The Top 250 Horror Movies of the 1990s

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Scream 1996, 111 min.

Wes Craven     Starring: Neve CampbellDavid ArquetteSkeet Ulrich

Black Comedy    Horror Comedy    Horror

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Tremors 1990, 96 min.

Ron Underwood     Starring: Kevin BaconReba McEntireFinn Carter

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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The Frighteners 1996, 110 min.

Peter Jackson     Starring: Michael J. FoxTrini AlvaradoPeter Dobson

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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The Mummy 1999, 124 min.

Stephen Sommers     Starring: Brendan FraserRachel WeiszJohn Hannah

Action Comedy    Action    Adventure Comedy

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Ravenous 1999, 100 min.

Antonia Bird     Starring: Guy PearceRobert CarlyleJeremy Davies

Black Comedy    Cannibal Film    Costume Horror

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Cube 1997, 90 min.

Vincenzo Natali     Starring: Maurice Dean WintDavid HewlettNicole deBoer

Canuxploitation    Escape Film    Horror

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Alien ³ 1992, 114 min.

David Fincher     Starring: Sigourney WeaverCharles DancePaul McGann

Action    Body Horror    Horror

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Arachnophobia 1990, 103 min.

Frank Marshall     Starring: Jeff DanielsHarley Jane KozakJohn Goodman

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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The Prophecy 1995, 98 min.

Gregory Widen     Starring: Christopher WalkenElias KoteasVirginia Madsen

Fantasy    Horror    Mystery

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Predator 2 1990, 108 min.

Stephen Hopkins     Starring: Danny GloverBill PaxtonGary Busey

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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Apt Pupil 1998, 111 min.

Bryan Singer     Starring: Brad RenfroElias KoteasIan McKellen

Drama    Horror    Psychological Drama

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Fire in the Sky 1993, 109 min.

Robert Lieberman     Starring: D.B. SweeneyRobert PatrickCraig Sheffer

Docudrama    Drama    Horror

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Idle Hands 1999, 90 min.

Rodman Flender     Starring: Elden HensonJack NoseworthyKatie Wright

Comedy    Horror    Gross-Out Comedy

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The Craft 1996, 101 min.

Andrew Fleming     Starring: Fairuza BalkNeve CampbellSkeet Ulrich

Horror    Supernatural Horror    Teen Movie

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The Ninth Gate 1999, 133 min.

Roman Polanski     Starring: Johnny DeppFrank LangellaLena Olin

Detective Film    Horror    Mystery

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Innocent Blood 1992, 112 min.

John Landis     Starring: Anne ParillaudDon RicklesChazz Palminteri

Comedy    Horror Comedy    Horror

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Scream 2 1997, 120 min.

Wes Craven     Starring: David ArquetteNeve CampbellCourteney Cox

Black Comedy    Horror Comedy    Horror

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Wolf 1994, 125 min.

Mike Nichols     Starring: Jack NicholsonRichard JenkinsChristopher Plummer

Horror    Horror Comedy    Monster Film

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Deep Rising 1998, 106 min.

Stephen Sommers     Starring: Treat WilliamsFamke JanssenAnthony Heald

Action    Horror    Monster Film

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Nightwatch 1997, 101 min.

Ole Bornedal     Starring: Ewan McGregorNick NoltePatricia Arquette

Crime    Crime Thriller    Horror

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Lake Placid 1999, 82 min.

Steve Miner     Starring: Bill PullmanBridget FondaTim Dixon

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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Urban Legend 1998, 99 min.

Jamie Blanks     Starring: Jared LetoAlicia WittRebecca Gayheart

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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Storm of the Century 1999, 240 min.

Craig R. Baxley     Starring: Tim DalyDebrah FarentinoJeffrey DeMunn

Drama    Fantasy    Horror

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Deep Blue Sea 1999, 105 min.

Renny Harlin     Starring: Thomas JaneMichael RapaportLL Cool J

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Horror

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Bride of Chucky 1998, 89 min.

Ronny Yu     Starring: Jennifer TillyBrad DourifKatherine Heigl

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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Sleepwalkers 1992, 91 min.

Mick Garris     Starring: Brian KrauseMädchen AmickAlice Krige

Horror    Monster Film    Sex Horror

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Nothing But Trouble 1991, 94 min.

Dan Aykroyd     Starring: Chevy ChaseDan AykroydJohn Candy

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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Lord of Illusions 1995, 109 min.

Clive Barker     Starring: Famke JanssenDaniel Von BargenScott Bakula

Detective Film    Horror    Mystery

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Thinner 1996, 92 min.

Tom Holland     Starring: Robert John BurkeKari WuhrerJohn Horton

Body Horror    Horror    Supernatural Horror

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Wild Zero 1999, 98 min.

Tetsuro Takeuchi     Starring: Guitar WolfDrum WolfBase Wolf

Action    Biker Film    Comedy

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Phantoms 1998, 96 min.

Joe Chappelle     Starring: Peter O'TooleRose McGowanJoanna Going

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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Brainscan 1994, 96 min.

John Flynn     Starring: Amy HargreavesT. Ryder SmithEdward Furlong

Black Comedy    Horror    Sci-Fi Horror

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Body Parts 1991, 88 min.

Eric Red     Starring: Jeff FaheyBrad DourifLindsay Duncan

Body Horror    Horror    Slasher Film

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Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris 1999, 108 min.

Shusuke Kaneko     Starring: Shinobu NakayamaAi MaedaYukijirô Hotaru

Action    Fantasy    Horror

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Godzilla 1998, 139 min.

