In our list of the best horror movies in 1980 we have Friday the 13th, The Fog, Prom Night, Inferno & Maniac. The top movie is Friday the 13th scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.1/10 stars from 7 users. Starring in this 1980 movie is Tom Savini, Kevin Bacon, Ronn Carroll, Irwin Keyes, Adrienne King. The second best 1980 horror movie is The Fog scoring 5/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.7/10 stars from 6 users. These are the best horror films of 1980 and we hope you enjoy the 7 movies in our list of 1980 horror movies.

List of 1980 Horror Films

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th 1980
+71% Like of 7 votes

Tom Savini, Kevin Bacon, Ronn Carroll, Irwin Keyes, Adrienne King - This box office hit by Sean Cunningham (producer, writer, director) set a trend for countless immitations and was followed by seven sequels (all starring Jason Vorhees). Camp Crystal lake is getting ready…

The Fog

The Fog 1980
+67% Like of 6 votes

George 'Buck' Flower, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, Adrienne Barbeau, Nancy Kyes - The FOG brings with it the souls of the dammed. Fog is nothing new to the quaint seaside village of Antonio Bay. But on the night of its 100th anniversary, a fogbank rolls in unlike any other. Eerie lights,…

Prom Night

Prom Night 1980
+60% Like of 5 votes

Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert A. Silverman, Leslie Nielsen, George Touliatos, David Gardner - Directed by Paul Lynch, this cult horror masterpiece starring Leslie Nielsen and scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis paved the way for future slasher films and inspired such blockbusters as Scream and I Know…


Inferno 1980
+60% Like of 5 votes

Dario Argento, Alida Valli, Daria Nicolodi, Paolo Paoloni, Fulvio Mingozzi - The Master Of Horror Dario Argento Brings You Terror That's Hotter Than Hell! A young woman stumbles upon a mysterious diary that reveals the secrets of "The Three Mothers" and unleashes a nightmare world…


Maniac 1980
+50% Like of 6 votes

Tom Savini, Caroline Munro, Frank Pesce, Nelia Bacmeister, Louis Jawitz - In the midst of the junk-laden slasher movie craze of the late '70s/early '80s came one of those rare exceptions: "Maniac." Anchored by the brilliantly creepy performance of Joe Spinell…

He Knows You're Alone

He Knows You're Alone 1980
+67% Like of 6 votes

James Rebhorn, Tom Hanks, Russell Todd, Paul Gleason, Brian Byers - A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends are killed one by one, a cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to…

Don't Go in the House!

Don't Go in the House! 1980
+50% Like of 6 votes

Brian Cox, Peter Cushing, Patricia Quinn, Simon MacCorkindale, Gary Raymond - i like this movie alot, its still creepy now as it was in the 80's i was in 4 or 5th grade when my parents took me the drive in to see that and another two movies as well, umm horror express and…

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