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He's Right Behind You! Slasher Films of the 1980s.

Here's a list of all the Slasher films I'm aware of that were first released in the 1980s, sorted by year.

A slasher film is a type of horror film typically involving a psychopathic killer stalking and killing a sequence of victims in a graphically violent manner, often with a cutting tool such as a knife or axe. Although the term "slasher" may be used as a generic term for any horror movie involving graphic acts of murder, the slasher as a genre has its own set of characteristics which set it apart from related genres like the splatter film.

Though the roots of the genre date back to Peeping Tom and Psycho (both 1960), the slasher film did not…

Block or Report
  • Anthropophagous
  • The Boogey Man
  • Demented
  • Don't Answer the Phone!
  • Don't Go in the House
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Friday the 13th
  • The Ghost Dance
  • He Knows You're Alone
  • Maniac
  • Motel Hell
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's Evil
  • Night of the Demon
  • Phobia
  • Prom Night
  • Schizoid
  • Silent Scream
  • Nightmares
  • Terror on Tour
  • Terror Train
  • To All a Goodnight
  • Trauma
  • Christmas Evil
  • Monster Hunter
  • Madhouse
  • Bloody Birthday
  • Bloody Moon
  • The Burning
  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow
  • A Day of Judgment
  • Deadly Blessing
  • The Demon
  • Don't Go in the Woods
  • Don't Go Near the Park
  • Evilspeak
  • Eyes of a Stranger
  • Fade to Black
  • The Fan
  • Friday the 13th Part 2
  • The Funhouse
  • Ghostkeeper
  • Graduation Day
  • Halloween II
  • Happy Birthday to Me
  • Hell Night
  • Home Sweet Home
  • The House by the Cemetery
  • The Incubus
  • Just Before Dawn
  • Murder Obsession
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Night School
  • Nightmare
  • No Place to Hide
  • The Prowler
  • Roadgames
  • Scream
  • Strange Behavior
  • Student Bodies
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Blood Beat
  • Blood Link
  • Blood Song
  • Boardinghouse
  • Class Reunion
  • Dark Sanity
  • Deadly Games
  • Death Screams
  • Death Valley
  • Don't Go to Sleep
  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood
  • Fatal Games
  • The Forest
  • Friday the 13th Part III
  • Cries in the Night
  • Honeymoon Horror
  • Hospital Massacre
  • Humongous
  • Island Of Blood
  • The Last Horror Film
  • Madman
  • The New York Ripper
  • The Scorpion with Two Tails
  • The Seduction
  • Silent Rage
  • The Slayer
  • The Slumber Party Massacre
  • Tenebre
  • Till Death Do Us Part
  • Trick or Treats
  • Twisted Nightmare
  • Unhinged
  • Visiting Hours
  • 10 to Midnight
  • American Nightmare
  • A Blade in the Dark
  • The Bleeder
  • Blood Theatre
  • City of Blood