This ever-growing horror subgenre needs its own page, so here’s a list of every holiday horror movie I can think of—with links to any I’ve blogged about. I’ll add them as I find them. And of course, I begin with the most important horror holiday of all.
All these guys wanted to do was party on Halloween, but instead, they are terrorized by aliens that want to melt them into puddles of goo. My blog here.
ALL HALLOWS’ EVE (2007)
Kids at a Halloween party tell scary stories in this anthology. My blog here.
ALL HALLOW’S EVE (2013)
Halloween horror anthology! I blog about it here.
ALL HALLOWS’ EVE 2 (2015)
The Halloween anthology is back…without the clown. My blog here.
ALL HALLOW’S EVE: OCTOBER 3OTH (2015)
The holiday is kind of irrelevant…as is everything else in the movie. My blog here.
ALL SAINTS EVE (2015)
A group of kids get trapped in a Halloween haunted attraction and stalked by a killer with a scythe. I blog about the movie here.
ALL SINNER’S NIGHT (2014)
A chick looking for her brother investigates a cult on Halloween. Blog here.
AMERICAN HORROR HOUSE (aka: Sorority Horror House) (2012)
A sorority is transforming their house into a house of Halloween haunts. I blog about the movie here.
BABYSITTER MASSACRE (2013)
A killer stalks ex-babysitters? I look at the film here.
A killer in a pumpkin mask slaughters teens left and right in Salem at Halloween time. My blog here.
BERKSHIRE COUNTY (aka: Tormented) (2014)
Babysitter on Halloween night plays cat and mouse with home invaders. I blog about the film here.
BLACK EVE (2010)
Beefy killer ruins Halloween at a mall. I blog about it here.
Halloween in an abandoned hospital…with Dee Wallace! I blog about it here.
The Halloween party only lasts for about 5 minutes, but the soon-to-be-killed cast in this Halloween night slasher is all dressed in costumes. My blog here.
CAESAR & OTTO’S PARANORMAL HALLOWEEN (2015)
The horror spoof series continues with this third installment.
THE CARETAKER (2008)
Halloween and Homecoming hit on the same night. That can’t be a good thing! I blog about the film here.
CEMETERY OF TERROR (1985)
Cheesy 80s zombie flick that takes place on Halloween. I blog about it here.
CHAOS A.D. (2016)
It’s Halloween night, and psycho bitches from hell are out for loads of blood.
THE CHILLING (1989)
Linda Blair takes on zombies on Halloween night. My blog here.
Critters that look like the Ghoulies come down to Earth and anally enter anyone they can on Halloween night, while a bunch of kids party at a bowling alley. I blog about the movie here.
CHUD II: BUD THE CHUD (1989)
Takes place on Halloween and I blog about it here.
CLEAVER: RISE OF THE KILLER CLOWN (2017)
A killer clown with a cleaver is on the loose on Halloween night. My blog here.
CREEPY CAMPFIRE STORIES (2015)
Campfire stories on Halloween in this anthology film. My blog here.
DARK WALKER (2003)
Killer at a haunted attraction and I blog about it here.
DEVIL’S NIGHT (2007)
Danielle Harris is back in Halloween slasher land. I blog about it here.
DON’T LOOK IN THE CELLAR (2008)
Low-budget slasher that takes place in an old asylum on Halloween. Blog here.
EXIT 101: HALLOWEEN PARTY MASSACRE (2011)
Zombies at an outdoor Halloween party. I blog about it here.
ERNEST SCARED STUPID (1991)
Classic that’s fairly scary for a family movie.
THE FEAR: HALLOWEEN NIGHT (1999)
A Haloween sequel to a non-Halloween first film! I blog about it here.
A Halloween hayride turns into a day of being chased by the undead in the woods. I blog about the film here.
FROM VENUS (2005)
This is a cheesy sci-fi/horror spoof with a “wraparound” about a guy reading a comic book on Halloween night. My blog here.
