The Best Of 80s Horror: The Top 10 Horror Movies From 1988


As we reach the end of the 80s, the films continue to get better and better. While perhaps not reaching the sheer volume of excellence saw in 1987 and 1986, 1988 holds its own as another one of the best years for horror. 88' saw the emergence of the last great horror icon of the 80s (Chucky) and, additionally, continued to display the excellent of legendary directors Craven and Carpenter. Beyond this, we were given a fantastic and grossly underrated Hellraiser sequel and other great sequels including Phantasm II, Ghoulies II and Return of the Living Dead II. Below I've included my top 10 favorite horror movies released in 1988. Check it out and let me know how you'd rank the movies in the comment section below!

10. The Serpent and the Rainbow

Rating:

 3.5 Scars

3.5 Scars


9. Waxwork

Rating:

 3.5 Scars

3.5 Scars


8. Pumpkinhead

Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars


7. Rabid Grannies

Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars


6. Hellbound: Hellraiser 2

Rating:

 4 Scars

4 Scars


5. Brain Damage

Rating:

 4.5 Scars

4.5 Scars


4. The Blob

Rating:

 4.5 Scars

4.5 Scars


3. Killer Klowns From Outer Space

Rating:

 4.5 Scars

4.5 Scars


2. They Live

Rating:

 4.5 Scars

4.5 Scars


1. Child's Play

Rating:

 5 Scars

5 Scars