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AMC Movie List

Greatest Horror Movie Franchises

These franchises just keep on going, some into the double digits. Which of these scary movie series is your favorite?

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1 Halloween
John Carpenter's low-budget thriller spawned a series which numbers ten installments.
10342 13986
2 Friday the 13th
Counting Freddy vs. Jason, the Friday series stands at an even dozen movies.
7912 12884
3 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Sequels, prequels and reboots have brought the Chainsaw family of movies up to six.
5960 12990
4 Saw
This saga of Jigsaw and his little games is up to six movies in as many years, with no end in sight.
4357 13981
5 Child’s Play
Bad things come in small packages: Killer doll Chucky has starred in five movies.
3580 11584
6 Night of the Living Dead
Ignoring unauthorized knock-offs, the Romero zombie series is up to eight, including remakes of Night and Dawn.
2755 10701
7 Paranormal Activity
Katie (Katie Featherston) is the only one to make it through all 4 Paranormal Activitiy movies,
2242 9524
8 A Nightmare on Elm Street
The Nightmare count is eight to date (including Freddy vs. Jason). A remake is in the works.
1568 14492
9 Hellraiser
Eight Hellraiser movies (to date) have made a star of the elegantly grotesque Pinhead.
-107 8711
10 The Exorcist
The Exorcist franchise has a long history of showcasing demonic possesion with over 30 years between the first and fourth installments.
-261 7375