Best Horror Movies of 1999

1.

Sleepy Hollow

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ian McDiarmid, Christina Ricci, Casper Van Dien, Michael Gough, Christopher Walken, Lisa Marie, Steven Waddington, Christopher Lee, Miranda Richardson ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1999-11-18
2.

eXistenZ

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Don McKellar, Oscar Hsu, Callum Keith Rennie, Christopher Eccleston, Sarah Polley, Robert A. Silverman ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1999-04-14
3.

The Ninth Gate

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner, Barbara Jefford, Jack Taylor, José López Rodero, James Russo, Willy Holt, Allen Garfield ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1999-08-25
4.

Stir of Echoes

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Dunn, Conor O'Farrell, Lusia Strus, Zachary David Cope, Stephen Eugene Walker, Mary Kay Cook, Larry Neumann Jr. ..
Directed by: David Koepp
Release date: 1999-09-10
5.

Ravenous

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale of a wagon train murdered by its supposed guide -- a vicious U.S. Army colonel gone rogue. Fearing the worst, the regiment heads out into the wilderness to verify the gruesome claims.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies, Neal McDonough, Stephen Spinella, Joseph Runningfox, Bill Brochtrup, Sheila Tousey, Jeffrey Jones ..
Directed by: Antonia Bird
Release date: 1999-03-16
6.

Deep Blue Sea

4.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Researchers on the undersea lab Aquatica have genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a cure for Alzheimer's disease. But there's an unexpected side effect: the sharks got smarter, faster, and more dangerous. After a big storm damages their remote research facility, they must fight for their lives.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Samuel L. Jackson, Stellan Skarsgård, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aida Turturro, Cristos, Daniel Rey ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1999-07-28
7.

Stigmata

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking cardinal requests that the Rev. Andrew Kiernan investigate her case. Soon Kiernan realizes that very sinister forces are at work, and tries to rescue Frankie from the entity that is plaguing her.

Starring: Patricia Arquette, Gabriel Byrne, Jonathan Pryce, Nia Long, Thomas Kopache, Rade Šerbedžija, Enrico Colantoni, Dick Latessa, Portia de Rossi, Patrick Muldoon ..
Directed by: Rupert Wainwright
Release date: 1999-09-10
8.

Idle Hands

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a kernel of truth after all.

Starring: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Jessica Alba, Vivica A. Fox, Christopher Hart, Jack Noseworthy, Katie Wright, Sean Whalen, Nicholas Sadler, Elden Henson ..
Directed by: Rodman Flender
Release date: 1999-04-30
9.

End of Days

4.4
5.8/10 IMDB

On 28 December 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride—a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. The world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist named Jericho Cane.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney, CCH Pounder, Rod Steiger, Derrick O'Connor, Miriam Margolyes, Udo Kier, Mark Margolis ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1999-11-24
10.

Storm of the Century

4.4
7.4/10 IMDB

A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy strikes when one of the town's residents is brutally murdered.

Release date: 1999-02-14

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