Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1978  

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List of the best 1978 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 1978, 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.

List features Halloween, Dawn of the Dead and more movies. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1978, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1978
Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence
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Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico
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18 7
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Camille Keaton, Richard Pace, Gunter Kleeman
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17 7
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Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton, Ann Dusenberry
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Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith
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7 1
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Tom Savini, John Amplas, Christine Forrest
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12 7
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Keenan Wynn, John Sayles, Barbara Steele
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10 6
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Florinda Bolkan, Ray Lovelock, Isabel Pisano
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9 5
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Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland
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5 1
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Jack Riley, Eric Christmas, Stephen Peace
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7 4
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6 3
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Kirk Douglas, Daryl Hannah, Jim Belushi
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5 2
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Marc Porel, Barbara Magnolfi, Vanni Materassi
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5 2
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Shakti Kapoor, Satyendra Kapoor, Bhagwan Dada
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4 1
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Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey, Katharine Ross
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4 1
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Richard Burton, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews
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5 3
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Claudio Brook, David Silva, Manuel Dondé
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3 2
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Dan Harville, Chad Bennion, Vern Adix
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3 2
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Briony Behets, John Hargreaves, Michael Aitkens
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2 1
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Ernest Borgnine
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2 1
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Susan Penhaligon, Robert Helpmann, Julia Blake
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2 1
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Death Train Hugh Keays-Byrne
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2 1
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Pamela Stephenson, David Doyle, Richard Johnson
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2 1
Killer's Moon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1978
Killer's Moon Lisa Vanderpump, David Jackson, Paul Rattee
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2 1
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Morgan Fairchild, Shelley Winters, Morgan Brittany