Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1973  

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List of the best 1973 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 1973, 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.

List features The Exorcist, Don't Look Now and more movies. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1973, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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15 2
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Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Edward Woodward

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Elke Sommer, Telly Savalas, Sylva Koscina
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14 5
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Frankenstein Susan Strasberg, Bo Svenson, Robert Foxworth

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9 1
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Roddy McDowall, Michael Gough, Pamela Franklin

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8 1
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Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Leopoldo Trieste

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7 1
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Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Harry Andrews

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7 2
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
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6 2
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Kim Novak, Joan Collins, Donald Pleasence
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6 2
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Lynn Lowry, Harry Spillman, Richard Liberty

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5 1
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Margot Kidder, Charles Durning, Olympia Dukakis

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4 0
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Cheryl Ladd, Kate Jackson, Pamela Franklin

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5 2
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Darren McGavin, Margaret Hamilton, John Carradine

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4 1
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Tom Baker, Denholm Elliott, Anna Massey

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4 1
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Jim Hutton, Kim Darby, Barbara Anderson

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4 1
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Jesús Franco, Paul Muller, Howard Vernon

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4 1
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Ann Muffly, Raymond Laine, Virginia Greenwald

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4 1
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Encounter with the Unknown Rod Serling, Gary Brockette

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4 1
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Duncan Lamont

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5 3
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The House That Cried Murder John Beal, Arthur Roberts, Robin Strasser

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4 2
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William Shatner, Chuck Connors, Buddy Ebsen

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4 2
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Jack Palance, Pamela Brown, Nigel Davenport

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3 1
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Shelley Winters, Diane Ladd, Joseph Cotten

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3 1
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Michael Gough, Dennis Price, Robin Askwith