HORROR FILMS FROM THE 1990s (1990-1999)by bigrudedude87 | created - 05 Aug 2013 | updated - 03 Sep 2013 | Public
Sort of a half decent decade for the horror genre but
the 70s and 80s were the best. At the same time the 90s
were still good and it was during my youth.
Subgenres of the horror genre with each films
Slasher Films Serial Killer Thriller Films Splatter & Gore films Zombie Films Giallos Supernatural Science Fiction with Horror Elements Vampire Films Werewolf Films Demon Films Cannibal Films Horror genre mixed with Thriller & Crime genres Killer Doll Films Killer Kid Films Ghost Films Killer Sea Creature Films Monster Films Creature Features Ghoul Films Killer Animal Films Mummy Films Comedy Horror
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1. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 153,983 | Gross: $61.28M
2. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.
Votes: 84,846 | Gross: $26.12M
3. Nightbreed (1990)
R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of friendly monsters are hiding from humanity. Meanwhile, a sadistic serial killer is looking for a patsy.
Votes: 16,311 | Gross: $8.86M
4. Child's Play 2 (1990)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Votes: 36,803 | Gross: $28.50M
5. The Guardian (1990)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young couple with a newborn baby don't realize that the nanny they hired is a magical nymph who sacrifices infants to an evil tree.
Votes: 4,201 | Gross: $17.04M
6. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.
Votes: 78,795 | Gross: $41.48M
9. Predator 2 (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.
Votes: 122,019 | Gross: $30.67M
10. It (1990)
TV-14 | 192 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
11. Two Evil Eyes (1990)
R | 120 min | Horror
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. A greedy wife kills her husband, but not completely. A sleazy reporter adopts a strange black cat.
Votes: 4,955 | Gross: $0.35M
13. Def by Temptation (1990)
R | 95 min | Horror
An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York City, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop who specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
Votes: 1,011 | Gross: $2.22M
14. Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Norman Bates recalls his childhood with his abusive mother while fearing his unborn child will inherit his split personality disorder.
16. Troll 2 (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.
18. Brain Dead (1990)
R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In a showdown of man versus machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation.
Votes: 2,866 | Gross: $1.63M
19. Frankenhooker (1990)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror
A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes.
Votes: 7,236 | Gross: $0.21M
20. The Exorcist III (1990)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Votes: 20,228 | Gross: $26.10M
23. Arachnophobia (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
Votes: 55,301 | Gross: $53.21M
25. A Cat in the Brain (1990)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
A horror film director is stalked by a mad psychiatrist/serial killer bent on killing people to model the killings after the director's gory death scenes from his movies.
27. Gate 2: The Trespassers (1990)
R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Comedy
Four teens summon forth a diminuitive, demonic minion from The Other Side to do their bidding and grant their wishes, but of course, they must all ultimately pay the price...
Votes: 1,416 | Gross: $2.03M
29. The First Power (1990)
R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A dedicated L.A. police detective and a female psychic must stop a demonic serial killer who was given the powers of resurrection, teleportation and possession.
Votes: 2,997 | Gross: $22.42M
30. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The ultimate weapon, which was meant to be safe for humankind, produces global side-effects, including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,177 | Gross: $0.33M
31. Flatliners (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.
Votes: 71,413 | Gross: $61.49M
32. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
33. Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990 Video)
R | 90 min | Horror
A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.
35. The Sleeping Car (1990)
R | 96 min | Horror, Comedy
Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the ... See full summary »
38. Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1989 Video)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
The malevolent spirit of Mary Lou Maloney returns to Hamilton High, where she manipulates a naive male student into helping her wreak havoc on the school.
39. Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the ... See full summary »
41. Syngenor (1990)
R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered creatures for use as "supersoldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the creatures malfunction and turn on their creators.
42. Witchcraft II: The Temptress (1989 Video)
R | 88 min | Horror
Witch from the first Witchcraft movie stalks the now teenage child. She attempts to kill his friends in order to slowly corrupt him to Satan. However the boy is able to defeat the evil ... See full summary »
43. Pledge Night (1990)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
As a silly frat boy prank, Young Sid is boiled in a tub of acid. Years later he returns to wreak havoc on the new generation of brothers in his old fraternity.
45. Night of the Dribbler (1990)
87 min | Comedy, Horror
The Watergate Plumbers, a poorly-performing college basketball team, lose their best players one by one to death and dismemberment at the hands of a mysterious masked stalker.
46. The Reflecting Skin (1990)
R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
In the 1950's, a young boy living with his troublesome family in rural USA fantasizes that a neighboring widow is actually a vampire, responsible for a number of disappearances in the area.
47. Wheels of Terror (1990 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller