Comedy horror, also referred to as horror comedy, is a literary and film genre that combines elements of comedy and horror fiction.

  • Horror Comedy is able to be categorised under Black Comedy and Parody
  • Almost always crosses over with black comedy/ gallows humor
  • Often will use of satire on horror cliches as it’s main source of humor
  • Can take a known horror story in a different perspective, making it completely ridiculous
  • Allows audience to laugh at their own fears unlike standard dramatic horror films