Best Horror Movie Icons


The Top Ten

1 Jason Voorhees (Friday The 13th series) Jason Voorhees (Friday The 13th series) Jason Voorhees is a character from the Friday the 13th series. He first appeared in Friday the 13th as the young son of camp cook-turned-murderer, Mrs. Voorhees.

Jason lives! The most terrifying violent supernatural serial killer ever! He will kill every teenager at Camp Crystal Lake! - ScorpDevil4

You can't even kill him. He's from hell and back with a vengeance. - aeromaxx777

Just iconic. You'll see hockey mask killers every where but not like him

Jason V is the perfect mass murderer. - aeromaxx777

2 Freddy Kruger (Nightmare On Elm Street series)

It is amazing Freddy is not number one for many reasons. No one can be like Freddy. Freddy can kill Jason in his dreams. Quote about Jason by Robert/Freddy: "He's big, he's dumb, he's slow, he's stupid, and he ain't got no style! ".

Jason is boring. He can't talk, he's not smart, he's ugly, I CAN GO ON. Freddy is smart, kills better, and Freddy can talk. And is just better overall.

one, two... well you know. - Mcbabe

Freddy is more creative than Jason. Jason's a Myers clone most of the time. Not always, but mostly.

3 Michael Myers (Halloween series) Michael Myers (Halloween series) Michael Myers is a character from the Halloween series of slasher films. He first appears in John Carpenter's Halloween as a young boy who murders his older sister, then fifteen years later returns home to murder more teenagers. more.

Michael Myers was the go-by example for most of the 1980's slasher films. Some of his characteristics would be copied by other franchises, most notably 'Friday the 13th'. As said by Dr. Samuel Loomis, "hell will not except Michael Myers". Myers was also described by Loomis as "pure evil" and "evil in the purest form". The best description of myers in my opinion was said in the 2007 remake of Halloween, by Malcom McDowell's version of Dr. Loomis. "In these eyes, one finds only darkness. They will decieve you. They will destroy you. These eyes are the eyes of a psychopath." But Myers was more than just a crazed serial killer, he was an unstoppable, and indestructible dark force. There is no human element in Michael Myers. No reason. No sense of right or wrong. No good or bad. Most slasher villains have some sort of physical imperfection. Severe burns, physical deformities, etc. But not in this case. Scary doesn't have to be physical. What ever was going on in the mind of Michael Myers ...more

He's the personification of pure evil. Without him, there is no Jason Voorhees, because the slasher formula wouldn't exist.

it would definatley be between michael myers and jason vorhees - clerkatron

Michael is smart and way more cooler and it really just started with him

4 Death (Final Destination series)

Is a joke right?

5 Chucky (Child's Play series) Chucky (Child's Play series) Charles Lee Ray is a fictional character and the titular antagonist of the Child's Play horror film series.

He seems more interesting than Jason and Michelle Myers.

Gotta love Chucky. Can't wait til the remake come out. - Real_1985

he so little yet so scary

6 Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre series) Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre series) Leatherface is a character in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre horror-film series and its spin-offs. He wears masks made of human skin and engages in murder and cannibalism, alongside his inbred family.

Leatherface is a horrifying character. His obedience to his older and more sadistic siblings make him more terrifying because that puts him in the role of a powerful and hulking enforcer. His chief weapon of choice is a chainsaw and let's be real, there's no other weapon that can do more damage to a human body and is more horrifying.

What’s more scary then a giant mentally challenged cannibal with a chainsaw and sledgehammer. Not to mention HE WEARS HUMAN FACES! Texas Chainsaw Massacre is one of the greatest Horror movies of all time, unmatched still after in coming out in the late 70’s. “THE SAW IS FAMILY “

7 Candyman (Candyman series)
8 Pennywise the Clown (Stephen King's It)
9 Jigsaw (Saw series) Jigsaw (Saw series) Jigsaw is a character from the Saw series. He first appears in Saw as a man whose wife passed away. After that, he did lots of tests on people.

Ruthless killer, both with body count and goremanity. - lukestheman4

10 Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs) Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs) Dr. Hannibal Lecter is a character in a series of suspense novels by Thomas Harris. Lecter was introduced in the 1981 thriller novel Red Dragon as a forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer.

The actor's performance was one of the best I've ever witnessed - MoldySock

The Contenders

11 The Predator (Predator series)

Predator is his milion kilometers speed planet, very strongly.

12 The Alien (Alien series) The Alien (Alien series)
13 Sadako Yamamura (Ringu)
14 Jack Torrance (The Shining) Jack Torrance (The Shining) John Daniel Edward "Jack" Torrance is the main antagonist of Stephen King's horror novel The Shining.
15 The Blob (The Blob)
16 Rusty Nail (Joy Ride series)

Oops I accidently added this one twice - cadespencer

17 Pinhead (Hellraiser series) Pinhead (Hellraiser series) Pinhead is the main antagonist of the Hellraiser film series. He is the Hell Priest of a sinister realm called the Labyrinth, and is the leader of the order of the gash, an order of demons known as Cenobites who collect the souls of victims who open the lament confirmation.
18 Ghostface (Scream series)

#1 because he can appear in anyones form and can be used by anyone. He uses a knife to kill his victims which is scary and also he has a clever way of killing his victims. YOU RULE

19 Regan (The Exorcist)

I've actually had bad dreams about Regan

20 Mutants (The Hills Have Eyes)
21 Dracula (Dracula)

Without a doubt, Dracula is the quintessential face of horror.
Crypts, coffins and cemeteries. A corpse that reanimates at sunset to feed. And God forbid you are bitten, you yourself are hopelessly damned.

22 Three Finger and His Brothers (Wrong Turn series)
23 The Creeper (Jeepers Creepers Series) The Creeper (Jeepers Creepers Series)
24 Victor Crowley (Hatchet series)
25 Reeker (Reeker Series)
26 Supernatural Being (It Follows)
27 Kayako (The Grudge/Ju-On)
28 Toshio (The Grudge/Ju-On)
29 Samara Morgan (The Ring) Samara Morgan (The Ring)
30 Ygor (Son of Frankenstein)
31 Rusty Nail (Joy Ride)
32 Harry Warden (My Bloody Valentine)

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33 Alex DeLarge (A Clockwork Orange) Alex DeLarge (A Clockwork Orange)
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Top Remixes

1. The Alien (Alien series)
2. Death (Final Destination series)
3. Michael Myers (Halloween series)
1. Death (Final Destination series)
2. Freddy Kruger (Nightmare On Elm Street series)
3. Chucky (Child's Play series)


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