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 587 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, Don Brockett

Vampire Hunter D (1985)

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

Michael McConnohie, Kirk Thornton, Barbara Goodson, Steve Kramer, Ichirô Nagai

Re-Animator (1985)

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

Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Gerry Black, Bruce Abbott, David Gale

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, Victor Beard, Bobby Rhodes, Eliana Miglio, Urbano Barberini

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, James Dixon, Peter Hock

Once Bitten (1985)

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

Stuart Charno, Ron Vernan, Jeb Stuart Adams, Opelene Bartley, Chris Tashima

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