50 best horror movies of the 2000s

updated 2/8/15
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1.
Devil's Den (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Two small time drug-dealers cross paths with a female-assassin, a monster hunter, a Japanese swordsman and even the Devil himself at a gentlemen's club housing murderous she-demons. (84 mins.)
Director: Jeff Burr
 
2.
Dance of the Dead (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance. (87 mins.)
Director: Gregg Bishop
 
3.
Drive Thru (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Horror gets Super Sized when Horny The Clown, the demonic mascot of "Hella-Burger," starts slashing Orange County teenagers with his meat cleaver from Hell. (83 mins.)
 
4.
Doghouse (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A group of men, heading to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce, soon discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake West
 
5.
Land of the Dead (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation. (93 mins.)
 
6.
Believe (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After being continually kicked out of boarding schools, Ben is sent to live with his stern Grandfather in a small town... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Tinnell
 
7.
Vampire Bats (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
In Mercier, Louisiana, the freshmen friends of the Tate University Jason Ortiz, Aaron and Eden go to... (90 mins.)
Director: Eric Bross
 
8.
Automaton Transfusion (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools. (75 mins.)
 
9.
Zombieland (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. (88 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
 
10.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
11.
Friday the 13th (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions. (97 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
 
12.
Spirit Camp (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
When a street smart "goth girl" (Roxy Vandiver) is forced to attend cheerleader camp as part of her rehabilitation from a juvenile correction facility... (96 mins.)
Director: Kerry Beyer
 
13.
12 Days of Terror (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
For 12 days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days. (87 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
14.
Zone of the Dead (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
InterPol agents must join forces with dangerous prisoner to fight zombie hordes. (101 mins.)
 
15.
Decoys 2: Alien Seduction (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Sam, a college student in a small Northwestern town, reluctantly joins his roommates in a contest to see who can hook up with the most gorgeous co-eds by the end of the semester. But when men slowly start disappearing around town, he and his friends learn that when it comes to beautiful women, it's what's inside that really matters. (94 mins.)
Director: Jeffery Lando
 
16.
Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
A college student creates a drug called "Z" and sells it on campus, inadvertently resurrecting the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave. (86 mins.)
Director: Ellory Elkayem
 
17.
House of the Dead 2 (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem. But while they search, things go wrong. (95 mins.)
Director: Mike Hurst
 
18.
House of Fears (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun... (86 mins.)
Director: Ryan Little
 
19.
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
A group of teenagers, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up inadvertently releasing a horde of bloodthirsty zombies. (88 mins.)
Director: Ellory Elkayem
 
20.
Candy Stripers (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
In a lonely road in Wucaipa, something attacks the driver of a car and her blind friend Tammy. They... (89 mins.)
Director: Kate Robbins
 
21.
Insanitarium (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
After he's institutionalized in order to cover for his sister, a young man encounters a doctor who is turning his patients into flesh-eating psychopaths. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Bühler
 
22.
Flight of the Living Dead (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A fellow scientist accidentally escapes containment aboard a plane during turbulence. After she is gunned down by a security guard... (94 mins.)
Director: Scott Thomas
 
23.
Wilderness (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival. (93 mins.)
 
24.
Monster Man (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Two guys and a female hitchhiker are terrorized by a monstrous looking man driving a giant monster truck. (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Davis
 
25.
Infestation (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival. (91 mins.)
Director: Kyle Rankin
 
26.
Suck (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A comedy centered on a rock 'n' roll band that will do anything to become famous. (91 mins.)
Director: Rob Stefaniuk
 
27.
Autopsy (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A young woman tries to find her injured boyfriend in a bizzare and dangerous hospital. (84 mins.)
Director: Adam Gierasch
 
28.
Against the Dark (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
When most of the population of Earth is infected with a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures... (94 mins.)
Director: Richard Crudo
 
29.
Asylum (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Six college students discover their dorm was once an insane asylum that conducted gruesome lobotomies on its teenage inmates during the 1930's. (93 mins.)
Director: David R. Ellis
 
30.
Black Christmas (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. (84 mins.)
Director: Glen Morgan
 
31.
Day of the Dead (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive. (86 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
32.
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A variety of horrible poisonous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions. (99 mins.)
Director: Ellory Elkayem
 
33.
The Loved Ones (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge. (84 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
 
34.
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A group of reality show contestants find themselves fighting for their survival against a family of hideously deformed inbred cannibals who plan to ruthlessly butcher them all. (93 mins.)
Director: Joe Lynch
 
35.
Diary of the Dead (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own. (95 mins.)
 
36.
Hatchet (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare. (85 mins.)
Director: Adam Green
 
37.
Vampire Killers (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Their women having been enslaved by the local pack of lesbian vampires thanks to an ancient curse, the remaining menfolk of a rural town send two hapless young lads out onto the moors as a sacrifice. (86 mins.)
Director: Phil Claydon
 
38.
Black Sheep (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into bloodthirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm. (87 mins.)
Director: Jonathan King
 
39.
Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A broken heart, a battle axe, a demon and a lesbian ex-fiancée... Jason Parks' life goes from bad to... (92 mins.)
Director: Andrew Cymek
 
40.
ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Life is wonderful for the people in the quiet, island town of Port Gamble....until a zombie virus outbreak! (89 mins.)
Director: Kevin Hamedani
 
41.
28 Weeks Later (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan. (100 mins.)
 
42.
Blade: Trinity (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula. (113 mins.)
Director: David S. Goyer
 
43.
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Survivors of the Raccoon City catastrophe travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against the evil Umbrella Corp. (94 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
44.
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent. (101 mins.)
Director: Patrick Lussier
 
45.
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Witt
 
46.
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
47.
Sorority Row (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
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. (101 mins.)
Director: Stewart Hendler
 
48.
Halloween (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
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. (109 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
49.
Resident Evil (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident. (100 mins.)
 
50.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. (101 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder