It's an acknowledged cliche of horror films: When characters have sex, they will probably die soon afterward. Sex and death—the creation of life and the ending of it—are two sides of the same coin, and have always been linked in art and literature.

Yet Shakespeare has nothing on the sight of young post-coital lovers being impaled by a psycho, or orgies that become a lot less fun when zombies or demons join in. No, for truly shocking displays of blood 'n boobs you really have to go with slasher movies and other forms of gory horror cinema. 

This weekend,Texas Chainsaw 3D opens. It's a sequel to the 1974 film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. There will be plenty of death to go around, but will any of the doomed characters pay the ultimate price for their morally casual attitudes? It's the horror-movie way, after all, as seen in this collection of 25 hot promiscuous characters who died in horror movies.

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