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Christmas Horror Movies



It's that time of the year! Horror is my favorite genre and Christmas horror is definitely one of my favorite subgenres.

Feel free to share some of your favorite Christmas horror movies! I'll get the ball rolling with a few recs:

Krampus



This movie is surprisingly underrated given the cast. It stars Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell and Emjay Anthony.

Humor is great, effects are great and the sound design is brilliant. I watch this film every year when Christmas rolls around.

Black Christmas




Don't think I need to provide much of an explanation for this one. Classic. Movie is a delight, especially compared to other slashers of its time. Margot Kidder is a good time in it.







Dead End



Christmas horror movie starring Ray Wise. Dysfunctional family find themselves on a never ending road on Christmas eve.



I'm a huge fan of Ray from Twin Peaks so this is an easy rec for me, solid film.

Christmas Evil



Smarter than your typical exploitation film. Think Christmas + Taxi Driver + Maniac. One of John Waters favorite films. Fantastic film.

I think that's enough to get the thread started. If anyone wants some additional recs, I'm more than happy to provide them!
 
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Goldberg and Claire from Lost were in some stupid horror slasher from almost 20 years ago. I can't remember what it was called. Just remember Goldberg as Santa going around murdering a shitload of people.
 

AgatonSax

Neo Member
Not a movie but there’s a great British anthology series called Inside No. 9 which has a really nasty episode called The Devil of Christmas.
 

poppabk

Member
I was thinking of making this thread as I tend to watch a lot of Christmas horror movies to counter the sickly sweet scent of Christmas that hangs over everything this time of year.
Anyway my contributions:
Santa Jaws

Starting off with an Asylum stinker. The opening 5 minutes are comedy gold but it quickly descends into trash interspersed with some hilariously bad CGI shark kills. Not worth the time unfortunately.

Next up Silent Night

Not a horror I guess but a deeply black comedy. Basically a Richard Curtis British comedy but with only funerals. I would go into this blind if you can.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

The 'real' Santa is dug up from his frozen ice prison on the Russian/Finland border. Then weird things start to happen. Good horror comedy, has that peculiar Scandanavian bent to it.

Finally
The Advent Calendar

Psychological horror. Really enjoyed it, the lead actress sells the descent into madness. *Trigger warning for dog being killed*

Merry Christmas!
 

jason10mm

Member

This movie has been run on TV instead of the Keaton family movie. Both our about processed snowmen.
I need to rewatch this (or at least just one scene) because the wife and I disagree about just what the snowman did to that chick in the tub.
 

jason10mm

Member
I like this one, makes me feel funny :p



There were a whole bunch of flicks like this with Debbie Rochon that you could get at Best Buy back in the day, just soft core enough to be sold at regular retail I guess :p
 
I was thinking of making this thread as I tend to watch a lot of Christmas horror movies to counter the sickly sweet scent of Christmas that hangs over everything this time of year.
Anyway my contributions:
Santa Jaws

Starting off with an Asylum stinker. The opening 5 minutes are comedy gold but it quickly descends into trash interspersed with some hilariously bad CGI shark kills. Not worth the time unfortunately.

Next up Silent Night

Not a horror I guess but a deeply black comedy. Basically a Richard Curtis British comedy but with only funerals. I would go into this blind if you can.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

The 'real' Santa is dug up from his frozen ice prison on the Russian/Finland border. Then weird things start to happen. Good horror comedy, has that peculiar Scandanavian bent to it.

Finally
The Advent Calendar

Psychological horror. Really enjoyed it, the lead actress sells the descent into madness. *Trigger warning for dog being killed*

Merry Christmas!
was meaning to check out The Advent Calendar. I have Shudder but have been a bit reluctant to watch some of their original movies because it seems like some of them are pretty terrible. if you recommend The Advent Calendar I'll check it out. Superhost wasn't terrible and that was a Shudder original.

EDIT: was VHS94 a shudder original? because that one was amazing. then again I'm a fan of the VHS films but VHS94 was just so much fun.
 
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poppabk

Member
was meaning to check out The Advent Calendar. I have Shudder but have been a bit reluctant to watch some of their original movies because it seems like some of them are pretty terrible. if you recommend The Advent Calendar I'll check it out. Superhost wasn't terrible and that was a Shudder original.

EDIT: was VHS94 a shudder original? because that one was amazing. then again I'm a fan of the VHS films but VHS94 was just so much fun.
Yeah I would give it a watch. It's certainly not terrible and I thought it was genuinely good if a little formulaic within its own rule system.
 
this and sequel are so crappy, but it's the enjoyable kind of crap, def deserves a watch there's some unintentionally funny stuff



I just saw the first movie a couple weeks ago. It was pretty hilarious. Definitely going to check out the second one, my friend was saying it's his younger brother that takes over. So goofy
 
I was thinking of making this thread as I tend to watch a lot of Christmas horror movies to counter the sickly sweet scent of Christmas that hangs over everything this time of year.
Anyway my contributions:
Santa Jaws

Starting off with an Asylum stinker. The opening 5 minutes are comedy gold but it quickly descends into trash interspersed with some hilariously bad CGI shark kills. Not worth the time unfortunately.

Next up Silent Night

Not a horror I guess but a deeply black comedy. Basically a Richard Curtis British comedy but with only funerals. I would go into this blind if you can.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

The 'real' Santa is dug up from his frozen ice prison on the Russian/Finland border. Then weird things start to happen. Good horror comedy, has that peculiar Scandanavian bent to it.

Finally
The Advent Calendar

Psychological horror. Really enjoyed it, the lead actress sells the descent into madness. *Trigger warning for dog being killed*

Merry Christmas!
Watching rare exports right now

Fun so far
 

teezzy

Fantastik Tuna
Black Christmas is pretty good. I even liked the remake.

this and sequel are so crappy, but it's the enjoyable kind of crap, def deserves a watch there's some unintentionally funny stuff




The original scarred me as a kid straight up. One of my favorite slashers still. There's that part where Billy rips that chick outta her car and rapes/murders her and you see her tits. God I was too young for that. Must've been like 8 or something lmfao

Second one is mostly clips though ain't it? Forgettable movie
 
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