20 Most Popular 90s Horror Movies (1990-1999)

Looking back to my childhood, I fondly remember nights spent in watching horror movies with my older sister and cousins. Nightmares and traumatic psychological scarring all began with the following list of the most popular 90s horror movies.

20. The Bride of Chucky (1998)
bride-of-chuckie-90s-horror-moviesChucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll.

19. Species (1995)
species-90s-horror-moviesA group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.

18. Urban Legend (1998)
urban-legend-90s-horror-moviesA college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends.

17. The Craft (1996)
the-craft-90s-horror-moviesA newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them.

16. The Exorcist III (1990)
exorcist-90s-horror-moviesA 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, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

15. Halloween H20: Years Later (1998)
halloween-h20-90s-horror-moviesLaurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time and now the life of her own son hangs in the balance.

14. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
house-on-haunted-hill-90s-horror-moviesA millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

13. Dracula (1992)
dracula-90s-horror-moviesThe vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor’s fiancee and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

12. The Crow (1994)
the-crow-90s-horror-moviesA man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancĂ©e’s murder.

11. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
sleepy-hollow-90s-horror-moviesIchabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.

10. The Faculty (1998)
the-faculty--90s-horror-moviesStudents suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

9. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Four teens are in great danger one year after their car hits a stranger whose body they dump in the sea.

8. Ring (1998)
the-ring-90s-horror-moviesRuthlessly murdered by her father, the ghost of a seer’s daughter kills all those who watch a weird video after 7 days; unless the viewer finds the escape clause.

7. It (1990)
it-clown-90s-horror-moviesIn 1960, seven outcast kids known as “The Loser Club” fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. 30 years later, they are called back to fight the same clown again.

6. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
silence-of-the-lambs-90s-horror-moviesA young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

5. Scream (1996)
Attempting to cope with her mother’s murder, Sydney and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by a murderer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go.

4. Candyman(1992)
candyman-90s-horror-moviesThe Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster’s myth.

3. The Sixth Sense (1999)
sixth-sense-90s-horror-moviesA boy who communicates with spirits that don’t know they’re dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

2. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
blair-witch-90s-horror-moviesThree film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

1. The Shining (1997)
the-shining-90s-horror-moviesA recovering alcoholic must wrestle with demons within and without when he and his family move into a haunted hotel as caretakers.