The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1982

In our list of the best horror movies in 1982 we have Poltergeist, Creepshow, The Entity, Cat People & The Thing. The top movie is Poltergeist scoring 10/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.9/10 stars from 16 users. Starring in this 1982 movie is James Karen, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein, Allan Graf, Heather O'Rourke. The second best 1982 horror movie is Creepshow scoring 7/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.6/10 stars from 17 users. These are the best horror films of 1982 and we hope you enjoy the 12 movies in our list of 1982 horror movies.

List of 1982 Horror Films

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist 1982
Our Score: 10/10   IMDB Score: 7.4/10

James Karen, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein, Allan Graf, Heather O'Rourke

Creepshow (1982)

Creepshow 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10

Tom Savini, Adrienne Barbeau, Stephen King, Tom Atkins, Leslie Nielsen

The Entity (1982)

The Entity 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10

Barbara Hershey, George Coe, David Labiosa, Margaret Blye, Curt Lowens

Cat People (1982)

Cat People 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

Ray Wise, Frankie Faison, Malcolm McDowell, John Larroquette, John Heard

The Thing (1982)

The Thing 1982
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 8.2/10

Kurt Russell, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Keith David, Norbert Weisser

Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

Friday the 13th Part III 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Steve Miner, Amy Steel, Betsy Palmer, Steve Susskind, Nick Savage

One Dark Night (1982)

One Dark Night 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.8/10

Kevin Peter Hall, Meg Tilly, Elizabeth Daily, Adam West, Leo Gorcey Jr.

The Sword and The Sorcerer (1982)

The Sword and The Sorcerer 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Thomas Rosales Jr., Richard Lynch, Buckley Norris, Corey Burton, George Fisher

The Amityville Horror II: The Possession (1982)

The Amityville Horror II: The Possession 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Leonardo Cimino, Rutanya Alda, John Ring, Hollis Granville, Kim H. Ornitz

Swamp Thing (1982)

Swamp Thing 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Ray Wise, Adrienne Barbeau, David Hess, Nicholas Worth, Louis Jourdan

The Beast Within (1982)

The Beast Within 1982
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

R.G. Armstrong, Ronny Cox, Meshach Taylor, Don Gordon, John Dennis Johnston

Halloween 3: Season of the Witch (1982)

Halloween 3: Season of the Witch 1982
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

Jamie Lee Curtis, Dick Warlock, Tom Atkins, Nancy Kyes, Tommy Lee Wallace