The 40 Best Horror Movies of 1985

List of 1985 Horror Films

In our list of the best horror movies in 1985 we have Fright Night, The Return of the Living Dead, Day of the Dead, Vampire Hunter D, Silver Bullet, Re-Animator & Cat's Eye. The top movie is Fright Night scoring 7.758/10 stars in our weighted score. Starring in this movie is Christopher Lee, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, Chris Hendrie, Nick Savage, Stephen Geoffreys, William Ragsdale. The second best 1985 horror movie is The Return of the Living Dead scoring 7.353/10 stars in our weighted score. These are the best horror films of 1985 and we hope you enjoy the 20 movies in our list of 1985 horror movies.

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

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

The 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

Day of the Dead (1985)

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

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

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

Silver Bullet (1985)

Silver Bullet 1985
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.4/10

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

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

Cat's Eye (1985)

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

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

Demons (1985)

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

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

Lifeforce (1985)

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

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

House (1985)

House 1985
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Steven Williams, Billy Beck, William Katt, Michael Ensign, Felix Silla

Phenomena (1985)

Phenomena 1985
   IMDB Score: 6.9/10

Donald Pleasence, Patrick Bauchau, Jennifer Connelly, Michele Soavi, Dario Argento

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, Lyman Ward

The Stuff (1985)

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

Michael Moriarty, Rutanya Alda, Patrick Dempsey, John Newton, John Loughlin

Once Bitten (1985)

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

Stuart Charno, Dean Stockwell, Opelene Bartley, Jeb Stuart Adams, Chris Tashima

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning 1985
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.8/10

Corey Feldman, Kimberly Beck, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Marco St. John, Mark Venturini

Crimewave (1985)

Crimewave 1985
   IMDB Score: 5.8/10

Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Bridget Hoffman, Brion James, Antonio Fargas

Joey (1985)

Joey 1985
   IMDB Score: 4.8/10

Michael Gregory, Jack Angel, Jerry Hall, Joel Kleinman, Carrie Shields

Creature (1985)

Creature 1985
   IMDB Score: 4.3/10

Buckley Norris, Lyman Ward, Klaus Kinski, Jim McKeny, Wendy Schaal

The Nail Gun Massacre (1985)

The Nail Gun Massacre 1985
   IMDB Score: 3.9/10

Jerry Nelson, Frances Heard, Thomas Freylac, Terry Lofton, Michael Cullins

Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)

Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf 1985
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 3.4/10

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

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