The 40 Best Horror Movies of 1982

List of 1982 Horror Films

In our list of the best horror movies in 1982 we have The Thing, Poltergeist, Creepshow, Cat People, Friday the 13th Part III, The Entity & Amityville II: The Possession. The top movie is The Thing scoring 8.227/10 stars in our weighted score. Starring in this movie is Kurt Russell, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Keith David, Norbert Weisser, Charles Hallahan, Wilford Brimley. The second best 1982 horror movie is Poltergeist scoring 8.199/10 stars in our weighted score. These are the best horror films of 1982 and we hope you enjoy the 20 movies in our list of 1982 horror movies.

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

James Karen, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein, 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

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 Susskind, Nick Savage

The Entity (1982)

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

Barbara Hershey, George Coe, Tom Stern, Natasha Ryan, Allan Rich

Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

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

Leonardo Cimino, Rutanya Alda, Alice Playten, Petra Leah, John Ring

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

Tenebre (1982)

Tenebre 1982
   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

John Saxon, Michele Soavi, Lamberto Bava, Dario Argento, Gianpaolo Saccarola

The Beast Within (1982)

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

R.G. Armstrong, Ronny Cox, John Dennis Johnston, L.Q. Jones, Bibi Besch

Swamp Thing (1982)

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

Ray Wise, Adrienne Barbeau, Mimi Craven, Nicholas Worth, David Hess

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., Nancy Mott

Pieces (1982)

Pieces 1982
   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Jack Taylor, Paul L. Smith, Pilar Alcón, Dan Sturkie, Larry Dolgin

Q (1982)

Q 1982
   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, John Capodice, James Dixon

The Last Horror Film (1982)

The Last Horror Film 1982
   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black, Caroline Munro, John Hamilton, Isabelle Adjani

Manhattan Baby (1982)

Manhattan Baby 1982
   IMDB Score: 4.8/10

Lucio Fulci, Edward Mannix, Giovanni Frezza, Tonino Pulci, Frank von Kuegelgen

The Slayer (1982)

The Slayer 1982
   IMDB Score: 4.6/10

Carl Kraines, Newell Alexander, Alan McRae, Frederick Flynn, Michael Holmes

Humongous (1982)

Humongous 1982
   IMDB Score: 4.4/10

Garry Robbins, Joy Boushel, Layne Coleman, John Wildman, Janet Julian

Parasite (1982)

Parasite 1982
   IMDB Score: 3.5/10

Demi Moore, Cherie Currie, Cheryl Smith, Joel Miller, Scott Thomson

Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

Halloween III: 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

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