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Ranking the Slashers That Tried to Cash In on the Success of ‘Scream’!

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On December 20th, Wes Craven’s classic slasher film Scream turns 20 years old. Many of you know how I feel about Scream. I’ve made my love for it and its sequels (yes, even Scream 3) apparent in the past, but the original was a landmark film that redefined the horror genre. I’ll be spending this week writing a handful of posts about Scream (call it “Scream Week,” if you will) in the hopes that more people will join in on celebrating this wonderful film. 

When Scream was released in 1996, the horror genre was essentially dead. The endless supply of horror sequels being released were doing worse and worse at the box office, and original horror films were failing critically and commercially . When Scream turned out to be a box office success and a hit with critics, studios started turning back to the genre that had long been thought dead. None of the imitators would be able to match Scream in terms of quality (or box office numbers), but most of them have somewhat redeemable qualities. The eight films listed below are some of Scream’s most high-profile imitators, and I’ve taken the liberty of ranking them (as I’m wont to do) from best to worst!

***WARNING: The ending of Urban Legend will be spoiled, because how can you discuss that film and not mention its ending?***


8. I’ve Been Waiting For You (1998)

The first of two Lois Duncan adaptations on this list (this time of her novel Gallows Hill), I’ve Been Waiting For You is one of the lazier attempts to cash in on the late ’90s teen slasher craze. Not helping matters is that it was released just five months after I Know What You Did Last Summer, which makes I’ve Been Waiting For You‘s mediocrity even more apparent. Duane Poole’s screenplay ham-fistedly morphs Duncan’s supernatural premise (about a girl with powers and a connection to the Salem witch trials) into a bloodless and cliché-ridden slasher. While it can be entertaining in that cheesy TV movie way, especially when you realize the cast consists of then-unknowns Sarah Chalke, Christian Campbell (Neve’s brother), Ben Foster and a post-Punky Brewster Soleil Moon Frye. Ultimately, it is nothing more than a disjointed, watered down and forgettable dud.

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7. Valentine (2001)

What makes Jamie Blanks’s (Urban LegendValentine such a crushing disappointment is that it was adapted from a really good Tom Savage novel. While it’s far from the worst slasher ever made, it is painfully average. The lack of gore and scares added to the fact that the killer’s identity is obvious from the get-go make this one of the more forgettable horror films of the 2000s. This is the type of film that Scream was sending up, so releasing it five years after Scream (and one year after Scream 3) seems like a poor choice. Had the tone of the film been more ironic then it might have worked, but as it stands Valentine is a completely forgettable film (Don Davis’s score is on point though).

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6. Cherry Falls (2000)

This is where this list becomes really difficult for me, because I genuinely love all of the films from here on out (I am a child of the 90s after all). Cherry Falls is an above-average slasher film that suffered from a horrific post-production process due to the MPAA. A clever premise (a serial killer stalks virgins in a small Virginia town) with solid directing from Geoffrey Wright, as well as strong performances from Michael Biehn, Jay Mohr and the late Brittany Murphy make for a highly entertaining and self-aware slasher (though not quite as clever as it thinks it is). Unfortunately it was doomed to be a TV movie and was released on the USA Network in 2000.

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5. Halloween: H20 (1998)

I’m one of those weirdos who likes to pretend HalloweenHalloween II and Halloween: H20 are the only films in the Halloween franchise. Sue me. H20 wouldn’t have existed if it weren’t for Scream reviving the slasher sub-genre (the last Halloween sequel grossed just $15.1 million in 1995), and lucky for us we got an above average sequel with a tour de force performance from Jamie Lee Curtis. While it curiously ignored the events of Halloween 3-6, the franchise returned to its roots by pitting Laurie Strode (Curtis) against her brother Michael Myers. While it’s not a particularly scary film (save for that suspenseful garbage disposal sequence), it does have a taut, fast-paced script (making for an all-too-brief 86-minute runtime) and impressive direction from horror mainstay Steve Miner (Friday the 13th Part II and Part IIILake Placid). There is a sense of fun present here that was lacking from the other Halloween sequels and for that it should be commended.

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COMMENTS

190 Comments
  • Jailton Rocha

    Final Destination>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>I Know what you did last summer.

    But it is a good list.

  • amir ezra

    Have anybody ever seen My Little Eye (2002)? Which I heard is this one small underrated post Scream slasher, or is it found footage? I’m not sure.

    • Andrew Lyall

      It’s a good flick but I’m not sure I’d class it as a slasher.

    • Saturn

      I remember watching it upon release and being a little bleh about it – I much preferred Kolobos from a couple of years earlier.Hell, you can even watch it on a certain Tube website for You. Ahem…..

  • Esa Cortez

    This is a great list. I really enjoy all of these movies!

  • drmodem

    Don’t forget The Faculty!!

    • I ALMOST included it but since it wasn’t really a slasher I left it off. =/

  • IKWYDLS is still one of the scariest movies I’ve ever seen. Saw that wayyyy too early in life.

  • Khy

    I’m really annoyed by the hate Valentine gets. That movie is so much fun. I’d put it above the fucking overrated H20.

    There has to be someone out there that also enjoys Valentine. It’s soo bitchy and fun.

    • Santiago Marín Rios

      Same here. I’ve seen Valentine countless times since I was 7 and I never get tired of it, it’s just great!

      • Khy

        I saw it in theaters and what a blast it was. Suspenseful and creepy in the right moments and absolutely hilarious when needed to be. Of course it wasn’t as “intelligent” as Scream but it’s something enjoyable. That opening chase scene is one of my favorites.

        I think if it would’ve came out earlier it wouldn’t get so much flack. But the film came out right at the very end of the whole 90s slasher cycle and the beginning of supernatural remakes. In many ways, not counting See No Evil, My Soul To Take, or You’re Next(All of which were years apart) it’s the last original non-remake slasher film we’ve had in theaters.

        Sad

      • Saturn

        I’m not 100% but I seem to remember reading that a remake, which would stick closer to the original book, is in the works – much like IKWYDLS.

    • WoodsboroKiller

      I love it! Pretty confident it was the first horror movie I ever watched. The mask haunted me for years. Wasn’t until I was around 9 when I rediscovered it and have watched it once or twice every year since. SO much fun.

      • Khy

        Pity it never got a sequel. CupidFace was creepy as fuck.

    • For bitchy fun I lean more towards Sorority Row. Valentine feels so watered down to me. =/

      • Khy

        LOL. It’s understandable.

