Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1982  

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List of the best 1982 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 1982, 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.

The list you're viewing contains movies like The Thing and Poltergeist. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1982, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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29 8
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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke

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28 8
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Stephen King, Ed Harris, Ted Danson

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28 12
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Betsy Palmer, Steve Miner, Richard Brooker

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13 8
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Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole

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Howard Ross, Jack Hedley, Andrea Occhipinti

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Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Donald Pleasence

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Adrienne Barbeau, Louis Jourdan, Karen Price

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Bill Freehan, Jerry Butler, Frank Henenlotter

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7 5
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John Saxon, Eva Robin's, Giuliano Gemma

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Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe

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Robin Stille, Michael Villella, Debra Deliso

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5 4
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William Shatner, Michael Ironside, Lee Grant

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5 5
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Kristy McNichol, Burl Ives, Paul Winfield

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4 4
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Michael Bowen, Scott Paulin, Linden Chiles

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The Scarecrow John Carradine, Jonathan Hardy, Roy Billing

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David Carradine, Carrie Snodgress

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Coming Soon

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4 5
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J.E. Penner, Barbara Lusch, Virginia Settle

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4 5
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Ghostkeeper Les Kimber, Georgie Collins, Murray Ord

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3 4
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David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Richard Roundtree

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3 4
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Doug McClure, Edward Albert, Susan George

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3 4
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Stacy Keach, Albert Salmi, Jim Houghton

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Daphne Zuniga, Stephen Sachs, David Snow

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