Best Horror Movies of 1982

1.

The Thing

6.6
8.2/10 IMDB

Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims. They soon discover that this task will be harder than they thought, as they don't know which members of the team have already been assimilated and their paranoia threatens to tear them apart.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley, Donald Moffat, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1982-06-25
2.

Poltergeist

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, when he realizes that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to help before it's too late.

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Beatrice Straight, Heather O'Rourke, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Zelda Rubinstein, Martin Casella, James Karen, Sonny Landham ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1982-06-04
3.

Creepshow

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye, E.G. Marshall, Viveca Lindfors, Ed Harris, Ted Danson, Stephen King ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1982-11-12
4.

The Entity

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother, is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car by this invisible force. Could this be a case of hysteria or something more horrific?

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe, Margaret Blye, Jacqueline Brookes, Richard Brestoff, Michael Alldredge, Raymond Singer, Natasha Ryan ..
Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
Release date: 1982-09-30
5.

Friday the 13th Part III

4.7
5.6/10 IMDB

An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Paul Kratka, Tracie Savage, Jeffrey Rogers, Catherine Parks, Larry Zerner, Rachel Howard, David Katims, Nick Savage, Gloria Charles ..
Directed by: Steve Miner
Release date: 1982-08-13
6.

Basket Case

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

Starring: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith, Beverly Bonner, Robert Vogel, Diana Browne, Lloyd Pace, Bill Freeman, Joe Clarke, Ruth Neuman, Richard Pierce ..
Directed by: Frank Henenlotter
Release date: 1982-04-02
7.

Cat People

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will have to reveal the family secret: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Ruby Dee, Ed Begley Jr., Scott Paulin, Frankie Faison, Annette O'Toole, Lynn Lowry, John Larroquette ..
Directed by: Paul Schrader
Release date: 1982-04-02
8.

White Dog

4.4
7.0/10 IMDB

A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that’s been raised to kill black people.

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Paul Winfield, Burl Ives, Jameson Parker, Christa Lang, Vernon Weddle, Karl Lewis Miller, Karrie Emerson, Helen Siff, Glen Garner ..
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1982-07-07
9.

Pieces

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.

Starring: Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Frank Braña, Edmund Purdom, Ian Sera, Paul L. Smith, Jack Taylor, Gérard Tichy, May Heatherly, Leticia Marfil ..
Directed by: Juan Piquer Simón
Release date: 1982-08-23
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
10.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

4.3
8.4/10 IMDB

In 1846, Anthony Hope sails into London with the mysterious Sweeney Todd, a once-naive barber whose life and marriage was uprooted by a corrupt justice system. Todd confides in Nellie Lovett, the owner of a local meat pie shop, and the two become partners, as Todd swears revenge on those that have wronged him and decides to take up his old profession.

Starring: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Edmund Lyndeck, Cris Groenendaal, Calvin Remsberg, Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal, Sara Woods, Edmund Lyndeck ..
Directed by: Terry Hughes, Hal Prince
Release date: 1982-09-12
11.

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

4.2
5.1/10 IMDB

Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a halloween mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company. The company's owner, Conal Cochran, wants to return Halloween to its darker roots using his masks -- and his unspeakable scheme would unleash death and destruction across the country.

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie, Ralph Strait, Jadeen Barbor, Brad Schacter, Garn Stephens, Nancy Kyes, Jonathan Terry ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1982-10-22
12.

Amityville II: The Possession

4.1
5.5/10 IMDB

Eager to start afresh, the unsuspecting couple of Anthony and Dolores Montelli, along with their four children, move into their dream house in Amityville. However, right from the very first night, strange paranormal experiences shatter the Montellis' fantasy, as the restless spirits of the dead and the new home's dark secrets open the unfathomable black portal of hell. Now, the family's older child, Sonny, has become the perfect vessel of destruction, as the invisible demonic forces claim his soul. Can Father Frank Adamsky cleanse the infernal Amityville House?

