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