The Top 100 Horror Movies of the 1990s

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1

Army of Darkness

1992    Sam Raimi    Rated R

Comedy    Fantasy    Horror

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From Dusk Till Dawn

1996    Robert Rodriguez    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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3

Dead Alive

1992    Peter Jackson    Not Rated

Body Horror    Comedy    Horror

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5

Audition

1999    Takashi Miike    Not Rated

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Sadistic Horror

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6

The Frighteners

1996    Peter Jackson    Rated R

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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7

Tremors

1990    Ron Underwood    Rated PG13

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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8

Scream

1996    Wes Craven    Rated R

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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10

In the Mouth of Madness

1995    John Carpenter    Rated R

Horror    Supernatural Horror

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12

Cronos

1993    Guillermo del Toro    Rated R

Body Horror    Foreign Language Film    Gothic Film

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13

The Mummy

1999    Stephen Sommers    Rated PG13

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Monster Film

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14

The Devil's Advocate

1997    Taylor Hackford    Rated R

Horror    Religious Horror    Supernatural Horror

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15

Cube

1997    Vincenzo Natali    Rated R

Canuxploitation    Escape Film    Horror

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16

Ravenous

1999    Antonia Bird    Rated R

Black Comedy    Cannibal Film    Costume Horror

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17

Night of the Living Dead

1990    Tom Savini    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Zombie Film

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18

Cemetery Man

1994    Michele Soavi    Rated R

Black Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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19

Nightbreed

1990    Clive Barker    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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20

Alien ³

1992    David Fincher    Rated R

Action    Body Horror    Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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21

Wes Craven's New Nightmare

1994    Wes Craven    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Supernatural Horror

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22

eXistenZ

1999    David Cronenberg    Rated R

Body Horror    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Dystopian Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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23

Ringu

1998    Hideo Nakata    Not Rated

Foreign Language Film    Ghost Film    Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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24

Candyman

1992    Bernard Rose    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Supernatural Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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25

Stephen King's It

1990    Tommy Lee Wallace    Not Rated

Horror    Made-for-Television    Mini-Series

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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26

The Exorcist III

1990    William Peter Blatty    Rated R

Horror    Mystery    Police Detective Film

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27

Stephen King's The Stand

1994    Mick Garris    Not Rated

Epic    Made-For-Television    Mini-Series

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28

Stir of Echoes

1999    David Koepp    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Thriller    Supernatural Thriller

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29

Event Horizon

1997    Paul W.S. Anderson    Rated R

Horror    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Horror

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30

The Prophecy

1995    Gregory Widen    Rated R

Fantasy    Horror    Mystery

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31

The People Under the Stairs

1991    Wes Craven    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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32

Demon Knight

1995    Ernest R. Dickerson    Rated R

Based-on-Comics    Black Comedy    Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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33

Arachnophobia

1990    Frank Marshall    Rated PG13

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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34

Predator 2

1990    Stephen Hopkins    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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35

Story of Ricky

1991    Ngai Choi Lam    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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36

Apt Pupil

1998    Bryan Singer    Rated R

Drama    Horror    Psychological Drama

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37

The X-Files

1998    Rob Bowman    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Television

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39

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

1992    Fran Rubel Kuzui    Rated R

Horror    Comedy    Horror Comedy

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40

Needful Things

1993    Fraser Clarke Heston    Rated R

Horror    Supernatural Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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41

The Faculty

1998    Robert Rodriguez    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Mystery

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42

Cannibal!: The Musical

1993    Trey Parker    Rated R

Cannibal Film    Comedy    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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43

Idle Hands

1999    Rodman Flender    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Gross-Out Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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44

Vampires

1998    John Carpenter    Rated R

Action Thriller    Horror    Hybrid Western

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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46

Hardware

1990    Richard Stanley    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Comics    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir

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47

Fire in the Sky

1993    Robert Lieberman    Rated PG13

Docudrama    Drama    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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48

Body Snatchers

1993    Abel Ferrara    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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49

