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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Luna Takamura, Yutaka Hayashi, Rei Okamoto

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Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner

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Brooke Shields, Lillian Roth, Linda Miller

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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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Dawn Wells, Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine

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Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Michael Kirby

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Jesús Franco, Lina Romay, Paul Muller

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Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed

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Francesca Marciano, Lino Capolicchio, Gianni Cavina

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Rock Hudson, Barbara Carrera, Roddy McDowall

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Alan Oppenheimer, Jon Gries, Steve Railsback

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Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith

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Andy Kaufman, Sylvia Sidney, Sandy Dennis

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Robert Carradine, Andrew Stevens, Kimberly Beck

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

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Joseph Cotten, John Phillip Law, Olga Bisera

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The Premonition Roy White, Danielle Brisebois, Jeff Corey

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Tina Louise, Ray Milland, Patty Duke

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Eric Mason, Ron Prather, Herman Wallner

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

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

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

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Exit Dying Henry Darrow

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Roberta Findlay, Michael Findlay, Aldo Mayo

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Rekha, Aruna Irani, Sunil Dutt

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Glynn Turman

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Dogs David McCallum, Linda Gray, nm0943927

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Stephanie Beacham, Andrew Sachs, Susan Penhaligon

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George Buck Flower, Bruce Kimball, John Alderman

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Stephanie Beacham, Colin Jeavons, Jack Watson

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Yancy Butler, William Sanderson, David Gale

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Christopher Lee, Nastassja Kinski, Honor Blackman

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Massimo Vanni, George Eastman, Luciano Rossi

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Lewis Fiander, Prunella Ransome, Antonio Iranzo

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Jamie Gillis, Jeff Eagle, Al Levitsky

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Doona Leigh Drake, Timothy Wayne Brown, Gary Kanin

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This Violent World

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Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Joe Piscopo

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Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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

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Christopher George, Richard Jaeckel, Andrew Prine

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Land of the Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1976
Land of the Minotaur Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Luan Peters

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Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol, Rod Arrants

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

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María Kosti, Sandra Mozarowsky, María Vidal

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Bernie Casey, Rosalind Cash, Marc Alaimo