Top 1000 Horror Movies (aggregated from over 40 "best horror movie" lists by ryno731)

An update from ryno731's already impressive list from last year: more titles, more sources.

Source data can be found via the original post

There are 154 films in this list released in the 1980s.

  • The Shining

    1

  • The Thing

    4

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    11

  • Evil Dead II

    12

  • An American Werewolf in London

    17

  • Poltergeist

    18

  • The Fly

    19

  • The Evil Dead

    24

  • Hellraiser

    33

  • Re-Animator

    41

  • Aliens

    52

  • Videodrome

    53

  • The Return of the Living Dead

    63

  • Possession

    65

  • The Fog

    69

  • Near Dark

    75

  • The Changeling

    79

  • Friday the 13th

    86

  • The Howling

    91

  • Day of the Dead

    93

  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    94

  • The Lost Boys

    95

  • The Beyond

    108

  • Creepshow

    113

  • The Vanishing

    119

  • Pet Sematary

    122

  • Gremlins

    124

  • Predator

    134

  • Child's Play

    137

  • Dead Ringers

    139

  • Blue Velvet

    151

  • They Live

    165

  • Dressed to Kill

    169

  • Cannibal Holocaust

    173

  • Fright Night

    179

  • The Monster Squad

    188

  • Opera

    189

  • Scanners

    190

  • Tenebre

    195

  • Demons

    208

  • Night of the Creeps

    222

  • The Dead Zone

    224

  • Prince of Darkness

    227

  • The Serpent and the Rainbow

    238

  • Night of the Comet

    246

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    254

  • Santa Sangre

    257

  • Dead & Buried

    259

  • Angel Heart

    262

  • From Beyond

    269

  • Altered States

    283

  • The Bad Seed

    284

  • Angst

    289

  • Christine

    306

  • Sleepaway Camp

    327

  • Beetlejuice

    337

  • Halloween II

    340

  • Manhunter

    342

  • Society

    345

  • The Hitcher

    348

  • Spooky Encounters

    350

  • Brain Damage

    365

  • The 'Burbs

    368

  • The Blob

    372

  • Cujo

    374

  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    375

  • Children of the Corn

    381

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    382

  • The Hunger

    393

  • Basket Case

    402

  • The Stuff

    421

  • The Burning

    425

  • Inferno

    428

  • Phenomena

    440

  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow

    483

  • Motel Hell

    519

  • Pumpkinhead

    522

  • Alone in the Dark

    527

  • Twilight Zone: The Movie

    530

  • Dolls

    531

  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space

    539

  • Psycho II

    543

  • Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

    571

  • The Funhouse

    579

  • Night of the Demons

    585

  • Hellbound: Hellraiser II

    590

  • The Gate

    592

  • Vampire's Kiss

    593

  • House

    616

  • Bride of Re-Animator

    621

  • Critters

    623

  • Humanoids from the Deep

    625

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

    627

  • Phantasm II

    629

  • My Bloody Valentine

    635

  • Friday the 13th Part 2

    640

  • Blood Rage

    651

  • Maniac

    659

  • April Fool's Day

    667

  • Psycho III

    674