If nothing else, Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker paved the way for Demonic Toys at The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation attempts to follow the franchise format of Halloween 3, and fails.
Better Watch Out combines the intruder thriller with Christmas.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! is a ridiculous but perfect sequel twist that could have been executed better.
A Christmas Horror Story goes caroling for the holidays.
Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 is so gloriously bad, you wish the entire film was original footage.
The best Christmas horror movies play into the opposite themes that Christmas and horror use. Silent Night, Deadly Night is a prime example.