The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1987

In our list of the best horror movies in 1987 we have Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, The Lost Boys, Angel Heart, Predator & A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. The top movie is Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.6/10 stars from 280 users. Starring in this 1987 movie is Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Greg Nicotero, Scott Spiegel, Sam Raimi. The second best 1987 horror movie is The Lost Boys scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.7/10 stars from 78 users. These are the best horror films of 1987 and we hope you enjoy the 21 movies in our list of 1987 horror movies.

List of 1987 Horror Films

  • Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (1987)

    Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn 1987
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.8/10

    Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Greg Nicotero, Scott Spiegel, Sam Raimi

  • The Lost Boys (1987)

    The Lost Boys 1987
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

    Corey Feldman, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Jamison Newlander, Alex Winter

  • Angel Heart (1987)

    Angel Heart 1987
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.3/10

    Pruitt Taylor Vince, Robert De Niro, Judith Drake, Mark L. Taylor, Stocker Fontelieu

  • Predator (1987)

    Predator 1987
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.8/10

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Peter Cullen, Henry Kingi, R.G. Armstrong

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors 1987
    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10

    Robert Englund, Laurence Fishburne, John Saxon, Heather Langenkamp, Rodney Eastman

  • The Hidden (1987)

    The Hidden 1987
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

    Lin Shaye, Danny Trejo, Robert Shaye, Larry Cedar, Buckley Norris

  • The Monster Squad (1987)

    The Monster Squad 1987
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

    Tom Woodruff Jr., Michael Reid MacKay, Leonardo Cimino, Robert Lesser, Jon Gries

  • Hellraiser (1987)

    Hellraiser 1987
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

    Doug Bradley, Michael Cassidy, Ashley Laurence, Nicholas Vince, Simon Bamford

  • Near Dark (1987)

    Near Dark 1987
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

    Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Troy Evans, Ed Corbett, Billy Beck

  • Bad Taste (1987)

    Bad Taste 1987
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

    Peter Jackson, Peter Vere-Jones, Grant Taylor, Pete O'Herne, Tony Hiles

  • The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

    The Witches of Eastwick 1987
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10

    Veronica Cartwright, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jack Nicholson, Richard Jenkins, Susan Sarandon

  • Slaughterhouse (1987)

    Slaughterhouse 1987
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.3/10

    Don Barrett, Joel Hoffman, Tom Normand, Lee Robinson, Jeanette Saylor

  • My Best Friend is a Vampire (1987)

    My Best Friend is a Vampire 1987
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

    David Warner, Amelia Kinkade, Kathy Bates, Paul Willson, Evan Mirand

  • Creepshow 2 (1987)

    Creepshow 2 1987
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Tom Savini, Stephen King, Holt McCallany, George Kennedy, Tom Wright

  • Prince of Darkness (1987)

    Prince of Darkness 1987
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

    Donald Pleasence, Peter Jason, Victor Wong, Alice Cooper, Thom Bray

  • A Return To Salem's Lot (1987)

    A Return To Salem's Lot 1987
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 4.3/10

    Tara Reid, Michael Moriarty, David Holbrook, James Dixon, Peter Hock

  • The Gate (1987)

    The Gate 1987
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Stephen Dorff, Carl Kraines, Ingrid Veninger, Louis Tripp, Kelly Rowan

  • Graveyard Shift (1987)

    Graveyard Shift 1987
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

    Neil Clifford, Michael A. Miranda, Ron Bacardi, Susan Hamann, Shayna V. David

  • My Demon Lover (1987)

    My Demon Lover 1987
    Our Score: 2/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

    Lin Shaye, Robert Trebor, James Gleason, Scott Valentine, Karl Johnson

  • Howling III / The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987)

    Howling III / The Marsupials: The Howling III 1987
    Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 3.1/10

    Robert Simper, Frank Thring, Lee Rice, Max Fairchild, Richard Carter