By Justin Justus

Best 90s Horror Movies: Our Top 10 Flicks for Scary Nostalgia

As we celebrate these gory yet iconic moments that will forever be etched in our memories, here is a list of what we consider the best 90s horror movies of all time:

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs is often cited as one of the most fascinating thriller movies in cinematic history. It also remains one of only three films in Oscar history to win Academy Awards in all the five nominated categories.


Misery (1990)

Misery is a psychological thriller based on Stephen King’s 1987 novel of the same name. The film is about a psychotic fan who holds an author captive and forces him to bring his most famous character back to life.


The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Sixth Sense is a supernatural thriller written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film is renowned for its surprise ending.


IT (1990)

The film features Tim Curry as the voice of Pennywise the Dancing Clown. An evil being disguises itself as a harmless circus clown to lure young children into the sewer.


Candyman (1992)

Candyman is a vengeful spirit with a hook for a hand. According to the legend, you can summon him by saying his name five times while facing a mirror.


Scream (1996)

The movie combines the violence of a horror film with the humor of a teen comedy in an attempt to satirize the horror movie genre. It is renowned for its opening plot twist that sets the tone for the rest of the movie.


From Dusk till Dawn (1996)

From Dusk Till Dawn is a horror movie about a pair of American criminal brothers who depart from a bank robbery and end up in a bar named ‘Titty Twister’. Little do the patrons know that the bar is also frequented by vampires.


Ringu/The Ring (1998/2002)

The Ring is considered one of the scariest horror films in Hollywood history. In fact, it is #20 on Bravo’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments.