Best Horror Movies of 1986

1.

Blue Velvet

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern, Hope Lange, Dean Stockwell, George Dickerson, Priscilla Pointer, Frances Bay, Ken Stovitz ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1986-01-01
2.

The Fly

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel, Leslie Carlson, George Chuvalo, Michael Copeman, David Cronenberg, Carol Lazare, Shawn Hewitt ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1986-08-15
3.

Manhunter

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Dennis Farina, Brian Cox, Joan Allen, Tom Noonan, Stephen Lang, Chris Elliott, Michael Talbott, Dan Butler ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1986-08-14
4.

Little Shop of Horrors

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day Seymour finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, Tisha Campbell-Martin, John Candy, Bill Murray, Tichina Arnold, Miriam Margolyes, Jim Belushi ..
Directed by: Frank Oz
Release date: 1986-12-19
5.

The Hitcher

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn, John M. Jackson, Billy Green Bush, Jack Thibeau, Armin Shimerman, Gene Davis, Jon Van Ness ..
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 1986-01-17
6.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, David Katz, Mary Demas, Anne Bartoletti, Elizabeth Kaden, Ted Kaden, Denise Sullivan, Ray Atherton ..
Directed by: John McNaughton
Release date: 1986-04-10
7.

Night of the Creeps

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

Starring: Jason Lively, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow, Tom Atkins, Wally Taylor, Allan Kayser, Bruce Solomon, Vic Polizos, Dick Miller, Ken Heron ..
Directed by: Fred Dekker
Release date: 1986-08-21
8.

From Beyond

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ken Foree, Ted Sorel, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Bunny Summers, Bruce McGuire, Del Russel, Dale Wyatt ..
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 1986-10-24
9.

Critters

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Starring: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Zane, Scott Grimes, Lin Shaye, Ethan Phillips, Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Jeremy Lawrence, Billy Green Bush ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 1986-04-11
10.

House

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Roger Cobb is an author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become more frequent, Cobb becomes aware that the house resents his presence.

Starring: William Katt, George Wendt, Richard Moll, Kay Lenz, Mary Stavin, Michael Ensign, Erik Silver, Mark Silver, Susan French, Alan Autry ..
Directed by: Steve Miner
Release date: 1986-02-27
11.

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal murders. Now it’s up to Tommy to stop the dark, devious and demented deaths that he unwittingly brought about.

Starring: Thom Mathews, Jennifer Cooke, David Kagen, Renée Jones, Tom Fridley, C.J. Graham, Tony Goldwyn, Darcy DeMoss, Ann Ryerson, Alan Blumenfeld ..
Directed by: Tom McLoughlin
Release date: 1986-08-01
12.

April Fool's Day

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. Soon, they begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend, but nothing is as it seems.

Starring: Deborah Foreman, Thomas F. Wilson, Lloyd Berry, Tom Heaton, Ken Olandt, Leah Pinsent, Clayton Rohner, Amy Steel, Jay Baker, Pat Barlow ..
Directed by: Fred Walton
Release date: 1986-03-27
13.

Poltergeist II: The Other Side

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

The Freeling family move in with Diane's mother in an effort to escape the trauma and aftermath of Carol Anne's abduction by the Beast. But the Beast is not to be put off so easily and appears in a ghostly apparition as the Reverend Kane, a religeous zealot responsible for the deaths of his many followers. His goal is simple - he wants the angelic Carol Anne.

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Oliver Robins, Zelda Rubinstein, Will Sampson, Julian Beck, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John P. Whitecloud, Noble Craig ..
Directed by: Brian Gibson
Release date: 1986-05-23
14.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface is up to his cannibalistic ways once again, along with the rest of his twisted clan, including the equally disturbed Chop-Top. This time, the masked killer has set his sights on pretty disc jockey Vanita "Stretch" Brock, who teams up with Texas lawman Lefty Enright to battle the psychopath and his family deep within their lair, a macabre abandoned amusement park.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow, Bill Moseley, Bill Johnson, Ken Evert, Harlan Jordan, Kirk Sisco, James N. Harrell, Lou Perryman ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1986-08-22
15.

