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Favorite Horror Films: 1980

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People who added this item 545 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: Ken Russell
Produced by: Howard Gottfried and Daniel Melnick
Written by and based on novel by: Paddy Chayefsky
Edited by: Stuart Baird
Cinematography: Jordan S. Cronenweth
Music by: John Corigliano

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 149 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6
Alligator (1980)


Directed by: Lewis Teague
Produced by: Brandon Chase
Written by: John Sayles and Frank Ray Perilli
Edited by: Larry Brock and Ray Medico
Cinematography: Joesph Magnine
Music by: Craig Hundley

Distributed by: Group 1 Films
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 739 Average listal rating (498 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Fog (1980)


Directed by: John Carpenter
Produced by: Debra Hill
Written by: John Carpenter and Debra Hill
Edited by: Charles Bornstein and Tommy Lee Wallace
Cinematography: Dean Cundley
Music by: John Carpenter

Distributed by: AVCO Embassy Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 503 Average listal rating (320 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1


Directed by: Brian De Palma
Produced by: George Litto
Written by: Brian De Palma
Edited by: Gerald B. Greenberg
Cinematography: Ralp B. Bode
Music by: Pino Donaggio

Distributed by: Filmways Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
Fade to Black (1980)


Directed by: Vernon Zimmerman
Produced by: George G. Braunstein, Ron Hamady, Irwin Yablans, and Joseph Wolf
Written by: Vernon Zimmerman
Cinematography: Alex Philips, Jr.
Edited by: James Mitchell and Barbara Pokras
Music by: Craig Safan

Distributed by: Compass International
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 413 Average listal rating (239 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: Peter Medak
Produced by: Joel B. Michaels and Garth Drabinski
Written by: Russell Hunter, William Gray, and Diana Maddox
Cinematography: John Coquillon
Edited by: Lou Lombardo and Lilla Pedersen
Music by: Rick Wilkins

Distributed by: Associated Film Distributors
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 330 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.6
Inferno (1980)


Directed by: Dario Argento
Produced by: Claudio Argento, Salvatore Argento, and Guglielmo Garroni
Written by: Dario Argento and Daria Nicolodi
Based on: "Suspiria de Profundis", by Thomas DeQuincey
Cinematography: Romano Albani
Edited by: Franco Fraticelli
Music by: Keith Emerson

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1539 Average listal rating (1004 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5


Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham
Produced by: Sean S. Cunningham
Written by: Victor Miller
Cinematography: Barry Abrams
Edited by: Bill Freda
Music by: Harry Manfredini

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 53 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9


Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Produced by: Milton Subotsky
Written by: Edward Abraham and Valarie Abraham
Based on the works by: R. Chetwynd-Hayes
Cinematography: Peter Jessop
Edited by: Peter Tanner
Music by: Douglas Gamley

Distributed by: ITC
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 253 Average listal rating (177 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.4
Prom Night (1980)


Directed by: Paul Lynch
Produced by: Peter R. Simpson and Richard Simpson
Written by: William Gray and Robert Guza, Jr.
Cinematography: Robert C. New
Edited by: Brian Ravok
Music by: Paul Zaza and Carl Zittrer

Distributed by: AVCO Embassy Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 146 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6
Motel Hell (1980)


Directed by: Kevin Connor
Produced by: Robert Jafee and Steven Charles Jafee
Written by: Robert Jafee, Steven Charles Jafee, and Tim Tuchrello
Cinematography: Thomas Del Ruth
Edited by: Bernard Gribbld
Music by: Lance Rubin

Distributed by: United Artist
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 6365 Average listal rating (4407 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)


Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Produced by: Stanley Kubrick
Written by: Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson
Based on the novel by: Stephen King
Cinematography: John Alcott
Edited by: Ray Lovejoy
Music by: Wendy Carlos and Rachel Elkind

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 91 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: John Hough and Vincent McEveety
Produced by: Ron Miller
Written by: Brian Clemens, Harry Spalding, and Rosemary Anne Sisson
Based on the novel by: Florence Engel Randall
Cinematography: Alan Hume
Edited by: Geoffrey Foot
Music by: Stanley Myers

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Terror Train (1980)


Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
Produced by: Harold Greenberg and Daniel Grodnik
Written by: T.Y. Drake
Cinematography: John Alcott
Edited by: Anne Henderson
Music by: John Mills Cockell

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:

It started the whole decade, of slashers, and truly odd, but awesome films. While there are really solid films, The Shining was one of the best films of this year, and heck even this decade.

It's that great of a film.

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