Horror Movies From The 90s

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Horror Movies From The 90s

When it comes to Horror Movies From The 90s, there are many directors reporting on this feeling. Here are 25 of the best ones.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Demme, starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons
Rated R

The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 psychological-thriller directed by Jonathan Demme starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn. The film follows FBI cadet Clarice Starling as she attempts to track down a serial killer nicknamed "Buffalo Bill", while receiving advice from the incarcerated psychiatrist-cum-cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. With Lecter's help, Clarice eventually discovers Buffalo Bill's identity and races to save one of his latest victims. Ultimately, Clarice triumphs, though she pays a high price for her courage and intelligence. The Silence of the Lambs won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Anthony Hopkins.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick
Rated R

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 American science fiction action film directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, and Edward Furlong. The story follows Sarah Connor and her son John as they are pursued by a new, more advanced Terminator, the T-1000, sent back in time to kill them. In order to protect them, they enlist the help of the original Terminator, the T-800. The trio eventually find and destroy the company responsible for the creation of the Terminators. In the end, Sarah and John successfully defeat the T-1000, ultimately preventing Judgment Day and saving the future. Along the way, John bonds with the T-800, which he calls "Uncle Bob", and the Terminator learns and develops the capacity for human emotion.

Misery (1990)

Misery
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Rob Reiner, starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen
Rated R

Misery is a psychological thriller directed by Rob Reiner, based on a novel by Stephen King. It stars James Caan as Paul Sheldon, an author who, after an automobile accident, is held captive by an obsessed fan, Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates). As she cares for him, Annie's true, disturbed nature reveals itself. She forces him to write a novel to her exact specifications and turns violent when he fails to meet her expectations. Paul must find a way to escape her grasp and the increasing danger she poses to his life.

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob's Ladder
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Adrian Lyne, starring Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven
Rated R

Cape Fear (1991)

Cape Fear
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis
Rated R

Tremors (1990)

Tremors
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ron Underwood, starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross
Rated PG-13

Naked Lunch (1991)

Naked Lunch
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David Cronenberg, starring Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands
Rated R

Night of the Living Dead (1990)

Night of the Living Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Tom Savini, starring Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson
Rated R

Nightbreed (1990)

Nightbreed
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Clive Barker, starring Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid
Rated R

The Exorcist III (1990)

The Exorcist III
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From William Peter Blatty, starring George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller
Rated R

Arachnophobia (1990)

Arachnophobia
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Frank Marshall, starring Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak
Rated PG-13

Flatliners (1990)

Flatliners
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Joel Schumacher, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin
Rated R

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Gremlins 2: The New Batch
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Joe Dante, Chuck Jones, starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Howie Mandel, Tony Randall
Rated PG-13

Darkman (1990)

Darkman
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake
Rated R

The People Under the Stairs (1991)

The People Under the Stairs
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer
Rated R

Poison (1991)

Poison
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Todd Haynes, starring Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Millie White
Rated R

Predator 2 (1990)

Predator 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Hopkins, starring Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades
Rated R

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From John Harrison, starring Debbie Harry, Matthew Lawrence, Christian Slater, David Forrester
Rated R

Two Evil Eyes (1990)

Two Evil Eyes
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Dario Argento, George A. Romero, starring Adrienne Barbeau, Harvey Keitel, Ramy Zada, Bingo O'Malley
Rated R

Child's Play 2 (1990)

Child's Play 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From John Lafia, starring Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise
Rated R

Hardware (1990)

Hardware
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Richard Stanley, starring Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, Carl McCoy
Rated R

Popcorn (1991)

Popcorn
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Mark Herrier, Alan Ormsby, starring Jill Schoelen, Tom Villard, Dee Wallace, Derek Rydall
Rated R

The First Power (1990)

The First Power
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Robert Resnikoff, starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Griffith, Jeff Kober, Mykelti Williamson
Rated R

The Guardian (1990)

The Guardian
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From William Friedkin, starring Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall
Rated R

Child's Play 3 (1991)

Child's Play 3
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Jack Bender, starring Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers, Travis Fine
Rated R

 



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