• Silence Of The Hams is a 1994 parody that hurt the genre. 1 / 8

  • The movie is a riff on both Silence Of The Lambs and Psycho. 2 / 8

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  • Hannibal became a horror icon due to Anthony Hopkins, while Mads Mikkelsen was acclaimed for his turn in the show. 3 / 8

  • Prior to Hams movies like Spaceballs and Naked Gun showed how to pull off a parody. 4 / 8

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  • Sadly, Hams was a dud filled with lame gags, and Lambs is arguably funnier. 5 / 8

  • The movie started life as a Psycho parody but only got financed by parodying Lambs too. 6 / 8

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  • Following Hams, the genre would devolve into the Scary Movie franchise and Epic Movie. 7 / 8

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