Top 10: Horror Serial Killers


A serial killer is someone who commits a series of murders, often with no concrete motive. They are the worst amongst us in reality, but on the big screen, we can’t seem to get enough of them. In honor of the remake of “Child’s Play,” we’re taking a stab at the Top 10 serial killers in horror movie history.

20Candyman in “Candyman” (1992)

19dir: Bernard Rose

18The Entity in “It Follows” (2015)

17dir: David Robert Mitchell

16Chucky in the “Child’s Play” Franchise (est. 1988)

15dir: Tom Holland

14Ghostface in the “Scream” Franchise (est. 1996)

13dir: Wes Craven

12Jigsaw in the “Saw” Franchise (est. 2004)

11dir: James Wan

10Pennywise in the “IT” Franchise (est. 2017)

9dir: Andy Muschietti

8Jason Voorhees in the “Friday the 13th” Franchise (est. 1980)

7dir: Sean S. Cunningham

6Freddy Krueger in the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” Franchise (est. 1984)

5dir: Wes Craven

4Michael Myers in the “Halloween” Franchise (est. 1978)

3dir: John Carpenter

2Hannibal Lecter in “The Silence of the Lambs” Franchise (est. 1991)

1dir: Jonathan Demme