Decades of Terror 2019: 2000's Horror Movies

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing horror films from the 2000’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Movie Classification

Here is a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality. Select a combination of genressubgenresantagonists or moods to narrow your search. Additionally, you can select a type of realism, a decade, or you can include or exclude anthology films.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

Note: genres are major film subdivisions. Most movies belong to many genres. The same can be said about subgenres. Subgenres can be subdivisions of genres or genre hybrids. They can also originate from a film era, a cinematic style, a cult audience or a particular market. Most movies belong to many subgenres. Moods are emotions considered crucial to the plot and conveyed through music, dialogue, performances, build-up and pacing. Moods speak to a film's ambiance. A movie usually conveys more than one mood. Antagonists are people or entities that pose a threat to the protagonist, or hero. Antagonist types are divided into 5 categories: visceral, society, science, afterlife and fantasy.

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1980
Secluded in a remote hotel for the winter, a family is terrorized by ghosts.
1996
High schoolers recognize horror movie patterns in the recent deaths of other students.
1998
Six students find out their teachers are from another planet.
1960
A woman steals a large sum of money and hides in a motel owned by a strange man.
1983
A murderer released from a psychiatric institution questions his sanity.
2004
Chained to pipes in a disused bathroom, two men are given a puzzle to which they must provide answers.
1982
In Antarctica, a group of scientists comes in contact with a hostile alien parasite that lurks inside their camp.
2017
A possessed doll infiltrates a psychiatric hospital.
2004
A serial killer is stalking and murdering the employees and guests of a paradise island.
1978
A group of friends suspect that the human race is being replaced by alien duplicates.
1999
Six strangers are invited by a rich couple to spend the night in a supposedly haunted asylum in exchange for a million dollars.
2005
A SWAT team leader negotiates with a terminally ill murderer in attempt to save his son from a poison and a booby-trapped maze.
2014
A veteran moves into a retirement community and is attacked by a werewolf.
1993
A family moves into a military town they suspect is being invaded by an alien parasite.
1997
Amnesic strangers awaken in a three-dimensional booby-trapped maze.
2004
A prison operator infiltrates the rigged labyrinth he controls to save a victim.
1997
A teenager whose friends were murdered by obsessed horror movie fans suspects she is now being stalked by a copycat.
2011
While visiting her hometown during a book tour, the surviving victim of a series of massacres suspects she is the target of a new copycat killer.
2013
A man imprisoned for twenty years then set free seeks answers and revenge.
1985
Six guests are invited to a mansion and must cooperate with the staff to solve a streak of murders.

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