Best Horror Movies of 1978


The World Beyond

6.7/10 IMDB

A golem made of mud terrorizes a couple on a remote Maine island.

Starring: Granville Van Dusen, JoBeth Williams, Barnard Hughes, Richard Fitzpatrick ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1978-01-21

Night Cries

6.8/10 IMDB

A young woman whose baby died in childbirth refuses to believe it and has dreams that her child is still alive and in danger. A scientist who is conducting experiments about dreams tries to help her.

Starring: Susan Saint James, Michael Parks, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Dolores Dorn, Cathleen Nesbitt, Britt Leach, S. Pearl Sharp, William Conrad, James Keane, Ellen Geer ..
Directed by: Richard Lang
Release date: 1978-01-29
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : The Ice House

The Ice House

5.7/10 IMDB

After his wife leaves him, Paul (John Stride) seeks solace at a sophisticated health spa run by a pair of sinister siblings (played by Geoffrey Burridge and Elizbeth Romilly). Strangely attracted by the scent of a vine that grows on the old ice house in the spa's grounds, Paul is drawn ever deeper into a horrifying mystery.

Starring: John Stride, Elizabeth Romilly, Geoffrey Burridge, David Beames, Gladys Spencer, Eirene Beck, Sam Avent ..
Directed by: Derek Lister
Release date: 1978-12-24
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : Cruise Into Terror

Cruise Into Terror

5.2/10 IMDB

An Egyptian sarcophagus that is cargo on a pleasure cruise ship has a secret - it contains the son of Satan, and its effects start to make the ship's passengers behave strangely.

Starring: Dirk Benedict, Christopher George, Ray Milland, Stella Stevens, Frank Converse, John Forsythe, Lynda Day George, Jo Ann Harris, Lee Meriwether, Hugh O'Brian ..
Directed by: Bruce Kessler
Release date: 1978-02-03
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : Nightmare in Blood

Nightmare in Blood

4.7/10 IMDB

Attendees at a horror-film convention in San Francisco keep disappearing. It turns out that the guest of honor is a real vampire, and his henchmen are kidnapping the convention guests. A horror writer, a Sherlock Holmes fan and an Israeli Nazi-hunter set out to stop him.

Starring: Jerry Walter, Dan Caldwell, Barrie Youngfellow, John Cochran, Ray K. Goman, Hy Pyke, Mark Anger, Justin Bishop, Drew Eshelman, Morgan Upton ..
Directed by: John Stanley
Release date: 1978-07-01
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : Jaws


8.0/10 IMDB

Fessenden’s unfinished remake of Spielberg’s classic.

Starring: Larry Fessenden ..
Directed by: Larry Fessenden
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : A Child's Voice

A Child's Voice

6.6/10 IMDB

A popular radio personality writes and broadcasts ghost stories over the air. He receives a strange call warning him not to finish his latest story, which is about a child who dies assisting in a magician's show.

Starring: T.P. McKenna, R.D. Smith, Stephen Brennan, June Tobin, Valentine Dyall ..
Directed by: Kieran Hickey
Release date: 1978-10-13
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : Vayanadan Thampan

Vayanadan Thampan

6.6/10 IMDB

Vayanadan Thamban is a 1978 Malayalam-language Indian horror film directed by A. Vincent and produced by S. Hariharan , starring Kamal Haasan and Latha in lead roles.The horror theme was the first of its kind when it was released. The movie is about an old warlock who seduces women for a devil to gain youth in return.

Starring: Kamal Haasan, P K Abraham, Dominic Alummoodan, Janardhanan, KPAC Lalitha, Balan K Nair, Philomina, Prathapa Chandran, Mallika Sukumaran ..
Directed by: A. Vincent
Release date: 1978-09-14
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : Sketches of a Strangler

Sketches of a Strangler

4.7/10 IMDB

An art student living with his sister is actually a maniac strangling dancers and prostitutes. One victim's sister starts looking for him...

Starring: Allen Garfield, Meredith MacRae, Frank Whiteman, Clayton Wilcox, Jennifer Rhodes, Marlene Tracy, Tanya Lemani George, Michael Andres, Elaine Partnow ..
Directed by: Paul Leder
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1978 : The Necrotic

The Necrotic

4.1/10 IMDB

The psychopathic M.D. murders his unfaithful wife and meddling sister, then goes on to further vengeance with his female patients, injecting them with lethal doses of Curare.

Starring: Rod Williams, Regina Kelly, Lori Smith, Anthony La Russo, Jane Hannemann ..
Directed by: Louis Ferriol
Release date: 1978-06-05

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