THE FUNHOUSE MASSACRE (2015)
No Halloween decorations in sight, but the whole film takes place in a funhouse on Halloween night. I blog about the film here.
A small town locks up all its doors on Halloween, for fear the goblin will come for their babies! I blog about the film here.
GRAVE HALLOWEEN (2013)
Halloween…in the woods? I blog about it here.
It’s what’s on the menu for Halloween. My blog here.
THE GUEST (2014)
Suspense thriller loaded with Halloween spirit. My blog here.
Guy takes on his satanic grandfather. I blog about it here.
Halloween stoner slasher comedy! I blog about it here.
The brother of all Halloween horror killers. I look at the possible plot paths to the series here.
ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN
The Polonia brothers do a scarecrow horror flick. I blog about it here.
HALLOWEEN NIGHT (2006)
Murders at a Halloween party! I blog about it here.
HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH (1982)
The Halloween horror flick that broke the Michael Myers rules. I blog about it here.
HALLOWEEN HELL (2014)
A big muscular red demon makes could television on a Halloween night reality show! I look at the movie here.
HALLOW’S EVE (2013)
Danielle Harris and Tiffany Shepis at a haunted attraction! I blog about it here.
THE HALLOWEEN STORE ZOMBIE WEDDING MOVIE (2016)
What can go wrong when a zombie wedding party gets locked in a Halloween store on October 31st? My blog here.
HAPPY HELL NIGHT (1992)
College kids fall victim to a demonic killer. I blog about it here.
HAUNTED MAZE (2013)
A creepy Halloween festival has come to town…complete with a killer clown!
College kids run a haunted attraction…at a place where someone was killed years before. I cover the film here.
An escaped prisoner heads to a haunted attraction. I blog about it here.
Gay guys are stalked and killed on Halloween night. I blog about the movie here.
An emotional pregnant girl experiences the horror of children on Halloween. I blog about the film here.
A home invasion slasher on Halloween Eve. Blog here.
HOCUS POCUS (1993)
A Halloween classic no matter what your age!
HOLLAND ROAD (2015)
After a Halloween party a group of friends heads off to a haunted locale in the woods and come face to face with the legendary Pigman. My blog here.
THE HOLLOW (2004)
The Headless Horsemen brings some authenticity to the big night. I blog about the movie here.
THE HOLLOW (2015)
It has nothing to do with the Headless Horseman. My blog here.
HOLLOW GATE (1988)
A cackling killer with no mask. I cover the film here.
A Halloween movie horrorthon has dire consequences. My blog here.
HOTEL HELL (2012)
One story in this horror anthology takes place on Halloween. My blog here.
HOUSE OF FEARS (2007)
Kids face their fears in a haunted attraction. I blog about the film here.
HOUSE OF PURGATORY (2014)
Friends leave a Halloween party to hunt down a haunted attraction rumored to so terrifying you get paid if you make it to the end. My blog here.
THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT (2014)
A found footage journey through haunted house attractions…and not much more. I blog about the movie here.
INVITATION TO HELL (1984)
Halloween in a Wes Craven film. This entire cheesy TV-movie is leading up to a big Halloween party. Susan Lucci is sure to get best costume prize. My blog (and a pic of Lucci) here.
Linnea Quigley takes on a killer with a plastic pumkin for a head. I cover the film here.
Scary killer with a pumpkin head. I blog about the film here.
JACK O’ SLASHER (2012)
Pumpkin head killer at a haunted attraction. I cover the film here.
THE LADY IN WHITE (1988)
This is a creepy classic loaded with Halloween atmosphere in its first half. My blog here.
THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (1985)
This made-for-TV flick is loaded with all kinds of monsters. I blog about it here.
MISCHIEF NIGHT (2013)
In this suspenseful film, a blind girl takes on home invaders. I blog about the film here.
MISCHIEF NIGHT (2014)
A babysitter has a totally unique experience with a killer on Halloween night. I cover the film here.
MR. HALLOWEEN (2007)
Is the old man who runs a haunted house using real body parts for his attraction?
