The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1986

In our list of the best horror movies in 1986 we have Aliens, Little Shop of Horrors, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Poltergeist II: The Other Side & The Fly. 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, Bill Paxton, Mac McDonald, Michael Biehn. 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, Bill Paxton, Mac McDonald, Michael Biehn

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

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

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

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, Pamela Fox, David Katz

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

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

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

The Fly (1986)

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

David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, Joy Boushel, John Getz

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, Thom Mathews, Kimberly Beck, Mike Nomad, Tony Goldwyn

Vamp (1986)

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

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

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, John Bloom, Jim Siedow

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

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

Frankie Faison, Stephen King, Chris Britton, Julius LeFlore, Leon Rippy

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, Myriam Cyr

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