Top Horror Movies of the 21st Centuryby hiddenagenda1 | created - 25 Mar 2012 | updated - 29 Jun 2015 | Public
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1. The Babadook (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror
A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Votes: 150,067 | Gross: $0.92M
2. The Conjuring (2013)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.
Votes: 355,513 | Gross: $137.40M
3. Fall Down Dead (2007)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
In a big American city, the serial killer The Picasso Killer is terrorizing the dwellers and the police department does not have lead to find him. The bartender Christie Wallace dreams on ... See full summary »
4. Let Me In (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.
Votes: 101,245 | Gross: $12.13M
5. My Soul to Take (2010)
R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Votes: 17,663 | Gross: $14.64M
6. Scream 4 (2011)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.
Votes: 112,591 | Gross: $38.18M
7. After Alice (2000)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the ... See full summary »
8. Let the Right One In (2008)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
Votes: 187,060 | Gross: $2.12M
9. The Wisher (2002)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
In a small town, the teenager Mary is obsessed and addicted with horror movies. Further, she is sleepwalker, has frequent nightmares and her father has forbidden her to watch horror movies.... See full summary »
10. Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)
R | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A troubled young man still mourning the childhood loss of his family now has to deal with his professor being turned into a monster.
11. Devil (2010)
PG-13 | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them.
Votes: 115,533 | Gross: $33.58M
12. Identity (2003)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
Votes: 197,330 | Gross: $52.16M
13. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.
Votes: 81,567 | Gross: $63.08M
14. Sorority Row (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.
Votes: 25,767 | Gross: $11.96M
15. Friday the 13th (2009)
R | 97 min | Horror
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.
Votes: 83,298 | Gross: $65.00M
16. Deadline (I) (2009)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
17. Frozen (I) (2010)
R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
Three skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices, which prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Votes: 58,894 | Gross: $0.24M
18. One Missed Call 2 (2005)
R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery
In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as ... See full summary »
19. Hide and Seek (2005)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace, at first, in her imaginary friend.
Votes: 75,239 | Gross: $51.10M
20. Terror Trap (2010)
R | 86 min | Thriller
While driving at night on a lonely road, the car of estranged couple Don and Nancy is hit twice by another car in the middle of nowhere. Nancy asks for help and unpleasant sheriff Cleveland... See full summary »
21. One Missed Call (2003)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery
People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths.
22. Ringu 0 (2000)
Not Rated | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
In this prequel to Ring, a young Sadako becomes an actress in hopes of escaping her troubled past. But strange visions and terrifying powers begin to manifest...
23. Saw III (2006)
R | 108 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Jigsaw abducts a doctor in order to keep himself alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen named Jeff through a brutal test.
Votes: 157,938 | Gross: $80.24M
24. Red Clover (2012 TV Movie)
R | 88 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A young woman accidentally releases a homicidal leprechaun whilst hunting, which brings back memories of her town's deadly past.
25. Funny Games (2007)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.
Votes: 78,410 | Gross: $1.29M
26. Solo (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Mystery, Thriller
A teenage girl is terrorized when she spends two nights alone on a remote island as part of her camp counselor initiation.
27. The Maid (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
"Every year, for thirty days during the lunar seventh month, the Chinese believe that the gates of hell are thrown open. Vengeful spirits or hungry ghosts wander among the living, seeking ... See full summary »
28. The Descent (2005)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.
Votes: 173,207 | Gross: $26.02M
29. Heartstopper (2006)
85 min | Horror, Thriller
Two hospitalized young people discover that things can get even worse when the dilapidated institution is stranded by a severe storm and a maniac stalks the corridors butchering the patients and staff.
30. Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood (2003 Video)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
When Emily Woodrow and her friends happen on a treasure chest full of gold coins, they fail to to heed the warnings of a wise old psychic who had foretold that they would encounter trouble with a very nasty and protective Leprechaun.
31. Sin-de-rel-la (2006)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The daughter of a plastic surgeon experiences strange events that seem to be connected her childhood.
32. Boo (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror
A handful of college students get trapped in a haunted hospital on Halloween.
