At that point, you know what you’re doing to people. It’s only about 30 minutes long, and really charming. Short, Horror. Quality of Film: Disqualified This isn’t a movie. 2.5/5, Quality of Krampus: It looks like the imp from Doom. After all the booze, partying, late nights, and hangovers? Brett Sullivan Even if he just popped in for a few seconds to wave and wiggle his tight little goat bum, it would still make this way better than most films on the list. This is pretty much the definition of a movie that was better than expected, but not great. I wish I could have the last seven minutes of my life back. If only they could have made it not crap…, Quality of Film: If this weren’t Krampus night, I wouldn’t have ever given any thought to watching Krampus Unleashed. Horror. But considering this is basically ”Krampus Prime”, it’s the best place to start. It’s a great film that I’d easily recommend to anyone looking for something a little different. It’s incredibly fun, and proves itself a solid movie even outside of its ridiculous premise. LOL, by I’ve tried to stay sober. Why is this a thing? } catch(e) {}, try { I fear for the worst. KRAAAAAAAAMPUS NIIIIIGHT! _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-mobile-inverted-source'); So this year, I decided the best way to celebrate the holidays was to give each of these Krampus films a shot. As far as I can tell this motionless face forward style was just how they decided to shoot their film. Dear God, what have I done to myself. I’d feel bad about shitting on what are clearly amateur creators making some shit for their own fun, but the movie is an unforgivable 22 minutes long. Announced, Not Rated While it does use practical effects this time, they are pretty bad. 11 comments. In the film, a dysfunctional family squabbling causes a young boy to lose his festive spirit. There comes Krampus , there comes Krampus, PG-13 Quality of Film: This film is a mess, but surprisingly it isn’t the biggest mess. Also, he talks this time around, though only in a comical whisper repeating back what Santa said to him. There’s some fun you can have with it, but not much. Like a pint of ice cream and bottle of wine after a breakup, you aren’t really tasting it. It’s downright unwatchable. From there, it isn’t hard to see how Krampus, already associated with the winter festivities, might then have been incorporated into Christian Christmas traditions and the legend of Saint Nicholas. Quality of Film: I actually have an existing review of Krampus on Dread Central. In hindsight, I really should have put this somewhere in the middle as a mental break. I can actually see Krampus’s stupid goat boots when he’s stomping on a guy. } A solid horror flick suitable for teenagers and still satisfying for adults, the great cast and terrifying puppets make Krampus a superlative mix of giggles and spooks. There’s a giant disparity between the good and bad films on this list, and filling the trough between is a lot of grey area. 4/5. Under Christian hands, Krampus took on a number of devilish qualities, like the basket in which he carries wicked children to Hell. Is it Krampus: The Christmas Devil that finally ends me? share. With the release of Krampus on December 4th, here are 12 horror films to enjoy this Christmas - from Silent Night, Deadly Night to Jack Frost. 0/5, Quality of Krampus: It’s a guy in a werewolf mask from Party City. 4/5, Quality as Krampus Film: Holy shit is this a cut above the rest of the pack. It’s got some great twists—especially in the Santa sequence—and each story is its own fun little trip. I really want to see The Night Shift now. Wolfgang Glück Quality of Film: The budget definitely gets in the way, but I’ll be damned if Night of the Krampus isn’t charming as hell. Quality of Film: This is a really solid movie to watch around the holidays. R.A. Mihailoff, I can’t wrap my head around this one. So if I give something a 3/5, take it with a dump truck of salt.Quality of Krampus: Other than that silly goat drawing with the Gene Simmons tongue, there’s no real standard of what a Krampus HAS to look like. Khristian Fulmer, Bruno Hübner, Mood/Mental State: Disgusted/Confused Wow, so this is how my night is going to go, huh? I wanted to end the night on something I knew would be good, but unfortunately my brain had melted out of my ears at this point. Hell, I’ve sat through and reviewed way, way worse. Quality of Film I’m tempted to just disqualify it, but I do consider