The Horror “Threequel” – Our Top 10!

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05. The Exorcist 3 (1990).

For more than fifteen years Police Lieutenant Kinderman has been haunted by the death of his friend Father Damien Karras. Now, on the 15th anniversary of the exorcism that claimed the priest’s life, Kinderman’s world is once again shattered when a boy is found decapitated and savagely crucified. It’s just the beginning of a nightmare series of bizarre religious murders. Starring George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, & Brad Dourif.

04. Amityville 3-D (1983).

A reporter moves into the ominous Long Island house to debunk the recent supernatural events and finds himself besieged by the evil manifestations which are connected to a hell-spawn demon lurking in the basement. Starring Meg Ryan, Tony Roberts, & Tess Harper.

03. Jaws 3 (1983).

The sons of police chief Brody must protect customers at a SeaWorld theme park after a thirty-five-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them. Starring Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, & Louis Gossett Jr.

02. Halloween III – Season of The Witch (1983).

Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. Starring Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, & Dan O’Herlihy.

01. A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987).

A psychiatrist familiar with knife-wielding dream demon Freddy Krueger helps teens at a mental hospital battle the killer who is invading their dreams. Starring Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, & Patricia Arquette.

Well, there you have it. My Top Ten Horror Threequels. Have you ever created a list in your head and watched it change over time? Maybe you thought a film was better watching at a younger age? Some honorable mentions that did not make the cut: Friday The 13th Part III, Omen III: The Final Conflict, Army of Darkness, and Child’s Play 3. What horror film do you think should have been added to the list or removed? Sound off in the comments below.

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Ryan T. Cusick has been a diehard horror fan ever since he watched the original 'The Amityville Horror' at the tender age of three. Ryan travels to horror cons, enjoys open conversations about horror, and attends many Hollywood premieres with filmmakers: Follow him on Twitter at @Nytmare112