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Top 20 Horror Movie Heroes of All Time

By Matt Heckler Oct 2, 2013

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Samuel Loomis from Halloween

Great horror heroes are generally associated with the “last girl” trope, but there are a handful of really memorable good dudes in horror, too. Dr. Samuel Loomis from Halloween is definitely among them, as the world-weary psychiatrist who wants to put an end to the mania of Michael Myers. Donald Pleasence appeared in more Halloween films than anyone else, and is definitely one of the most enduring characters of the franchise.

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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