Starring: James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner, Andrew Prine, Diane Franklin, Moses Gunn, Ted Ross, Erika Katz, Brent Katz ..
Directed by: Damiano Damiani
Release date: 1982-09-24
13.

The Slumber Party Massacre

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests begin dropping off one by one.

Starring: Michelle Michaels, Robin Stille, Michael Villella, Debra De Liso, Andree Honore, Jennifer Meyers, Joseph Alan Johnson, David Millbern, Gina Smika Hunter, Brinke Stevens ..
Directed by: Amy Holden Jones
Release date: 1982-11-12
14.

Swamp Thing

3.9
5.3/10 IMDB

Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and is transformed. Arcane, desperate for the formula, attempts to capture the Swamp Thing. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane...

Starring: Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Hess, Nicholas Worth, Don Knight, Al Ruban, Dick Durock, Ben Bates, Nannette Brown ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1982-02-19
15.

The House on Sorority Row

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.

Starring: Kate McNeil, Eileen Davidson, Janis Ward, Robin Meloy, Harley Jane Kozak, Jodi Draigie, Ellen Dorsher, Lois Kelso Hunt, Christopher Lawrence, Michael Kuhn ..
Directed by: Mark Rosman
Release date: 1982-11-19
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Alone in the Dark
16.

Alone in the Dark

3.7
6.0/10 IMDB

A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.

Starring: Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau, Dwight Schultz, Erland van Lidth, Deborah Hedwall, Lee Taylor-Allan, Phillip Clark, Elizabeth Ward, Brent Jennings ..
Directed by: Jack Sholder
Release date: 1982-11-12
17.

Silent Rage

3.7
5.4/10 IMDB

A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem, William Finley, Brian Libby, Stephen Furst, Stephanie Dunnam, Joyce Ingle, Jay De Plano ..
Directed by: Michael Miller
Release date: 1982-04-02
18.

Q

3.6
6.0/10 IMDB

New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest and is determined to turn the knowledge to his advantage, but will his gamble pay off or will he end up as lizard food?

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree, David Carradine, James Dixon, Malachy McCourt, Fred J. Scollay, Peter Hock, Ron Cey, Mary Louise Weller ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen
Release date: 1982-09-08
19.

Xtro

3.5
5.6/10 IMDB

Tony's father Sam, abducted by aliens three years earlier, returns to earth and seeks out his wife and son, but Rachel has since been living with Joe and the reunion is awkward. Joe doesn't trust Sam, and Rachel can't quite decide what her feelings are for her two men. Sam is not the same as when he left, and he begins affecting Tony in frightening ways.

Starring: Bernice Stegers, Philip Sayer, Simon Nash, Maryam d'Abo, Danny Brainin, David Cardy, Peter Mandell, Anna Wing, Robert Fyfe, Katherine Best ..
Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport
Release date: 1982-12-06
20.

Eating Raoul

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.

Starring: Paul Bartel, Mary Woronov, Susan Saiger, Richard Paul, John Shearin, Darcy Pulliam, Garry Goodrow, Richard Blackburn, Hamilton Camp, Buck Henry ..
Directed by: Paul Bartel
Release date: 1982-03-24
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Don't Go to Sleep
21.

Don't Go to Sleep

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

One year after a young girl dies in a car accident, her sister begins seeing visions of her, while the family home is plagued by strange happenings.

Starring: Dennis Weaver, Valerie Harper, Robin Ignico, Kristin Cumming, Oliver Robins, Claudette Nevins, Ruth Gordon, Robert Webber, Marilyn Coleman, Tim Haldeman ..
Directed by: Richard Lang
Release date: 1982-12-10
22.

Britannia Hospital

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by striking workers, ruthless unions, violent demonstrators, racist aristocrats, an African cannibal dictator, and sinister human experiments.

Starring: Graham Crowden, Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Joan Plowright, Mark Hamill, Jill Bennett, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt, Fulton Mackay, Robin Askwith ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1982-05-27
23.

