Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 decade ago

Favorite 70-80's Horror Film? & Why?

Friday the 13th - Jason is an icon of the 80's & unstoppable.

14 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    It's hard to pick just one, but all of these where great movie experiences for me.

    Stephen King's The Shining- "Here's Johnny!"

    Poltergeist- I'll never give my kid a stuffed clown because of this movie

    The Exorcist- Still won't watch it alone in the dark

    Pet Cemetary- One of the few that gave me nightmares

  • 1 decade ago

    1966 Plague of the zombies- Oh hammer films you did it again

    74 Captain Kronos Vampire hunter - It is a sword fighting vampire slayer that could put blade to shame

    1985 Return of the living dead- It just freakin rocked...MORE BRAINS!!!!!

    The stories today are ok but horror got good in about 64 with spider baby ( I THINK I SHOULD HATE YOU)and ran strong through the late 80's with

    Zombies, Vampires and slashers .

    so many cult classics and great horrors I could name a hundred and would still wish I named just one more.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Amityville Horror.

  • 1 decade ago

    Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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  • Paul T
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    I'm not sure when this one was made, but "The People Under the Stairs" is GREAT. Super cheesy... should have been billed as a comedy. Go watch it. Laugh.

  • 1 decade ago

    80s - Fright Night

    It was one of the first "scary" movies I ever saw, I used to watch it over and over again. I recently saw it on TV and it was so ridiculous! LOL.

  • 1 decade ago

    Original Halloween, as it favored honest, thrilling scares over mere gore

  • 1 decade ago

    The Omen .. Creepier then anything when the Nanny hung herself.

  • C'kins
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    "Black Christmas" - It was made in the late 70's and It will traumatize you for sure!

    Especially anyone alone or babysitting...BEST I've ever seen, and It's scared a lot of guys/men I know, too!!

    :-) C

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The Amityville Horror.

    It's so bad that it's good: horror in suburbia.

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