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 282 users. Starring in this 1987 movie is Ted Raimi, Greg Nicotero, Bruce Campbell, 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 7.8/10 stars from 80 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

Ted Raimi, Greg Nicotero, Bruce Campbell, 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, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander

Angel Heart (1987)

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

Pruitt Taylor Vince, Robert De Niro, Judith Drake, Mickey Rourke, Stocker Fontelieu

Predator (1987)

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Peter Cullen, Henry Kingi, Kevin Peter Hall

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, Heather Langenkamp, Clayton Landey, John Saxon

The Hidden (1987)

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

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

The Monster Squad (1987)

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

Tom Woodruff Jr., Leonardo Cimino, Michael Reid MacKay, Robert Lesser, Julius LeFlore

Hellraiser (1987)

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

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

Near Dark (1987)

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

Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Billy Beck, Troy Evans, Robert Winley

Bad Taste (1987)

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

Peter Jackson, Peter Vere-Jones, Grant Taylor, Tony Hiles, Steven Smith

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

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

Veronica Cartwright, Jack Nicholson, Richard Jenkins, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carel Struycken

Slaughterhouse (1987)

Slaughterhouse 1987
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Joel Hoffman, Don Barrett, Dave Fogel, Jeff Grossi, Hank Gum

My Best Friend is a Vampire (1987)

My Best Friend is a Vampire 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

David Warner, Amelia Kinkade, Paul Willson, Evan Mirand, Michelle La Vigne

Creepshow 2 (1987)

Creepshow 2 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

Tom Savini, Stephen King, Tom Wright, David Holbrook, Don Harvey

The Gate (1987)

The Gate 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

Stephen Dorff, Ingrid Veninger, Louis Tripp, Deborah Grover, Carl Kraines

Prince of Darkness (1987)

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

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

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, Jill Gatsby, Brad Rijn

Graveyard Shift (1987)

Graveyard Shift 1987
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.6/10

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: 4.6/10

Lin Shaye, Robert Trebor, Adrianne Sachs, Marsha Clark, Scott Valentine

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