Favorite 80's horror

In my own subjective opinion!
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1.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (104 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Re-Animator is classic 80's fare...Jeffery Combs is great in pretty much everything ” - TTKKane
 
2.
Night of the Creeps (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them. (88 mins.)
Director: Fred Dekker
“ Tom Atkins is a scene stealer..great horror/comedy....I won't even mention Slither..... ” - TTKKane
 
3.
Retribution (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A Manic depressive artist survives a suicidal fall only to be possessed by a murdered gangster, who uses the artist to seek vengeance on those that ended his life. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Magar
“ Criminally not even released on US DVD.... ” - TTKKane
 
4.
From Beyond (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms. (86 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ I actually find this a bit more rewatchable than the excellent Re-Animator (probably in the minority there...) ” - TTKKane
 
5.
The Entity (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ Effective ghost story with a bit of a silly ending, but still well worth the time... ” - TTKKane
 
6.
Pieces (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Young co-eds are being dismembered by a mysterious murderer on a college campus. The killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from body parts. (85 mins.)
Director: J.Piquer Simon
“ A great WTF movie, with some decent gore ” - TTKKane
 
7.
Brain Damage (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return. (84 mins.)
“ Frank Henenlotters best movie IMO...a must see for 80's horror enthusiasts ” - TTKKane
 
8.
Basket Case (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young man carrying a big basket that contains his extremely deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will. (91 mins.)
“ It no Brain Damage, but sufficently weird and funny ” - TTKKane
 
9.
Dead Heat (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two policemen are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals. (86 mins.)
Director: Mark Goldblatt
“ Only recently caught up to this one...and very glad I did....funny and surprisingly gory in places ” - TTKKane
 
10.
Alligator (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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
“ My 2nd favorite "underwater" horror movie after Jaws... ” - TTKKane
 
11.
Day of the Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies. (96 mins.)
“ Downbeat gorefest ” - TTKKane
 
12.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
“ The 80's was the golden era of horror comedies (and comedy horrors...) ” - TTKKane
 
13.
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town. (88 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chiodo
“ They don't make them like this anymore.... ” - TTKKane
 
14.
The Fog (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
“ The 80's was the decade of Carpenter ” - TTKKane
 
15.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ The 80's was the decade of Carpenter ” - TTKKane
 
16.
Prince of Darkness (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world. (102 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ The 80's was the decade of Carpenter ” - TTKKane
 
17.
TerrorVision (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
“ "This dude's into metal!" ” - TTKKane
 
18.
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when meek mop boy Melvin falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose. (82 mins.)
“ Can't leave this out...not really horror, but you know why its here! ” - TTKKane
 
19.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
“ Still more shocking than virtually anything since it was made...not for everyone but it does what it sets out to do... ” - TTKKane
 
20.
Hellraiser (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ Start of an icon ” - TTKKane
 
21.
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again. (97 mins.)
Director: Tony Randel
“ Even better than the first, and the best in the series ” - TTKKane
 
22.
Videodrome (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. (87 mins.)
 
23.
The Beyond (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell. (87 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Need some Fulci on this list...aside from the off putting dubbing, some great gore and plot weirdness ” - TTKKane
 
24.
Demons (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of random people are invited to a screening of a mysterious movie, only to find themselves trapped in the theater with ravenous demons. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
“ Itailian demons? Absolutely! ” - TTKKane
 
25.
Demons 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
“ Just as fun as the original ” - TTKKane
 
26.
Evil Dead II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. (84 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Nothing needs to be said ” - TTKKane
 
27.
The Evil Dead (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Classic ” - TTKKane
 
28.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior. (88 mins.)
Director: Lee Harry
“ Eric Freeman is some sort of insane genius I think. Or maybe not. ” - TTKKane
 
29.
Waxwork (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A wax museum owner uses his horror exhibits to unleash evil on the world. (95 mins.)
Director: Anthony Hickox
“ Unfairly overlooked by many. What ever happened to Zach Galligan...he was always a very likeable screen presence... ” - TTKKane
 
30.
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance. (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Hiltzik
“ If you've seen it...you'll know.. ” - TTKKane
 
31.
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason, who did not really drown in the lake some 30 years before? (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ Not going to list all of these on here...part 2 was pretty good...the series waivers in quality, but can't be ignored on an 80's list ” - TTKKane
 
