Freddy vs. Jason vs. Pinhead vs. Pennywise: These Are The Scariest Horror Film Villains of All Time

Freddy from ”Elm Street”. Jason from “Friday”. The Critters from “Critters” (maybe them not so much). The killers and ghouls who haunt the American horror filmscape are varied in origin, appearance, motivation, and method. They do however have one thing in common: Keeping us captivated and frightened by their grotesquerie and murderous intent. Many of these fiends, supernatural and otherwise, have become some of the most recognizable icons in all of cinema. Lets look at the five most terrifying of the lot.
Freddy vs. Jason vs. Pinhead vs. Pennywise: These Are The Scariest Horror Film Villains of All Time
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Freddy from ”Elm Street”. Jason from “Friday”. The Critters from “Critters” (maybe them not so much). The killers and ghouls who haunt the American horror filmscape are varied in origin, appearance, motivation, and method. They do however have one thing in common: Keeping us captivated and frightened by their grotesquerie and murderous intent. Many of these fiends, supernatural and otherwise, have become some of the most recognizable icons in all of cinema. Lets look at the five most terrifying of the lot.
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Honorable Mention

Chucky (Child’s Play) – A serial killer transfers his soul via voodoo ritual to a child’s doll in order to escape the police. You were scared.


Jason Voorhees (Friday The 13th Series) – He’s unstoppable, he’s deformed, and he’s got mother issues. They thought they sent him to hell, but in the future he went to outer space and got cybernetic upgrades.