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The Best Horror Movies of 1998

Updated September 22, 2019 1.5k votes 93 voters 1.6k views116 items

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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  • 1
    The Faculty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    The Faculty

    Salma Hayek, Usher

    Released1998

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    Ring is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Ring

    Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani

    Released1998

    Directed byHideo Nakata

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    Bride of Chucky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Bride of Chucky

    Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly

    Released1998

    Directed byRonny Yu

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    The Last Broadcast is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    The Last Broadcast

    Holly Madison, Stefan Avalos

    Released1998

    Directed byLance Weiler, Stefan Avalos

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    Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Urban Legend

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid

    Released1998

    Directed byJamie Blanks

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    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released1998

    Directed bySteve Miner

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    Milo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Milo

    Mila Kunis, Vincent Schiavelli

    Released1998

    Directed byPascal Franchot

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  • 8
    Strangeland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Strangeland

    Amy Smart, Linda Cardellini

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Pieplow

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    I've Been Waiting for You is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    I've Been Waiting for You

    Sarah Chalke, Markie Post

    Released1998

    Directed byChristopher Leitch

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  • 10
    Disturbing Behavior is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Disturbing Behavior

    Katie Holmes, James Marsden

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid Nutter

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    Blade is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Blade

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Norrington

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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Psycho

    Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1998

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • 13
    Lady of the Lake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Lady of the Lake

    Tennyson Loeh, Marty Daniels

    Released1998

    Directed byMaurice Devereaux

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  • 14
    Urban Legends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Urban Legends

    Carl Crew, Dino Lee

    Released1998

    Directed byBill Osco

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  • 15
    Talisman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Talisman

    Walter Emanuel Jones, Claudiu Trandafir

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid DeCoteau

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  • 16
    Creature is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Creature

    Kim Cattrall, Craig T. Nelson

    Released1998

    Directed byStuart Gillard

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    Species II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Species II

    Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Medak

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    Whispering Corridors is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Whispering Corridors

    Kim Gyu-ri, Kang-hee Choi

    Released1998

    Directed byPark Ki-hyung

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    The Eighteenth Angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    The Eighteenth Angel

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci

    Released1998

    Directed byWilliam Bindley

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  • 20
    The Strangers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    The Strangers

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  • 21
    Deep Rising is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Deep Rising

    Famke Janssen, Djimon Hounsou

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Sommers

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    Vampires is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Vampires

    James Woods, Daniel Baldwin

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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    Rasen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Rasen

    Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani

    Released1998

    Directed byJôji Iida

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    Haunted Mansion is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Haunted Mansion

    Anthony Wong, Lam Sheung Yee

    Released1998

    Directed byDickson To

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  • 25
    Sphere is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1998
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    Sphere

    Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1998

    Directed byBarry Levinson

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