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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.

RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdj. Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Scream Dim. $92,689,900 1,994 $5,908,900 1,413 12/20/96
2 Scream 2 Dim. $90,012,000 2,688 $29,483,100 2,663 12/12/97
3 Halloween CIP $82,551,300 - n/a - 10/25/78
4 Scream 3 Dim. $67,973,700 3,467 $26,469,700 3,467 2/4/00
5 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $64,995,400 2,524 $14,164,400 2,524 10/17/97
6 Friday the 13th (1980) Par. $60,740,300 - $8,886,600 1,100 5/9/80
7 Freddy Vs. Jason NL $56,314,900 3,014 $24,829,100 3,014 8/15/03
8 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre NL $54,909,200 3,018 $19,148,700 3,016 10/17/03
9 Friday the 13th Part III Par. $51,094,700 1,079 $13,149,900 1,079 8/13/82
10 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master NL $49,369,900 1,767 $12,833,400 1,765 8/19/88
11 Halloween: H20 Dim. $48,234,900 2,669 $14,185,800 2,607 8/7/98
12 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors NL $47,084,400 1,383 $9,334,800 1,343 2/27/87
13 Psycho II Uni. $45,307,900 1,488 $10,842,900 1,448 6/3/83
14 Friday the 13th: Final Chapter Par. $40,342,700 1,600 $13,679,400 1,594 4/13/84
15 Halloween II Uni. $37,749,600 - $11,009,000 1,211 10/30/81
16 Friday the 13th (2009) WB (NL) $35,812,100 3,105 $22,351,800 3,105 2/13/09
17 When a Stranger Calls Col. $34,921,400 - n/a - 9/28/79
18 Halloween (2007) MGM/W $34,810,800 3,475 $15,748,400 3,472 8/31/07
19 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $34,809,600 2,473 $14,477,000 2,443 11/13/98
20 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare NL $34,043,700 1,862 $12,658,500 1,862 9/13/91
21 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $33,541,900 614 $3,317,500 522 11/1/85
22 Child's Play UA $33,244,700 1,490 $6,584,000 1,377 11/11/88
23 Urban Legend Sony $33,075,600 2,257 $9,215,000 2,257 9/25/98
24 A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WB (NL) $32,608,600 3,332 $17,161,000 3,332 4/30/10
25 Friday the 13th Part 2 Par. $32,115,300 - $9,505,900 1,350 4/30/81
26 When a Stranger Calls SGem $30,031,400 3,004 $13,558,100 2,999 2/3/06
27 A Nightmare on Elm Street NL $30,000,500 380 $1,554,700 165 11/9/84
28 My Bloody Valentine 3-D LGF $28,398,600 2,534 $11,702,700 2,534 1/16/09
29 Bride of Chucky Uni. $28,065,200 2,467 $10,367,800 2,412 10/16/98
30 Child's Play 2 Uni. $27,693,000 2,017 $10,414,400 1,996 11/9/90
31 Candyman TriS $25,543,700 1,500 $5,352,200 1,251 10/16/92
32 Friday the 13th - Part V Par. $25,389,900 1,759 $9,300,000 1,759 3/22/85
33 Prom Night (2008) SGem $25,111,800 2,821 $11,909,200 2,700 4/11/08
34 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $24,795,900 2,820 $11,613,600 2,820 10/6/06
35 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child NL $22,950,100 1,902 $8,401,400 1,902 8/11/89
36 Prom Night Emb $22,606,900 - n/a - 8/15/80
37 Friday the 13th Part VI Par. $21,571,500 1,610 $7,478,700 1,610 8/1/86
38 Halloween: Resurrection Dim. $21,472,800 2,094 $8,695,500 1,954 7/12/02
39 House of Wax WB $20,559,500 3,111 $7,743,800 3,111 5/6/05
40 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Uni. $20,130,600 1,328 $8,853,600 1,297 10/22/82
41 Scream 4 W/Dim. $19,469,400 3,314 $9,531,600 3,305 4/15/11
42 Friday the 13th Part VII Par. $19,170,000 1,796 $8,245,000 1,796 5/13/88
43 Visiting Hours Fox $18,535,100 1,176 $7,339,500 1,176 5/28/82
44 Psycho (1998) Uni. $18,472,200 2,489 $8,791,200 2,477 12/4/98
45 Halloween II (2009) W/Dim. $18,379,200 3,088 $9,007,600 3,025 8/28/09
46 Wes Craven's New Nightmare NL $17,787,200 1,873 $6,555,500 1,850 10/14/94
47 Texas Chainsaw 3D LGF $17,776,500 2,659 $11,255,600 2,654 1/4/13
48 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Gal. $17,768,800 1,692 $6,831,300 1,679 10/21/88
49 Shocker Uni. $17,138,500 1,795 $4,670,100 1,783 10/27/89
50 Urban Legends: Final Cut Sony $16,370,500 2,539 $6,485,700 2,539 9/22/00
