The Best of 80s Horror: The Top 10 Horror Movies From 1982


As a whole, 1982 didn't produce a lot of essential viewing in terms of 80s horror movies. While a few classics emerged from the relatively silent year, several less memorable entries nudged their way to the bottom of the list. As the decade slowly moved away from the 70s, many films struggled to acquire a new identity in the 80s. Though we began to see glimpses of mid to late 80s horror, 1982 still proved to be quite distinct in terms of atmosphere and aesthetic. Regardless, I've constructed a list of what I deem to be the best horror movies released in 1982. As always, keep in mind that lists are subjective and thus getting angry for my personal choices and tastes is completely fruitless.

10. Friday the 13th Part III

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 3 Scars

3 Scars

 


9.  Q: The Winged Serpent

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 3.5 Scars

3.5 Scars

 


8.  New York Ripper

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 3.5 Scars

3.5 Scars

 


7. Forbidden World

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 3.5 Scars

3.5 Scars

 


6. Halloween III: Season of the Witch

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 3.5 Scars

3.5 Scars

 


5. Basket Case

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars

 


4. Creepshow

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars

 

3. Poltergeist

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars

 

2. Tenebre

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars

 

1. The Thing

 

80shorror.net Rating:

 5 Scars

5 Scars