While they may not be as common as their murderous male counterparts, female villains prove time and again that they are just as bloodthirsty and not to be underestimated. The horror genre is full of deadly ladies racking up high body counts and spinning webs of murder and mayhem. Betsy Palmer’s Pamela Voorhees, Jennifer Tilly’s Tiffany, and Sissy Spacek’s Carrie White are some of the more famous figures in horror movies, but the sheer size of the genre means some female villains often vanish into obscurity or are forgotten about entirely.
This list is dedicated to the obscure or forgotten female horror movie villains who deserve praise and attention for their bloodthirsty deeds. So lock your doors and crawl under your beds. Here are five female horror movie villains you might not know about.