        But Sorority Row was great. It felt more like an ode to 90s slashers than 80s slashers imo. Funny witty characters set against a whodunit back-drop. Sorority Row ’09 is very 90s imo.

        Also another film where I wish we got a sequel. 🙁

        • Ughhhhh I KNOW. It flopped HARD though. No one went to see it.

          • Khy

            I was just thinking the other day about that- yesterday in fact. I think it had a lot to do with the fact that 2009 was so jammed packed when it came to slashers and what not- literally just a week before it came out we had both H2 and TFD released- so I think Sorority Row simply got lost in the shuffle of horror releases playing to the same target audience.

            I wonder how it would’ve done if it came out in 2011 or 2012.

            Really sucks My Bloody Valentine 3D and Sorority Row didn’t kick-start a wave of sequels. 🙁 We could’ve had like 6 or 7 of them by now lol.

          • Saturn

            I’d be more inclined to watch a MBV sequel myself, Sorority Row was really a meh to me. I much prefer the – flawed – original.

          • darklordofgorgoroth

            Remakes almost never get sequels. and besides, we’re talking about the original slashers that were spawned in the late 90’s by Scream 😉

          • Lirabelle

            I didn’t find out it even existed until after it had already left the theaters. I didn’t see a single ad for it before hand. 🙁

          • J Jett

            Trace, i’m one of the 10 people who went to the theater and watched SORORITY ROW! lol. i love that movie. 🙂

          • Me too! The theater I saw it in was mostly empty and I laughed my ass off the whole time!

      • Saturn

        Am I correct in remembering that Valentine was heavily chopped by the censors, like many of the Jason movies?
        Perhaps one day will will get an unrated cut of Valentine, which could liven things up a little.

        • I don’t think that will happen since there doesn’t seem to be any interest in it, but I would definitely give it a watch! But it was after Columbine (Scream 3 ran into similar issues), so the censorship issues probably did happen.

      • Simon Allen

        Love the cast and the writing on Sorority Row ….it’s so much fun and i was shocked when it flopped so damn hard as so many slashers that were way worse made loads more cash at the box office ….no accounting for taste huh !

        • J Jett

          Simon now it’s my turn to agree w/ you again! 🙂
          i love SORORITY ROW!

          • Simon Allen

            Those girls are such BITCHES !!!! Love ’em 🙂 !!

          • They’re pretty great!

          • Saturn

            Get a room you two – it’s as if peace has broken out!
            😉

          • Simon Allen

            I blame Trace !!! LOL

          • J Jett

            LOL! 🙂

      • J Jett

        i totally forgot about SORORITY ROW! i freaking love that movie! i saw it in theaters on opening day and own it on disc! a fun slasher all the way!

        • disqus_uqr3Boh0Wp

          Sorority Row is all of 7 years old I would not rank it with any of these films

          • darklordofgorgoroth

            Agreed. it’s part of the 2000’s remake craze. NOT the movies that were spawned by Scream!

        • DarkBree

          Sorority Row is amazing!! I love Jessica!

      • darklordofgorgoroth

        Sorority Row is part of the remake craze. Thus, it doesn’t count! 😉

      • Galaxy_Scribe

        Original House on Sorority Row or no deal

    • Saturn

      Yup, count me in as a fan.
      I remember watching the movie upon release and not being impressed at all (perhaps all “modern take on the slasher genre since Scream” out) but I watched it again recently and found I enjoyed it a lot more. It’s not a perfect slasher movie by any stretch, but I can appreciate what they were trying to do so much more these days.
      It’s a shame that it’s director hasn’t had more work, as Urban Legend and Storm Warning were pretty good, Seems his last (4th) movie was the remake of Long Weekend, which I haven’t seen – although I was bored to tears by the original. 2008 since his last movie. Damn.

    • Lirabelle

      I saw it at a slumber party when I was younger, and it was completely ridiculous and I wouldn’t have it any other way. It was definitely fun to me.

    • J Jett

      Khy, most people i know/talk to actually enjoy VALENTINE! 🙂

    • Galaxy_Scribe

      I like it but the killer is obvious from the word go. Fun, yes. Good movie, nah

    • Jeffrey Scott

      Really if you take valentine and deconstruct it it is just Halloween with Valentine slapped on it. Its one of the things i love about the film is it wanted to be more 80’s then a 90’s slasher. I personally love the movie i even love the mask and costume. Ive even heard blanks go on record and talk about one of the scenes that is very similar to when Michael chases Laurie in the original Halloween.

  • Khy

    Oh and what about The Faculty? Not a slasher but it did try to do for retro sci-fi films what Scream did for slashers. lol
    Overall decent list. I’m a lover of 90s slashers.

    • Saturn

      The Faculty was pretty good fun, and I’m surprised it didn’t get a sequel at some stage. It’s another one I like to double bill – usually with Decoys.
      I never did get around to checking out Decoys 2 though – I should rectify that at some stage,

    • REC03

      agreed. The Faculty is so very underrated.

  • Tyler John Creighton

    “The cast is filled out by a pretty impressive cast.”

    • Ha, it was late when I wrote this. Forgive me. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

    • Aaaaaaaaaand fixed. Thank you!

      • Saturn

        Nah, you should have left it.

  • Elizabeth

    I watched Cherry Falls one night by accident (I left the TV on while I was doing something else) and was surprised by how much I liked it. It’s definitely a cut above a lot of horror movies released in theaters. Cherry Falls is what MTV’s Scream series wanted to be, but failed miserably at (if that makes sense).

    • Khy

      Cherry Falls is a perfect mirror of Scream. I think that should’ve been number one on the list. I still need to do a double feature of both films.

      • Saturn

        To be honest I much prefer Cherry Falls over Scream – and would love to see the original hard gore version that was initially filmed.
        Who knows, the last few years we’ve had (although not pristine prints with the additional scenes) releases of My Bloody Valentine, Exorcist 3 and Night Breed. So, it may happen.
        I’m still waiting on those uncut Jason movies though!

    • Saturn

      Cherry Falls is actually one of the slasher movies I initially loan to people to watch when they ask to borrow a horror movie from me. The response is usually pretty positive. Very good slasher movie of it’s age.
      I watch it myself every couple of years or so – usually as a double bill with a (German?) movie called The Pool.

