Favorite Horror Films Of 1980

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1.
The Fog (1980)
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Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers, which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
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2.
Altered States (1980)
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A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. (102 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
3.
Faces of Death (1978 Documentary)
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A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies The common factor is death by some means. (105 mins.)
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4.
Prom Night (1980)
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A masked killer stalks four teenagers, responsible for the accidental death of a little girl six years earlier, at their high school's senior prom. (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Lynch
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
5.
Maniac (1980)
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A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree? (87 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
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6.
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
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Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: half man, half fish, which terrorize... (80 mins.)
Director: Barbara Peeters
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7.
Alligator (1980)
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A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage. (91 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
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8.
Antropophagus (1980)
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A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents. (90 mins.)
Director: Joe D'Amato
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9.
Motel Hell (1980)
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A seemingly friendly farmer and his sister kidnap unsuspecting travelers and bury them alive, using them to create the "special ingredient" of their famous roadside fritters. (101 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
“ T ” - shadic_h
 
10.
Fade to Black (1980)
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A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike. (102 mins.)
“ T ” - shadic_h
 
11.
Terror Train (1980)
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A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train. (97 mins.)
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
12.
Nightmare City (1980)
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An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
13.
The Children (1980)
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A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails. (93 mins.)
Director: Max Kalmanowicz
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
14.
Christmas Evil (1980)
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree. (100 mins.)
Director: Lewis Jackson
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
15.
Phobia (1980)
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A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias. (94 mins.)
Director: John Huston
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16.
Funeral Home (1980)
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A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead. (93 mins.)
Director: William Fruet
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17.
The Hearse (1980)
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A girl is haunted by a phantom hearse, which she believes is connected to her departed aunt, a witch with a bad reputation in town. (99 mins.)
Director: George Bowers
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
18.
New Year's Evil (1980)
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During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Los Angeles disc jockey receives a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered - and she will be the last one. (85 mins.)
Director: Emmett Alston
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
19.
The Godsend (1980)
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An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own... (93 mins.)
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20.
Effects (1980)
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Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film. (84 mins.)
Director: Dusty Nelson
“ NT ” - shadic_h
 
21.
Sequence (1980 Short Film)
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Young vacationing couple get directions from a crazy mechanic. (16 mins.)
Director: David Winning
“ NT ” - shadic_h