The Craft

1996    Andrew Fleming    Rated R

Horror    Supernatural Horror    Teen Movie

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Held position in the past 45 days 0

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51

Psycho

1998    Gus Van Sant    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Horror    Psychological Thriller

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52

The Ninth Gate

1999    Roman Polanski    Rated R

Detective Film    Horror    Mystery

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53

The Kingdom

1994    Lars von Trier    Not Rated

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Made-for-Television

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54

Innocent Blood

1992    John Landis    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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55

Alien: Resurrection

1997    Jean-Pierre Jeunet    Rated R

Action    Body Horror    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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56

Wolf

1994    Mike Nichols    Rated R

Horror    Horror Comedy    Monster Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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57

Raising Cain

1992    Brian De Palma    Rated R

Thriller    Horror    Psychological Thriller

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58

Mimic

1997    Guillermo del Toro    Rated R

Horror    Natural Horror    Science Fiction

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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59

Scream 2

1997    Wes Craven    Rated R

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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60

The Dark Half

1993    George A. Romero    Rated R

Horror    Mystery    Psychological Horror

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61

Deep Rising

1998    Stephen Sommers    Rated R

Action    Horror    Monster Film

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62

Nightwatch

1997    Ole Bornedal    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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63

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

1992    Anthony Hickox    Rated R

Body Horror    Horror    Religious Horror

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64

Species

1995    Roger Donaldson    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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65

Child's Play 2

1990    John J. Lafia    Rated R

Horror    Supernatural Horror    Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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66

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah

1991    Kazuki Ohmori    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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67

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

1991    Rachel Talalay    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Fantasy

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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68

The Relic

1997    Peter Hyams    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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69

Lake Placid

1999    Steve Miner    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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71

Godzilla vs. Destroyah

1995    Takao Okawara    Not Rated

Action    Foreign Language Film    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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72

Stephen King's The Shining

1997    Mick Garris    Not Rated

Drama    Haunted House Film    Horror

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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73

Halloween: H20

1998    Steve Miner    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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75

An American Werewolf in Paris

1997    Anthony Waller    Rated R

Horror    Horror Comedy    Werewolf Film

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76

The Lawnmower Man

1992    Brett Leonard    Rated R

Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Horror    Science Fiction

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77

Graveyard Shift

1990    Ralph S. Singleton    Rated R

Horror    Natural Horror

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78

Urban Legend

1998    Jamie Blanks    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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79

Tremors 2: Aftershocks

1996    S.S. Wilson    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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80

House on Haunted Hill

1999    William Malone    Rated R

Horror    Gothic Film    Haunted House Film

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81

Return of the Living Dead III

1993    Brian Yuzna    Rated R

Body Horror    Horror    Horror Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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82

Village of the Damned

1995    John Carpenter    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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83

Stigmata

1999    Rupert Wainwright    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Thriller    Religious Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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84

Storm of the Century

1999    Craig R. Baxley    Rated PG13

Drama    Fantasy    Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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85

Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla

1994    Kensho Yamashita    Not Rated

Action    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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86

Hellraiser: Bloodline

1996    Kevin Yagher    Rated R

Body Horror    Costume Horror    Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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87

Bride of Chucky

1998    Ronny Yu    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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88

Pet Sematary Two

1992    Mary Lambert    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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91

The Puppet Masters

1994    Stuart Orme    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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92

Deep Blue Sea

1999    Renny Harlin    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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93

Nothing But Trouble

1991    Dan Aykroyd    Rated PG13

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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94

Sleepwalkers

1992    Mick Garris    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Sex Horror

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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95

Frankenhooker

1990    Frank Henenlotter    Rated R

Black Comedy    Body Horror    Exploitation Film

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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96

Thinner

1996    Tom Holland    Rated R

Body Horror    Horror    Supernatural Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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97

Phantoms

1998    Joe Chappelle    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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98

Bordello of Blood

1996    Gilbert Adler    Rated R

Based-on-Comics    Comedy    Horror

Down by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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Held position in the past 45 days 0

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

1997    Jim Gillespie    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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