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80's Slashers

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People who added this item 277 Average listal rating (153 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Maniac (1981)
A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?


People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (179 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.4
Prom Night (1980)
A masked killer stalks four teens responsible for the accidential death of a child six years earlier at their high school's senior prom.

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People who added this item 71 Average listal rating (42 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.4
Mother's Day (1980)
Three women who were friends in college get together for a ten year reunion and decide to go camping in the woods. Unknown to them, two boys and thier mother who happen to live in those very same woods, like to abduct people, who happen to wander in thier neck of the woods, and torture them, just like they see on TV!

People who added this item 131 Average listal rating (92 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Terror Train (1980)
A college fraternaty prank goes bad and student ends up in the mental ward. Four years later, it's graduation time, and the members of the fraternity decide to have a costume party aboard a train trip to celebrate thier graduation. Unknowingly to them, a killer has slipped aboard, wacking them off one by one, disguised in the costumes of the victims.

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People who added this item 194 Average listal rating (132 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Burning (1981)
A janitor at a summer camp is accidently burned severely from a prank. Years later, he is released from an institute, and returns to the camp with a pair of hedge clippers to take revenge on the campers.


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People who added this item 84 Average listal rating (44 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.2
Two men are hunting in a forest and come across an abandoned church. They go in to explore, and one of them receives a machete to the groin by a laughing man wearing a checkered jacket...

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People who added this item 139 Average listal rating (87 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.1
Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts due to a freak accident one year earlier. We soon learn the truth behind her accident and what is going on...

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People who added this item 117 Average listal rating (74 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.1
The Prowler (1981)
A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.

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People who added this item 74 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7
In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and innocent facades. A boy and his teenage sister become endangered when they stumble onto the bloody truth.

People who added this item 80 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.8
Hell Night (1981)
Before being able to join Alpha Sigma Rho fraternity and its sister sorority, four pledges must spend the night in Garth Manor, twelve years to the day after the previous resident murdered his entire family. Some, however, say that one member of the Garth family survived, and still resides somewhere in the now-deserted mansion.

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People who added this item 251 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
A decades old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day, turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.

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People who added this item 192 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.9
The Funhouse (1981)
Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask.

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People who added this item 70 Average listal rating (39 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.3
Madman (1983)
At a summer camp for youths, cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.

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People who added this item 421 Average listal rating (254 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
Tenebre (1982)
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.


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People who added this item 156 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 5.7
An eighteen-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and she decides to have a slumber party. There is friction between some of the invited guests and the new girl, who is better at basketball than they, so the new girl decides to stay at home. Meanwhile, a murderer of five people with a propensity for power tools has escaped and is at large, and eventually makes his way to the party, where the guests begin experiencing an attrition problem, with only the new girl to help them.


People who added this item 143 Average listal rating (90 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
Pieces (1982)
While playing with a puzzle, a teenager is repressed by his mother, and he kills her and severs her body with an ax. Forty years later, in an university campus in Boston, a serial killer kills young women and severs their bodies in parts, stealing body pieces from each student. Lt. Bracken makes a deal with the dean of the campus, and infiltrates the agent Mary Riggs as if she were a tennis teacher and together with the student Kendall, they try to find the identity of the killer.

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People who added this item 118 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.1
Thanks to a major power cut, a gang of psychopaths breaks out of the Haven maximum security mental institute in order to lay siege to the psychiatrists who have tormented them over the years with their bizarre theories...

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People who added this item 326 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.3
Slightly traumatized and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.

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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6
After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.

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People who added this item 217 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.9
After his parents are murdered, a young tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.

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People who added this item 43 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.3
The Mutilator (1984)
A group of teenagers decide to take a vacation at the beach house of one of their fathers. The kid whose father owns the house just happened to accidentally kill his mother when he was a child. When they get to the house, the father has mysteriously disappeared.

People who added this item 587 Average listal rating (398 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Hitcher (1986)
A magnanimous young man who picks up a strange hitchhiker on a desert highway on a dark, rainy night soon wishes he had just driven on. The deranged hitchhiker turns the innocent fellow's journey into a living nightmare.

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People who added this item 195 Average listal rating (121 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, they turn up dead. Yet, are they really dead? Or is it just part of some very real and cruel April Fool's jokes?

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People who added this item 1416 Average listal rating (943 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
Hellraiser (1987)
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover, who's being chased by demons after he escaped from their sado-masochistic Hell.

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People who added this item 123 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Stage Fright (1987)
A troupe of struggling stage actors is rehearsing for a small-town production of a play. Everything seems to be as it should until one of the cast members turns up dead. In a panic, the others try to get out, only to find they are now locked in the theater with the killer!

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People who added this item 1179 Average listal rating (816 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Child's Play (1988)
Young Andy Barclay gets the doll he wanted. However, he did not know it was alive!

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People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 4.8
Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. Alison starts to believe that she has a split-personality who kills them.


People who added this item 224 Average listal rating (164 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6
Maniac Cop (1988)
In New York City, a man in a cop's uniform starts killing people for no apparent reason.

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People who added this item 116 Average listal rating (71 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.3
Intruder (1989)
The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.

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People who added this item 79 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.6
Clownhouse (1990)
Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

People who added this item 2813 Average listal rating (1818 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him.

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A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world.

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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

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Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good.

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Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again...

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Halloween

People who added this item 716 Average listal rating (497 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
Halloween II (1981)
Laurie Strode is rushed to the hospital, while Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt the streets for Michael Myers, who has found Laurie at the Haddonfield Hospital.

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A large Halloween mask-making company has plans to kill millions of American children with something sinister hidden in Halloween masks.

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This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With Michael on the loose, Jamie enlists the help of good, old Dr. Loomis to stop the murderer. This time, though, there seems to be no end to Michael's madness.

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Having survived last year's shootings, Michael Myers returns with a vengeance, forming a plan to lure his niece out of the children's hospital where she's long been a patient and kill her.

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A slasher film is a subgenre of horror film, and at times thriller, typically involving a mysterious, generally psychopathic killer stalking and killing a sequence of victims usually in a graphically violent manner, often with a cutting tool such as a knife, a machete, an axe, or a chainsaw.

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