Roland Emmerich     Starring: Jean RenoHarry ShearerDoug Savant

Action    Action Thriller    Horror

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Wishmaster 1997, 90 min.

Robert Kurtzman     Starring: Tammy LaurenAndrew DivoffRobert Englund

Fantasy    Horror    Supernatural Horror

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Bad Moon 1996, 80 min.

Eric Red     Starring: Mariel HemingwayMichael ParéMason Gamble

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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Castle Freak 1995, 95 min.

Stuart Gordon     Starring: Jeffrey CombsBarbara CramptonJonathan Fuller

Horror    Monster Film    Thriller

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Leprechaun 1993, 92 min.

Mark Jones     Starring: Warwick DavisJennifer AnistonKen Olandt

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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Popcorn 1991, 91 min.

Mark Herrier     Starring: Jill SchoelenTom VillardDee Wallace

Black Comedy    Horror Comedy    Horror

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Maniac Cop 2 1990, 90 min.

William Lustig     Starring: Robert DaviClaudia ChristianMichael Lerner

Action    Crime    Horror

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The Addiction 1995, 82 min.

Abel Ferrara     Starring: Lili TaylorChristopher WalkenEdie Falco

Drama    Horror    Monster Film

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Trauma 1993, 106 min.

Dario Argento     Starring: Christopher RydellAsia ArgentoPiper Laurie

Foreign Language Film    Giallo    Horror

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Anaconda 1997, 89 min.

Luis Llosa     Starring: Ice CubeEric StoltzJon Voight

Horror    Jungle Film    Natural Horror

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Terror Firmer 1998, 98 min.

Lloyd Kaufman     Starring: Will KeenanAlyce LaTourelleLloyd Kaufman

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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The Reflecting Skin 1990, 96 min.

Philip Ridley     Starring: Viggo MortensenLindsay DuncanJeremy Cooper

Drama    Horror    Rural Drama

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The Langoliers 1995, 180 min.

Tom Holland     Starring: Patricia WettigMark Lindsay ChapmanDean Stockwell

Drama    Fantasy    Horror

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X 1996, 97 min.

Rintaro     Starring: Tomokazu SekiKen NaritaJunko Iwao

Action    Action Thriller    Animation

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In Dreams 1999, 100 min.

Neil Jordan     Starring: Annette BeningAidan QuinnStephen Rea

Drama    Horror    Psychological Horror

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Mary Reilly 1996, 108 min.

Stephen Frears     Starring: Julia RobertsJohn MalkovichGlenn Close

Costume Horror    Drama    Gothic Film

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Poison 1991, 85 min.

Todd Haynes     Starring: Edith MeeksMillie WhiteBuck Smith

Drama    Gay and Lesbian Film    Horror

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The Night Flier 1997, 93 min.

Mark Pavia     Starring: Miguel FerrerJulie EntwisleDan Monahan

Horror    Monster Film    Vampire Film

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Sometimes They Come Back 1991, 97 min.

Tom McLoughlin     Starring: Tim MathesonBrooke AdamsRobert Rusler

Drama    Fantasy    Horror

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Ringu 2 1999, 95 min.

Hideo Nakata     Starring: Miki NakataniHitomi SatôKyôko Fukada

Foreign Language Film    Ghost Film    Horror

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Brain Dead 1990, 85 min.

Adam Simon     Starring: Bill PullmanBill PaxtonNicholas Pryor

Horror    Mystery    Psychological Horror

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Halloweentown 1998, 84 min.

Duwayne Dunham     Starring: Debbie ReynoldsJudith HoagKimberly J. Brown

Adventure    Comedy    Family

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Vampire in Brooklyn 1995, 100 min.

Wes Craven     Starring: Eddie MurphyAngela BassettAllen Payne

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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The Dentist 1996, 92 min.

Brian Yuzna     Starring: Corbin BernsenLinda HoffmanKen Foree

Black Comedy    Body Horror    Horror

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Repossessed 1990, 80 min.

Bob Logan     Starring: Anthony StarkeLinda BlairLeslie Nielsen

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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Subspecies 1991, 90 min.

Ted Nicolaou     Starring: Angus ScrimmAnders HoveIrina Movila

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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Habit 1996, 112 min.

Larry Fessenden     Starring: Larry FessendenMeredith SnaiderAaron Beall

Drama    Erotic Thriller    Horror

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Highway to Hell 1991, 94 min.

Ate de Jong     Starring: Patrick BerginAdam StorkeChad Lowe

Black Comedy    Horror Comedy    Horror

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The Ambulance 1990, 91 min.

Larry Cohen     Starring: Eric RobertsJames Earl JonesMegan Gallagher

Action    Comedy    Horror

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Puppet Master 4 1993, 79 min.

Jeff Burr     Starring: Gordon CurrieChandra WestAsh Adams

Horror    Sci-Fi Horror    Science Fiction

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Mister Frost 1990, 104 min.

Philippe Setbon     Starring: Jeff GoldblumAlan BatesKathy Baker

Crime    Drama    Horror

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Haunted 1995, 108 min.

Lewis Gilbert     Starring: Aidan QuinnKate BeckinsaleAnthony Andrews

Drama    Fantasy    Haunted House Film

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Bio-Zombie 1998, 94 min.

Wilson Yip     Starring: Jordan ChanSam LeeAngela Tong Ying-Ying

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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The Sandman 1991, 9 min.

Paul Berry

Animation    Fantasy    Horror