By its very nature, so much of the horror genre involves huge amount of people biting the bullet, and where the slasher subgenre is concerned that's even more true.
After all, the slasher subgenre - which is largely viewed as being ushered in by both Bob Clark's Black Christmas and John Carpenter's Halloween - was one that became infamous for the amount of bodies these films would pile up. While less is so often more, the films often aim to get as high a body count as possible, with the more inventive and gory the kills the better.
When it comes to surviving a slasher picture, sometimes it's down to luck, sometimes it's down to others helping you out, and sometimes it's down to the simple, yet oft-avoided notion of using your brain to make smart choices.
Opting to make a smart choice in the realm of the slasher movie has so often made the difference between whether a character lives or dies, and here are ten such examples of some truly inspired wise choices made within the confines of the slasher genre.