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Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1987  

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List of the best 1987 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 1987, 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 ranges from The Lost Boys to Predator and more. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1987, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
The Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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Predator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
Predator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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Hellraiser Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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Creepshow 2 Stephen King, George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour

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The Gate Stephen Dorff, Kelly Rowan, Ingrid Veninger

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The Stepfather Terry O'Quinn, Shelley Hack, Jill Schoelen

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Prince of Darkness Alice Cooper, Donald Pleasence, Peter Jason

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Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

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The Witches of Eastwick Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher

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The Monster Squad Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries

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Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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Dolls Guy Rolfe, Stephen Lee, Hilary Mason

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Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 Tara Buckman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Linnea Quigley

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Flowers in the Attic Kristy Swanson, Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant

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Opera Ian Charleson, William McNamara, Daria Nicolodi

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Slaughterhouse Lee Robinson, Dave Fogel, Sherry Leigh - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Hidden Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Lin Shaye - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Stage Fright Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Mickey Knox, Barbara Cupisti

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Aenigma Jared Martin, Dragan Bjelogrlić, Ljiljana Blagojevic

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Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II Michael Ironside, Louis Ferreira, Terri Hawkes

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Video Violence Art Neill

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Violent Shit Andreas Schnaas, Wolfgang Hinz, Gabi Bäzner

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House II: The Second Story Bill Maher, Amy Yasbeck, John Ratzenberger

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Curse Wil Wheaton, John Schneider, Claude Akins

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Jaws: The Revenge Michael Caine, Mario Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles

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The Stick

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Mommy's Epitaph Richard W. Munchkin, Delores Nascar, Natasha Pavlovich

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Devil's Dynamite

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A Return to Salem's Lot Tara Reid, Michael Moriarty, Evelyn Keyes

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Blood Diner Carl Crew

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The Video Dead Lory-Michael Ringuette, Jennifer Miro, Roxanna Augesen

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Bad Taste Peter Jackson, Craig Smith, Pete O'Herne

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In a Glass Cage Marisa Paredes, Günter Meisner, Ricardo Carcelero

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Munchies Harvey Korman, Robert Picardo, Wendy Schaal

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The Believers Martin Sheen, Jimmy Smits, Robert Loggia

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Killing Spree Joel D. Wynkoop, Courtney Lercara, Asbestos Felt

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Nightmare Sisters Linnea Quigley, Michelle Bauer, Brinke Stevens

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Sister, Sister Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Judith Ivey

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Surf Nazis Must Die Gail Neely, Gene Mitchell, Tom Shell - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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From a Whisper to a Scream Vincent Price, Martine Beswick, Cameron Mitchell

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Death Nurse

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Psychos in Love Eric Lutes, Ed Powers, Shaun Cashman

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Epidemic Lars von Trier, Udo Kier, Ole Ernst

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The Stay Awake Michele Carey, Kenneth Marshall, Bart Fouche

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Wartime Peter Noad, Nicholas Courtney, Nicholas Briggs

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Graveyard Shift Don James, Michael A. Miranda, Dan Rosen

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Chillers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
Chillers David Wohl, Jesse V. Johnson, Jim Wolfe

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Graveyard Disturbance Lamberto Bava, Gianmarco Tognazzi, Beatrice Ring