The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1989

In our list of the best horror movies in 1989 we have The Church, The 'Burbs, Bride of Re-Animator, Leviathan & Pet Sematary. The top movie is The Church scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 5.3/10 stars from 17 users. Starring in this 1989 movie is Tomas Arana, Asia Argento, Hugh Quarshie, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Michele Soavi. The second best 1989 horror movie is The 'Burbs scoring 7/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 4.4/10 stars from 18 users. These are the best horror films of 1989 and we hope you enjoy the 13 movies in our list of 1989 horror movies.

List of 1989 Horror Films

The Church (1989)

The Church 1989
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Tomas Arana, Asia Argento, Hugh Quarshie, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Michele Soavi

The 'Burbs (1989)

The 'Burbs 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10

Dick Miller, Corey Feldman, Rance Howard, Robert Picardo, Nicky Katt

Bride of Re-Animator (1989)

Bride of Re-Animator 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Jeffrey Combs, Noble Craig, Johnny Legend, Charles Schneider, Kathleen Kinmont

Leviathan (1989)

Leviathan 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Tom Woodruff Jr., Eugene Lipinski, Ernie Hudson, Meg Foster, Larry Dolgin

Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary 1989
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10

Stephen King, Denise Crosby, Dale Midkiff, Susan Blommaert, Richard Collier

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.1/10

Robert Englund, Noble Craig, Michael Bailey Smith, Whit Hertford, Marc Siegler

Puppet Master (1989)

Puppet Master 1989
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

Barbara Crampton, William Hickey, Peter Frankland, Andrew Kimbrough, Jimmie F. Skaggs

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan 1989
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

Kane Hodder, Alex Diakun, Gordon Currie, Fred Henderson, Ken Kirzinger

House 3 (III): The Horror Show (1989)

House 3 (III): The Horror Show 1989
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.8/10

Lance Henriksen, Brion James, Greg Kean, Thom Bray, Lawrence Tierney

The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

The Return of Swamp Thing 1989
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.4/10

Christopher Doyle, Sarah Douglas, Jim Grimshaw, Nicholas Worth, J. Don Ferguson

The Terror Within (1989)

The Terror Within 1989
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 4.9/10

Terri Treas, John Lafayette, Starr Andreeff, George Kennedy, Tommy Hinkley

Shocker (1989)

Shocker 1989
Our Score: 2/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Ted Raimi, Wes Craven, Mitch Pileggi, Heather Langenkamp, Christopher Kriesa

Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)

Howling V: The Rebirth 1989
Our Score: 2/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

Elizabeth Shé, Clive Turner, Philip Davis, William Shockley, Mark Sivertsen