Top Ten Christmas Themed Horror Movies

Tis the season to watch some Christmas themed horror movies, so here is a list of some of the better ones out there.

The Gingerdead Man (2005)10. The Gingerdead Man (2005)

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. (70 mins.)
Director: Charles Band
Stars: Gary Busey, Robin Sydney, Ryan Locke, Larry Cedar


Jack Frost (1997)9. Jack Frost (1997)

A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreacks havoc. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Cooney
Stars: Shannon Elizabeth, Scott MacDonald, Christopher Allport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker


Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)8. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

After his parents are murdered, a young tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior. (79 mins.)
Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr.
Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson


Christmas Evil (AKA You'd Better Watch Out) (1980)7. Christmas Evil (AKA You’d Better Watch Out) (1980)

A psycho in a Santa suit gets to decide who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. (100 mins.)
Director: Lewis Jackson
Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick


P2 (2007)6. P2 (2007)

A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve. (98 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
Stars: Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley, Simon Reynolds, Philip Akin


Dead End (2003)5. Dead End (2003)

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. (85 mins.)
Director: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa
Stars: Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, Alexandra Holden


The Children (2008)4. The Children (2008)

A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents. (84 mins.)
Director: Tom Shankland
Stars: Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley


Rare Exports A Christmas Tale (2010)3. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres 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. (84 mins.)
Director: Jalmari Helander
Stars: Jorma Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Onni Tommila, Tommi Korpela


Gremlins (1984)2. Gremlins (1984)

A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie


Black Christmas (1974)1. Black Christmas (1974)

A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon