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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39 6
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Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter
2
34 8
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Stephen King, Ed Harris, Ted Danson
3
33 9
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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke
4
32 14
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Betsy Palmer, Steve Miner, Richard Brooker
5
15 10
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Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole
6
10 5
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Howard Ross, Jack Hedley, Andrea Occhipinti
7
10 5
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Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe
8
10 5
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John Saxon, Eva Robin's, Giuliano Gemma
9
10 6
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Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Donald Pleasence
10
9 7
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Robin Stille, Michael Villella, Debra Deliso
11
6 4
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William Shatner, Michael Ironside, Lee Grant
12
12 11
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Bill Freehan, Jerry Butler, Frank Henenlotter
13
6 5
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Kristy McNichol, Burl Ives, Paul Winfield
14
3 2
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The Scarecrow John Carradine, Jonathan Hardy, Roy Billing
15
13 13
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Adrienne Barbeau, Louis Jourdan, Karen Price
16
5 5
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Ghostkeeper Les Kimber, Georgie Collins, Murray Ord
17
4 4
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David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Richard Roundtree
18
4 4
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Daphne Zuniga, Stephen Sachs, David Snow
19
11 12
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Burt Young, Diane Franklin, Moses Gunn
20
9 10
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, Dan O'Herlihy
21
5 6
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Caroline Munro, Joe Spinell, David Winters
22
5 6
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Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Edmund Purdom
23
5 6
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David Carradine, Carrie Snodgress
24
4 5
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J.E. Penner, Barbara Lusch, Virginia Settle
25
4 5
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