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 Asia Argento, Tomas Arana, 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

Asia Argento, Tomas Arana, 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, Charles Schneider, Johnny Legend, Kathleen Kinmont

Leviathan (1989)

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

Tom Woodruff Jr., Ernie Hudson, Eugene Lipinski, Meg Foster, Daniel Stern

Pet Sematary (1989)

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

Stephen King, Dale Midkiff, Susan Blommaert, Richard Collier, Miko Hughes

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, Whit Hertford, Marc Siegler, Michael Bailey Smith

Puppet Master (1989)

Puppet Master 1989
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Barbara Crampton, William Hickey, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Kathryn O'Reilly, Matt Roe

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, Ken Kirzinger, Michael Benyaer, Alex Diakun, Kelly Hu

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, Lewis Arquette, Brion James, Thom Bray, Terry Alexander

The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

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

Sarah Douglas, Christopher Doyle, J. Don Ferguson, Jim Grimshaw, Heather Locklear

The Terror Within (1989)

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

John Lafayette, Starr Andreeff, George Kennedy, Terri Treas, Yvonne Saa

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