The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1986

In our list of the best horror movies in 1986 we have Aliens, Little Shop of Horrors, The Fly, 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, Tom Woodruff Jr., Sigourney Weaver, 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, Tom Woodruff Jr., Sigourney Weaver, 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

The Fly (1986)

The Fly 1986
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10

David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Michael Copeman

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, Monica Anne O'Malley, Tom McKearn

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

Poltergeist II: The Other Side 1986
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

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

House (1986)

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

Steven Williams, Michael Ensign, Felix Silla, Ronn Carroll, Billy Beck

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, Mike Nomad

Vamp (1986)

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

Julius LeFlore, Billy Drago, Greg Lewis, Simmy Bow, Roger Hampton

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 1986
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.5/10

Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Dennis Hopper, Chris Douridas, Tobe Hooper

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

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

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

Critters (1986)

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

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

Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns (1986)

Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns 1986
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

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

Gothic (1986)

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

Kiran Shah, Julian Sands, Gabriel Byrne, Myriam Cyr, Timothy Spall

Psycho 3 (III) (1986)

Psycho 3 (III) 1986
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.3/10

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

Witchboard (1986)

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

James W. Quinn, Ty Copeman, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite, Burke Byrnes

Troll (1986)

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

Phil Fondacaro, Michael Moriarty, John Carl Buechler, Brad Hall, Jacquelyn Band

Deadtime Stories (1986)

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

Melissa Leo, Patrick McCord, Ron Bush, Scott Valentine, Lisa Cain