Best Horror Movies of 1996

1.

Scream

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they try to survive a real-life one.

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jamie Kennedy, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, Drew Barrymore, W. Earl Brown, Joseph Whipp ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1996-12-20
2.

From Dusk Till Dawn

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.

Starring: George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, Ernest Liu, Salma Hayek, Cheech Marin, Danny Trejo, Tom Savini, Fred Williamson ..
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 1996-01-19
3.

The Frighteners

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Jeffrey Combs, Jake Busey, Chi McBride, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Jim Fyfe, Troy Evans, Julianna McCarthy ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 1996-07-18
4.

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

5.7
8.2/10 IMDB

A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.

Starring: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky, Jessie Misskelley, Jr., Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols ..
Directed by: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky
Release date: 1996-12-03
5.

James and the Giant Peach

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

Starring: Paul Terry, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, Susan Sarandon, David Thewlis, Steven Culp ..
Directed by: Henry Selick
Release date: 1996-04-12
6.

The Craft

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, Skeet Ulrich, Christine Taylor, Breckin Meyer, Nathaniel Marston, Cliff DeYoung, Assumpta Serna ..
Directed by: Andrew Fleming
Release date: 1996-05-03
7.

The Ghost and the Darkness

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani, Emily Mortimer, Bernard Hill, Brian McCardie, Om Puri, Henry Cele, Kurt Egelhof ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 1996-10-11
8.

Cannibal! The Musical

4.8
7.0/10 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: 1996-08-30
9.

Crash

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.

Starring: James Spader, Deborah Kara Unger, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Rosanna Arquette, Peter MacNeill, Cheryl Swarts, Yolande Julian, Nicky Guadagni, Ronn Sarosiak ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1996-07-17
10.

Tremors 2: Aftershocks

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt Gummer. Add to that team a young punk out for cash and a fearless scientist, and the critters don't stand a chance.

Starring: Fred Ward, Chris Gartin, Helen Shaver, Michael Gross, Marcelo Tubert, Marcos Hernández, José Ramón Rosario, Thomas Rosales Jr. ..
Directed by: S. S. Wilson
Release date: 1996-04-09
11.

Mary Reilly

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

Starring: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon, Glenn Close, Kathy Staff, Michael Sheen, Bronagh Gallagher, Linda Bassett, Ciarán Hinds ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 1996-02-23
12.

Thinner

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

A fat lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate lawyer as he draws closer to his own death, and grows ever thinner.

Starring: Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney, Bethany Joy Lenz, Joe Mantegna, Michael Constantine, Kari Wuhrer, Daniel von Bargen, Stephen King, Ed Wheeler, Walter Bobbie ..
Directed by: Tom Holland
Release date: 1996-10-25
13.

Bordello of Blood

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

Private eye Rafe Guttman is hired by repressed, born-again Katherine to find her missing bad-boy brother. The trail leads him to a whorehouse run by a thousand-year-old vampire and secretly backed by Katherine's boss, televangelist Jimmy Current.

Starring: Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Corey Feldman, Whoopi Goldberg, John Kassir, Chris Sarandon, Aubrey Morris, Phil Fondacaro, William Sadler ..
Directed by: Gilbert Adler
Release date: 1996-08-16
14.

Bad Moon

4.1
5.8/10 IMDB

One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the last hope for his family's survival... and the end to his Werewolf curse.

Starring: Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré, Mason Gamble, Hrothgar Mathews, Ken Pogue, Johanna Marlowe, Julia Montgomery Brown, Gavin Buhr, Primo ..
Directed by: Eric Red
Release date: 1996-11-01
15.

Diabolique

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborate in a carefully planned and executed scheme to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears. The psychological strain starts to weigh on the two women when a retired police investigator begins looking into the man's disappearance on a whim.

Starring: Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates, Spalding Gray, Shirley Knight, Allen Garfield, Adam Hann-Byrd, Donal Logue, Diana Bellamy ..
Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik
Release date: 1996-03-22
16.

Hellraiser: Bloodline

3.8
5.0/10 IMDB

In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions.

