It's hard to argue that the 80s wasn't the pinnacle of the slasher genre. This best 1980s slasher movie list features several of the most iconic films in the genre; films that frightened a generation and spawned sequels which continue to frighten people everywhere to this very day.
A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th and Prom Night all began in the ‘80s, and each has spawned sequel after sequel. Also on this list of the best slasher movies from the 80s are My Bloody Valentine, April Fool’s Day, Happy Birthday to Me and Silent Night, Deadly Night. Hmmm… holidays may not be as safe as we think.
So, which of the movies on this list of good 80s slasher films sent a chill up your spine? Vote up the top bloody 80s slasher movies and make sure to add any we might have missed.
Man, how could this not have been on the list! 70's film but come on! Deserves to be in the 80's list.Black Christmas is a 1974 Canadian independent horror film directed by Bob Clark and written by A. Roy Moore. It stars Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Marian Waldman ...more