holiday horror: CHRISTMAS

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It will be a killer Christmas for sure if you check off
every Christmas horror flick on this wish list.

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ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING (2018)

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An anthology of Christmas horror shorts. My blog here.

ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE (2015)

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For the love of killer Santa movies! My blog here.

AMERICAN EXORCIST (2018)

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A demon/possession movie is just what Christmas horror was missing. Does this one fit the bill? My blog here.

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017)

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A zombie Christmas musical. My blog here.

ATM (2012)

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Never go to an ATM machine after an office holiday party. My blog here.

AVARICE (2007)

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A young boy on the hunt for his Christmas presents becomes trapped up in the attic with a creepy monster. My blog here.

AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS (2018)

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A hateful family Christmas. My blog here.

BARRICADE (2012)

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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?

BETTER WATCH OUT (2017)

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Home Alone gone horror? I take a look here.

THE BIBLE BELT SLASHER: THE HOLY TERROR! (2013)

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Killer escapes a mental institution on Christmas and doesn’t wear a Santa suit! My blog here.

BIKINI BLOODBATH CHRISTMAS (2009)

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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.

BLACK CHRISTMAS

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I cover the original and the 2006 remake here.

BLACK CHRISTMAS (2019)

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It keeps coming back.

BLOOD BEAT (1982)

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A Christmas samurai killer? My blog here.

BLOODY CHRISTMAS (2012)

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An 80s action movie star plays Santa—and fantasizes about being very naughty.

BODY (2015)

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It’s Christmas, and three bored girls are about to get the gift of a dead body. I blog about the film here.

THE BRAIN (1988)

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Not an official Christmas horror, but the theme definitely carries through the end. My blog here.

A CADAVER CHRISTMAS (2011)

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Low-budget Christmas zombie flick! I blog about it here.

CANNIBAL CLAUS (2016)

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Title says it all…

THE CHICKEN PARTY (2018)

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Not your ordinary Christmas party. My blog here.

CHRISTMAS BLOOD (2018)

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Killer Santa done classic old school style. My blog here.

CHRISTMAS CRUELTY! (2013)

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A serial killer plots to take out a group of friends as they gather for the holidays.

CHRISTMAS EVIL (1980)

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Before Silent Night, Deadly Night, Santa slashed in this one, which I blog about here.

A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY (2015)

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William Shatner does a Christmas horror anthology! Blog here.

CHRISTMAS PRESENCE (2018)

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Queer Christmas horror! My blog here.

CHRISTMAS SLAY (2015)

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College girls head to a lodge to be hacked up by a killer Santa. My blog here.

A CHRISTMAS TO DISMEMBER (2016)

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A gay and his gaggle of hags are terrorized by a killer Santa in this holiday short. My blog here.

CHRISTMAS WITH COOKIE (2016)

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Masked Santa takes on skeletons, aliens, and the abominable snowman. My blog here.

 CHRISTMAS WITH THE DEAD (2012)

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A zombie Christmas flick based on a story by horror author Joe R. Lansdale. I blog about it here.

DARKEST NIGHT (2012)

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A Christmas so dark you can’t see anything. Blog here.

DEAD BY CHRISTMAS (2018)

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Killer in a Santa mask. My blog here.

DEADLY GAMES (1989)

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A little kid and his grandpa vs. a killer Santa. My blog here.

DEADLY LITTLE CHRISTMAS (2009)

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It stars Felissa Rose of Sleepaway Camp! I blog about the film here.

DISMEMBERING CHRISTMAS (2015)

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Christmas killer…and it’s not Santa! My blog here.

DON’T KILL IT (2016)

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A person-hopping demon at Christmastime. My blog here.

DON’T OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS (1984)

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Someone’s killing Santa Claus in this one! I blog about it here.

THE ELF (2017)

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Killer elf doll! My blog here.

ELVES (1989)

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Grizzly Adams takes on demonic Elves. I blog about it here.

