The Best Horror Movies To Watch For His Birthday Party

March 9, 2021

The man in your life has seen them all, over and over again. Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Candyman, and every Saw movie in the franchise. He is a horror buff to his very core, and you have known it for a long time. It is quite obvious, after all. So you have decided that this year for his birthday, you are going to surprise him with the ultimate horror movie birthday party.

You have it covered already! The guest list is complete, and you have already acquired the decorations, chips, dips, pizza, assorted beverages, and of course, birthday gift baskets for him, complete with his absolute favorite horror movie watching treats! But most importantly, there is the birthday cake, perfectly detailed with a figure of his favorite slasher on top!

With all of the makings of a great party on your hands, what is left? All you need now are the ideal horror movies to be playing in the background of this fantastic horror fest. Besides, the party just will not be complete without them. Below are some of the greatest classic horror movie suggestions to include in the night’s birthday of horror festivities:

Night Of The Demons

This 1988 horror flick was a cult classic from the moment it was released. It follows a group of high school students who decide to throw a party, and they choose an old and abandoned funeral parlor as the venue. Adding insult to the potential injury, they conduct a séance. A demon that has been locked in the crematorium escapes to possess each of the teens, one at a time. 

Child’s Play

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are sure to know this demonic doll’s name. Who does not know, and love Chucky? Take a trip back to where it all began with this classic horror-comedy, about a homicidal doll set on revenge. Child’s play is a movie franchise that scared a generation into throwing away their dolls.


Hellraiser is an extremely Take a look back on this franchise that helped make the author, Clive Barker, a household name, at least in households with horror fans. Hellraiser is still an incredibly formidable movie. It combines that unique mix of surreal horror and human weakness that is a distinct trait of the Barker brand. 


This 1979 horror classic introduced the world to the Tall Man and his murderous silver ball to the world. The Don Coscarelli original is still a classic best, and an absolute favorite to horror fanatics everywhere. It is a must watch for any horror party or event!

House Of 1,000 Corpses

This movie is the epitome of inspiration by gore masters like Argentino and Lewis, but Rob Zombie, having his own unique and genuine hillbilly horror style, became a movie creator who has always felt that he had a loyal following from this very first shoot. In 2003, Rob Zombie’s directorial debut astounded the horror realm. After two decades out, it is still holding its own in the world of horror.

Night Of The Living Dead

George A. Romero, the epitome of a classic horror genius! He was just a young man when George A. Romero got some of his buddies together to make a movie in Pittsburgh. They had almost that had next to no budget, so there was no way they could have possibly known that they were about to change the history of horror movies forever. When you watch this genuine classic, more than half of a century after its original release, it still holds up and continues to reshape horror movie expression and scenery that will never expire with the times. 


There most likely is not a horror fan out there that has not heard of or seen John Carpenter’s ultimate work of genius in the horror movie realm! Take a trip back in time to Haddonfield and see where the story of Michael Myers acquired his beginning. This is one of those movies that is sure to give you chills no matter how many times you’ve seen it. Just ask Jamie Lee Curtis!

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

There are so many horror movies, even the greatest of the greatest, that come and go. However, with this one, people just cannot seem to get enough, and are continuously returning to the world of Leatherface and his cannibal family. There are not many films that made the same cultural impact as Tobe Hooper’s 1974 splatter classic. This movie he actually shot with his friends and several unknown actors in central Texas. They had a non-existent budget, yet managed to create a classic horror film of the ages. 

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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