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The Best Horror Comedy Movies Ever Made

“What are the best Horror Comedy Movies Of All-Time?” We looked at 178 of the top Horror Comedies and ranked them so we could answer that very question!

The top 31 films, all appearing on 3 or more “Best Horror Comedy” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 125+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

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Top 31 Best Horror Comedy Movies



31 .) Army of Darkness

 Army of Darkness

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Inverse
  • Ranker

A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.




30 .) Cabin in the Woods

 Cabin in the Woods

Lists It Appears On:

  • Gemr
  • Inverse
  • Screen Rant

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.




29 .) Fido (2006)

 Fido (2006)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Ranker
  • Thought Co.

Timmy Robinson’s best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the family. A boy-and-his-dog movie for grown ups, “Fido” will rip your heart out.




28 .) Ghostbusters II

 Ghostbusters II

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Forbes
  • Ranker

Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.




27 .) Krampus

 Krampus

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Horror Media

A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.




26 .) Life After Beth

 Life After Beth

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Bustle

Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down…




25 .) Little Shop of Horrors

 Little Shop of Horrors

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Gemr
  • Paste Magazine

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik’s, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.




24 .) Night of the Comet (1984)

 Night of the Comet (1984)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Paste Magazine
  • Verbicide Magazine

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous “think tank,” karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.




23 .) Rubber

 Rubber

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Inverse
  • Screen Rant

In the California desert, the adventures of a telepathic killer-tire, mysteriously attracted by a very pretty girl, as witnessed by incredulous onlookers.




22 .) The Frighteners

 The Frighteners

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Bustle
  • Screen Rant

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his “special” gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.




21 .) Warm Bodies

 Warm Bodies

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Gemr
  • IFC

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.




20 .) Fright Night (1985)

 Fright Night (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Bustle
  • Complex
  • The Cinemaholic

Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige, is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent, famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandrige has set his sights on Charley’s girlfriend.




19 .) House (1986)

 House (1986)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • NYPL
  • Paste Magazine
  • Thought Co.

Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become more frequent, Cobb becomes aware that the house resents his presence.




18 .) Scary Movie (2000)

 Scary Movie (2000)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Horror Media
  • Ranker
  • Thought Co.

Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, including Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Matrix, American Pie and The Blair Witch Project.




17 .) The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

 The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Ranker
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!




16 .) Slither (2006)

 Slither (2006)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Inverse
  • Screen Rant
  • Thought Co.

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.




15 .) The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

 The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • Forbes
  • Horror Media
  • IFC
  • Refinery 29

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.




14 .) Dead Alive (1992)

 Dead Alive (1992)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Screen Rant
  • Thought Co.

When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove’s mother, she’s transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.




13 .) Gremlins (1984)

 Gremlins (1984)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • Forbes
  • IFC
  • Paste Magazine
  • Thought Co.

When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.




12 .) Re-Animator (1985)

 Re-Animator (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • Inverse
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Verbicide Magazine

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.




11 .) Scream (1996)

 Scream (1996)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Complex
  • Horror Media
  • IFC
  • Inverse
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29

A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the ‘rules’ of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.




10 .) Tremors (1990)

 Tremors (1990)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Forbes
  • Gemr
  • IFC
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Thought Co.

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town — despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who’s picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what’s responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.




9 .) An American Werewolf in London (1981)

 An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • IFC
  • Inverse
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • The Cinemaholic

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.




8 .) Ghostbusters (1984)

 Ghostbusters (1984)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • Forbes
  • Inverse
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Thought Co.

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting “ghostbusters” who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.




7 .) What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

 What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Bustle
  • Gemr
  • Inverse
  • Paste Magazine
  • Refinery 29
  • Screen Rant
  • The Cinemaholic

Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.




6 .) Young Frankenstein (1974)

 Young Frankenstein (1974)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Bustle
  • Gemr
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind.




5 .) Beetlejuice (1988)

 Beetlejuice (1988)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Bustle
  • Forbes
  • Gemr
  • Horror Media
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • The Cinemaholic

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he’s got a diabolical agenda of his own.




4 .) Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil

 Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Bustle
  • Gemr
  • Inverse
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Screen Rant

Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo’s West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.




3 .) Zombieland

 Zombieland

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Forbes
  • Gemr
  • Horror Media
  • IFC
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn’t have fears. If he did, he’d kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they’re about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.




