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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.

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:

buzzfeed.com, Compass International Pictures

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

3. This watercolor rendition of Frankenstein:

buzzfeed.com, Universal Pictures

4. This single red balloon that will send shivers down your spine:

buzzfeed.com, 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."

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5. This toothy Jaws tat:

buzzfeed.com, Universal Pictures

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

buzzfeed.com, 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?'"

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7. This grayscale portrait of Elsa Lanchester:

buzzfeed.com, 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."

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

buzzfeed.com, Orion Pictures

9. This quintessential pair inspired by Beetlejuice:

buzzfeed.com, Warner Bros.

“'I’m the ghost with the most, babe.' —Beetlejuice”

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

buzzfeed.com, Warner Bros. Pictures

"This is inspired by It."

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

buzzfeed.com, New Line Cinema

"'Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep!' —Nancy Thompson"

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

buzzfeed.com, Bryanston Pictures

13. This menacing portrait of Norman Bates from Psycho:

buzzfeed.com, Paramount Pictures

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

buzzfeed.com, Warner Bros.

"I got a small axe above my ankle about a year ago in honor of The Shining."

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15. This memorable Critters moment tattoo:

buzzfeed.com, New Line Cinema

"My best friend and I got matching Critters tattoos!"

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16. This colorful tattoo of the Sandworm from Beetlejuice:

buzzfeed.com, Warner Bros.

17. This Hostel pooch tattoo:

buzzfeed.com, 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."

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18. This realistic scratch from Freddy Krueger's sharp claws:

buzzfeed.com, 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."

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19. This Evil Dead–inspired tattoo:

buzzfeed.com, 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."

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20. This detailed skeleton tattoo inspired by Creepshow:

buzzfeed.com, Laurel Entertainment

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

buzzfeed.com, Warner Bros. Pictures

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