Horror Movies By Year - 1990

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2. Cheonyeo wonang (1990)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror

A 1000 year old were-fox, on the verge of becoming fully human, breaks her engagement to a demon king to marry a human painter named Sang-hyo. Sang-ho's ex-girlfriend, Yeon-a. commits ... See full summary »

Director: Seung-ho Ahn | Stars: Yeong-guk Lee, Sun-hwa Yun, Ok-hyang Jin

3. Sveto mesto (1990)

90 min | Drama, Horror

Sveto mesto (A Holy Place, 1990) is based on a literary classic, Nikolai Gogol's 1835 short story, 'Viy'. However, Kadijevic uses it only as a starting point for his own explorations into ... See full summary »

Director: Djordje Kadijevic | Stars: Dragan Jovanovic, Branka Pujic, Aleksandar Bercek, Mira Banjac

Votes: 654

4. A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell (1990)

Not Rated | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

In a post-Armageddon world, a young woman finds herself in a fight for survival against mutant cavemen, dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals.

Director: Brett Piper | Stars: Paul Guzzi, Linda Corwin, Alex Pirnie, Mark Deshaies

Votes: 1,299

5. Abschiedsdisko (1990)

91 min | Drama, Horror

A village has to be destroyed for coal mining. Henning, a 15 years old boy, who wants to visit his grandfather one more time, realizes that nothing will be the way it used to be.

Director: Rolf Losansky | Stars: Holger Kubisch, Dana Bauer, Susanne Saewert, Horst Schulze

7. Ain't No Way Back (1990)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror

Two men on weekend outing assist country lass in trouble but find themselves in a stew. One is killed, one severely injured who recovers at the Campbell cabin. He learns the simplicity of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Sweney | Stars: Campbell Scott, Virginia Lantry, Bernard White, Len Lesser

Votes: 52

8. Amavas Ki Raat (1990)


Amawas Ki Raat revolves around Tantrik who best tows his knowledge to his wife Nanda hoping that she wiliest it for the good of humanity. Now Tantric Nanad receive a letter from her sister ... See full summary »

Director: Mohan Bhakri | Stars: Rakesh Bedi, Sunil Dhawan, Manik Irani, Jagdeep

Votes: 8

9. American risciò (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

A Miami college student finds himself framed for the murder of an evangelist's son. He hooks up with an Asian witch and a stripper to find the real killer and clear his name.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Mitchell Gaylord, Daniel Greene, Victoria Prouty, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 122

10. Baby Blood (1990)

R | 82 min | Horror

When a strange creature crawls into a woman's uterus she becomes a killer in order to feed the tiny terror growing within her.

Director: Alain Robak | Stars: Emmanuelle Escourrou, Christian Sinniger, Jean-François Gallotte, Roselyne Geslot

Votes: 1,204

11. Arachnophobia (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

67 Metascore

A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak

Votes: 55,075 | Gross: $53.21M

12. Bandh Darwaza (1990)

Unrated | 145 min | Action, Drama, Horror

A wealthy male banishes a demon, but years later his very own daughter resurrects it.

Directors: Shyam Ramsay, Tulsi Ramsay | Stars: Hashmat Khan, Manjeet Kular, Kunickaa Sadanand, Satish Kaul

Votes: 231

13. Basket Case 2 (1990)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

Duane and his basket-bound mutant brother are taken in by a secret home for wayward freaks with journalists hot on their tail.

Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Judy Grafe, Annie Ross, Heather Rattray

Votes: 3,597

14. Beyond Darkness (1990)

Not Rated | 95 min | Horror

A minister and his wife move into a haunted house.

Director: Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Gene LeBrock, David Brandon, Barbara Bingham, Michael Paul Stephenson

Votes: 425

15. Begotten (1990)

Unrated | 72 min | Fantasy, Horror

This gory and entirely visual film tells the surreal tale of the death and rebirth of gods.

Director: E. Elias Merhige | Stars: Brian Salzberg, Donna Dempsey, Stephen Charles Barry, James Gandia

Votes: 8,386

16. Biktima (1990)

114 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A Mysterious And Deadly Rapist And Murderer Spreads Terror And Chaos Among Women In The City.But In The Midst Of Intrigues,Tensions,And Dangers A Lawyer Is Attracted To Him The Mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Sharon Cuneta, Christopher De Leon, Gina Alajar, Rowell Santiago

Votes: 16

17. Blackest Heart (1990)

Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Horror

In "German Chainsaw Massacre" people meet up with a household of butchers. They detect low cost meat in the East Germans moving over the old boundary into the West and start turning them ... See full summary »

Director: Christoph Schlingensief | Stars: Karina Fallenstein, Susanne Bredehöft, Artur Albrecht, Volker Spengler

Votes: 606

18. Blood Clan (1990)

87 min | Horror

A Scottish girl is being adopted by the judge who has condemned all the members of her family to death. But as she remembers all of this she commits a lot of atrocities.

Director: Charles Wilkinson | Stars: Michele Little, Robert Wisden, Gordon Pinsent, Anne Mansfield

Votes: 43

19. Blood Salvage (1990)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror

Twisted tale about a crazy, preaching redneck named Jake who kidnaps people off the highway and performs sick medical experiments on them. He then proceeds to sell their organs on the black... See full summary »

Director: Tucker Johnston | Stars: Danny Nelson, Lori Birdsong, Christian Hesler, Ralph Pruitt Vaughn

Votes: 304

20. Bloodmoon (1990)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

A serial killer is loose at an all girl school, where he strangles girls with a piece of barbed wire.

Director: Alec Mills | Stars: Leon Lissek, Christine Amor, Ian Williams, Helen Thomson

Votes: 373

22. 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.

