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Genres

Horror - Slasher

1978-Present
Note: Many slasher movies from the '70s and '80s have no box office records, and, hence, do not appear on this chart.



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 98 Stage Fright (2014) Magn. $7,078 11 $3,562 11 5/9/14
2 99 Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan CP $3,287 3 $775 2 5/31/13
3 96 Holla II RR $41,537 6 $37,444 6 4/19/13
4 25 Texas Chainsaw 3D LGF $34,341,945 2,659 $21,744,470 2,654 1/4/13
5 97 Silent Night Anch. $14,567 11 $9,780 11 11/30/12
6 93 Deadtime Noct. $156,072 18 $30,240 18 5/11/12
7 89 Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil Magn. $223,838 44 $52,843 30 9/30/11
8 20 Scream 4 W/Dim. $38,180,928 3,314 $18,692,090 3,305 4/15/11
9 58 My Soul to Take Uni. $14,744,435 2,572 $6,842,220 2,572 10/8/10
10 94 Chain Letter NFC $138,788 406 $138,788 406 10/1/10
11 8 A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WB (NL) $63,075,011 3,332 $32,902,299 3,332 4/30/10
12 66 Sorority Row Sum. $11,965,282 2,665 $5,059,802 2,665 9/11/09
13 26 Halloween II (2009) W/Dim. $33,392,973 3,088 $16,349,565 3,025 8/28/09
14 7 Friday the 13th (2009) WB (NL) $65,002,019 3,105 $40,570,365 3,105 2/13/09
15 11 My Bloody Valentine 3-D LGF $51,545,952 2,534 $21,241,456 2,534 1/16/09
16 16 Prom Night (2008) SGem $43,869,350 2,821 $20,804,941 2,700 4/11/08
17 92 Hatchet Anch. $175,281 93 $100,358 93 9/7/07
18 9 Halloween (2007) MGM/W $58,272,029 3,475 $26,362,367 3,472 8/31/07
19 95 Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Anch. $69,136 72 $38,500 72 3/16/07
20 50 The Hitcher (2007) Rog. $16,472,961 2,836 $7,818,239 2,831 1/19/07
21 51 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W $16,273,581 1,544 $3,723,364 1,544 12/25/06
22 19 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $39,517,763 2,820 $18,508,228 2,820 10/6/06
23 55 See No Evil LGF $15,032,800 1,270 $4,581,233 1,257 5/19/06
24 13 When a Stranger Calls SGem $47,860,214 3,004 $21,607,203 2,999 2/3/06
25 70 Cry Wolf Rog. $10,047,674 1,789 $4,428,209 1,789 9/16/05
26 30 House of Wax WB $32,064,800 3,111 $12,077,236 3,111 5/6/05
27 48 Seed of Chucky Rog. $17,083,732 2,062 $8,774,520 2,061 11/12/04
28 5 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre NL $80,571,655 3,018 $28,094,014 3,016 10/17/03
29 4 Freddy Vs. Jason NL $82,622,655 3,014 $36,428,066 3,014 8/15/03
30 53 Wrong Turn Fox $15,418,790 1,615 $5,161,498 1,615 5/30/03
31 31 Halloween: Resurrection Dim. $30,354,442 2,094 $12,292,121 1,954 7/12/02
32 64 Jason X NL $13,121,555 1,879 $6,649,006 1,878 4/26/02
33 43 Valentine WB $20,384,136 2,310 $10,024,648 2,310 2/2/01
34 40 Urban Legends: Final Cut Sony $21,468,807 2,539 $8,505,513 2,539 9/22/00
35 3 Scream 3 Dim. $89,143,175 3,467 $34,713,342 3,467 2/4/00
36 41 Psycho (1998) Uni. $21,456,130 2,489 $10,031,850 2,477 12/4/98
37 17 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $40,002,112 2,473 $16,520,038 2,443 11/13/98
38 29 Bride of Chucky Uni. $32,383,850 2,467 $11,830,855 2,412 10/16/98
39 21 Urban Legend Sony $38,072,438 2,257 $10,515,444 2,257 9/25/98
40 10 Halloween: H20 Dim. $55,041,738 2,669 $16,187,724 2,607 8/7/98
41 2 Scream 2 Dim. $101,363,301 2,688 $32,926,342 2,663 12/12/97
42 6 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $72,586,134 2,524 $15,818,645 2,524 10/17/97
43 90 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation Lions $185,898 23 $53,111 23 8/29/97
44 1 Scream Dim. $103,046,663 1,994 $6,354,586 1,413 12/20/96
45 54 Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Dim. $15,116,634 1,679 $7,308,529 1,679 9/29/95
46 91 Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Lions $185,898 27 $28,235 27 9/22/95
47 62 Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Gram. $13,940,383 1,605 $6,046,825 1,605 3/17/95
48 46 Wes Craven's New Nightmare NL $18,090,181 1,873 $6,667,118 1,850 10/14/94
49 52 Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday NL $15,935,068 1,355 $7,552,190 1,355 8/13/93
50 71 Dr. Giggles Uni. $8,403,433 1,683 $2,714,815 1,681 10/23/92
51 34 Candyman TriS $25,792,310 1,500 $5,404,320 1,251 10/16/92
