Horror Movies and TV The Best Horror Movies of 1991  

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List of the best 1991 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 1991, 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.

List is made up of many different movies, including Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare and Child's Play 3. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1991, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1991
bojanthebest added The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

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

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Child's Play 3 Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Perrey Reeves

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Puppet Master II Charlie Spradling, George Buck Flower, Alex Band

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Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge Ian Abercrombie, Sarah Douglas, Michelle Bauer

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

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The Unborn Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Griffin, Brooke Adams

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Body Parts Brad Dourif, Kim Delaney, Lindsay Duncan

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Afraid of the Dark Paul McGann, David Thewlis, Fanny Ardant

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Strays Kathleen Quinlan, Timothy Busfield, Claudia Christian

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Begotten Adolfo Vargas, Brian Salzberg, Stephen Charles Barry

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Campfire Tales Gunnar Hansen

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

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Steel and Lace Bruce Davison, Stacy Haiduk, David Naughton

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Poison John Leguizamo, Rob LaBelle, James K. Lyons

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Blood Ties Jason London, Michelle Johnson, Bo Hopkins

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Critters 3 Leonardo DiCaprio, Frances Bay, Terrence Mann

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Door to Silence John Savage, Sandi Schultz, Mary Coulson

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Nothing but Trouble Demi Moore, Tupac Shakur, Chevy Chase

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Servants of Twilight Bruce Greenwood, Carel Struycken, Richard Bradford

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Balloon Eddie Osei, Belinda Crane

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There's Nothing Out There Mark Collver

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Camp Fear Betsy Russell, Shannon Wilsey, Peggy McIntaggart

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Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky Philip Kwok, Yukari Oshima, Louis Fan

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Popcorn Dee Wallace, Karen Witter, Ray Walston

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To Save a Child Shirley Knight, Anthony Zerbe

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Brain Twisters Farrah Forke, Donna Bostany, Robert T. Hughes

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Evil Spirits Karen Black, Yvette Vickers, Arte Johnson

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The Sect Herbert Lom, Tomas Arana, Giovanni Lombardo Radice

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The Borrower Rae Dawn Chong, Tom Towles, Antonio Fargas

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Children of the Night Karen Black, Garrett Morris, Ami Dolenz

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House No. 13 Anil Dhawan, Reeta Bhaduri, Varalakshmi

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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1991
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Finale in Blood Lawrence Cheng, Josephine Koo, Chikako Aoyama

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All-American Murder Christopher Walken, Joanna Cassidy, Josie Bissett

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The Willies Sean Astin, Kirk Cameron, James Karen

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Subspecies Angus Scrimm, Anders Hove, Ivan J. Rado

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Black Demons Cléa Simões, Maria Alves, Sonia Curtis

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Deadly Desire Will Patton, Jack Scalia, Kathryn Harrold

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100 Days Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Laxmikant Berde

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Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College Eva LaRue, Matthew Lillard, Marcia Wallace

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Vaa Arugil Vaa Ramya Krishnan, Raja, Vaishnavi

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Ritorno dalla morte

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Nekromantik 2 Jörg Buttgereit, Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Beatrice Manowski

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No Telling David Van Tieghem, Stephen Ramsey, Richard Topol

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Critters 4 Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick

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Mikadroid: Robokill Beneath Discoclub Layla Masatō Ibu, Hiromi Kurosawa, Yoriko Douguchi

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Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker Mickey Rooney, Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick

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Scanners II: The New Order Deborah Raffin, David Hewlett, Yvan Ponton