    • Galaxy_Scribe

      Not-Scream wishes it was good enough to be considered a failure

  • Khy

    Oh shit and my favorite- The Clown At Midnight starring Christopher Plummer, Margot Kidder, and Tatiana Ali. Another fun one. I was crazy about that movie as a kid. I need that on Blu-ray like now.

    • Simon Allen

      I had an album by Tatiana Ali with a Prince cover on it !!!

      • Khy

        And she rarely ages. Like she literally looks basically the same as she did 20 years ago in the late 90s.

    • J Jett

      Khy, i have never even heard of CLOWN AT MIDNIGHT but i completely love Margot Kidder and the premise sounds fun. i’m going to check it out! 🙂

      • Khy

        Haha, there’s a DVD combo of it on Amazon Jett you should be able to find. It comes with some other low budget slasher. If you need the link to the DVD let me know. THAT shouldn’t be a million dollars lol.

    • disqus_uqr3Boh0Wp

      I love The Clown At Midnight I need a blu-ray of it.

  • McGilli

    I Know What You Did Last Summer – saw it when it was released. To this day – it has one of the few Horror moments I still recall clearly – when the killer uses the hook to drag that body. Sorry, trying not to spoil much here… So being vague. Can still see it clear as day…

  • ScriptGiverTJ

    Cherry Falls should be number 1.

  • I’m not sure Bride of Chucky or Final Destination count. Out of the true slasher movies, H20 was the best offering in this list. The best film on the entire list was Final Destination.

    • Interesting opinion, but how would Bride of Chucky not count? It’s the film that took the franchise into straightforward comedy and became more meta as a direct response to Scream.

      • Because it made a killer doll movie into a black comedy with a killer doll in it. It may have been meta, but it wasn’t really horror anymore. Scream was basically horror, just with meta references – it wasn’t intended to be a comedy.

        • But Bride of Chucky probably wouldn’t have been made had it not been for Scream’s success.

          And you’re TOTALLY wrong about Scream not intended to be a comedy. Yes it is primarily horror but the comedic and satirical elements are all over it. Them pushing the satire is how they got the R rating for the film. It was going to be NC-17 because of the final scene…they deemed it too intense. Then Bob Weinstein told them that they were watching it the wrong way, and that they were missing the satire inherent in the scene. So yeah, it’s definitely part comedy.

          • I suspect Bride of Chucky may have happened at some point anyway. Scream was not intended as a comedy. It was a horror with comedy elements; BoC was intended as a black comedy and nothing else.

          • We will just have to agree to disagree. XD

          • I don’t disagree, you’re just wrong.

          • You’re entitled to your wrong opinion.

          • Yeah, I thought you’d be that way: it’s okay if you tell someone they’re wrong, but you don’t like to hear it yourself. All childish bullies are the same… *yawns*

          • Dude, I was just mirroring your response. I’m happy to hear your opinion, but I disagree with it.

          • “And you’re TOTALLY wrong”

            That’s not mirroring. That’s instigating. So now we know you’re a fool too…

          • Yup! Guess we do.

    • Saturn

      I remember reading many moons ago, that Final Destination was originally planned to have a killer dressed as the Grim Reaper doing the killings, but the look was too similar to Ghostface – so they decided to try something a little different. Thank God they did. Admittedly the entire franchise is influenced by The Omen movies, which ironically enough decided to FD a couple of scenes themselves in the Godawful 2006 remake. The only worthwhile think about that piece of shit was an improved beheading scene. The rest? Well, there is a reason it never got a sequel of it’s own.
      It’s a damn shame that the tv show Damien was a turd too. What a wasted opportunity. Get the guys who did the Exorcist tv show to have a go at an Omen show if season 2 doesn’t happen.

      • Yeah, I remember something like that. I thought they’d wanted death to appear as a kind of non-corporeal shadow or something. I’m glad they just went for invisible.

        • Saturn

          It was probably for the best.

    • darklordofgorgoroth

      Agreed

  • Jay

    Great article! I was 12 to 17 when all these came out so many great memories sneaking into these in the theatre back in the day! IKWYDLS I remember seeing and jumping out of my seat a time or two. Ending was amazing. But will have to give it to H20 as my fav. JLC taking off Michale’s head and the theatre gasping and cheering was pretty epic!

    • Saturn

      I remember watching H20 at the cinema back in the day (shit, is it really almost 20 years ago!” and actually crying when Michael was killed. I thought it was the end of the series (and believed it was a real high point to go out at) – but, sadly, they made another one.
      And then Rob Zombie.

      Hopefully they can Force Awakens/Creed the franchise (not that the Rocky series needed rebooting to save it – Balboa was excellent, but you know what I mean).

  • huntermc

    I hated I Know What You Did Last Summer. Scream wisely deconstructed all of the tropes of the slasher genre, while INWYDLS seemed like a lazy retread that simply embraced them.

    • Saturn

      I remember originally not being a fan of IKWYDLS, but enjoying the sequel more – years later I have actually grown to – I wouldn’t say love – but enjoy it more than I did when initially released. At the time I didn’t know that it was based on some kind of teen horror book – but I’m interested in checking out the remake (is it a remake,or a new movie closer to the original source material?) to see how it compares.

      I do remember enjoying I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer too – but don’t remember much about it as I’d sank a bottle of Jack before pressing play (it was around this time of year a few years back, so I was just getting into the Christmas spirits!)

    • darklordofgorgoroth

      To be fair, I wouldn’t say Scream deconstructed slasher tropes. It also totally embraced them, tounge in cheek though, but still.. IKWYDLS was, to me, too much a by-the-book slasher 101 movie to be enjoyable for me as an 80’s slasher guy.

  • Khy

    I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and Urban Legends Final Cut I totally have a soft spot for as well.
    Final Cut is actually so well shot. And I loved Vanessa(the lesbian character Eva Mendez played). lol

  • J Jett

    Trace, i too only consider HALLOWEEN, HALLOWEEN II and H20 to be the only H films!

    • Simon Allen

      Yet again JJ I’m totally with you …..i ignore all the others as they are cheap and badly acted and written .
      H20 is such a classy tight little movie.

      • J Jett

        exactly, Simon! i do like Rob Zombie’s H2 and to a certain extent his H1 but i don’t really consider them true HALLOWEEN remakes. 🙂

        • Simon Allen

          With you again JJ ….i don’t count them as part of the original franchise just a bat shit crazy offshoot lol .

    • DarkBree

      Me too! But I also like Halloween 4.

    • darklordofgorgoroth

      Yup, me too. Strange since I’m an 80’s slasher guy. But parts 1, 2 & H20 makes the perfect trilogy.