short films to be films, no matter the medium. What it isn’t, is a Krampus film. So if I give something a 3/5, take it with a dump truck of salt. WTF There’s a decent twist, and the main characters actually look and act like real people. I was expecting way worse. Tell us what you think about this feature. Aside from it currently existing on Amazon and the memory it seared into my brain, I cannot find any other evidence of this movie existing. What time did I start? A scary bedtime story on Christmas Eve leads to the worst night ever. 1.5/5, Quality as Krampus Film: In context of everything else I watched tonight, it’s one of the more interesting films. Krampus is currently streaming on Hulu but you'll need to have a premium subscription that includes Live TV in order to watch. But it’s also the season for miracles. The movie shows how he battled Krampus, yet Krampus never truly died, for his spirt lives forever and if it finds you, your world will burn. There is nothing that says to me, “Krampus,” rather than just, “generic demon.” He scores some points for punishing the wicked, but he does it by turning them into novelty burning skeletons. I get it, they didn’t have the budget to make it fight realistically. What sets A Christmas Horror Story apart from other anthology films (aside from being good) is that all four stories play out simultaneously. I’ve tried to be professional. I mean, I wouldn’t watch it ritualistically like some people do Gremlins or Die Hard, but I’d be happy to whip it out for a group of friends that hadn’t seen it yet. Jason Hull Many of these postcards depicted Krampus going after children with his sticks, leading them away in chains, or carrying them off in his bag. Quality of Film: You remember that random psychopath subplot of Krampus: The Christmas Devil? And boy did it ever do so. The jokes are all hammy, but I was chortling through the whole thing. Paul Ferm, There’s no doubt in my mind Michael Dougherty’s Krampus will not resemble Kevin Smith’s Anti-Klaus in the least, and as long as Dougherty is working on SOMETHING, I’m a happy horror fan. Doin… But I don’t see anyone really hating this movie. Definitely top two. _g1.setAttribute('srcset', _g1.getAttribute('data-srcset')); There’s also nothing to really set this apart as a “Krampus” and not just a wendigo. At this point, I really needed a break. If the first movie … I tend to avoid this world of imitation cash grabs designed almost exclusively to confuse drunk people and the elderly. His long, pointed tongue lolls out, and he has fangs. It’s a more competent movie than Krampus: The Reckoning, but it’s also entirely uninteresting. With Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman. A boy who has a bad Christmas accidentally summons a festive demon to his family home. Remember when I said Amazon Prime has some weird shit in their video library? I’d like to thank Amazon Prime, Netflix, Redbox, Dread Central, and Sauza tequila for making this all possible. Santa gives the orders, Krampus does the dirty work. As long as they stay this level of just below mediocre, I might make it through this without the tequila. I had heard that this movie was pretty good, so I was saving it for a moment I needed a pick-me-up. Is this some kind of talk show? There were also cards that were a little more…adult. Originally, the plan was to watch them one a night in a silly, Dread Central version of The Twelve Days of Christmas. Watched this with a few friends, and they loved it. } catch(e) {}, OMG Read a news article: KRAMPUS! Krampus carries chains, thought to symbolize the binding of the Devil by the Christian Church. I know they have always gone for the scattershot approach to filling their video libraries, but someone somewhere should have seen this and deleted it. Mood/Mental State: Too Hurt to Love Again I really wish I had watched this movie some other time. KRAMPUS NIGHT! But hey, ‘tis the season for tradition. 