The 40 Best Horror Movies of 1985


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In our list of the best horror movies in 1985 we have Return of the Living Dead, Fright Night, Day of the Dead, Vampire Hunter D & Stephen King's Cat's Eye. The top movie is Return of the Living Dead scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.7/10 stars from 587 users. Starring in this 1985 movie is Brian Peck, Linnea Quigley, Clu Gulager, James Karen, Thom Mathews. The second best 1985 horror movie is Fright Night scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 8.3/10 stars from 59 users. These are the best horror films of 1985 and we hope you enjoy the 14 movies in our list of 1985 horror movies.

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List of 1985 Horror Films

Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Return of the Living Dead 1985
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.3/10

Brian Peck, Linnea Quigley, Clu Gulager, James Karen, Thom Mathews


Fright Night (1985)

Fright Night 1985
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.1/10

Christopher Lee, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, Chris Hendrie, Nick Savage


Day of the Dead (1985)

Day of the Dead 1985
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Greg Nicotero, George A. Romero, Bruce Kirkpatrick, Mark Dodson, Gary Jones


Vampire Hunter D (1985)

Vampire Hunter D 1985
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Kirk Thornton, Michael McConnohie, Ichirô Nagai, Yûsaku Yara, Barbara Goodson


Stephen King's Cat's Eye (1985)

Stephen King's Cat's Eye 1985
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Frank Welker, Charles S. Dutton, Drew Barrymore, James Rebhorn, James Woods


Re-Animator (1985)

Re-Animator 1985
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Gerry Black, Bruce Abbott, David Gale


Demons (1985)

Demons 1985
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

Michele Soavi, Eliana Miglio, Lino Salemme, Stelio Candelli, Lamberto Bava


Stephen King's Silver Bullet (1985)

Stephen King's Silver Bullet 1985
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

Corey Haim, William Newman, Laura Warner, Bill Smitrovich, Julius LeFlore


Lifeforce (1985)

Lifeforce 1985
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

Patrick Stewart, John Larroquette, Kerry Shale, James Payne, Chris Webb


The Stuff (1985)

The Stuff 1985
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

Michael Moriarty, Rutanya Alda, Patrick Dempsey, John Newton, Brooke Adams


A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge 1985
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Robert Englund, Robert Shaye, Clu Gulager, Tom McFadden, Robert Rusler


Once Bitten (1985)

Once Bitten 1985
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Stuart Charno, Dean Stockwell, Chris Tashima, Hillary Carlip, Peter Elbling


Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning 1985
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.7/10

Corey Feldman, Kimberly Beck, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Marco St. John, Richard Lineback


Howling II (1985)

Howling II 1985
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 3.4/10

Christopher Lee, Sybil Danning, Annie McEnroe, Judd Omen, Ferdy Mayne