33. Scream 3 (2000)
R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.
Votes: 107,775 | Gross: $89.14M
34. Chaos (I) (2005)
Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Thriller
Emily and her friend Angelica go to a rave in the woods, and when they arrive, they meet a stranger called Swan that promises some Exstasy for the girls. They follow him to a cabin into the... See full summary »
35. The Cradle (2007)
R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller
When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife ... See full summary »
36. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.
37. Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001 Video)
R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska....only to find that it's been condemned and ... See full summary »
38. Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005 Video)
R | 91 min | Horror
Gamers playing a MMORPG based on the "Hellraiser" films find their lives endangered after being invited to a rave, the host of which intends to show them the truth behind the Cenobite mythos.
39. Stay Alive (2006)
PG-13 | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
For a group of teens, the answer to the mysterious death of their old friend lies within the world of an online video game based on the true story of an ancient noblewoman known as the Blood Countess.
Votes: 27,389 | Gross: $23.09M
40. The Hitcher (2007)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Horror
A serial killer pins his crimes on two college students who gave him a ride.
Votes: 37,224 | Gross: $16.47M
41. Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001 Video)
R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
The evil Djinn is back at again, this time wreaking havoc on the students of Illinois' Baxter University.
42. Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled (2002 Video)
R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance
This time, the Djinn unleashes his undying love for a beautiful woman in his final attempt to unleashe his brethren from hell.
43. Wicked Little Things (2006)
R | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.
44. The Rage (2007)
R | 85 min | Horror
A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
45. Valentine (2001)
R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Votes: 21,915 | Gross: $20.38M
46. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
R | 91 min | Horror
When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!
Votes: 70,547 | Gross: $41.87M
47. Final Destination (2000)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Votes: 199,267 | Gross: $53.33M
48. The Hole (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
49. Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy ... See full summary »
50. The Little Vampire (2000)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A lonely boy becomes best friends with a vampire.
Votes: 8,139 | Gross: $13.56M
51. Twitches (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two teen witches who were separated at birth and were adopted by two different families meet on their 21st birthday and must use their powers to save the world in which they were born, where their birth mother still lives.
52. Twitches Too (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
After using their powers to battle the forces of darkness, the sisters settle down to lead normal lives. However, the discovery that their biological father may not be dead, but residing in New York, causes confusion for the pair.
53. Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
A film school is the center of a fresh spate of killings based on urban legends.
Votes: 14,080 | Gross: $21.47M
54. Slash (2002)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
A rock band gets stuck on a haunted farm while visiting its lead singer's family.
55. Final Stab (2001 Video)
Unrated | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Angela's sister wants to get revenge upon her, inviting her to mystery farm along with her old friends, to participate in a game with fake blood and knives - but Angela and her disturbed ... See full summary »
56. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.
Votes: 35,663 | Gross: $75.85M
57. What Lies Beneath (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.
Votes: 105,409 | Gross: $155.46M
58. The Strangers (2008)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.
Votes: 102,421 | Gross: $52.60M
59. Bloody Murder (2000 Video)
R | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Plans for a summer filled with fun and romance turn to terror for a group of young counselors.
60. It Follows (2014)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
Votes: 158,307 | Gross: $14.67M
61. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.
Votes: 97,466 | Gross: $82.62M
62. Dark Water (2005)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.
Votes: 53,982 | Gross: $25.47M
63. Final Examination (2003 Video)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
A burned out L.A. detective moves to Hawaii, where he stumbles upon a murder at a college sorority reunion.
64. Disturbia (2007)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.
Votes: 199,570 | Gross: $80.21M
65. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Votes: 117,250 | Gross: $80.57M
66. Cry Wolf (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Votes: 24,117 | Gross: $10.05M
67. Dreamcatcher (2003)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.
Votes: 81,519 | Gross: $33.72M
68. Hellraiser: Inferno (2000 Video)
R | 99 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
69. Scared (2002)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of young filmmakers encounter a serial killer while shooting their first independent movie.
70. Kairo (2001)
R | 119 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.