2/5, Quality as a Krampus Film: Looking back, this might be the best of the knockoffs. As a result I ended up seeing some weird shit. There are already complaints that Krampus is becoming too commercialized and losing his edge because of his newfound popularity. Hopefully there are a few other surprises in the mix. Stars: 1.5/5. I just felt bad the whole time. Jumping ahead a bit, I don’t consider every movie on this list a knockoff, so don’t think I’m saying it was best of the night. Andrew Ferrick, Falls short only to Krampus Prime. And if you want to watch Santa force a man to have sex with his daughter in an Eyes Wide Shut fever dream, then check out Krampus 2: The Devil Returns, you sick fuck. Steven Hoban, By the end, it was not good. 98 min Toni Collette, Ernst Stankovski, Plus it managed to get the song stuck in my head. Mercifully only 7 min long. The replacement booze is gone. No longer is it the property of Hot Topic teens who also ironically thank Satan before Thanksgiving dinner. | I want to tell the amateur videographers of the world something very, very important right now. Here are 10 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about Krampus. Melantha Blackthorne, Directed by Michael Dougherty. 2/5. Jesus, and I had such high hopes just 30 minutes ago. I compiled this list first by researching movies about Krampus. Through the openings in his mask, we can see he has yellow eyes and a mouth full of sharp, jagged teeth. .5/5, Quality of Krampus: He’s just the devil. var _g1; Although Krampus appears in many variations, most share some common physical characteristics. He’s not particularly frightening, but he is a real life Krampus. | De Krampus is een beestachtige demon uit de folklore van de Alpen-regio's.Het woord komt van het Oudhoogduitse woord voor klauw: Krampen. Weird sex laser aside, the Krampus itself is definitely a Krampus. Take my experience, and check out Night of the Krampus. I looked it up, and NIght of the Krampus turns out to be the sequel to a feature length indie micro-budget horror/comedy The Night Shift. It’s significantly better than the knockoffs, but doesn’t rise to the level of the actually good movies. Make sure to write your suggestions in the comments below. Stars: Movie information, genre, rating, running time, photos, trailer, synopsis and user reviews. Honestly, it should be grateful I decided to just give it a neutral N/A rating. You can really just leave it in the box and only take it out for embarrassing family videos, even more embarrassing wedding documentaries, and far more embarrassing homemade sex tapes. There were a couple gems in there, but overall I feel like my standards just sunk straight into the bottom of a roadside snowbank. Action, Horror, Thriller, Jeremy, a local police officer leads a life of a confusing past, spending his current time searching for his kidnapper as a child. The first of the many, many cash grabs I watched tonight, Krampus: The Reckoning is kind of notorious for its terrible CGI monster. ?” Said no one, in the last five years. Not in a, “Message all my friends and tell them they have to watch it,” way. 83 min Krampus is a 2015 American Christmas comedy horror film based on the eponymous character from Austro-Bavarian folklore, written and directed by Michael Dougherty, and co-written by Todd Casey and Zach Shields. The movie is available to … | 30 min The booze is gone. 83% Upvoted. It’s light on the scares, but there are some pretty shocking kills. Unfortunately, I just can’t count it. The windows movie maker effects. %privacy_policy%. But there’s a certain segment of the population that likes to cut that mirth with some more subversive fun, and it’s people like that who probably love the Christmas-themed horror movie Krampus. If this was just some kid, his first blunders are being immortalized more than many of us could ever dream.0/5, Quality as Krampus Film: And yet, it still isn’t the worst thing I watched tonight. It’s really a toss-up between this and Krampus: The Reckoning for top dog among Krampus films I’d never be caught dead watching again. Monica Engesser, It gives each story time to develop without feeling rushed. Good ol’ predictably bland and shitty knockoff. At one point Santa (not Krampus, Santa) forces the lead to have sex with his own kidnapped daughter and get her pregnant. Director: This is why I’m alone. When did darkness engulf the living room, my only illumination being the warm glow of Krampus as he tortures children on my television. Looks like I’ll make it. Movies and TV episodes that has a Wendigo, See all lists by blackjacknerd-739-553710. Angry 3.5/5. Director: And there you have it. He thrashes the chains for dramatic effect. It starts off a little rough, with some real bad visual editing and shoddy video quality. So… 3/5… I guess? Still, I have to deduct points for the film not actually being scary. Owning a camera does not give you any obligation to use it to make a feature length film that will oneday