6 Most Legendary Horror Characters

Horror movie must have an antagonist character. His form could be different. From men, ghosts, until a strange creƤture. They are the main attraction of a horror film. The presence of these evil characters often became the center of attention of the audience. Hollywood has pretty much produced horror film. Some of them managed to gain success and recorded in history. The devil in the films suddenly became the mascot. This article summarizes some of those who counted as the legendary Horror Character :

1. Jason Voorhees

Jason Voorhees

Jason Voorhees is a demon that appeared in the legendary horror movie Friday The 13th . This film has entered the 11th sequel after the first sequel was released in 1980. Interestingly, in the first sequel, which appears as an antagonist character is Mrs. Pamela Voorhees, the mother of Jason. Jason Voorhees begin as a devil in the second sequel.

Jason Voorhees is a boy who drowned at Camp Crystal Lake. He was a victim of his friends in the Camp. After growing up, he took revenge by massacring all the activities in place.

Jason Voorhees has distinctive features. In appearances he often uses a hockey mask and carrying a machete. Since his first appearance, Jason Voorhees has massacred more than 150 people in all his films. One of the scenes is quite memorable was when he dueled with Tommy Jarvis in the movie Friday the 13th Part 4: The Final Chapter (1984).

2. Freddy Krueger

Freddy Krueger

Who does not know Freddy Krueger? He was the star of the legendary horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. The film was released in early 1984 has had 8 sequel. Freddy Krueger has a unique method to massacre. He did so in the dream of his victim.

In normal life, Freddy Krueger was a child murderer. He then get the anger of parents who go crazy and the burn Freddy alive. Freddy finally returned to the most terrible dream in sleep of his victim.

Unlike Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger has enough sense of humor. He was also quite talkative. Grin off his damaged face equipped with distinctive red shirt and black gloves with claw make him a unique horror character.

3. Michael Myers

Michael Myers

Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister when he was 6 years old. Seemed to be a real devil, he returned to his family in Halloween to slaughter them.

This movie was first released in 1978 directed bt John Carpenter. Until now, there have been nine Halloween films have been made. The character of Michael Myers finally transformed into one of a frightening horror icons. Though the cool look behind the mask the number of victims has been noted that more than 70 people.

4. Chucky


Chucky is just a doll, a child's play. But who would have thought the doll was possessed by an evil spirit that is ready to slaughter anyone.

Child's Play was first released in 1988. That's the first movie about the death doll Chucky. Until now chucky had 5 films made specifically to talk about Chucky brutality.

The origin of the Chucky actually started when there was a murderer who was shot dead in a children's toy store. The influence of black magic finally made his spirit was able to transform into any shape. Until his spirit finds a doll to use as his medium.

5. Frankenstein's Monster


Just like Dracula, Frankenstein appears in the classical era through the novel. Boris Karloff was casted as the Frankenstein's monster.

Frankenstein's monster is actually a combination of various parts of the human body that has been dead and the lightning to make the monster alive. Dr. Henry Frankenstein obsession as a scientist that eventually sparked such a crazy idea. Frankenstein's monster was transformed into the horrors of mass murderers and bring in his city into horror.

6. Scream


Scream (1996) when it was released it becomes an extraordinary acclaim among moviegoers. In America, the film managed to gain the income more than $ 100 million. Scream also fly the new trend slasher films. 

Among all the Scream movies the first serial was counted as most impressive sequel. The figure of a boy who is really a psychopath and slaughtered everyone in different ways. In its action, the killer in the movie Scream always wear a scary mask and skull patterned robe.