Tommy is a loser. He wears a pirate eye-patch, a Christmas gift he was given as a child. It is a symbol of the humiliation Tommy endured in high school. Tommy was the subject of so much ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Wallace | Stars: D.J. Vivona, Jason Christ, Chris Belt, Michael Hill

Votes: 218

44. Psycho Santa (2003 Video)

72 min | Horror

2.4
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Director: Peter Keir | Stars: Krystal Stevenson, Jason Barnes, Jeff Samford, Michelle Samford

Votes: 136

45. Two Front Teeth (2006)

85 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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It's the night before Christmas and Gabe Snow, a tabloid writer haunted by the Ghosts of Christmas past, is investigating a Yule Tide conspiracy. Gabe knows that Flight 1225 was brought ... See full summary »

Directors: Jamie Nash, David Thomas Sckrabulis | Stars: Johnny Francis Wolf, Megan Pearson, Michael Brecher, Joseph L. Johnson

Votes: 110

46. Here Comes Santa (2011)

13 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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A woman setting up Christmas decorations for another woman is stalked by a killer dressed like Santa Claus.

Director: Todd Nunes | Stars: Melynda Kiring, Patricia McPhaul, Ashley Mary Nunes, Shane Nunes

Votes: 6

47. A Not So Pleasant Surprise (2012)

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Directors: Abiel Bruhn, John Rocco | Stars: Jeremiah Dupre, Kelly Jeanne, Aurora Maria Lopez

48. A Crazy Country Christmas (2014 Video)

Unrated | 25 min | Short, Horror

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A young boy with schizophrenia living with his parents out in the countryside of Texas, kills everyone who sets foot on his and his parents' land or trespasses.

Director: Michael Bellamy | Stars: David Bellamy, Mary Bellamy, Michael Bellamy, Shelli Bird

49. Time for Murder (1985– )
Episode: The Thirteenth Day of Christmas (1985)

60 min

4.2
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On Christmas night, parents leave ther psychotic son alone in the house.

Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Patrick Allen, Elizabeth Spriggs, John Wheatley, Joan Moon

Votes: 25