Best Horror Movies of 1984

1.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen, must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...

Starring: John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Leslie Hoffman, Joe Unger, Charles Fleischer ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1984-11-09
2.

The NeverEnding Story

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

Starring: Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Noah Hathaway, Chris Eastman, Darryl Cooksey, Nicholas Gilbert, Thomas Hill, Frank Lenart, Silvia Seidel, Tami Stronach ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1984-04-05
3.

Gremlins

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Frances Lee McCain, Corey Feldman, Keye Luke, John Louie, Dick Miller, Jackie Joseph, Polly Holliday ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 1984-06-07
4.

Threads

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long run effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Starring: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May, Nicholas Lane, Jane Hazlegrove, Henry Moxon, June Broughton, Sylvia Stoker, Harry Beety ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1984-09-23
5.

The Company of Wolves

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into womanhood, will the wolves come for her too?

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Tusse Silberg, Brian Glover, Stephen Rea, Kathryn Pogson, Graham Crowden, Micha Bergese, Georgia Slowe ..
Directed by: Neil Jordan
Release date: 1984-09-21
6.

Night of the Comet

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Beltran, Kelli Maroney, Sharon Farrell, Mary Woronov, Geoffrey Lewis, Peter Fox, Michael Bowen, John Achorn, Devon Ericson ..
Directed by: Thom Eberhardt
Release date: 1984-11-16
7.

Dreamscape

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in their sleep from a heart attack, Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow and that is causing them to die in real life. He must find a way to stop the abuse of the power to enter dreams.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert, Kate Capshaw, David Patrick Kelly, George Wendt, Larry Gelman, Cory 'Bumper' Yothers, Redmond Gleeson ..
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 1984-08-15
8.

The Toxic Avenger

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.

Starring: Mitch Cohen, Andree Maranda, Jennifer Prichard, Cindy Manion, Robert Prichard, Gary Schneider, Pat Ryan, Mark Torgl, Dick Martinsen, Chris Liano ..
Directed by: Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz
Release date: 1984-05-01
9.

Firestarter

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

As youths, Andy McGee and his future wife, Vicky, participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie, begins to exhibit the ability of setting fires solely with her mind. This volatile talent makes the youngster extremely dangerous and soon she becomes a target for the enigmatic agency known as "The Shop."

Starring: David Keith, Drew Barrymore, Freddie Jones, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, George C. Scott, Art Carney, Louise Fletcher, Moses Gunn, Antonio Fargas ..
Directed by: Mark L. Lester
Release date: 1984-05-11
10.

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Crystal Lake.

Starring: Kimberly Beck, Erich Anderson, Corey Feldman, Barbara Howard, Crispin Glover, Judie Aronson, Peter Barton, Clyde Hayes, Lawrence Monoson, Joan Freeman ..
Directed by: Joseph Zito
Release date: 1984-04-13
11.

Silent Night, Deadly Night

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.

Starring: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson, Britt Leach, Nancy Borgenicht, H.E.D. Redford, Danny Wagner, Linnea Quigley, Leo Geter ..
Directed by: Charles E. Sellier Jr.
Release date: 1984-11-09
12.

Children of the Corn

4.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.

Starring: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R. G. Armstrong, John Franklin, Courtney Gains, Anne Marie McEvoy, Robby Kiger, Julie Maddalena, Jonas Marlowe, John Philbin ..
Directed by: Fritz Kiersch
Release date: 1984-03-09
13.

C.H.U.D.

4.1
5.5/10 IMDB

A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, band together to try and determine what the creatures are and how to stop them.

Starring: John Heard, Daniel Stern, Christopher Curry, Kim Greist, Laure Mattos, Brenda Currin, Justin Hall, Michael O’Hare, Cordis Heard, Sam McMurray ..
Directed by: Douglas Cheek
Release date: 1984-08-31
14.

Crimes of Passion

4.0
6.3/10 IMDB

Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. Meanwhile a psychopathic preacher starts stalking her.

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Annie Potts, John Laughlin, Stephen Lee, Gordon Hunt, Dan Gerrity, Terri Hoyos, John G. Scanlon ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1984-10-19
15.

Razorback

3.8
6.0/10 IMDB

In the Australian outback a vicious wild boar kills and causes havoc to a small community.

Starring: Gregory Harrison, Arkie Whiteley, Bill Kerr, Chris Haywood, David Argue, Judy Morris, John Ewart, John Howard ..
Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Release date: 1984-04-19
16.

Trancers

3.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Angel City trooper Jack Deth is sent back in time from 2247 to 1985 L.A. to inhabit the body of his ancestor. Deth's assignment is to find his archenemy, Whistler, who turns people into zombies, before the fiend is able to kill all the ancestors of the future's governing council.