  • J Jett

    I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER is even to this day still an enjoyable movie. it also has what i consider THE best chase scene ever filmed. i wish thriller/horror slasher type films & tv shows would wake up and realize most horror fans love a good and good lengthed chase scene (why the SCREAM tv show never really had one is incredibly frustrating and the real mystery).

    • DK

      YES I love a good chase scene!! Movies these days don’t have enough chase scenes.

  • Lirabelle

    I’m wondering if I’m the only person out there that prefers the movie version of IKWYDLS to the book… I was a huge Duncan fan growing up, but I just felt the movie clicked together better.

    • I adored Duncan growing up as well, but Williamson’s adaptation just energized the story much more for me, too. The book was good in it’s own right (in that YA novel kind of way), but the movie just worked so well.

    • HoneyTree EvilEye

      Read the book after I saw the film & was disappointed.

  • Simon Allen

    Best article on here in an age and got everyone talking in the right way.
    Thanks Trace .

    • I’m legitimately surprised by all of the positive vibes here. Why can’t all comment sections be like this???

      • Simon Allen

        I guess it’s a case of you reap what you sow Trace (wink) .

  • REC03

    I absolutely LOVE IKWYDLS! the cast is good minus Freddie, the directing and score are terrific. it also has one of the best (maybe THE best?) chase scenes. the only time it really falters is the weak reveal and boat scene. also “WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR” is quotable as hell.

  • Trisha Tachanawa

    I just watched H2O the other night and just kept saying to myself how perfect it was as an ending to the franchise. Then that atrocious Resurrection came along. Helen’s chase scene is just simply iconic, I remember watching for the first time and I just knew she was going to survive but hell she put up one heck of a fight.

  • lonestarr357

    I had seen VALENTINE in a theater and found it unremarkable.

    Months later, I went to the library and ended up reading the Tom Savage book in one sitting. Let me tell you, it made me hate the movie. Agreed that the book is terrific. Damn shame no one thought to adapt it faithfully.

    • THANK YOU! That book is golden. Why not just adapt it faithfully???

  • DarkBree

    Great article Trace!!

    My ranking is:

    I Know What You Did Last Summer (my ultimate favorite horror movie)
    Final Destination (the plot and the deaths are creative, it’s a lot of fun)
    Halloween H20 (first Halloween movie I’ve seen, so it introduced me to the franchise)
    Urban Legend (liked the movie, but it felt it was watered down)
    Cherry Falls (it’s been a long time since I saw it for the first time)
    Valentine (it´s fun, it could have been better)
    Bride of Chucky (I think I saw a censored version on TV)

    • OMG re-watch Bride of Chucky. It’s so good!

      • DarkBree

        Yes, I have to re-watch it. Maybe I can change my mind, because I didn’t like it.

  • darklordofgorgoroth

    To be fair, the first self-referential meta-slasher from the 90’s is the highly underappreciated “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare” which came 2 years prior to “Scream”. “Scream” basically steals it’s credit!

    But okay fair enough, WCNN had a built-in fanbase and was more aimed at the kids who grew up in the 80’s with the Nightmare series, basically adults and not teens..

    That’s probably the main reason why it’s not that highly recognised..

    • And it flopped in theaters. I LOVE New Nightmare, but Scream’s success is what started the 90s meta slasher craze.

      • darklordofgorgoroth

        Oh, I won’t disagree with that. Even wes Craven admitted it, and paraphrasing: “Yeah, it was basically a drama for adults, with slasher traits. A bit of a miscalulation there, hehe” Hes right.

        That being said, I love WCNN myself. The original Nightmare is my all time favorite horror movie since I first saw it back in ’85 😉
        RIP Wes Craven ////

    • James

      New Nightmare was mostly terrible. Heather has always been an atrocious actress, the kids was dreadful, the movie is seriously lacking in any good kills, and the fx were awful. The climax alone was so terrible that anything that was good before it just fell to the wayside.

      • Matt

        I totally agree with everything you said except the Heather comment. I don’t think she’s a great actress, but she isn’t terrible in my opinion. I really liked her on the TV show ‘Just the Ten of Us’.

        • James

          I never saw that show but in the nightmare movies she was pretty terrible. I mean I know most of them were but she was really bad.

      • darklordofgorgoroth

        Sorry, but if you really mean that you don’t like Nightmare On Elm Street. Fact.

        • James

          How do you figure?

          • darklordofgorgoroth

            Because ANOES is Nancy’s story, not Freddy’s!

          • James

            Yes it is and unfortunately she was a terrible actress. Still a fun film and spawned a fun series. She was a little better in the third which IMO was the best.

    • Actually, to go back further you could say There’s Nothing out There from 1991 was the first meta horror of the 90’s. If you’ve never seen it, I highly recommend it. It’s about a killer alien but shares a lot with Scream in the self referential department. Another fun slasher with spoof elements is Evil Laugh (1988). Those two would make a fun double feature.

      • Khy

        And hell, let’s not forget Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers(1986), which was quite meta in its own right.

        • Very true. Didn’t one of the tag lines say something about Freddy and Jason, or am I thinking of a different film?

          • Khy

            Nope there was a tagline about Freddy and Jason. Not to mention the cover art of Angela with Jason’s mask and Freddy’s glove in her backpack.

  • HoneyTree EvilEye

    It’s sad what happened to Cherry Falls in editing but it was great having USA offer a week of new horror films I never would’ve seen otherwise. I love that flick & Terror Tract that was shown the same week & released on DV with it has its moments. All these films have their merits. Valentine is one of like 2 films horror freaks have for the holiday, & like most on this list it takes any 90s person back to a great era. IKWYDLS has Buffy, which was all it took for me back then. I agree Halloween is really; 1, 2, H20. But that doesn’t stop me from loving every film & watching them from January to pretty much December.

  • Freaky Freelings

    Great article! I also pretend that Halloween, Halloween II and Halloween H20 are a trilogy. I was never a huge fan of the others. Halloween Resurrection was an abomination and I like to pretend that it doesn’t exist. I’m glad to see that Bride of Chucky made it on this list. It is one of my favorites too. Jennifer Tilly is everything in that movie.

    • Agreed! I wish Jennifer Tilly acted more, but I’ll just have to live with Bride of Chucky and Bound.

  • Me-devil

    Cherry Falls should be higher based on the “class dismissed” scene alone.

    • James

      Yes!!!!

