The Top 100 Horror Movies of the 2000s

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1

Shaun of the Dead

2004    Edgar Wright    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Comedy    Horror

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Let the Right One In

2008    Tomas Alfredson    Rated R

Childhood Drama    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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28 Days Later...

2002    Danny Boyle    Rated R

Dystopian Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Zombieland

2009    Ruben Fleischer    Rated R

Comedy    Girls-with-Guns    Horror

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Bubba Ho-tep

2002    Don Coscarelli    Rated R

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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The Host

2006    Joon-ho Bong    Not Rated

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Shadow of the Vampire

2000    E. Elias Merhige    Rated R

Costume Horror    Drama    Gothic Film

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I Am Legend

2007    Francis Lawrence    Rated PG13

Disaster Film    Dystopian Film    Horror

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Dawn of the Dead

2004    Zack Snyder    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Zombie Film

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Pitch Black

2000    David Twohy    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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Frailty

2002    Bill Paxton    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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17

The Others

2001    Alejandro Amenábar    Rated PG13

Ghost Film    Gothic Film    Haunted House Film

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Drag Me to Hell

2009    Sam Raimi    Rated PG13

Horror    Supernatural Horror    Thriller

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Death Proof

2007    Quentin Tarantino    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Carsploitation

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The Mist

2007    Frank Darabont    Rated R

Ensemble Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Planet Terror

2007    Robert Rodriguez    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Exploitation Film

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23

The Descent

2005    Neil Marshall    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Cloverfield

2008    Matt Reeves    Rated PG13

Disaster Film    Found Footage Film    Horror

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High Tension

2003    Alexandre Aja    Rated NC17

Foreign Language Film    Horror    New French Extremism

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Dog Soldiers

2002    Neil Marshall    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Werewolf Film

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28 Weeks Later

2007    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo    Rated R

Dystopian Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Session 9

2001    Brad Anderson    Rated R

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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Trick 'r Treat

2008    Michael Dougherty    Rated R

Anthology Film    Black Comedy    Ensemble Film

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30

Slither

2006    James Gunn    Rated R

Body Horror    Horror    Horror Comedy

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Thirst

2009    Chan-wook Park    Rated R

Black Comedy    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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A Tale Of Two Sisters

2003    Jee-woon Kim    Rated R

Drama    Family Drama    Foreign Language Film

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33

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

2000    Yoshiaki Kawajiri    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Animation

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34

The Devil's Rejects

2005    Rob Zombie    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Horror

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May

2002    Lucky McKee    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Horror    Psychological Thriller

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Martyrs

2008    Pascal Laugier    Rated R

Foreign Language Film    Horror    New French Extremism

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The Ring

2002    Gore Verbinski    Rated PG13

Horror    Mystery    Psychological Horror

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Antichrist

2009    Lars von Trier    Not Rated

Drama    Horror    Psychological Drama

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39

Saw

2004    James Wan    Rated R

Horror    Sadistic Horror    Splatter Film

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Ginger Snaps

2000    John Fawcett    Not Rated

Canuxploitation    Coming-of-Age    Feminist Film

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Werckmeister Harmonies

2000    Béla Tarr    Not Rated

Crime    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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The House of the Devil

2009    Ti West    Rated R

Haunted House Film    Horror    Religious Horror

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Underworld

2003    Len Wiseman    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Fantasy

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46

Blade II

2002    Guillermo del Toro    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Constantine

2005    Francis Lawrence    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Comics    Fantasy

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48

Paranormal Activity

2007    Oren Peli    Rated R

Found Footage Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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49

Pontypool

2008    Bruce McDonald    Not Rated

Horror    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

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Feast

2005    John Gulager    Rated R

Comedy    Girls-with-Guns    Horror

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51

Resident Evil

2002    Paul W.S. Anderson    Rated R

Action    Dystopian Film    Girls-with-Guns

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53

Night Watch

2004    Timur Bekmambetov    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Fantasy

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Day Watch

2006    Timur Bekmambetov    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Fantasy

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30 Days of Night

2007    David Slade    Rated R

Based-on-Comics    Horror    Monster Film

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Fido

2006    Andrew Currie    Rated R

Canuxploitation    Comedy    Horror

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Severance

2006    Christopher Smith    Rated R

Action Thriller    Horror    Horror Comedy

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58

Final Destination

2000    James Wong    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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The Mummy Returns

2001    Stephen Sommers    Rated PG13

Adventure    Horror    Adventure Comedy

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Eden Lake

2008    James Watkins    Rated R

Horror    Sadistic Horror    Thriller

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House of 1000 Corpses

2003    Rob Zombie    Rated R

Exploitation Film    Horror    Sadistic Horror

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Cabin Fever

2002    Eli Roth    Rated R

Black Comedy    Body Horror    Horror

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Pandorum

2009    Christian Alvart    Rated R

Horror    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Horror

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Wolf Creek

2005    Greg Mclean    Rated R

Horror    Road Movie    Sadistic Horror

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Versus

2000    Ryûhei Kitamura    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Ginger Snaps: Unleashed

2004    Brett Sullivan    Not Rated

Addiction Drama    Canuxploitation    Feminist Film

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69

Repo! The Genetic Opera

2008    Darren Lynn Bousman    Rated R

Horror    Musical    Rock Musical

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Dead Snow

2009    Tommy Wirkola    Not Rated

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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71

Bug

2006    William Friedkin    Rated R

Based-on-Theatre    Body Horror    Horror

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73

Orphan

2009    Jaume Collet-Serra    Rated R

Horror    Mystery    Thriller

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1408

2007    Mikael Håfström    Rated PG13

Haunted House Film    Horror    Supernatural Horror

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Carrie

2002    David Carson    Not Rated

Horror    Made-for-Television    Psychological Horror

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Hatchet

2006    Adam Green    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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Land of the Dead

2005    George A. Romero    Rated R

Dystopian Film    Horror    Monster Film

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81

Underworld: Evolution

2006    Len Wiseman    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Girls-with-Guns

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82

Frontier(s)

2007    Xavier Gens    Rated NC17

Action Thriller    Cannibal Film    Escape Film

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83

Jeepers Creepers

2001    Victor Salva    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Teen Movie

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The Last House on the Left

2009    Dennis Iliadis    Rated R

Horror    Revenge Film    Sadistic Horror

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85

Scary Movie

2000    Keenen Ivory Wayans    Rated R

Comedy    Gross-Out Comedy    Parody/Spoof

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86

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

2009    Patrick Tatopoulos    Rated R

Action    Costume Horror    Fantasy

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Wrong Turn

2003    Rob Schmidt    Rated R

Cannibal Film    Horror    Slasher Film

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Pulse

2001    Kiyoshi Kurosawa    Rated R

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Psychological Horror

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Teeth

2007    Mitchell Lichtenstein    Rated R

Body Horror    Comedy    Horror

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Suicide Club

2001    Shion Sono    Rated R

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Mystery

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Halloween

2007    Rob Zombie    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose

2005    Scott Derrickson    Rated PG13

Courtroom Drama    Drama    Horror

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Vacancy

2007    Nimród Antal    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Horror    Psychological Thriller

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Blade: Trinity

2004    David S. Goyer    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Willard

2003    Glen Morgan    Rated PG13

Horror    Natural Horror

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Freddy Vs. Jason

2003    Ronny Yu    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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The Happiness of the Katakuris

2001    Takashi Miike    Rated R

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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99

Quarantine

2008    John Erick Dowdle    Rated R

Found Footage Film    Horror    Zombie Film

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The Loved Ones

2009    Sean Byrne    Rated R

Horror    Sadistic Horror

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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