Proto-Slashers

For Genre Grinder Podcast reference.

List will not include giallo, post-Halloween slashers-like movies, or serial killer movies, unless there is considerable overlap between those genres and the DEVELOPMENT of this one.

  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
  • The Cat and the Canary
  • The Old Dark House
  • Thirteen Women
  • The Leopard Man
  • Hangover Square
  • The Spiral Staircase
  • House of Wax
  • Man in the Attic
  • Daughter of Dr. Jekyll
  • Screaming Mimi
  • Horrors of the Black Museum
  • Jack the Ripper
  • Psycho
  • Circus of Horrors
  • Peeping Tom
  • Anatomy of a Psycho
  • Blood Feast
  • Dementia 13
  • Strait-Jacket
  • The Monster of London City
  • The Monster of Venice
  • Color Me Blood Red
  • The Ghastly Ones
  • Twisted Nerve
  • Night After Night After Night
  • The Night of Bloody Horror
  • Nightmare in Wax
  • The House That Screamed
  • Blood Thirst
  • A Bay of Blood
  • Hands of the Ripper
  • Fright
  • Blood and Lace
  • Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde
  • Die Screaming, Marianne
  • The Headless Eyes
  • Invasion of the Blood Farmers
  • Daddy's Deadly Darling
  • Sweet Kill
  • Tower of Evil
  • Dear Dead Delilah
  • Home for the Holidays
  • Silent Night, Bloody Night
  • The Flesh and Blood Show
  • Baron Blood
  • The Gore Gore Girls
  • Sisters
  • Seven Murders for Scotland Yard
  • Frenzy
  • Three on a Meathook
  • Scream Bloody Murder
  • The Severed Arm
  • An Eye for an Eye
  • Massage Parlor Murders
  • Terror in the Wax Museum
  • Torso
  • Craze
  • House of the Living Dead
  • Black Christmas
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Deranged
  • Frightmare
  • Madhouse
  • The Centerfold Girls
  • The Love Butcher
  • Forced Entry
  • Jack the Ripper
  • Schizo
  • House of Mortal Sin
  • Mansion of the Doomed
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown
  • Drive-In Massacre