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Favorite Horror Movies of the 1980s

by Paul Johnson
Favorite Horror Movies of the 1980s by Paul Johnson
1. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick) 2. The Fly (David Cronenberg) 3. The Thing (John Carpenter) 4. Creepshow (George A. Romero) 5. Videodrome (David Cronenberg) 6. Tetsuo, the Iron Man (Shinya Tsukomoto) 7. Re-animator (Stuart Gordon) 8. A Nightmare on Elm Street (Wes Craven) 9. Tenebre (Dario Argento) 10. Evil Dead 2 (Sam Raimi) 11. Brain Damage (Frank Henenlotter) 12. Inferno (Dario Argento) 13. Gremlins (Joe Dante) 14. Return of the Living Dead (Dan O’Bannon) 15. Opera (Dario Argento) 16. From Beyond (Stuart Gordon) 17. Scanners (David Cronenberg) 18. Day of the Dead (George Romero) 19. Prince of Darkness (John Carpenter) 20. Body Double… Read more

1. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick)
2. The Fly (David Cronenberg)
3. The Thing (John Carpenter)
4. Creepshow (George A. Romero)
5. Videodrome (David Cronenberg)
6. Tetsuo, the Iron Man (Shinya Tsukomoto)
7. Re-animator (Stuart Gordon)
8. A Nightmare on Elm Street (Wes Craven)
9. Tenebre (Dario Argento)
10. Evil Dead 2 (Sam Raimi)
11. Brain Damage (Frank Henenlotter)
12. Inferno (Dario Argento)
13. Gremlins (Joe Dante)
14. Return of the Living Dead (Dan O’Bannon)
15. Opera (Dario Argento)
16. From Beyond (Stuart Gordon)
17. Scanners (David Cronenberg)
18. Day of the Dead (George Romero)
19. Prince of Darkness (John Carpenter)
20. Body Double (Brian De Palma)
21. The Howling (Joe Dante)
22. Phenomena (Dario Argento)
23. Basket Case (Frank Henenlotter)
24. Night of the Creeps (Fred Dekker)
25. House by the Cemetery (Lucio Fulci)
26. The Church (Michele Soavi)
27. The Vanishing (George Sluizer)
28. Christine (John Carpenter)
29. The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi)
30. The Beyond (Lucio Fulci)
31. Demons (Lamberto Bava)
32. Texas Chainsaw Massacre II (Tobe Hooper)
33. Pet Sematery (Mary Lambert)
34. Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman)
35. A Chinese Ghost Story (Ching Siu-Tung)
36. Q (Larry Cohen)
37. City of the Living Dead (Lucio Fulci)
38. Dead and Buried (Gary Sherman)*
39. The Kindred (Jeffrey Orbrow)*
40. Company of Wolves (Neil Jordan)
41. Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper)
42. Demons 2 (Lamberto Bava)
43. Vampire Hunter D (Toyoo Ashida)
44. The Lair of the White Worm (Ken Russell)
45. Alligator (Lewis Teague)
46. Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow)
47. Encounters of the Spooky Kind (Sammo Hung)
48. The Fog (John Carpenter)
49. The Changeling (Peter Medak)
50. My Bloody Valentine (George Mihalka)
51. Fright Night (Tom Holland)
52. The Dead Zone (David Cronenberg)
53. I, Madman (Tibor Takacs)
54. Exorcist III (William Peter Blatty)
55. Street Trash (Michael Muro)
56. Chopping Mall (Jim Wynorski)
57. Night of the Comet (Thom Eberhardt)
58. Heavy Metal (Gerald Potterson)
59. An American Werewolf (John Landis)
60. Scarecrows (William Wesley)
61. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (Renny Harlin)
62. Dolls (Stuart Gordon)
63. Lifeforce (Tobe Hooper)
64. House (Steve Miner)
65. A Nightmare on Elm Street III (Chuck Russell)
66. Return to Salem’s Lot (Larry Cohen)*
67. Phantasm II (Don Corscerelli)
68. Alone in the Dark (Jack Sholder)
69. The Blob (Chuck Russell)
70. Godzilla 1985 (Koji Hashimoto)*
71. City of the Walking Dead (Umberto Lenzi)
72. The Stuff (Larry Cohen)
73. Waxwork (Anthony Hickox)
74. Halloween III (Tommy Lee Wallace)
75. The Children (Max Wasserman)*
76. Lily C.A.T. (Hisayuki Toriumi)*
77. Bad Taste (Peter Jackson)
78. TerrorVision (Ted Nicolaou)
79. Neon Maniacs (Joseph Mangine)
80. They Live (John Carpenter)
81. The Lost Boys (Joel Schumacher)
82. Oasis of the Zombies (Jesus Franco)
83. Something Wicked This Way Comes (Jack Clayton)
84. The Monster Squad (Fred Dekker)
85. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (Michael Simpson)
86. Monster in the Closet (Bob Dahlin)
87. Without Warning (Greydon Clark)*
88. Cannibal Apocalypse (Antonio Margheretti)
89. Shocker (Wes Craven)
90. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (Stephen Chiodo)
91. Hello Mary Lou Prom Night II (Bruce Pittman)
92. Aliens (James Cameron)
93. Return of the Living Dead II (Ken Weiderhorn)
94. The Dorm That Dripped Blood (Jeff Obrow)*
95. Nightmares (Joseph Sargeant)
96. Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives (Tom McLoughlin)
97. Sleepaway Camp III (Michael Simpson)
98. Alien High (Genie Joseph)*
99. The Hidden (Jack Shoulder)
100. The Toxic Avenger (Michael Herz)
101. The Black Cat (Lucio Fulci)
102. Night of the Hunted (Jean Rollin)
103. Halloween II (Rick Rosenthal)
104. Mountaintop Motel Massacre (Jim McCullough)
105. Transylvania 6-5000 (Rudy De Luca)
106. Possession (Andrej Zuwalski)
107. After Death (Claudio Fragasso)
108. Deadtime Stories (Jeffrey Dellman)
109. Maniac (William Lustig)
110. The Tomb (Fred Olen Ray)*

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