10 Most Underrated 80s Horror Movies

  • Published: 08 October 2019
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  • Amber_pops133 Xoxo
    Amber_pops133 Xoxo  2 hours back

    The 70’s,80’s,90’s and 00’s Horror movies are so much better 🧟‍♀️🧟‍♀️💀💀

    Return of the Living Dead 1 & 2
    Friday the 13th 1-8
    Night of the Creeps (1986)
    House 1 & 2
    Evil Dead 1 & 2
    Fright Night (1985)
    Fright Night Part 2 (1988)
    Chopping Mall
    An American Werewolf in London
    The Shining (1980)
    The Thing (1982)
    Prom Night 1 & 2
    Nightmare on elm street 1-5
    The Fly 1 & 2
    The Fog (1980)
    Creepshow 1 & 2
    The Lost Boys (1987)
    My Bloody Valentine
    Monster Squad
    Motel Hell (1980)
    The Funhouse
    Terror Train (1980)
    TCM 2 (1986)
    The Blob (1988)
    Night of the Demons (1988)
    Hellraiser 1 & 2
    The Howling Trilogy
    Day of the Dead (1985)
    Stepfather 1 & 2
    The Prowler (1981)
    Hell Night (1981)
    Blood Rage (1987)
    House on Sorority Row (1983)
    Re-Animator (1985)
    Silver Bullet
    Phantom of the Opera
    The Hitcher (1986)
    Sleepaway Camp Trilogy
    Dead & Buried (1981)
    Halloween 4 (1988)
    Halloween 5 (1989)

    Are my fav 80’s Horror movies 🧟‍♀️🧟‍♀️🧟‍♀️🕷

    • alvaro prieto torres
      alvaro prieto torres  3 hours back

      I miss in the top The prince of darkness and The Keep

      • alvaro prieto torres
        alvaro prieto torres  3 hours back

        Shocker is one of my favourites. I love Horace and the bso

        • Lil Night Vision
          Lil Night Vision  11 hours back

          you bleep shit but you wont bleep bitch lmaoo

          • Bret Debelak
            Bret Debelak  18 hours back

            Basket Case

            • Madeline H.
              Madeline H.  1 days back

              Don’t forget Fright Night and Fright Night Part II! Those movies never get the love they deserve. Especially the sequel. It’s one of the more solid horror sequels I’ve ever seen. Plus, who doesn’t love Roddy McDowall?

              • John Tziannis
                John Tziannis  2 days back

                You can tell that Curtains was Canadian because it was such a B grade film.

                • Sinjin Smyth
                  Sinjin Smyth  2 days back

                  Very Decent list including no1 being 'The Changelling', loved the Gate, and Silver Bullet ( as I could watch them with my family) also CHUD (remember part 2, Bud the Chud, lol) and Shocker. Only missing about 20 other films (subjective)
                  The Video Dead, Prince of Darkness, The Burning, Night of the Demons, Waxwork, Deadly Friend, Creepshow 2, The Prowler, Alligator, From Beyond, Paperhouse.....I loved the 80's

                  • Freeden
                    Freeden  2 days back

                    The Gate!I loved that movie when I was a kid. It had everything I loved about 80's movies as a kid all in one feature.

                    • Sinjin Smyth
                      Sinjin Smyth  2 days back

                      and you could watch it with the family!

                  • corey jackson
                    corey jackson  2 days back

                    What year was hell night

                    • Jonny
                      Jonny  2 days back

                      The Blob 88

                      • SuperFine Autos
                        SuperFine Autos  2 days back

                        Scarecrows 1988 is worth naming. Totally underrated!

                        • Cole REVIEWS
                          Cole REVIEWS  2 days back

                          MY TOP 5 UNDERRATED HORROR MOVIES FROM THE 1980'S
                          1. CHRISTINE (1983)
                          2. MY BLOODY VALENTINE (1981)
                          3. SILVER BULLET (1985)
                          4. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME (1981)
                          5. APRIL FOOLS DAY (1986)

                          • GROMADELPHIA Squad
                            GROMADELPHIA Squad  2 days back

                            Pumpkin head is a great movie

                            • James Mac Coisteala
                              James Mac Coisteala  2 days back

                              Criminally omitted from this list.. Evil Dead, Day of the dead, Hellraiser, Reanimator, Cannibal Holocaust..

                              • Philip Meckley
                                Philip Meckley  2 days back

                                Ghost Story, 1981.

                                • Sinjin Smyth
                                  Sinjin Smyth  2 days back

                                  Ho Li Fook - I just remembered that film, creep AF

                              • teasjala miles
                                teasjala miles  2 days back

                                I got a couple of underrated 80s horror movie The burning
                                Cheerleader camp
                                The house on sorority row
                                April fools day
                                If some of these movies ring a bell if not then what tha hell....

                                • J Bro
                                  J Bro  2 days back

                                  What about The Howling with Dee Wallace?
                                  "What's that werewolf movie with E.T.'s mom in it?"
                                  "The Howling. Horror. Straight ahead."
                                  LOL! Gotta love Scream.