Chopping Mall

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, the robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. One by one the three bots try to rid the mall of the “intruders.” The only weapons the kids can use are the supplies in other stores, or if they can make it till morning when the mall opens back up.

Starring: Kelli Maroney, Tony O'Dell, Barbara Crampton, Russell Todd, Karrie Emerson, Nick Segal, John Terlesky, Suzee Slater, Paul Bartel, Mary Woronov ..
Directed by: Jim Wynorski
Release date: 1986-03-21
16.

Maximum Overdrive

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ... or be killed by them.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, John Short, Frankie Faison, Ellen McElduff, J. C. Quinn, Giancarlo Esposito, Marla Maples ..
Directed by: Stephen King
Release date: 1986-07-25
17.

Psycho III

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls 'mother'. One day a nosey journalist comes to see him to ask questions about his past.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell, Hugh Gillin, Lee Garlington, Robert Alan Browne, Gary Bayer, Patience Cleveland, Juliette Cummins ..
Directed by: Anthony Perkins
Release date: 1986-04-02
18.

Trick or Treat

3.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Eddie Weinbauer, an metalhead teen who is bullied at school, looks to his heavy metal superstar idol, Sammi Curr, for guidance. When Curr is killed in a hotel fire, Eddie becomes the recipient of the only copy of Curr's unreleased album, which, when played backwards, brings Sammi back to life. As Halloween approaches, Eddie begins to realize that this isn't only rock 'n roll...it's life and death.

Starring: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant, Elaine Joyce, Glen Morgan, Gene Simmons, Ozzy Osbourne, Elise Richards, Richard Pachorek ..
Directed by: Charles Martin Smith
Release date: 1986-10-24
19.

Vamp

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar in search of a stripper for their college friends, unaware it is occupied by vampires.

Starring: Chris Makepeace, Sandy Baron, Robert Rusler, Dedee Pfeiffer, Gedde Watanabe, Grace Jones, Billy Drago, Brad Logan, Lisa Lyon, Jim Boyle ..
Directed by: Richard Wenk
Release date: 1986-07-18
20.

Witchboard

3.8
5.6/10 IMDB

Playing around with a Ouija board, a trio of friends succeeds in contacting the spirit of a young boy. Trouble begins when the evil spirit, Malfeitor, takes over one of their bodies.

Starring: Stephen Nichols, Tawny Kitaen, Todd Allen, Kathleen Wilhoite, Burke Byrnes, James W. Quinn, Rose Marie, Judy Tatum, Gloria Hayes, J.P. Luebsen ..
Directed by: Kevin Tenney
Release date: 1986-12-31
21.

Deadly Friend

3.8
5.5/10 IMDB

After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting a robotic microchip into her brain.

Starring: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey, Anne Ramsey, Richard Marcus, Russ Marin, Lee Paul, Andrew Roperto, Charles Fleischer ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1986-10-10
22.

TerrorVision

3.7
5.5/10 IMDB

A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.

Starring: Diane Franklin, Gerrit Graham, Mary Woronov, Chad Allen, Jon Gries, Bert Remsen, Alejandro Rey, Randi Brooks, Jennifer Richards, Sonny Carl Davis ..
Directed by: Ted Nicolaou
Release date: 1986-02-14
23.

The Deliberate Stranger

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Ted Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the cooperation of a number of police forces to work efficiently on this case. Soon, but not soon enough, the police eliminate endless possibilities and close in on him. Bundy is tried in the media and his good-boy attitude brings him sympathy but also the hatred of many.

Starring: Mark Harmon, Frederic Forrest, George Grizzard, Ben Masters, Glynnis O'Connor, M. Emmet Walsh, John Ashton, Bonnie Bartlett, Billy Green Bush, Frederick Coffin ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky
Release date: 1986-05-04
24.

