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Halloween - 80s Horror Films

October 23, 2009 - Brandi Bowers
Ok, so I'm keeping with my theme and listing the top 13 horror films, this time, from the '80s, but I've also listed some additional movies for your consideration. This decade was pretty big on scary movies.

1. Friday the 13th (1980)
2. The Shining (1980) [classic]
3. Prom Night (1980) [really like the 2008 version also]
4. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
5. The Evil Dead (1982) [great series!]
6. Poltergeist (1982)
7. The Thing (1982)
8. Creepshow (1982)
9. A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
10. Gremlins (1984)
11. The Fly (1986)
12. Child's Play (1988)
13. The Lost Boys (1987)


Honorable Mentions:
The Fog (1980)
The Hand (1981)
The Howling (1981)
Cujo (1983)
Christine (1983)
The Dead Zone (1983)
Fright Night (1985)
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
The Toxic Avenger (1985)
The Hitcher (1986)
The Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Hellraiser (1987)
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Pumpkinhead (1988)
The Vanishing (1988)
Waxwork (1988)

Note: Sequels aren't listed, just assumed. Also, less scary, scary movies from the '80s will be in a later "Family Halloween" blog.

 
 

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