torture a hapless horror critic. This movie was great two years ago, and is great now. 2.5/5, Quality of Krampus: This is where the film flounders the most. | Thanks for watching! Mood/Mental State: Pleasantly Surprised Wow, that was actually kind of great. Nowhere near the worst of any movie on this list, but not at all believable. Once my eyes readjusted, I honestly forgot the budget in service of the characters and adorable banter. Funny side note, I was actually drinking at the bar featured in the movie the night before. Is this a joke? Wow, now this one is going to take a bit of explaining. Fun Fact: Turns out that Krampus Unleashed is actually a follow-up to the 2015 hit, Krampus: The Reckoning. _g1.setAttribute('src', _g1.getAttribute('data-src') ); 2/5. I liked the cop character despite him starting every sentence with a manly growl. Elfriede Irrall, Adam Scott, The terrible video quality. As is, it served its purpose. Still, 5/5. Okay… what the hell is going on. Comedy, Drama, Fantasy. 0/5. 1.5/5, Quality of Krampus: I can’t believe I’m doing this, but the Krampus in Krampus: The Christmas Devil is probably the best of the knockoffs. De Krampus is in de Alpenregio de metgezel van Sint-Nicolaas.Hij komt voor in onder andere Beieren, Oostenrijk, Hongarije, Slovenië, Kroatië, Italië … But out of the four films out there, “Krampus” is one helluva treat with a real cool ending. I don’t think so. _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-mobile-inverted-img'); Erin Lilley, Lisa Jay It shifts tones pretty hard, but that’s fine given the space between the scenarios. Quality of Film: This is the worst film I’ve ever watched. Vilma Degischer, Horror Grant Harvey, Action, Horror, Thriller, Five years after the murder of his wife and disappearance of his daughter, former police officer Jeremy Duffin is brought back to help in the hunt for a yuletide monster that punishes ... See full summary », Director: These old German tales are kind of all over the place. Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password. Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil. Chestnuts and open fires, Jack Frost and noses, mistletoe and disappointment, etc… And what tradition is more enduring than shameless horror movie knockoffs!? If you’re having a bad movie marathon, it’ll be too good to laugh at. Watch a vIdeo: KRAMPUS! | The way he slithers through snow like a Tremors Graboid with a mission makes snowbanks menacing in a way never before imagined. On December 22, a suburban family gets together to celebrate Christmas —Tom (Adam Scott) and Sarah (Toni Collette), their children Beth (Stefania LaVie Owen) and Max (Emjay Anthony); Sarah's sister Linda (Allison Tolman), Linda's husband Howard (David Koechner), their children Stevie (Lolo Owen), Jordan (Queenie Samuel), Howie Jr. (Maverick Flack), and their baby daughter; Sarah and Linda's aunt Dorothy (Conchata Fer… | Director: But this still sits firmly on the side of good. Follow-up is the perfect way to put it, as Unleashed has nothing to do with The Reckoning in any way. In the movies, there is seemingly no agreement about who or what the Krampus actually is, past the common details that the creature is horned, hairy, and somehow associated with Christmas. 2.5/5, Quality of Krampus: They change the costume up from the first movie, with a more demonic looking Krampus. This is how I would normally review a movie for Dread Central, like a goddamn professional.Quality as Krampus Film: This is how I would normally review a movie for Dread Central, but in the context of all the Krampus movies. Gwendolyn Falcon Jay, First was Santa, who turns out is kind of a dick. The terrible costume. But this is just about Big Papa Punishment himself. Practical effects instead of CGI monsters, more blood, some character banter, and a more focused plot. Instant Watch Options; Genres; Movies or TV; IMDb Rating; In Theaters; On TV; Claus Biederstaedt, 7 min James Ray, Get the latest horror news straight into your inbox! 