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Biff Manard, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur, Telma Hopkins, Richard Herd, Anne Seymour, Miguel Fernandes, Pete Schrum ..
Directed by: Charles Band
Release date: 1984-11-07
17.

Terror in the Aisles

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A non-stop roller coaster ride through the scariest moments of the greatest terror films of all time.

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Nancy Allen, Ángel Salazar, Diane Stilwell, Fred Asparagus, Joel S. Rice, Lainie Cook, Alfred Hitchcock, Angie Dickinson, Morgan Fairchild ..
Directed by: Andrew J. Kuehn
Release date: 1984-10-26
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers
18.

The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers

3.3
7.8/10 IMDB

An intelligent, fearless boy living in a superstitious Transylvanian village goes out into the world to figure out what everyone else is afraid of, "the shivers." A king hires him to rid his castle of ghosts and evil spirits, expecting him to die like all who have tried before him, but the boy is more fearless than he could have known.

Starring: Peter MacNicol, Christopher Lee, Dana Hill, David Warner, Frank Zappa, Vincent Price, Shelley Duvall, Jeff Corey, Jack Riley, Gary Springer ..
Directed by: Graeme Clifford
Release date: 1984-09-17
19.

Sole Survivor

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

After inexplicably surving a plane crash, TV station worker Denise tries to get on with her life. After she learns that she was actually supposed to die in the crash, the unseen specter of death starts sending its minions, people that have recently died, to collect her.

Starring: Anita Skinner, Kurt Johnson, Robin Davidson, Caren L. Larkey, Andrew Boyer, Daniel Bryan Cartwell, Brinke Stevens, Al Valletta, Susan Jennifer Sullivan, Toni Lawrence ..
Directed by: Thom Eberhardt
Release date: 1984-03-16
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Initiation
20.

The Initiation

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and unfortunately discovers that it is impossible to exit from the building after it is entered illegally. Trapped in a new nightmare, Kelly must fight for survival.

Starring: Vera Miles, Daphne Zuniga, Clu Gulager, James Read, Marilyn Kagan, Robert Dowdell, Patti Heider, Frances Peterson, Hunter Tylo, Paula Knowles ..
Directed by: Larry Stewart, Peter Crane
Release date: 1984-12-07
21.

Scream for Help

3.0
5.8/10 IMDB

A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.

Starring: Rachael Kelly, Marie Masters, David Allen Brooks, Lolita Lorre, Rocco Sisto, Corey Parker, Sandra Clark, Tony Sibbald, Stacey Hughes, David Baxt ..
Directed by: Michael Winner
Release date: 1984-07-03
22.

Impulse

2.9
5.8/10 IMDB

After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behavior...

Starring: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen, Bill Paxton, Amy Stryker, Claude Earl Jones, Peter Jason, Allan Graf, Sherri Stoner ..
Directed by: Graham Baker
Release date: 1984-09-28
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Child's Play
23.

Child's Play

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A family awakens to find themselves trapped in their own home, all windows and doors sealed by impenetrable walls.

Starring: Mary Crosby, Nicholas Clay, Debbie Chasan, Susanne Church, Joanna Joseph ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1984-10-08
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Raw Courage
24.

Raw Courage

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Three marathon runners on a seventy-two mile run through the deserts of New Mexico are pursued by right-wing survivalist militants who call themselves "The Citizen's Brigade".

Starring: Ronny Cox, Art Hindle, M. Emmet Walsh, Lois Chiles ..
Directed by: Robert L. Rosen
Release date: 1984-11-16
25.

Bloodbath at the House of Death

2.8
5.0/10 IMDB

Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult lead by a sinister monk who plans to kill the scientists who are inhabiting this house of Satan.

Starring: Kenny Everett, Pamela Stephenson, Vincent Price, Gareth Hunt, Don Warrington, John Fortune, Sheila Steafel, John Stephen Hill, Cleo Rocos, Graham Stark ..
Directed by: Ray Cameron
Release date: 1984-03-29
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Death Wish Club
26.

Death Wish Club

2.8
5.6/10 IMDB

A college student falls in love with a porn star and is sucked into psychological games with her twisted sugar daddy. This is the full film of the 'Gretta' segment in NIGHT TRAIN TO TERROR.

Starring: Merideth Haze, Rick Barnes, J. Martin Sellers, Toni Covington, Phyllis Guerrini, Norm Keefer, Mark E. Ridley, Theresa Jenson, David Lee Daniels, Lou Dornbush ..
Directed by: John Carr
Release date: 1984-01-01
27.