Director: Adam Simon | Stars: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

Votes: 2,855 | Gross: $1.63M

24. Buried Alive (1990)

R | 87 min | Thriller, Horror

A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Kikoïne | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Karen Lorre, John Carradine

Votes: 525

25. 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.

Director: John Lafia | Stars: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise

Votes: 36,651 | Gross: $28.50M

27. Crystal Force (1990)

R | 82 min | Horror

At John's funeral, a seemingly kind old man stands near John's widow Hope. He is the master of The Crystal, possessor of its light and terror. Hope accepts The Crystal in good faith, ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Keats | Stars: Sharon Kane, Angst Argyle, Lisa Turco, Tony C. Burton

Votes: 67

28. Cursed (1990)

85 min | Horror

When a gargoyle falls off a church during a storm, a scientist and his assistant take it back to their lab, where they are doing genetic experiments. However, the gargoyle is possessed by ... See full summary »

Director: Mychel Arsenault | Stars: Ron Lea, Catherine Colvey, Tom Rack, Joy Boushel

Votes: 65

29. I Come in Peace (1990)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Horror

Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst ... See full summary »

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues

Votes: 8,555 | Gross: $4.35M

30. Dead Girls (1990)

90 min | Thriller, Horror

A female band, who are exponents of "death rock", retreat to a cabin for the weekend. They soon find themselves being knocked off by a masked killer who uses weapons they have mentioned in their songs.

Director: Dennis Devine | Stars: Diana Karanikas, Angela Eads, Kay Schaber, Angela Scaglione

Votes: 102

31. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

Director: Malcolm Marmorstein | Stars: Elliott Gould, Melissa Sue Anderson, Mark Moses, Mabel King

Votes: 218

32. Deadly Manor (1990)

82 min | Horror

A group of teenagers take refuge in an old, deserted mansion. Soon the members of the group start turning up dead, and the teenagers realize that they're not alone in the mansion.

Director: José Ramón Larraz | Stars: Clark Tufts, Greg Rhodes, Claudia Franjul, Mark Irish

Votes: 228

33. Sangue negli abissi (1990)

90 min | Adventure, Horror

Several young men have to stop an ancient native American evil in the form of a killer shark which is attacking a small beach community.

Directors: Raffaele Donato, Joe D'Amato | Stars: Frank Baroni, Allen Cort, Keith Kelsch, James Camp

Votes: 158

34. 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.

Director: James Bond III | Stars: James Bond III, Kadeem Hardison, Bill Nunn, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 1,008 | Gross: $2.22M

35. Demon Cop (1990)

81 min | Crime, Horror

A former probationary officer who is a patient at a mental asylum escapes and prowls the city, looking for victims whose blood may cure the blood disease he has that has turned him into a werewolf-type monster.

Directors: Rocco Karega, Hal Miles | Stars: Rocco Karega, Cameron Mitchell, Theresa Fenneaux, Ray Klein

Votes: 113

36. Demon Wind (1990)

R | 96 min | Horror

With the need to investigate the mysterious death of his grandparents, Cory and his friends assemble back to the old farm where it all began, sixty years earlier.

Director: Charles Philip Moore | Stars: Eric Larson, Francine Lapensée, Rufus Norris, Jack Vogel

Votes: 1,154

37. Demoness from Thousand Years (1990)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

When the Demoness from a Thousand Years (Lam Kin Ming) threatens to break into the real world, a Taoist priest sends his two fairy disciples (Joey Wang and Gloria Yip) to steal the Bead of ... See full summary »

Directors: Wing-Chiu Cheng, Patrick Leung | Stars: Joey Wang, Gloria Yip, Jacky Cheung, Tat-Wah Cho

Votes: 53

38. Demonia (1990)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery

A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns who were murdered 500 years earlier, and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Brett Halsey, Meg Register, Lino Salemme, Christina Engelhardt

Votes: 1,008

39. Disturbed (1990)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Winkler | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Pointer, Pamela Gidley

Votes: 531

40. Dr. Acula's Halloween 1990 (1990)


A horror hosted TV special (one off) on Channel 3 Los Angeles, California in 1990 with Dr. Acula.

Star: Jay Robert Jennings

43. El homicida (1990)

95 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Make sure you lock the doors and leave the lights on as you follow a psychopath as he plans and executes his crimes, all the while eluding the police. It's an edge-of-your-seat thriller ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Rosas Priego hijo | Stars: Sebastian Ligarde, Mario Almada, Roxana Chávez, Sergio Goyri

44. Evil Spirits (1990)

R | 95 min | Horror

A strange woman runs a boardinghouse whose tenants--mostly misfits and others who won't be missed--begin dying off or simply disappearing. She still cashes their government benefit checks ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Karen Black, Arte Johnson, Virginia Mayo, Michael Berryman

Votes: 147

45. Fatal Exam (1990)

R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery

A group of university students are invited by their parapsychology professor to investigate a haunted house for the weekend.

Director: Jack Snyder | Stars: Mike Coleman, Terry Comer, Carol Fitzgerald Carlberg, Paul Steger

Votes: 20

46. Fertilize the Blaspheming Bombshell (1990)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

Sheila Caan is menaced by Satan worshipers on her journey from Brooklyn to Las Vegas. In an effort to find out what happened to her twin sister, she undergoes many treacherous journeys, a ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Hathcock | Stars: Bo Hopkins, Rick Hill, Robert Tessier, Sheila Ryan

Votes: 171

47. Flatliners (1990)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Votes: 71,116 | Gross: $61.49M

48. 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.

Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, Patty Mullen, J.J. Clark

Votes: 7,186 | Gross: $0.21M

50. 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...

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Louis Tripp, Simon Reynolds, James Villemaire, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 1,395 | Gross: $2.03M