The 90’s were some of the greatest years for TV and entertainment, bringing us shows like Full House and Friends and movies like The Matrix. Although it cannot compare to the 80s, the 90s also produced some legendary horror films. Since halloween is just around the corner, we have put together a list of the top 10 scariest 90s movies for you to watch during spooky month.
A teenage girl grieves over the death of her mother and a year later she is stalked and terrorized by a masked serial killer. The killer uses scary movies as part of a deadly game to inflict the most horror on it’s victims.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
A police constable is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the deaths of three people who died by decapitation. The accused killer is thought to be a mercenary from the revolutionary war known as The Headless Horseman. He rides at night in search of his missing head, killing others in the process.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
Count Dracula comes to England to charm his barrister Mina Murray, Jonathan Harker’s fiance and corrupt society. Jonathan works alongside Van Helsing to save Mina before she becomes a vampire. Stunning gothic visuals and artistic viscera portray Bram Stokers genius in this film adaptation of the original Dracula novel.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
A young boy named Cole comes into contact with dead people and starts seeing a child psychologist, Malcolm Crowe. Crowe feels deep angst over his failure to help a previous patient and dedicates his time to help Cole in order to relieve himself of the guilt. In turn, Cole helps Malcolm patch things up with his wife.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Clarice Starling is an FBI agent working in behavioral institute and interviews Hannibal Lecter, a former psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer. Agent Starling hopes to use Hannibal to find clues about a psychopathic killer known as Buffalo “Bill” who kills overweight women and skins them.
Stephen King’s IT (1990)
In 1960 an evil demon who dresses up as a child-killing clown haunts the town of Derry, Maine. A group of friends who call them selves “The Losers” team up to destroy him. Thirty years later, they come together one last time to defeat the demon when it returns to Derry.
The Candyman (1992)
if you repeat the words “Candyman” 5 times in front of a mirror, you can summon a murderer with a hooked hand. A series of murders believed to be caused by the Candyman startle the community and inspire a skeptic grad student to investigate. Helen, a student at the University of Illinois Chicago utters the words to no avail until she comes across numerous murders that finally lure her to the monster.
Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)
The Scooby-Doo Gang reunite to solve a mystery on Moonscar Island, a spooky, remote island with dark secrets. Daphne hopes to discover more than just a masked villain, and they get more than they bargained for.
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Barbara and Johnny visit their mothers grave in rural Pennsylvania and come across a bloodied old man whom they offer to help. A zombie appears out of nowhere and begins attacking them, killing Johnny. Barbara flees to an abandoned farmhouse where she barricades herself inside while zombies prowl the night.
Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)
Heather is an actress known for her role as Nancy Thompson from the Nightmare on Elm Street series. She starts having nightmares about Freddy Krueger attacking her family and seeks the help of Wes Craven who admits to having nightmares about Freddy being freed from the film series and targeting Heather. A series of misfortunes begin taking place and Freddy finally appears, terrorizing her and her family.
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