MR. HUSH (2011)
Does it count if Mr. Hush doesn’t always kill on Halloween? I look at it here.
MURDER PARTY (2007)
A lonely dude chooses the wrong Halloween party to crash. I cover the film here.
THE NIGHT BEFORE HALLOWEEN (2016)
Despite the film focusing specifically on October 30th, there are very few signs of the holiday. My blog here.
NIGHT OF THE DEMONS
The ultimate Halloween demon franchise. I look at all the films in the series here.
PAY THE GHOST (2015)
Nicholas Cage plays a father whose son disappears at a Halloween carnival. My blog here.
PLAN 9 (2015)
This remake of the Ed Wood classic takes place on Halloween night. My blog here.
THE PUMPKIN KARVER (2006)
A Halloween party in the middle of nowhere is the perfect plan for a pumpkin head killer. I blog about the movie here.
SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER (2004)
A little boy unknowingly befriends a masked killer on Halloween. I blog about the film here.
THE SCAREHOUSE (2014)
Girls gone wild in a haunted attraction. I cover the film here.
SCARE ZONE (2009)
I give this haunted attraction flick a little love here.
SLEEPY HOLLOW HIGH (2000)
The Headless Horseman is hacking off heads in Salem on Halloween. My blog here.
SPLASH AREA: NIGHT OF THE FREAKS (2012)
Clown horror-Halloween slasher-splatterfest-grindhouse mashup! I blog about this one here.
STABBED IN THE FACE (2004)
While at a Halloween party, kids decide it would be even more fun to visit the house that was once the scene of a brutal murder. My blog here.
TALES OF HALLOWEEN (2015)
More Halloween horror anthology treats. My blog here.
The freaky clown from anthology All Hallow’s Eve gets his own full-length Halloween slasher.
3: ALL HALLOWS EVE (2014)
Originally titles Voices from the Grave but retitled to exploit the first story, which is the only one of three that takes place on Halloween. My blog here.
TOWER OF TERROR (1997)
Steve Guttenberg takes on ghosts in this family film. I blog about it here.
TRICK OR TREAT (1986)
Playing a heavy metal record backwards brings a killer to life. I blog about the film here.
TRICK OR TREATS (1982)
A buxom babysitter and a brat await an escaped mental patient. I blog about the film here.
TRICK ‘R TREAT (2007)
The ultimate Halloween horror anthology. I blog about it here.
VARSITY BLOOD (2014)
Sounds like a cheerleader movie, but it takes place on Halloween! I blog about it here.
VOLUMES OF BLOOD (2015)
Four college students tell horror stories in a library on Halloween night. My blog here.
WHEN GOOD GHOULS GO BAD (2001)
Christopher Lloyd becomes the king of the zombies in this family holiday favorite. I blog about it here.
THE WICKEDS (2005)
Not much focus on the holiday, but it does take place on Halloween. My blog here.
WITCHES’ NIGHT (2007)
It’s Halloween night, but this one takes place in the middle of the woods…with a coven of witch babes. I blog about the film here.
WITCH’S SABBATH (2005)
A coven of witch’s seduces and beheads cute guys on Halloween. My blog here.
BLOOD RAGE (1987)
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman does holiday horror and I blog about it here.
THE GRANNY (1995)
A greedy family gathers at Granny’s for the holiday—and she turns into a demonic killer! My blog here.
HOME SWEET HOME (1981)
Body by Jake kills people, and I blog about it here.
No turkey in sight, but it takes place over Thanksgiving break. My blog here.
A killer turkey. And it only gets worse as we skip part 2 and go straight to part 3. I explain in my blog.
ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE (2015)
For the love of killer Santa movies! My blog here.
Never go to an ATM machine after an office holiday party. My blog here.
A young boy on the hunt for his Christmas presents becomes trapped up In the attic with a creepy monster. My blog here.
Eric McCormack of Will & Grace takes his kids to a creepy cabin during a snowstorm and they attempt to enjoy the holidays. But are those ghosts of Christmas past going bump in the night?