2 .) Evil Dead 2 (1987)

 Evil Dead 2 (1987)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Complex
  • Forbes
  • Inverse
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Screen Rant
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda’s body.




1 .) Shaun of the Dead (2004)

 Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Babble Top
  • Box Office Mojo
  • Bustle
  • Complex
  • Forbes
  • Gemr
  • Horror Media
  • IFC
  • Inverse
  • Paste Magazine
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Screen Rant
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.




 


The 125+ Additional Best Comedy Horror Movies Of All-Time



 

#MoviesLists
32A Haunted HouseHorror Media
Box Office Mojo
33Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)Paste Magazine
Complex
34ArachnophobiaBox Office Mojo
Forbes
35Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2007)Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
36Bubba Ho-TepBox Office Mojo
Inverse
37Buffy the Vampire SlayerRanker
Box Office Mojo
38Critters (1985)Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
39Eight Legged Freaks (2002)Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
40Evil DeadIFC
Box Office Mojo
41Feast (2006)Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
42Hatchet (2007)Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
43HouseboundRefinery 29
Inverse
44Night of the Creeps (1986)Box Office Mojo
Complex
45Return of the Living DeadPaste Magazine
Box Office Mojo
46The Addams FamilyRanker
Bustle
47The Final GirlsScreen Rant
Refinery 29
48The Monster Squad (1987)Box Office Mojo
Complex
49The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)Babble Top
The Cinemaholic
50The Toxic AvengerRanker
IFC
51This Is the EndHorror Media
Ranker
52Tragedy Girls (2017)Box Office Mojo
Refinery 29
53A Haunted House 2Box Office Mojo
54A Million Little ThingsTV Guide
55An American Werewolf in ParisBox Office Mojo
56Bad Taste (1987)The Cinemaholic
57BagheadBox Office Mojo
58Basket Case (1982)The Cinemaholic
59Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)Film Keeday
60Bhoot Bungla (1965)Film Keeday
61Bhoothnath Returns (2014)Film Keeday
62Black Sheep (2007)Box Office Mojo
63Blood FestBox Office Mojo
64Boo! A Madea HalloweenBox Office Mojo
65Bordello of BloodBox Office Mojo
66Botched (2008)Thought Co.
67Bride of ChuckyBox Office Mojo
68Cabin FeverPaste Magazine
69CasperBustle
70Cemetary ManBox Office Mojo
71Chamatkar (1992)Film Keeday
72Class of Nuke ‘Em High (1986)
Verbicide Magazine
73Club DreadBox Office Mojo
74Creepshow (1982)Complex
75Critters 2: The Main CourseBox Office Mojo
76Dark ShadowsBox Office Mojo
77Dead Alive (or) Braindead (1992)The Cinemaholic
78Dead End (2003)Thought Co.
79Dead Sushi (Deddo Sushi)NYPL
80Death Becomes HerRanker
81DecoysBox Office Mojo
82Def by TemptationBox Office Mojo
83Demons (1985)The Cinemaholic
84Dr. Jekyll and Ms. HydeBox Office Mojo
85Dracula: Dead and Loving ItBox Office Mojo
86Drag Me To HellInverse
87Dylan Dog: Dead of NightBox Office Mojo
88Edward ScissorhandsBustle
89Filth to Ashes, Flesh to DustBox Office Mojo
90Fright Night (2011)Box Office Mojo
91Fright Night IIBox Office Mojo
92Game of ThronesTV Guide
93Ghostbusters (2016)Box Office Mojo
94Go Goa Gone (2013)Film Keeday
95Golmaal Again (2017)Film Keeday
96GoosebumpsBox Office Mojo
97Goosebumps 2: Haunted HalloweenBox Office Mojo
98Gremlins 2: The New BatchBox Office Mojo
99Haunted HoneymoonBox Office Mojo
100HausuInverse
101HeathersBustle
102Helldriver (Herudoraibā)NYPL
103Hello Brother (1999)Film Keeday
104Hocus PocusBustle
105Hot FuzzRanker
106House IIBox Office Mojo
107Hum Tum Aur Ghost (2010)Film Keeday
108I Know What You Did Last SummerRefinery 29
109Idle HandsBox Office Mojo
110Innocent BloodBox Office Mojo
111Jennifer’s BodyBox Office Mojo
112John Dies at the EndScreen Rant
113Khilona Bana Khalnayak (1993)Film Keeday
114Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)Thought Co.
115Knights of BadassdomBox Office Mojo
116Lake PlacidBox Office Mojo
117Leprechaun 3Screen Rant
118Lifetime GrossBox Office Mojo
119Mars Attacks!Ranker
120Meatball Machine (Mitoboru Mashin)NYPL
121Mom and DadRefinery 29
122Monster Beach PartyBox Office Mojo
123My Boyfriend’s BackBox Office Mojo
124My Name Is BruceBox Office Mojo
125Nanu Ki Jaanu (2018)Film Keeday
126National Lampoon’s Class ReunionBox Office Mojo
127Nightmare Before ChristmasBustle
128Once BittenBox Office Mojo
129PandemoniumPaste Magazine
130ParanormanBustle
131Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My NeckInverse
132ParentsBox Office Mojo
133PiercingRanker
134Piranha 3DScreen Rant
135Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesBox Office Mojo
136Psycho Beach PartyBox Office Mojo
137Range 15Box Office Mojo
138Rare Exports: A Christmas TaleInverse
139RepossessedBox Office Mojo
140Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988)Thought Co.
141Return of the Living Dead 2Box Office Mojo
142Santa’s Slay (2005)Thought Co.
143Scary Movie 2Box Office Mojo
144Scary Movie 3Box Office Mojo
145Scary Movie 4Box Office Mojo
146Scary Movie 5Box Office Mojo
147Scouts Guide to the Zombie ApocalypseBox Office Mojo
148Scream 2Screen Rant
149Scream QueensTV Guide
150Seed of ChuckyBox Office Mojo
151SharknadoHorror Media
152Snakes on a PlaneBox Office Mojo
153Stree (2018)Film Keeday
154Student BodiesBox Office Mojo
155Teen WolfBox Office Mojo
156Teen Wolf TooBox Office Mojo
157TeethBox Office Mojo
158The ‘burbsInverse
159The Cottage (2008)Thought Co.
160The Fearless Vampire KillersInverse
161The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, remade in 1986)
Verbicide Magazine
162The Lost Skeleton of CadavraBox Office Mojo
163The Love WitchBox Office Mojo
164The Selling of Scarry ManorGemr
165The Slumber Party MassacrePaste Magazine
166The Stuff (1985)
Verbicide Magazine
167The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)The Cinemaholic
168The Toxic Avenger Part IIBox Office Mojo
169The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of ToxieBox Office Mojo
170The VoicesRefinery 29
171TransylmaniaBox Office Mojo
172TrolljegerenInverse
173Twilight ZoneTV Guide
174Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea HalloweenBox Office Mojo
175Under WrapsBustle
176VampBox Office Mojo
177Vampire in BrooklynBox Office Mojo
178Vampires SuckBox Office Mojo

