Your favorite slashers

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My all time is A Nightmare on Elm Street. It's much more creative than the average slasher and rightfully so, molding the haunted house and slasher genres by connecting them with a dream theme.


The series was good until number 5 where it just started throwing in ideas, and 6 was so dumb that I like the 2010 remake more.



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Black Christmas. It was first and is still the best.

Honorable mentions to Evil Dead Trap and Candyman.



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Can we include Gialli since it influenced American slashers?
Deep Red and Blood and Black Lace are good.
Iíll echo Halloween (tops), Halloween 2 (both original versions). Friday the 13th, nightmare on Elm street and scream



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Halloween
Psycho
Friday The 13th Part 2
(and ONLY Part 2)
Terror Train
My Bloody Valentine
Black Christmas
Blood And Black Lace
Alice Sweet Alice
The Leopard Man
Scream
Deep Red
April Fool's Day
M
Stage Fright


I also have a fondness for:
House On Sorority Row
Slumber Party Massacre
The Final Terror
Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon


FWIW, and I don't hold anyone else to this, this is just for me, I don't consider either the Nightmare On Elm Street movies or the Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies to be Slashers, for reasons. For the same reasons, I did not include The Funhouse or Candyman, both of which I love.

Also, I have not seen Peeping Tom, The Burning, or Torso. So sue me.



Halloween
Maniac
Black Christmas
The Mutilator
The Burning
Alice Sweet Alice
Curtains
Terror Train
Doom Asylum
Last Horror Film
Blood Rage
Prom Night
Pieces
Ogroff
Next of Kin
Psycho 2
Sleepaway Camp
Slumber Party Massacre 1 & 2



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Halloween

Blood Rage



Black Christmas original absolutely rules.
Friday the 13th 1 to 8. Great series until it changed studios.
The Burning
Halloween original, Halloween 2 original and H20. Halloween 3 Season of the Witch is a guilty pleasure. The rest of the sequels suck.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre original.
Cherry Falls
The Mutilator, guilty pleasure.
Happy Birthday To Me
Scream
Urban Legend
I Know What You Did last Summer
I Still Know What You did Last Summer, guilty pleasure.
April Fools Day original, guilty pleasure.
My Bloody Valentine original

Giallo:
Deep Red
Tenebrae
Deep Red
Blood and Black Lace
A Bay of Blood
Terror at the Opera



Also, I have not seen Peeping Tom, The Burning, or Torso. So sue me.
Peeping Tom is a must. You should check it out.
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I actually don't like the Friday the 13th series. It might have invented many slasher tropes but it's very predictable and not very story based.



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Peeping Tom is a must. You should check it out.
Oh, I really wanna see all three, especially Peeping Tom, I just have this thing where I save movies so I always have good movies left to watch and those three are still in that pool.



Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Black Christmas
Friday the 13th (the 80's collection)
Sleepaway Camp



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I actually don't like the Friday the 13th series. It might have invented many slasher tropes but it's very predictable and not very story based.
Yeah, that's largely why I only like Part 2.
I recently watched pretty much the whole series for my Halfway To Halloween thing I did back in the end of April/early May and I came away thinking that they were diverting enough silliness after years of thinking they were absolute **** because I was making the mistake of judging them as horror movies and not as just silly diversions. In that way, they are actually kinda fun.
But no, they are not good horror movies, with one exception (and I'd be willing to give the original too, if someone balked at my position).



For the record, I only consider a movie a slasher if a human is the villain. Not an animal/monster/ghost//etc.

Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
Black Christmas (1974)
Deep Red (1975)
Halloween (1978)
High Tension (2003)
M (1931)
Psycho (1960)
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)



I actually don't like the Friday the 13th series. It might have invented many slasher tropes but it's very predictable and not very story based.
Yes the Friday the 13th series certainly wonít win any story awards. I think itís similar to Final Destination where itís more about the inventive kills than anything else.



Yes the Friday the 13th series certainly wonít win any story awards. I think itís similar to Final Destination where itís more about the inventive kills than anything else.

And Final Destination is still a more inventive series.



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For the record, I only consider a movie a slasher if a human is the villain. Not an animal/monster/ghost//etc.

Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
Black Christmas (1974)
Deep Red (1975)
Halloween (1978)
High Tension (2003)
M (1931)
Psycho (1960)
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
I agree with you, it is one of my personal criteria.



I agree with you, it is one of my personal criteria.
But Leatherface is a human being...





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But Leatherface is a human being...


I didn't say it was my ONLY criteria.