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The Best Horror Movies of 1990  

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List of the best 1990 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 1990, 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.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different movies, including Tremors and Arachnophobia. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1990, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter
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Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward
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Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman
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Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, Debbie Harry
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John Goodman, Brandy Norwood, Jeff Daniels
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David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid
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Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell
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Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover
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Lucio Fulci, Paul Muller, Brett Halsey
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Jacob's Ladder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1990
Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins, Jason Alexander
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Christopher Lee, Phoebe Cates, Howie Mandel
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Brad Dourif, Stephen Macht, Andrew Divoff
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Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Beth Grant
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Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston, Brenda Blethyn
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The Phantom of the Opera Burt Lancaster, Charles Dance, Teri Polo
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Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman
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Viggo Mortensen, Ken Foree, Tom Everett
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Ally Sheedy, Lauren Hutton, Pruitt Taylor Vince
19
Baby Blood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1990
Baby Blood Jean-Fran├žois Gallotte, Christian Sinniger, Emmanuelle Escourrou
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Julie Benz, Harvey Keitel, Adrienne Barbeau
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Nia Long, Ginger Lynn, Robert Vaughn
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Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Richard Schiff
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Iggy Pop, Dylan McDermott, Ian Fraser Kilmister
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Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott, Brad Dourif
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Nicole Eggert, David McCallum, Lana Clarkson