Video Counts Down the Top 10 Times Professional Wrestlers Appeared In Horror Movies

There’s a huge crossover between horror fans and wrestling fans, which is hardly surprising considering both artforms celebrate violence and mayhem. Also, considering the theatrical and physical feats wrestlers display in the ring, it should come as no suprise that many pros have found their way into horror movies.

Our friends at WhatCulture have assembled a list of the 10 best times wrestlers appeared in horror movies. Some appearances truly are classic while others may shock you. From a Lucha legend of the 1960s to today’s superstars of the WWE, it’s a deep dive into this extremely specific subgenre.

Give it a spin at the top of the article. If you can stream, or simply want to cut to the chase, you can see a list of the top 10 best appearances by wrestlers in horror movies below.

Hulk Hogan in Gremlins 2

Bill Goldberg in Santa’s Slay

Kane in See No Evil

El Santo in Santo vs The Zombies (and many others)

Roddy Piper in They Live

Dave Bautista in L.A. Slasher

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in Doom

Rey Mystero in Freddy vs Jason

Tyler Mane in Rob Zombie’s Halloween

Jesse Ventura in Predator

Did your favorite appearance by a wrestler in a horror movie make the list? What are some other great examples of wrestlers in genre flicks? Sound off in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!



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