THE BIBLE BELT SLASHER: THE HOLY TERROR! (2013)
Killer escapes a mental institution on Christmas and doesn’t wear a Santa suit! My blog here.
BIKINI BLOODBATH CHRISTMAS (2009)
Take Debbie Rochon, Lloyd Kaufman, and this title and you can guess what kind of Christmas it’s going to be. I blog about the film here.
I cover the original and the remake here.
BLOOD BEAT (1982)
A Christmas samurai killer? My blog here.
BLOODY CHRISTMAS (2012)
An 80s action movie star plays Santa—and fantasizes about being very naughty.
It’s Christmas, and three bored girls are about to get the gift of a dead body. I blog about the film here.
A CADAVER CHRISTMAS (2011)
Low-budget Christmas zombie flick! I blog about it here.
CANNIBAL CLAUS (2016)
Title says it all…
CHRISTMAS CRUELTY! (2013)
A serial killer plots to take out a group of friends as they gather for the holidays.
CHRISTMAS EVIL (1980)
Before Silent Night, Deadly Night, Santa slashed in this one, which I blog about here.
A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY (2015)
William Shatner does Christmas horror anthology! Blog here.
CHRISTMAS SLAY (2015)
College girls head to lodge to be hacked up by a killer Santa. My blog here.
CHRISTMAS WITH COOKIE (2016)
Masked Santa takes on skeletons, aliens, and the abominable snowman. My blog here.
CHRISTMAS WITH THE DEAD (2012)
A zombie Christmas flick based on a story by horror author Joe R. Lansdale. I blog about it here.
DEADLY LITTLE CHRISTMAS (2009)
It stars Felissa Rose of Sleepaway Camp! I blog about the film here.
DISMEMBERING CHRISTMAS (2015)
Christmas killer…and it’s not Santa! My blog here.
DON’T OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS (1984)
Someone’s killing Santa Claus in this one! I blog about it here.
Grizzly Adams takes on demonic Elves. I blog about it here.
FEEDERS 2: SLAY BELLS (1998)
Not the first time Santa has had to conquer aliens….
A game of Russian roulette goes horribly wrong, but that doesn’t stop the holiday festivities. My blog here.
GOOD TIDINGS (2015)
A homeless war vet is hunted by three killer Santas. I blog about the film here.
Isn’t it really one of the best Christmas creature features ever?
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (1972)
Sally Field in an early Christmas slasher! I blog about it here.
Killer snowman films! I blog about these campy horror flix here.
Christmas has never been so cruel. I look at this holiday home invasion flick here.
More holiday horror from the director of Trick ‘r Treat. My blog here.
KRAMPUS: THE CHRISTMAS DEVIL (2013)
A cop kidnapped as a child is convinced the culprit is Krampus. My blog here.
KRAMPUS: THE DEVIL RETURNS (2016)
Sequel to Krampus: The Christmas Devil. I blog about it here.
KRAMPUS: THE RECKONING (2015)
A little girl’s “imaginary” friend is Krampus. Blog here.
KRAMPUS UNLEASHED (2016)
Sequel to Krampus: The Reckoning. My blog here.
MASSACRE ON AISLE 12 (2016)
Horror comedy in a hardware store.
NIGHT TERRORS (2013)
VHS horror throwback anthology with one Christmas story. I blog about it here.
ONE HELL OF A CHRISTMAS (2002)
All an ex-con wants for Christmas is to see his son. Demons have another plan….
PSYCHO SANTA & SATAN CLAUS
2-on-1 bottom of the bargain bin holiday horror.
Such a great and brutal flick about a chick caught in a parking garage with a crazed crush for the holidays.
RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE (2010)
I blog about this unique and bizarre Santa horror flick here.
RED CHRISTMAS (2016)
Home invasion horror with horror icon Dee Wallace.
SAINT NICK (2010)
One of my favorite Santa slashers. I cover it here.
SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964)
Mustached daddy Martians in tight clothes kidnap Santa. I blog about this cult classic starring a young Pia Zadora here.
SANTA CLAUS VS. THE ZOMBIES (2010)
Bottom of the barrel Christmas zombie flick. I blog about it here.
SANTA CLAWS (1996)
B-queen Debbie Rochon stars—and this time, Santa is stalking a porn star.
SANTA’S SLAY (2005)
Muscle bound wrestler Goldberg is the killer Santa in this horror comedy, which I blog about here.
SEASON’S GREETINGS (2015)
Quick holiday horror anthology! My blog here.
SECRET SANTA (2015)
A Secret Santa exchange goes horribly wrong in this slasher comedy. my blog here.
SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT
I cover the original and the nicely done remake here.
SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT
One of the biggest holiday franchises! I cover the films here.
SILENT NIGHT (2012)
A remake or a re-imagining of Silent Night, Deadly Night? Either way, I blog about it here.
SILENT NIGHT, ZOMBIE NIGHT (2011)
Two cute cops take on zombies in this low-budget Christmas horror, which I cover here.
SLAUGHTER CLAUS (2011)
Santa and his bi-polar elf are coming to town.
SLAY BELLES (2015)
More Krampus horror.
A dude trapped in a bathroom by zombies during on office Christmas party. I blog about the film here.
TALES FROM THE CRYPT
The killer Santa Claus segment from the original 1972 movie was remade as the first episode of the 1989 series, and both are great.
TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (1980)
Another pre-Silent Night, Deadly Night killer Santa. I blog about it here.
THE TOYBOX (2005)
It’s hook for the holidays when a young woman brings her boyfriend home to meet her psycho family at Christmastime. My blog here.
TWO FRONT TEETH (2006)
Leather-clad evil elves? Here is my blog about this low-budget indie.
X-MAS TALE (2005)
Bad kiddies are getting a lot worse than coal in their stocking this year. My blog about the film here.
NEW YEAR’S HORROR
BLOODY NEW YEAR (1987)
New Year’s Eve demon horror in the summer? Only in the 80s! I blog about it here.
DEAD OF WINTER (aka: Lost Signal) (2006)
A young couple does drugs at a party on New Year’s Eve and is then hunted by a killer on the way home. My blog here.
THE EVE (2015)
Four friends trapped in a house on a remote island with a killer outside on New Year’s Eve. I blog about the film here.
Snowbound with ghosts on New Year’s Eve? I blog about the movie here.
LIFE BLOOD (2009)
A lesbian vampire New Year’s Eve party! I blog about the film here.
NEW YEAR’S EVIL (1980)
Pinky Tuscadero rings in a new wave New Year. I blog about it here.
SICKNESS HOUSE (2006)
A killer quarantine for the New Year! I blog about the movie here.
STEEL TRAP (2007)
A great midnight slasher! I blog about the movie here.
TERROR TRAIN (1980)
Jamie Lee Curtis being stalked by a masked killer…on a different holiday!
PRESIDENT’S DAY HORROR
PRESIDENT’S DAY (2010)
Abraham Lincoln stalks a black guy. Seriously! I blog about the movie here.
VALENTINE’S DAY HORROR
Zach Galligan of Gremlins and Waxwork is so obsessed with Cupid he’ll kill to have a date on Valentine’s Day. My blog here.
DEAD END (2014)
This one is both a Valentine’s Day slasher and a supernatural flick My blog here.
LOVERS LANE (2000)
Where better to get your heart ripped out on Valentine’s Day? I look at this slasher here.
MY BLOODY VALENTINE
I look at the holiday classic and its remake here.
If you watch closely enough, this one takes place on Valentine’s Day. My blog here.
TALES FROM THE CRYPT
It’s back! Along with the Santa story the original 1972 movie features a story in which Peter Cushing is sent nasty Valentines.
A masked killer wants David Boreanaz’s bod. I look at the film here.