Invaders from Mars

3.6
5.5/10 IMDB

In this remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Marines.

Starring: Hunter Carson, Karen Black, Timothy Bottoms, Laraine Newman, James Karen, Bud Cort, Louise Fletcher, Eric Pierpoint, Christopher Allport, Virginya Keehne ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1986-06-06
25.

Haunted Honeymoon

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a neurotic speech defect and exaggerated bursts of fear: he gives him a shock therapy with palace ghosts.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise, Jonathan Pryce, Eve Ferret, Bryan Pringle, Peter Vaughan, Paul L. Smith, Jim Carter, Roger Ashton-Griffiths ..
Directed by: Gene Wilder
Release date: 1986-07-25
26.

Gothic

3.5
5.6/10 IMDB

Living in an estate on the shores of Lake Geneva, Lord Byron is visited by Percy and Mary Shelley. Together with Byron's lover Claire Clairmont, and aided by hallucinogenic substances, they devise an evening of ghoulish tales. However, when confronted by horrors, ostensibly of their own creation, it becomes difficult to tell apparition from reality.

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Natasha Richardson, Myriam Cyr, Timothy Spall, Alec Mango, Andreas Wisniewski, Dexter Fletcher, Pascal King, Tom Hickey ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1986-11-30
27.

Mr. Boogedy

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A novelty-salesman moves his family into a new house. Initially dismissing incidents as more of their father's practical jokes, the family soon learns that the house is haunted by people who lived in the house 300 years previously.

Starring: Richard Masur, Mimi Kennedy, Benji Gregory, David Faustino, Kristy Swanson, Howard Witt, John Astin, Katherine Kelly Lang, Jamie McEnnan, Kedric Wolfe ..
Directed by: Oz Scott
Release date: 1986-04-20
28.

Class of Nuke 'Em High

3.5
5.6/10 IMDB

The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

Starring: Janelle Brady, Gil Brenton, Robert Prichard, Pat Ryan, James Nugent Vernon, Brad Dunker, Gary Schneider, Theo Kogan, Gary Rosenblatt, Mary Taylor ..
Directed by: Richard W. Haines, Lloyd Kaufman
Release date: 1986-12-12
29.

Troll

3.5
4.5/10 IMDB

When a family moves into a San Francisco apartment, an opportunistic troll decides to make his move and take possession of little Wendy (Jenny Beck), thereby paving the way for new troll recruits, the first in his army that will take eventual control of the planet. We soon discover Torok is the ex-husband of Eunice St. Clair, a resident in the building who was married to Torok.

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Michael Moriarty, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Shelley Hack, Jenny Beck, Sonny Bono, Phil Fondacaro, Brad Hall, Anne Lockhart, Gary Sandy ..
Directed by: John Carl Buechler
Release date: 1986-01-17
30.

Link

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Young graduate student Jane Chase becomes the new assistant to an eccentric zoology professor at the remote home he shares with two brilliant chimpanzees and an elderly orangutan butler named Link. But when one of the chimps is found dead and the professor mysteriously disappears, Link becomes dangerously aggressive towards Jane. Now, the time for “monkey business” is over and the true terror is about to begin.

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Terence Stamp, Steven Finch, Richard Garnett, David O'Hara, Kevin Lloyd, Kevin Lloyd, Joe Belcher, Geoffrey Beevers, Caroline John ..
Directed by: Richard Franklin
Release date: 1986-02-26
31.

Combat Shock

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle.

Starring: Rick Giovinazzo, Veronica Stork, Mitch Maglio, Asaph Livni, Nick Nasta, Michael Tierno, Rick Giovinazzo, Veronica Stork, Mitch Maglio, Asaph Livni ..
Directed by: Buddy Giovinazzo
Release date: 1986-05-01
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : Amazing Stories
32.

