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Top 25 best horror-movies from the eighties

Based on MovieMeter ratings, these are the 25 best horror-movies from the eighties

This is a list of the best 25 horror-movies from the eighties and highly rated on MovieMeter.

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Top 25 best horror-movies from the eighties

1
The Shining

The Shining (1980)

Horror, Mystery
115 minutes
3
2
The Thing

The Thing (1982)

Alternative title: John Carpenter's The Thing
Horror, Scifi
109 minutes
2
3
A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Horror, Thriller
91 minutes
4
4
The Fly

The Fly (1986)

Horror, Scifi
96 minutes
1
5
The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead (1981)

Alternative title: Evil Dead
Horror
85 minutes
3
6
An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Horror, Comedy
97 minutes
3,49(907)
3
7
Possession

Possession (1981)

Alternative title: The Night the Screaming Stops
Drama, Horror
124 minutes
3,48(314)
3
8
Angst

Angst (1983)

Alternative title: Fear
Crime, Horror
86 minutes
3,48(188)
3
9
Santa Sangre

Santa Sangre (1989)

Alternative title: Holy Blood
Drama, Horror
123 minutes
3,48(173)
10
Videodrome

Videodrome (1983)

Horror, Scifi
87 minutes
3,47(951)
3
11
Angel Heart

Angel Heart (1987)

Horror
113 minutes
3,46(831)
2
12
Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II (1987)

Alternative title: Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn
Horror, Comedy
84 minutes
2
13
Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill (1980)

Horror, Thriller
105 minutes
3,45(618)
2
14
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
3,44(668)
3
15
Mo

Mo (1983)

Alternative title: The Boxer's Omen
Horror, Action
105 minutes
3,44(25)
16
Hellraiser

Hellraiser (1987)

Alternative title: Clive Barker's Hellraiser
Horror, Fantasy
90 minutes
3
17
The Entity

The Entity (1982)

Alternative title: Het Onding
Horror
125 minutes
3,42(360)
3
18
...E tu Vivrai nel Terrore! L'Aldilà

...E tu Vivrai nel Terrore! L'Aldilà (1981)

Alternative title: The Beyond
Horror
87 minutes
3,42(330)
2
19
Retribution

Retribution (1987)

Horror, Mystery
107 minutes
3,42(24)
20
Poltergeist

Poltergeist (1982)

Thriller, Horror
114 minutes
3
21
Phenomena

Phenomena (1985)

Alternative title: Creepers
Drama, Horror
110 minutes
3,40(305)
2
22
Angustia

Angustia (1987)

Alternative title: Anguish
Horror
89 minutes
3,40(66)
23
The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone (1983)

Alternative title: Dodelijk Dilemma
Horror, Thriller
103 minutes
3,39(680)
1
24
The Changeling

The Changeling (1980)

Horror
107 minutes
3,39(329)
1
25
White Dog

White Dog (1982)

Drama, Horror
90 minutes
3,37(223)
1