The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1978

In our list of the best horror movies in 1978 we have Dawn of the Dead, Halloween, Jaws 2, Piranha & I Spit on Your Grave. The top movie is Dawn of the Dead scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 8.4/10 stars from 679 users. Starring in this 1978 movie is Tom Savini, Ken Foree, David Early, George A. Romero, Christine Forrest. The second best 1978 horror movie is Halloween scoring 5/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.1/10 stars from 14 users. These are the best horror films of 1978 and we hope you enjoy the 5 movies in our list of 1978 horror movies.

List of 1978 Horror Films

  • Dawn of the Dead (1978)

    Dawn of the Dead 1978
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 8.0/10

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, David Early, George A. Romero, Christine Forrest

  • Halloween (1978)

    Halloween 1978
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 7.9/10

    Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Carpenter, P.J. Soles, Nancy Stephens

  • Jaws 2 (1978)

    Jaws 2 1978
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

    Roy Scheider, Jeffrey Kramer, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Susan French, Lorraine Gary

  • Piranha (1978)

    Piranha 1978
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Dick Miller, Shawn Nelson, Joe Dante, Kevin McCarthy, Belinda Balaski

  • I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

    I Spit on Your Grave 1978
    Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

    Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols, Gunter Kleemann