The 40 Best Horror Movies of 1978

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In our list of the best horror movies in 1978 we have Halloween, Dawn of the Dead, Jaws 2, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Magic, Someone's Watching Me! & Damien: Omen II. The top movie is Halloween scoring 8.574/10 stars in our weighted score. Starring in this 1978 movie is Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Carpenter, P.J. Soles, Nancy Stephens, Nancy Kyes, Charles Cyphers. The second best 1978 horror movie is Dawn of the Dead scoring 8.456/10 stars in our weighted score. These are the best horror films of 1978 and we hope you enjoy the 13 movies in our list of 1978 horror movies.

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List of 1978 Horror Films

Halloween (1978)

Halloween 1978
Our Score: 10/10   IMDB Score: 7.9/10

Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Carpenter, P.J. Soles, Nancy Stephens


Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Dawn of the Dead 1978
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 8.0/10

Tom Savini, Ken Foree, David Early, George A. Romero, Christine Forrest


Jaws 2 (1978)

Jaws 2 1978
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Roy Scheider, Robin Eddins, Jeffrey Kramer, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Susan French


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978
   IMDB Score: 7.4/10

Veronica Cartwright, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Chapman, Brooke Adams


Magic (1978)

Magic 1978
   IMDB Score: 6.8/10

Anthony Hopkins, Ed Lauter, Burgess Meredith, I.W. Klein, Patrick McCullough


Someone's Watching Me! (1978)

Someone's Watching Me! 1978
   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

Adrienne Barbeau, Charles Cyphers, John Mahon, James Murtaugh, J. Jay Saunders


Damien: Omen II (1978)

Damien: Omen II 1978
   IMDB Score: 6.3/10

Lance Henriksen, Robert Foxworth, Sylvia Sidney, Meshach Taylor, Leo McKern


Patrick (1978)

Patrick 1978
   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

Rod Mullinar, Peter Culpan, Paul Young, Frank Wilson, Walter Pym


Piranha (1978)

Piranha 1978
   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

Dick Miller, R.C. Keene, Belinda Balaski, Paul Bartel, Shawn Nelson


I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

I Spit on Your Grave 1978
   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols, Gunter Kleemann


Stranger in Our House (1978)

Stranger in Our House 1978
   IMDB Score: 5.5/10

Linda Blair, Billy Beck, Jeff East, Fran Drescher, Patricia Wilson


La montagna del dio cannibale (1978)

La montagna del dio cannibale 1978
   IMDB Score: 5.2/10

Stacy Keach, Franco Fantasia, Franco Cuccu, Franco Coduti, Claudio Morabito


The Manitou (1978)

The Manitou 1978
   IMDB Score: 5.1/10

Felix Silla, Michael Laren, Joe Gieb, Stella Stevens, Lurene Tuttle


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