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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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Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence
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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim
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Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor
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Predator is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers
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Stephen King, George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour
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Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi
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Terry O'Quinn, Shelley Hack, Jill Schoelen
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Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet
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Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Lin Shaye
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Stephen Dorff, Kelly Rowan, Ingrid Veninger
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Guy Rolfe, Stephen Lee, Hilary Mason
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Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries
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Alice Cooper, Donald Pleasence, Peter Jason
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Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Mickey Knox, Barbara Cupisti
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Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar
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Michael Ironside, Louis Ferreira, Terri Hawkes
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Kristy Swanson, Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant
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Ian Charleson, William McNamara, Daria Nicolodi
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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher
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Jared Martin, Dragan Bjelogrlić, Ljiljana Blagojevic
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Tara Buckman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Linnea Quigley
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Martin Sheen, Jimmy Smits, Robert Loggia
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Slaughterhouse Lee Robinson, Dave Fogel, Sherry Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Judith Ivey
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Curse Wil Wheaton, John Schneider, Claude Akins