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List Rules Vote up the 1990s films that gave you the biggest chills and thrills, whether they were the "best" horror movies or not!

Ahh, the '90s. Operation Desert Storm, Bill Clinton, the death of Princess Diana, and yes, scary, scary horror movies. What are the scariest horror movies from the 1990's? This list has them all, ranked by the scariest by film lovers everywhere.
 
Whether you’re looking for a realistic flick based on true (or supposedly true) events or a completely fictional, scary horror story there’s sure to be the perfect 90's movie 
 
This list features the scariest horror movies from the 90s, including: Scream, The Silence of the Lambs, Night of the Living Dead, Afraid of the Dark, and Candman. Vote up your favorite scary '90s horror film below or add the ones you love that aren't already on the list.
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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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It Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter

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Candyman Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

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Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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Misery Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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Stir of Echoes Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas

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Jacob's Ladder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
Jacob's Ladder Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins, Jason Alexander

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Wes Craven's New Nightmare Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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Arachnophobia John Goodman, Brandy Norwood, Jeff Daniels

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Night of the Living Dead Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman

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

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Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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The Faculty Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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House on Haunted Hill Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush

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The Good Son Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

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Tremors Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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Flatliners Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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The People Under the Stairs Ving Rhames, A. J. Langer, Bill Cobbs

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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Leprechaun Jennifer Aniston, Warwick Davis, Ken Olandt

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Child's Play 2 Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Beth Grant

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In the Mouth of Madness Hayden Christensen, Charlton Heston, Sam Neill

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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, Debbie Harry

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Needful Things Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Bonnie Bedelia

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The Haunting Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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Lake Placid Betty White, Mariska Hargitay, Bridget Fonda

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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

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The Exorcist III Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott, Brad Dourif

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The Relic Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, Penelope Ann Miller

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Single White Female Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bridget Fonda, Stephen Tobolowsky

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Predator 2 Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover

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Sometimes They Come Back Tim Matheson, Brooke Adams, Michael Gross

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Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday Erin Gray, Leslie Jordan, Kane Hodder

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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood

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The Pit and the Pendulum Oliver Reed, Lance Henriksen, Jeffrey Combs

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Ravenous Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle

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Sleepwalkers Mark Hamill, Stephen King, Ron Perlman

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Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Viggo Mortensen, Ken Foree, Tom Everett

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Phantoms Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber

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Body Snatchers Forest Whitaker, Gabrielle Anwar, R. Lee Ermey

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Pet Sematary Two Edward Furlong, Clancy Brown, Anthony Edwards

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Man's Best Friend Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen, William Sanderson

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Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice Aubrey Dollar, Ed Grady, Robert Harvey