Top 200 Horror films 1980 - 1989

A lot of people have made a "Top 100 Favorite Horror Films" list but that's physically impossible for me. If you look at my other lists you'll see that I've done top 100 horror films per decade. Considering that I find the 1980s as one of the best decades for horror, I've doubled the list.

This is very, very roughly ranked from favorite to I still love it..

Pre-1970 | 1970s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s

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  • The Beyond

    1

  • Q

    2

  • Night of Death!

    3

  • The Incubus

    4

  • The Deadly Spawn

    5

  • The Church

    6

  • Unmasked Part 25

    7

  • Possession

    8

  • Christmas Evil

    9

  • The Stuff

    10

  • Xtro

    11

  • StageFright: Aquarius

    12

  • The Lair of the White Worm

    13

  • Trance

    14

  • Food of the Gods II

    15

  • Nightmare

    16

  • The Thing

    17

  • The Return of the Living Dead

    18

  • Burial Ground

    19

  • Pieces

    20

  • The Video Dead

    21

  • Retribution

    22

  • City of the Living Dead

    23

  • The Kindred

    24

  • Society

    25

  • Anguish

    26

  • Nekromantik

    27

  • Parents

    28

  • Dead Mate

    29

  • The Burning

    30

  • Olivia

    31

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

    32

  • Inferno

    33

  • Slaughter High

    34

  • The Evil Dead

    35

  • Videodrome

    36

  • The Living Dead Girl

    37

  • The Shining

    38

  • Intruder

    39

  • Basket Case

    40

  • Re-Animator

    41

  • The Prowler

    42

  • Evil Dead II

    43

  • Scarecrows

    44

  • Day of the Dead

    45

  • The New York Ripper

    46

  • Phenomena

    47

  • The Howling

    48

  • The Appointment

    49

  • Dolls

    50

  • My Bloody Valentine

    51

  • Next of Kin

    52

  • Ferat Vampire

    53

  • An American Werewolf in London

    54

  • The House by the Cemetery

    55

  • Don't Go in the House

    56

  • Motel Hell

    57

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    58

  • C.H.U.D.

    59

  • Prince of Darkness

    60

  • Twilight Zone: The Movie

    61

  • Maniac

    62

  • Brain Damage

    63

  • Friday the 13th

    64

  • Dead & Buried

    65

  • Pin

    66

  • From Beyond

    67

  • Slugs

    68

  • Psychos in Love

    69

  • The Fog

    70

  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow

    71

  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    72

  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

    73

  • Sole Survivor

    74

  • Patrick Still Lives!

    75

  • The Beast Within

    76

  • Tenebre

    77

  • Hell Has No Boundary

    78

  • Mother's Day

    79

  • The House on Sorority Row

    80

  • Mr. Vampire

    81

  • Humanoids from the Deep

    82

  • The Lost Boys

    83

  • Born of Fire

    84

  • The Hidden

    85

  • The Mutilator

    86

  • Opera

    87

  • Near Dark

    88

  • Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

    89

  • Eyes Of Fire

    90

  • Sleepaway Camp

    91

  • Critters 2

    92

  • Night of the Creeps

    93

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    94

  • Demons

    95

  • Blood Sisters

    96

  • Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

    97

  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    98

  • Prom Night

    99

  • Curse of Evil

    100