We are all familiar with the 80’s band of ew, goo, and boo brothers Michael, Jason, Freddie and Chuckie; here is a list of 20 80’s horror flicks that you may have forgotten about, or perhaps have never even heard about!
The Gate (1987) – You leave some kids home for a couple of days and all hell breaks loose.
Troll (1986) – Your little sister isn’t just a brat, she’s a monster!
Christine (1983) – Some guys love their car to death. Sometimes their cars love them back just as hard.
Night of the Creeps (1986) – It’s got everything: creatures, aliens, serial killers, zombies, and formal wear!
Dead and Buried (1981) – Some sleepy New England towns don’t take too kindly to strangers.
The Entity (1981) – No means no ghost!!!
Re-Animator (1985) – Move over Dr. Frankenstein! We have glowing green goo!
Wolfen (1987) – A cop tries to figure out what’s eating at the citizens of New York.
The Blob (1988) – Monster boogers, the re-make.
Warlock (1989) – A warlock and witch hunter play cat and mouse from one century to the 80’s future.
The Changeling (1980) – George C Scott in a haunted house with surround sound.
Night Of the Comet (1984) – The stores are open! Tang for everyone!
Lair Of the White Worm (1988) – Hugh Grant in a kilt and some giant, funky, worm stuff.
April Fool’s Day (1986) – The spork heiress’ birthday is going to be to die for!
Happy Birthday To Me (1981) – Some people would kill to be one of the rich, popular kids, others just kill.
Pumpkinhead (1988) – Revenge can be a killer. *Also happens to be one of the most touching horror movies ever.
The Keep (1983) – Sorry Nazi’s, there’s something even worse than you in those mountains.
Shocker (1989) – Beyond reality TV for one fried convict. * X-Files’ Skinner is the bad guy.
976-Evil (1988)- If you’re a loser, ring my bell, I’ll give you a horrorscope and deliver you to Hell. Who knew evil liked rhyming so much?
Pet Sematary (1989) – It’s sad when things die, but kind of worse when they show back up.
Kirsten is a Columbia College grad with a degree in writing and stuff. She has been a more traditional reviewer of horror films on other sites, but is now enjoying expanding her horizons to review, in her own way, a variety of films beloved by the masses…or just her, it’s really a toss-up.