Horror Tournament: Results

The dust has cleared, and the score has been settled. And the results are clear. The Avocado’s favorite horror movie is…


This isn’t too surprising. Alien ran away with the nomination votes, and absolutely trounced the competition in each round. But I will say that our enthusiasm is higher than most other online publications. Alien usually ranks within the five to ten range on most lists.

But its unique anti-Star Wars aesthetic, working class perspective, and strong female lead has made Scott’s vision of terror an enduring work. Something that always reveals depth and theme upon each revisit. Yes many a great film was struck down, but I am happy with the results.

Have a happy Halloween everybody, and share some other favorite fright flicks below.