The Best 90s Horror Movies Films
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The Best 90s Horror Movies

List Criteria: Top horror films released between 1990 and 1999

What are the best 90s horror movies ever made? While some could argue that the 80s horror movies were far superior, that's not necessarily true. This list of the top scary films of the 1990s includes some modern classics, so vote for the movies you liked the most, vote down any that you don't think deserve a top spot and rerank this list in any order you choose.

Some of the best 1990s horror films are actually more along the lines of outstanding psychological thrillers. What the 80s were to slasher films, the 90s were to great spooky suspense films, such as 1991's Silence of the Lambs, 1995's Seven, and 1999's The Sixth Sense. Not only are these movies among the greatest horror films ever made, they're also excellent thrillers that'll keep you on the edge of your seat.

That's not to say that the best 90s horror movies weren't also straight-up horror. No no, the 1990s saw the birth of the very popular Scream series (1996), certainly one of the better teen movie franchises in recent years. Some might also argue that 1997's I Know What You Did Last Summer is also one of the best!

Enjoy this list of great horror movies from the 90s, and feel free to add any of your favorites that might be missing. If you're a huge horror buff, you might be interested in these lists of the best slasher movies, movies with the scariest clowns, and the best B-movie movies ever made.
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    most listed Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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    Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Mischa Barton

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Seth Green, Tim Curry, John Ritter

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    John Goodman, Brandy Norwood, Jeff Daniels

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    Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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    Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Joshua Jackson

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    often listed & added by ChangesDownClub Portia de Rossi, Nia Long, Patricia Arquette

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    added by wiabux Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Pete Postlethwaite

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    added by ChangesDownClub Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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    Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas

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    Michelle Williams, Forest Whitaker, Ben Kingsley

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Charlton Heston, Hayden Christensen, Sam Neill

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    Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

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

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    Julianne Moore, Debbie Harry, Steve Buscemi

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    Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Ice Cube

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    Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, Penelope Ann Miller

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    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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    Christopher Lee, Phoebe Cates, Howie Mandel

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    often listed & added by wiabux Verne Troyer, Robert Englund, Tony Todd

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    often listed & added by CassiopeeLeduc Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce, David Arquette

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    Brad Dourif, Jenny Agutter, Beth Grant

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    Peter Jackson, Tim Balme, Jed Brophy

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