Most Popular Christmas Horror Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Lodge (2019)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.
2. Black Christmas (2019)
PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of female students are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break. That is until the young sorority pledges discover that the killer is part of an underground college conspiracy.
3. Gremlins (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Votes: 186,813 | Gross: $148.17M
4. Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.
Votes: 8,055 | Gross: $0.55M
5. Better Watch Out (II) (2016)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
On a quiet suburban street, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from intruders, only to discover it's far from a normal home invasion.
Votes: 26,153 | Gross: $0.02M
7. Black Christmas (2006)
R | 84 min | Horror
On Christmas Eve, an escaped maniac returns to his childhood home, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one.
Votes: 24,028 | Gross: $16.24M
8. Inside (2007)
R | 82 min | Horror
Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
10. Terror Train (1980)
R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller
Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year's Eve party aboard a moving train.
11. Clinical (2017)
104 min | Horror, Thriller
A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.
13. Holidays (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.
Directors: Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kölsch, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Smith, Scott Stewart, Dennis Widmyer | Stars: Madeleine Coghlan, Savannah Kennick, Rick Peters, Kate Rachesky
14. Wake in Fright (1971)
R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller
After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.
Votes: 9,199 | Gross: $0.05M
15. Dead End (I) (2003)
R | 85 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.
16. Jack Frost (1997 Video)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed
17. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper (Sir Ralph Richardson), receive visions of how they will die.
18. Silent Night (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 7,242 | Gross: $0.01M
19. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller
Little Billy witness his parents getting killed by Santa after being warned by his senile grandpa that Santa punishes those who are naughty. Now Billy is 18, and out of the orphanage, and he has just become Santa, himself.
Votes: 12,786 | Gross: $2.49M
21. All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018)
Not Rated | 80 min | Horror
When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they're treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the holidays. From boring office parties and last-minute shopping, to vengeful stalkers and immortal demons, there's plenty out there to fear this holiday season.
22. Rare Exports (2010)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.
Votes: 24,977 | Gross: $0.26M
23. Satan (2006)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
A group of youngsters go out to a disco on Christmas Eve and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of pure insanity.
24. Calvaire (2004)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror
Marc, a traveling entertainer, is on his way home for Christmas when his van brakes in the middle of a jerkwater town with some strange inhabitans.
Votes: 11,164 | Gross: $0.00M
25. A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
Not Rated | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil.
26. Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior.
Votes: 5,589 | Gross: $0.15M
27. The Children (2008)
R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.
28. Santa's Slay (2005)
R | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.
29. Christmas Evil (1980)
R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.
30. Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
31. The Gingerdead Man (2005)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer - this real life cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair.
32. New Year's Evil (1980)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Los Angeles disc jockey receives a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered - and she will be the last one.
37. All Through the House (2015)
TV-MA | 88 min | Horror
A deranged masked Santa-Slayer comes to town for some yuletide-terror. He leaves behind a bloody trail of mutilated bodies as he hunts his way to the front steps of the town's most feared and notorious home.
38. Unholy Night (I) (2019)
85 min | Comedy, Horror
Unholy Night is an anthology film about a lonely nurse working the overnight shift on Christmas Eve. She befriends an elderly patient who weaves a wicked set of tales about the most ... See full summary »
39. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.
40. Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
41. Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990 Video)
R | 90 min | Horror
A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.
43. Elves (1989)
PG-13 | 89 min | Horror
A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »
45. Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989 Video)
R | 90 min | Horror
The comatose Ricky Caldwell reawakens and begins to stalk a blind woman, with whom he shares a psychic connection.
46. Red Christmas (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
A mother must protect her family on Christmas Day from a demented stranger who is hell-bent on tearing them apart.
Votes: 1,693 | Gross: $0.00M
47. Santa Claus (1959)
G | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
With the aid of Merlin, Santa Claus must defeat the evil machinations of the devil Pitch to ruin Xmas.
48. Black Christmas: The Night Billy Came Home (2016)
90 min | Horror
Black Christmas: The Night Billy Came Home is a Black Christmas (1974) sequel, based in a world of reality where the sorority of Phi Kappa Sigma is being stalked and preyed upon an unknown killer.