12 Holiday Horrors

For the people who can’t stand the merry holiday season, here is a list of twelve holiday horror movies to watch during the 12 Days of Christmas (which traditionally starts December 25).

1. Red Christmas (2014)

A mother must protect her family on Christmas from a demented stranger who is hell-bent on tearing them apart. This Christmas, the only thing undertake tree is terror.

2. Christmas Evil (1980)

Thirty-three years after learning that Santa Claus is not real, a toy factory worker suffers a nervous breakdown at work and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree. You better watch out, you better not cry… or you may die.

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Christmas Evil

3. Once Upon a Time at Christmas (2017)

On the 12 days leading up to Christmas, a psychotic Santa and Mrs Claus start terrorizing the residents of a small town. The cops scrambled to stop their killing spree before its too late. This town is dying for Christmas.

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Once Upon a Time at Christmas

4. The Elf (2017)

A cursed elf doll is released from an ancient chest, unleashing a supernatural killing spree during Christmas. All is not calm.

5. Sint (2010)

Former bishop Niklas was murdered in 1492 on Sinterklaas (name day of Saint Nicholas). Now whenever his death day coincides with a fun moon, he returns as a murderous ghost, terrorizing  a small Dutch town.

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Sint

6. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

After his parents are murdered by a man dressed as Santa, a tormented teenager suffers a psychotic break and starts hunting people with an axe while dressed as Santa. You made it through Halloween, now try sand survive Christmas.

7. Santa’s Slay (2005)

Santa is the Antichrist. He loses a bet to an Angel and is sentenced to deliver presents on Christmas for 1,000 years. But now the bet is off and Santa starts killing again. He’s making a list… pray you’re not on it.

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Santa’s Slay

8. Black Christmas (1974 / 2006)

A house of sorority sisters receive threatening phone calls before being stalked and murdered by a serial killer hiding in the attic. If this picture doesn’t make your skin crawl… it’s on too tight.

9. A Christmas Horror Story (2015)

An alcoholic radio DJ is stuck pulling the Christmas shift. To pass the time he recounts a series of four holiday horror stories filled with elf zombies, bloody ghosts and Krampus.

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A Christmas Horror Story

10. Krampus (2015)

A family is terrorized by an ancient demonic spirit who punishes those who have lost the Christmas spirit. You better watch out, Krampus is coming to town.

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Krampus

11. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

After uncovering the tomb of Santa Claus, two boys discover that this an evil Santa, not the cheery old man of legend. When reindeer are being slaughtered and children are disappearing, they must get to the bottom of the mystery before people end up dead. This Christmas, everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

12. Santa Claws (1996)

A Scream Queen actress is stalked by an obsessed fan, who starts killing off her co-stars one by one while dressed as Santa Claus. His SLAY bells are ringing.

[media courtesy of IMDB]

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