In 1998, Urban Legend scared its way into cinemas. The slasher movie, about a masked killer who uses urban legends as a modus operandi, was a moderate box office hit and led to a series of movies.

But how many Urban Legend movies are there?


The Urban Legend films in order

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To date, there are three Urban Legend movies. The Urban Legend movies – which were produced between 1998 and 2005 – include:

  • Urban Legend (1998)
  • Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
  • Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)


Are all of the Urban Legend movies part of the same series?

All three Urban Legend films are part of the same series, however, Urban Legend: Bloody Mary moves the series in a completely different direction from the previous entries.


Who are the cast of the Urban Legends films?

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The cast of the Urban Legend films varies across the three movies. Notable actors in the Urban Legend series include Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart, Tara Reid, Michael Rosenbaum, Loretta Devine, Joshua Jackson, John Neville, Robert Englund, Danielle Harris, Brad Dourif, Jennifer Morrison, Hart Bochner, Eva Mendes, Anson Mount, Don Shanks, Rooney Mara, and Kare Mara.


Is the Urban Legend series the work of the same director?

The Urban Legend films are the work of multiple directors. Gina Matthews directed Urban Legend, while John Ottman directed Urban Legends: Final Cut, and Mary Lambert directed Urban Legends: Bloody Mary.


What is the best Urban Legend film?

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Urban Legend is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection, while Urban Legends: Bloody Mary is regarded as the weakest entry.

According to IMDb the Urban Legend films are ranked as follows:

  • Urban Legend (1998) – 5.6/10
  • Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) – 4.3/10
  • Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005) – 4.2/10


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