There's no denying that Michael Myers is this generation's ultimate slasher. Movie fans got the chills with a relatively normal man, a knife, and a white mask. But are there other bad-ass killers that could beat Michael Myers in a slasher face-off? This list drops the names of his possible competition.
It, also known as Pennywise, is the main antagonist of the novel of the same name by Stephen King. He is a monster of unknown origins, in a dimension that is referred to as the "Macroverse". He mutilates, kills and feeds on children of Derry, Maine.
Freddy Krueger is a serial killer and the main antagonist of the original A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He is one of the most well-known slashers in cinema and is portrayed in the original film series by Robert Englund.
Ghostface is well-known as the killer in the Scream franchise and was named after a Halloween mask inspired by the Edvard Munch painting. Ghostface often called his victims on the phone, threatening them before stabbing them to death with an eight-inch hunting knife.
Jason Voorhees is the antagonist and centerpiece of the Friday the 13th franchise. He was born in the small town of Crystal Lake. While almost completely silent, this hockey-masked slasher is an undead and unstoppable killing machine.
Hannibal Lecter is a Lithuanian-American serial killer and is a fictional character in a series of suspense novels by Thomas Harris. Also called "Hannibal the Cannibal", he is notorious for consuming his victims.
Xenomorph is known as the main character from the "Alien" film series. The Xenomorphs are vicious predatory creatures with no higher goals than the propagation of their species and the destruction of any life that could pose a threat to them.
Victor Crowley is the main antagonist of the Hatchet franchise who boasts a 64 victim-total count. He is a physical but vengeful spirit who will kill any and all who are foolish enough to come to or even near his home or the island.
Harry Warden, also known as "The Miner" is the main antagonist of the 1981 slasher film My Bloody Valentine and its 2009 remake. After being trapped underground, he exacted revenge by killing with a pick-axe and placing hearts in candy boxes.
Ooops, you can't comment at this time. We can't wait to hear your voice again soon!
Engage, learn and share with a friendly community versed in a massive range of trending topics.