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, I, Madman & Leviathan. 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, Michele Soavi, Asia Argento, Hugh Quarshie, Giovanni Lombardo Radice. 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 17 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, Michele Soavi, Asia Argento, Hugh Quarshie, Giovanni Lombardo Radice

  • The 'Burbs (1989)

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

    Dick Miller, Corey Feldman, Rance Howard, Robert Picardo, Archie Hahn

  • 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, Irene Cagen

  • I, Madman (1989)

    I, Madman 1989
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

    Christopher Kriesa, Clayton Rohner, Jenny Wright, Murray Rubin, Roger La Page

  • Leviathan (1989)

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

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

  • Pet Sematary (1989)

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

    Stephen King, Denise Crosby, Miko Hughes, Brad Greenquist, Michael Lombard

  • Halloween 5 (1989)

    Halloween 5 1989
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.2/10

    Danielle Harris, Greg Nicotero, Donald Pleasence, Matthew Walker, Troy Evans

  • 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

  • Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)

    Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat 1989
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 6.3/10

    Bruce Campbell, George 'Buck' Flower, David Carradine, Dana Ashbrook, Jim Metzler

  • Puppet Master (1989)

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

    Barbara Crampton, William Hickey, Irene Miracle, 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, Fred Henderson, Ken Kirzinger, Alex Diakun, Gordon Currie

  • 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, Thom Bray, Lawrence Tierney, Lewis Arquette, Brion James

  • 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

  • My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)

    My Mom's a Werewolf 1989
    Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.3/10

    John Saxon, Forrest J Ackerman, Forrest J. Ackerman, David Ursin, John Schuck

  • The Terror Within (1989)

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

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