ELVES (2018)

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When the killer elf actually possesses victims! My blog here.

FEEDERS 2: SLAY BELLS (1998)

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Not the first time Santa has had to conquer aliens….

FOLLOW (2015)

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A game of Russian roulette goes horribly wrong, but that doesn’t stop the holiday festivities. My blog here.

GOOD TIDINGS (2015)

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A homeless war vet is hunted by three killer Santas. I blog about the film here.

GREMLINS (1984)

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Isn’t it really one of the best Christmas creature features ever?

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (1972)

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Sally Field in an early Christmas slasher! I blog about it here.

I’M DREAMING OF A WHITE DOOMSDAY (2017)

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Christmas in a bomb shelter. My blog here.

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL (2019)

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‘Tis the satanic season. My blog here.

JACK FROST

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Killer snowman films! I blog about these campy horror flix here.

JU-ON: WHITE GHOST (2009)

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Each separate character story of this installment of the original Asian version of The Grudge takes place at Christmas.

KILLER CHRISTMAS (2017)

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An abandoned hotel, kids, and a killer Santa. My blog here.

KILLERS (1996)

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Not much Christmas spirit, but it takes place on the holiday, so there are some lights. My blog here.

KNIFEPOINT (2011)

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Christmas has never been so cruel. I look at this holiday home invasion flick here.

KRAMPUS (2015)

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More holiday horror from the director of Trick ‘r Treat. My blog here.

KRAMPUS: THE CHRISTMAS DEVIL (2013)

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A cop kidnapped as a child is convinced the culprit is Krampus. My blog here.

KRAMPUS: THE DEVIL RETURNS (2016)

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Sequel to Krampus: The Christmas Devil. I blog about it here.

KRAMPUS ORIGINS (2018)

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It could be the prequel to any of the numerous Krampus movie…but it shouldn’t. A look at the film on my blog.

KRAMPUS: THE RECKONING (2015)

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A little girl’s “imaginary” friend is Krampus. Blog here.

KRAMPUS UNLEASHED (2016)

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Sequel to Krampus: The Reckoning. My blog here.

LADY KRAMPUS (aka: Mother Krampus 2) (2016)

No Krampus, but a killer in a lady mask for Christmas. my blog here.

LAKE ALICE (2017)

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Christmas at a house in the woods during a snowstorm. What could go wrong? My blog here.

LET’S KILL GRANDPA (THIS CHRISTMAS) (2017)

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The title of this dark comedy says it all, but I still said more. My blog here.

THE MAN IN THE TRUNK (2019)

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Unwrapping gifts and…burying a body? My blog here.

MASSACRE ON AISLE 12 (2016)

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The last thing you need during the Christmas rush is a dead body on aisle 12… My blog here.

MERCY CHRISTMAS (2017)

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How about a little torture with your eggnog? I blog about the film here.

MRS. CLAUS (2018)

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Finally, Mrs. Claus gets to make a killing on Christmas. My blog here.

MOTHER KRAMPUS (2017)

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You better be good for mother’s sake. My blog here.

A NASTY PIECE OF WORK (2019)

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A holiday party with coworkers in this installment of Into the Dark. Yay… My blog here.

THE NIGHT SITTER (2018)

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While Christmas is not the focus, the house the babysitter works at is covered in Christmas lights in this fun flick. My blog here.

NIGHT TERRORS (2013)

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VHS horror throwback anthology with one Christmas story. I blog about it here.

ONCE UPON A TIME AT CHRISTMAS (2017)

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Another killer Santa, but this time he’s brought Mrs. Claus along. My blog here.

ONE HELL OF A CHRISTMAS (2002)

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All an ex-con wants for Christmas is to see his son. Demons have another plan….

POOKA (2018)

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The hottest toy of the season takes on a life of its own. My blog here.

PRIME EVIL (1988)

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Satanic priests hunt for a virgin sacrifice in a sea of sluts at Christmastime. My blog here.