Special Effects

2.7
5.3/10 IMDB

After murdering a young would-be actress, megalomaniacal movie director Chris Neville sets about making a feature based on the murder, casting the dead woman's clueless husband as the patsy, and finding a dead ringer to play the part of the dead actress.

Starring: Zoë Lund, Eric Bogosian, Brad Rijn, Kevin O'Connor, Bill Oland, H. Richard Greene, Steven Pudenz, Heidi Bassett, John Woehrle, Kitty Summerall ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen
Release date: 1984-11-16
28.

Silent Madness

2.7
5.1/10 IMDB

A psychiatrist poses as an ex-sorority sister to stop a slasher freed by a computer error.

Starring: Viveca Lindfors, Belinda Montgomery, Solly Marx, Rick Aiello, Elizabeth Kaitan, Daisy White, Sydney Lassick, David Greenan, Roderick Cook, Stanja Lowe ..
Directed by: Simon Nuchtern
Release date: 1984-10-26
29.

Night Shadows

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him until Josh discovers that the whole town and most of it's people have been infected by a form of toxic waste, and they have all turned into toxic vampires whom prowl the streets at night for human blood!

Starring: Wings Hauser, Bo Hopkins, Jody Medford, Lee Montgomery, Marc Clement, Cary Guffey, Jennifer Warren, Danny Nelson, Mary Nell Santacroce, Stuart Culpepper ..
Directed by: John “Bud” Cardos
Release date: 1984-08-01
30.

Don't Open Till Christmas

2.6
4.6/10 IMDB

Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.

Starring: Edmund Purdom, Belinda Mayne, Mark Jones, Gerry Sundquist, Alan Lake, Kelly Baker, Kevin Lloyd, Wendy Danvers, Pat Astley, Laurence Harrington ..
Directed by: Edmund Purdom
Release date: 1984-12-07
31.

The Lost Empire

2.6
4.6/10 IMDB

A police officer and her two companions battle an evil genius with diabolical plans to destroy the world. Whoever can find the three sacred jewels can anticipate total power.

Starring: Melanie Vincz, Raven De La Croix, Angela Aames, Paul Coufos, Robert Tessier, Angus Scrimm, Blackie Dammett, Linda Shayne, Kenneth Tobey, Tommy Rettig ..
Directed by: Jim Wynorski
Release date: 1984-06-22
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Invitation to Hell
32.

Invitation to Hell

2.6
5.0/10 IMDB

Family man Matt Winslow accepts a new job in Silicon Valley and quickly finds that his associates are obsessed with a mysterious local country club whose manager, Jessica Jones, holds sway over the community.

Starring: Robert Urich, Joanna Cassidy, Susan Lucci, Joe Regalbuto, Kevin McCarthy, Patty McCormack, Bill Erwin, Soleil Moon Frye, Barret Oliver, Nicholas Worth ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1984-05-24
33.

The Dungeonmaster

2.5
4.4/10 IMDB

Paul, a computer whiz who spends more time with his machine than with his girlfriend, finds that he has been chosen as a worthy opponent for Mestema, an evil wizard who has spent centuries searching for a challenging foe. After having his computer changed into a wristband weapon, Paul does battle with a variety of monsters before finally coming face to face with the ultimate adversary.

Starring: Jeffrey Byron, Richard Moll, Leslie Wing, Chris Holmes, Cleve Hall, R.J. Miller, Danny Dick, Gina Calabrese, Blackie Lawless, Tony Richards ..
Directed by: Steven Ford, Charles Band, David Allen, John Carl Buechler, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou, Rosemarie Turko
Release date: 1984-08-24
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Sex Beyond the Grave
34.

Sex Beyond the Grave

2.5
5.2/10 IMDB

In order to pay off a massive debt, a gambling addict sells his ancestral home to a young couple, who soon discover that the building is haunted by the vengeful spirits of a murdered family.

Starring: Tony Liu, Winnie Chin Wai-Yee, Mabel Kwong Mei-Bo, Ku Kuan-Chung, Gam Biu, Eva Lai Yin-Shan, Leung Jun-Git, Ngaai Fei, Ding Yue, Tang Mei-Mei ..
Directed by: Lee Tai-Hang, Dennis Chiu Jan-Keung
Release date: 1984-01-01
35.

Blind Date

2.4
4.8/10 IMDB

A man goes blind when remembering his lost girlfriend, but the doctors can't find anything wrong with his eyes. They fit him with an experimental device which allows him to see with the aid of a computer interface and brain electrodes. Meanwhile, a taxi driver is taking young women up to their apartments, giving them gas, and performing a little fatal amateur surgery on them. Their paths inevitably converge, and the blind man must try to stop the psychopath.

