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12 Creepy Christmas Movies To Watch ASAP

For when you're feeling a bit more Krampus than Claus.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community what their favorite creepy Christmas movies were to watch during the holidays. Here are their best suggestions.

1. The Nightmare Before Christmas, 1993

"Nightmare Before Christmas." — michalannh2
Disney

"Nightmare Before Christmas." — michalannh2

2. Krampus, 2015

"Krampus is pretty odd and creepy. It’s a go-to alternative Christmas movie." — kaeraa
Universal Pictures

"Krampus is pretty odd and creepy. It’s a go-to alternative Christmas movie." — kaeraa

3. Jack Frost, 1997

A-Pix Entertainment

4. A Christmas Horror Story, 2015

"A Christmas Horror Story — just watched it a week ago on Netflix. It's almost like Trick 'r Treat: four different stories being told at the same time and yes, Krampus is part of it." — Denise Fellin, Facebook
Copperheart Entertainment

"A Christmas Horror Story — just watched it a week ago on Netflix. It's almost like Trick 'r Treat: four different stories being told at the same time and yes, Krampus is part of it." — Denise Fellin, Facebook

5. Gremlins, 1984

"Gremlins!! Idk, it takes place during Christmas time so I’m calling it a Christmas movie." — maggier4c62a93d8
Amblin / Warner Bros.

"Gremlins!! Idk, it takes place during Christmas time so I’m calling it a Christmas movie." — maggier4c62a93d8

6. Rare Exports, 2010

"Rare Exports! A strange Finnish movie. I love that it captures the looming dread of Christmas... and also there is a herd of old, naked, bearded men. Yes...you read that correctly... a HERD of them!" — Alaire Mansell, Facebook
Cinet

"Rare Exports! A strange Finnish movie. I love that it captures the looming dread of Christmas... and also there is a herd of old, naked, bearded men.

Yes...you read that correctly... a HERD of them!" — Alaire Mansell, Facebook

7. Santa's Slay, 2005

"Santa’s Slay is fucking ridiculous and hilarious. Not creepy but a fun B-horror movie watch." — Samanthajadee
Media 8 Entertainment

"Santa’s Slay is fucking ridiculous and hilarious. Not creepy but a fun B-horror movie watch." — Samanthajadee

8. Black Christmas, 1974

"The remake is abominable, compared to the original. The original was directed by Bob Clark — he directed A Christmas Story! I watched the remake once out of curiosity and then tossed the DVD." — CalculusThief
Film Funding Ltd. of Canada

"The remake is abominable, compared to the original. The original was directed by Bob Clark — he directed A Christmas Story! I watched the remake once out of curiosity and then tossed the DVD." — CalculusThief

9. Silent Night, Deadly Night, 1984

"Silent Night, Deadly Night — it satisfies on SO MANY levels. It has great, suspenseful kills, decent acting, and an entertaining story. Perfect Christmas movie. Watching it is a tradition in our house." — CalculusThief
TriStar Pictures

"Silent Night, Deadly Night — it satisfies on SO MANY levels. It has great, suspenseful kills, decent acting, and an entertaining story. Perfect Christmas movie. Watching it is a tradition in our house." — CalculusThief

10. Scrooged, 1988

"Scrooged always freaked me out as a kid." — Brandie Stevenson, Facebook
Paramount Pictures

"Scrooged always freaked me out as a kid." — Brandie Stevenson, Facebook

11. A Christmas Carol, 2009

"A Christmas Carol is a bit messed up — at least the Jim Carrey animated version." — kaeraa
Disney

"A Christmas Carol is a bit messed up — at least the Jim Carrey animated version." — kaeraa

12. American Psycho, 2000

"American Psycho — not necessarily a 'Christmas' movie, but it is about a psycho serial killer during Christmas time. The holiday party scene is iconic. Greatest movie ever hands down, underrated Christmas film." — rachelkwish95
Am Psycho Productions

"American Psycho — not necessarily a 'Christmas' movie, but it is about a psycho serial killer during Christmas time. The holiday party scene is iconic. Greatest movie ever hands down, underrated Christmas film." — rachelkwish95

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