52 23 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare NL $34,872,033 1,862 $12,966,525 1,862 9/13/91
53 56 Child's Play 3 Uni. $14,960,255 2,130 $5,718,940 2,126 8/30/91
54 80 Popcorn Stu3 $4,205,000 1,055 $2,563,365 1,055 2/1/91
55 33 Child's Play 2 Uni. $28,501,605 2,017 $10,718,520 1,996 11/9/90
56 85 Slumber Party Massacre 3 Conc $1,242,995 81 $270,135 81 9/7/90
57 76 Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III NL $5,765,562 1,107 $2,692,087 1,107 1/12/90
58 49 Shocker Uni. $16,554,699 1,795 $4,510,990 1,783 10/27/89
59 67 Halloween 5 Gal. $11,642,254 1,495 $5,093,428 1,483 10/13/89
60 37 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child NL $22,168,359 1,902 $8,115,176 1,902 8/11/89
61 61 Friday the 13th Part VIII Par. $14,343,976 1,683 $6,251,310 1,683 7/28/89
62 84 The Horror Show MGM $1,738,897 444 $773,348 444 4/28/89
63 81 976-Evil NL $2,955,917 251 $794,049 251 3/24/89
64 27 Child's Play UA $33,244,684 1,490 $6,583,963 1,377 11/11/88
65 47 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Gal. $17,768,757 1,692 $6,831,250 1,679 10/21/88
66 12 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master NL $49,369,899 1,767 $12,833,403 1,765 8/19/88
67 45 Friday the 13th Part VII Par. $19,170,001 1,796 $8,245,038 1,796 5/13/88
68 88 Maniac Cop SGE $671,382 50 $188,348 50 5/13/88
69 82 Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II Gold. $2,683,519 343 $911,351 343 10/16/87
70 15 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors NL $44,793,222 1,383 $8,880,555 1,343 2/27/87
71 86 Return to Horror High NW $1,189,709 227 $198,533 227 1/9/87
72 73 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Can. $8,025,872 1,474 $2,822,439 1,474 8/22/86
73 44 Friday the 13th Part VI Par. $19,472,057 1,610 $6,750,837 1,610 8/1/86
74 59 Psycho III Uni. $14,481,606 1,408 $3,238,400 1,408 7/4/86
75 65 April Fool's Day Par. $12,947,763 1,202 $3,373,779 1,202 3/28/86
76 75 The Hitcher TriS $5,844,868 794 $2,134,214 794 2/21/86
77 32 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $29,999,213 614 $2,865,475 522 11/1/85
78 38 Friday the 13th - Part V Par. $21,930,418 1,759 $8,032,883 1,759 3/22/85
79 36 A Nightmare on Elm Street NL $25,504,513 380 $1,271,000 165 11/9/84
80 83 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $2,491,460 398 $1,432,800 398 11/9/84
81 28 Friday the 13th: Final Chapter Par. $32,980,880 1,600 $11,183,148 1,594 4/13/84
82 24 Psycho II Uni. $34,725,000 1,488 $8,310,244 1,448 6/3/83
83 68 The House on Sorority Row FVI $10,604,986 153 $617,661 153 1/21/83
84 69 National Lampoon's Class Reunion Fox $10,054,150 1,125 $3,086,525 1,121 10/29/82
85 60 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Uni. $14,400,000 1,328 $6,333,259 1,297 10/22/82
86 22 Friday the 13th Part III Par. $36,690,067 1,079 $9,406,522 1,079 8/13/82
87 63 Visiting Hours Fox $13,258,670 1,176 $5,250,157 1,176 5/28/82
88 35 Halloween II Uni. $25,533,818 - $7,446,508 1,211 10/30/81
89 72 Deadly Blessing MGM $8,279,042 - n/a - 8/14/81
90 78 Student Bodies Par. $5,165,432 - $1,582,148 628 8/7/81
91 39 Friday the 13th Part 2 Par. $21,722,776 - $6,429,784 1,350 4/30/81
92 87 Eyes of a Stranger WB $1,118,634 - $546,724 180 3/27/81
93 77 My Bloody Valentine (1981) Par. $5,672,031 - n/a - 2/11/81
94 74 Motel Hell MGM $6,342,668 - $1,924,776 757 10/24/80
95 79 He Knows You're Alone MGM $4,875,436 - $748,824 279 8/29/80
96 57 Prom Night Emb $14,796,236 - n/a - 8/15/80
97 18 Friday the 13th (1980) Par. $39,754,601 - $5,816,321 1,100 5/9/80
98 42 When a Stranger Calls Col. $21,411,158 - n/a - 9/28/79
99 14 Halloween CIP $47,000,000 - n/a - 10/25/78
TOTAL (All Movies):$2,347,186,499----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$23,708,9551,415$8,041,1481,527-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$2,095,229,909----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$31,272,0882,045$11,055,8001,968-



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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Friday the 13th (2015) Par. 11/13/15
Friday the 13th Part 2 in 3D WB TBD
Halloween 3D W/Dim. TBD