In our list of the best horror movies in 1980 we have Friday the 13th, The Fog, Night of the Zombies, Altered States & Inferno. 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 9 movies in our list of 1980 horror movies.

List of 1980 Horror Films

Friday the 13th (1980)

Friday the 13th 1980
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10
+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 (1980)

The Fog 1980
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10
+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,…


Night of the Zombies (1980)

Night of the Zombies 1980
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 4.9/10
+60% Like of 5 votes

Larry Dolgin, Gregory Snegoff, Susan Spafford, Carolyn De Fonseca, Pat Starke - That's right. This one SWAT team member stupidly sets his rifles down, dons a tutu and a top hat and cane, and starts dancing! And you can guess what happens next. Yep...He gets eaten alive by the…

Altered States (1980)

Altered States 1980
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 6.9/10
+67% Like of 6 votes

William Hurt, John Larroquette, Drew Barrymore, Bob Balaban, Blair Brown - A MIND-ALTERING TRIP INTO THE HEART AND MIND OF A SCIENTIST HELL-BENT ON FINDING THE BEAST WITHIN.


Inferno (1980)

Inferno 1980
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10
+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)

Maniac 1980
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10
+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…


Mother's Day (1980)

Mother's Day 1980
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10
+71% Like of 7 votes

Michael McCleery, Frederick Coffin, Silas Davis, Vince Piccalo, Stanley Kaufman - Loving sons always do what their mothers tell them to...even if it's to kill. Directed by Charles Kaufman (brother of Troma President Lloyd Kaufman), the classic Mother’s Day delivers laughs…

Prom Night (1980)

Prom Night 1980
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10
+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…


 
 

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