In our list of the best horror movies in 1979 we have Amityville Horror, The, Alien, Phantasm, Mad Max & Zombie (Zombi 2). The top movie is Amityville Horror, The scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 9/10 stars from 8 users. Starring in this 1979 movie is James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton.

Amityville Horror, The

Amityville Horror, The 1979
+88% Like of 8 votes

James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton - A young man, Ronald DeFeo, ruthlessly murders his entire family with a shotgun one evening for no apparent reason. The detectives that arrive to try and make sense of the crime place the time of death…


Alien 1979
+75% Like of 24 votes

Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton - The beginning of one of the greatest series of all time. This film will always remain a classic. It's scary, influential and insanely entertaining. Not just that but Ridley Scott actually has a great…


Phantasm 1979
+42% Like of 26 votes

Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Angus Scrimm, Kenneth V. Jones - While spying on his older brother at a friend's funeral, Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) notices strange things happening at Morningside Cemetery. He witnesses a Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) picking up a full…

Mad Max

Mad Max 1979
+71% Like of 7 votes

Mel Gibson and Tim Burns - The Road Warrior is already a classic, sans condescending genre distinctions like "sci-fi" or "action." But the story of Mel Gibson's stately antihero begins in Mad Max, George…

Zombie (Zombi 2)

Zombie (Zombi 2) 1979
+59% Like of 174 votes

Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch and Richard Johnson - Lucio Fulci created some of the best zombie films proving that Italians love zombies and gore. Lucio is a tricky one that in order to create more attention to his film, actually first named this…


Dracula 1979
+50% Like of 8 votes

Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan, and Trevor Eve - Dracula (1979) is an American/British romance horror movie that is based on author Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula. Director John Badham (Saturday Night Fever (1977), Short Circuit (1986), Nick of Time (1995))…

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre 1979
+60% Like of 5 votes

Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Roland Topor, and Walter Ladengast - It is 1850 in the beautiful town of Wismar. Jonathan Harker is about to leave on a long journey, despite desperate warnings from his wife Lucy. Upon his arrival, he is greeted by a pale, wraith-like figure…

Killer Nun

Killer Nun 1979
+60% Like of 5 votes

Anita Ekberg, Paola Morra, Alida Valli, Massimo Serato, and Daniele Dublino - Killer Nun From the Secret Files of the Vatican! Uncut! Uncensored! Unholy! Legendary Swedish sex bomb Anita Ekberg (LA DOLCE VITA) stars as sister Gertrude, a cruel nun who discovers depraved pleasure…

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