This Day in Halloween: The horror comedy based on the Austro-Bavarian legend "Krampus" opens across the U.S. in 2015. / Illustration by Noah Ayub
Krampus opens across the U.S. in 2015. The horror-comedy was the first big studio feature based on the Austro-Bavarian legend. It’s also one of the latest entries in a growing sub-genre of Christmas horror started in the 1970s.