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1. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

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

Votes: 123,152

2. 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.

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

Votes: 17,918

3. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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After his parents are murdered, a young 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.

Writers: Paul Caimi, Michael Hickey | Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

Votes: 7,759

4. Black Christmas (2006)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

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.

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

Votes: 18,684

5. P2 (2007)

R | 98 min | 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.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Franck Khalfoun | Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley, Simon Reynolds, Philip Akin

Votes: 24,613

6. 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.

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

Votes: 13,102

7. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

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

Votes: 19,725

8. Wake in Fright (1971)

R | 114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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88 Metascore

John Grant, a bonded teacher, arrives in a rough outback mining town planning to stay overnight before starting his holiday. But one night stretches to several and with the aid of alcohol he plunges headlong toward his own destruction.

Writers: Evan Jones, Kenneth Cook | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 4,171

9. 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.

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

Votes: 5,284

10. 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.

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

Votes: 4,973

11. 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.

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

Votes: 8,633

12. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.

Writers: Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, William M. Gaines, Milton Subotsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 5,584

13. Sheitan (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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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.

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

Votes: 6,413

14. 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.

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

Votes: 6,774

15. Stalled (I) (2013)

84 min | Comedy, Horror

4.8
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A janitor gets trapped in a women's restroom and encounters an all-out attack by a horde of zombies.

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

Votes: 1,165

16. 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.

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

Votes: 6,403

17. Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

3.4
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Ricky, the brother of the killer in the first film, talks to a psychitrist about how he became a brutal killer after his brother died, leading back to Mother Superior.

Writers: Michael Hickey, Paul Caimi, Lee Harry, Joseph H. Earle, Dennis Patterson, Lawrence Appelbaum | Director: Lee Harry | Stars: Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Jean Miller

Votes: 3,689

18. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A psycho in a Santa suit gets to decide who's been naughty and who's been nice.

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

Votes: 2,411

19. 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

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

Votes: 1,999

20. 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.

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

Votes: 1,349

21. Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)

R | 85 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.

Writers: Theodore Gershuny, Jeffrey Konvitz, Ira Teller | Director: Theodore Gershuny | Stars: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren

Votes: 1,743

22. Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)

R | 94 min | Horror

6.3
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A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.

Writers: Roberto Infascelli, Renato Izzo, Aldo Lado, Ettore Sanzò | Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: Flavio Bucci, Macha Méril, Gianfranco De Grassi, Enrico Maria Salerno

Votes: 1,413

23. 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.

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

Votes: 1,431

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

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.2
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An old toy maker and his son make killer toys designed to kill their owners, kids.

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

Votes: 817

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

R | 90 min | Horror

3.8
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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.

Writers: Richard N. Gladstein, Arthur Gorson, Woody Keith, S.J. Smith, Brian Yuzna | Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Clint Howard, Neith Hunter, Tommy Hinkley, Hugh Fink

Votes: 869

26. Elves (1989)

PG-13 | 89 min | Horror

4.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 534

27. Bikini Bloodbath Christmas (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 71 min | Comedy, Horror

5.4
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Jenny and Sharon are stalked by a killer chef ... again? This time ... It's Christmas.

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

Votes: 83

28. Deadly Games (1982)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

3.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 165

29. Silent Night, Deadly Night III: Better Watch Out! (1989 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror

3.6
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The Ricky Caldwell, the "Santa Claus Killer," once thought dead, has been brought back to life by a crazed scientist. A blind woman finds that she is somehow psychically connected to the reanimated serial killer.

Writers: Rex Weiner, Arthur Gorson, Monte Hellman | Director: Monte Hellman | Stars: Samantha Scully, Bill Moseley, Richard C. Adams, Richard Beymer

Votes: 1,084

30. Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery

3.8
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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.

Writers: Alan Birkinshaw, Derek Ford | Director: Edmund Purdom | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Belinda Mayne, Mark Jones

Votes: 971

31. 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 »

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

Votes: 561

32. 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.

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

Votes: 392

33. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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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.

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

Votes: 358

34. To All a Goodnight (1980)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery

4.8
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A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume.

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

Votes: 506

35. Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 443

36. Game Over (1989)

87 min | Horror, Action, Thriller

5.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 333

37. Satan Claus (1996 Video)

Unrated | Horror

3.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 114

38. Deadly Little Christmas (2009 Video)

Horror, Thriller

2.9
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One Christmas a little boy losses it ,and kills his father and the family's house keeper. He is put away, and all is well. Well, until the 15th anniversary of the brutal murders (When he ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremiah Campbell, Novin Shakiba, David S. Sterling | Director: Novin Shakiba | Stars: Barbara Jean Barrielle, Charlotte Barrielle, Anthony Campanello, Eric Fischer

Votes: 132

39. Feeders 2: Slay Bells (1998 Video)

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

2.0
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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.

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

Votes: 191

40. Psycho Santa (2003 Video)

72 min | Horror

2.5
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Writer: Peter Keir | Director: Peter Keir | Stars: Krystal Stevenson, Jason Barnes, Jeff Samford, Michelle Samford

Votes: 134

41. Two Front Teeth (2006)

85 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 111

42. Christmas Nightmare (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

3.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 58

43. One Hell of a Christmas (2002)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

3.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 231

44. The Christmas Season Massacre (2001 Video)

70 min | Comedy, Horror

3.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 221

45. 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.

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

46. A Not So Pleasant Surprise (2012)

Horror

5.3
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Writers: Abiel Bruhn, John Rocco | Stars: Jeremiah Dupre, Kelly Jeanne, Aurora Maria Lopez

Votes: 7

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

Horror

5.8
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Four different tales of horror all centered around Christmas.

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

Votes: 14

48. Here Comes Santa (2011)

13 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A woman setting up Christmas decorations for another woman is stalked by a killer dressed like Santa Claus.

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

Votes: 5

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

60 min

3.9
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On Christmas night, parents leave ther psychotic son alone in the house.

Writer: Gordon Honeycombe | Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Patrick Allen, James Bree, Rhoda Lewis, Joan Moon

Votes: 27