In this list there are 18 feature films and some horror anthology segments feature a bad Santa Claus in the role of the villain. In these festive horror movies the Christmas icon is no more reassuring but very dangerous. So deranged psychopaths, serial killers, maniacs and demonic creatures from beyond dressed in Santa suits have the only purpose to massacre people on Christmas day. Here are the baddest and the scariest Santas from horror movies for a creepy and bloody Christmas! Who is your favorite evil Santa? If you want to know more festive creepy movies, consult our list about the Christmas Horror Movies.
All through the house - A deranged masked Santa-Slayer comes to town for some yuletide-terror. He leaves behind a bloody trail of mutilated bodies as he hunts his way to the front steps of the town's most feared and notorious home.
Good Tidings - A homeless war-veteran with a chequered past must rely on a side of himself once thought buried when he and his companions are targeted by three vicious psychopaths wearing Santa suits on Christmas Day.
And All Through the House - On the Christmas Eve, Joanne Clayton kills her husband expecting to receive his insurance. She hears on the news that the police are seeking-out a serial-killer posing of Santa Claus. When the man knocks on her door, she can not call the police since the body of her husband lays on the living room, and Joanne locks windows and doors. When she looks for her daughter, she has a lethal surprise.
Silent Night, Deadly Night - Christmas Eve, 1971 and young Billy (along with his baby brother and parents) arrive to visit dear Grandpa in a mental hospital. Obviously, Grandpa doesn't seem to have both oars in the water and scares the Christmas cheer right out of Billy when he tells him that Santa Claus will punish those that are naughty...
And All Through the House - On Christmas Eve a woman slaughters her husband and learns that she's on Santa's naughty list when an escaped maniac dressed as Santa Claus shows up at her doorstep with a special present for her.
Saint - A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5.
Satan Claus - On the night before Christmas, a serial killer dressed in a Santa Claus suit stalks the streets of New York looking for blood. It seems this madman is building the perfect Christmas tree and adorning it with parts of his victims. It's up to an actor, his police officer girlfriend and a vodoo woman to stop him.
Silent Night - The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
Christmas Evil - A psycho in a Santa suit gets to decide who's been naughty and who's been nice.
Kazuo Umezu's Horror Theater: Present - A bunch of happy students enjoying themselves at a Christmas party until a sadistic Santa Claus comes and interrupts the festivities. Spruce Green becomes blood red when the plot is different from the naughty children they please.
Santa's Slay - Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale - It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When all the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari and his father Rauno, a reindeer hunter by trade, capture the mythological being and attempt to sell...
Deadly Games - Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion and starts chasing them. Thomas will do whatever he can to save himself and his granddad, leaving much of his childhood innocence behind.
To All a Goodnight - A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume.
Christmas Cruelty - We follow a serial killer and his victims as they all prepare for Christmas in their own ways. This year it doesn't matter if you have been naughty or nice, Santa is coming to town no matter what, and he knows where you live.
Santa Claws - A young man finds his divorced mother having sex with a man in a Santa Clause hat and shoots them both dead. Years later, now thinking he is Santa Clause, the man develops an obsession with an erotic horror film star named Raven and begins stalking her.
Films to Keep You Awake: The Christmas Tale - In 1985, in a coastal town, the friends Koldo, Peti, Tito, Eugenio and Moni stumble with a woman dressed like Santa Claus trapped in a hole in the woods. While to boys go to the police station to ask for help, the others find a rope to take the woman out of the hole. However, the boys find in the police station that the woman is the dangerous thief Rebeca Expósito...
Christmas Slay - The story of 'CHRISTMAS SLAY' begins on a wintry Christmas Eve in the picturesque Kentish countryside, the horrific murder of a loving family, and the capture of a Santa Claus obsessed blood thirsty killer. A Christmas approaches the following year, a group of college girlfriends decide to get away from it all and relax and party over the Christmas holiday...