Votes: 13,410 | Gross: $0.05M
71. Campfire Stories (2001)
R | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Drama
Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest ... See full summary »
72. Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002 Video)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A shady businessman attempts to piece together the details of the car crash that killed his wife, rendered him an amnesiac, and left him in possession of a sinister puzzle box that summons monsters.
73. Silent House (2011)
R | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A girl is trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat and becomes unable to contact the outside world as supernatural forces haunt the house with mysterious energy and consequences.
Votes: 19,930 | Gross: $12.56M
74. Hellraiser: Deader (2005 Video)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A journalist uncovers an underground group who can bring back the dead and slowly becomes drawn into their world.
75. Secret Window (2004)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A writer is accused of plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for "justice."
Votes: 161,237 | Gross: $48.02M
76. Hangman's Curse (2003)
PG-13 | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,274 | Gross: $0.17M
77. Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
A night out on the town turns into a nightmare as six young college students find themselves hunted by a killer.
78. You Belong to Me (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Pre-teen Danny's father, who broke a restraining order a year ago, is blindly blamed for stalking by the boy's mother Alex Wilson and her fiancé, lawyer Chris, falsely as the police proves.... See full summary »
79. The Eye (2008)
PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman receives an eye transplant that allows her to see into the supernatural world.
Votes: 47,184 | Gross: $31.42M
80. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo.
Votes: 18,612 | Gross: $0.07M
81. Fatal Reunion (2005 Video)
TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Eleniak is a housewife, unhappy in her marriage, who decides to "spice it up" a little bit. But she gets more than she bargained for when she contacts an old high school classmate she once had a crush on.
82. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Fantasy, Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Votes: 95,509 | Gross: $58.27M
83. The Woman in Black (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.
Votes: 157,390 | Gross: $54.33M
84. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.
Votes: 105,931 | Gross: $37.92M
85. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)
R | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
86. When a Stranger Calls (2006)
PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
During a babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.
Votes: 38,163 | Gross: $47.86M
87. Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
R | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
88. Wishcraft (2002)
R | 102 min | Horror
A high school student named Brett Bumpers receives a mysterious package one day. He does not know who gave it to him, but after a while he finds out that the totem within the package can ... See full summary »
89. Sut ging mo sun (2004)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
90. The Hollow (2004 TV Movie)
R | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams ... See full summary »
91. Ring of Darkness (2004 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Horror, Music, Thriller
When a boy bands lead singer mysteriously diappears the media says that he ran away because he could not handle the fame, but really the other band members killed him and have hidden their ... See full summary »
92. Dead Silence (2007)
R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
Votes: 74,868 | Gross: $16.81M
93. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
R | 89 min | Horror
Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Votes: 65,893 | Gross: $12.63M
94. Haebyeoneuro gada (2000)
91 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A group of chat room buddies decide to meet together in reality on the beach for some fun in the sun. However, their vacation transforms into a nightmare as each person except Nam-kyeong (... See full summary »
95. See No Evil (2006)
R | 84 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain - a group that includes the cop who put a bullet in Goodnight's head four years ago - band together to survive against the brutal killer.
Votes: 23,521 | Gross: $15.03M
96. Summer House (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
George Wickersham, a top Boston lawyer, returns to his ancestral summer house on a private island in rural Maine. Due to bad memories from his childhood, he has a dislike for the place and ... See full summary »
97. The Graveyard (2006 Video)
R | 83 min | Horror
The friends Jack, Allie, Sarah, Charlie, Michelle and Eric go to the Placid Pines Cemetery to play hide and seek in the tombs. Meanwhile their friend Bobby dresses like a masked killer to ... See full summary »
98. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.
Votes: 440,087 | Gross: $13.54M
99. Jolly Roger: Massacre at Cutter's Cove (2005)
R | 80 min | Horror
A group of friends unleash a demonic Pirate from a treasure chest.
100. The Butcher (2006)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
While driving to Las Vegas with his college friends Rachel, Liz, Atlanta, Sophie and Adam, the selfish and wealthy Mark decides to take a shortcut. Mark stresses with the driver of an old ... See full summary »