films The Best Horror Movies of 1996  

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List of the best 1996 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1996, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

This list contains movies like Scream and From Dusk till Dawn. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1996, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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The Craft Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Christine Taylor - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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From Dusk till Dawn Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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Thinner Stephen King, Kari Wührer, Josh Lucas

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The Frighteners Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey

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Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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Hellraiser: Bloodline Adam Scott, Doug Bradley, Kenneth Tobey

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Bordello of Blood Corey Feldman, Angie Everhart, Erika Eleniak

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Trilogy of Terror II Lysette Anthony

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Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering Naomi Watts, Karen Black, Mark Salling

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Bad Moon Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré, Mason Gamble

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Diabolique Sharon Stone, Kathy Bates, J.J. Abrams

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The Grave Anthony Michael Hall, Gabrielle Anwar, Giovanni Ribisi

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Breeders Samantha Zoe Womack, Kadamba Simmons, Oliver Tobias - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Bride of Frank Tasim Atkinson

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

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Thesis Eduardo Noriega, Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez

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Sweet Evil Bridgette Wilson, Peter Boyle, Scott Cohen

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Mary Reilly Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close

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Birth of the Wizard Hideyo Amamoto, Koichi Chiba, Kimika Yoshino

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Satan Returns Donnie Yen, Dayo Wong, King-Tan Yuen

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Organ Shun Sugata, Kei Fujiwara, Kimihiko Hasegawa

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Sins of Silence Holly Marie Combs, Lindsay Wagner, Christina Cox

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The Dentist Mark Ruffalo, Corbin Bernsen, Joanne Baron - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Doll from Hell Houka Kinoshita, Kazuyoshi Ozawa, Rie Kondoh

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The Stendhal Syndrome Asia Argento, Thomas Kretschmann, Marco Leonardi

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Baptism of Blood Risa Akikawa, Mie Yoshida, Naoko Amihama

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The Ghost and the Darkness Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer

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Sarah's Child Michael Berger, Mary Williams

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Ebola Syndrome Anthony Wong, Shing Fui-On, Chan Mui Ying

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Cyberstalker Jeffrey Combs, Jeremy Schwartz, Blake Bahner

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Within the Rock Xander Berkeley, Brian Krause, Duane Whitaker

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Papi Gudia Shakti Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Tinnu Anand

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Night Hunter Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Maria Ford, James Lew

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Pinocchio's Revenge Verne Troyer, Ron Canada, Larry Cedar

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Mørkeleg Dick Kaysø, Birthe Neumann, Karl Bille

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They Bite Ron Jeremy

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Humanoids from the Deep Helena Bonham Carter, Clint Howard, Emma Samms

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Sometimes They Come Back... Again Hilary Swank, Jennifer Aspen, Alexis Arquette

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Embalmer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1996
Embalmer Kenneth E. Mullen, Dexter K. Tennie, Myron Creek

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Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders Ernest Borgnine, Bunny Summers, Bob Mendelsohn

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Rubber's Lover Yôta Kawase, Nao Ameya, Mika Zeeko

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Little Witches Jennifer Rubin, Sheeri Rappaport - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Devil's Woman Elvis Tsui, Power Chan, Ben Ng

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The Legend of Gator Face Charlotte Sullivan, Paul Winfield, John White

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Sorceress II: The Temptress Julie Strain, Sandahl Bergman, Julie K. Smith

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Killer Barbys Santiago Segura, Aldo Sambrell, Mariangela Giordano - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Amityville Dollhouse Lisa Robin Kelly, Robin Thomas, Lenore Kasdorf

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Shadow Zone: The Undead Express Wes Craven, Ron Silver, Ron Lea

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Evil Ambitions Debbie Rochon, Bill Hinzman, Amber Newman

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Judge and Jury Thomas Ian Nicholas, David Keith, Martin Kove