Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1972  

Reference
590 votes 66 voters 2.5k views 126 items

List of the best 1972 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1972, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

A list made up of movies like The Last House on the Left and Night of the Lepus. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1972, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
list ordered by
1
21 2
Ranker Video
Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson
2
21 5
The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1972
Martin Kove, Steve Miner, Fred J. Lincoln
3
13 2
Ranker Video
Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland, Peter Cushing
4
13 2
Ranker Video
Carol Lynley, Darren McGavin, Larry Linville
5
8 1
Ranker Video
Meredith Baxter, Arthur O'Connell, Joseph Campanella
6
9 2
Ranker Video
Janet Leigh, DeForest Kelley, Rory Calhoun
7
9 2
Ranker Video
Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Kathleen Byron
8
7 1
Ranker Video
Edwige Fenech, Luigi Pistilli, Ivan Rassimov
9
7 1
Ranker Video
Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Florinda Bolkan
10
7 1
Ranker Video
Edwige Fenech, Maria Cumani Quasimodo, Luciano Pigozzi
11
6 1
Ranker Video
Edwige Fenech, George Hilton, Carla Brait
12
5 0
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas
13
7 2
Ranker Video
Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Joseph Cotten
14
7 2
Ranker Video
Sam Elliott, Ray Milland, Joan Van Ark
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial
15
6 1
Ranker Video
Bud Spencer, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Michael Brandon
16
5 1
Ranker Video
Maria Monti, Joachim Fuchsberger, Camille Keaton
17
5 1
Ranker Video
Alan Ormsby, Jeff Gillen, Paul Cronin
18
5 2
Ranker Video
Curse of the Headless Horseman Don Carrara, B.G. Fisher, Joe Cody
19
5 2
Ranker Video
Crawlspace Teresa Wright, Arthur Kennedy, Eugene Roche
20
5 2
Ranker Video
Love Me Deadly Lyle Waggoner, Timothy Scott, Christopher Stone
21
5 2
Ranker Video
George Lazenby, Adolfo Celi, Alessandro Haber
22
5 2
Ranker Video
David Prowse, Lalla Ward, Adrienne Corri
23
4 1
Ranker Video
John Ritter, Victor French, Diana Muldaur
24
4 1
The Red Queen Kills Seven Time... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1972
Barbara Bouchet, Sybil Danning, Carla Mancini
25
4 1
Ranker Video
Robert Hardy, Michael Hordern, Paul Jones
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial