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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.

Happy Scrolling!



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



 

# Movies Lists
32 A Haunted House Horror Media
Box Office Mojo
33 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) Paste Magazine
Complex
34 Arachnophobia Box Office Mojo
Forbes
35 Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2007) Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
36 Bubba Ho-Tep Box Office Mojo
Inverse
37 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ranker
Box Office Mojo
38 Critters (1985) Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
39 Eight Legged Freaks (2002) Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
40 Evil Dead IFC
Box Office Mojo
41 Feast (2006) Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
42 Hatchet (2007) Box Office Mojo
Thought Co.
43 Housebound Refinery 29
Inverse
44 Night of the Creeps (1986) Box Office Mojo
Complex
45 Return of the Living Dead Paste Magazine
Box Office Mojo
46 The Addams Family Ranker
Bustle
47 The Final Girls Screen Rant
Refinery 29
48 The Monster Squad (1987) Box Office Mojo
Complex
49 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Babble Top
The Cinemaholic
50 The Toxic Avenger Ranker
IFC
51 This Is the End Horror Media
Ranker
52 Tragedy Girls (2017) Box Office Mojo
Refinery 29
53 A Haunted House 2 Box Office Mojo
54 A Million Little Things TV Guide
55 An American Werewolf in Paris Box Office Mojo
56 Bad Taste (1987) The Cinemaholic
57 Baghead Box Office Mojo
58 Basket Case (1982) The Cinemaholic
59 Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) Film Keeday
60 Bhoot Bungla (1965) Film Keeday
61 Bhoothnath Returns (2014) Film Keeday
62 Black Sheep (2007) Box Office Mojo
63 Blood Fest Box Office Mojo
64 Boo! A Madea Halloween Box Office Mojo
65 Bordello of Blood Box Office Mojo
66 Botched (2008) Thought Co.
67 Bride of Chucky Box Office Mojo
68 Cabin Fever Paste Magazine
69 Casper Bustle
70 Cemetary Man Box Office Mojo
71 Chamatkar (1992) Film Keeday
72 Class of Nuke ‘Em High (1986)
Verbicide Magazine
73 Club Dread Box Office Mojo
74 Creepshow (1982) Complex
75 Critters 2: The Main Course Box Office Mojo
76 Dark Shadows Box Office Mojo
77 Dead Alive (or) Braindead (1992) The Cinemaholic
78 Dead End (2003) Thought Co.
79 Dead Sushi (Deddo Sushi) NYPL
80 Death Becomes Her Ranker
81 Decoys Box Office Mojo
82 Def by Temptation Box Office Mojo
83 Demons (1985) The Cinemaholic
84 Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde Box Office Mojo
85 Dracula: Dead and Loving It Box Office Mojo
86 Drag Me To Hell Inverse
87 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Box Office Mojo
88 Edward Scissorhands Bustle
89 Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust Box Office Mojo
90 Fright Night (2011) Box Office Mojo
91 Fright Night II Box Office Mojo
92 Game of Thrones TV Guide
93 Ghostbusters (2016) Box Office Mojo
94 Go Goa Gone (2013) Film Keeday
95 Golmaal Again (2017) Film Keeday
96 Goosebumps Box Office Mojo
97 Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Box Office Mojo
98 Gremlins 2: The New Batch Box Office Mojo
99 Haunted Honeymoon Box Office Mojo
100 Hausu Inverse
101 Heathers Bustle
102 Helldriver (Herudoraibā) NYPL
103 Hello Brother (1999) Film Keeday
104 Hocus Pocus Bustle
105 Hot Fuzz Ranker
106 House II Box Office Mojo
107 Hum Tum Aur Ghost (2010) Film Keeday
108 I Know What You Did Last Summer Refinery 29
109 Idle Hands Box Office Mojo
110 Innocent Blood Box Office Mojo
111 Jennifer’s Body Box Office Mojo
112 John Dies at the End Screen Rant
113 Khilona Bana Khalnayak (1993) Film Keeday
114 Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) Thought Co.
115 Knights of Badassdom Box Office Mojo
116 Lake Placid Box Office Mojo
117 Leprechaun 3 Screen Rant
118 Lifetime Gross Box Office Mojo
119 Mars Attacks! Ranker
120 Meatball Machine (Mitoboru Mashin) NYPL
121 Mom and Dad Refinery 29
122 Monster Beach Party Box Office Mojo
123 My Boyfriend’s Back Box Office Mojo
124 My Name Is Bruce Box Office Mojo
125 Nanu Ki Jaanu (2018) Film Keeday
126 National Lampoon’s Class Reunion Box Office Mojo
127 Nightmare Before Christmas Bustle
128 Once Bitten Box Office Mojo
129 Pandemonium Paste Magazine
130 Paranorman Bustle
131 Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck Inverse
132 Parents Box Office Mojo
133 Piercing Ranker
134 Piranha 3D Screen Rant
135 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Box Office Mojo
136 Psycho Beach Party Box Office Mojo
137 Range 15 Box Office Mojo
138 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Inverse
139 Repossessed Box Office Mojo
140 Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988) Thought Co.
141 Return of the Living Dead 2 Box Office Mojo
142 Santa’s Slay (2005) Thought Co.
143 Scary Movie 2 Box Office Mojo
144 Scary Movie 3 Box Office Mojo
145 Scary Movie 4 Box Office Mojo
146 Scary Movie 5 Box Office Mojo
147 Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse Box Office Mojo
148 Scream 2 Screen Rant
149 Scream Queens TV Guide
150 Seed of Chucky Box Office Mojo
151 Sharknado Horror Media
152 Snakes on a Plane Box Office Mojo
153 Stree (2018) Film Keeday
154 Student Bodies Box Office Mojo
155 Teen Wolf Box Office Mojo
156 Teen Wolf Too Box Office Mojo
157 Teeth Box Office Mojo
158 The ‘burbs Inverse
159 The Cottage (2008) Thought Co.
160 The Fearless Vampire Killers Inverse
161 The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, remade in 1986)
Verbicide Magazine
162 The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra Box Office Mojo
163 The Love Witch Box Office Mojo
164 The Selling of Scarry Manor Gemr
165 The Slumber Party Massacre Paste Magazine
166 The Stuff (1985)
Verbicide Magazine
167 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) The Cinemaholic
168 The Toxic Avenger Part II Box Office Mojo
169 The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie Box Office Mojo
170 The Voices Refinery 29
171 Transylmania Box Office Mojo
172 Trolljegeren Inverse
173 Twilight Zone TV Guide
174 Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Box Office Mojo
175 Under Wraps Bustle
176 Vamp Box Office Mojo
177 Vampire in Brooklyn Box Office Mojo
178 Vampires Suck Box 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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