Slashers (1974-1995)

In this list I'm going to keep track of all the slasher films I have seen from its magnificent beginning in the prototypes of 1974 until its petering out in 1995 only to be reborn in 1996 with Wes Craven's Scream, so that's a perfect place for this list to end.

My husband (Richard) and I have been watching slasher films together since we met and we've both bonded over our love for the overused and abused sub-genre. Together we've been working on watching every slasher film ever made.

We're both creating lists and you can find his here.

I gave up on ranking the list from favorite to least and decided to go with a more organized ranking. The…

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  • Black Christmas
  • The Centerfold Girls
  • Death Cruise
  • Devil Times Five
  • Have a Nice Weekend
  • The Single Girls
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Love Butcher
  • Assault! Jack the Ripper
  • Island of Death
  • Psychic Killer
  • Communion
  • Blood Voyage
  • Jack the Ripper
  • Massacre at Central High
  • My Friends Need Killing
  • Schizo
  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown
  • Drive-In Massacre
  • Haunts
  • Meatcleaver Massacre
  • Rituals
  • Blood Stalkers
  • The Comeback
  • Halloween
  • Mardi Gras Massacre
  • The Redeemer: Son of Satan!
  • Sketches of a Strangler
  • The Toolbox Murders
  • Blood Rage
  • The Meateater
  • The Queen of Black Magic
  • Savage Water
  • Savage Weekend
  • The Silent Scream
  • Tourist Trap
  • Don't Answer the Phone!
  • Don't Go in the House
  • Effects
  • Fade to Black
  • Friday the 13th
  • Cries in the Night
  • The Ghost Dance
  • He Knows You're Alone
  • Maniac
  • New Year's Evil
  • Patrick Still Lives!
  • Phobia
  • Prom Night
  • Schizoid
  • The Boogey Man
  • The Long Island Cannibal Massacre
  • Nightmares
  • Shadows of the Mind
  • Terror on Tour
  • Terror Train
  • To All a Goodnight
  • The Unseen
  • Christmas Evil
  • Monster Hunter
  • And When She Was Bad
  • Bloody Birthday
  • Bloody Moon
  • The Burning
  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow
  • A Day of Judgment
  • The Demon
  • Don't Go In the Woods
  • Don't Go Near the Park
  • Eyes of a Stranger
  • Final Exam
  • Friday the 13th Part 2
  • The Funhouse
  • Ghostkeeper
  • Graduation Day
  • Halloween II
  • Happy Birthday to Me
  • Hell Night
  • Home Sweet Home
  • The House Where Death Lives
  • Just Before Dawn
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Night School
  • Nightmare
  • The Prowler
  • Scream
  • Dead Kids
  • Student Bodies
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Blood Link
  • Blood Song
  • Boardinghouse
  • Deadly Games
  • Death Screams
  • Death Valley
  • Devil Returns
  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood
  • Fatal Games
  • The Forest
  • Frightmare