12 seemingly silly horror killers who still manage to keep us up at night

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Apr 29, 2019, 7:28 AM EDT (Updated)

From Freddy to Michael Myers, there are a lot of horror baddies out there. But they’re not all created equal. So what are some that shouldn’t really be scary — but still give us the heebie-jeebies anyway?

It takes a special breed of B movie to create a joke of a killer that can still freak you out by the time the credits roll. Be it a brilliant old man or a murderous car, there’s no logical reason some of these should keep us up at night.

But somehow they do. Even if we are a little ashamed. So for the 11th post of our 31 Days of Halloween celebration, check out a dozen killers who shouldn’t scare us but still manage to freak us out.