32.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ really good movie, second best in series ” - TTKKane
 
33.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back. (96 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
“ Best in series ” - TTKKane
 
34.
Poltergeist (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ fantastic all round ” - TTKKane
 
35.
Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In a small Southern town, a wrongfully-killed man exacts revenge on those who murdered him from beyond the grave. (96 mins.)
“ Fantastic made for tv movie.. ” - TTKKane
 
36.
Street Trash (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A liquor store owner sells alcoholic beverages to homeless people, unaware of what the bottles actually contain: toxic brew. (91 mins.)
Director: Jim Muro
“ Now this is 80's! ” - TTKKane
 
37.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ Best werewolf movie ever made IMO ” - TTKKane
 
38.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
“ Unfairly judged due to the title...Tom Atkins is great as usual ” - TTKKane
 
39.
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead. (90 mins.)
Director: George Mihalka
“ Great Canadian slasher....remake wasn't bad either... ” - TTKKane
 
40.
The Ninth Configuration (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A new commanding officer arrives at a remote castle serving as an insane asylum for crazy and AWOL U.S... (118 mins.)
“ OK so I'm cheating..its not horror...umm its the sequel to The Exorcist so there. Anyway, everyone that likes genre bending movies should see this...great acting, script and direction. You may notice a more recent, well regarded big budget movie that kinda steals the whole idea behind this one... ” - TTKKane
 
41.
The Burning (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. (91 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
“ Better than most of the F13th sequels ” - TTKKane
 
42.
The Hitcher (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
“ so much better than the remake ” - TTKKane
 
43.
The Fly (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. (96 mins.)
“ Even though Jeff G annoys me, Cronenbergs movie rises above it ” - TTKKane
 
44.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
“ Michael Rooker is great in this bleak horror ” - TTKKane
 
45.
Near Dark (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. (94 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ I'm not really a vampire fan, but I really dig Near dark ” - TTKKane
 
46.
Slugs (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Killer slugs on the rampage in a rural community. (92 mins.)
Director: J.P. Simon
“ A lot of unintentional fun ” - TTKKane
 
47.
Spookies (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A sorcerer tries to sacrifice a group of people inside his house with the intention of using their vitality to keep his wife alive. (85 mins.)
“ Weird mish mash of 80's awesomeness....doesn't make much sense, but a fun ride ” - TTKKane
 
48.
Phantasm II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work. (97 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
“ I would add this whole series, but this was the only one made in the 80's ” - TTKKane
 
49.
Bad Taste (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Peter Jackson needs to get back into horror ” - TTKKane
 
50.
The Changeling (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
“ Excellent ghost story with the always enjoyable George C Scott ” - TTKKane
 
51.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The Freeling family have a new house, but their troubles with supernatural forces don't seem to be over. (91 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
“ decent sequel ” - TTKKane
 
52.
The Unnamable (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
High school students check out a haunted house where in the 1800's an ugly monster called "the Unnamable" was trapped in a vault. (87 mins.)
“ Lots of Lovecraft inspired 80's movies...this was pretty fun ” - TTKKane
 
53.
The New York Ripper (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Squeal like a umm duck! ” - TTKKane
 
54.
Puppetmaster (1989 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets. (90 mins.)
“ Lots of dolls movies in the 80's too ” - TTKKane
 
55.
Dolls (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers and their haunted collection of dolls. (77 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ This is the best Doll's movie of the 80's! ” - TTKKane
 
56.
Prison (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The spirit of a long-dead prisoner returns for revenge, haunting the prison's new governor. (102 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ Renny Harlin's enjoyable horror flick with a young Viggo Mortensen ” - TTKKane
 
57.
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Alien creatures invade a small town and four teenagers, along with a young boy, attempt to escape from them. (81 mins.)
Director: Douglas McKeown
“ Great movie shot on a low budget ” - TTKKane
 
58.
The Blob (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. (95 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
“ One of the few remakes that are much better than the original....nice and gory, well shot, starring a young Shawnee Smith. ” - TTKKane
 
59.
Xtro (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A man who was abducted by aliens returns to his family three years later, but his presence affects them negatively. (81 mins.)
“ Bizarre! ” - TTKKane
 
