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Old 01-17-09, 09:41 PM
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Favorite slasher films?

Since My Bloody Valentine 3-D was just released....
I'm curious,what are some of your all time favorite slasher films?

Here's most of mine:

Alone in the Dark (82)
Black Christmas (74)
The Burning
Happy Birthday to Me
Hatchet
The Initiation
Inside
Intruder
High Tension
Maniac
My Bloody Valentine (original)
The New York Ripper
Pieces
The Prowler
Terror Train
Scream
Sleepaway Camp
Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers
Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland
Texas Chain Saw Massacre (74)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (03)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (06)
Halloween (78)
Halloween 2
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Halloween H2O
Nightmare on Elm Street
Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child
New Nightmare
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th Part 2
Friday the 13th Part 3
Friday the 13th Part 4: The Final Chapter
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
Old 01-17-09, 09:49 PM
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

1. Friday the 13th
2. Halloween
3. Prom Night
4. My Bloody Valentine (81)
5. Happy Birthday to Me
6. Black Christmas (74)
7. Final Exam
8. The Burning
9. Graduation Day
10. Hell Night
11. Terror Train
12. Sleepaway Camp
13. Curtains
14. House on Sorority Row
15. The Funhouse
16. Slumber Party Massacre
16. The Prowler
17. Pieces
18. Maniac
19. Alone in the Dark (82)
20. April Fools Day
Old 01-17-09, 10:51 PM
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
Friday the 13th Part IV
The Prowler
Pieces
Bloody Moon
Sleepaway Camp
The Burning
Bay of Blood
Man Bites Dog (?)

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Old 01-17-09, 10:56 PM
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Halloween
F 13th
Pieces
Prowler
The Burning
Alone in the Dark
Funhouse
Black Christmas

There's so many I could be here for hours listing them. My favorite genre is horror and growing up in the 70's and 80's I've seen my fair share.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Chainsaw ('74)
Black Christmas (The Original)
Halloween II (Yes, II)
F13th II-V (Yes, V)
The Burning
Slaughter Hotel

I see that everyone else has The Prowler on their list. It would be nice to see this movie, but Netflix has had this OOP,Discontinued,or whatever, for over 4 years now.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Friday The 13th VI: Jason Lives & Scream have always been my favorites. I also liked the Texas Chainsaw remake.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

And what's your point?
One was a top 10 list for teen slashers from ANOTHER site....
And the other was asking if you liked the sub-genre but not exactly listing much.
They all seem to talk about the same sub-genre but they are different threads.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

My 5 favorites in no order

Halloween II - 1981 (one of the most suspenseful slasher flicks ever made)
The Burning (has a badass killer mixed with a very fun yet eerie camp setting)
Sleepaway Camp (one of the most shocking movie endings ever, need I say more ?)
Slaughter High (its got Harry Manfredini music and some of the most awesome kills in it)
The Initiation (Happy Birthday To Me ripoff which improved on so many aspects)

I own 99% of the ones listed in this thread on DVD but have yet to watch most of them or just need to rewatch some of them which I have not seen in a good 15 years or so. Im easily pleased with a good fun slasher flick so Ill be adding quite a few favorites soon !
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Originally Posted by mondo kane
halloween ii (yes, ii)
1981
Old 08-29-09, 02:59 PM
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

A lot...

F13th 1-4, 6, 7, 10
Halloween 1-4, 7
The Burning
Sleepaway Camp 1-3
Girls Nite Out
Just Before Dawn
Black X-mas ('74)
Stepfather 1, 2
Terror Train
Maniac
Pieces
Whatever Happened to Solange?
Torso
Bay of Blood
Deep Red
Tenebre
Trick or Treat
High Tension
Hatchet

.... and probably a lot more I'm forgetting at the moment.

Shit like this is really starting to irritate the fuck out of me. Post a reply to the topic at hand, or don't. I'm getting sick of all of these thread archaeologists digging up shit to prove - what? - that someone else asked it first? Or a different way? Seriously.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Phantasm
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Originally Posted by arminius
Phantasm
phantasm is not a slasher film.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

High Tension... even though the plot was fucking idiotic and metaphysically impossible, the look, feel, and suspense are perfection
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Uh...I watch so little of them. I've yet to see the original Halloween, though I've seen the remake. I'm still waiting to get that 2 disc Halloween (78). Anyway...I'll say...Texas Chainsaw Massacre ('74)
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

how many people have to die in a movie for it to be considered a slaher film? looking fwd to making a list but I don't want to mis-list anything.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Halloween (1978)
Psycho (1960)
Scream (1996)
Road Games (1981)
Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers (1988)
Terror Train (1980)
April Fool's Day (1986)
Intruder (1989)
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Student Bodies (1981)
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Low budget but Fangorias "Slashers".
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Originally Posted by riotinmyskull
phantasm is not a slasher film.
Why not? There are blades stabbing in it.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Originally Posted by arminius
Why not? There are blades stabbing in it.
there's stabbing in saving private ryan...is that a slasher?
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

I agree with you riot, Phantasm is NOT a slasher.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

What, no mention of Frontier(s)?
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Friday the 13th- Any of them
Black Christmas -The Original
Scream
Halloween

Picked up several in the past year but haven't had a chance to sit down and watch all of them.
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

Originally Posted by riotinmyskull
phantasm is not a slasher film.
Yep, and neither are gialli.

Black Christmas - my favorite horror film.
The Redeemer
Haute Tension
The Initiation
Night Warning
Sleepaway Camp
Final Exam
Shallow Grave
Next of Kin
Deadly Blessing
The Funhouse
The Burning
The Prowler
Pieces
Friday the 13th parts 5, 4 and 3 in that order.
Mirage
Curtains
The Ghost Dance
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Re: Favorite slasher films?

I am not a big fan of this genre, but I have to say that enjoyed Scream alot. I did like Nightmare on Elm Street II too when it first came out.
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Scream
F13 (original)
Halloween (Original)
April Fools Day (Original)
Child's Play

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