Movie Characters You Wouldn't Want to Find in Your Closet

The Top Ten

Pennywise the Clown (It) It (sometimes capitalized as IT), more commonly known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, is the titular main antagonist of the novel, its 2017 film adaptation and the 1990 TV adaptation. It was portrayed to be a shapeshifting and malevolent entity millions (possibly billions) of years old, and with no more.

Pennywise would be hilarious!

It's basically Ronald's cousin. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

Tim Curry? Nah. - TheBestTeethInTheGame

The Joker (The Dark Knight) The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, more.
Norman Bates (Psycho) Norman Bates is a character created by writer Robert Bloch as the main character in his novel Psycho, and portrayed by Anthony Perkins as the primary antagonist of the 1960 film of the same name directed by Alfred Hitchcock and its sequels.
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.

He's scary! And he's a killer/cannibal.

Oh hheell no

Michael Myers (Halloween) 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.
Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street) Fred "Freddy" Krueger is the main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He first appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).
Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th) 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.

He would either decapitate you or stab you to death.

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

It would be dead. - Cyri

The Contenders

The Crate Monster (Creepshow)

Scary! He would tear me apart and eat me!

Deadites (Evil Dead franchise)


Butch Cavendish (The Lone Ranger)
Leprechaun (Leprechaun Series)

He might not seem very scary in the movies, but real life would be different story, especially if you try to steal his pot of gold.

Trantor (Ernest Scared Stupid)
Buffalo Bill (Silence of the Lambs)

He would try to skin me and use it to make a suit for himself.

Candyman (Candyman series)

He'll only appear if you say his name 5 times in a mirror.

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.

He'll tear your soul apart!

Kayako Saeki (Ju-on: The Grudge)

You would be screwed. You would get the curse and it would follow you wherever you go.

The Other Mother (Coraline)

Those buttons eyes are just creepy!

Gozer the Gozerian (Ghostbusters)
Mr. Slade (The Lodger 1944)

AKA Jack the Ripper.

The Djinn (Wishmaster)

He would want me to make a wish so he can turn it into my worst nightmare and eventually claim my soul.

Randall Flagg (The Stand)
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.
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