The 20 Best Horror Movies of 1989

In our list of the best horror movies in 1989 we have Dead Calm, The Church, The 'Burbs, Bride of Re-Animator & Leviathan. The top movie is Dead Calm scoring 9/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.9/10 stars from 13 users. Starring in this 1989 movie is Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman, Billy Zane, George Shevtsov, Malinda Rutter. The second best 1989 horror movie is The Church scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 5.3/10 stars from 17 users. These are the best horror films of 1989 and we hope you enjoy the 14 movies in our list of 1989 horror movies.

List of 1989 Horror Films

Dead Calm (1989)

Dead Calm 1989
Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10

Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman, Billy Zane, George Shevtsov, Malinda Rutter


The Church (1989)

The Church 1989
Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Tomas Arana, Asia Argento, Michele Soavi, Hugh Quarshie, Giovanni Lombardo Radice


The 'Burbs (1989)

The 'Burbs 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.9/10

Dick Miller, Corey Feldman, Rance Howard, Robert Picardo, Nicky Katt


Bride of Re-Animator (1989)

Bride of Re-Animator 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

Jeffrey Combs, Noble Craig, Johnny Legend, Charles Schneider, David Gale


Leviathan (1989)

Leviathan 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.8/10

Tom Woodruff Jr., Ernie Hudson, Eugene Lipinski, Meg Foster, Daniel Stern


Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary 1989
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10

Stephen King, Susan Blommaert, Richard Collier, Miko Hughes, Denise Crosby


A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child 1989
Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.1/10

Robert Englund, Noble Craig, Whit Hertford, Marc Siegler, Michael Bailey Smith


Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan 1989
Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 4.6/10

Kane Hodder, Ken Kirzinger, Michael Benyaer, Alex Diakun, Kelly Hu


Puppet Master (1989)

Puppet Master 1989
Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

Barbara Crampton, William Hickey, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Kathryn O'Reilly, Matt Roe


House 3 (III): The Horror Show (1989)

House 3 (III): The Horror Show 1989
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.8/10

Lance Henriksen, Brion James, Thom Bray, Lewis Arquette, Greg Kean


The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

The Return of Swamp Thing 1989
Our Score: 4/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

Sarah Douglas, Christopher Doyle, J. Don Ferguson, Jim Grimshaw, Heather Locklear


The Terror Within (1989)

The Terror Within 1989
Our Score: 3/10   IMDB Score: 4.9/10

John Lafayette, Starr Andreeff, George Kennedy, Terri Treas, Tommy Hinkley


Shocker (1989)

Shocker 1989
Our Score: 2/10   IMDB Score: 5.4/10

Ted Raimi, Wes Craven, Mitch Pileggi, Heather Langenkamp, Christopher Kriesa


Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)

Howling V: The Rebirth 1989
Our Score: 2/10   IMDB Score: 4.5/10

Clive Turner, Elizabeth Shé, William Shockley, Mark Sivertsen, Mary Stavin