Amazing Stories

3.2
7.1/10 IMDB

A feature film edited from three episodes of Amazing Stories (1985): The Mission, Mummy Daddy and Go to the Head of the Class.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Christopher Lloyd, Casey Siemaszko, Kiefer Sutherland, J.J. Cohen, John Philbin, Gary Mauro, Glen Mauro, Terry Beaver, David Grant Hayward ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg, William Dear, Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1986-07-10
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : The Murders in the Rue Morgue
33.

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.

Starring: Val Kilmer, George C. Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Maxence Mailfort, Neil Dickson, Ian McShane, Maud Rayer, Fernand Guiot, Patrick Floersheim, Roger Lumont ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1986-12-07
34.

Fair Game

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing kangaroos, they decide to kill the animals in the sanctuary, and when they see how attractive the owner is, they decide to have a little "fun" with her, too. Turns out that they may get a bit more "fun" than they bargained for.

Starring: Cassandra Delaney, Peter Ford, David Sandford, Garry Who, Don Barker, Carmel Young, Adrian Shirley, Wayne Anthony, Peter Ford, Tony Clay ..
Directed by: Mario Andreacchio
Release date: 1986-07-24
35.

Dead End Drive-In

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most cases, probably better than the outside. Crabs and his girlfriend Carmen are put into the camp and all Crabs wants to do is escape.

Starring: Ned Manning, Natalie McCurry, Peter Whitford, Wilbur Wilde, Dave Gibson, Sandie Lillingston, Ollie Hall, Lyn Collingwood, Nikki McWaters, Melissa Davis ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1986-08-13
36.

King Kong Lives

3.0
3.9/10 IMDB

After falling from the Twin Towers, Kong lies in a coma for ten years. When his heart begins to fail, scientists engineer an artificial heart, and a giant female ape is captured to serve as a source for a blood transfusion. When Kong awakens following his heart transplant, he senses the nearby presence of the female ape and the two escape to wreak havoc together.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Linda Hamilton, Brian Kerwin, John Ashton, Peter Michael Goetz, Peter Elliott, Frank Maraden, George Antoni, Robin Cahall, Jimmie Ray Weeks ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1986-12-19
37.

Slaughter High

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.

Starring: Caroline Munro, Simon Scuddamore, Carmine Iannaccone, Donna Yeager, Gary Martin, Billy Hartman, Michael Safran, John Segal, Kelly Baker, Sally Cross ..
Directed by: George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, Peter Mackenzie Litten
Release date: 1986-11-14
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : Doctor Penetration
38.

Doctor Penetration

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

Sweet Stacey Donovan and Herschel Savage star as a pair of newlyweds whose car breaks down on their way to their honeymoon in this steamy sexvid. When they knock on the door of the nearest house, the couple enters a wanton world of unleashed sexuality and debauchery that they'll definitely never forget.

Starring: Brittany Stryker, Lois Ayres, Melissa Melendez, Sheri St. Clair, Stacey Donovan, Taija Rae, Andy Nichols, Dick Rambone, F.M. Bradley, Herschel Savage ..
Directed by: Alex de Renzy
Release date: 1986-06-19
39.

Crawlspace

2.8
5.3/10 IMDB

A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Talia Balsam, Barbara Whinnery, Carole Francis, Tane McClure, Sally Brown, Jack Heller, David Abbott, Kenneth Robert Shippy, Sherry Buchanan ..
Directed by: David Schmoeller
Release date: 1986-05-21
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : Mark of Cain
40.

Mark of Cain

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

A couple live in an old, isolated mansion. The husband's murderous, insane twin escapes from a lunatic asylum. The cops haul off the wrong twin and the wife is stuck with the killer.

Starring: Robin Ward, Wendy Crewson, Antony Parr, August Schellenberg, Deborah Grover, Cynthia Kereluk, Kate Parr, Gert Peckert, Douglas Richardson ..
Directed by: Bruce Pittman
Release date: 1986-09-24
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie
41.

Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A children's television host solves all kids problems. Shot as a promo reel for a sequel to Maniac (1980) but was cut short due to the untimely death of actor Joe Spinell.

