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, Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton. 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, Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton

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, John Getz, Michael Copeman, Leslie Carlson

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, Bruce Quist, Frank Coronado

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, Ronn Carroll, Billy Beck, William Katt, Michael Ensign

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, Tony Goldwyn, Thom Mathews, Darcy DeMoss

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, Corey Burton, Billy Zane, Ethan Phillips

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, Dexter Fletcher, Myriam Cyr

Psycho 3 (III) (1986)

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

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

Witchboard (1986)

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

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

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