Graveyard Shift 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
John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

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Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner

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Luna Takamura, Yutaka Hayashi, Rei Okamoto

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8 2
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House of the Living Dead Shirley Anne Field, Bill Flynn, Mark Burns

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Brooke Shields, Lillian Roth, Linda Miller

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Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Michael Kirby

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7 3
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Shadow of the Hawk Jan-Michael Vincent, Chief Dan George, Marilyn Hassett

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6 2
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Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed

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7 4
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Alan Oppenheimer, Jon Gries, Steve Railsback

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7 4
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Dawn Wells, Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine

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5 2
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Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith

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5 2
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Jesús Franco, Lina Romay, Paul Muller

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4 1
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Rock Hudson, Barbara Carrera, Roddy McDowall

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4 1
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Francesca Marciano, Lino Capolicchio, Gianni Cavina

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3 1
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Andy Kaufman, Sylvia Sidney, Sandy Dennis

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3 1
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Robert Carradine, Andrew Stevens, Kimberly Beck

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4 3
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Joseph Cotten, John Phillip Law, Olga Bisera

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4 3
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Horror Rises from the Tomb Paul Naschy, Emma Cohen, Luis Ciges

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3 2
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Tina Louise, Ray Milland, Patty Duke

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3 2
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The Premonition Roy White, Danielle Brisebois, Jeff Corey

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2 1
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Eric Mason, Ron Prather, Herman Wallner

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2 1
Black Magic 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
Black Magic 2 Lo Lieh, Ti Lung, Lily Li

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2 2
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The People Who Own the Dark Alberto de Mendoza, Nadiuska, Teresa Gimpera

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2 2
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Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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1 1
Blood Bath is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
Blood Bath Doris Roberts, Harve Presnell, René Enríquez