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The Best Horror Movies of 1989  

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List of the best 1989 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 1989, 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 is made up of different movies like Pet Sematary and A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1989, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Stephen King, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby
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Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Wally George
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Mayim Bialik, Lance Henriksen, George Buck Flower
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Barbara Crampton, William Hickey, Irene Miracle
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Wes Craven, Peter Berg, Brent Spiner
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Shinya Tsukamoto, Renji Ishibashi, Tomorowo Taguchi
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Richard E. Grant, Lori Singer, Julian Sands
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Peter Weller, Ernie Hudson, Daniel Stern
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Asia Argento, Tomas Arana, Hugh Quarshie
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Randy Quaid, Sandy Dennis, Mary Beth Hurt
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Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman
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Kelly Hu, Kane Hodder, David Jacox
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Lance Henriksen, Dedee Pfeiffer, Brion James
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Jonathan Brandis, Terry O'Quinn, Meg Foster
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Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi
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Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver, Tracy Griffith
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Cynthia Preston, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Tim Conlon
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Marg Helgenberger, Pamela Adlon, Alan Rosenberg
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Edge of Sanity Anthony Perkins, Glynis Barber, David Lodge
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Jeremy Slate, Cheryl Lawson, Stephen Gregory Foster
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The Evil Below June Chadwick, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Wayne Crawford
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Gary Busey, Mimi Rogers, Michael McKean
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Laura Gemser, Charlie Brill, Mitzi McCall
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Secret Screams David Warner, John Crawford, Paul Le Mat
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