Graveyard Shift 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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25 9
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Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter

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28 12
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Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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13 5
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Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman

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16 8
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John Goodman, Brandy Norwood, Jeff Daniels

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18 10
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Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, Debbie Harry

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12 5
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David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid

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8 3
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Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell

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17 12
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Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover

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13 8
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Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Beth Grant

10
10 6
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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6 3
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Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman

12
10 8
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Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston, Brenda Blethyn

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9 7
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Christopher Lee, Phoebe Cates, Howie Mandel

14
8 6
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The Phantom of the Opera Burt Lancaster, Charles Dance, Teri Polo

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6 4
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Lucio Fulci, Paul Muller, Brett Halsey

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8 7
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Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott, Brad Dourif

17
6 5
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Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Richard Schiff

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6 5
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Carey Lowell, Miguel Ferrer, Xander Berkeley

19
4 3
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Ally Sheedy, Lauren Hutton, Pruitt Taylor Vince

20
4 3
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Nicole Eggert, David McCallum, Lana Clarkson

21
4 3
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Iggy Pop, Dylan McDermott, Ian Fraser Kilmister

22
4 3
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Julie Benz, Harvey Keitel, Adrienne Barbeau

23
4 3
Baby Blood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1990
Baby Blood Jean-Fran├žois Gallotte, Christian Sinniger, Emmanuelle Escourrou

24
3 2
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Viggo Mortensen, Lindsay Duncan, Duncan Fraser

25
3 2
Playroom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1990
Playroom Christopher McDonald, Vincent Schiavelli, Jamie Rose