Vice Squad

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

An unlikely Hollywood hooker helps a detective set a trap for a mutilator pimp.

Starring: Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser, Pepe Serna, Beverly Todd, Joseph Di Giroloma, Maurice Emanuel, Wayne Hackett, Nina Blackwood, Sudana Bobatoon ..
Directed by: Gary Sherman
Release date: 1982-01-22
24.

Next of Kin

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.

Starring: Jacki Kerin, John Jarratt, Alex Scott, Gerda Nicolson, Charles McCallum, Bernadette Gibson, Robert Ratti, Tommy Dysart, Debra Lawrance, Vince Deltito ..
Directed by: Tony Williams
Release date: 1982-09-30
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Brimstone & Treacle
25.

Brimstone & Treacle

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A strange young man has a sinister effect on the family of a middle-aged writer.

Starring: Sting, Denholm Elliott, Joan Plowright, Suzanna Hamilton, Benjamin Whitrow, Dudley Sutton, Mary MacLeod, Tim Preece, Elizabeth Bradley, Hugh Walters ..
Directed by: Richard Loncraine
Release date: 1982-10-01
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Superstition
26.

Superstition

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.

Starring: James Houghton, Albert Salmi, Lynn Carlin, Larry Pennell, Jacquelyn Hyde, Robert Symonds, Heidi Bohay, Maylo McCaslin, Carole Goldman, Kim Marie ..
Directed by: James W. Roberson
Release date: 1982-08-26
27.

Visiting Hours

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

A deranged, misogynistic killer assaults a journalist. When he discovers that she survived the attack, he follows her to the hospital to finish her off.

Starring: Lee Grant, Michael Ironside, Linda Purl, William Shatner, Lenore Zann, Harvey Atkin, Helen Hughes, Michael J. Reynolds, Kirsten Bishop, Deborah Kirshenbaum ..
Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord
Release date: 1982-05-21
28.

The Beast Within

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

A young woman gets raped by a mysterious man-creature, and years later her son begins a horrific transformation into a similar beast.

Starring: Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, R. G. Armstrong, L. Q. Jones, Don Gordon, Katherine Moffat, Logan Ramsey, John Dennis Johnston, Ron Soble ..
Directed by: Philippe Mora
Release date: 1982-02-12
29.

Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Dr. Jekyll inhales white powder and becomes an obnoxious Southern Californian.

Starring: Mark Blankfield, Bess Armstrong, Krista Errickson, Tim Thomerson, Michael McGuire, Neil Hunt, Cassandra Peterson, Peter Brocco, Noelle North, Liz Sheridan ..
Directed by: Jerry Belson
Release date: 1982-11-10
30.

The Sender

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.

Starring: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman, Sean Hewitt, Harry Ditson, Olivier Pierre, Tracy Harper, Al Matthews, Marsha Hunt ..
Directed by: Roger Christian
Release date: 1982-10-22
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : The Making of 'The Thing'
31.

The Making of 'The Thing'

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Starring: John Carpenter, Jeff Gelb, John J. Loyd, Kurt Russell ..
Directed by: Mick Garris
Release date: 1982-06-09
32.

Turkey Shoot

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others.

Starring: Steve Railsback, Olivia Hussey, Michael Craig, Carmen Duncan, Noel Ferrier, Lynda Stoner, Roger Ward, Michael Petrovitch, Gus Mercurio, John Ley ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1982-03-25
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Ghost in the Water
33.

Ghost in the Water

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Judith Allchurch and Ian Stevens star in this drama based on the story by Edward Chitham. When young historians Teresa (Allchurch) and David (Stevens) discover that the name on a piece of embroidered cloth belonging to Teresa's family matches that of a strange gravestone in the local churchyard, their intrique is piqued and they set out to find out what happened to the mysterious Abigail Parkes.

