Set over Christmas break, the girls of the Calvin Finishing School decide to hole up inside for a boozy bash. The deaths are really creative and over the top especially the bathtub scene with Shannon Elizabeth. A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas 2011 Be warned: This is the only movie on this list that boasts a claymation character exposing its genitals. Christmas horror movies have been around for a while, and they're probably not going anywhere anytime soon. She and two of her friends are trapped in a department store with an elf, and only Dan Haggerty, as the renegade loose-cannon Santa Claus, can save them.
When you think of 2007's P2, it's surprising that it didn't get more attention or become a major cult classic. Besides what says Holiday Cheer more than a homicidal serial killing Snowman! The idea of not only listing every Christmas horror movie in one place — but also ranking them — will strike some as an exercise in pure madness. Dismembering Christmas 2015 Plot: A group of high schoolers visit a cabin for the holidays and attract a madman with murderous habits. Slashing and dashing and terrible special effects ensue. In the third installment of this underrated comedy series, stoner buddies Harold John Cho and Kumar Kal Penn go on another Homeric quest, this time looking for a new Christmas tree to please Harold's pissed-off father-in-law Danny Trejo , which means more sly social commentary slipped in among hefty helpings of gross-out gags, weed jokes, and vulgar Neil Patrick Harris cameos.
Non-comedic horror movie should have at least one likable character to give viewers a reason to care. Almost Christmas, an ensemble dramedy from writer-director David E. Naturally, the ride doesn't go as planned and well, you can guess what happens next. I feel you Calvaire and Seitan. Children are terrorised by evil dolls and murderous ducks, a shrunken head arrives in a box, and in one, particularly memorable, sequence an entire silver Christmas tree is eaten by a giant snake while a child looks on, shrieking.
Home Alone 2 1992 Don't worry -- we didn't forget about the original. And we have to say it: Old Pigeon Lady is better than Old Shovel Guy. Once Upon a Time at Christmas 2017 Plot: Psychos dressed as Santa and Mrs. . This one is no different. Or will Santa deliver new presents to all the little kids? So take a look at our picks for the best, scariest and sometimes most unintentionally hilarious Christmas horror movies ever made! It seems that Santa is actually the spawn of Satan and has only pretended to be nice for the past 1,000 years because he lost a bet with an angel. Apart from Blast of Silence and Invasion U.
Santa Claus 1959 Plot: Santa teams up with the wizard Merlin to prevent Satan from ruining Christmas. The unspeakable horror is a serial killer's murderous spree across London. Christmas Blood 2017 Plot: A psychopath in a Santa suit enjoys killing people. Parables on ghost possession, clone doppelgangers, Krampus, and zombie elves all get their due here. This mandatory Christmas adventure finds Ernest and Mr. Anyone dressed in a Santa outfit, which makes his job rather easy and the job of Scotland Yard rather tricksy.
Harry eventually goes off the deep end and leaves a bloody trail behind him on his Christmas rampage. That's the bizarre and hilarious question posed by director Jalmari Helander in this whimsical horror romp about a young boy Onni Tommila and his reindeer-herding father Jorma Tommila , who investigate a mysterious mountain-excavation company and wind up in over their heads. When is a Krampus movie not a Krampus movie? Eyes Wide Shut 1999 If this were a list of the best psycho-sexual odysessy films, Eyes Wide Shut would definitely be sitting in the top spot. Being almost disturbingly normal is exactly what makes him so terrifying. Jingle All the Way 1996 Like the plastic toy that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad feud over in this barbed kiddie comedy, Jingle All the Way is a cynical product marketed to children.
This neat thriller features an early turn from Emily Blunt as a college girl who takes a rideshare back home with a fellow student. Anna and the Apocalypse is a funny and, ultimately, tragic horror movie about teenagers whose plans for the future are completely destroyed by the undead uprising. Of course, it takes place on Christmas Eve. Watch it for them if you have to watch it. Claus target a small town over the twelve days before Christmas.
Cruise pays Harford like a wooden windup toy, and not a particularly cute one, either. Maybe they're terrifying, maybe they're charmingly goofy, but they're all insidiously sinister Christmas movies that shouldn't be missed! The visual approach puts you in the mind of Therese Belivet, a young department store employee played by Rooney Mara, as she falls under the spell of the titular Carol Cate Blanchett. Back to Krampus, it's a dark retelling of the Austro-Bavarian folklore, but it also holds a special moral about the importance of family over the festive season. Secret Santa 2015 Plot: College friends celebrating the holidays with a secret Santa gift swap discover too late that someone else is in the giving mood. We don't want to make any assumptions about what your family or friends are like -- maybe they're all claymation characters.
There are pure comedic moments that don't ruin the tone of the movie. Quite simply, if you watch only one Christmas horror movie this year, make sure it's Krampus. Imagine if this had been released in 1984, when Silent Night, Deadly Night came out. But somehow Krampus, a folklore-inspired fright-fest from director Michael Dougherty Trick 'r Treat , manages to skate between goofy parody and genuine terror. Cannibal Claus 2016 Plot: A mall Santa gets fired from his job and embarks on a spree of murder and cannibalism. Watch demented men dressed as Santa Claus or a demon Krampus give your old Anti-Christmas sentiments a turn with maximum gore.