The 11 best horror movie logos of all time

The best horror movie logos capture some of the tension and terror the film they represent, whether that's through drips of blood, sinister symbols or scratchy, menacing fonts. Below we round up our favourite scary movie logos, including several classics from cinema history.

Some horror film logos appear in several variations since studios used to take a looser approach to branding, with multiple, sometimes wildly different logo designs popping up on different movie posters and video and DVD covers as well as in the title sequences of the films themselves... not to mention variants in different international markets. 

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.