The 40 Best Horror Movies of 1986

Patreon

Advertisement

In our list of the best horror movies in 1986 we have Aliens, The Fly, Little Shop of Horrors, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Vamp, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 & Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI. The top movie is Aliens scoring 7.914/10 stars in our weighted score. Starring in this 1986 movie is Lance Henriksen, Tom Woodruff Jr., Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Daniel Kash, Mac McDonald, Michael Biehn. The second best 1986 horror movie is The Fly scoring 7.295/10 stars in our weighted score. These are the best horror films of 1986 and we hope you enjoy the 19 movies in our list of 1986 horror movies.

Advertisement

List of 1986 Horror Films

Aliens (1986)

Aliens 1986
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 8.4/10

Lance Henriksen, Tom Woodruff Jr., Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Daniel Kash


The Fly (1986)

The Fly 1986
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10

David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Michael Copeman


Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

Little Shop of Horrors 1986
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.9/10

Kerry Shale, Michael Shannon, Bill Murray, Bob Sessions, Sergio Kato


Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 1986
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

Tom Towles, Michael Rooker, Kurt Naebig, Pamela Fox, David Katz


Vamp (1986)

Vamp 1986
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

Billy Drago, Greg Lewis, Julius LeFlore, Simmy Bow, Roger Hampton


The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 1986
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.5/10

Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Dennis Hopper, Tobe Hooper, Lou Perryman


Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)

Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI 1986
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

Corey Feldman, Kimberly Beck, Tony Goldwyn, Thom Mathews, Ann Ryerson


Critters (1986)

Critters 1986
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

Lin Shaye, Dee Wallace, Ethan Phillips, Corey Burton, Billy Zane


Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Maximum Overdrive 1986
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Stephen King, Frankie Faison, Chris Britton, J.C. Quinn, Julius LeFlore


Manhunter (1986)

Manhunter 1986
   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Brian Cox, Frankie Faison, Bill Smitrovich, Tom Noonan, Stephen Lang


Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

Poltergeist II: The Other Side 1986
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Robert Lesser, Corey Burton, Noble Craig, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein


Gothic (1986)

Gothic 1986
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

Kiran Shah, Julian Sands, Gabriel Byrne, Dexter Fletcher, Myriam Cyr


Psycho III (1986)

Psycho III 1986
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.3/10

Anthony Perkins, Jeff Fahey, Hugo Stanger, Lee Garlington, Virginia Gregg


Demons 2 (1986)

Demons 2 1986
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

Michele Mirabella, Asia Argento, Bobby Rhodes, Eliana Miglio, Lino Salemme


The Wraith (1986)

The Wraith 1986
   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

Clint Howard, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid, Charlie Sheen, Michael Hungerford


Chopping Mall (1986)

Chopping Mall 1986
   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

Dick Miller, Angus Scrimm, Barbara Crampton, Rodney Eastman, Paul Bartel


Witchboard (1986)

Witchboard 1986
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10

James W. Quinn, Ty Copeman, Burke Byrnes, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite


Troll (1986)

Troll 1986
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.3/10

Phil Fondacaro, Michael Moriarty, Anne Lockhart, Dale Wyatt, John Carl Buechler


Deadtime Stories (1986)

Deadtime Stories 1986
Our Score: 1/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

Melissa Leo, Patrick McCord, Ron Bush, Scott Valentine, Lisa Cain