The 8 Best Horror Movies of 1972

In our list of the best horror movies in 1972 we have Private Parts, Last House on the Left, Godzilla vs. Gigan, Gargoyles & Dracula A.D. 1972. The top movie is Private Parts scoring 7/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6/10 stars from 5 users. Starring in this 1972 movie is Paul Bartel, John Lupton, Lucille Benson, Ayn Ruymen, Patrick Strong. The second best 1972 horror movie is Last House on the Left scoring 6/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 5/10 stars from 6 users. These are the best horror films of 1972 and we hope you enjoy the 8 movies in our list of 1972 horror movies.

List of 1972 Horror Films

  • Private Parts (1972)

    Private Parts 1972
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10

    Paul Bartel, John Lupton, Lucille Benson, Ayn Ruymen, Patrick Strong - Private Parts is just plain weird. A teen named Cheryl who is a runaway teen is trying to put her life together. She decides to shack up in the King Edward Hotel. She doesn't realize that she will…

  • Last House on the Left (1972)

    Last House on the Left 1972
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

    Steve Miner, Martin Kove, David Hess, Jonathan Craven, Marc Sheffler - Extremely graphic shocker written and directed by Wes Craven and produced by Sean S. Cunningham featuring chainsaw killings, disembowelment, and castration. Two girls are kidnapped by a gang of escaped…

  • Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)

    Godzilla vs. Gigan 1972
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

    Kenpachirô Satsuma, Haruo Nakajima, Michael Kaye, Naoya Kusakawa, Wataru Ômae - Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) is a Japanese Kaiju action adventure horror movie that is the twelfth film in the Godzilla series. Godzilla's greatest enemy, King Ghidorah returns in this film, and this…

  • Gargoyles (1972)

    Gargoyles 1972
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

    Scott Glenn, Bernie Casey, Rock A. Walker, Jim Connell, Vic Perrin - So what if it is a 70's horror flick and the gargoyles are actors in rubber suits. When I watched this movie as a child, it literally scared the crap out of me and induced nightmares of a gargoyle…

  • Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

    Dracula A.D. 1972 1972
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Christopher Lee, David Andrews, Peter Cushing, Christopher Neame, Caroline Munro - London's become a small town for a handful of jaded psychedelic-era hipsters. But Johnny Alucard has a groovy new way for his pals to get their kicks. A certain ritual will be the living end, he…

  • Blacula (1972)

    Blacula 1972
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

    Emily Yancy, Elisha Cook Jr., David Westberg, Leoda Richards, Adolph Caesar - Urban action and fatal attraction give rise to a groove from beyond the grave in this funkadelic, fangadelic Soul Cinema sensation! The eternally cool William Marshall puts a fresh spin on the age-old…

  • Night of the Lepus (1972)

    Night of the Lepus 1972
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 4.0/10

    Janet Leigh, Jerry Dunphy, Robert Gooden, Stuart Whitman, Don Starr - Night of the Lepus is one of those weird movies that make you wonder what everyone was thinking when they made this. Anyway, this film is about rabbits that have been genetically altered in the hopes…

  • Night of a 1000 Cats (1972)

    Night of a 1000 Cats 1972
    Our Score: 1/10   IMDB Score: 3.4/10

    Hugo Stiglitz, Anjanette Comer, Zulma Faiad, Christa Linder, Tere Velázquez - A Millionaire playboy flies around Acapulco in his private helicopter to pick up sexy young women. He whisks them away to his secluded old castle where he wines and dines them. With the aid of his helper…