Starring: Judith Allchurch, Ian Stevens, Jane Freeman, Dave Mitty, Joanne James, Hilary Mason, Paul Marks, Lynda Higginson, Paul Copley, Peter Brooks ..
Directed by: Renny Rye
Release date: 1982-12-31
34.

One Dark Night

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

A strange man named Karl Rhamarevich dies shortly after discovering a way to become even more powerful in death through telekinesis. On the night of his burial in a crypt, Julie is to spend the night there as part of an initiation rite, supervised by two other girls. The crypt becomes a scene of horror as Raymar returns to life and deploys his horrifying telekinetic powers.

Starring: Meg Tilly, Melissa Newman, Robin Evans, Leslie Speights, Donald Hotton, Adam West, Elizabeth Daily, David Mason Daniels, Kevin Peter Hall, Leo Gorcey Jr. ..
Directed by: Tom McLoughlin
Release date: 1982-12-31
35.

The Incubus

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind the brutal murders. They must track down the vicious killer, who may be the indestructible incarnation of a demon spawned from hell.

Starring: John Cassavetes, John Ireland, Helen Hughes, Kerrie Keane, Erin Noble, Duncan McIntosh, Harvey Atkin, Harry Ditson, Mitch Martin, Matt Birman ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1982-08-27
36.

Invitation to Hell

2.9
3.6/10 IMDB

A young girl attends her high school reunion, but when it's discovered she is still a virgin, she is taken prisoner and planned to be used as a sacrifice in a Druid ceremony for the spring equinox.

Starring: Becky Simpson, Joseph Sheahan, Colin Efford, Steven Longhurst, Russell Hall, Catherine Rowlands, Tina Barnett ..
Directed by: Michael J. Murphy
Release date: 1982-01-01
37.

Raw Force

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a female slavery operation on the island as well. Soon, the two groups meet and all sorts of crazy things happen which include cannibal monks, piranhas, zombies, and more!

Starring: Geoffrey Binney, Hope Holiday, Jillian Kesner, John Dresden, Jennifer Holmes, Carl Anthony, Carla Reynolds, Mark Tanous, Camille Keaton, Jewel Shepard ..
Directed by: Edward D. Murphy
Release date: 1982-07-01
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : I, Desire
38.

I, Desire

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

A coroner's assistant, who is also a law student, gets involved in a strange case involving his girlfriend's place of employment (a hospital), prostitutes, a defrocked priest, and vampires.

Starring: David Naughton, Dorian Harewood, Marilyn Jones, Barbara Stock, Arthur Rosenberg, Brad Dourif, Marc Silver, Timothy Stack, Jason Ross-Azikiwe, Tom Willett ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1982-11-15
39.

The Last Horror Film

2.9
5.5/10 IMDB

A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.

Starring: Caroline Munro, Joe Spinell, Judd Hamilton, Devin Goldenberg, David Winters, Susanne Benton, Filomena Spagnuolo, Glenn Jacobson, J'Len Winters, Sharon Hughes ..
Directed by: David Winters
Release date: 1982-08-12
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Curse of Evil
40.

Curse of Evil

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

13 family members are murdered and then dumped in a well. 30 years later their descendants are cursed...

Starring: Jason Pai Piao, Lau Siu-Kwan, Wong Ching-Ho, Lau Nga-Lai, Yau Chui-Ling, Eric Chan Ga-Kei, Lily Li Li-Li, Ai Fei, Tai Liang-Chun, Wang Lai ..
Directed by: Kuei Chih-Hung
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : The Slayer
41.

The Slayer

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.

Starring: Sarah Kendall, Frederick Flynn, Carol Kottenbrook, Alan McRae, Michael Holmes, Sandy Simpson, Paul Gandolfo, Newell Alexander, Ivy Jones, Jennifer Gaffin ..
Directed by: J.S. Cardone
Release date: 1982-10-08
42.

Midnight

2.8
4.9/10 IMDB

A young woman fleeing her sexually abusive stepfather hitches a ride with two young men, but the three soon find themselves at the mercy of a backwoods Satanic cult.

