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The Top 10 Creepy Kid Movies

Our picks for the most terrifying children the horror genre has ever produced.

The Top Ten Creepy Kid Movies

 

At some point, somebody realized that children are creepy. So they put them in horror movies, killing adults, playing host to horrifying demons and betraying the trust of their parents. Really, that last part is where the horror lies. Children can be mean little S.O.B.'s, but the idea that your own children might harbor a monstrous nature is the scariest thing in the world. The conflicting emotions, the overwhelming anxiety, and the fear that you are somehow responsible make creepy kid movies some of the most enduring shockers in horror movie history. Here are our picks for the Top Ten Creepy Kid Movies, excluding babies (It's Alive, Eraserhead) and ageless demons stuck in human form (Let the Right One In, Near Dark).