12 Christmas Horror Movies You Need to See

Every year, people watch and rewatch Christmas movies that remind them of simpler, sweeter times, and which espouse wholesome messages about togetherness, family, and other old-fashioned Christmas values. But there’s another tradition that doesn’t get nearly as much screen time… the tradition of Christmas horror.

Go back a century or so and Christmas was as associated with ghost stories as anything else. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was hardly an aberration, and stories about otherworldly events on December 25 were rampant. Nowadays they’re considered a niche in the motion picture genre, but even so there are plenty of filmmakers who love using the holiday as an ironic or subversive backdrop for horrifying events.

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