Starring: Bruce Ramsay, Valentina Vargas, Charlotte Chatton, Adam Scott, Kim Myers, Mickey Cottrell, Louis Turenne, Courtland Mead, Louis Mustillo, Jody St. Michael ..
Directed by: Kevin Yagher, Joe Chappelle, Alan Smithee
Release date: 1996-03-08
17.

Tromeo & Juliet

3.8
6.0/10 IMDB

A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, Violent, Humorous, and Romantic.

Starring: Jane Jensen, Will Keenan, Valentine Miele, William Beckwith, Debbie Rochon, Earl McKoy, Sean Gunn, Lemmy, Stephen Blackehart, Flip Brown ..
Directed by: Lloyd Kaufman
Release date: 1996-08-30
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight
18.

Goosebumps: The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

There something funny about Jodie and Mark's grandparents' farm, but nobody's laughing, especially when twelve strange new scarecrows scare more than just the crows! Don't Go To Sleep: Matt Amsterdam wishes his family were different - until he wakes up from a nap in the attic to find that things are suddenly very different. Calling All Creeps: Ricky Beamer hopes for revenge when he puts a mean girl's phone number in a personal ad. But when he starts getting scary midnight calls, he's the one getting the creeps!

Starring: Heather Bertram, John E. Campbell, Bob Clout, Louise Nicol, Michael Copeman, Kris Lemche ..
Directed by: Randy Bradshaw
Release date: 1996-11-09
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy II
19.

Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy II

3.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Amy thinks her father has bought her the perfect gift: a new ventriloquist's dummy. However, it soon becomes apparent that there is more to this dummy than meets the eye.

Starring: Maggie Castle, Caterina Scorsone, Shadia Simmons, Ron Stefaniuk, Gina Clayton, Richard Fitzpatrick, Andrew Sardella, Kerry Duff ..
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Release date: 1996-01-12
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Say Cheese and Die
20.

Goosebumps: Say Cheese and Die

3.5
7.3/10 IMDB

Greg and his friends break into an old warehouse, where they find an unusual camera. However, the photographs Greg takes with it seem to predict disaster, and he becomes convinced the camera is cursed.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Karen Robinson, Dan Petronijevic, Scott Speedman, Renessa Blitz, Caley Wilson, Karen Robinson ..
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Release date: 1996-02-09
21.

The Island of Dr. Moreau

3.4
4.5/10 IMDB

A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA—with horrific results.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk, Daniel Rigney, Temuera Morrison, Nelson de la Rosa, Peter Elliott, Mark Dacascos, Ron Perlman ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1996-08-23
22.

The Dentist

3.4
5.3/10 IMDB

Dr. Feinstone has everything, a beautiful wife and a successful career in dentistry; but when he discovers his wife's affair, he realizes that behind every clean, white surface lies the stench of decay.

Starring: Corbin Bernsen, Linda Hoffman, Michael Stadvec, Ken Foree, Tony Noakes, Molly Hagan, Patty Toy, Jan Hoag, Virginya Keehne, Earl Boen ..
Directed by: Brian Yuzna
Release date: 1996-06-07
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Monster Blood
23.

Goosebumps: Monster Blood

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

Evan's visit to his great aunt Katherine's house turns eventful when he finds a jar marked "Monster Blood". He and his new friend, Andy, decide to try it out, but are horrified to find that it is growing.

Starring: Kyle Labine, Sarah Podemski, Corinne Conley, Joy Tanner, Janet Land, Mark Melymick, Mark Benesh ..
Directed by: Timothy Bond
Release date: 1996-11-16
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: The Headless Ghost
24.

Goosebumps: The Headless Ghost

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

Best friends Duane and Stephanie regularly attend the tour of Hill House, a local haunted house, pulling pranks on unsuspecting visitors. However, when they decide to look for the head of a ghost, they get more than they bargained for.

Starring: Dennis O'Connor, Andreanne Benidir, Kenny Vadas, Daniel Goodfellow ..
Directed by: Brian R.R. Hebb
Release date: 1996-09-21
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Ghost Beach
25.

