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List Rules Vote up the 1990s films that gave you the biggest chills and thrills, whether they were the "best" horror movies or not!

Ahh, the '90s. Operation Desert Storm, Bill Clinton, the death of Princess Diana, and yes, scary, scary horror movies. What are the scariest horror movies from the 1990's? This list has them all, ranked by the scariest by film lovers everywhere.
 
Whether you’re looking for a realistic flick based on true (or supposedly true) events or a completely fictional, scary horror story there’s sure to be the perfect 90's movie 
 
This list features the scariest horror movies from the 90s, including: Scream, The Silence of the Lambs, Night of the Living Dead, Afraid of the Dark, and Candman. Vote up your favorite scary '90s horror film below or add the ones you love that aren't already on the list.
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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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It Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter

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dee123 added Scream Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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but chickens double d added Misery Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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Candyman Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

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Arthur Williams added Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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dee123 added Stir of Echoes Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas

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Jacob's Ladder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
Jacob's Ladder Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins, Jason Alexander

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Night of the Living Dead Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman

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dee123 added Wes Craven's New Nightmare Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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dee123 added Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Arachnophobia John Goodman, Brandy Norwood, Jeff Daniels

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Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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Arthur Williams added From Dusk till Dawn Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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Flatliners Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland

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The Good Son Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse

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dee123 added The Faculty Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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dee123 added I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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Arthur Williams added House on Haunted Hill Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush

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Tremors Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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dee123 added Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest '90s Horror Movies
dee123 added Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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dee123 added Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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Child's Play 2 Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Beth Grant

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Leprechaun Jennifer Aniston, Warwick Davis, Ken Olandt

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

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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, Debbie Harry

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dee123 added In the Mouth of Madness Hayden Christensen, Charlton Heston, Sam Neill

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Needful Things Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Bonnie Bedelia

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The Haunting Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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dee123 added The Relic Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, Penelope Ann Miller

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dee123 added Lake Placid Betty White, Mariska Hargitay, Bridget Fonda

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Single White Female Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bridget Fonda, Stephen Tobolowsky

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The Exorcist III Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott, Brad Dourif

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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

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Predator 2 Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover

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

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

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dee123 added Ravenous Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle

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dee123 added I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood

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Sleepwalkers Mark Hamill, Stephen King, Ron Perlman

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Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday Erin Gray, Leslie Jordan, Kane Hodder

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Pet Sematary Two Edward Furlong, Clancy Brown, Anthony Edwards

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dee123 added Phantoms Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber

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Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Viggo Mortensen, Ken Foree, Tom Everett

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Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice Aubrey Dollar, Ed Grady, Robert Harvey

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Body Snatchers Forest Whitaker, Gabrielle Anwar, R. Lee Ermey

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Man's Best Friend Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen, William Sanderson