Starring: Melanie Verlin, Lawrence Tierney, John Hall, Charles Jackson, Doris Hackney, John Amplas, Greg Besnak, Jackie Nicoll ..
Directed by: John A. Russo
Release date: 1982-12-31
43.

Forbidden World

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.

Starring: Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick, Linden Chiles, Fox Harris, Ray Oliver, Scott Paulin, Michael Bowen, Don Olivera, Don Keith Opper ..
Directed by: Allan Holzman
Release date: 1982-05-07
44.

Death Valley

2.8
5.5/10 IMDB

A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer.

Starring: Paul Le Mat, Catherine Hicks, Stephen McHattie, Wilford Brimley, Peter Billingsley, Jack O'Leary, Mary Steelsmith, Gina Christian, Kirk L. Kiskella, Frank J. Cimorelli ..
Directed by: Dick Richards
Release date: 1982-05-07
45.

The Dummy

2.8
6.0/10 IMDB

"The Dummy" is a 1982 student film by Louis La Volpe. It was picked up by HBO, USA Network, and Showtime in the early days of cable TV, receiving extensive play for almost ten years, more than any other short film. It was often used as a bumper for horror movies and suspense anthologies like "Alfred Hitchcock Presents." The film was the source of nightmares for a generation of kids watching late night television in the 1980s and inspired the "Child's Play" films.

Starring: Ezra Teitelbaum, Carrie Vickrey ..
Directed by: Louis La Volpe
Release date: 1982-01-01
46.

Deadly Eyes

2.7
4.9/10 IMDB

Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious rat attacks and they eventually try to prevent the opening of a new subway line as well as find the mutant rats nest quickly, or there will be a huge massacre of the entire city!

Starring: Sam Groom, Sara Botsford, Scatman Crothers, Cec Linder, Lisa Langlois, Lesleh Donaldson, James B. Douglas, Lee-Max Walton, Joseph Kelly, Kevin Foxx ..
Directed by: Robert Clouse
Release date: 1982-10-23
47.

Unhinged

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

College students Terry, Nancy, and Gloria, on their way to a rock concert, crash their car in a torrential rainstorm, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid, they come across a house occupied by a man-hating mother and her daughter...and they soon wish they hadn't.

Starring: Laurel Munson, Janet Penner, Sara Ansley, Virginia Settle, Barbara Lusch, Bill Simmonds, Francine Molter, Dave Hood, John Morrison ..
Directed by: Don Gronquist
Release date: 1982-10-14
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Hotline
48.

Hotline

2.7
5.8/10 IMDB

A crisis helpline assistant attracts the attention of a serial killer who delights in feeding her cryptic, nursery-rhyme style riddles when planning his next murder!

Starring: Lynda Carter, Steve Forrest, Granville Van Dusen, Monte Markham, Joy Garrett, James Reynolds, Harry Waters, Jr., James Booth, Arthur Malet, Frank Stallone ..
Directed by: Jerry Jameson
Release date: 1982-03-10
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : The Dorm That Dripped Blood
49.

The Dorm That Dripped Blood

2.7
4.9/10 IMDB

A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.

Starring: Laurie Lapinski, Stephen Sachs, David Snow, Pamela Holland, Dennis Ely, Woody Roll, Daphne Zuniga, Jake Jones, Robert Fredrickson, Chris Morrill ..
Directed by: Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow
Release date: 1982-04-02
Best Horror Movies of 1982 : Pandemonium
50.

Pandemonium

2.7
5.2/10 IMDB

A former high school student who always wanted to be a cheerleader decides to reopen the cheerleading program at her former high school after years of closure for being targeted by a serial killer.

Starring: Carol Kane, Tom Smothers, Candice Azzara, Debralee Scott, Judge Reinhold, Marc McClure, Miles Chapin, Teri Landrum, Phil Hartman, David L. Lander ..
Directed by: Alfred Sole
Release date: 1982-04-01

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