Goosebumps: Ghost Beach

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

While visiting their elderly cousins in a remote coastal town, brother and sister Jerry and Terri are told about an apparently haunted cave by two mysterious teenagers. However, when they explore the cave, the mystery deepens.

Starring: Sheldon Smith, Jessica Hogeveen, Bill Turnbull, Dorothy Gordon, Hardee T. Lineham ..
Directed by: Steve DiMarco
Release date: 1996-10-19
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Stay Out of the Basement
26.

Goosebumps: Stay Out of the Basement

3.4
7.6/10 IMDB

When her mother leaves town to visit a sick relative, Margaret's concern for her father grows. She does not know what he is working on in the basement and cannot figure out why his behavior has changed.

Starring: Beki Lantos, Blake McGrath, Lucy Peacock, Judah Katz, Hrant Alianak ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1996-01-27
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant
27.

Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

While on his way to an orthodontist appointment, comic book enthusiast Skipper spots a building which resembles his favorite villain's headquarters. However, when he and new friend, Libby, venture inside, they have no idea what awaits them.

Starring: Dan Warry-Smith, Melissa Bathory, Maurice Godin, Mag Ruffman, Adam Schofield, Bill Lake ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1996-09-07
28.

Habit

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

It's autumn in New York. Sam has broken up with his girlfriend and his father has recently died. World-weary and sloppy drunk, he finds temporary solace in the arms of Anna, a mysterious vampire who draws him away from his friends and into a web of addiction and madness.

Starring: Larry Fessenden, Meredith Snaider, Aaron Beall, Patricia Coleman, Heather Woodbury, Jesse Hartman, Kelly Reichardt ..
Directed by: Larry Fessenden
Release date: 1996-08-31
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr.
29.

The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr.

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Often called the worst director in the history of cinema, Ed Wood is nevertheless a beloved figure among cult-film aficionados for his oddball productions. This documentary takes a look back at Wood's unique career at the margins of 1950s Hollywood, speaking to those who loved him and hated him. Bela Lugosi Jr. discusses his father's work in the abysmal "Plan 9 From Outer Space," while a Baptist reverend recalls how he was tricked into financing the film.

Starring: Maila Nurmi, Dolores Fuller, Paul Marco, Bela Lugosi, Bela Lugosi Jr., Loretta King, Lyle Talbot, Norma McCarty, Michael McCarthy, Conrad Brooks ..
Directed by: Brett Thompson
Release date: 1996-05-01
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: It Came from Beneath the Kitchen Sink
30.

Goosebumps: It Came from Beneath the Kitchen Sink

3.2
6.5/10 IMDB

When her family moves into a new house, Kat finds a sponge which appears to be alive, but no-one will believe her. After the discovery, the family is besieged by bad luck, and Kat is convinced the sponge is behind it.

Starring: Katharine Isabelle, Tyrone Savage, Amanda Tapping, Howard Hoover ..
Directed by: David Winning
Release date: 1996-02-02
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : The Chicken from Outer Space
31.

The Chicken from Outer Space

3.2
7.7/10 IMDB

An elderly couple's dog must defend them from a malicious space chicken, bent on conquest by infecting them with mutagenic eggs. First this quiet farm in the middle of nowhere, next, the world!

Starring: Howard Hoffman ..
Directed by: John Dilworth, John R. Dilworth
Release date: 1996-02-18
32.

Darkman III: Die Darkman Die

3.0
4.7/10 IMDB

Darkman, needing money to continue his experiments on synthetic skin, steals a crate of cash from drug lord Peter Rooker...

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Arnold Vosloo, Darlanne Fluegel, Roxann Dawson, Alicia Panetta, Nigel Bennett, Ronn Sarosiak, Peter Graham, Shawn Doyle, Vieslav Krystyan ..
Directed by: Bradford May
Release date: 1996-04-14
33.

The Wax Mask

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Paris, 1900: a couple are horribly murdered by a masked man with a metal claw who rips their hearts out. The sole survivor and witness to the massacre is a young girl. Twelve years later in Rome a new wax museum is opened, whose main attractions are lifelike recreations of gruesome murder scenes. A young man bets that he will spend the night in the museum but is found dead the morning after. Soon, people start disappearing from the streets of Rome and the wax museum halls begin filling with new figures...

