10 Best Horror Comedy Movies

Saturday, February 12 by Natalie Kuchik

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	The 10 best horror <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/comedy-movies/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>comedy movies</a> range from classics to modern day films. All movies seamlessly integrate the horror and comedy genres to perfection. Everyone needs a little light in the normally dark horror genre, and that's exactly what these movies provide. Zombies, ghosts, killers, and evil entities are all being battled in the 10 best horror comedy movies.</p>
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The 1988 Tim Burton horror comedy movie revolves around a married couple who die, but go on living in their house. A new family moves into the house, so the dead couple seek the help of Beetlejuice to scare them away. One of the 10 best horror comedy movies because Beetlejuice is one of the most memorable characters from the genre.

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The 2004 horror comedy revolves around Shaun waking up and realizing his entire town is now populated with zombies. Shaun and his less-than-smart friends fight for their survival during the invasion. The movie has great comedic dialogue, and performances by the entire cast.

"Dead Alive"

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No one realizes people are becoming zombies in the horror comedy movie "Dead Alive." One man tries to hide all the zombies in his house, but eventually the number grows too large. The classic movie even has a man fighting a zombie baby at a playground. Everyone around is oblivious that it's a zombie, they think he is beating a normal child.



This horror comedy revolves around a group of guys on a trip with their friend who's going through a divorce. Little do they know the remote village is now overrun by man-hating women cannibals. This makes the list of 10 best horror comedy movies because of the great one-liner jokes throughout the entire film.

"Idle Hands"

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A stoner named Anton wakes to discover both his parents were brutally murdered. It comes to light that Anton killed them, but more specifically his evil hand did the deed. Throughout the entire movie, Anton tries to keep his hand under control while it tries to kill his friends. The horror comedy movie is an obvious joke with an over-the-top premise.

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The 1984 classic horror comedy is a long-standing classic in the genre. The movie is about three unemployed scientists who decide to start a ghost hunting business. They hunt down ghosts, spirits, haunts, and poltergeists. The witty wisecracks throughout the movie are great, and the theme music is memorable.

"Army of Darkness"

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Ash is back! In the third installment of the "Evil Dead" horror films, Ash works at a discount-store but somehow gets taken back to medieval times where he has to battle evil. One of the 10 best horror comedy movies because the filmmakers deliberately made the film an over-the-top cliche.


One of the more recent best horror comedy movies is about a group of people trying to survive a zombie invasion. The 2009 movie follows two male loners teaming up with two sisters to try and stay alive. The movie shows its funny side whenever lead character "Columbus" talks about the rules of staying alive.

"Little Shop of Horrors"

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One of the 10 best horror comedy movies is about Seymour, a nerd working in a flower shop. A new plant comes into the shop and it's not like any other plant because it craves blood. The talking plant keeps craving humans, and Seymour keeps feeding it with his enemies.


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A meteor hits the small town of Wheelsy, and inside is a slithering creature that finds a home within the town's richest man. No one seems to notice things are awry until it's too late. Over-the-top dramatics, a bizarre premise, and oblivious characters makes it one of the 10 best horror comedy movies.

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