10 Best 90′s Horror Movies

Sunday, February 27 by Shawna Williams

These ten best 90's horror movies have withstood the test of time. Good horror movies will always be appreciated, no matter how long it's been since they've been released.

  1. "Tremors." Released in 1990, "Tremors" is about a small town that is being terrorized by at unknown horror. Townspeople are being picked off one by one, and once the remaining people finally realize something's wrong, it may be too late.
  2. "Arachnophobia." Also released in 1990, "Arachnophobia" plays on the common fear of spiders. When a rare spider from South America breeds with a common domestic house spider, the results are a terrifying infestation that is destroying an entire town.
  3. "I Know What You Did Last Summer." Released in 1997, "I Know What You Did Last Summer" is about four teenagers who try to cover up a hit and run. The next year, they are terrorized, beginning with a strange note that reads,"I know what you did last summer."
  4. "It." Released in 1990, "It" is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. A group of kids defeats an evil shaper shifting demon, who takes the form of a clown. Thirty years later, they need to return to their hometown to face the demon, and their biggest fears, again. This movie is also well known for giving people their irrational fear of clowns.
  5. "Blair Witch Project." Released in 1999, "Blair Witch Project" was an instant hit when it was released. A group of film students embark to film a local urban legend, and never return. A year later, their footage is discovered and made into a movie.
  6. "Candyman." Released in 1992, "Candyman" is about a student, who is writing her thesis about legends and myths. When she comes across a legend of a one armed killer who appears when you say his name five times in front of a mirror, she's skeptical. Until a series of murders begins, that is.
  7. "Scream." Released in 1996, "Scream" is one of the best known horror movies from the 90's. Local teenagers are being killed off, one by one. Everyone is a suspect, and the "rules" of horror movies come into question.
  8. "Silence of the Lambs." Released in 1991, "Silence of the Lambs" focuses on a young FBI agent who needs to get close to a manipulative psychopath in order to track down another serial killer.
  9. "Ringu." Released in 1998, "Ringu" is the Japanese movie that inspired "The Ring." A woman begins investigating her niece's suspicious death, and comes across and unlabeled videotape that appears to be cursed. After her son views the tape, her search for answers becomes even more important.
  10. "Leprechaun." Released in 1993, "Leprechaun" is about a man who returns to the US, after stealing a leprechaun's pot of gold. The leprechaun follows him, and gets locked in the man's basement. Ten years later, the leprechaun gets released, and goes on a killing spree while he looks for his gold.