The 8 Best Horror Movies of 1996

In our list of the best horror movies in 1996 we have From Dusk Till Dawn, The Frighteners, The Craft, The Ghost and the Darkness & Bad Moon. The top movie is From Dusk Till Dawn scoring 8/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 7.2/10 stars from 58 users. Starring in this 1996 movie is Danny Trejo, Tom Savini, Greg Nicotero, Jake McKinnon, Michael Parks. The second best 1996 horror movie is The Frighteners scoring 7/10 stars in our movie review and has an average user score of 6.7/10 stars from 9 users. These are the best horror films of 1996 and we hope you enjoy the 14 movies in our list of 1996 horror movies.

List of 1996 Horror Films

  • From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

    From Dusk Till Dawn 1996
    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.3/10

    Danny Trejo, Tom Savini, Greg Nicotero, Jake McKinnon, Michael Parks - From Dusk Till Dawn deserves to be in the best vampire movies list because the second half of the horror film throws you into a mess of ancient vampires and the survivors must last through the night.…

  • The Frighteners (1996)

    The Frighteners 1996
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

    Dee Wallace, Peter Jackson, Jeffrey Combs, Troy Evans, Billy Jackson - Peter Jackson is one of my favorite directors, and The Frighteners (1996) is not a fantastic movie, but none-the-less a must see. Michael J. Fox plays Frank Bannister who is a "psychic investigator".…

  • The Craft (1996)

    The Craft 1996
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10

    John Kapelos, Neve Campbell, William Newman, Esther Scott, Endre Hules - The Craft (1996) is an American drama supernatural horror film that had an estimated budget of $15 million and grossed over $55 million at the box office. Director Andrew Fleming (Dick (1999), Nancy Drew…

  • The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

    The Ghost and the Darkness 1996
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10

    Bernard Hill, Val Kilmer, Emily Mortimer, Tom Wilkinson, Om Puri - The Ghost and the Darkness (1996) is a 1h 50-minute American historical adventure horror movie that was filmed in Tsavo National Park, Kenya; Songimvelo Game Reserve, Mpumalanga, South Africa and other…

  • Bad Moon (1996)

    Bad Moon 1996
    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 5.6/10

    Michael Paré, Gavin Buhr, Mariel Hemingway, Mason Gamble, Ken Pogue - Bad Moon starts up after a vicious werewolf attack that kills Teds' girlfriend and scars him forever. Ted, the new werewolf in town, decides to go to his sisters house to chill out. Hell is raised…

  • Scream (1996)

    Scream 1996
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10

    Matthew Lillard, Drew Barrymore, Wes Craven, Liev Schreiber, Roger Jackson - "Scream" has one element that is repeated over and over: jokey false scare followed by bloody murder. I didn't find the in-jokes funny, nor did the murders amuse me in that so-twisted-it's…

  • Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996)

    Tremors 2: Aftershocks 1996
    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 5.9/10

    Thomas Rosales Jr., Michael Gross, Chris Gartin, Helen Shaver, Marcelo Tubert - Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996) is an American action comedy horror movie that is a sequel to Tremors (1990). Director and co-writer S.S. Wilson (Tremors (1990), Wild Wild West (1999), Heart and Souls…

  • The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

    The Island of Dr. Moreau 1996
    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 4.4/10

    Frank Welker, Ron Perlman, William Hootkins, David Thewlis, Richard Stanley - The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) is an American science fiction, thriller horror movie that is the third major movie adaptation of the novel, The Island of Doctor Moreau by the author, H. G. Wells. Director John…