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 & Stephen King's Cat's Eye. 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 587 users. Starring in this 1985 movie is Brian Peck, Linnea Quigley, Clu Gulager, James Karen, 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 14 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

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

Fright Night (1985)

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

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

Day of the Dead (1985)

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

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

Vampire Hunter D (1985)

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

Kirk Thornton, Michael McConnohie, Lara Cody, Ichirô Nagai, Yûsaku Yara

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, James Rebhorn, James Woods

Re-Animator (1985)

Re-Animator 1985
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Al Berry, Gerry Black, Bruce Abbott

Demons (1985)

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

Bobby Rhodes, Eliana Miglio, Michele Soavi, Lino Salemme, Stelio Candelli

Stephen King's Silver Bullet (1985)

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

William Newman, Corey Haim, Bill Smitrovich, Julius LeFlore, Laura Warner

Lifeforce (1985)

Lifeforce 1985
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

John Larroquette, Kerry Shale, Patrick Stewart, Burnell Tucker, James Payne

The Stuff (1985)

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

Michael Moriarty, Rutanya Alda, Patrick Dempsey, John Newton, Garrett Morris

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: 5.4/10

Robert Englund, Robert Shaye, Clu Gulager, Tom McFadden, Lyman Ward

Once Bitten (1985)

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

Stuart Charno, Dominick Brascia, Dean Stockwell, Beans Morocco, Megan Mullally

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, John Shepherd

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