Curses are a common plot device in horror movies, tapping into our primal fears of being oppressed by forces beyond our control. But the interesting thing about curses is that they afflict villain and heroes equally. A curse can be accompanied by great powers, like immortality, but they come with obvious drawbacks. I mean, no one wants a curse, even if it means they might live forever.
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Our friends at WatchMojo put together a video list that illustrates this to a tee: The Top 10 Cursed Characters in Movies! Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section! Did your favorite cursed character make the cut? Who else deserves a shout out? Let the debates begin!
If you can’t stream, the Top 10 most cursed characters in horror movies are listed below the video. Enjoy!
Official Synopsis: Characters from movies and films that have been cursed, be it by witchcraft, demons, or some other supernatural force. WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Cursed Movie Characters. But who will take the top spot? Will it be Reiko Asakawa from Ringu, Billy Halleck from Thinner, or Christine Brown from Drag Me to Hell? Watch to find out!
1. Candyman from the Candyman Franchise
2. Dennis Alan from The Serpent and the Rainbow
3. Larry Talbot from The Wolf Man
4. Jay Height from It Follows
5. The Whole Family from The Witch
6. Thackery Binx from Hocus Pocus
7. Michael Myers from the Halloween Franchise
8. Billy Halleck from Thinner
9. Christine Brown from Drag Me to Hell
10. Reiko Asakawa from Ringu