  • joewaters

    u forgot Teaching Mrs. Tingle aka Killing Mr. Griffin

    • It’s not a slasher. AND there was an adaptation of Killing Mr. Griffin starring Amy Jo Johnson (aka the Pink Ranger). =)

    • Simon Allen

      Best forgotten really ……MAJOR disappointment.

    • john

      Aka? They’re completely unrelated and were in fact separate films– mr. Griffith being made for TV.

      • joewaters

        Completely unrelated–really

        • john

          Yes, really. Check the credits. No affiliation with the novel. Check the stories. Very different. Mr. Griffin dies. Check the characters. Way different. Check the titles.

          Teaching Mrs. Tingle has more in commong with the movie Suicide Kings than it does Killing Mr. Griffin–
          and it doesn’t really have all that much in common with Suicide Kings.

          So, yes. Really. Unrelated.

  • Galaxy_Scribe

    “Elsa, open the door!”

  • kjtenorman

    The Faculty should really be included here. It was written by Kevin Williamson (the writer of SCREAM), directed by Robert Rodriguez (the writer/director or the fictional STAB film series within SCREAM), and scored by Marco Beltrami (the composer of SCREAM). Plus, it’s excellent, and it definitely follows the ’90s whodunit slasher format (there just happen to be aliens involved as well).

  • Stefan Heikel

    Cherry Falls should be much higher IMO.

  • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

    dude are u nuts ? what the hell Halloween and chucky are doing here ?
    they are not scream rip offs…….THEY HAVE THEIR OWN FRANCHISE AND THEY WERE MADE BEFORE SCREAM………………INSTEAD SCREAM BORROWED FROM PREVIOUS SLASHERS……………GOD’S SHAKE.

    • Maxime C

      They were…brought back to life with the help of Scream success.
      You can’t deny H20 is a pure 90s slasher, not a 70s one.

      • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

        the article said about films which were done because of the scream success. bride of chucky and Halloween have their own history.
        Halloween with F13 founded the slasher genre. chucky was made in 1988 and had 3 movies before bride.
        on the contrary I KNOW WHAT U DID LAST SUMMER…..URBAN LEGEND…..CHERRY FALLS and VALENTINE had no history and those movies were made cause of the scream success.
        I BET YOU ANYTHING THAT IF SCREAM WAS NEVER MADE WE WOULD HAVE AT SOME POINT NEW CHUCKY AND HALLOWEEN MOVIES JUST LIKE WE HAD F13 MOVIES IN 2001 AND 2003.

        Now u can’t deny HALLOWEEN, F13, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET are far bigger franchises than SCREAM series with more movies and more influence in horror fans.

        Scream series collapsed after part 3. part 4 BOMBED and now the series deteriorated to……an mtv tv series…….YAK.

        • Maxime C

          I totally understand and agree with what you say. I know, franchises existed prior to Scream, we ALL know that, you’re not bringing any news here.
          But I think you’re missing the point of the article that’s it. No problem.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            No mate I got the point and it’s just WRONG . what I said is I disagree that bride of chucky and H20 later were made because scream succeeded. they would have been made EITHER WAY. now u got this point ? all the other movies which never existed before as franchises like cherry falls, urban legend…etc…..I AGREE they mgot made cause of scream success BUT NOT chucky and Halloween. so yeah….no problem but I think everyone who thinks chucky 4 and Halloween 7 were made cause of scream is simply WRONG and I stated why he is wrong so I missed no point.

            crystal “Friday the 13th” lake clear……LOL

        • Maxime C

          You’re not bringing any news here, we ALL know those franchises existed prior to Scream.
          You’re missing the point of the article I think, no problem.

      • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

        of course they were 90s slashers and the ones which were done in the millennium were…millennium slashers and now ghostface is DEAD while freddy and Jason are ALIVE AND WELL and will come back soon in the big screen. they are more important than ghost face. ever was.

        • Maxime C

          Can you please try and at least READ the title and thé description of thé article?
          It’s not written that Freddy and Jason or whatever was created thanks Rob Scream.
          Scream rebooted a genre. Period.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            No….but it was implied that chucky, myers, Jason…etc….continued to exist cause scream EXISTED and THAT’S WRONG.
            And dude scream rebooted BEEP. it was just another clever addition in to the general horror-slasher genre but this time a horror-comedy which helped to a point the slasher genre for a few years. After 2000 cream was done part 4 later bombed and Halloween, F13 and chucky returned to their original horror roots without any comedy beeps.
            after all not all comedy horrors were good. seed of chucky sucked big time while bride of chucky was desent.
            scream was born for A purpose. now the task is done and we moved on years ago with the monsters we know…..not ghostface.

          • Maxime C

            It’s crazy, i agree with everything you say yet, what you say is not appropriate to this article imo.
            Merry Christmas.

    • Hi, I think you’re misunderstanding my article. I’m fully aware that Chucky and Halloween were already franchises before Scream came out, but because slashers kept flopping (the last Child’s Play, Halloween, Nightmare AND Friday the 13th films were some of the lowest grossing films of each of their respective years), no studio would back slashers anymore. Sequels may have been made eventually, but they most likely wouldn’t have been the same films we know today. Scream’s enormous success made studios realize that there WERE slashers audiences would watch, and so Bride of Chucky and H20 tried (and mostly succeeded) to emulate Scream’s tone and style to cash in on its success. If you’re still confused, I’m happy to explain further.

      • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

        Hi trace and thanks for your reply. look I misunderstood nothing. I got your point and it’s just WRONG as I also explained a few minutes ago to another poster below why is wrong. now look…..u have a point there and I agree SCREAM helped for chucky 4 and H 7 to get made but what is important here is to acknowledge that without SCREAM maybe we wouldn’t have movies like…..”I KNOW WHAT U DID LAST SUMMER” and “URBAN LEGEND” but we would have the return of chucky and myers like we had the return of freddy and Jason.
        yeah scream helped slashers to go up in the mid 90s but I assure you if it wasn’t for scream then someone else would do it.
        point is…..u can’t compare SCREAM SPIN OFF’S (last summer….urban legends….cherry falls…etc) WITH CHUCKY AND MYERS 90s entries. if it wasn’t for scream the other movies would never get made………..CHUCKY, JASON, FREDDY AND MYERS WOULD. I think this is a clear point.

        HAPPY F13 CHRISTMAS TO ALL SLASHERS.

