Scary Movies The Best Horror Movies of 1977  

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List of the best 1977 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 1977, 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.

Suspiria and Eraserhead are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1977, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Hills Have Eyes Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman

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Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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Orca Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling

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The Car Kim Richards, James Brolin, Kyle Richards

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Rabid Marilyn Chambers, Joe Silver, Susan Roman

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Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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Audrey Rose Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Hillerman

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The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner

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Equus Richard Burton, Jenny Agutter, Joan Plowright

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Day of the Animals Leslie Nielsen, Christopher George, Michael Ansara

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The Night Nurse Kate Fitzpatrick

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Curse of the Black Widow Donna Mills, June Allyson, Vic Morrow

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The Spell Helen Hunt, Lee Grant, Jack Colvin

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Ruby Piper Laurie, Stuart Whitman, Len Lesser

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The Pack Joe Don Baker, R. G. Armstrong, Richard B. Shull

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The Psychic Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel

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Haunts Cameron Mitchell, Aldo Ray, May Britt

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The Island of Dr. Moreau Burt Lancaster, Barbara Carrera, Michael York

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Axe Leslie Lee

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A Killing Affair Peter Weller, Kathy Baker, John Glover

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Halloween with the New Addams Family John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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Demon Lover Gunnar Hansen, Val Mayerik, Linda Conrad

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Dead of Night Ed Begley, Jr., Patrick Macnee

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House Kimiko Ikegami, Haruko Wanibuchi, Yōko Minamida

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Tintorera Priscilla Barnes, Susan George, Hugo Stiglitz

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Desperate Living Mink Stole, Edith Massey, Mary Vivian Pearce

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Watch Me When I Kill Franco Citti, Giuseppe Addobbati, Corrado Pani

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Cathy's Curse Alan Scarfe, Sonny Forbes, Robert V. Girolami

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Black Journal Max von Sydow, Shelley Winters, Laura Antonelli

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It Happened at Lakewood Manor Suzanne Somers, Myrna Loy, Brian Dennehy

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Eaten Alive Kyle Richards, Robert Englund, Carolyn Jones

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Shock Waves Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams

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Mrs. Amworth Glynis Johns

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Presentimiento Macabro Peter Cushing, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence

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Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo Pat Hingle, Howard Hesseman, Bert Remsen

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Jadu Tona Ashok Kumar, Prem Chopra, Reena Roy

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Holocaust 2000 Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quayle, Adolfo Celi

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Halloween Is Grinch Night Henry Gibson, Hal Smith, Hans Conried

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Curse of Demon Mountain Slim Pickens, Sondra Locke, Joe Don Baker

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Kingdom of the Spiders William Shatner, Woody Strode, Altovise Davis

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Night Creature Donald Pleasence, Nancy Kwan, Ross Hagen

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Spectre Gig Young, Robert Culp

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The Day It Came to Earth Rita Wilson, George Gobel, Robert Ginnaven

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Eerie Midnight Horror Show Gabriele Tinti, Luigi Pistilli, Umberto Raho

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Satan's Blood Luis Barboo, Ángel Aranda, Fernando Jiménez del Oso

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Sisters of Death Claudia Jennings, Sherry Alberoni, Arthur Franz

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Demon Seed Julie Christie, Robert Vaughn, Fritz Weaver

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Crash! José Ferrer, John Carradine, Sue Lyon

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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals Joe D'Amato, Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti