Horror Movies from 1989

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1.
Puppetmaster (1989 Video)
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Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets. (90 mins.)
 
2.
Pet Sematary (1989)
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Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
 
3.
Intruder (1989)
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The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac. (83 mins.)
Director: Scott Spiegel
 
4.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
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The pregnant Alice finds Freddy Krueger striking through the sleeping mind of her unborn child, hoping to be reborn into the real world. (89 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
5.
Society (1989)
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An ordinary teenage boy discovers his family is part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Yuzna
 
6.
Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
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A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal. (67 mins.)
 
7.
The Woman in Black (1989 TV Movie)
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When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate... (100 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wise
 
8.
Flesh-Eating Mothers (1988)
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A venereal disease turns an entire town of two-timing mothers into cannibals! (89 mins.)
 
9.
The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
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The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation... (88 mins.)
Director: Jim Wynorski
 
10.
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
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A boat of graduating high school students bound for Manhattan pulls Jason Voorhees along for the ride. (100 mins.)
Director: Rob Hedden
 
11.
Clownhouse (1989)
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Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities. (81 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
 
12.
The Dead Next Door (1989)
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An elite anti-Zombie team is assembled by the Government to cope with an ever-growing undead infection and the religious cult zealots who fanatically protect the festering foes. (78 mins.)
Director: J.R. Bookwalter
 
13.
Warlock (1989)
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A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. (103 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
14.
Halloween 5 (1989)
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One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece. (96 mins.)
 
15.
976-EVIL (1988)
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People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Englund
 
16.
Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989 TV Movie)
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The demonic forces in the haunted Long Island house escape through a mystical lamp which finds its way to a remote California mansion where the evil manipulates a little girl by manifesting itself in the form of her dead father. (95 mins.)
Director: Sandor Stern
 
17.
Shocker (1989)
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After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police. (109 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
18.
Beware: Children at Play (1989)
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A mentally-disturbed teenager kidnaps and brainwashes children into cannibalistic psychopaths - but not when the adults intervene. (94 mins.)
Director: Mik Cribben
 
19.
Leviathan (1989)
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An American deep-sea mining colony stumbles upon a sunken Soviet vessel hiding a horrific secret. (98 mins.)
 
20.
Beyond the Door III (1989)
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A shy co-ed and her classmates travel to Europe to see a ritual. With a satanist/professor with them... (94 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kwitny
 
21.
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
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The title should be enough to explain the plot here. Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough... (86 mins.)
Director: Dan Hoskins
 
22.
The Church (1989)
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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
 
23.
Out of the Dark (1988)
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Beautiful young women who work at the offices of a phone-sex company are being stalked by a psychotic killer. (89 mins.)
 
24.
Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (1989)
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A guy called Eric owns a huge house and some greedy people want to build a mall over it. So they get someone to burn down his house... (91 mins.)
 
25.
Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
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Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death. (80 mins.)
 
26.
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
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A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those who oppose himself or the young singer. (93 mins.)
 
27.
Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)
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A group of strangers visit an ancient Hungarian castle and bring along a werewolf. (96 mins.)
Director: Neal Sundström
 
28.
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud (1989)
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A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood. (84 mins.)
Director: David Irving
 
29.
I, Madman (1989)
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A bookshop clerk finds that an insane and murderous doctor from one of the store's horror novels has come to life. (89 mins.)
Director: Tibor Takacs
 
30.
After Midnight (1989)
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Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called "The Psychology of Fear"... (90 mins.)
Director: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat
 
31.
Parents (1989)
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A young boy living in 1950s suburbia suspects his parents are cannibalistic murderers. (81 mins.)
Director: Bob Balaban
 
32.
Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
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A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him. (97 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
33.
Cutting Class (1989)
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A murderer is loose in a high school in this 'whodunit' movie. (91 mins.)
 
34.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989 Video)
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The comatose Ricky Caldwell reawakens and begins to stalk a blind woman, with whom he shares a psychic connection. (90 mins.)
Director: Monte Hellman
 
35.
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
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After murdering a young girl, Angela Baker assumes her identity and travels to Camp New Horizons, built on the grounds of the camp she terrorized the year before, and starts killing again. (80 mins.)
 
36.
Black Rainbow (1989)
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Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive... (103 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
37.
Hellgate (1989)
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A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later... (91 mins.)
 
38.
The Horror Show (1989)
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Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience... (95 mins.)
Director: James Isaac
 
39.
The House of Clocks (1989 TV Movie)
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Three lowlife punks are trapped in a posh villa while trying to rob it and become at the mercy of the murderous owners whom have the power to stop and reverse time via their mystical clocks. (84 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
40.
Deceit (1992)
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Two outer-space aliens visit Earth with the intention of blowing it up, but they meet a hot blonde and decide to postpone the planet's destruction in order to try to score with her. (90 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
41.
Don't panic (1987)
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On his seventeenth birthday, Michael unwittingly unlocks the evil forces of a Ouija board. (90 mins.)
 
42.
Edge of Sanity (1989)
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When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde... (85 mins.)
 
43.
Dr. Caligari (1989)
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Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr... (80 mins.)
 
44.
Grandmother's House (1988)
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After the death of their beloved father, two teens go to their grandmother's house in Florida and begin to suspect their grandparents of murder. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Rader
 
45.
From the Dead of Night (1989 TV Movie)
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After having a near death experience Joanna finds her life in constant danger. She begins to believe... (192 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
46.
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
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The Toxic Avenger is tricked into traveling to Tokyo to search for his estranged father, leaving Tromaville open to complete domination by an evil corporation. (102 mins.)
 
