This is my list of the 31 iconic horror film characters. You can tell me yours in the comments below.
- The order of the characters is more of who I like less to most, or something like that.
31) Cesare- Dr. Caligari (1920)
I like this dude. He is one of the character of what mostly calls the first horror film ever made… I’m not gonna give you more details because I don’t want to give spoilers.
30) Count Orlok – Nosferatu (1922)
If you want to give a look to this classic vampire, you can watch it on youtube.
29) Ash – Evil dead Franchise (1981)
Groovy! I put it #29 just because he is not a horror film villain, but he is the face of this good horror franchise.
28) “The Monster ” -Frankenstein (1931)
Yes, His name is not Frankenstein. But the first thing that came in mind when you hear the name is him.
27) Inhotep- The Mummy (1932)
played by the same actor as the monster in Frankenstein, Boris Karloff.
26) Pinhead- Hellraiser (1987)
Honestly not a big fan of him but he have to be here.
25) The Wolfman – The Wolfman (1941)
No Benicio Del Toro movie.
24) Bruce ( Shark) – Jaws (1975)
The first blockbuster villain was a shark so badass he even eat the director.
23) Ghostface – Scream (1996)
Remember the days when I saw this movies as a kid and was motivated to make a movie about it. Yes, I’m a weirdo.
22) Chucky- Child’s Play (1988)
You know him.
21) Annie Wilkes – Misery (1990)
I recently watched this movie and she give me creepiness. Katy Bates also won the Oscar for this role.
20) Pamela Voorhees – Friday the 13th (1980)
Jason’s mother always want the best for his son.
19) Annabelle – The Conjuring (2013)
18) The Creeper – Jeepers Creeper (2001)
17) Samara- The Ring (2002)
In 7 days she will appear on your T.V. , Nice to meet you.
16) The Thing- The Thing (1982)
If someone knows if it have another name , let me know.
15) Jigsaw – Saw (2004)
“Let’s play a game”
14) Damien – The Omen (1976)
ladies and gentlemen , the son of the devil.
13) Hannibal Lecter- The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
“On a similar note I must confess to you, I’m giving very serious thought… to eating your wife. ” An Oscar winning performance to Anthony Hopkins.
12. Dracula- Dracula (1931)
The most iconic vampire ever and everyone know who is he.
11) The Nun- The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Why she? Because she scares the shit out of me few month ago.
10) Leather face – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
I’m thinking right now if he is supposed to be #10? Well let’s continue.
9)Pennywise – IT (1990)
The clown paranoia is the hype of the recent months and many people fear clowns because of him.
8) Norman Bates – Psycho (1960)
One of my favorite characters and one of the best films of all time. No one loves mother more than him.
7) Jack Torrance – The Shinning (1980)
“Here’s Johnny” !
6) Alien- Alien (1979)
I didn’t add Ripley as I did with Ash because I consider her as an action icon but she is part of this too.
5) Zombies- Night of The Living Dead (1968)
Thanks for the zombie genre, George A. Romero.
4) Regan/Demon – The Exorcist (1973)
The Nightmare of millions. Linda Blair receive an Oscar nomination for her performance.-
3) Michael Myers – Halloween (1978)
He own Halloween… and he is not Jason, stop confusing them!
2) Freddy Krueger – A nightmare on elm street (1984)
Once you fall sleep you’re done. Robert Englund is Krueger forever.
1) Jason Voorhees – Friday the 13 franchise.
Jason have no chill. It’s my personal favorite but I know for sure he is in the top 3