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Modern Horror Box Office Since 1990: 10 Films That Made Most Money

By    |   Wednesday, 02 Dec 2015 01:46 PM

The modern horror movie is as much a tale of the mind as of the supernatural — and sometimes the monsters are people. That’s been the draw of monster movies made since 1990, and drawing from information on Box Office Mojo and the Internet Movie Database, here are the 10 movies that scared up the most money:

1.
"The Sixth Sense" (1999) $293.5 million

A young boy talks to spirits who don’t know they’re dead, and a psychologist seeks redemption trying to help him.

2. "What Lies Beneath" (2000) $155.5 million

Is she losing her mind? Or is her lakeside cabin haunted by the ghost of a neighbor who disappeared?

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3. "The Blair Witch Project" (1999) $140.5 million

A video camera found in the woods contains a frightening tale of a group of young people who don’t know what’s happening to them.

4. "The Ring" (2002) $129.1 million

People who watch a mysterious videotape are dead within a week.

5. "Shutter Island" (2010) $128 million

Dangerous patients escape from a mental hospital on a secluded island, and the federal marshal investigating soon doubts he can trust anyone.

6. "Van Helsing" (2004) $120.2 million

This monster movie has everything: Count Dracula using Dr. Frankenstein’s research with a werewolf helping him, and master monster hunter Van Helsing goes to Transylvania to stop him.

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7.
"The Village" (2004) $114.2 million

There’s a long-standing deal between the people of the village and the creatures of the forest – but is it about to end, terrifyingly?

8. "The Grudge" (2004) $110.4 million

An ancient curse sends its victims into powerful rages before they die – and the curse spreads to its next victim.

9. "Paranormal Activity" (2007) $107.9 million

There’s something in their new house, and it prowls at midnight. Is it a demon?

10. "Interview With The Vampire" (1994) $105.3 million

A vampire named Louis tells the 200-year story of his life with the vampire Lestat.

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The modern horror movie is as much a tale of the mind as of the supernatural — and sometimes the monsters are people. That’s been the draw of monster movies made since 1990, and drawing from information on Box Office Mojo and the IMDb, here are the 10 movies that scared up the most money.
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