Starring: Joe Spinell ..
Directed by: Buddy Giovinazzo
Release date: 1986-11-01
42.

Neon Maniacs

2.8
5.0/10 IMDB

A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.

Starring: Clyde Hayes, Leilani Sarelle, Donna Locke, Andrew Divoff, Marta Kober, Trish Doolan, Victor Brandt, David Muir, P.R. Paul, Jeff Tyler ..
Directed by: Joseph Mangine
Release date: 1986-11-14
43.

Rawhead Rex

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it.

Starring: David Dukes, Niall Tóibín, Cora Lunny, Ronan Wilmot, Donal McCann, Heinrich von Schellendorf, Kelly Piper, Niall O'Brien, Hugh O'Conor, Eleanor Feely ..
Directed by: George Pavlou
Release date: 1986-10-01
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : The Ladies Club
44.

The Ladies Club

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.

Starring: Karen Austin, Diana Scarwid, Christine Belford, Bruce Davison, Shera Danese, Beverly Todd, Marilyn Kagan, Kit McDonough, Arliss Howard, Randee Heller ..
Directed by: Janet Greek
Release date: 1986-04-01
45.

Nomads

2.7
5.3/10 IMDB

One night, in a Los Angeles hospital, Dr. Flax attends to a seriously injured man who, apparently crazed, whispers mysterious and disconcerting words in French into her ear.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Lesley-Anne Down, Anna Maria Monticelli, Adam Ant, Mary Woronov, Héctor Mercado, Josie Cotton, Frank Doubleday, Jeannie Elias, Nina Foch ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1986-03-07
46.

The Zero Boys

2.7
5.2/10 IMDB

A group of friends travel to a wilderness area to play a survival game. Soon they unexpectedly find themselves in a real-life survival situation.

Starring: Daniel Hirsch, Kelli Maroney, Nicole Rio, Tom Shell, Jared Moses, Crystal Carson, Joe Estevez, Gary Jochimsen, John Michaels, Elise Turner ..
Directed by: Nico Mastorakis
Release date: 1986-01-01
47.

Monster in the Closet

2.7
4.9/10 IMDB

After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets a "mild-mannered" reporter, a college professor, her son and a befuddled professor band together to uncover the mystery but not without involving the U.S. Army and mass panic.

Starring: Claude Akins, Howard Duff, Henry Gibson, Donald Moffat, Paul Dooley, John Carradine, Frank Ashmore, Paul Walker, Stella Stevens, Fergie ..
Directed by: Bob Dahlin
Release date: 1986-05-15
48.

Deadtime Stories

2.7
4.6/10 IMDB

A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories: about a killer witch; Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf; and Goldi Lox and the three bears.

Starring: Scott Valentine, Nicole Picard, Matt Mitler, Cathryn de Prume, Melissa Leo, Kathy Fleig, Phyllis Craig, Michael Mesmer, Brian DePersia, Kevin Hannon ..
Directed by: Jeffery Delman, Jeffrey Delman
Release date: 1986-04-13
Best Horror Movies of 1986 : Killer Party
49.

Killer Party

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

Three sorority pledges are tasked with ensuring that the gals of Sigma Alpha Pi throw a killer party at an abandoned fraternity house. Unfortunately a vengeful spirit decides to take the killer epithet literally

Starring: Martin Hewitt, Ralph Seymour, Elaine Wilkes, Paul Bartel, Sherry Willis-Burch, Alicia Fleer, Woody Brown, Joanna Johnson, Terri Hawkes, Deborah Hancock ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1986-05-09
50.

Spookies

2.6
4.9/10 IMDB

Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.

Starring: Felix Ward, Maria Pechukas, Dan Scott, Alec Nemser, A.J. Lowenthal, Pat Wesley Bryan, Peter Dain, Nick Gionta, Lisa Friede, Joan Ellen Delaney ..
Directed by: Genie Joseph, Thomas Doran, Brendan Faulkner
Release date: 1986-05-14

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