Tragic ends and ghosts all around you, this surely was the year 1999, where audience was tempted to watch horror movies. Nicely costumed ghosts and well plotted story and screenplay made the horror flicks more vivid and serene to look at.
Cast a look at my handpicked list of top 10 horror movies of the year 1999. All the movies in the list are ranked based on the user reviews that we gathered from different websites.
- Director – David Cronenberg
- Star Cast – Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe
Testing a new virtual game takes an ugly turn for Allegra Geller, a leading game designer, as she is charged by an insane assassin having a weird organic gun pointed towards her. As she runs for her life, a new problem rises for her and her marketing trainee Ted Pikul, when the lone copy of the game is damaged. Now, it is the responsibility of the trainee and game designer to take the game port on them and verify if it is ok or not?
- Director – Stephen Sommers
- Star Cast – Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Amold Vosloo
An American archeologist could never have imagined in its wildest dreams that a standard digging at the ancient city of Hamunaptra would lead to awakening of a mummy, after unleashing a curse that had been in existence for quite long time. Will they be able to put mummy back to where it came from?
House on the Haunted Hill
- Director – Geoffrey Wright
- Star Cast – Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, Michael Biehn
A group of people choose to spend a night at a haunted house to make quick $ 1,000,000. But, what extends to them is a night full of blood, terror and tragedy. As the house seals and shut by itself, they soon realize that this is not something they had expected.
- Director – Julie Taymor
- Star Cast – Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D’Ambrosi
This is a film based on “Titus Andronicus”, a play by Shakespeare, where a king Titus comes back after winning a war victoriously. But, the joy doesn’t stay for long as perpetrators come back for their revenge, a revenge full of terror and horror for himself and his family.
- Director – Tim Burton
- Star Cast – Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon
Curious to know the reality about the said legacy of a headless jockey in a small town of sleepy hollow, Constable Ichabod Crane heads out to discover the long lost secrets of the town. As he goes deep into his journey, dark and deep secrets are revealed. Is he involved in these secrets too?
Stir Of Echoes
- Director – David Koepp
- Star Cast – Kevin Bacon, Zahary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas
A normal man, Tom begins to see terrorizing images and visions of a girl’s ghost after he is hypnotized by his sister-in-law. As the power of his hypnosis grows deeper, he realizes that the ghost of that girl has a tragic end. They begin a journey to find her body to make sure her soul puts up in rest. Will Tom and his wife be able to find her or they will be pushed to more intense and terrorizing dangers ahead?
- Director – Antonia Bird
- Star Cast – Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies
It is the best day in the life of Captain John Boyd, who joins in at Fort Spencer after his promotion. A man Colquhoun, a frostbite survivor turns up and tells him a strange story that rests in the fort. A story full of cannibals and horror drenched past. But is this story worth believing?
- Director – Takashi Mike
- Star Cast – Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura
Inspired by his teenage son to remarry, a widower’s friend arranges a fake audition for casting an actress for a movie, where he is able to find a girl for his friend. As the widower decides upon a girl after looking at her portfolio, she is not what she looks like. They slowly discover the mystery behind her.
The Blair Witch Project
- Director – Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez
- Star Cast – Heather Donahue, Michael C. Willams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin
Expecting it to be a trip full of excitement and thrill, a group of teenagers go to Maryland forest to make a documentary on Blair witch project, tragedy struck them as all of them get disappeared into thin air. Clueless about how the incident happened, the authorities find raw footage of their recordings. They discover that this is not a plain incident of disappearance but something more gruesome and grave!
The Sixth Sense
- Director – M. Night Shyamalan
- Star Cast – Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Willams
This is an unusual story about a child psychologist Malcom Crowe and a young boy Cole who sees ghosts and dead people all around him. Crowe assigns the task upon himself to treat this unusual case. Will he be able to treat this boy of his supernatural vision problem or will he get dodged by the dead?