After running afoul of a local mobster, Dr. Peyton Westlake (Liam Neeson) is burned and disfigured. As luck would have it, his research is on synthetic skin for burn victims. Only drawback? It disintegrates when subject to light. He sensibly seeks his revenge in the dark, going by the name Darkman.

Freddy Krueger

Freddy Krueger may know when you’re sleeping and when you’re awake but he’s no Santa Claus. With biting wit, he manipulates his victim’s dreams making everyone afraid to fall asleep. While Freddy’s powers are not easy to obtain, you can get his look with little effort. The hardest part is the make-up and if you really want to be authentic you can put burn holes in your clothes. That’s really the only way you’ll get away with wearing a Christmas sweater all year.



Sometime after the Civil War, Candyman is attacked by a lynch mob that cuts off his hand and sets bees to sting him to death. If you chant “candyman” five times while looking in the mirror, he’ll appear in his fabulous fur-trimmed coat and murder you with his hook hand. Fortunately, it’s just an urban legend…