-- See Slasher films This heading is used as a topical heading for works about films that feature teenagers or young adults who are stalked and graphically killed by a psychopathic killer, usually in the course of one night. Works about films that feature explicit gore and graphic violence, including mutilation of the human body are entered under Splatter films. When used as topical headings they are subdivided by the appropriate geographic, topical and/or form subdivisions.
-- See Slasher films This heading is used as a genre/form heading for films that feature a psychotic killer who stalks and murders a series of victims, usually with unconventional weapons. Films that feature graphic depictions of gore, hard-core violence, and murder are entered under Splatter films.