        VASSILIS = THE GREEK JASON

        • Again, they may have gotten made but they wouldn’t exist as the films we know them as today. They most likely would have taken a completely different approach. So Halloween H20 and Bride of Chucky are the way they are because of Scream. Had Scream not been made, they probably would have turned out completely different. So they DO merit a spot on this list. I respect your opinion but I couldn’t disagree more.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            Trace no problem in disagreement. if we agreed on everything what would be the point ? anyways u admitted those older franchises would have continued no matter if SCREAM existed or not and that’s the point I also made. now u went to say that because of SCREAM they were made in a way they wouldn’t do if SCREAM was not made the way it did. possible…..CAN U PROVE IT ? I mean…..how u know they couldn’t have done what Williamson did for SCREAM ? Unless u think the guys behind SCREAM were…..GODS….or something and no one else could think of the formula they did i’m sure someone else could think of that stuff SCREAM provided.
            As for their success (chucky and myers in the 90s) there were also other reasons someone could say besides SCREAM.

            1) chucky and myers were already popular slasher icons

            2) chucky 3 failed cause it was released just 10 months or so after chucky 2 while bride of chucky was released 7-8 long years after part 3 and the chucky fans were excited about his new movie.

            3) Halloween 7 also marked the 20th anniversary of the original Halloween movie…..lamie lee Curtis returned after 17 long years and H20 was advertise as a direct sequel to Halloween part 2 ignoring the later sequels.

            so my friend as u see those franchises have their own agenda and reasons they succeeded in the 90s and SCREAM was just one of those reasons……NOT THE SOLE REASON but u mister never mentioned the reasons I stated above and u just sticked with the scream success reason that’s why we disagree on this.

            it’s simple…….you are right to include the other movies in your list…………NOT THE CHUCKY 4, H 7 MOVIES.

            Jason X was released just 3 years after chucky 4 and H 7 and failed completely with just 13,1 millions gross in USA when it should have grossed more with the dynamics SCREAM had a few years ago and here is the best part……Jason X failed in 2001 but 2 years later FvJ had the strongest box office in years the biggest from any F13 film besides the first film in adjusted for inflation and the biggest for any other NOES film.

            Should I say that what SCREAM did in the 90s and inspired new slashers FvJ did in next decade and was the reason for other slasher movies to emerge ?

            I DON’T THINK SO.

            And the problem with that article is that without any intention I believe from your part in a few words YOU DIMINISH GREAT SLASHER FRANCHISES LIKE CHILD’S PLAY AND HALLOWEEN ARE AND IT’S LIKE U SAY THEY CONTINUED TO EXIST CAUSE SCREAM SUCCEEDED IN 1996 AND IT WAS THE REASON WE HAD CHUCKY 4 AND H 7. Of course u clarified that u only mean they wouldn’t have made the way they did but the result is that u seem to regard SCREAM franchise much higher than those slashers and that’s wrong.

            1) SCREAM WILL NEVER BE LIKE FREDDY, JASON, CHUCKY, MYERS AND EVEN PINHEAD. GHOSTFACE IS NOWHERE NEAR THOSE LEGENDS.

            2) The only real great scream films were part 1 and 2 and part 3 was criticized in a negative way by many fans while part 4 bombed ending the franchise for good theatrical.

            SCREAM will be remembered for helping slashers get on their feet in mid 90s but the slashers will always be remembered is not ghostface killer but JASON….FREDDY…..MYERS……CHUCKY…….PINHEAD, .LEATHERFACE………ETC….ETC…………..MY GOD I EVEN REMEMBER WISHMASTER MORE THAN GHOSTFACE. AN UNDERRATED 4 FILM FRANCHISE SLASHER GEM FROM THE LATE 80S……….LOL

          • Nick Sousa

            I would have to argue just a couple of your points. Jamie Lee Curtis has very clearly explained that Scream is responsible for her choice to return for H20 so that in and of itself proves that it would not exist as it is were it not for Scream. That is a rock solid fact. I would also have to say that FvJ would not have been made without the success of Scream. Jason X is garbage and all of the Friday movies had been drastically declining in both quality and box office up until that point. FvJ was something that had been discussed for over a decade before it was made and I firmly believe that without the success of Scream it would have remained nothing more than an ungranted wish of horror fans. I think that without Scream we would likely have been stuck with direct to video quality renditions of Jason for quite some time until the franchise died for good or until someone else found a new way to reinvent it.
            If you remember Wishmaster more than ghostface then your taste is seriously in question.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            Hmm yeah without scream we wouldn’t have also….Frankenstein, Dracula, snowhite, star trek and no movies at all……….PEOPLE SEE WHO IS INSANE HERE.

            U compare freddy and Jason kings of all horror to……little pathetic ghostface killer ?

            dude from which asylum u escaped ?

            JASON, FREDDY are IMMORTALS. the real ghostface was that pathetic brother who wanted revenge as it was revealed in part 3 and at the end he was killed and with him the real scream franchise.

          • Nick Sousa

            I don’t know if I’ve ever seen such a strong combination of butthurt and utter stupidity all wrapped up in one moron. You want to bring up box office numbers but then fail to mention that the first 3 Scream movies are the top 3 ranking slasher films of all time. You’re obviously too dumb to get the point of the article or that anyone else has made. No one is talking about who’s a better slasher villain. That literally has nothing at all to do with the conversation. There is no denying that the success of the Scream series inspired all of the movies on this list and had a huge hand in them getting made the way they were. Even Scream 4 has outperformed all of the sequels of the early 90s and actually beat every single Child’s Play movie. Your claim that FvJ is the reason that the solo reboots got made is foolish at best. There has been almost nothing but remakes coming out since long before either of them. The Halloween and Texas Chainsaw remakes are more responsible for NOES and Friday the 13th getting rebooted. You’re just a simple minded clown. Go right on ahead crying about your idolization of vastly inferior films.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            Me crying ? I tell u what idiot. next year I got a new fresh F13 in theaters and a new fresh leatherface prequel movie NOT REMAKE but u are so dumb u think all are remakes…(god).
            WHAT U GOT NEXT YEAR ? WHEN U WILL GET A NEW SCREAM MOVIE ? NEVER……NOW WHO IS CRYING ASSHOLE ? ALL SLASHER FANS…….REAL ONES KNOW JASON AND FREDDY ARE THE KINGS OF SLASHER AND GHOSTFACE IS WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY…..BACK.

            Answer me this. if first 2 scream movies made so much money what happened and they stopped for so many years after part 3 and then bombed with part 4 and cancelled after part 4 ?

