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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Audrey Rose Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Hillerman

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The Car Kim Richards, James Brolin, Kyle Richards

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

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Tintorera Priscilla Barnes, Susan George, Hugo Stiglitz

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Equus Richard Burton, Jenny Agutter, Joan Plowright

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Demon Lover Gunnar Hansen, Val Mayerik, Linda Conrad

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Exorcist II: The Heretic James Earl Jones, Richard Burton, Max von Sydow

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

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Presentimiento Macabro Peter Cushing, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence

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The Night Nurse Kate Fitzpatrick

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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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The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner

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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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Holocaust 2000 Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quayle, Adolfo Celi

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Rabid Marilyn Chambers, Joe Silver, Susan Roman

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

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

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

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

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Axe Leslie Lee

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Sisters of Death Claudia Jennings, Sherry Alberoni, Arthur Franz

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Haunts Cameron Mitchell, Aldo Ray, May Britt

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Crash! José Ferrer, John Carradine, Sue Lyon

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Demon Seed Julie Christie, Robert Vaughn, Fritz Weaver

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

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A Killing Affair Peter Weller, Kathy Baker, John Glover

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Spectre Gig Young, Robert Culp

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Night Creature Donald Pleasence, Nancy Kwan, Ross Hagen

The Best Movies That Were Originally Panned by Critics

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

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

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Bloedverwanten Grégoire Aslan, Eddie Constantine, Ronny Bierman

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Hellish Flesh José Mojica Marins, Luely Figueiró, Oswaldo De Souza

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Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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Grass Tombs Kim Hee-ra, Yoon Il-Bong, Shi-Chan Na

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

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Ilsa, the Wicked Warden Jesús Franco, Lina Romay, Dyanne Thorne

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

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Count Dracula Louis Jourdan, Judi Bowker, Frank Finlay

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Snowbeast Yvette Mimieux, Sylvia Sidney, Clint Walker

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The Crater Lake Monster William R. Stromberg, Bob Hyman, Richard Cardella