The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1985

In our list of the best horror movies in 1985 we have Return of the Living Dead, Fright Night, Day of the Dead, Vampire Hunter D & Re-Animator. The top movie is Return of the Living Dead scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.7/10 stars from 586 users. Starring in this 1985 movie is Linnea Quigley, Brian Peck, James Karen, Clu Gulager, Thom Mathews. The second best 1985 horror movie is Fright Night scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 8.3/10 stars from 59 users. These are the best horror films of 1985 and we hope you enjoy the 13 movies in our list of 1985 horror movies.

List of 1985 Horror Films

  • Return of the Living Dead (1985)

    Return of the Living Dead 1985
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.3/10

    Linnea Quigley, Brian Peck, James Karen, Clu Gulager, Thom Mathews

  • Fright Night (1985)

    Fright Night 1985
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.1/10

    Christopher Lee, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, Chris Hendrie, Nick Savage

  • Day of the Dead (1985)

    Day of the Dead 1985
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

    Greg Nicotero, George A. Romero, Gary Jones, Bruce Kirkpatrick, Joseph Pilato

  • Vampire Hunter D (1985)

    Vampire Hunter D 1985
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

    Michael McConnohie, Kirk Thornton, Steve Kramer, Barbara Goodson, Edie Mirman

  • Re-Animator (1985)

    Re-Animator 1985
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.3/10

    Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Bruce Abbott, David Gale, Peter Kent

  • Stephen King's Cat's Eye (1985)

    Stephen King's Cat's Eye 1985
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

    Frank Welker, Charles S. Dutton, Drew Barrymore, Candy Clark, James Woods

  • Demons (1985)

    Demons 1985
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

    Michele Soavi, Stelio Candelli, Lamberto Bava, Victor Beard, Bobby Rhodes

  • Stephen King's Silver Bullet (1985)

    Stephen King's Silver Bullet 1985
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.3/10

    Corey Haim, William Newman, Bill Smitrovich, Julius LeFlore, Everett McGill

  • The Stuff (1985)

    The Stuff 1985
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Michael Moriarty, Rutanya Alda, Patrick Dempsey, Eric Bogosian, James Dixon

  • Once Bitten (1985)

    Once Bitten 1985
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

    Stuart Charno, Tamara Carrera, Ron Vernan, Jeb Stuart Adams, Opelene Bartley

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge 1985
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.3/10

    Robert Englund, Robert Shaye, Clu Gulager, Robert Rusler, Marshall Bell

  • Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

    Friday the 13th: A New Beginning 1985
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.7/10

    Corey Feldman, Kimberly Beck, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Marco St. John, Mark Venturini

  • Howling II (1985)

    Howling II 1985
    Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 3.3/10

    Christopher Lee, Sybil Danning, Annie McEnroe, Judd Omen, Ferdy Mayne