            WHERE IS THE SCREAM POWER TO HAVE MORE FILMS ?

            JASON WILL NOW HAVE HIS 13TH THEATRICAL MOVIE. CAUSE HE IS GOD ON EARTH IN SLASHERS AND MADE MORE THAN 800 MILLIONS ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION.

            U ONLY GOT 4 MOVIES AND U DID WELL IN BOX OFFICE CAUSE THE GHOSTFACE MOVIES ARE FOR KIDS……NOT REAL SLASHERS…..THEY ARE COMEDY HORROR…….AND YES CHUCKY WENT THAT WAY WITH PART 4 AND 5 BUT NOW IN PART 6 WE GOT THE OLD GOOD HORROR CHUCKY BACK. THANK GOD ENOUGH WITH COMEDY HORROR BULL.

            JASON // 13 MOVIES

            FREDDY // 9 MOVIES

            CHUCKY // 7 MOVIES (7nth is coming)

            PINHEAD // 10 MOVIES (4 theatrical)

            LEATHERFACE // 8 MOVIES

            WISHMASTER // 4 MOVIES

            SCREAM // 4 MOVIES.

            U are with…wishmaster……BUY BUY LOSER. U WERE ALIVE FOR MERELY 3 YEARS NOW GO WATCH MTV WITH KYLIE MINOGUE AND A FEW 5 YEAR OLD AND GET LOST.

            IN HERE WE ARE SERIOUS SLASHERS……I DON’T HAVE TIME TO LOSE WITH MORONS 5 YEAR OLD FEEBLE NMINDED.

            BOYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

            PRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

          • Nick Sousa

            It’s hard to talk to a dipshit who can barely form a sentence. Child’s Play 2 and 3 are absolute trash. The F13 reboot was one of the worst horror movies I’ve ever seen. Good luck with the next installment being any better. The Scream movies stopped after 3 because it was designed as a trilogy. 4 didn’t bomb either. It made more money than the majority of the sequels you keep defending. Quality over quantity. Watered down rehashing of the same tired crap over and over is nothing to be proud of. Jason Takes Manhattan? The Hellraiser movies have been pretty much crap since they went the direct to video route and Bloodline wasn’t a whole lot better. You can’t even keep your own logic and argument straight. You chastise Scream for being comedy horror but somehow you praise Bride of Chucky and FvJ? What do you call those, moron? It’s really pathetic how hard a time you’re having understanding simple concepts. You are definitely the absolute stupidest movie fan I’ve ever come across. Morons like you are the reason we keep getting so many shitty sequels and reboots instead of quality new ideas.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            NICK SOUSA thank you for your reply cause it proves that u are not a slasher fan. really dude in a few words u said……MOST OF JASON, CHUCKY, PINHEAD…..ETC…MOVIES WERE TRASH…CRAP…….AND ONLY THE SCREAM MOVIES WERE GOOD AND THOSE WHO WERE SIMILAR TO THEM.

            GUYS THAT GUY IS A TROLL…….HEY TROLL WHAT ARE U DOING HERE ? THIS SITE CALLED BLOODY-DISGUSTING.COM NOT KYLIE MINOGUE SLASHER FOR SCREAM BABYS LIKE YOU.COM……..LOL

            Child’s play movies 2,3 were trash ?

            I STOPED READING THERE.

            Scream ended cause it was a trilogy ? then why no 4 came ?
            maybe u forgot a new trilogy was planed but cancelled after part 4 bombed troll but u don’t say that don’t you ?

            And stop the lies part 4 made more money than chucky 4 and h 7.

            scream 4 made 38 millions and chucky 4 made 32 millions which is more adjusted to inflation as it sold more tickets in 1998 than scream 4 did years later. also H7 made like 55 millions in 1998 which are more even without adjusted gross.

            even f13 part 8 is not far behind scream 4 adjusted gross.

            really u must have a brain damage to still support A DEAD FRANCHISE.

            As for F13 2009 remake was a great entry for a remake. derek myers was a great Jason and crushed the box office with 40 millions a record for a slasher film in the O.W.

            next year Jason returns to his origins with a reboot-prequel and new box office records wait to be crushed.

            u still did not answered me. if scream was so good……WHY SCREAM 4 BOMBED COMPARED TO THE FIRST TRILOGY AS IT MADE LESS THAN HALF THE MONEY EVEN PART 3 DID AND WHY PARTS 5 AND 6 WERE CANCELLED ?

            E ? IF U HAVE THE GUTS ADMIT HERE AND NOW SCREAM AT THE END FAILED AND WAS PUT IN TO REST.

            WHERE IS WILLIAMSON NOW TO SAVE THE SERIES ?

            AHHHHHHHHH……..I HEARD HE HAD A CONFLICT AND LEFT………..EVERYONE ABANDONED THE SHIP……….BUT THE JASON SHIP NEVER SINKS.

            I WISH YOU HAPPY F13 VIEWING NEXT YEAR AS U WILL WATCH JASON TRIUMPH FOR ANOTHER TIME IN THE BIG SCREEN . LIFE IS TOUGH MEATBALL.

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            hey moron when u speak about FRIDAY THE 13TH u put salt in your mouth……COMPRENTE DUDE ?

            FRIDAY THE 13TH GROSSED MORE THAN HALF A BILLION DOLLARS BOX OFFICE IN AMERICA ALONE AND IN THEATERS ONLY.

            Of course there were bombs in box office like part 8,9,10 but then FvJ resurrected both franchises cause after FvJ the new F13 solo film in 2009 did nearly 70 millions in America and 100 millions global and the new freddy remake did more than 60 millions in USA and 90 worldwide.

            PEOPLE NEED JASON and FREDDY …………… who remembers ghostface now ? the mtv suckers ?

            YOU ALL WHO INSULT JASON, FREDDY AND THE OTHER SLASHER LEGENDS ARE A PIECE OF TRASH AND THE REASON I STILL USE MY BLOODY GREEK JASON MACETTE SHARP……AND READY WHEN IN NEED………LOL

            YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

            Little Jason whispers….

            “…….KILL THEM MOMMY…..KILL THEM ALL…….KILL THEM….”

            pamela Voorhees replies…..