5/5, would shotgun Twelve Krampus movies again. Quality as Krampus Film: This is how I would normally review a movie for Dread Central, but in the context of all the Krampus movies. _g1.classList.remove('lazyload'); After other children begin missing, Jeremy pieces together... See full summary », Director: Short, Adventure, Family, According to legend, on Christmas Eve Santa Claus travels with a creature known as Krampus. We’ll find out soon, because the sequel is up next. Quality of Movie: Actually not that bad. While Santa rewards the good children, Krampus punishes the naughty. And yet somehow it’s better than some of the other Krampuses on this list. 3.5/5, Quality as Krampus Film: Compared to the other crap on this list, I want to give Night of the Krampus a perfect score. It was moving images that danced across my eyes for 80 minutes. Stars: Stars: More good Krampus movies m. I've seen Krampus and A Christmas Horror Story and enjoyed them both. Therefore, each movie will be reviewed as such: Quality of Film: Despite everything else going on in my brain, how watchable is this film? Allison Tolman, Votes: It’s most generously described as serviceable. There was a decent bit at the start where it was basically cowboys vs Krampus (a movie I would have much rather watched), but overall it’s just too bland to be memorable. Brendon Cooke, 80 min Likewise, there are some popular folklore horror movies being created such as those about the German Christmas demon Krampus. The only complaint I have is that we didn’t quite get to see him enough. It wasn’t good enough to want to love, and wasn’t shit enough to make me hate it. Everywhere I look there is an ad! I always worry that I’m going to rewatch a movie and sink into a pit of despair as I realize there was so many layers of crap I inexplicably missed, but in this case I might have been too hard in my initial review. If you’re looking for something wildly different and don’t mind some poor quality filmmaking, it’s an okay pick. They’re not actually there in Krampus, mind you, but you can certainly see the opportunity. Ted Hentschke The slight little hints that Santa was behind it all as some kind of moral arbiter was cool, giving a different take on the Kris Kringle myth. To use social login you have to agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. In Alpine Austria and southern Bavaria, this wintertime good-cop/bad-cop routine often exhibits aspects scary enough to put the fear of the devil into adults, not to mention young children. As much as I snidely furrow my brow and take a sip from my cup of holier-than-thou when I hear about another quirky pop-trend being turned into a film, I found the Krampus movie to be great. Quality of Film: If I were the kind of guy that made traditions out of watching holiday movies, Rare Exports would easily make the cut. I mean he looks like they just shoved a bunch of monster prosthetics in a Santa coat, but when you get past how he looks it’s probably the most faithful Krampus outside of Krampus. The Krampus costumes at Krampuslaufs are aesthetically varied—they may be reminiscent of devils, bats, goats, abominable snowmen, or something out of a Guillermo del Toro movie. | A Christmas Horror Story had this idea, so their Krampus is Rob Archer, a man so jacked that he might actually be a mythical beast in disguise. _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-inverted-source'); So I sat down, fired up my coffee maker, cracked open the tequila, and did my job. Or maybe she just herds goats. The monster is kind of stupid, but the biggest problem is that the plot is inconsequential. var _g1; Michael Dougherty Man, I’m glad this movie holds up as much as I remember it. Soren Odom, The krampus is just a goat dude, and they don’t even have the money to make its tracks look right. Cry So how much did I like this particular movie’s incarnation of Bizzaro Kris Kringle?Mood/Mental State: I took the opportunity to write down how I was feeling after each film. You’ll notice the conspicuous lack of a release date up in the corner there. There’s a reason why movies like this are targeted towards people that like getting baked, but even the most undemanding stoner deserves better than this. | I honestly can’t say I recommend replicating my experiment. Merry Christmas! Unfortunately, they don’t really have anything about him punishing children in this movie. Just because you own a camcorder does not mean you need to make a movie. He has a dark magenta or crimson re… George Buza, | Krampus seduces her with some force lightning, and she does her best to look like she’s enjoying herself, but the only emotion she can conjure is the blatant discomfort of a booth babe being manhandled into a selfie by a dude dressed up as “fat Deadpool.” Two things I liked about this movie. Everyone should find something they like in this overall solid flick. The reason for this large