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: 151,602 | 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: 357,609 | 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: 101,842 | 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: 17,715 | 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: 112,954 | 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: 187,621 | 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: 116,093 | 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: 198,173 | 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: 81,817 | 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: 25,829 | 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: 83,792 | Gross: $65.00M
16. Deadline (I) (2009)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A screenwriter 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: 59,124 | 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: 75,441 | 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: 158,515 | 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: 78,765 | 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: 174,265 | Gross: $26.02M
29. Heartstopper (2006)
Not Rated | 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: 108,190 | 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: 27,476 | 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: 37,325 | 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: 21,979 | 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: 70,750 | 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: 199,995 | 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