The Best Horror Movies of the 1980s

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81

April Fool's Day 1986, 89 min.

Fred Walton     Starring: Jay BakerDeborah ForemanDeborah Goodrich

Horror    Mystery    Slasher Film

Down by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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85

Cat People 1982, 118 min.

Paul Schrader     Starring: Nastassja KinskiMalcolm McDowellJohn Heard

Drama    Family Drama    Fantasy

Held position in the past 45 days

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86

Alligator 1980, 91 min.

Lewis Teague     Starring: Robert ForsterRobin RikerMichael V. Gazzo

Horror    Monster Film    Natural Horror

Up by 12 in the past 45 days 12

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88

Waxwork 1988, 95 min.

Anthony Hickox     Starring: Zach GalliganDavid WarnerDana Ashbrook

Fantasy    Ghost Film    Haunted House Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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90

Maniac Cop 1988, 91 min.

William Lustig     Starring: Tom AtkinsBruce CampbellLaurene Landon

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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91

The Stuff 1985, 93 min.

Larry Cohen     Starring: Michael MoriartyAndrea MarcovicciScott Bloom

Comedy    Horror Comedy    Horror

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99

C.H.U.D. 1984, 96 min.

Douglas Cheek     Starring: John HeardDaniel SternChristopher Curry

Cannibal Film    Horror    Monster Film

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