Face-Off: Favorite Long Running Horror Franchise

by jalapenoman | created - 13 Mar 2015 | updated - 13 Mar 2015 | Public

These three film franchises all started within a six year period. They have multiple sequels, prequels, remakes, and reboots. They have also joined together in movies (Freddy vs. Jason) and all have an identifiable main killer character. Which of the three is your favorite?

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1. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

81 Metascore

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 214,227 | Gross: $47.00M

Ten total movies.

2. Friday the 13th (1980)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

22 Metascore

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp where, years before, it was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan

Votes: 110,031 | Gross: $39.75M

Twelve total movies and a television series.

3. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror

76 Metascore

The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon

Votes: 191,952 | Gross: $25.50M

Nine total films and a television series.

4. Strawberry Shortcake (2003–2008)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Musical

A girl named Strawberry Shortcake, along with her cat Custard and dog Pupcake, has adventures in friendship in Strawberryland.

Stars: Samantha Triba, Rachel Ware, Sarah Heinke, June Eck

Votes: 206

I am not into any of these horror series.



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