80s Sci-Fi Horrorby timothy-brannan | created - 09 Mar 2018 | updated - 31 Mar 2018 | Public
These guys are not E.T. or Starman.
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1. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 710,904 | Gross: $78.90M
2. Breeders (1986)
R | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The Manhattan General Hospital has admitted a string of young women who have been raped by something otherworldly. The perpetrator only attacks women who are virgins. Dr. Pace and Detective... See full summary »
3. Communion (1989)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
Oct.4 and Dec.26 the Strieber family drives from NYC to their cabin in the woods. Both nights there are some powerful lights outside and maybe aliens. The dad is mentally affected by the "bad dream", goes to the shrink and is hypnotized.
Votes: 4,937 | Gross: $1.92M
4. Contamination (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
6. Creepozoids (1987)
R | 72 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of survivors try to avoid the battles of World War III; when they try to escape to the quiet lands, they encounter something much more deadly.
Votes: 1,703 | Gross: $0.01M
8. Deep Space (1988)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An American satellite with a new biological weapon gets out of control and crashes onto US territory. A slimy monster emerges and manages to escape, killing everyone who crosses his path. ... See full summary »
9. Demonwarp (1988)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man and his daughter are attacked in the woods by what they believe is a Bigfoot-type creature. However, they soon begin to suspect that they may have stumbled onto a nest of aliens in a hidden spacecraft.
10. Enemy Mine (1985)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During a long space war, the lives of two wounded enemies become dependent on their ability to forgive and to trust.
Votes: 40,075 | Gross: $4.27M
12. Forbidden World (1982)
R | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
13. From Beyond (1986)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 19,257 | Gross: $1.26M
15. Horror Planet (1981)
R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one.
19. Moontrap (1989)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary ... See full summary »
20. Nightflyers (1987)
R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Professor hires a spaceship to get to the source of weird signals from deep space. The trip is cut short however when the ship's computer gets jealous because the captain is in love with one of the female passengers and it gets homicidal.
Votes: 954 | Gross: $1.15M
21. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 344,298 | Gross: $59.74M
24. Strange Invaders (1983)
PG | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he travels to where she grew up--a rural town in the Midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,352 | Gross: $1.36M
26. The Dark (1979)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Someone, or something, is on an indiscriminate killing and mutilation spree during night-time. Frustrated by the clueless police, the father of the first victim is looking for answers, no matter how far fetched they are.
27. The Day Time Ended (1979)
PG | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens visit the solar-powered house of a middle-class family, and the house is suddenly sucked into a time warp that transports it back to prehistoric times.
29. The Hidden (1987)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller.
Votes: 15,363 | Gross: $9.75M
30. The Intruder Within (1981 TV Movie)
Unrated | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Drillers on an oil rig near Antarctica discover that they have accidentally brought up several prehistoric eggs. One egg hatches and becomes an unstoppable creature. Chad Everett and Jennifer Warren risk their lives to stop it.
31. The Last Starfighter (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Votes: 34,958 | Gross: $28.73M
32. The Night of the Hunted (1980)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients have a mental disorder in which their memories and identities are disintegrating as a result of a strange environmental accident.