The 24 Best Horror Movies of 1993

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1). Cronos (1993)

Score: 7.37/10 IMDB: 6.7/10 Trailer Review
In 1536, in Veracruz, Mexico, during the Inquisition, an alchemist builds a mysterious and sophisticated device named Cronos to provide…
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro, Federico Luppi, Napo, Tzinia Salgado

2). Body Bags (1993)

Score: 6.7/10 IMDB: 6.1/10 Trailer
Three short stories in the horror genre: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone…
Directors: John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Larry Sulkis
Stars: Greg Nicotero, David Warner, George 'Buck' Flower, Peter Jason, Wes Craven

3). Body Snatchers (1993)

Score: 5.98/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer Review
Family moves to military base for the summer, but the soldiers are behaving even more strangely than usual. Is it…
Director: Abel Ferrara
Stars: R. Lee Ermey, Forest Whitaker, Meg Tilly, Christine Elise, Phil Neilson

4). The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)

Score: 5.87/10 IMDB: 5.8/10 Trailer Review
Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and ate many of them before…
Director: David R. Bowen
Stars: John Collins, Carl Crew, Jill Cox, Hilda Boulware, Suzie Campbell

5). Trauma (1993)

Score: 5.85/10 IMDB: 6.0/10 Trailer
An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is…
Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Brad Dourif, Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, James Russo, Fiore Argento

6). The Dark Half (1993)

Score: 5.81/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer Review
When Thad Beaumont was a child, he had an operation to remove a tumour from his brain. during the operation,…
Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Michael Rooker, Robert Joy, David Early, Rutanya Alda, Bruce Kirkpatrick

7). Full Eclipse (1993)

Score: 5.74/10 IMDB: 5.6/10 Trailer Review
The LA police department have a special team of officers with a talent for reducing big-time crime. The team leader…
Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Dean Norris, Bruce Payne, Vincent Hammond, Willie C. Carpenter, Robert Hammond

8). Hocus Pocus (1993)

Score: 5.64/10 IMDB: 6.8/10 Trailer Review
300 years have passed since the Sanderson sisters were executed for practicing dark witchcraft. Returning to life thanks to a…
Director: Kenny Ortega
Stars: Doug Jones, Norbert Weisser, Kathleen Freeman, Tobias Jelinek, Michael McGrady

9). Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993)

Score: 5.52/10 IMDB: 5.8/10 Trailer Review
H.P. Lovecraft, the well-known horror writer, is looking in the late thirties after the book 'Necronomicon'. He finds it guarded…
Directors: Brian Yuzna, Christophe Gans, Shûsuke Kaneko …
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, David Warner, Bruce Payne, Vincent Hammond, Richard Lynch

10). The Vanishing (1993)

Score: 5.45/10 IMDB: 6.3/10 Trailer
Barney teaches chemisty, and is planning to abduct a woman. Despite methodical planning and countless trial runs he always manages…
Director: George Sluizer
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Jeff Bridges, Aeryk Egan, Susan Barnes, Nancy Travis

11). Return of the Living Dead III (1993)

Score: 5.45/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer Review
Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son…
Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Brian Peck, Anthony Hickox, Michael Deak, Sarah Douglas, Gerry Lively

12). When a Stranger Calls Back (1993)

Score: 5.34/10 IMDB: 6.3/10 Trailer
Julia is babysitting two young kids while a doctor and his wife are out. During the evening, a stranger knocks…
Director: Fred Walton
Stars: Jerry Wasserman, Duncan Fraser, Gary Jones, Kevin McNulty, Terence Kelly

13). To Sleep with a Vampire (1993)

Score: 5.29/10 IMDB: 5.5/10 Trailer
Scott Valentine is a vampire who is torn between his need to feed and his desire to learn about the…
Director: Adam Friedman
Stars: Charlie Spradling, Scott Valentine, Richard Zobel, Cole S. McKay, Kristine Rose

14). Warlock: The Armageddon (1993)

Score: 5.26/10 IMDB: 5.4/10 Trailer Review
Every six hundred years, a great evil has the opportunity to escape and unleash Armageddon. A group of five stones…
Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Frank Welker, George 'Buck' Flower, Zach Galligan, Julian Sands, Anthony Hickox

15). Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993)

Score: 5.25/10 IMDB: 6.1/10 Trailer
Continuing after the first "Subspecies", a woman who has just become a vampire tries to escape the evil vampire, Radu,…
Director: Ted Nicolaou
Stars: Kevin Spirtas, Pamela Gordon, Anders Hove, Ion Haiduc, Tudorel Filimon

16). Skinner (1993)

Score: 4.94/10 IMDB: 4.9/10 Trailer
A decent-looking lad called Dennis Skinner rents an apartment in a couple's house, Kerry and Geoff. At night he roams…
Director: Ivan Nagy
Stars: Ted Raimi, Traci Lords, Time Winters, Richard Schiff, Sara Lee Froton

17). Ticks (1993)

Score: 4.93/10 IMDB: 5.4/10 Trailer
Problem teens in Los Angeles join an inner-city wilderness project in and attempt to get back in touch with life's…
Director: Tony Randel
Stars: Rance Howard, Seth Green, Clint Howard, Ami Dolenz, Rosalind Allen

18). Puppet Master 4 (1993)

Score: 4.89/10 IMDB: 5.3/10 Trailer
A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to…
Director: Jeff Burr
Stars: Michael Shamus Wiles, Jake McKinnon, Gordon Currie, Chandra West, Ash Adams

19). The Dark (1993)

Score: 4.83/10 IMDB: 4.7/10 Trailer
Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal.…
Director: Craig Pryce
Stars: Stephen McHattie, Neve Campbell, Brion James, Scott Wickware, Desmond Campbell

20). Psycho Cop Returns (1993)

Score: 4.83/10 IMDB: 4.7/10 Trailer
A group of office workers decide to have a party in the office building. Among other things, they want to…
Director: Adam Rifkin
Stars: John Paxton, Julie Strain, Robert R. Shafer, Justin Carroll, Maureen Flaherty

21). Body Melt (1993)

Score: 4.8/10 IMDB: 5.1/10 Trailer
Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes…
Director: Philip Brophy
Stars: Robert Simper, Tiffany Lamb, Gerard Kennedy, Bill Young, Vincent Gil

22). Man's Best Friend (1993)

Score: 4.8/10 IMDB: 5.1/10 Trailer
A genetically mutated dog is stolen from the lab of mad scientist Dr. Jarret by news reporter/animal rights advocate Lori…
Director: John Lafia
Stars: Lance Henriksen, Frank Welker, Thomas Rosales Jr., Robert Shaye, Fredric Lehne

23). Witchboard 2 (1993)

Score: 4.75/10 IMDB: 5.0/10 Trailer
A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her…
Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: John Gatins, Julie Michaels, Todd Allen, Kenny Rhodes, Ami Dolenz

24). Maniac Cop 3: label of Silence (1993)

Score: 4.71/10 IMDB: 4.9/10 Trailer
A female cop is gunned down and wrongly accused of using excessive force in a hostage rescue attempt. Maniac cop…
Director: William Lustig
Stars: Ted Raimi, Jackie Earle Haley, Jophery C. Brown, Denney Pierce, Robert Forster

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Best Horror Movies of 1993

Looking for the best 1993 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 1993 are "Cronos (1993), Body Bags (1993), Body Snatchers (1993), The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993), and Trauma (1993)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 1993 is Cronos (1993) scoring 7.37/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 23,640 votes for this movie. Starring in Cronos (1993) is Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro, Federico Luppi, Napo, and Tzinia Salgado. Director Guillermo del Toro did a phenomenal job treating us with this 1993 best horror film which was remarkable.Cronos (1993) is in Horror movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 1993 The next best 1993 horror movie is Body Bags (1993) with a score of 6.7/10 stars. Greg Nicotero, David Warner, George 'Buck' Flower, Peter Jason, and Wes Craven star in "Body Bags (1993)". Body Bags (1993) is directed by John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, and Larry Sulkis and has over 6,510 IMDB votes. You can find Body Bags (1993) in Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, and Comedy movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 1993, and we hope you enjoy the 38 movies on our list of good 1993 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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