                                  • Sinjin Smyth
                                    Sinjin Smyth  2 days back

                                    Howling was very successful when it released

                                • sinemacula1964
                                  sinemacula1964  3 days back

                                  Silver Bullet Excellent Film however I have listened to what you have too say about the film and at a certain point 8:48 you say a Paralytic boy do you not mean a Paraplegic Boy ?? anyhow great film .. And The Changeling one of my all time favorite films not to be mistaken for the Angelina Jolie film that came out later.

                                  • robert stroshine
                                    robert stroshine  3 days back

                                    How about chopping mall thats the 1st one i could think of

                                    • Mike Gray
                                      Mike Gray  3 days back

                                      Witchboard definitely should be on this list.

                                      • Thanos X Escrow
                                        Thanos X Escrow  3 days back

                                        You should list the name of the movies in order in description also

                                        • Robert Perry
                                          Robert Perry  3 days back

                                          Silver bullet was brilliant, Fantastic video.

                                          • Sinjin Smyth
                                            Sinjin Smyth  2 days back

                                            I always liked the flute music that played during that film!

                                        • Cherokee Ward
                                          Cherokee Ward  4 days back

                                          Pumpkinhead is my fav 80s movie!

                                          • PG FAMILY FRIENDLY
                                            PG FAMILY FRIENDLY  4 days back

                                            How come happy birthday to me is not on here

                                          • neworleansguy10
                                            neworleansguy10  4 days back

                                            Slumber Party Massacre is truly dreadful.

                                            • Matt Ferguson
                                              Matt Ferguson  4 days back

                                              Pumpkin head

                                              • Leese Emme
                                                Leese Emme  4 days back

                                                I love "Night of the Comet"!

                                                • random269
                                                  random269  4 days back

                                                  Stop yelling I hate it. We can hear you!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                                  • random269
                                                    random269  4 days back

                                                    Like the music better than now.

                                                    • William Hughes
                                                      William Hughes  4 days back

                                                      Seen all those movie other than 8, 7, 6,

                                                      • William Hughes
                                                        William Hughes  4 days back

                                                        You forgot The Burning and Children Of The Corn. Two of my faves growing up in the 80s.

                                                        • undead Otter
                                                          undead Otter  4 days back

                                                          The gate was a great movie. I loved it growing up in the 80s

                                                          • Evil Doughboy
                                                            Evil Doughboy  5 days back

                                                            Out of all the movies on this list, I'd have to say the Changeling is the best. It reminds me of spooky movies that rely more on the actors and the environment, rather than repetitive jump-scares and Hokie special effects. Some other examples are The Shining, The Amityville Horror, and Rosemary's Baby.

                                                            • Patrick McPherson
                                                              Patrick McPherson  5 days back

                                                              From what I remember Sean Cunningham who did Friday the 13th, had a similar film to Shocker; it was called The Horror Show. I preferred the Wes Craven movie.

                                                              • vxy357
                                                                vxy357  5 days back

                                                                Fear No Evil and Night School were pretty scary.

                                                                • mixboy79
                                                                  mixboy79  5 days back

                                                                  Great list

                                                                  • Irving M
                                                                    Irving M  5 days back

                                                                    night of the creeps

                                                                    • honeychilerider
                                                                      honeychilerider  5 days back

                                                                      That's actually a really good list. Good for you guys.

                                                                      • Sinjin Smyth
                                                                        Sinjin Smyth  2 days back

                                                                        But they missed out 'See No Evil, Hear No Evil'....that was pretty shocking

                                                                    • Evan Parra FX
                                                                      Evan Parra FX  5 days back

                                                                      If I had to pick one of the most underrated horror movies of not just the 80s, but of all time, it would have to probably be Possession (1981). It's absolutely insane!

                                                                      • Michael Chevrefils
                                                                        Michael Chevrefils  5 days back

                                                                        Lol. I love kung fury. Don't mess with the Hoff

                                                                        • Phil Lee
                                                                          Phil Lee  5 days back

                                                                          You should add puppet master demons ghouls and critters night of the demons and night of the creeps

                                                                          • Magtibay Annabelle
                                                                            Magtibay Annabelle  6 days back

                                                                            In my 40s now trying to remember the movies that i watch with my grandma . Now i know the title of one those movies. Q the winged serpent. I thought then it was for kids movie. Thank you WhatCulture

                                                                            • 360 Entertainment
                                                                              360 Entertainment  6 days back

                                                                              I think the only one on this list I haven’t seen is Curtains!

                                                                              • nigel rodrigues
                                                                                nigel rodrigues  6 days back

                                                                                Great movie recommendations!!!!!! Thank you

                                                                                • Mace Crawford
                                                                                  Mace Crawford  6 days back

                                                                                  What about silent night deadly night. It caused a big up roar when it came out. But it was a great movie.

                                                                                  • LKJ Slain
                                                                                    LKJ Slain  6 days back

                                                                                    I love when I watch movies like this and see a family friend in one of the movies. haha. <3

                                                                                    • Wayne Jennings
                                                                                      Wayne Jennings  6 days back