Greatest Horror Movie Franchises


The Top Ten

1 Friday the 13th Friday the 13th

Should be #2 behind Halloween, but still a great franchise... Especially the original 3= Perfection

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2 A Nightmare on Elm Street A Nightmare on Elm Street

The birth of somniphobia: the fear of sleep. Wes Craven was a genius in creating this and of course Scream and The Hills Have Eyes.

I'm a huge fan of this franchise
But I'm not a fan of the Jason Voorhees franchise

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3 Saw Saw

AN unbelievable, entertaining, violent, amazing and successful franchise which would be the best of all time. I liked all the saws and I was not disappointed one bit.

Twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat for 7 movies. Great acting, great plot, amazing movies. Saw will always be in my top 10 favorite movies - Jonerman

Saw is a awesome series to watch

4 Scream Scream

The First Two were amazing, the third was awful and the fourth was watchable.
This is one of the few horror movies that has something for everyone. All the killing and suspense for the horror fans, not too much blood or gore for the squeamish, and a lot of humor for everyone! Not to mention a great cast.

I love all the screams. None were really a let down with me and that's why I'm voting for this franchise. CONSISTENCY

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5 Halloween Halloween

How this isn't #1 is beyond me! Sure they've had some crap movies, but what franchise hasn't? They're are the perfect horror movies, and only about 4 of them are bad. The other 6 are some of the greatest horror movies of all-time.

Halloween is awesome due to surprises, psychology, and the music. The drama isn't bad either, the way they show Michael Myer's relatives' trauma.

6 Alien Alien

Alien franchise is true classic. I love all 4 parts and still hope they make another one - Alexandr

Very scary, especially for it's time

7 The Evil Dead The Evil Dead
8 Final Destination Final Destination

I love the concept of how their is a psychic that can see when everyone will die although you will never know how they die until you see them get their head blown off or strangled to death.

Final destination 3 and 2 are the best - hamidabuat

Not bad, but the picture missed final destination 5. - Nick-brick8

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9 Child's Play Child's Play

Best horror icon, best franchise :1,2,3, & 6

Awesome terrifying movie 10 out of 10!

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10 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Contenders

11 Hannibal Lecter Series
12 Jaws Jaws
13 Paranormal Activity Paranormal Activity

Seriously, A demon ghost coming in and scaring your family and eventually killing you and/or your family.

14 Insidious Insidious
15 Jurassic Park Jurassic Park

Lol, this is not a horror movie. This should not be on this list.

16 Omen Omen
17 Gremlins Gremlins

It's just so creepy I hope there's a third one coming out.

18 Scary Movie Scary Movie
19 Friday the 13th Friday the 13th
20 Hellraiser Hellraiser

The first 3 parts were awesome, the others pretty lame, though, that's why it can't be number 1 - NjakDjak

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Top Remixes (11)

1. Friday the 13th
2. A Nightmare on Elm Street
3. Saw
1. Scream
2. Alien
3. The Evil Dead
1. A Nightmare on Elm Street
2. Halloween
3. Scream

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