Best Horror Movies of 1990

1.

Tremors

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Robert Jayne, Charlotte Stewart, Tony Genaro, Ariana Richards, Richard Marcus ..
Directed by: Ron Underwood
Release date: 1990-01-19
2.

Jacob's Ladder

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness.

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jason Alexander, Patricia Kalember, Eriq La Salle, Ving Rhames, Brian Tarantina ..
Directed by: Adrian Lyne
Release date: 1990-11-02
3.

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green creatures invade a top-secret laboratory and develop genetically altered powers, making them even harder to destroy!

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky, Robert Picardo, Christopher Lee, Haviland Morris, Jackie Joseph, Gedde Watanabe, Keye Luke ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 1990-06-15
4.

Night of the Living Dead

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.

Starring: Patricia Tallman, Tony Todd, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson, Bill Moseley, William Butler, Katie Finneran, Heather Mazur, David W. Butler, Zachary Mott ..
Directed by: Tom Savini
Release date: 1990-10-18
5.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, David Katz, Mary Demas, Anne Bartoletti, Elizabeth Kaden, Ted Kaden, Denise Sullivan ..
Directed by: John McNaughton
Release date: 1990-01-05
6.

The Witches

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson, Bill Paterson, Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn, Charlie Potter, Anne Lambton, Sukie Smith ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release date: 1990-05-25
7.

Stephen King's It

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would come back to Derry to do battle again.

Release date: 1990-11-18
8.

It

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Stephen King's bestselling novel adapted into a terrifying TV mini-series told through the use of flashbacks. In 1960, a group of social outcasts who are bullied by a neighborhood gang of greasers are also tormented by an evil demon who can shape-shift into a clown and feed on children's fears and kill them. After defeating the demonic clown as kids, it resurfaces 30 years later and they must finish it off as adults once again.

Release date: 1990-11-18
9.

Flatliners

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kimberly Scott, Joshua Rudoy, Benjamin Mouton, Aeryk Egan, Kesha Reed ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1990-08-10
10.

Nightbreed

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg, Charles Haid, Hugh Quarshie, Hugh Ross, Doug Bradley, Catherine Chevalier, Malcolm Smith, Bob Sessions ..
Directed by: Clive Barker
Release date: 1990-02-16

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