            “I WILL JASON MY SWEET INNOCENT LITTLE CHILD……I WILL KILL THEM ALL”

            Freddy concludes

            “WELCOME TO MY HELL BITCH”

            A—HAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

  • Maxime C

    I Know What You Did Last Summer is awesome. Helen’s chase scene legendary.
    I loved Jody Lyn O’Keefe’s service elevator moment in H20…And come on, Joseph Gordon Levitt !
    Urban Legend was saved by Gayheart imo, and Tara Reid’s death scene actually is the top moment of the movie imo.

    Anyway… great list for us 90s kids, horrendous list for anyone born prior to that I think.

  • Luca Vasto

    bride of chucky and halloween h20 are the best

    • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

      yeah and they are way better than scream series and they would be made even without any scream movies. THEY ARE ABOVE SCREAM SERIES.

      • john

        They would not have been made. Period.

        No Scream, no Kevin Williamson, no H20.

        Bride of Chucky went so far as to steal Scream 2’s poster design.

        • James

          H20 would have most likely been made just not with Kevin. It would have been different for sure.

          • john

            Actually, Jaime Lee Curtis said viewing the love letter to Halloween that was Scream led her to wanting to return to the franchise and get Kevin involved.

            A Halloween 7 from an alt version of history does not equal Halloween H20.

            Look at where that franchise was after 6. Look at the state of slahers before Scream. No guarantee it would have ever been made. No guarantee it’s be a 20th anniversay sequel. Likely no Jamie Lee. Definitely lower budget– perhaps direct to video when you look at Dimension’s Dusk til Dawn, Crow & Hellraiser treatment.

          • James

            I never heard about Jamie watching scream before. Interesting.

          • john

            Yup. She hates scary movies so I remember she said she sat with a list of all the scary/jump parts and what happens.

            Halloween fueled Scream and then Scream repaid the favor.

      • REC03

        lol.

      • Nick Sousa

        You are insane. They are fun movies but not anywhere near the quality of Scream. Scream 3 is better than both of those put together. And there is absolutely no way either would have been made the way they were if not for the success of Scream and the way it infused a 90s sense of humor in with the slasher element. Before Scream horror movies were practically dead and the few that were being made couldn’t draw interest from any actors with even a modicum of star status. There is a good reason that Scream is credited with reinvigorating the genre. That is a well deserved accolade.

      • Luca Vasto

        look, i love Scream franchise, but i agree with you, Bride and H20 are better 😉

        • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

          Luca….now also don’t get me wrong….I also liked scream part 1 and 2 but I can’t stand idiots like souse coming here insulting the great slasher icons like freddy and Jason.
          OF COURSE bride and H20 were better……..we thank scream for the help it provided in a time slashers were in decline but scream was finished by part 3 and that’s that.

          • Luca Vasto

            totally agree with you 😉
            i love all four scream movies , my ranking from best to “wrost”:
            Scream
            Scream 4
            Scream 3
            Scream 2

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            Scream 1 was the best, part 2 was also very good sequel but part 3 marked the decline point as many fans thought of it and box office also showed a solid decline by part 3.
            part 4 was laughable for me to present that stupid girl as the ghostface killer….now can u imagine that beep girl placed among legend slasher killers like ROBERT ENGLUND…..AND KANE HODDER ?

            NUFF SAID…….

          • Luca Vasto

            imho, Emma Roberts was one of the best ghostface ever 😉

          • MAGLAVERAS VASILIOS

            Ghostface died at the end of part 3 and he was cindy’s brother.

  • Halloween_Vic

    First, I love this article. Second yes me being a child born in the 90’s these films were being played over and over on my VHS player. Honestly Scream is the best slasher film of the 90’s era period and is one of the best horror films in general in my opinion. Yes the films on the list were riding and trying to imitate the success of Scream, however Urban Legend, Cherry Falls are really good and fun and have some awesome chase scenes. I know what you did last summer was 2nd best of all tho so I agree with its ranking. As its own film not to look at it as a Scream imitation because the story isnt your typical slasher story. And yes Sarah Michelle’s chase scene is literally one of the best chase scenes ever. But back to Scream can’t believe it’s 20 years already I remember after watching Halloween when I was 6 my mom had me watch Scream and since then I’ve been obsessed, I love every sequel 1-4 still hoping and praying that we get a 5th film done by Kevin Williamson some day. And definitely wanna thank the late and great Mr. Craven for delivering such a classic and bad ass slasher franchise.

    • I swear i wrote this…but I didn’t. Is this real life..?

      • Halloween_Vic

        It’s like LSD it’s like this shit did not just happen…….

        • CUJO

          How excited are you about the next couple of months of theatrical horror movies? This is Chris from Inktel by the way.

          • Halloween_Vic

            Excited as hell man it’s a good year for horror!!! How have u been?

          • CUJO

            I’m good. I’m most excited for A CURE FOR WELLNESS, which looks like the the most original thing to come out this year. And I’m hoping that GET OUT is a serious Horror film, rather than a dark comedy like so many other black films.

            I’m still having trouble coming up with ideas for a story. What about you?

  • Halloween_Vic

    Halloween H20 is fucking gold so that stands on its own.

    • 24K

      • Halloween_Vic

        So playa!

  • Halloween_Vic

    Oh yes and The Faculty should be on this list. Yea not a serial killer slasher but definitely an awesome slasher/invasion film by far!

  • Cool read. These were the films that really cemented my love of the horror genre. I would also add the DTV Kolobos (1999) which is an awesome self referential slasher with a “Big Brother” setup.

  • THGrimm

    These films have that nostalgia button for me since I’m also a child of the 90s. Valentine was actually pretty fun and a movie my best friend and I watched a couple times as kids. I Know What You Did Last Summer is an amazing classic. I agree with all that The Faculty should be on this list. Heck, anyone feeling Disturbing Behavior?

  • AphroditeBoy

    IKWYDLS has one of my favorite casts ever in a horror movie.

  • Khy

    Haha other knock-offs- The Pool, Do You Wanna Know A Secret?, Cut, and Final Stab.
    I liked Cut(Molly Ringwald was in it lol) and Final Stab wasn’t so bad. Never saw the Pool and Do You Wanna Know A Secret was trash lol

  • Rob Rosado

    “Urban Legend”, “Final Destination”, and “Cherry Falls” should be topping this list but that’s just me. “IKWYDLS” is unbelievably silly, especially the last 20 minutes, but Helen’s chase scene is indeed one of the greats.

  • GoodGuyGoneWrong

    “IKWYDLS”
    I remember as I fell in love with Sarah Michelle Geller … and my brother with Jennifer :))))

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