scary movies The Best Horror Movies of 1975  

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List of the best 1975 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 1975, 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.

Examples of movies on this list include Jaws and Shivers. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1975, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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The Stepford Wives Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson, Katharine Ross

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Picnic at Hanging Rock Jacki Weaver, Rachel Roberts, Tony Llewellyn-Jones

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Shivers Barbara Steele, Joe Silver, Vlasta Vrána

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Deep Red Dario Argento, David Hemmings, Gabriele Lavia

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Terror of Mechagodzilla Akihiko Hirata, Tadao Nakamaru, Kenji Sahara

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Trilogy of Terror Karen Black, George Gaynes, Gregory Harrison

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Race with the Devil Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit

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In Search of Dracula is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1975
In Search of Dracula Christopher Lee

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Satan's Triangle Kim Novak, Doug McClure, Ed Lauter

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Legend of the Werewolf Peter Cushing, Hugh Griffith, Ron Moody

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The Devil's Rain John Travolta, William Shatner, Ernest Borgnine

The Scariest Demon Toys in Film History

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Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural Richard Blackburn, Rainbeaux Smith, Monty Pyke

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Strip Nude for Your Killer Edwige Fenech, Femi Benussi, Nino Castelnuovo

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Forced Entry

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Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS George Buck Flower, Richard Kennedy, Dyanne Thorne

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Footprints on the Moon Klaus Kinski, Florinda Bolkan, Peter McEnery

The Best Werewolf Movies Ever Made

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The Giant Spider Invasion Alan Hale, Jr., Barbara Hale

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Rattlers Sam Chew Jr., Elisabeth Chauvet

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Andhera Satyendra Kapoor, Helen, Bhagwan Dada

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Forced Entry Tanya Roberts

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The Bedeviled Reiko Ike, Kun Li, Dean Shek

The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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The Cursed Medallion Joanna Cassidy, Richard Johnson, Ida Galli

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Lips of Blood Marie-Pierre Castel, Paul Bisciglia, Natalie Perrey Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Bug Patty McCormack, Bradford Dillman, Alan Fudge

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El Inquisidor María Aurelia Bisutti

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The Man with Two Faces

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The Spiral Staircase is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1975
The Spiral Staircase Christopher Plummer, Jacqueline Bissett, Elaine Stritch

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Don't Open the Door James N. Harrell, Gene Ross, Annabelle Weenick

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Devil's Kiss Víctor Israel, Jose Lifante, Daniel Martín

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Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary John Carradine, Cristina Ferrare, David Young

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Deafula Katherine Wilson, Peter Wolf, Errol Wechsberg

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Savage Man Savage Beast is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1975
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Psycho from Texas

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Frozen Scream Wolf Muser

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Garden of Death Iván Rodríguez, Joe Dallesandro, Rita Gam

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The Devil's Exorcist Ivan Desny, Jack Taylor, Jose Lifante

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Inn of the Damned Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, John Meillon

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Psychic Killer Della Reese, Jim Hutton, Neville Brand

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Croaked: Frog Monster from Hell Bruno Alexander, Jim Iaquinta, Jerry Gregoris Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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La Bête Marcel Dalio, Elisabeth Kaza, Guy Tréjan

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The Ghoul John Hurt, Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson

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Calling All Police Cars Luciana Paluzzi, Antonio Sabàto^! Sr., Gabriele Ferzetti

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Demoniac Jesús Franco, Lina Romay, Catherine Lafferière

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The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Luciano Pigozzi, Femi Benussi Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Poor Pretty Eddie Shelley Winters, Slim Pickens, Ted Cassidy

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Evil Eye Richard Conte, Eduardo Fajardo, Jorge Rivero Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Black Magic Lo Lieh, Ti Lung, Lily Li

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La cruz del diablo Adolfo Marsillach, Emma Cohen, Carmen Sevilla