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1. Krampus (I) (2015)

16 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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49 Metascore

A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman

Votes: 52,389 | Gross: $42.59M

2. Gremlins (1984)

AL | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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70 Metascore

A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Votes: 171,272 | Gross: $148.17M

3. Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)

16 | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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63 Metascore

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

Director: John McPhail | Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux

Votes: 1,298 | Gross: $0.28M

4. Better Watch Out (II) (2016)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.5
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67 Metascore

On a quiet suburban street, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from intruders, only to discover it's far from a normal home invasion.

Director: Chris Peckover | Stars: Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic

Votes: 20,223 | Gross: $0.02M

5. Black Christmas (1974)

12 | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 26,526 | Gross: $4.05M

6. Rare Exports (2010)

16 | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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71 Metascore

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Onni Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 23,217 | Gross: $0.26M

7. Black Christmas (2006)

16 | 84 min | Horror

4.6
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22 Metascore

An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

Votes: 22,487 | Gross: $16.24M

8. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

16 | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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31 Metascore

After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.

Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

Votes: 11,496 | Gross: $2.49M

9. Santa's Slay (2005)

16 | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.

Director: David Steiman | Stars: Bill Goldberg, Douglas Smith, Emilie de Ravin, Robert Culp

Votes: 8,128

10. Jack Frost (1997 Video)

16 | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed

Director: Michael Cooney | Stars: Scott MacDonald, Christopher Allport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker

Votes: 6,797

11. A Christmas Horror Story (2015)

16 | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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49 Metascore

Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil.

Directors: Grant Harvey, Steven Hoban, Brett Sullivan | Stars: William Shatner, George Buza, Rob Archer, Zoé De Grand Maison

Votes: 7,880

12. You Better Watch Out (1980)

100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.

Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

Votes: 3,701

13. Silent Night (I) (2012)

16 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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53 Metascore

The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

Director: Steven C. Miller | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Jaime King, Donal Logue, Rick Skene

Votes: 6,670 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Red Christmas (I) (2016)

82 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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52 Metascore

A mother must protect her family on Christmas Day from a demented stranger who is hell-bent on tearing them apart.

Director: Craig Anderson | Stars: Dee Wallace, Geoff Morrell, Janis McGavin, Gerard Odwyer

Votes: 1,357 | Gross: $0.00M

15. P2 (2007)

16 | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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37 Metascore

A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.

Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley, Simon Reynolds, Philip Akin

Votes: 29,034 | Gross: $3.99M

16. Holidays (2016)

105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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50 Metascore

HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

Directors: Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kölsch, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Smith, Scott Stewart, Dennis Widmyer | Stars: Madeleine Coghlan, Savannah Kennick, Rick Peters, Kate Rachesky

Votes: 8,232

17. Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

16 | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

3.6
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The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior.

Director: Lee Harry | Stars: Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Jean Miller

Votes: 4,776 | Gross: $0.15M

18. Krampus Origins (2018)

86 min | Horror

2.8
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The first World War rages on when a group of American soldiers find a mysterious artifact that can summon the ancient evil of the Krampus. After the men are killed in action, the artifact ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Mbah | Stars: Maria Olsen, Anna Harr, Amelia Haberman, Katie Peabody

Votes: 132

19. À l'intérieur (2007)

R | 82 min | Horror

6.8
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Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Alysson Paradis, Jean-Baptiste Tabourin, Claude Lulé, Dominique Frot

Votes: 33,715

20. Mother Krampus (2017)

90 min | Horror

3.8
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Based on the myth of Frau Perchta, a witch that comes on the 12 days of Christmas taking children each night.

Director: James Klass | Stars: Claire-Maria Fox, Faye Goodwin, Tony Manders, Michelle Archer

Votes: 513

21. Clinical (2017)

104 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.

Director: Alistair Legrand | Stars: Vinessa Shaw, Kevin Rahm, India Eisley, Aaron Stanford

Votes: 4,609

22. Krampus Unleashed (2016)

90 min | Horror

2.5
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In pursuit of buried treasure, a group of fortune hunters unearth an ancient demonic summoning stone that holds a terrible curse and awakens a timeless evil, the Krampus. After centuries of... See full summary »

Director: Robert Conway | Stars: Amelia Brantley, Bryson Holl, Caroline Lassetter, Taylor Buckley

Votes: 370

23. Krampus: The Christmas Devil (2013)

16 | 82 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

1.7
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Jeremy, a local police officer leads a life of a confusing past, spending his current time searching for his kidnapper as a child. After other children begin missing, Jeremy pieces together... See full summary »

Director: Jason Hull | Stars: Jay Dobyns, Paul Ferm, Andrew Ferrick, Darin Foltz

Votes: 1,478

24. Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990 Video)

90 min | Horror

3.9
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A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.

Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Clint Howard, Neith Hunter, Tommy Hinkley, Hugh Fink

Votes: 1,240

25. Night of the Dark Full Moon (1972)

81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.

Director: Theodore Gershuny | Stars: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren

Votes: 2,410

26. Dead End (I) (2003)

16 | 85 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

Directors: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa | Stars: Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, Alexandra Holden

Votes: 23,064

27. Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989 Video)

90 min | Horror

3.6
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The comatose Ricky Caldwell reawakens and begins to stalk a blind woman, with whom he shares a psychic connection.

Director: Monte Hellman | Stars: Samantha Scully, Bill Moseley, Richard C. Adams, Richard Beymer

Votes: 1,548

28. The Children (2008)

16 | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 15,969

29. Sint (2010)

16 | 85 min | Horror

5.6
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A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5.

