Get comfortable this merry season with these not-so-merry Christmas horror movies, for times you need to put a little Krampus in your Christmas cheer. Deck your living-room with boughs of blood-soaked holly, la, la, la, la, la, la.
SANTA’S SLAY (2005)
It turns out Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is of he just can’t wait to stop the giving and start killing.
BLACK CHRISTMAS (2006)
An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins murdering the sisters one by one.
A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopathic security guard after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
SILENT NIGHT ZOMBIE NIGHT (2009)
A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead.
RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE (2010)
On Christmas Eve in Finland, Santa Claus is unearthed in an archaeological dig. Soon after, children start disappearing.
SAINT (2010) Original title Sint
Father Christmas is a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5.
A CADAVER CHRISTMAS (2011)
A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this unconventional band of heroes are the only hope the world has against an army of living corpses that are quickly recruiting new members.
SILENT NIGHT (2012)
The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home. All hell breaks loose as beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own.
A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY (2015)
Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host.