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The Best '90s Slasher Movies

Updated November 11, 2020 2.1k votes 312 voters 9.2k views30 items

List RulesVote up your favorite slasher films that were released in the 1990s.

If horror films and the 1990s are two of your favorite things, then we want you to vote on this list of the best 90s slasher movies. Other horror junkies have already voted on this list of the best slasher movies from the '90s, so why not chime in with your opinion as well? After all, the ‘90s saw the birth of the teen horror Scream franchise, a clever recasting of every cliché in the genre. If you're looking for bloody movies from the 1990s, then you've come to the right place.

Among the other great films on this list of the top ‘90s slasher movies are I Know What You Did Last Summer (from the writer of Scream), Urban Legend, and the Russian entry Mute Witness. You’ll also find a number of sequels: When a Stranger Calls Back, Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday and Bride of Chucky are among the best.

So, which of the movies on this list of good ‘90s slasher films stood your hair on end? Vote up the best ‘90s slasher movies and make sure to add any we might have missed.

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