X-RAY (aka: HOSPITAL MASSACRE) (1982)
Barbi Benton, the 80s, a hospital, and Valentine’s Day are reason enough for me to blog about this one here.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY HORROR
The ultimate St. Paddy’s franchise!
LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS (2014)
It’s virtually impossible to consider this creature feature as part of the original franchise. There’s not even an attempt to connect it.
No killer Leprechaun, but it takes place on St. Patrick’s Day. I blog about the film here.
RED CLOVER (2012)
Creature feature fun with Billy Zane. I blog about it here.
UNLUCKY CHARMS (2013)
This is one disaster of a leprechaun-themed film. I blog about it here.
APRIL FOOL’S DAY HORROR
APRIL FOOLS (2007)
Urban holiday horror! My blog about this slasher here.
APRIL FOOL’S DAY (1986)
An 80s slasher classic.
APRIL FOOL’S DAY (2008)
No one will ever consider this mess a “remake.” My blog here.
BLOODY APRIL FOOLS (2013)
April Fools’ Day killer…in December? I explain in my blog about the film.
SLAUGHTER HIGH (1986)
A killer in a jester costume terrorizes a high school reunion on April Fool’s Day. My blog here.
BEASTER DAY (2014)
Creature feature spoof. I blog about it here.
The Bunnyman movies don’t take place on Easter, but it’s a guy in a bunny costume killing people no matter how you slice it. I blog about them here.
BUNNY THE KILLER THING (2015)
A cabin in the woods…and a killer bunny that seriously wants to fertilize some eggs. My blog here.
EASTER BUNNY BLOODBATH (2010)
You guessed it; crazed killer dressed as a bunny! My blog here.
EASTER BUNNY, KILL! KILL! (2006)
A highly offensive piece of Easter trash, I blog about it here.
EASTER CASKET (2013)
A hot priest after a killer bunny. Need I say more? Well I do in this blog.
A farmer turns into a bunny and kills people.
PETER ROTTENTAIL (2004)
Great title, and that’s all I’ve got to say about this one.
So good they skipped part 2 and made a part 3?
MEMORIAL DAY HORROR
MEMORIAL DAY (1999)
I blog about this Memorial Day slasher here.
MEMORIAL VALLEY MASSACRE (1989)
Kids preparing a camp for Memorial Day weekend are hunted by a caveman. I blog about the movie here.
MOTHER’S DAY HORROR
GOODNIGHT MOMMY (2014)
Is that any way to treat your mother? Doesn’t take place on Mother’s Day, but twin brothers definitely have something special in store for mommy…. My blog here.
Mother gets the gift of a CGI makeover in the ultimate story of mommy love.
MOTHER’S BOYS (1994)
While not officially a Mother’s Day movie, it’s all about Jamie Lee Curtis as the psycho mom! My blog here.
Take your pick, original or remake. I blog about the original here.
MOTHER’S DAY EVIL (2010)
Can we ever get enough of talking mommy corpses and their psycho sons? I blog about the movie here.
MOTHER’S DAY MASSACRE (2007)
This one starts out being all about a psycho mom, turns into a backwoods horror minus mom, and then mom comes back for the final curtain call. My blog here.
FATHER’S DAY HORROR
FATHER’S DAY (2011)
The Astron-6 guys give daddies a big surprise for Father’s Day. I blog about it here.
Stepdad needs love too, whether it’s the original trilogy or the remake. Plus, the third film ends on Father’s Day! I blog about the originals here.
INDEPENDENCE DAY HORROR
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER (1997)
Hit slasher film from the Scream era, and what they did last summer they did on the 4th of July!
I STILL KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER (1998)
It’s off to the Bahamas for July 4th in the sequel!
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEB (2015)
A Fourth of July hook-up goes horrible wrong…because there’s a zombie apocalypse! My blog here.
UNCLE SAM (1996)
Isaac Hayes, PJ Soles, and a killer Uncle Sam! I blog about it here.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE (2014)
Home from college for the weekend, a young woman is terrorized by a man who follows her around town. My blog here.