Top 25 Horror/Thriller Movies of the 2000's

My top 25 horror movies in alphabetical order. I also really love Shaun of the Dead, Zombieland, and Slither but I tried to keep off the horror comedy films.
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1.
Battle Royale (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ This is one of the greatest not only of the 2000's but of all time. I hope they never try to remake this one. It would never work. A must see! ” - gingersnps-1
 
2.
The Descent (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. (99 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
“ I love the claustrophobic feeling of this movie and that the leads are strong female characters and I thought the creatures were pretty cool. Another of my favorites of all time. ” - gingersnps-1
 
3.
Ginger Snaps (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf. (108 mins.)
Director: John Fawcett
“ I love strong female characters in horror movies. I like the sarcastic humor of this movie and it is a pretty awesome twist on the werewolf genre. Another of my all time favorites. ” - gingersnps-1
 
4.
The Ring (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. (115 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ I am one of the ones who likes the remake much more. I usually like the originals better but not in this case. There are many creepy moments in the film and the ending seals the deal as one of the greats. ” - gingersnps-1
 
5.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
“ One of my favorite anthology films. I love the character of Sam and he is a main reason that this film worked so much for me and the fact that it's set on Halloween and that's my favorite holiday. ” - gingersnps-1
 
6.
28 Days Later... (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. (113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ I will put the original on here but the sequel is just as good if not better. Both excellent films ” - gingersnps-1
 
7.
Identity (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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. (90 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Loved this movie.. Great actors... Great ending ” - gingersnps-1
 
8.
Grindhouse (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them. (191 mins.)
“ I am a huge Tarantino and Rodriguez fan. I love zombie films and movies with bad ass chicks. I love the classic movie trailer and real film feel to the movie so it was instant love for me. ” - gingersnps-1
 
9.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ The series as a whole is overrated but I have to put this movie on the list for the ending alone. One of the best endings that I did not see coming. ” - gingersnps-1
 
10.
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree. (90 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ I thought the Creeper was a cool villain. I liked that the leads were brother and sister and not a couple so we have to see unnecessary nudity. I also love the ending. ” - gingersnps-1
 
11.
The Orphanage (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ I had the pleasure of finding a theatre sorta close by that was playing this film. Probably my favorite Del Toro produced movie. Some definite creepy moments and another strong ending. ” - gingersnps-1
 
12.
The Eye (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realized she could even see ghosts. (99 mins.)
“ The original is definitely one of my favorites. It has creepy moments and the ending is great. Do not watch the remake (sorry Jessica Alba they messed that one up) ” - gingersnps-1
 
13.
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
“ The original is better all the way. There is also a sequel and a couple tv movies for the ju-on films all of which are good. Must see! ” - gingersnps-1
 
14.
Session 9 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back. (100 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
“ Insane Asylums in horror movies are so freaking creepy. I thought this was an interesting well made film. I recommend it highly. ” - gingersnps-1
 
15.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl. (119 mins.)
“ Usually possession films suck but I actually enjoyed this one. It had great actors and was interesting to see possession/courtroom drama flick. ” - gingersnps-1
 
16.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ I at first was like what the heck I am watching. It is great how they took a played out plot and turned it into something no one has seen before. There are hilarious moments and the creatures are awesome. ” - gingersnps-1
 
17.
Dead Silence (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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. (89 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ I love dolls in horror films and loved the ending and setting. Great film. ” - gingersnps-1
 
18.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ This movie is pretty messed up. I found the ending predictable but I still loved it. A good movie. ” - gingersnps-1
 
19.
Insidious (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ Great throwback to classic supernatural horror films. Many creepy moments in this one. ” - gingersnps-1
 
20.
The Gravedancers (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist. (95 mins.)
Director: Mike Mendez
“ My favorite of the After Dark films. I was not crazy about the ending but still a strong ghost film. ” - gingersnps-1
 
21.
Let the Right One In (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ I like the original and remake equally. A different vampire film for sure. ” - gingersnps-1
 
22.
Final Destination (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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. (98 mins.)
Director: James Wong
“ I like the first two films a lot. I thought it was an interesting concept. ” - gingersnps-1
 
23.
Splinter (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror. (82 mins.)
Director: Toby Wilkins
“ We just happened to pick this one up and it was a pleasant surprise ” - gingersnps-1
 
24.
The Collector (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Marcus Dunstan
“ I just thought it was an interesting movies. The traps in this movie are crazy and creative. I have yet to see the sequel. ” - gingersnps-1
 
25.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ I really enjoyed this film. I like the nurses and pyramid head. They were the best creepy characters in the film. ” - gingersnps-1