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The 30 greatest slasher movies

1. Halloween (1978)

The Slasher Movie: Oft hailed as the greatest slasher movie of all time, Halloween certainly ticks off the boxes in gloriously grisly style. Unstoppable killer? Check. Scream-tastic heroine? Check. Sexually active cannon fodder? Check. Who knew an old Captain Kirk mask could be so scary?

Coolest Kill: When Michael disguises himself in a bedsheet and glasses before strangling Lynda with a phone cord. The sneaky git

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