Looking for 1980’s low budget horror films.?


Im addicted to low budget horror films but i cant find anything that sounds good. i loved “maniac” and “class of 1984”
im a horror movie geek and i loving watching the ones not many people have seen before.

…here are several rarities and obscurities, many of which you may or may not have heard of, and compiled from own treasure trove of film titles. There might just be a juicy title or two here, for your interest…

“3 on a Meathook”
“Alone in the Dark” (1982)
“Baby Blood”
“Bad Dreams”
“Basket Case” (…and the subsequent sequels)
“The Beyond”
“Blood Beach”
“Blood Diner”
“Bloodsucking Pharoahs in Pittsburg”
“Bloodsuking Freaks”
“The Boogens”
“The Boogey Man” (1980)
“Brain Damage”
“Brainscan”
“Burial Ground: Nights of Terror”
“The Burning”
“Cannibal Apoalypse” (“Invasion of the Flesh Hunters”)
“Castle Freak”
“Cat in the Brain: Nightmare Concert”
“Cellar Dweller”
“Chopping Mall”
“City of the Living Dead” (“The Gates of Hell”)
“Class of Nuke ’em High”
“Curse of the Cannibal Confederates”
“The Dark Power”
“Dawn of the Mummy”
“Dead & Buried”
“Dead Heat”
“Demented Death Farm Massacre”
“Demons III: The Ogre”
“Dinner with a Vampire”
“Dolls”
“Don’t Go In the Woods”
“Dr. Caligari”
“Eaten Alive”
“The Evil”
“Fade to Black”
“Flesh Eating Mothers”
“Forbidden World”
“Frankenhooker”
“Frightmare”
“From a Whisper to a Scream” (“The Offspring”)
“Galaxy of Terror”
“Garden of the Dead”
“Ghosthouse”
“Graduation Day”
“The Grim Reaper” (“Anthropophagus”)
“Happy Birthday to Me”
“Hell of the Living Dead” (“Night of the Zombies”)
“House by the Cemetery”
“House of Clocks”
“Humongous”
“I Drink Your Blood”
“I, Madman”
“Incredible Melting Man”
“The Incubus”
“Inseminoid”
“I Spit on Your Grave”
“Just Before Dawn”
“The Kindred”
“Breakfast in the Manchester Morgue”
“Luther the Geek”
“Madman”
“Make Them Die Slowly”
“Maniac”
“The Manitou”
“Microwave Massacre”
“The Mutilator”
“Near Dark”
“Neon Maniacs”
“The Nest”
“New Year’s Evil”
“The New York Ripper”
“Nightmare” (…in a Damaged Brain”)
“Nightmare City”
“Nightbreed”
“Night of the Demons”
“Night of the Creeps”
“The Other Hell”
“The Outing” (“The Lamp”)
“Parasite”
“Phenomena” (“Creepers”)
“Pieces”
“The Power”
“The Prowler”
“Q: The Winged Serpent”
“Rabid”
“Rats: Night of Terror”
“Retribution”
“Scalps”
“The Sender”
“The Silent Scream”
“Skinner”
“The Slayer”
“Sleepaway Camp”
“Slugs”
“Society”
“Street Trash”
“The Stuff”
“Tenebre”
“The Toolbox Murders”
“Two Evil Eyes”
“The Unborn”
“The Unholy”
“The Video Dead”
“Weasels Rip My Flesh”
“The Wind”
“Wolfen”
“Xtro”
“Zombi 3”
“Zombie 4: After Death”
“Zombie 5: Killing Birds”
“Zombie Holocaust” (“Dr. Butcher, M.D.”)

…as I said, I pulled some of the more obscure and/or lessor known titles from my personal and extensive 12,000+ title movie collection data base (…I absolutely love the ’80’s era of horror films…no holds barred…no punches pulled…); I hope that you find something here, to strike your particular interest…

Motel Hell (1980)
Basket Case
The Toxic Avenger
Bad Taste (1987).
Nekromantik
The Anthropophagus Beast
A Blade in the Dark
The New York Ripper
Tenebre
Madman
Nightmares in a Damaged Brain
Don’t Go in the House
Silent Night, Deadly Night
Alien Dead
Alligator
Beyond Evil
The Boogeyman
Cannibal Apocalypse
Cannibal Holocaust
The Changeling
Christmas Evil
City of the Living Dead y
Death Ship
Happy Birthday To Me
He Knows You’re Alone
Humanoids From The Deep
Inferno
Maniac!
The Monster Club
Motel Hell
Mother’s Day
Night of the Demon
The Other Hell
Prom Night
The Return of the Werewolf
Schizoid
Silent Scream
Terror Train
To All a Good Night
The Beyond
Bloody Birthday
Bloody Moon
The Burialground
The Burning
Cannibal Ferox
Dead & Buried
Deadly Blessing
Evil Dead
The Howling
My Bloody Valentine
Wolfen

and for more on that list…check link below…..

Suspiria 25th Anniversary Tagline: The Only Thing More Terrifying Than The Last 12 Minutes Of This Film Are The First 92. I watched this movie at the TLA in Philly when I was 14…didn’t sleep that night. I see it is now available on dvd. Of course now days, there has been such an excess of blood and gore in movies, that the suspense and thrill factor is lost on younger kids. Not a slasher movie, more of an mental ride.

Cheerleader Camp Killer Klowns From Outer Space Prom Night 2 Prom Night 3 Soroity Babes in The Bowl o Rama Night Of The Demons

Just Before Dawn
Clownhouse
Martin
God Told Me To
Deathdream
Killer Clowns From Out Of Space
Dead Birds
Cube
Targets
The Stuff

How about some of the Troma movies, like Toxic Avenger and The Class of Nuke’Em High. There’s also Surf Nazis Must Die, which may or may not be a Troma production.

You might enjoy the Evil Dead movies and the Basket Case series. Then there are classics like CHUD, Frankenhooker (I swear, I’m not making that up), Re-Animator, the Scanners series, Motel Hell, Creepshow, From Beyond, Return of the Living Dead (and its sequels) and Killer Klowns from Outer Space (again, not making this one up).

Not sure if they were the 1980’s but the movies that have freaked me out the most were:
Of Unknown Origin
The Prince of Darkness
and The Believers

Oh wow- i’m the one to ask on this one!

Student bodies (more a parody- i think you’ll like it though)
Motel Hell
Slumber Party Massacre
blood-sucking Freaks (don’t watch that unless you’re over 18)
Re-Animator

i’ll write more as I think of them (I thought Maniac was hilarious- what a great movie)

CHUD
Return of the Living Dead

My two favorite 80s horror flicks.

Hello?
How about all of the House movies. Started out as a creepy series but sequels then turned to comedic-horror.
Then there is a movie called “Dolls” about a house with cute little dolls which come to life and kill you. so cheesy that the victims become dolls!

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