The 8 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, 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 18 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 - Aliens (1986) is an American science-fiction action horror movie that is the sequel to Alien (1979) and is the second installment in the Alien franchise/series. The movie is two hours and 34 minutes and…

  • 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 - Little Shop of Horrors (1986) is an American rock musical horror comedy that was an adaptation composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman off-Broadway musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors. The comedy…

  • 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, Chris Douridas, Tobe Hooper - This movie is my favorite simply for blood and guts reasons. Leatherface is back, the silly ol' ugly pervert. How can you not love that guy. A foxy radio dj and a ranger type [**]-guy played by Dennis…

  • 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, Rick Paul, Megan Ores - I watched this last night after hearing never ending praise for it. Right away I noticed that it was basically an 80's cheesy b-movie. The acting was eh and the story was ehh and the gore was ehhh...But…

  • Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

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

    Robert Lesser, Noble Craig, Corey Burton, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein - "Poltergeist II: The Other Side" is a very interesting movie despite the fact that the plot was rather subpar. My favorite movie of all time is the original "Poltergeist," and this…

  • The Fly (1986)

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

    David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, Leslie Carlson, Geena Davis, Joy Boushel - Seth Brundle, a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against…

  • House (1986)

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

    Steven Williams, William Katt, Michael Ensign, Mindy Sterling, Felix Silla - This is one of the great movies of the 80s in MY collection that I think about all the time. Some minor spoilers This movie is scary.You never know what will happen in that house.William Katt moves back…

  • 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 - Finally, the series returns to what made it great as well as takes on a new feel. Friday part six has Tommy Jarvis (from parts four and five) returning to Crystal Lake to make sure Jason is dead, only…