 


19 Best Comedy Horror Film Sources/Lists



Source Article
Babble Top 15 Horror Comedies To Watch Before Halloween
Box Office Mojo Horror Comedy Movies at the Box Office
Bustle The 17 Funniest Halloween Movies That Provide Laughs Instead Of
Complex The 15 Best Horror-Comedies Of All Time
Film Keeday Top 11 Best Bollywood Horror Comedy Movies for Fun and Chills
Forbes Top 10 Best Comedy Horror Movies Of All Time
Gemr The 11 Best Horror Comedy Movies You Have to See
Horror Media Best Horror Comedy Movies of All Time
IFC The 10 Best Horror Comedies
Inverse The 20 Greatest Horror Comedies Of All Time
NYPL 4 Japanese Comedy-Horror Films You Should Watch In 2015
Paste Magazine 20 Horror Comedies You Need to Watch :: Comedy :: Lists
Ranker Comedy Horror Movies | List of the Best Comedy Horror Films
Refinery 29 Best Horror Comedies, Scary Funny Movies Like Get Out
Screen Rant 15 Funniest Ever Horror Comedies
The Cinemaholic 15 Best Horror Comedy Movies of All Time
Thought Co. The Top 25 Horror Comedy Movies
TV Guide The Bloody Funniest Horror Comedies Ever Made
Verbicide Magazine 10 of the Funniest Horror-Comedy Movies of All Time

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