60.
Altered States (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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
“ Horror? Meh maybe not.... Bonkers? Yep! ” - TTKKane
 
61.
Cat's Eye (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror. (94 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
“ Decent anthology let down a bit by a poor final segment ” - TTKKane
 
62.
Maniac Cop (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A killer dressed in a police uniform begins murdering innocent people on the streets of New York City. (85 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
“ Tom Atkins and Bruce Campbell = Quality ” - TTKKane
 
63.
Pumpkinhead (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston
“ Stan Winston's monster revenge flick ” - TTKKane
 
64.
Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An ordinary teenage boy discovers his family is part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Yuzna
“ Not really horror, but wacky and enjoyable enough to make my list! ” - TTKKane
 
65.
Maniac (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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
“ One of those movies you feel like taking a shower after watching... ” - TTKKane
 
66.
Chopping Mall (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control. (77 mins.)
Director: Jim Wynorski
“ Now thats what I call security! ” - TTKKane
 
67.
House (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ great horror comedy....and NORM! ” - TTKKane
 
68.
Night of the Demons (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
69.
Critters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A race of small, furry aliens make lunch out of the locals in a farming town. (82 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ Lots of little munching monsters in the 80's also ” - TTKKane
 
70.
Gremlins (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
“ See above ” - TTKKane
 
71.
Scarecrows (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows. (83 mins.)
Director: William Wesley
“ Really good, atmospheric scarecrow slasher ” - TTKKane
 
72.
The Church (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An old Gothic cathedral, built over a mass grave, develops strange powers which trap a number of people inside with ghosts from a 12th Century massacre seeking to resurrect an ancient demon from the bowels of the Earth. (102 mins.)
Director: Michele Soavi
“ Co written by Argento, this movie does have some issues, but a good time ” - TTKKane
 
73.
The Howling (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
“ 2nd best werewolf movie of the 80's ” - TTKKane
 
74.
The Dead Zone (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability. (103 mins.)
“ Typically I'm not a big fan of King's...but Cronenbergs take is sufficiently unsettling to make my list ” - TTKKane
 
75.
The Hidden (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An alien parasite with the ability to possess human bodies goes on a violent crime spree in L.A. A human cop, detective Tom Beck, and an alien cop posing as a young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher both pursue the parasite who frequently changes his human hosts. (96 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
“ OK I'm stetching it a bit for "horror"...but a quite overlooked movie IMO ” - TTKKane
 
76.
The Prowler (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Zito
“ Effective with great Savini FX ” - TTKKane
 
77.
The Nest (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community... (89 mins.)
“ Cockroach chaos! ” - TTKKane
 
78.
The Carrier (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The main character is stricken with a horrible disease, but it doesn't affect him. It spreads to every inamimate object that he touches... (99 mins.)
Director: Nathan J. White
“ This is a fun little movie ” - TTKKane
 
79.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. (101 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ I remember first watching this thinking WTF is Dennis Hopper doing in this? Not a patch on the original, but still very watchable ” - TTKKane
 
80.
Neon Maniacs (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them. (91 mins.)
Director: Joseph Mangine
“ Now this is 80's cheese at its best (or worst...still can't make my mind up...) ” - TTKKane
 
81.
Opera (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself. (107 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ Argento...didn't make too many good movies after this....pity ” - TTKKane
 
82.
The Kindred (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A geneticist takes his assistants to his old family home to locate the deadly product of his late mother's revolutionary research into rapid human evolution - his monstrous tentacled baby brother, before a mad scientist gets to him first. (91 mins.)
“ Nice gooey effects, great 80's fare ” - TTKKane
 
83.
Alien Predator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Three friends encounter a malevolent alien. (90 mins.)
Director: Deran Sarafian
“ Saw this on Netflix watch instantly under the (much better) title of The Falling. I guess I may have expected something different under the Alien Predator name. Anyway another fun movie, with pretty well written characters. ” - TTKKane
 
84.
The Stuff (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world. (87 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
“ Quintessential 80's! ” - TTKKane
 
85.
Death Valley (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer. (87 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
“ Saw this when I was younger...seemed to remember it was good, but I need to rewtch it...anyone know if its ever gonna get a DVD release? ” - TTKKane