Starring: Robert Hossein, Romina Mondello, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Gabriella Giorgelli, Umberto Balli, Valery Valmond, Gianni Franco, Massimo Vanni, Aldo Massasso, Goffredo Unger ..
Directed by: Sergio Stivaletti
Release date: 1996-07-03
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Season's Greetings
34.

Season's Greetings

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

This animated twist on Halloween memories involves the traumatic theft of a candy bag on Halloween night.

Directed by: Michael Dougherty
Release date: 1996-12-31
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Go Eat Worms
35.

Goosebumps: Go Eat Worms

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Todd is obsessed with worms. He is planning to do his science project on them, along with playing a prank on his sister. However, it soon becomes apparent that Todd's wriggly friends may be turning against him.

Starring: Noah "40" Shebib, Kristin Fairlie, Caroline Yeager, Andre Ottley-Lorant, Christiane MacKenzie ..
Directed by: Steve DiMarco
Release date: 1996-09-28
36.

Head of the Family

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.

Starring: Blake Adams, Jacqueline Lovell, Alexandra Quinn, Gordon Jennison Noice, J.W. Perra, Vicki Skinner, Robert J. Ferrelli, Bruce Adel, Gary Anello, Bob Schott ..
Directed by: Charles Band
Release date: 1996-11-29
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Trilogy of Terror II
37.

Trilogy of Terror II

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in "He Who Kills" an African doll goes on a murderous rampage.

Starring: Lysette Anthony, Geraint Wyn Davies, Matt Clark, Geoffrey Lewis, Blake Heron, Richard Fitzpatrick, Thomas Mitchell, Gerry Quigley, Dennis O'Connor, John McMahon ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1996-10-30
38.

Killers

2.8
5.4/10 IMDB

Odessa and Kyle James were just your average American boys until the night they went upstairs and killed their parents in cold blood... and smiled.

Starring: Dave Larsen, David Gunn, Damian Hoffer, Nanette Bianchi, Renee Cohen, Ellis Moore, Carol Baker ..
Directed by: Mike Mendez
Release date: 1996-12-31
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Elevated
39.

Elevated

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Ben and Ellen use the elevator in their building when all of a sudden, Hank, the blood covered security man of the building rushes into the elevator, claiming that there is a dangerous alien-like creature in the building.

Starring: David Hewlett, Vickie Papavs, Bruce McFee ..
Directed by: Vincenzo Natali
Release date: 1996-09-19
40.

Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering

2.7
4.2/10 IMDB

Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness claim they are somebody else -- then they begin murdering the grown-ups. After her sister undergoes the same sinister metamorphosis, Grace comes to believe there is some connection to an evil cult figure who may be returning from the grave.

Starring: Naomi Watts, Jamie Renée Smith, Karen Black, Mark Salling, Brent Jennings, Toni Marsh, Lewis Flanagan III, Brandon Kleyla, William Windom, Salle Ellis ..
Directed by: Greg Spence
Release date: 1996-10-08
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : PROBE: The Ghosts of Winterborne
41.

PROBE: The Ghosts of Winterborne

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

When the body of a victim from the Winterborne case goes missing and a black magic grimoire is stolen from a local museum Liz Shaw teams up with the disgraced former headmaster of Winterborne school, Gavin Purcell to fight it.

Starring: Caroline John, Louise Jameson, Peter Davison, Reece Shearsmith, Daniel Matthews ..
Directed by: Bill Baggs
Release date: 1996-10-31
42.

100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company

2.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Clips from Horror Films.

Starring: Roy Ward Baker, Carroll Borland, Veronica Carlson, John Carradine, Michael Carreras, Roger Corman, Robert Cornthwaite, Peter Cushing, Nina Foch, Freddie Francis ..
Directed by: Ted Newsom
Release date: 1996-01-01
43.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 2 - Mask of Sanity

2.6
4.9/10 IMDB

Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.

