horror The Best Horror Movies of 1976  

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List of the best 1976 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 1976, 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.

This list has a variety of movies, like Carrie and The Tenant, in it. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1976, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
Carrie John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

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Assault! Jack the Ripper Luna Takamura, Yutaka Hayashi, Rei Okamoto

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House of the Living Dead Shirley Anne Field, Bill Flynn, Mark Burns

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Shadow of the Hawk Jan-Michael Vincent, Chief Dan George, Marilyn Hassett

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Helter Skelter Alan Oppenheimer, Jon Gries, Steve Railsback

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith

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The Omen Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner

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Alice, Sweet Alice Brooke Shields, Lillian Roth, Linda Miller

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Death Weekend Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Michael Kirby

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A Whisper in the Dark Joseph Cotten, John Phillip Law, Olga Bisera

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Burnt Offerings Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed

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Frauengefängnis Jesús Franco, Lina Romay, Paul Muller

The Scariest Demon Toys in Film History

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The House with Laughing Windows Francesca Marciano, Lino Capolicchio, Gianni Cavina

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Embryo Rock Hudson, Barbara Carrera, Roddy McDowall

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Horror Rises from the Tomb Paul Naschy, Emma Cohen, Luis Ciges

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To the Devil a Daughter Christopher Lee, Nastassja Kinski, Honor Blackman

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown Dawn Wells, Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine

The Sexiest Vampire Movies Ever Made

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Track of the Moon Beast Doona Leigh Drake, Timothy Wayne Brown, Gary Kanin

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Massacre at Central High Robert Carradine, Andrew Stevens, Kimberly Beck

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God Told Me To Andy Kaufman, Sylvia Sidney, Sandy Dennis

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Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby Tina Louise, Ray Milland, Patty Duke

The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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The Premonition Roy White, Danielle Brisebois, Jeff Corey

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Satan's Slave Michael Gough, Candace Glendenning, Barbara Kellerman

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Ape Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol, Rod Arrants

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The People Who Own the Dark Alberto de Mendoza, Nadiuska, Teresa Gimpera

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Land of the Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
Land of the Minotaur Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Luan Peters

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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Snuff Roberta Findlay, Michael Findlay, Aldo Mayo

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Night of the Seagulls María Kosti, Sandra Mozarowsky, María Vidal

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Nagin Rekha, Aruna Irani, Sunil Dutt

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Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde Bernie Casey, Rosalind Cash, Marc Alaimo

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J. D.'s Revenge Louis Gossett, Jr., Glynn Turman

The Most Terrifying Japanese Horror Movies of All Time

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Emanuelle's Revenge Massimo Vanni, George Eastman, Luciano Rossi

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Who Can Kill a Child? Lewis Fiander, Prunella Ransome, Antonio Iranzo

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The Strange Hostel of Naked De... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
The Strange Hostel of Naked Desires José Mojica Marins, Bianchina Della Costa, Alfredo Almeida

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Through the Looking Glass Jamie Gillis, Jeff Eagle, Al Levitsky

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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Exit Dying Henry Darrow

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Black Cobra Woman Jack Palance, Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti

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Island of Death Jessica Dublin, Robert Behling, Nikos Tsachiridis

The Scariest Movies Ever Made

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Creature from Black Lake Jack Elam, Dub Taylor, Dennis Fimple

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The House Where Hell Froze Ove... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976

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Bloodlust Werner Pochath, Ellen Umlauf, Peter Hamm

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Kiss of the Tarantula Eric Mason, Ron Prather, Herman Wallner

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Black Magic 2 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
Black Magic 2 Lo Lieh, Ti Lung, Lily Li

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Black Ghost Yoon Yang-ha, Jang Geon, Ha Ok-Hwa

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Fury of Soul Lee Dae-Geun, Yoon Mi-ra, Han Mun-Jeong

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