The bad guys in horror movies are the kind of people, and creatures, who make you jump at things that go bump in the night. Of course, if those bumps in the night are due to your 82 year old neighbours having sex, then you would be forgiven for taking fright and running out of the house whilst screaming loudly.
Over the years, Hollywood has entertained us with a plethora of super-nasties. Rebel Voice suspects that many ideas for creative serial killers come right out of observing the various governments to be found funding terrorists and launching wars for profit across our bountiful planet.
Wherever they originate from, these horror villains enthrall with their wicked ways. Perhaps our fascination with such evil is a statement upon our species. In any event, horror flicks are popular and the money keeps rolling in. The following is a look at 10 of the best known in 2017. Do these perverse entertainers keep you up at night, or is it old Doris and Dan who make the hair stand up on the back of your neck?