Starring: Joseph Bottoms, Kirstie Alley, James Daughton, Lana Clarkson, Keir Dullea, Charles Nicklin, Marina Sirtis, Valeria Golino, Michael Howe, Gerard Kelly ..
Directed by: Nico Mastorakis
Release date: 1984-06-01
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Dreams Come True
36.

Dreams Come True

2.4
5.3/10 IMDB

Boy discovers how to dream travel. Only in this senerio he appears in real life at the location of his dreams while his "other" body lies in bed. He then teaches his girlfriend how to dream travel and together they share the adventures of their dreams.

Starring: Michael Sanville, Stephanie Shuford, Ken Charlton, Steve Charlton, Bert Kinyon ..
Directed by: Max Kalmanowicz
Release date: 1984-08-01
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Innocent Prey
37.

Innocent Prey

2.4
4.9/10 IMDB

A woman living in Dallas discovers that her husband, from New Zealand, is actually a crazed serial killer who murders prostitutes.

Starring: P.J. Soles, Kit Taylor, Grigor Taylor, Martin Balsam, John Warnock, Susan Stenmark, Deborah Voorhees, Bill Thurman, Karen Radcliffe, Joe Berryman ..
Directed by: Colin Eggleston
Release date: 1984-06-14
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Passing
38.

The Passing

2.3
5.4/10 IMDB

The lives of two men, an elderly WWII vet and a young death row prisoner, intersect when the vet enrolls in a program to have his consciousness transplanted into a younger body...and the prisoner is forced to provide the body.

Starring: James Carroll Plaster, Welton Benjamin Johnson, John Huckert, Lynn Odell, Mark McPherson, Richard Chisolm, Steve Ingrassia, Charles Murphy, Toui Xinh Pham ..
Directed by: John Huckert
Release date: 1984-03-27
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Sleepwalker
39.

Sleepwalker

2.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Saxon Logan's extraordinary 49 minute featurette pitches four people into a class war situation with a vicious sting in the tale.

Starring: Joanna David, Bill Douglas, Fulton Mackay, Nickolas Grace, Raymond Huntley, Michael Medwin, Heather Page ..
Directed by: Saxon Logan
Release date: 1984-07-05
40.

Ghost Warrior

2.3
5.2/10 IMDB

When skiers in Japan come across the frozen body of centuries-old samurai warrior Yoshimita, scientists secretly whisk the corpse to a high-tech laboratory in California, where they bring him back to life. But when Yoshimita escapes onto the mean streets of 1980s Los Angeles, his ancient and strict code of honor gets him both into and out of trouble. J. Larry Carroll directs this low-budget action fantasy.

Starring: Hiroshi Fujioka, Frank Schuller, Robert Kino, Janet Julian, John Calvin, Toshirô Obata, Mieko Kobayashi, Bill Morey, Andy Wood, Joan Foley ..
Directed by: J. Larry Carroll
Release date: 1984-09-30
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Driller
41.

Driller

2.3
5.0/10 IMDB

Adult spoof of Michael Jackson's Thriller musical containing a fan of the super pop star known as Mr J and her fantasies that come to life in an unbridled display of cinematic imagination in her sexual misadventures. Leading lady gets it from a well-endowed werewolf (the transormed Mr. J); is abducted to a strange castle and finally escapes to a graveyard where she joins in an unbelievable orgy of zombies and ghouls and the like. Of course, her kinky explorations are fraught with hot music, dazzling dance routines and spectacular special effects.

Starring: Tim Beckley, Joyce James, Cassandra Leigh, George Payne, Taija Rae, Rod Retta, Frank Serrone, Renee Summers, Angelique, Carson Dry ..
Directed by: Joyce James
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Sinister Doctor Orloff
42.

The Sinister Doctor Orloff

2.2
5.3/10 IMDB

The son of the infamous Dr. Orloff clashes with his father when he begins to stalk and dismember prostitutes in order to get parts to reanimate his dead mother.

Starring: Antonio Mayans, Howard Vernon, Rocío Freixas, Antonio Rebollo, Rafael Cayetano, Juan Soler, Ángel Ordiales, Maria Paz Uceda, Maria Amor Olmo, Rafael Izurquiza ..
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Release date: 1984-06-18
43.

Splatter University

2.2
4.0/10 IMDB

A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.

Starring: Forbes Riley, Ric Randig, Dick Biel, Kathy LaCommare, Mary Ellen David, Laura Gold, Ken Gerson, Sal Lumetta, Clifford Warren, Noel Stilphen ..
Directed by: Richard W. Haines
Release date: 1984-07-13
44.

