1980s Monster Moviesby JamesBDavis | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Monster movies/creatures from the 1980s.
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1. Possession (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror
A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.
Votes: 25,254 | Gross: $1.11M
2. Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)
Not Rated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal.
5. Neon Maniacs (1986)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.
6. Basket Case (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A young man carrying a big basket that contains his extremely deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
7. Parasite (1982)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic USA, a doctor/scientist infected with a new strain of parasite ends up in a small desert town, trying to find a cure.
Votes: 2,234 | Gross: $7.00M
8. Killer Crocodile (1989)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of environmentalists arrives at a faraway tropical delta where toxic waste is being dumped. However the water also hides a giant crocodile. The corrupt local officials don't help much either.
9. Battle for the Lost Planet (1986 Video)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After hijacking a space shuttle, a spy finds that the controls are malfunctioning and sees alien battleships approaching Earth. Many years later, when the arc of his flight path returns to earth, he finds the planet under alien domination.
10. Mutant War (1988 Video)
82 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The sequel to 'Galaxy Destroyer' which finds our hero Harry Trent wandering Earth's post-apocalyptic landscape full of mutants, monsters, and fragmented human tribes. Harry's attempt to ... See full summary »
11. Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Unrated | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After an experiment gone wrong, a virus that turns people into zombies spreads throughout New Guinea, whilst a female reporter and her cameraman and a team of four commandos sent to investigate try to survive the onslaught.
14. Evil Dead II (1987)
R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
Votes: 148,168 | Gross: $5.92M
15. Pumpkinhead (1988)
R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
Votes: 20,518 | Gross: $4.39M
16. The Howling (1981)
R | 91 min | Horror
After a bizarre and near deadly encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.
Votes: 31,161 | Gross: $17.99M
17. Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
A man discovers that his sister was a werewolf, and helps an investigator track down a gang of the monsters through the United States and eastern Europe.
18. Howling III (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A female werewolf runs away from her family, and falls in love with a man who works in the movie business, while a sociologist who studies these creatures is looking for proof of their existence.
19. Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988 Video)
R | 94 min | Horror
A successful author moves to a small town after suffering a mental breakdown and is tormented by demons and werewolves.
21. DeepStar Six (1989)
R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A team of navy personnel stationed at a temporary base at the bottom of the ocean and tasked with setting up nuclear missiles discovers a huge underwater cavern which houses a giant prehistoric creature.
Votes: 10,507 | Gross: $8.14M
23. Warlords of the Deep (1978)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of ... See full summary »