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21 Horror Movie–Inspired Tattoos You'll Be ~Dying~ To Get Inked

This one's for the diehard horror movie fans out there.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their horror movie–inspired ink. Here are the unnerving results.

1. This ink inspired by the original Halloween:

2. This Chucky portrait that will ~leave you in stitches~:


3. This watercolor rendition of Frankenstein:

4. This single red balloon that will send shivers down your spine:, Warner Bros. Pictures

"My most recent tattoo is a red balloon from It. My other tattoo is an homage to Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense."


5. This toothy Jaws tat:

6. This classic Ghostface mask with the single scariest line known to Scream fans:, Dimension Films

"I've had a fondness for horror movies my whole life, and Scream has always been my favorite franchise. I decided to finally get a tribute tattoo when Wes Craven passed away. It's the Ghostface mask along with the line, 'What's your favorite scary movie?'"



7. This grayscale portrait of Elsa Lanchester:, Universal Pictures

"Elsa Lanchester’s eight minutes on screen in the Bride of Frankenstein are probably some of the most iconic in all film. I've been a lifelong fan of horror and monsters, and she represents all that’s ghastly, yet beautiful, about the genre I love."


8. This chilling Silence of the Lambs–inspired set:

9. This quintessential pair inspired by Beetlejuice:

10. This paper boat you'd never want to see floating near your storm gutter:


11. This glove that could only belong to one slasher:

12. This unbelievably realistic portrait of Leatherface from Texas Chainsaw Massacre:

13. This menacing portrait of Norman Bates from Psycho:

14. This axe that will give you instant flashbacks to The Shining:


15. This memorable Critters moment tattoo:

16. This colorful tattoo of the Sandworm from Beetlejuice:

17. This Hostel pooch tattoo:, Lionsgate

"I have the bloodhound from the Hostel series. Immediately after seeing Hostel II, I knew that everyone gets what they deserve in the end. No matter what anyone has done to you, the universe will right itself."


18. This realistic scratch from Freddy Krueger's sharp claws:, New Line Cinema

"I’ve been a longtime horror movie fan, so it was only natural I got a tattoo in honor of my favorite character, Freddy Krueger."



19. This Evil Dead–inspired tattoo:, New Line Cinema

"This is my personal copy of the Necronomicon. The Evil Dead series is my all-time favorite franchise and launched my obsession with campy '80s horror."


20. This detailed skeleton tattoo inspired by Creepshow:

21. And finally, this portrait of Pennywise that will make your heart stop:

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Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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