13 Funny Horror Movies You Need to Watch Right Now

Whether you are big on horror movies or you just want to change the movie routine – this list is a place for you!

Funny and scary is the best combination for those who don’t want to be terrified three days after watching the movie but still have a good time.

We have put together a list of the best funny horror movies that can do both. Check them out and find the one you will like the most!

Have fun!

Two friends holding popcorn ready to watch funny horror movies.

#1 – Scream (1996)

Scream is one of the greatest cult film classics with numerous scary cues you will discover with every watch. The story revolves around a group of teenagers who become the target of a serial killer. 

They are receiving unusual phone calls. The person on the other side is asking many questions. The most popular one is ‘What’s your favorite scary movie?’

The killer is mysterious and hides his face with a mask and a black robe. 

Throughout the movie, you will find yourself holding your stomach, laughing one moment and screaming the next. This is one of the best funny horror movies for sure!

This doesn’t mean that the film is not scary – be prepared! 

#2 – Jennifer’s Body (2009)

This is the story of demonic possession on a popular high school cheerleader Jennifer. 

The demon will make the girl kill her male classmates. 

Her best friend needs to stop the massacre before she kills her boyfriend Chip. 

You are going to love the jokes and the humorous scenes, along with horrific murders. If you are a Megan Fox fan, this movie is must watch! 

#3 – Scary Movie (2000)

Another movie that tops the list is the Scary Movie

The story revolves around a group of teenagers who kill a man unintentionally. 

A year later, when they expose the man’s body, the teens have to pay the price of the murder throughout the movie. 

The film is going to leave you in chills and crack you up at the same time. Surprisingly, it comes in five series.

#4 – This is the End (2013)

The story is about the famous comedy superstars’ survival when the apocalypse hits the Hollywood bash, starring some top-notch celebrities. The movie is a perfect blend of comedy and horror. 

You will spot actors play their fictional characters and try their best to survive the end of the world and even see some horrific creatures rising from hell. 

They mess up so many times and crack gut-busting jokes that will make you a fan for sure.

#5 – Zombieland (2009)

Zombieland is about the apocalypse of zombies in America and a shy college student’s road trip to check on his parents. He has survived so far by developing 30 rules. The rules are “avoid public restrooms,” “look in the back seat,” “double-tap,” etc. 

Watch the show and find out if he will accomplish the mission of seeing his parents. Enjoy the funny horror genre, and you will know if there is rule 31.

Group of friends watching funny horror movie

#6 – Tremors (1990)

A mixture of science-fiction, horror, and comedy satire, the film revolves around discovering man-eating worms under the ground of a small desert. 

They are surprising people by “popping up” without any warning. You are going to love the way blend of humor, adventure, and horror in the movie.

#7 – Army of Darkness (1993)

From the makers of Evil Dead, the Army of Darkness is a movie with the right balance of humor and terror. 

If you are a fan of action in movies, then the single film will serve all your interests. The hero, Ash, has to travel to medieval times where he is trapped inside the woods by Lord Arthur. 

The deadly chainsaw becomes his only companion during this time. The fountains of blood are going to scare you off, but the humor of Ash will make you laugh aloud.

#8 – The Cabin in the Wood (2012)

A group of five friends goes to a remote cabin in the middle of a forest to spend the weekend. The monsters of the woods are waiting to pick them off – one by one. 

This film is everything but predictable. The humorous dialogues add a twist to the movie, and it will definitely be one of your favorite funny horror movies. 

#9 – Clue (1985)

It is another campy cult comedy movie that is full of mystery, horror, and fun. Seven strangers are invited as guests to a dinner party. 

After the suspicious death of one of the guests, the rest of them began planning the murder of the host. 

The film is based on a famous game that has the same name. There are bloodshed, piled-up dead bodies, and freaking horror in the movie, but the humor makes it so interesting.

#10 – What We Do In the Shadows (2014)

If you have been a fan of vampire movies, then What We Do in the Shadows is going to be your pick. 

The story is a mock documentary about three bloodsucking vampires who live normal lives in a flat together and hunt for their victims. The movie is going to be gross, scary, and disturbing but fun to watch.

Young woman watching horror movie

#11 – Shaun of the Dead (2014)

The movie is all about Shaun, a lazy couch potato working at the electronics shop. His girlfriend Liz will dump him while the world is facing a zombie apocalypse. 

Find out if Shaun will find a way to save his mother and Liz and what will happen with their relationship in the process.

The poking humor and the realistic horrific scenes in the movie will take you on a rollercoaster ride.

#12 – Braindead (Dead Alive) (1992)

Peter Jackson, famous for the Lord of the Rings, came up with the oddest, funniest, and scariest of his movies with Dead Alive. 

The hero’s mother turns into a zombie after being bitten by a Sumatran Rat-Monkey. She rises from the dead into a blood-soaked monster, eating friends, dogs, and neighbors. 

While terrifying, the cringe-worthy gags in the movie will make you laugh out loud. 

#13 – Gremlins (1984)

This is the cutest horror-comedy movie on the list. 

Everything starts when a young man receives mogwai (Cantonese: 魔怪, “devil”) – as his new pet. When you have mogwai, there are three simple rules that you must follow:

  1. Never expose the mogwai to light, sunlight especially.
  2. Don’t let it get in contact with water
  3. Do not feed it after midnight.

However, when Billy ignores them, it unleashes a horde of miniature green monsters.

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Your Turn!

Now that you know some of the best funny horror movies, feel free to pick your favorite and cheer yourself up on a bad day. Grab your popcorns, sit with a bunch of friends and family and get ready to laugh hard in one moment and fear the next one.

Tell us in the comments which funny horror movie you have chosen and if it met your expectations! 

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