Best Horror Movie Characters


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The Top Ten

Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
Jason is ruthless he isn't scared of anything and is a straight up killer. He has no one unlike micheal with his sister. U take Freddy from his world and bring him to ours and the dudes a puss. I like Freddy but realistically Jason would take him n a heart beat. No problem. Michael is a badass to but Jason would dice him up and throw him away no problem
Hhe's definitely stronger than Michael plus he's already dead so a stab wound won't affect the awesomeness of his blade chopping off some dudes head. Im with Jason on this one.
Jason is the best I mean he could beat everyone on this list but he might have an amazing battle with Freddy but he would win he would beat chucky Michael, Leatherface pennywise and the alien he could even survive Jigsaws house
[Newest]I'm very interested in this character and I love the Friday the 13th series. He's awesome!

2Michael Myers (Halloween)
He is the strongest horror character. He is intelligent, he can teleport, you cam chop him in 10000000 million parts if you want and the curse will bring him back, he has supernatural strenght, he can easily kill jason and is really creepy that moment when he suddenly appears behind you and slits your throat... He can crush your head or even rip it off, can use any kind of melee weapons you give him,... The strongest horror character there is there was and there will ever be...
Are you kidding? Jason? I laughed through on of his movies. Mikey is awesome. I love the Halloween movies. First kind of horror movie without monsters. Mike was... Sort of, in a way, human. In the form. Not mentally.
What Jason may have drowned but Michael Myers got beat up also sad but really Jason vs. Michael Myers Michael is clearly the winner
[Newest]He should have been in number 1 for crying out loud!

3Freddy Krueger (Nightmare on Elm Street)
I believe he is the best. And Robert Englund is the only Freddy. And I love them both, or I could just say I love Robert. So confusing. But he is the greatest because he is a joker and a really scary killer and will get you in your dreams-- something unavoidable as I have said/
Jason? Michael? Please. Everybody knows that Freddy Krueger (the Nightmare king/bad-ass) should be and always be #1, not that verbally challenged Voorhees or Myers.
Freddy has a song. Jason doesn't have a song. Freddy looks scary. Plus he has claws.


[Newest]Freddy is a boss

4Jigsaw (Saw)
I can't call him a killer or psychopath...he just builds all sorts of devices to teach bad people a lesson. I think he's a good guy. I hated watching the part he gets punched and kicked around by the violent and stupid police man! I felt so sad when I continued watching and hearing his story, now I hate crackheads more than ever. But don't worry, I won't go around kidnapping people and put them in torture chambers and let them do dumb choices and get their limbs get sliced off, or burn from acid


Jigsaw/John Kramer is creative, however he never actually kills any of his victims. He is really original and finds twisted ways to his victims to kill themselves. Unlike Michael Myers he and Jason kill people for vengeance and not because they are bored. However I think that he is more original than Jason because there isn't a horror movie character that punishes people like Jigsaw
Jigsaw is creative. Unlike most horror movie characters, does not use a machete or claws to kill people, he uses his wits, and simliar to Jason Voorhees, he generally kills people who do bad things.
[Newest]I think he should've had a backup vehicle when they found him

5Chucky (Child's Play)
I saw the box for this movie once when I was 4 and hid all my dolls downstairs


Chucky is awesome I think he I the most coolest killer doll out there
Hi I'm chucky wanna play" best horror movie line ever. It scared me when I was a kid because I had a good guy doll.
[Newest]I think he is awesome he should be number one

6Pennywise the Clown (Stephen King's It)
Scary character but the film he was in could of being better but it was good 4 its time
Pennywise is why I am creeped out by Ronald McDonald
Creeps me out... I have a phobia of clowns thanks to this film :(
[Newest]He cares about scares

7Leatherface (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
leatherface freaks the hell out of me! he still is the best with a chainsaw


He was based off a real life serial killer named Ed Gein who did wear a mask out of leather and a belt out of people's nipples.
He is actually real and scary unlike Michael Meyers Jason Voorhees and Freddy Kruger


[Newest]I have a friend from Texas :-)

8Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs)
"I'm going to have a friend for dinner." Ya dont say.


Hannibal, Up Against Jason, Freddy, AND Michael, Could Easily Turn Them Against Each Other Then Have A Bar-B-Q
Of Their Remains!
I ate his liver with fava beans and a nice chiante on the side.


9The Alien (Alien)
Alien is definitely one of the scariest films ever made. Maybe even the scariest. Alien creature made many shocking things with humans


Boring I saw way more including predator the watch

10Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist)
I am really really really afraid of the demon girl!
What Regan Macneil at 10 seriously she can move objects she has A DEMON inside of her she is the best


Regan MacNeil is the creepiest thing I have ever seen


The Contenders

11The Thing (The Thing)
The thing could become ANYONE in this list! The film is spectacular and the atmosphere makes the thing much more menacing!
It's INCREDIBLE that's all I have to say
John Carpenter is awesome

12Jaws (Jaws)
It's just a shark. sharks eat creatures all the time. it's a part of nature.
It's kind of bad except it's better than piraƱa

13Ghost Face (Scream)
He or she guts his/ her victims. He/she can disappear without a trace. Lastly it is a new person every time so you don't know who the killer is
Whats your favorite scary movie

14Ash (Evil Dead Trilogy)
Ash will always be the best
Hail to the king baby
Ash is no good or bad he is the guy with the gun.
Hail to the King, baby.

15Pinhead (Hellraiser)
Not only is he charismatic and intelligent, but he is a cold and calculating sadist that kills the spirit while forcing the mind and body to endure untold unimaginable suffering. Whereas other movie villains kill indiscriminately and without any remorse, he finds joy on an almost sexually gratifying manner of making you wish he was a ruthless killer.
pinhead is idestructible and immortal as well as jason but he could destroy jason any day of the week and 4 times on sunday
I'm a girl and I practically want to dress up as him for Halloween

16The Predator (Predator)
I don't think it should be freddy vs Jason it should be PREDATOR vs Jason

17The Death (Final Destination)
Besides Jason from Friday the 13th, you can't get any better then this.
If death wants you, he's got you and there's no escape.enough said

18Buffalo Bill (Silence of the Lambs)

19Carrie White (Carrie)
Teacher should show this movie in class so that bullies would better think twice before doing something horribly, horribly wrong.
You go Carrie you show those bullies whose boss.
Onethey all have super strength two jason has already fought a psychic

20Little Girl (The Ring)
Her real name is Samara Morgan.
This chick is absoluely crazy

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