The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1982

In our list of the best horror movies in 1982 we have The Thing, Poltergeist, Creepshow, The Entity & Cat People. The top movie is The Thing scoring 10/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.4/10 stars from 14 users. Starring in this 1982 movie is Kurt Russell, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Keith David, Norbert Weisser. The second best 1982 horror movie is Poltergeist scoring 10/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.2/10 stars from 18 users. These are the best horror films of 1982 and we hope you enjoy the 12 movies in our list of 1982 horror movies.

List of 1982 Horror Films

The Thing (1982)

The Thing 1982
Our Score: 10/10   IMDB Score: 8.2/10

Kurt Russell, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Keith David, Norbert Weisser


Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist 1982
Our Score: 10/10   IMDB Score: 7.4/10

Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein, James Karen, Allan Graf, Heather O'Rourke


Creepshow (1982)

Creepshow 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.9/10

Tom Savini, Stephen King, Adrienne Barbeau, David Early, Tom Atkins


The Entity (1982)

The Entity 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10

Barbara Hershey, George Coe, Natasha Ryan, Allan Rich, David Labiosa


Cat People (1982)

Cat People 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

Ray Wise, John Larroquette, Frankie Faison, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard


Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

Friday the 13th Part III 1982
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Steve Miner, Amy Steel, Betsy Palmer, Steve Dash, Steve Susskind


One Dark Night (1982)

One Dark Night 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.8/10

Kevin Peter Hall, Meg Tilly, Elizabeth Daily, Leo Gorcey Jr., Martin Nosseck


The Sword and The Sorcerer (1982)

The Sword and The Sorcerer 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Thomas Rosales Jr., Corey Burton, Richard Lynch, Buckley Norris, Simmy Bow


The Amityville Horror II: The Possession (1982)

The Amityville Horror II: The Possession 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Leonardo Cimino, Rutanya Alda, Alice Playten, Rudy Jones, Petra Leah


Swamp Thing (1982)

Swamp Thing 1982
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Ray Wise, Adrienne Barbeau, David Hess, Louis Jourdan, Dick Durock


The Beast Within (1982)

The Beast Within 1982
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.5/10

R.G. Armstrong, John Dennis Johnston, Ronny Cox, Luke Askew, L.Q. Jones


Halloween 3: Season of the Witch (1982)

Halloween 3: Season of the Witch 1982
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 4.6/10

Jamie Lee Curtis, Dick Warlock, Tom Atkins, Nancy Kyes, Tommy Lee Wallace