47.
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
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Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. He decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries. (102 mins.)
 
48.
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
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After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he's turning into a vampire. (103 mins.)
Director: Robert Bierman
 
49.
Stepfather II (1989)
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After escaping the insane asylum in which he was incarcerated, the Stepfather impersonates a marriage counselor and manages to win over a patient and her young son. (93 mins.)
Director: Jeff Burr
 
50.
The Suckling (1990)
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A woman goes to a back alley abortion clinic, only to have her aborted fetus attack her, her boyfriend, and everyone else at the clinic. (89 mins.)
Director: Francis Teri
 
51.
Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (1990)
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A cynical bounty hunter and a clerk traveling through the prairie rest by the campfire telling four stories of terror to each other. (86 mins.)
Director: Wayne Coe
 
52.
The Vineyard (1989)
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Dr. Elson Po is one of the world's most famous wine growers. He has a magic potion which has kept him handsome and alive during the centuries... (95 mins.)
 
53.
The Carpenter (1988)
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A young couple inhabit and hire a team of workers to repair a house that was once owned by Ed, an executed killer who's spirit has returned to finish the dreamhouse he once started (89 mins.)
 
54.
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
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Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off... (82 mins.)
Director: Stanley Sheff
 
55.
Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (1990)
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A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini... (98 mins.)
Director: Glenn Takakjian
 
56.
High Desert Kill (1989 TV Movie)
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Like every year, Jim, Ray, Brad and Paul leave the town for a week to go hunting in the woods. But this... (89 mins.)
Director: Harry Falk
 
57.
Offerings (1989)
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Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented... (95 mins.)
 
58.
Night Life (1989)
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Archie is a "brain" at a small town high school who works part-time at his uncle's mortuary and is harassed by a few of the popular kids because of it... (89 mins.)
Director: David Acomba
 
59.
Stuff Stephanie in the Incinerator (1989)
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STUFF STEPHANIE IN THE INCINERATOR is the twisted tale of a husband and wife, Jared and Stephanie, who delve into the demented fantasy games of the super wealthy. (98 mins.)
Director: Don Nardo
 
60.
Night Visitor (1989)
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A student known for telling stories witnesses a murder, the latest in a series of satanic killings of hookers. (93 mins.)
Director: Rupert Hitzig
 
61.
Whispers (1990)
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A woman is stalked by a psychotic killer. (100 mins.)
Director: Douglas Jackson
 
62.
Skinned Alive (1990)
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This is the tale of a crazed family of weirdos led by Crawldaddy who like to kill people and remove their skin. (80 mins.)
Director: Jon Killough
 
63.
Wicked Stepmother (1989)
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A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since... (90 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
64.
Things (1989 Video)
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An impotent husband, driven by a fanatical desire to father children, forces his wife to undergo a dangerous experiment. The result: the birth of a multitude of monstrous THINGS. (83 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jordan
 
65.
Monster High (1989)
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Two aliens steal a doomsday device from another world and abscond to earth. The device is Mr. Armageddon, a living embodiment of destruction who intends to destroy the planet. A ragtag group of high school students stand in his way. (84 mins.)
Director: Rudiger Poe
 
66.
The Cellar (1989)
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A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone. (85 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
67.
Beasties (1991 Video)
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Slimey little aliens attack teenagers. (83 mins.)
Director: Steve Contreras
 
68.
Black Past (1989 Video)
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Thommy and his family move to a new place. In the attic, he finds a box surrounded with chains. He opens it. In the box, he finds a mirror and a diary. (85 mins.)
Director: Olaf Ittenbach
 
69.
The Basement (1989)
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Four strangers are summoned to the basement of a abandoned house by a mysterious entity known only as The Sentinel... (79 mins.)
Director: Timothy O'Rawe
 
70.
Edge of the Axe (1988)
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A deranged guy in a mask kills people with an axe. (91 mins.)
 
71.
Elves (1989)
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A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves... (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Mandel
 
72.
Family Reunion (1988)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Dick Sarin
 
73.
Freakshow (1989)
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After being ditched by her cameraman because of her manipulative behavior at a murder scene, a reporter... (97 mins.)
 
74.
Headhunter (1988)
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A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner... (88 mins.)
 
75.
Killer Crocodile (1989)
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A group of environmentalists arrives at a faraway tropical delta where toxic waste is being dumped. However the water also hides a giant crocodile. The corrupt local officials don't help much either. (90 mins.)
Director: Larry Ludman
 
76.
Las Vegas Bloodbath (1989 Video)
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After Sam's wife has betrayed him, he goes on a bloody killing spree in Las Vegas. (78 mins.)
Director: David Schwartz
 
77.
Maya (1989)
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(100 mins.)
 
78.
Murder Weapon (1989)
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Two daughters of mobsters get out of the sanitarium after having killed a boyfriend in the shower, supposedly cured and on the right track... (90 mins.)
Director: Ellen Cabot
 
79.
Mutator (1989)
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A beast gets loose in a laboratory, killing all in it's way. A former scientist, now working as a custodian tries to stop it. (91 mins.)
Director: John R. Bowey
 
80.
Buried Alive (1990)
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A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients... (87 mins.)
Director: Gerard Kikoine
 
81.
Paganini Horror (1989)
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When a female rock band use an infamous old piece of sheet music to record their new album in an old mansion, they accidentally open a portal to hell. (82 mins.)
Director: Luigi Cozzi