They're Playing with Fire

2.2
5.1/10 IMDB

A married college professor decides to seduce her student, whom she hired as a handyman for her yacht. The hesitant student succumbs to his buxom professor, but their romance is interrupted by her corrupt husband and a masked murderer.

Starring: Sybil Danning, Eric Brown, Andrew Prine, Paul Clemens, K.T. Stevens, Gene Bicknell, Curt Ayers, Dominick Brascia, Bill Conklin, Terese Hanses ..
Directed by: Howard Avedis
Release date: 1984-04-01
45.

Death Mask

2.2
4.6/10 IMDB

Haunted by the drowning death of his own daughter, a police investigator embarks on an obsessive 10-year hunt for the identity of a dead boy, to the detriment of his family life.

Starring: Farley Granger, Lee Bryant, John McCurry, Arch Johnson, Barbara Bingham, Ruth Warrick, Danny Aiello, Veronica Hart, Frank Ferrara, Kelly Nichols ..
Directed by: Richard Friedman
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Surrogate
46.

The Surrogate

2.1
4.6/10 IMDB

Frank and Lee have marital problems: he's been impotent for 18 months, she alternates between sympathy and criticism. His temper gets the best of him, so he's seeing a psychotherapist who finds the anger and the impotence related. She recommends that Frank and Lee hire a mysterious European woman to lead them through fantasies intended to unlock passion and help them heal. At the same time this is going on, the police are investigating a series of stabbings: as corpses pile up, we wonder if Frank's temper may be behind this; or perhaps it's Eric, a cross-dressing neighbor and friend of Lee's; it may even be the European woman, who keeps popping up with new fantasies.

Starring: Art Hindle, Carole Laure, Shannon Tweed, Michael Ironside, Jim Bailey, Marilyn Lightstone, Jackie Burroughs, Barbara Law, Gary Reineke, Vlasta Vrana ..
Directed by: Don Carmody
Release date: 1984-10-15
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Scarab
47.

Scarab

2.1
3.7/10 IMDB

Satanic Nazis gather to perform ancient rites for evil Egyptian gods in hopes of bringing one back from the dead. Actually, the revivified body belongs to a slain Nazi. Unfortunately, the soul is that of the vengeful diety. Terror ensues.

Starring: Rip Torn, Robert Ginty, Cristina Sánchez Pascual, Isabel García Lorca, Mayrata O'Wisiedo, Donald Pickering, Sam Chew Jr., Héctor Alterio, José Luis de Villalonga, José Lifante ..
Directed by: Steven-Charles Jaffe
Release date: 1984-06-22
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Tales of the Third Dimension
48.

Tales of the Third Dimension

2.0
5.1/10 IMDB

This movie is made-up of three tales, the first one is, "Young Blood" it is about a married pair of vampires who adopt a child. In "The Guardians," a pair of avaricious grave robbers make a terrible mistake when they visit the St. Francis Abbey cemetery to do a little pillaging. The final episode, "Visions of Sugar-Plum" is set at Christmas time and is set at the home of a loving grandmother.

Starring: Robert Bloodworth, William T. Hicks, Katelyn Hunter, Terry Laughlin, Kathy O'Toole, Neal Powell, Leon Rippy, Dandy Stevenson, Francine Taylor, Kevin Campbell ..
Directed by: Worth Keeter, Thom McIntyre, Earl Owensby, Todd Durham
Release date: 1984-04-01
49.

Bloodsuckers from Outer Space

2.0
4.6/10 IMDB

A mysterious and invisible alien presence has landed in rural Texas and has started turning the nearby townspeople into white-faced, bloodthirsty killers. As the local authorities begin to investigate the strange and violent goings on, a photographer and his girlfriend find themselves trapped in the midst of an unexpected rural bloodbath, which seeks to turn them into another pair of bloodsuckers from outer space...

Starring: Robert Bradeen, Big John Brigham, Thom Meyers, Laura Ellis, Dennis Letts, Glen Coburn, Rick Garlington, Wayne Greene, Christopher Heldman, Kris Nicolau-Sharpley ..
Directed by: Glen Coburn
Release date: 1984-01-03
50.

Rocktober Blood

2.0
4.6/10 IMDB

A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band.

Starring: Tray Loren, Ben Sebastian, Mark Durbin, Richie King, Perry Morris, Smokey Huff, Donna Scoggins, Cana Cockrell, Renee Hubbard, Nigel Benjamin ..
Directed by: Beverly Sebastian
Release date: 1984-01-01

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