PSYCHO SANTA & SATAN CLAUS

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2-on-1 bottom of the bargain bin holiday horror.

P2 (2007)

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Such a great and brutal flick about a chick caught in a parking garage with a crazed crush for the holidays.

PUPPET MASTER vs. DEMONIC TOYS (2004)

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Two toy franchises come together for the holidays! My blog here.

RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE (2020)

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A road trip horror that brings a surprising amount of Christmas lights. My blog here.

 RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE (2010)

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I blog about this unique and bizarre Santa horror flick here.

RED CHRISTMAS (2014)

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Good tidings of torture porn! I blog about the film here.

RED CHRISTMAS (2017)

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Nothing like an abortion slasher to make you feel all warn and fuzzy inside this holiday season. My blog here.

ROADSIDE (2013)

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A trip to Christmas dinner becomes a night of terror on a desolate road for a couple. My blog here.

 SAINT NICK (2010)

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One of my favorite Santa slashers. I cover it here.

SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964)

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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)

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Bottom of the barrel Christmas zombie flick. I blog about it here.

SANTA CLAWS (1996)

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B-queen Debbie Rochon stars—and this time, Santa is stalking a porn star.

 SANTA’S SLAY (2005)

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Muscle bound wrestler Goldberg is the killer Santa in this horror comedy, which I blog about here.

SCARY LITTLE FUCKERS (2015)

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Move over Gremlins! My blog here.

SEASON’S GREETINGS (2015)

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Quick holiday horror anthology! My blog here.

SECRET SANTA (2015)

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A Secret Santa exchange goes horribly wrong in this slasher comedy. my blog here.

SECRET SANTA (2018)

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Who’s crazier, the killer or the family? My blog here.

SHELVED (2016)

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It’s another evil Elf on the Shelf movie. My blog here.

SICK FOR TOYS (2018)

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Some of the best Christmas gifts don’t need batteries… My blog here.

SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT
SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT: HOMECOMING

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I cover the original and the nicely done remake here.

SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT 2: REVIVAL (2015)

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Sequel to the 1972 film. My blog here.

SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT (2011)

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Not related to the 1972 film in any way. My blog here.

 SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT

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One of the biggest holiday franchises! I cover the films here.

 SILENT NIGHT (2012)

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A remake or a re-imagining of Silent Night, Deadly Night? Either way, I blog about it here.

SILENT NIGHT, ZOMBIE NIGHT (2011)

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Two cute cops take on zombies in this low-budget Christmas horror, which I cover here. 

SLAUGHTER CLAUS (2011)

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Santa and his bi-polar elf are coming to town.

SLAY BELLES (2015)

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Three babes and Santa take on Krampus. My blog here.

STALLED (2013)

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A dude trapped in a bathroom by zombies during on office Christmas party. I blog about the film here.

SUGARPLUM (2017)

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A new Christmas horror icon? My blog here.

TALES FROM THE CRYPT

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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)

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Another pre-Silent Night, Deadly Night killer Santa. I blog about it here.

THE TOYBOX (2005)

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It’s hook for the holidays when a young woman brings her boyfriend home to meet her psycho family at Christmastime. My blog here.

TRAPPED ALIVE (1988)

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It begins at a Christmas party, ends up at a cannibal dinner party. My blog here.

TWO FRONT TEETH (2006)

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Leather-clad evil elves? Here is my blog about this low-budget indie.

UGLY SWEATER PARTY (2018)

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There are sweaters, but it isn’t cold this Christmas. My blog here.

UNHOLY NIGHT (2019)

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A fun little Christmas horror anthology. My blog here.

THE UTAH CABIN MURDERS (2019)

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Home invasion horror during a Christmas vacation. My blog here.

X-MAS TALE (2005)

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Bad kiddies are getting a lot worse than coal in their stocking this year. My blog about the film here.

XX (2017)

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One Christmas tale in this anthology. My blog here.

THE YEARLY HARVEST (2017)

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The town that chooses to forget Christmas. My blog here.