The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1986

In our list of the best horror movies in 1986 we have Aliens, Little Shop of Horrors, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer & Poltergeist II: The Other Side. The top movie is Aliens scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.2/10 stars from 63 users. Starring in this 1986 movie is Lance Henriksen, Sigourney Weaver, Mac McDonald, Bill Paxton, Daniel Kash. The second best 1986 horror movie is Little Shop of Horrors scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 5/10 stars from 22 users. These are the best horror films of 1986 and we hope you enjoy the 17 movies in our list of 1986 horror movies.

List of 1986 Horror Films

  • Aliens (1986)

    Aliens 1986
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 8.4/10

    Lance Henriksen, Sigourney Weaver, Mac McDonald, Bill Paxton, Daniel Kash

  • Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

    Little Shop of Horrors 1986
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.9/10

    Kerry Shale, Michael Shannon, Bill Murray, Bob Sessions, Sergio Kato

  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

    Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 1986
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 5.5/10

    Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Dennis Hopper, Tobe Hooper, Lou Perryman

  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 1986
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

    Tom Towles, Michael Rooker, Kurt Naebig, Denise Sullivan, Ray Atherton

  • Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

    Poltergeist II: The Other Side 1986
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

    Noble Craig, Corey Burton, Robert Lesser, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein

  • The Fly (1986)

    The Fly 1986
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10

    David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, John Getz, Michael Copeman, Leslie Carlson

  • House (1986)

    House 1986
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

    Steven Williams, William Katt, Michael Ensign, Billy Beck, Mindy Sterling

  • Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)

    Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI 1986
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Corey Feldman, Kimberly Beck, Thom Mathews, Tony Goldwyn, Alan Blumenfeld

  • Vamp (1986)

    Vamp 1986
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.8/10

    Billy Drago, Greg Lewis, Robert Rusler, Julius LeFlore, Gedde Watanabe

  • Maximum Overdrive (1986)

    Maximum Overdrive 1986
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

    Frankie Faison, Stephen King, Chris Britton, J.C. Quinn, Julius LeFlore

  • Critters (1986)

    Critters 1986
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

    Lin Shaye, Dee Wallace, Ethan Phillips, Corey Burton, Billy Zane

  • Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns (1986)

    Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns 1986
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Michele Mirabella, Asia Argento, Bobby Rhodes, Eliana Miglio, Lino Salemme

  • Gothic (1986)

    Gothic 1986
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

    Julian Sands, Kiran Shah, Gabriel Byrne, Timothy Spall, Dexter Fletcher

  • Psycho 3 (III) (1986)

    Psycho 3 (III) 1986
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.2/10

    Lee Garlington, Anthony Perkins, Jeff Fahey, Hugo Stanger, Virginia Gregg

  • Witchboard (1986)

    Witchboard 1986
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

    James W. Quinn, Ty Copeman, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite, Todd Allen

  • Troll (1986)

    Troll 1986
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.3/10

    Phil Fondacaro, Michael Moriarty, Anne Lockhart, Dale Wyatt, John Carl Buechler

  • Deadtime Stories (1986)

    Deadtime Stories 1986
    Our Score: 1/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

    Melissa Leo, Ron Bush, Scott Valentine, Matt Mitler, Lisa Cain