51 Psycho III Uni. $16,043,000 1,408 $3,587,600 1,408 7/4/86
52 Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday NL $15,819,600 1,355 $7,497,500 1,355 8/13/93
53 Friday the 13th Part VIII Par. $14,849,800 1,683 $6,471,800 1,683 7/28/89
54 Valentine WB $14,801,900 2,310 $7,279,400 2,310 2/2/01
55 Child's Play 3 Uni. $14,604,900 2,130 $5,583,100 2,126 8/30/91
56 April Fool's Day Par. $14,343,700 1,202 $3,737,500 1,202 3/28/86
57 Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Dim. $14,282,600 1,679 $6,905,300 1,679 9/29/95
58 National Lampoon's Class Reunion Fox $14,055,300 1,125 $4,314,800 1,121 10/29/82
59 The House on Sorority Row FVI $13,837,000 153 $805,900 153 1/21/83
60 Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Gram. $13,171,300 1,605 $5,713,200 1,605 3/17/95
61 Deadly Blessing MGM $12,239,900 - n/a - 8/14/81
62 Halloween 5 Gal. $12,052,800 1,495 $5,273,000 1,483 10/13/89
63 Seed of Chucky Rog. $11,306,600 2,062 $5,807,300 2,061 11/12/04
64 Wrong Turn Fox $10,509,300 1,615 $3,518,000 1,615 5/30/03
65 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W $9,938,100 1,544 $2,336,300 1,544 12/25/06
66 The Hitcher (2007) Rog. $9,840,700 2,836 $4,670,500 2,831 1/19/07
67 Motel Hell MGM $9,690,800 - $2,940,800 757 10/24/80
68 See No Evil LGF $9,432,800 1,270 $2,874,600 1,257 5/19/06
69 Jason X NL $9,282,200 1,879 $4,703,500 1,878 4/26/02
70 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Can. $8,891,200 1,474 $3,126,700 1,474 8/22/86
71 My Bloody Valentine (1981) Par. $8,385,600 - n/a - 2/11/81
72 Dr. Giggles Uni. $8,322,400 1,683 $2,688,600 1,681 10/23/92
73 Student Bodies Par. $7,636,700 - $2,339,100 628 8/7/81
74 My Soul to Take Uni. $7,622,600 2,572 $3,510,800 2,572 10/8/10
75 He Knows You're Alone MGM $7,449,100 - $1,144,100 279 8/29/80
76 Sorority Row Sum. $6,566,800 2,665 $2,787,600 2,665 9/11/09
77 The Hitcher TriS $6,475,000 794 $2,364,300 794 2/21/86
78 Cry Wolf Rog. $6,442,400 1,789 $2,839,300 1,789 9/16/05
79 Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III NL $5,602,000 1,107 $2,615,700 1,107 1/12/90
80 Popcorn Stu3 $4,105,100 1,055 $2,502,500 1,055 2/1/91
81 976-Evil NL $3,060,200 251 $822,100 251 3/24/89
82 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $3,047,600 398 $1,752,600 398 11/9/84
83 Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II Gold. $2,820,800 343 $958,000 343 10/16/87
84 The Horror Show MGM $1,800,200 444 $800,600 444 4/28/89
85 Eyes of a Stranger WB $1,653,800 - $808,300 180 3/27/81
86 Return to Horror High NW $1,250,600 227 $208,700 227 1/9/87
87 Slumber Party Massacre 3 Conc $1,207,700 81 $262,500 81 9/7/90
88 Maniac Cop SGE $671,400 50 $188,300 50 5/13/88
89 Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Lions $168,600 27 $26,700 27 9/22/95
90 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation Lions $168,600 23 $47,600 23 8/29/97
91 Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil Magn. $117,500 44 $27,400 30 9/30/11
92 Hatchet Anch. $104,700 93 $60,000 93 9/7/07
93 Deadtime Noct. $81,000 18 $15,300 18 5/11/12
94 Chain Letter NFC $71,200 406 $71,200 406 10/1/10
95 Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Anch. $41,300 72 $23,000 72 3/16/07
96 Holla II RR $20,400 6 $18,400 6 4/19/13
97 Silent Night Anch. $7,400 11 $5,000 11 11/30/12
98 Stage Fright (2014) Magn. $3,500 11 $1,800 11 5/9/14
99 Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan CP $1,700 3 $400 2 5/31/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$2,117,442,900----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$21,388,3001,415$6,531,7001,450-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$1,741,220,300----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$25,988,4002,045$8,925,6001,968-



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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Friday the 13th Part 2 in 3D WB TBD
Halloween 3D W/Dim. TBD
Friday the 13th (2016) Par. TBD