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The 15 Best '70s Horror Movies Ranked

Given that the 10-year time span that includes multiple works from horror masters and several classics of the genre, it's extremely difficult to create a "best of" list. Any number of films could be considered the best, as many of the era's horror movies strike an intangible balance between technical and artistic achievements, with strong stories, themes, legacies, and of course, the ability to frighten us. But rank them we must, so without further ado, here are the 15 best '70s horror movies.

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    The 15 Best '70s Horror Movies Ranked

    The 15 Best '70s Horror Movies Ranked

    Given that the 10-year time span that includes multiple works from horror masters and several classics of the genre, it's extremely difficult to create a "best of" list. Any number of films could be considered the best, as many of the era's horror movies strike an intangible balance between technical and artistic achievements, with strong stories, themes, legacies, and of course, the ability to frighten us. But rank them we must, so without further ado, here are the 15 best '70s horror movies.

    The 20 Best '60s Horror Movies Ranked

    The 20 Best '60s Horror Movies Ranked

    The decade saw the traditional studio system begin to fragment, ironically even as the first multiplexes were beginning to appear. Ambitious epics were harder to justify, and it became increasingly cheap to shoot abroad with foreign film crews –- which benefited the UK cinema industry greatly, assisting already established dedicated horror studios such as Hammer and Amicus.

    The 15 Best '90s Horror Movies Ranked

    The 15 Best '90s Horror Movies Ranked

    The '90s were filled with a host of new horror movies that were overflowing with ghosts, witches, monsters, serial killers, and more. But, as with any decade, some of the movies released in those 10 years were better, scarier, and more memorable than others. That's where this list comes in.

    The 20 Best '80s Horror Movies Ranked

    The 20 Best '80s Horror Movies Ranked

    The '80s were a boom time for horror. Two formats of video recorder (VHS and Betamax) duked it out, with VHS eventually winning out due to being the cheaper format to license. The proliferation of this technology in the home meant that films had a market outside cinemas for the first time, and rental stores cropped up worldwide.

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