slasher movie

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slasher movie (plural slasher movies)

  1. (film) A horror movie which depicts gory, murderous violence, often including scenes of torture.
    • 2011 April 15, Richard Corliss, "Movies: Scream 4 — The Ultimate Shriekquel," Time:
      Two girls, watching a slasher movie about a psycho in an Edvard Munch Scream mask who calls girls at home and then stabs them to death, get a call from a psycho who shows up in a Scream mask and stabs them to death.


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