1 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 ...read more.
Tim Curry? Nah. - TheBestTeethInTheGame
2 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, ...read more.
3 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.
4 Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs)
He's scary! And he's a killer/cannibal.
Oh hheell no
5 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.
6 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).
7 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.
8 Chucky (Child's Play)
Charles Lee Ray is a fictional character and the titular antagonist of the Child's Play horror film series.
9 Xenomorph (Alien)
10 Jaws (Jaws)
If Jaws was in my closet wouldn't he technically be dead? Oh well, it would still be scary to find a dead shark in your closet anyways - FavoriteFightingFrenchman
11 The Crate Monster (Creepshow)
Scary! He would tear me apart and eat me!
12 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.
13 Trantor (Ernest Scared Stupid)
14 Buffalo Bill (Silence of the Lambs)
He would try to skin me and use it to make a suit for himself.
15 Candyman (Candyman series)
He'll only appear if you say his name 5 times in a mirror.
16 Deadites (Evil Dead franchise)
17 The Other Mother (Coraline)
Those buttons eyes are just creepy!
18 Butch Cavendish (The Lone Ranger)
19 Randall Flagg (The Stand)
20 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.
21 Oogie Boogie (Nightmare Before Christmas)
22 Dracula (Dracula)
23 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.
24 The Thing (The Thing 1982)
25 Pyramid Head (Silent Hill 2)
26 Shan Yu (Mulan)
27 The Horned King (The Black Cauldron)
28 Lord of Darkness (Legend)
29 Boogeyman (Boogeyman)
30 Kayako Saeki (Ju-on: The Grudge)
31 Gozer the Gozerian (Ghostbusters)
32 Meg Mucklebones (Legend)
33 Marishka (Van Helsing)
34 Aleera (Van Helsing)
35 Verona (Van Helsing)
36 Imhotep (Mummy Series)
37 Queen Akasha (Queen of the Damned)
38 Mr. Slade (The Lodger 1944)
39 Dracula (Van Helsing)
40 Jack Torrance (The Shining)
John Daniel Edward "Jack" Torrance is the main antagonist of Stephen King's horror novel The Shining.
41 Davy Jones (Pirates of the Caribbean)
Davy Jones is a fictional villain character in the Pirates of the Caribbean feature film series, who first appears in the second film, Dead Man's Chest and returns in the series' third installment, At World's End.
42 Blade (Puppet Master)