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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Predator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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31 7
The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Stephen King, George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour

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Stephen Dorff, Kelly Rowan, Ingrid Veninger

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11 4
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Terry O'Quinn, Shelley Hack, Jill Schoelen

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13 6
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Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

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9 3
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Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Lin Shaye - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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9 4
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Alice Cooper, Donald Pleasence, Peter Jason

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Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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8 4
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Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries

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6 2
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Guy Rolfe, Stephen Lee, Hilary Mason

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5 1
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Tara Buckman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Linnea Quigley

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10 7
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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher

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7 4
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Kristy Swanson, Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant

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4 1
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Michael Ironside, Louis Ferreira, Terri Hawkes

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8 6
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Michael Caine, Mario Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles

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5 3
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Ian Charleson, William McNamara, Daria Nicolodi

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5 3
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Martin Sheen, Jimmy Smits, Robert Loggia

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5 3
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Slaughterhouse Lee Robinson, Dave Fogel, Sherry Leigh - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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4 2
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Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Mickey Knox, Barbara Cupisti

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3 1
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Jared Martin, Dragan Bjelogrlić, Ljiljana Blagojevic

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Bill Maher, Amy Yasbeck, John Ratzenberger

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6 5
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Mommy's Epitaph Richard W. Munchkin, Delores Nascar, Natasha Pavlovich

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6 5
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Curse Wil Wheaton, John Schneider, Claude Akins

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5 4
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Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar

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3 2
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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Judith Ivey

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Marisa Paredes, Günter Meisner, Ricardo Carcelero

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

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Lars von Trier, Udo Kier, Ole Ernst

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Lisa Todd, Patrick Danz, Sara Hauser - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Video Violence Art Neill

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2 2
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Violent Shit Andreas Schnaas, Wolfgang Hinz, Gabi Bäzner

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2 2
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The Stay Awake Michele Carey, Kenneth Marshall, Bart Fouche

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2 2
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Vincent Price, Martine Beswick, Cameron Mitchell

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2 2
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Death Nurse

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The Stick

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Tara Reid, Michael Moriarty, Evelyn Keyes

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4 5
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Harvey Korman, Robert Picardo, Wendy Schaal

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Devil's Dynamite

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3 4
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Carl Crew

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3 4
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The Dark Power Lash LaRue

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3 4
Chillers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1987
Chillers David Wohl, Jesse V. Johnson, Jim Wolfe

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Peter Jackson, Craig Smith, Pete O'Herne

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2 3
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Lory-Michael Ringuette, Jennifer Miro, Roxanna Augesen

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2 4
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Linnea Quigley, Michelle Bauer, Brinke Stevens

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2 4
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Until Death Urbano Barberini, David Brandon, Gioia Scola

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2 4
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Joel D. Wynkoop, Courtney Lercara, Asbestos Felt

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2 4
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Blood Lake