Best Horror Movies of 1993

1.

Hocus Pocus

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw, Jodie Rivera, Jason Marsden, Larry Bagby, Tobias Jelinek ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 1993-07-16
2.

The Good Son

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, Wendy Crewson, David Morse, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Ashley Crow, Mark Stefanich, Jacqueline Brookes, Quinn Culkin, Guy Strauss ..
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 1993-09-24
3.

Needful Things

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer, J.T. Walsh, Ray McKinnon, Duncan Fraser, Valri Bromfield, Shane Meier, William Morgan Sheppard ..
Directed by: Fraser Clarke Heston
Release date: 1993-08-27
4.

The Dark Half

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic murders matching those in his pulp novels, which are soon discovered to be the work of Stark himself. Looking like a maniacal version of his counterpart, Stark is not so willing to quit the writing game – even if it means coming after Thad's wife and their baby.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker, Julie Harris, Robert Joy, Kent Broadhurst, Beth Grant, Rutanya Alda, Tom Mardirosian, Larry John Meyers ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1993-04-23
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5.

Return of the Living Dead 3

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt uses a stolen security pass to sneak in with his thrill-seeking girlfriend Julie, with shocking, deadly results!

Starring: Melinda Clarke, J. Trevor Edmond, Kent McCord, Sarah Douglas, James T. Callahan, Basil Wallace, Mike Moroff, Julian Scott Urena, Pía Reyes, Sal Lopez ..
Directed by: Brian Yuzna
Release date: 1993-10-01
6.

Body Snatchers

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean Platt, daughter of the base's commander, General Platt. When people at the base begin acting strangely, Marti becomes convinced that they are slowly being replaced by plant-like aliens.

Starring: Gabrielle Anwar, Terry Kinney, Billy Wirth, Christine Elise, Forest Whitaker, Kathleen Doyle, Reilly Murphy, G. Elvis Phillips, Meg Tilly, R. Lee Ermey ..
Directed by: Abel Ferrara
Release date: 1993-06-09
7.

Cannibal! The Musical

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Heading through Colorado Territory in search of gold and women, Alferd Packer and his group of bemused companions find themselves lost, starving and musically inspired by the obstacles they confront along the way, including a die-hard Confederate cyclops, a trio of surly trappers, a tribe of Japanese-speaking "Indians," and ultimately, each other.

Starring: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Ian Hardin, Jon Hegel, Masao Maki, Robert Muratore, Matt Stone, Toddy Walters, Jason McHugh, Stan Brakhage ..
Directed by: Trey Parker
Release date: 1993-10-01
8.

Body Bags

3.8
6.1/10 IMDB

Three tales, each more terrifying than the last. . . . A woman who is stalked by an axe-weilding maniac . . . a man who pays the ultimate price for a beautiful head of hair . . . and a vision of life—seen through the eyes of a killer.

Starring: John Carpenter, Robert Carradine, Alex Datcher, David Naughton, Stacy Keach, David Warner, Sheena Easton, Mark Hamill, Twiggy, John Agar ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper, Larry Sulkis, John Carpenter
Release date: 1993-08-07
9.

Leprechaun

3.7
4.8/10 IMDB

A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to survive the wrath of the Leprechaun, Tori and her friends scramble to find the only weapon known to kill this Irish monster...a four-leaf clover.

Starring: Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Mark Holton, Robert Hy Gorman, Shay Duffin, John Sanderford, Pamela Mant, William Newman, David Permenter ..
Directed by: Mark Jones
Release date: 1993-01-08
10.

Dark Waters

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

A woman investigates the disappearance of her friend and her own murky past when she travels to a mysterious convent on a barren island.

Starring: Louise Salter, Venera Simmons, Mariya Kapnist, Lubov Snegur, Albina Skarga, Valeriy Bassel, Pavel Sokolov, Anna Rose Phipps ..
Directed by: Mariano Baino
Release date: 1993-01-01

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