Michael vs. Freddy vs. Jason: Who Is the Ultimate Horror Baddie?

Who makes the most money? Whose movies are the best? Who has the most creative kills? We break it all down. You know, for science.

by | October 14, 2020 | Comments


It’s machete vs. butcher knife vs. razor-glove thingy. It’s hockey mask vs. Shatner mask vs. serious burns. It’s hulkish brute vs. silent-type vs. pun-loving babbler. That’s right, it’s Jason vs. Michael vs. Freddy in a special episode of Vs. where we answer once and for all: Who is the ultimate horror baddie? We don’t answer the question by throwing them in a sorority house and seeing who does the most damage (though we’re now going to copyright that film idea), but with math: we’re grading these bad boys on box office performance, as well Audience and Tomatometer Scores. Plus, host and Rotten Tomatoes Contributing Editor Mark Ellis looks at their cultural relevance and carnage creativity to determine a victor. And if you don’t agree, as ever, let us know in the comments.

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