Director: Dick Maas | Stars: Egbert Jan Weeber, Bert Luppes, Caro Lenssen, Huub Stapel

Votes: 7,841

30. 36.15 code Père Noël (1989)

87 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion ... See full summary »

Director: René Manzor | Stars: Brigitte Fossey, Louis Ducreux, Patrick Floersheim, Alain Lalanne

Votes: 598

31. Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker (1991 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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An elderly toy maker and his son make killer toys designed to kill their customers, children.

Director: Martin Kitrosser | Stars: William Thorne, Jane Higginson, Van Quattro, Tracy Fraim

Votes: 1,177

32. All Through the House (2015)

88 min | Horror

4.8
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A deranged masked Santa-Slayer comes to town for some yuletide-terror. He leaves behind a bloody trail of mutilated bodies as he hunts his way to the front steps of the town's most feared and notorious home.

Director: Todd Nunes | Stars: Ashley Mary Nunes, Jessica Cameron, Melynda Kiring, Lito Velasco

Votes: 1,599

33. Elves (1989)

89 min | Horror

4.1
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A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Mandel | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Julie Austin, Deanna Lund, Borah Silver

Votes: 959

34. Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (2000 Video)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

3.8
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The Mutant Killer Snowman returns to kill more people during Christmas

Director: Michael Cooney | Stars: Christopher Allport, Eileen Seeley, Chip Heller, Marsha Clark

Votes: 2,449

35. Wake in Fright (1971)

109 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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88 Metascore

After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 8,116 | Gross: $0.05M

36. To All a Goodnight (1980)

87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume.

Director: David Hess | Stars: Jennifer Runyon, Forrest Swanson, Linda Gentile, William Lauer

Votes: 939

37. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

16 | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 8,174

38. Krampus: The Reckoning (2015)

90 min | Horror

2.4
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Zoe, a strange child, has a not so imaginary friend Krampus, who is the dark companion of St. Nicholas.

Director: Robert Conway | Stars: Monica Engesser, Amelia Haberman, James Ray, Kevin Tye

Votes: 1,086

39. Krampus: The Devil Returns (2016)

83 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

1.7
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Five years after the murder of his wife and disappearance of his daughter, former police officer Jeremy Duffin is brought back to help in the hunt for a yuletide monster that punishes ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Hull | Stars: Shawn C. Phillips, Melantha Blackthorne, R.A. Mihailoff, Tiffani Fest

Votes: 414

40. Juleblod (2017)

104 min | Horror

4.3
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Murderer gets caught after terrorizing and killing people during Christmas night for past 13 years in Norway. After being in solitary for almost 6 years, psychopath escapes couple days ... See full summary »

Director: Reinert Kiil | Stars: Julianne Aga, Pernille Baggeranas, Ida Malene Smith Bakke, Solje Bergman

Votes: 134

41. The Gingerdead Man (2005)

70 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

3.5
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An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer - this real life cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Gary Busey, Robin Sydney, Ryan Locke, Larry Cedar

Votes: 3,091

42. Sheitan (2006)

94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A group of youngsters go out to a disco on Christmas Eve and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of pure insanity.

Director: Kim Chapiron | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthélémy, Roxane Mesquida, Nico Le Phat Tan

Votes: 7,783

43. Treevenge (2008)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.4
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Christmas trees ripped out of their forest plan revenge against people enjoying the holidays.

Director: Jason Eisener | Stars: Jonathan Torrens, Sarah Dunsworth, Maris Morgan, Jayden Taylor

Votes: 2,042

44. Calvaire (2004)

88 min | Horror

6.2
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52 Metascore

Marc, a traveling entertainer, is on his way home for Christmas when his van brakes in the middle of a jerkwater town with some strange inhabitans.

Director: Fabrice du Welz | Stars: Laurent Lucas, Brigitte Lahaie, Gigi Coursigny, Jean-Luc Couchard

Votes: 10,647 | Gross: $0.00M

45. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Jessica Walter, Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Julie Harris

Votes: 679

46. Once Upon a Time at Christmas (2017)

R | 97 min | Horror

3.4
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Santa and Mrs. Clause go on a killing spree in Woodbridge, 12 days prior to Christmas.

Director: Paul Tanter | Stars: Simon Phillips, Justin Gordon, Yana Gold, Paul Thomas Arnold

Votes: 256

47. L'ultimo treno della notte (1975)

94 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.

Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: Flavio Bucci, Macha Méril, Gianfranco De Grassi, Enrico Maria Salerno

Votes: 2,158

48. Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1971)

PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A demented widow lures unsuspecting children into her mansion in a bizarre "Hansel and Gretel" twist.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Shelley Winters, Mark Lester, Chloe Franks, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 1,136

49. Santa Claws (1996)

R | 83 min | Horror

2.6
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A B-horror movie actress is stalked by a deranged fan bent on claiming her for himself.

Director: John A. Russo | Stars: Debbie Rochon, Grant Kramer, John Mowod, Dawn Michelucci

Votes: 432

50. Dead by Christmas (2018)

59 min | Horror

3.0
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Reunited for the holidays, a group of friends raised together in a troubled Louisiana orphanage are stalked by a killer from Christmas Past.

Director: Armand Petri | Stars: Holly Bonney, Dawn Streeck, McKenna Buck, Cody Wise

Votes: 26



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