10 Famous Couples In Horror Films

Wednesday, March 16 by Aimee Plesa

These ten famous couples in horror films will go down in cinematic history as some of the most memorable couples from the big screen. These couples are the most cringe worthy from American cinema.

  1. Freddy Krueger and Jason Vorhees, "Freddy vs Jason," 2003. No other horror movie couple has dominated the movie genre like these two super villains. They have only appeared onscreen together once, but once was enough for their hapless victims. The total body count between these two stands near 200, making them the most famous-and infamous-couple in horror movies.
  2. Michael Myers and Laurie Strode, "Halloween," 1978; "Halloween 2," 1981; "Halloween H20," 1998 and "Halloween Resurrection," 2002. Fo 24 years, Laurie was the elusive prey to serial killer-and brother-Michael Myers.
  3. Norman Bates and his mother, "Psycho," 1960. One of the most famous, and most disturbing, horror movie couples of all time is Norman Bates and his mother. Her dominating control of her son knew no boundaries-not even death.
  4. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," various. Choose any of the various versions of this movie based on the works of Robert Louis Stevenson to see one of horror's reigning couples. Unfortunately for Dr. Jekyll, they reside within the same body, his.
  5. Carrie White and her mother, "Carrie," 1976. Carrie and her mother epitomize the definition of a dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship. The results are disastrous and terrifying for all involved.
  6. Ripley and Alien, "Alien" series, 1979-1997. When her ship stops to investigate an distress call, Ellen Ripley encounters terror like nothing she could ever imagine-the Alien. So begins an intergalactic game of cat and mouse for this well known horror movie duo.
  7. Kathy and George Lutz, "The Amityville Horror," 1979. Buying a dream home has never been as horrifying as when George and Kathy Lutz purchase a home in Amityville, New York. This horror movie couple faces demonic possession, swarms of flies, disembodied voices and walls dripping with blood.
  8. Dracula and Mina, "Dracula," 1991. This famous horror movie couple proves that love knows no boundaries, not even death. 
  9. Sidney and Ghost Face, "Scream" series, 1996-2000. The maniacal Ghost Face haunts and taunts Sydney through the "Scream" franchise, making them one of horror's most famous couples.
  10. Paul Sheldon and Annie Wilkes, "Misery," 1990. When a crazed fan rescues her favorite author from a car accident, his life becomes a never ending nightmare. Annie's obsession not only makes her dangerous, it makes her one half of this horror movie's famous couple.
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