The action scenes are a mess and the supporting cast is too kooky for their own good, but when .A single mom invites her estranged brother back home, but he’s not just distant, he’s cursed, and only the family dog knows that good ol’ Uncle Ted (played particularly well by Michael Paré) is turning into a monster every night.Nobody wants to become a better person in sequel to truly revel in the perverse psychosexual imagery that H. Giger originally envisioned for the series way back in 1979.Ripley, played by a strong and sensual Sigourney Weaver, has been cloned in the future but her DNA has been mingled with the alien xenomorphs she died trying to exterminate in the first place.Taylor Hackford’s film is a bit longer than it needs to be, and it probably takes itself a little too seriously, but just keep your eyes on Pacino. , which isn’t the best supernatural film noir of the 1990s – you can venture all the way down to #46 on this list to see which film earns that honor – but is an engrossing mystery. Scientists have been genetically engineering super smart sharks in their ongoing effort to cure Alzheimer’s Disease, and for some reason this requires them to be in a submerged in a highly unstable floating laboratory.Harry D’Amour, played by Scott Bakula, investigates the unusual death of a stage magician who may have been using real magic, unraveling the secret world of Los Angeles illusionists and uncovering a malevolent cult in the process. You can probably guess what happens next, but the rest of Renny Harlin’s is full of pleasant surprises, including unusually smart characters and unexpected twists. Jackson’s iconic speech, and it really is the highlight, but the rest of the movie is pretty danged fun too.Everybody likes horror movies, but not everybody has the time to really delve into them and explore the genre.
He tricks them into helping him hunt a rare and gigantic anaconda, a quest which eventually gets practically everybody killed. This clever supernatural thriller, directed by makeup effects maestro Robert Kurtzman, stars Andrew Divoff as an ageless djinn who has unlimited power, but he can’t use it unless somebody else makes a wish.
Boasting an eccentric sense of humor and weird early performances by Matthew Mc Conaughey and Philip Seymour Hoffman, was marketed like it was going to be the next great slasher franchise, but nobody saw the danged thing.
That’s a pity, because they probably would have liked it just fine.
A couple of the most popular ones didn’t even make this list, and we’ve already produced an entire downloadable commentary track, available free of charge, that explains why then at least entertaining (or at least extremely interesting) – horror movies from throughout the decade.
These films reveal just how diverse and fascinating the genre really was in the 1990s.