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List of the best 1998 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 1998, 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.

This list is made up of movies like Blade and Godzilla. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1998, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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The Faculty Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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Ring Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yūko Takeuchi

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Strangeland Amy Smart, Linda Cardellini, Dee Snider

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Bride of Chucky Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, John Ritter

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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Deep Rising Famke Janssen, Djimon Hounsou, Jason Flemyng

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Vampires James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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Milo Mila Kunis, Vincent Schiavelli, Richard Portnow Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Untold Story 2 Anthony Wong, Alien Sun, Law Lan

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The Last Broadcast is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
The Last Broadcast Holly Madison, Stefan Avalos, David Beard

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Creature Kim Cattrall, Craig T. Nelson, Colm Feore

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The Eighteenth Angel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
The Eighteenth Angel Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci, Christopher McDonald

The Scariest Demon Toys in Film History

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Disturbing Behavior Katie Holmes, James Marsden, Nick Stahl

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The Phantom of the Opera Asia Argento, Julian Sands, Massimo Sarchielli

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Sphere Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman

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Psycho Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Vince Vaughn

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Genesis Pep Tosar, Trae Houlihan

The Best Werewolf Movies Ever Made

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Sometimes They Come Back... for More Jennifer O'Dell, Faith Ford, Damian Chapa

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Terror House Jeff Dylan Graham, Jon McBride, Mark Polonia

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Memorias del ángel caído

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Rasen Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Kōichi Satō

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Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm Anders Hove, Denice Duff, Jonathon Morris

The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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Talisman Walter Emanuel Jones, Claudiu Trandafir, Ilinca Goia

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The Dentist 2 Clint Howard, Corbin Bernsen, Jeff Doucette

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The Dividing Hour Mike Prosser, Brad Goodman

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The Lake Haley Joel Osment, Yasmine Bleeth, Susanna Thompson

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Goosebumps: Cry Of The Cat R. L. Stine

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I've Been Waiting for You Sarah Chalke, Markie Post, Ben Foster

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The Prophecy II Christopher Walken, Brittany Murphy, Jennifer Beals

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Raped By an Angel 2:The Uniform Fan Francis Ng, Athena Chu, Joe Ma

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Troublesome Night 3 Louis Koo, Vincent Kok, Lee Kin-yan

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Phantoms Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber

The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

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

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Species II Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell

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Die Hard Dracula Bruce Glover, Kerry Dustin, Thomas McGowan

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Sieben Monde Christoph Waltz, Jan Josef Liefers, Michael Gwisdek

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Lady of the Lake Tennyson Loeh, Marty Daniels, Erik Rutherford

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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Nightworld: Lost Souls John Savage, Barbara Sukowa, Richard Lintern

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Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror Eva Mendes, David Carradine, Fred Williamson

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Night Pastor Alex Chandon

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Goodbye, 20th Century! Lazar Ristovski, Dejan Aćimović, Nikola Ristanovski

10 Real People Who Survived Horror Movie Situations

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The Catcher Joe Estevez, Monique Parent, David Heavener

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Sinistre Lei Renniks

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Troublesome Night 4 Alien Sun, Simon Lui

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Creaturealm: From the Dead & D... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
Creaturealm: From the Dead & Demons Wake Margaret O'Brien, Anita Page, David DeCoteau

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Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Doo... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Door R. L. Stine

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Bone Daddy Rutger Hauer, Daniel Kash, Blu Mankuma

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The Soul Guardians Ahn Sung-ki, Chu Sang-mi, Kim Roi-ha

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Lady of the Lake Tennyson Loeh, Erik Rutherford, Marty Daniels