Best Horror Movies of 1984


Children of the Corn

5.7/10 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
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Child's Play

Child's Play

7.4/10 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

Raw Courage

6.6/10 IMDB

Marathon runners are taken captive in desert by right-wing militia.

Starring: Ronny Cox, Art Hindle, M. Emmet Walsh, Lois Chiles ..
Directed by: Robert L. Rosen
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Clash


4.8/10 IMDB

A young woman has to take some dirty money to an abandoned warehouse and wait for a couple of gangsters to join her...

Starring: Catherine Alric, Pierre Clémenti, Bernard Fresson, Vjenceslav Kapural, Christian Forges, Jean-Claude Benhamou, Igor Galo, Iva Potočnik, Rikard Brzeska, Branko Šupek ..
Directed by: Raphaël Delpard
Release date: 1984-02-08
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Passing

The Passing

4.6/10 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 ..
Directed by: John Huckert
Release date: 1984-03-27
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Tales of the Third Dimension

Tales of the Third Dimension

5.3/10 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
Release date: 1984-04-01
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Frankenstein


4.7/10 IMDB

A scientist who is obsessed with creating life finally does it, with tragic results.

Starring: Robert Powell, David Warner, Carrie Fisher, John Gielgud, Terence Alexander, Susan Wooldridge, Michael Cochrane, Graham McGrath, Edward Judd, James Coyle ..
Directed by: James Ormerod
Release date: 1984-12-27
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Sea Serpent

The Sea Serpent

3.7/10 IMDB

A serpent, created by radioactivity, threatens a Spanish coastal town.

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Taryn Power, Jared Martin, Ray Milland, Gérard Tichy, Carole James, Jack Taylor, León Klimovsky, Charly Bravo, Víctor Israel ..
Directed by: Amando de Ossorio
Release date: 1984-12-31
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : The Sinister Doctor Orloff

The Sinister Doctor Orloff

5.5/10 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
Best Horror Movies of 1984 : Simonland


5.2/10 IMDB

In the unsettling, absurdist SIMONLAND, a grotesque, televangelist-style demagogue leads his studio audience and isolated viewers through a psychotic game of Simon Says with twisted results.

Starring: Tommy Turner, Nick Zedd ..
Directed by: Richard Kern, Tommy Turner
Release date: 1984-01-01

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