Decades of Terror 2020: 1980s Horror Procedurals

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing horror procedurals from the 1980s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

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A widow becomes dangerously obsessed with her new tenant.
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A group of teens face their fears in order to save their lives.
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A detective tries to track down a mass murderer who is terrorizing a small town.
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A mother accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake.
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A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
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A woman notices changes in her young son’s behavior that seem connected to an ominous sinkhole in the forest.
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A politicized teenager is contradicted and becomes dangerous.
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A child from another world uses his superpowers for evil.
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A woman gives her son a social robot for his birthday, unaware that its security protocols have been tampered with.
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A mother and her two teens receive mysterious letters instructing them each to kill or be killed.
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Paintings and sculptures by an unknown artist take the lives of those who get too greedy.
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A haunted pool unleashes a dangerous water elemental.
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A sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass but soon discover there may be no way out.
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After a seance, a group of friends are tormented by the grim reaper and his undead cat.
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A sadist tortures a girl he kidnapped and broadcasts it over the internet.
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A woman and her kids are haunted by a ghost.
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An investigative team travels deep into the wilderness after campers are murdered by what may be Bigfoot.
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A man finds a way to contact his dead niece through time and converses with her over the phone.
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Two gamers decide to participate in an exclusive escape game.
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Fifteen years after a grizzly murder is filed as animal attack, something horrific awaits a few people on the same camping grounds.

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