Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Psychological Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing psychological horror films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Movie Styles

Here is a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the average of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality. Select a style to narrow your search. Additionally, you can include or exclude anthology films.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

Note: styles are specific film subdivisions. Some movies belong to multiple styles. Styles can be subdivisions of subgenres or subgenre hybrids. They can also originate from a film era, a cinematic style, a cult audience or a particular market.

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1996
High schoolers recognize horror movie patterns in the recent deaths of other students.
1998
Six students find out their teachers are from another planet.
1960
A woman steals a large sum of money and hides in a motel owned by a strange man.
1983
A murderer released from a psychiatric institution questions his sanity.
2004
Chained to pipes in a disused bathroom, two men are given a puzzle to which they must provide answers.
1939
A girl is transported by a tornado to a world dominated by witches and inhabited by magical creatures.
1996
Two criminals take a family hostage in order to cross the Mexican border and take refuge in a bar for the night.
2001
The mother of two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her house is haunted.
1999
A boy who communicates with ghosts seeks the help of a child psychologist.
1995
Two detectives hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
1999
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest creation in order to repair it.
2004
A serial killer is stalking and murdering the employees and guests of a paradise island.
2009
An astronaut learns he is not alone on the moon, three years after he started a harvesting mission.
2018
A quadriplegic technophobe receives an implant that grants him the strength to avenge his girlfriend's death.
2019
A man with psychic powers must protect a child with similar abilities from a cult of wizards.
1997
A teenager whose friends were murdered by obsessed horror movie fans suspects she is now being stalked by a copycat.
2011
While visiting her hometown during a book tour, the surviving victim of a series of massacres suspects she is the target of a new copycat killer.
2013
A man imprisoned for twenty years then set free seeks answers and revenge.
1985
Six guests are invited to a mansion and must cooperate with the staff to solve a streak of murders.
2000
A copycat killer decimates the cast and crew of a popular horror movie based on actual events.
1997
A lawyer is offered a job at a high-end law firm owned by a playboy.
2000
A wealthy investment banking executive grows increasingly insane.
2001
Four teenagers uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground bomb shelter.
2003
On Christmas Eve, on their way to a celebration, a family tries a shortcut and soon regrets it.
2000
A man learns he is particularly resilient after a devastating accident.
2003
Stranded at a desolate motel during a rain-storm, a group of strangers start dying one by one.
2019
After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo led by a mysterious sensei.
1999
A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy.
2002
Two men seek to avenge a brutally raped girlfriend.
1999
A constable is sent to a small town to investigate the decapitations of three people by a headless horseman.

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