discrepancy of behavior is simple; the authors of the movies knew very little else about the actual Krampus themselves. Deadline approaching, I was faced with the decision to either miss my deadline and let down my adorably upbeat and cheerful editor, or watch over twelve hours of straight-to-DVD Krampus in a night. You know, when I said my favorite part of Krampus: The Christmas Devil was the asshole Santa, that didn’t mean I wanted him to go full psychopath. This might take the cake. “Yes… yes… punish children… yesssss…” Unfortunately, I have to rate it lower, as Santa actually takes center stage and pushes Krampus to the sidelines. | But why? Zoe, a strange child, has a not so imaginary friend Krampus, who is the dark companion of St. Nicholas. It’s actually about a totally different German Christmas myth, Frau Perchta, who likewise steals children around Christmas time. I kinda want to drop everything and go watch The Night Shift. Go read that. 4/5, Quality of Krampus: This is where the film’s budget hurts it the most. | Mood/Mental State: Krampus Night KRAMPUS NIGHT! On December 22, a suburban family gets together to celebrate the holidays—Tom (Adam Scott) and Sarah (Toni Collette), their children Beth (Stefania LaVie Owen) and Max (Emjay Anthony); Sarah's sister Linda (Allison Tolman), Linda's husband Howard (David Koechner), their children Stevie (Lolo Owen), Jordan (Queenie Samuel), Howie Jr. (Maverick Flack), and their baby daughter, Baby Chrissy (Sage Hunefeld) Sarah and Linda's aunt Dorothy (Conchata Ferrell); and Tom's Austrian mother, who is affecti… 2.5/5. if ( localStorage.getItem(skinItemId ) ) { Luckily, I had already seen A Christmas Horror Story before, so I didn’t have to pay too much attention. A look at how much live-action Krampus has changed throughout time. Mother Krampus puts a fresh spin on the Krampus myth by A) making it a woman, and B) having it have nothing to do with Krampus. Shawn C. Phillips, But good nonetheless. While there is certainly debate as to whether this holiday is appropriate for children, it continues to be celebrated throughout Bavaria, Austria, Central Europe, and beyond. If you’re having a good movie marathon, it’ll be too bad to like. 0/5. This is an above average short film even with the obvious lack of funds. If these movies aren’t going to try, then why should I? 10 Krampus: The Devil Returns (2016) - 1.6. | Why does Amazon have these? Amelia Haberman, if ( localStorage.getItem(skinItemId ) ) { This isn’t a movie I’d ever consider showing to friends, unless the friend specifically asked me, “Hey Ted, which Krampus knockoff doesn’t make you want to remove the memories with a shotgun lobotomy?” Unfortunately, when taken in context of the other films that weren’t knockoffs, it doesn’t raise past just watchable. Fantasy, Horror, Mystery. | I found more booze. Not that things don’t happen, but the conclusion and ultimate twist just has little to do with the rest of the movie. I can confirm it is chantable while drunk. When I said I hoped for more surprises, this is not what I meant. At least I reached the bottom of the barrel. } Hugo Lindinger, If anything, it was vastly underused. Some time where I didn’t experience it so pre-pissed off. All that is left is my limp, near lifeless body as I type the last few thoughts as I slip into unconsciousness. Chariklia Baxevanos, | After a string of movies that tested even my tempered patience, Rare Exports was fantastic. A primitive podcast? It’s a low bar, but this film is kinda watchable. Which is unfortunate, because I could not figure out what this movie is. Robert Conway So without further ado, I present you, Naughty to Nice: The Twelve Films of Krampus! _g1.classList.remove('lazyload'); To help you choose the one to watch next, here is Every Krampus Movie, Ranked. save hide report. That was funny. Anyways, Mother Krampus is more of a ghost/slasher film. He A) punishes naughty children, B) right before christmas time, C) with sticks and stuff, D) by taking them away in a sack, and E) while looking like a goat person. In 2012, there was even a horror film released in the U.S. titled, Krampus, The Yule Lord. Sure, it’s a terrible film, but it does do some interesting stuff. Mood/Mental State: Delerium You know, I have no idea when the sun went down. This thread is archived. | The shots are mostly passable, and I don’t remember the audio cutting awkwardly more than once. 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