Which movie serial killer has the most kills?

Category: Halloween: FAQ

fellow movie buffs! Ever found yourself wondering which movie serial killer has the highest body count? Well, I’ve done the digging for you. Let’s dive into the world of horror and find out who the top slasher is. Ready? Let’s go!

Who are the top contenders?

When we think of movie serial killers, a few names immediately come to mind: Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, and of course, the infamous Pinhead. But who among them has the most kills?

How do we measure the “kill count”?

It’s not just about the number. It’s about the creativity, the brutality, and the legacy these killers have left behind. But for the sake of this post, we’re focusing on the numbers. Pure, cold, hard stats.

So, who’s the deadliest of them all?

3. Michael Myers from the ‘Halloween’ Franchise – 160+ Victims

Michael Myers, the iconic figure of the Halloween series, has a kill count nearing 200 people. From the classic 1978 ‘Halloween’ to the more recent sequels, Michael’s brutal kills haven’t lost their chill factor.

2. Jason Voorhees from the ‘Friday the 13th’ Franchise – 163+ Victims

Jason Voorhees, another legend in the horror genre, has a kill count that’s slightly higher than Michael’s. From taking Manhattan to going to space, Jason has done it all. And with each adventure, the body count just keeps rising.

1. Pinhead from the ‘Hellraiser’ Franchise – 321+ Kills

And the crown goes to… Pinhead! While he might not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of serial killers, his numbers don’t lie. With a staggering 321+ kills, Pinhead from the Hellraiser series takes the top spot. His most significant attack? Slaughtering 246 people in a nightclub in ‘Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth’.

Wrapping Up

It’s fascinating (and a bit terrifying) to dive deep into the world of movie serial killers. While Pinhead reigns supreme in terms of numbers, each killer brings a unique flavor of horror to the table. So, next time you’re watching a horror flick, remember these stats and maybe, just maybe, sleep with one eye open.

Stay safe, and remember, it’s just a movie… right?


  1. Collider – 10 Horror Movie Villains With the Most Kills
  2. MovieWeb – Best Slashers, Ranked by Kill Count
I write about the joys of Motherhood & Parenthood, smart Family Finance, DIY Crafts for bonding, Traveling with kids, budget-friendly Culinary tips, and safe Tech introductions for children. With 3 years of experience, I blend personal stories with expert insights. Seeking a writer who resonates and informs? Let's collaborate.
Nancy Williams