Starring: Neil Giuntoli, Kate Walsh, Penelope Milford, Mike Houlihan, Rich Komenich, Carri Levinson, Daniel Allar, Miles Stroth, Marlon Newson, Marco Santucci ..
Directed by: Chuck Parello
Release date: 1996-10-10
44.

The Bride of Frank

2.6
5.1/10 IMDB

Disturbed and Hideously ugly 'Warehouse Worker' Frank dates then murders women who are not nice to him, he then mutilates and disposes of their corpses, helped out by his friends.

Starring: Vivi Vixen, Steve Ballot, Tamsin Atkinson, Alley Ninestein ..
Directed by: Steve Ballot
Release date: 1996-01-01
45.

Leprechaun 4: In Space

2.6
3.5/10 IMDB

On a planet in a distant galaxy, a power hungry Leprechaun, holds a beautiful alien princess hostage in order to marry her for her royal title. With her title and his beloved gold, he'll be able to rule the universe. While making his maniacal plans, what he doesn't count on is an invading platoon of marines from Earth, to save the princess and foil his plans. An accomplished trickster, the Leprechaun stows himself away on the orbiting spaceship and wreaks havoc on the crew in an attempt to recapture his bride.

Starring: Warwick Davis, Brent Jasmer, Jessica Collins, Rebecca Carlton, Gary Grossman, Debbe Dunning, Rick Peters, Geoff Meed, Tim Colceri, Mike Cannizzo ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1996-12-25
46.

Uncle Sam

2.5
4.5/10 IMDB

The corpse of a patriotic veteran comes back to life on July 4th and goes on a killing spree in his hometown, targeting anyone who offends his ultra-patriotic views.

Starring: William Smith, David "Shark" Fralick, Christopher Ogden, Leslie Neale, Bo Hopkins, Matthew Flint, Anne Tremko, Isaac Hayes, Timothy Bottoms, Tim Grimm ..
Directed by: William Lustig
Release date: 1996-11-13
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Zombie Toxin
47.

Zombie Toxin

2.5
4.6/10 IMDB

A dead horse infects two men with a disease that turns them in to overacting, poorly made up zombies. As they carry on defecating and vomiting on each other they contaminate a field of yeast, giving two Nazi-wannabes the idea of buying the infected field, selling the yeast in home wine-brewing kits and destroying the rest of humanity by spreading the infection.

Starring: Thomas J. Moose, Adrian Ottiwell, Lee Simpson, Robert Taylor, Robert Taylor ..
Directed by: Thomas J. Moose
Release date: 1996-01-01
48.

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

2.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A group of unsuspecting teens are menaced by assorted creatures from Philippine mythology. The screen eventually becomes a virtual peep-through Jurassic Park of horrifying creatures from the netherworld.

Starring: Angelu de Leon, Bobby Andrews, Rica Peralejo, Onemig Bondoc, Red Sternberg, Michael Flores, Lee Robin Salazar, Raven Villanueva, Berting Labra, Idelle Martinez ..
Directed by: Mark A. Reyes
Release date: 1996-05-21
49.

Rattled

2.4
4.3/10 IMDB

A horde of rattlesnakes inexplicably descends into Eden Valley, terrorizing an isolated family and forcing them to fight for their lives.

Starring: William Katt, Shanna Reed, Michael Galeota, Monica Lacy, Ian Abercrombie, Richard Minchenberg, Ed Lauter, Clint Howard, Zack Eginton, Bibi Besch ..
Directed by: Tony Randel
Release date: 1996-02-14
Best Horror Movies of 1996 : Terminal
50.

Terminal

2.4
4.6/10 IMDB

A hospital in need of funds announces a cure for a form of brain cancer, having saved several wealthy men's lives. When a young girl with the cancer dies, one doctor notices that she and all the cured men had been treated with exactly the same medicine. Investigating further, she uncovers a plot by the administration to locate wealthy men already suffering from a serious condition, and give them the cancer, which can then be treated successfully.

Starring: Doug Savant, Nia Peeples, Michael Ironside, Roy Thinnes, Jenny O'Hara, Khandi Alexander, Gregg Henry, Richard Riehle, Jamie Rose ..
Directed by: Larry Elikann
Release date: 1996-02-12

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