HORROR MOVIES OF 1990by astrowolf81 | created - 10 Feb 2017 | updated - 10 Feb 2017 | Public
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1. Predator 2 (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.
Votes: 139,531 | Gross: $30.67M
capable sequel with a great sans arnie cast. bill paxton danny glover gary busey
2. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.
Votes: 94,113 | Gross: $26.12M
fantastic paranoid thriller with tim robbins
3. Tremors (1990)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror
Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.
Votes: 112,943 | Gross: $16.67M
classic fun monster movie with kevin bacon and fred ward
4. Flatliners (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.
Votes: 77,025 | Gross: $61.49M
big cast reanimation brat pack flick sutherland, bacon roberts
5. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York City media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.
Votes: 88,250 | Gross: $41.48M
fantastically surreal sequel
6. Night of the Living Dead (1990)
R | 92 min | Horror
The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims.
Votes: 37,069 | Gross: $5.84M
decent remake although nothing new tony todd tom towles bill mosely
7. Child's Play 2 (1990)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Votes: 42,493 | Gross: $28.50M
childs play franchise is not any good
8. The Exorcist III (1990)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Votes: 23,447 | Gross: $26.10M
great underated flick with some terrifying scenes
9. Nightbreed (1990)
R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of friendly monsters are hiding from humanity. Meanwhile, a sadistic serial killer is looking for a patsy.
Votes: 18,421 | Gross: $8.86M
great clive barker monster movie, see the extended cut
10. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The ultimate weapon, which was meant to be safe for humankind, produces global side-effects, including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,421 | Gross: $0.33M
really fun modern day retelling john hurt brigette fonda
11. Arachnophobia (1990)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
Votes: 60,436 | Gross: $53.21M
icky family spider horror
12. Graveyard Shift (1990)
R | 89 min | Horror
In a very old textile mill with a serious rat infestation, the workers discover a horrifying secret deep in the basement.
Votes: 9,272 | Gross: $11.58M
we enter an era of useless stephen king movies
13. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A young boy tells three stories of horror to distract a witch who plans to eat him.
Votes: 14,307 | Gross: $16.32M
variable adaptation with debbie harry christian slater steve buscemi and julliane moore
14. Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.
Votes: 13,178 | Gross: $5.77M
3rd volume still fun with viggo mortensen
15. The Reflecting Skin (1990)
R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
In the 1950's, a young boy living with his troublesome family in rural USA fantasizes that a neighboring widow is actually a vampire, responsible for a number of disappearances in the area.
weird great dreamlike movie from phillip ridley
16. Frankenhooker (1990)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes.
Votes: 8,303 | Gross: $0.21M
henelotter returns in hilarious form
17. Repossessed (1990)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Parody of The Exorcist (1973), with Linda Blair once again possessed by Satan, and Leslie Nielsen as the exorcist.
Votes: 7,757 | Gross: $1.38M
18. The Guardian (1990)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young couple with a newborn baby don't realize that the nanny they hired is a magical nymph who sacrifices infants to an evil tree.
Votes: 4,749 | Gross: $17.04M
is this the tree one? crap
19. Brain Dead (1990)
R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In a showdown of man versus machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation.
Votes: 3,528 | Gross: $1.63M
bill paxtons and pullman in brain thing
20. Two Evil Eyes (1990)
R | 120 min | Horror
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. A greedy wife kills her husband, but not completely. A sleazy reporter adopts a strange black cat.
Votes: 5,785 | Gross: $0.35M
romero and argento team up well past thier best
21. The First Power (1990)
R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A dedicated L.A. police detective and a female psychic must stop a demonic serial killer who was given the powers of resurrection, teleportation and possession.
Votes: 3,424 | Gross: $22.42M
another undead seial killer flick boring stuff
22. Basket Case 2 (1990)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
Duane and his basket-bound mutant brother are taken in by a secret home for wayward freaks with journalists hot on their tail.
on a roll hehenlotter crafts fun sequel
23. Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Action
A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.
lost bruce campbell but still fun
24. A Cat in the Brain (1990)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
A horror film director is stalked by a mad psychiatrist/serial killer bent on killing people to model the killings after the director's gory death scenes from his movies.
late fulci and not much good
25. The Ambulance (1990)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A comic-book artist meets a woman on the NY streets, but after a quick flirtation, she suddenly collapses, and is picked-up by an old ambulance. He checks all the hospitals in the area, but the woman seems to have disappeared.
killer ambulance or something
26. Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Horror
Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.
god u have to be in a pretty dark place to enjoy this Buttergeit grime
27. Def by Temptation (1990)
R | 95 min | Horror
An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York City, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop who specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
Votes: 1,183 | Gross: $2.22M
28. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
interesting idea but tobe hooper had lost it way before this
29. Grim Prairie Tales (1990)
R | 86 min | Horror, Western
A cynical bounty hunter and a clerk traveling through the prairie rest by the campfire telling four stories of terror to each other.
cowboys tell stories anthology brad dourif and thats yer lot
30. Luther the Geek (1989)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
As a young child Luther The Geek or "The Freak" witnesses a band of men goading a geek (a man who bites off chicken's heads and drinks the blood) into performing. In the ensuing hullabaloo,... See full summary »
carny freak with metal teeth
31. Skinned Alive (1990)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
This is the tale of a crazed family of weirdos led by Crawldaddy who like to kill people and remove their skin.
this is the 539th best known film of this year
32. Class of 1999 (1990)
R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a good job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some students get suspicious.
Votes: 6,276 | Gross: $2.46M
robot teachers and that