The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1987

In our list of the best horror movies in 1987 we have Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, The Lost Boys, Angel Heart, Predator & A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. The top movie is Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.6/10 stars from 283 users. Starring in this 1987 movie is Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Greg Nicotero, Scott Spiegel, Sam Raimi. The second best 1987 horror movie is The Lost Boys scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.8/10 stars from 81 users. These are the best horror films of 1987 and we hope you enjoy the 21 movies in our list of 1987 horror movies.

List of 1987 Horror Films

Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (1987)

Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn 1987
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.8/10

Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Greg Nicotero, Scott Spiegel, Sam Raimi

The Lost Boys (1987)

The Lost Boys 1987
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Corey Feldman, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Jamison Newlander, Alex Winter

Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart 1987
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.3/10

Pruitt Taylor Vince, Judith Drake, Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Stocker Fontelieu

Predator (1987)

Predator 1987
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.8/10

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Peter Cullen, Henry Kingi, Kevin Peter Hall

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors 1987
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10

Robert Englund, Laurence Fishburne, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Jennifer Rubin

The Hidden (1987)

The Hidden 1987
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

Lin Shaye, Danny Trejo, Robert Shaye, Larry Cedar, Duane Davis

The Monster Squad (1987)

The Monster Squad 1987
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

Tom Woodruff Jr., Leonardo Cimino, Michael Reid MacKay, Robert Lesser, Julius LeFlore

Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser 1987
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, Michael Cassidy, Nicholas Vince, Simon Bamford

Near Dark (1987)

Near Dark 1987
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.0/10

Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Billy Beck, Troy Evans, Jenette Goldstein

Bad Taste (1987)

Bad Taste 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

Peter Jackson, Peter Vere-Jones, Steven Smith, Ken Hammon, Grant Taylor

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

The Witches of Eastwick 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10

Richard Jenkins, Veronica Cartwright, Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Susan Sarandon

Slaughterhouse (1987)

Slaughterhouse 1987
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Joel Hoffman, Don Barrett, Bill Brinsfield, Herb Pender, Jason Collier

My Best Friend is a Vampire (1987)

My Best Friend is a Vampire 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.1/10

David Warner, Amelia Kinkade, Paul Willson, Evan Mirand, J.P. Conroy

Creepshow 2 (1987)

Creepshow 2 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

Tom Savini, Stephen King, Tom Wright, David Holbrook, Don Harvey

The Gate (1987)

The Gate 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.0/10

Louis Tripp, Deborah Grover, Carl Kraines, Stephen Dorff, Ingrid Veninger

Prince of Darkness (1987)

Prince of Darkness 1987
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 6.7/10

Donald Pleasence, Peter Jason, Victor Wong, Thom Bray, Alice Cooper

A Return To Salem's Lot (1987)

A Return To Salem's Lot 1987
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 4.3/10

Tara Reid, Michael Moriarty, David Holbrook, James Dixon, Peter Hock

Graveyard Shift (1987)

Graveyard Shift 1987
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.6/10

Michael A. Miranda, Neil Clifford, I. Jake Band, Michael Glabb, Louis Blais

My Demon Lover (1987)

My Demon Lover 1987
Our Score: 2/10   IMDB Score: 4.6/10

Lin Shaye, Robert Trebor, Gina Gallego, Alan Fudge, Luce Morgan

Howling III / The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987)

Howling III / The Marsupials: The Howling III 1987
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 3.1/10

Robert Simper, Imogen Annesley, Barry Humphries, Frank Thring, Lee Rice