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Death Has Come to Your Town, Sheriff (a.k.a. A Bay of Blood): A Continuing Ranking of Slashers (1974 - 1990)

In Brian De Palma's Blow Out — a high-octane thriller released in 1981 — the opening scene gives the audience the point of view of a killer as he makes his way through a college dorm house. He spies on gorgeous gals as they gossip, dance, and fornicate, even catching one masturbate with the door open. In the end, the scene closes with the killer securing a hopeless and nude target, and one who screams rather awfully. The film isn't a Slasher, but it depicts the genre quite exquisitely.
Anyway... Slashers are pretty fucking awesome. Thought I'd compile a ranking. Will add and review more to the list.

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  • Halloween

    1

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    2

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    3

  • Black Christmas

    4

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    5

  • Anguish

    6

  • Friday the 13th Part 2

    7

  • The Final Terror

    8

  • Sleepaway Camp

    9

  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

    10

  • Next of Kin

    11

  • Alice, Sweet Alice

    12

  • Terror Train

    13

  • Psychos in Love

    14

  • Friday the 13th

    15

  • Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

    16

  • Bloody Moon

    17

  • The Slumber Party Massacre

    18

  • Dolls

    19

  • Child's Play

    20

  • Halloween II

    21

  • Stage Fright

    22

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

    23

  • The Funhouse

    24

  • April Fool's Day

    25

  • Slumber Party Massacre II

    26

  • Happy Birthday to Me

    27

  • Prom Night III: The Last Kiss

    28

  • Cemetery of Terror

    29

  • Christmas Evil

    30

  • My Bloody Valentine

    31

  • Intruder

    32

  • Pieces

    33

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

    34

  • The Burning

    35

  • The Mutilator

    36

  • Hack-O-Lantern

    37

  • Child's Play 2

    38

  • Memorial Valley Massacre

    39

  • The Incubus

    40

  • Maniac

    41

  • Just Before Dawn

    42

  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow

    43

  • The House on Sorority Row

    44

  • Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

    45

  • The Prowler

    46

  • Unmasked Part 25

    47

  • Tourist Trap

    48

  • Splatter University

    49

  • Devil Times Five

    50

  • Curtains

    51

  • Blood Rage

    52

  • The Outing

    53

  • Slaughter High

    54

  • He Knows You're Alone

    55

  • Friday the 13th Part III

    56

  • Sorority House Massacre II

    57

  • Chopping Mall

    58

  • Evil Laugh

    59

  • To All a Goodnight

    60

  • Murder-Rock: Dancing Death

    61

  • Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

    62

  • Mirror Mirror

    63

  • Motel Hell

    64

  • The Zero Boys

    65

  • Slumber Party Massacre III

    66

  • Girls Nite Out

    67

  • Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    68

  • Out of the Dark

    69

  • Rush Week

    70

  • Pledge Night

    71

  • Blood Beat

    72

  • Silent Night, Deadly Night

    73

  • Cheerleader Camp

    74

  • Death Spa

    75

  • Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

    76

  • Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II

    77

  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood

    78

  • Hell Night

    79

  • The Initiation

    80

  • Scalps

    81

  • Killer Party

    82

  • Mortuary

    83

  • The Slayer

    84

  • Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

    85

  • Alone in the Dark

    86

  • Prom Night

    87

  • Killer Workout

    88

  • Visiting Hours

    89

  • Maniac Cop

    90

  • Hide And Go Shriek

    91

  • The Prey

    92

  • Bloody Birthday

    93

  • Humongous

    94

  • Blood Tracks

    95

  • Superstition

    96

  • Hard to Die

    97

  • Eyes of a Stranger

    98

  • The Unseen

    99

  • Edge of the Axe

    100