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Or my favorite spoof that is now available on DVD:  Saturday the 14th.
floyd dylan wrote: Okay heres mine, this also includes my guilty pleasures, and are in no particular order.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 1,3, and 4

Friday the 13th 1, 3, 4 and 6

The Burning

Sleepway Camp 1 and 2

Child's Play

Creepshow 1 and 2

Dead Ringers

Scanners

Dead & Buried

The Fly 1 and 2

Lost Boys

Maximum Overdrive

An American Werewolf in London

Howling

Firestarter

Pet Sematary

Cat's Eye

Dead Zone

Critters

The Blob (80s remake)

Day of the Dead

Return of the Living Dead

Cujo

Fright Night 1 and 2

The Gate

Ghoulies

Evil Dead 1 and 2

Hellraiser 1 and 2

The Fog

Halloween 3 and 4

House 1 and 2

Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Deadly Friend (corny but excellent death scene involving a basketball)

Poltergiest 1 and 2

Re-animator

Shining

The Stuff

Shocker

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Videodrome

Warlock

Watcher in the Woods


Oh man, you just took me back on a SERIOUS time trip! LOL
My friends and I saw all of those movies together.  Some we enjoyed more than others, but at the time we considered ourselves serious horror movie fans!  
Out of them all, Halloween is my all-time favorite.  I still have trouble to this day watching that movie alone. LOL
The Shining

The Fly

The list is short but I don't like horror films. Most of them don't work for me. I keep trying to like them and sample them from friends who rave on about them but I must have been off sick that day at school when they were teaching this stuff. Watched Saw recently (again, trying to make the effort) and it wasn't bad. Despite it's low budget, the director seemed to be able to make it work.
A Nightmare on Elm Street. I was obsessed with Freddy in the late 80s and early 90s. Also had a thing for Fright Night, because I love vampire movies.
Two come to mind; John Carpenter's The Thing and a creepy little ghost story with George C. Scott, The Changeling.
"Poltergeist"
so many camp horrors Floyd, so little time.... Happy
Sleepaway Camp is defintely a guilty pleasure.  Does any one else have the 3 disc set that featured the Red Cross on it that was withdrawn when the Red Cross threatened to sue the production company?
Okay heres mine, this also includes my guilty pleasures, and are in no particular order.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 1,3, and 4

Friday the 13th 1, 3, 4 and 6

The Burning

Sleepway Camp 1 and 2

Child's Play

Creepshow 1 and 2

Dead Ringers

Scanners

Dead & Buried

The Fly 1 and 2

Lost Boys

Maximum Overdrive

An American Werewolf in London

Howling

Firestarter

Pet Sematary

Cat's Eye

Dead Zone

Critters

The Blob (80s remake)

Day of the Dead

Return of the Living Dead

Cujo

Fright Night 1 and 2

The Gate

Ghoulies

Evil Dead 1 and 2

Hellraiser 1 and 2

The Fog

Halloween 3 and 4

House 1 and 2

Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Deadly Friend (corny but excellent death scene involving a basketball)

Poltergiest 1 and 2

Re-animator

Shining

The Stuff

Shocker

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Videodrome

Warlock

Watcher in the Woods
Evil Dead 2, Nightmare On Elm Street, and Friday The 13th.
Quote: Originally posted by Worst Nightmare
sniff Sad....I thought it was good...


It always seemed like a pale immitation of Evil Dead 2 to me. That and when I was a kid the poster of the severed hand holding the key. I think the poster and vidoe box art was sometimes the best thing about '80s horror. Is there a website that groups it? I know Dave Brock has some video nasty box pics on his site.
Anchor Bay have released all four House movies on DVD on R2.
House wasn't really a horror movie though.  It was more of a spoof.  I liked it.  If only they could get all of the stupid sequels out on DVD.
Quote: Originally posted by Gabriel Powers
Uh...not so much here....
sniff Sad....I thought it was good...
Quote: Originally posted by Worst Nightmare
House - that was a good one...


Uh...not so much here...

I'll vote fer Evil Dead 2 and The Thing. And maybe The Fly for good measure.
House - that was a good one...
chaaa chaa cha...
Some of those Frightnerz have already been spoken for, such as Fright Night which is a classic...even Friday the 13th, as mentioned, but failed to mention was Friday the 13th '3-D'.  In this new release the moviegoer was required to wear 3D glasses.

"1982 - Friday the 13th - Part III is released in more cinemas than any previous 3D movie had played all together making it the biggest opening afforded a 3D feature"
 
Though Amityville made it to 3D in 1983, it was a flash in the pan in comparison to Friday the 13th Part III in 3D.

Jason was real in ways we never imagined.  

I remember the audience gasps and screams, and especially seeing half the audience duck, as 3D dark passages and unexpected corners, took us to the next level that was in your face horror, literally.
I was supposed to see Doom today, but those pesky hurricanes shut down all the theaters for the day.
Quote: Originally posted by Danny Boy
What about Doom..anyone seen it?
It was okay until the end, and I don't mean the first person shooter sequence.
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Quote: Originally posted by Adrian Jones
Well, you can't go wrong with any of those.  Sure, Halloween was released in 1978, but I am sure a lot of us didn't see it until the early 80s.  There wasn't much difference between a movie set in the late 70s to one in the early 80s.


That's o.k.  I'll just replace it with Evil Dead.  What about Doom..anyone seen it?
Quote: Originally posted by Matt Joseph
When picking a movie from a specific time period you just have to go with something indicative of that time, and Fright Night is pure 80s all the way. Other favorites of mine are Silver Bullet, The Lost Boys, Near Dark, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Return Of The Living Dead, and Poltergeist; all have a specific 80s flavor to them that can't be mistaken for any other decade. And as a refresher folks, Halloween is not an 80s film, it was released in 1978.


Well, you can't go wrong with any of those.  Sure, Halloween was released in 1978, but I am sure a lot of us didn't see it until the early 80s.  There wasn't much difference between a movie set in the late 70s to one in the early 80s.
When picking a movie from a specific time period you just have to go with something indicative of that time, and Fright Night is pure 80s all the way. Other favorites of mine are Silver Bullet, The Lost Boys, Near Dark, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Return Of The Living Dead, and Poltergeist; all have a specific 80s flavor to them that can't be mistaken for any other decade. And as a refresher folks, Halloween is not an 80s film, it was released in 1978.
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When I think about the 80's horror, the 3 that comes in mind right away are; Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th and Halloween.  Cheesy now, but still a classic.
The original Nightmare on Elm Street freaked me out when I first saw it.  Now days, it's kind of funny to watch since it has Johnny Depp in it.  Halloween got to me as well.  I have a special place for Silver Bullet which isn't very good, but had to be one of the first horror movies I saw when I was young.
Nightmare on Elm Street Part 1, An American Werewolf in London and Frightnight. The part in Frightnight where the guy walked down the dark alley only to be cornered by the vampire, simply gives me the chill.
Poltergeist and Nightmare on Elm Street.
Your fave 80s horror movie?
Halloween is almost upon us, and the 80s IMO had some superb horror flicks compared to any other decade.

The 80s horror flicks left nothing to the imagination when it came to grusome creative murders unlike the 70s horror flicks, where it was all suggestive, and low budget.

So come on what's your fave 80s horror flick?