films The Best Horror Movies of 2003  

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List of the best 2003 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 2003, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

Examples of movies on this list include Underworld and House of 1000 Corpses. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 2003, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Wrong Turn Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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House of 1000 Corpses Rob Zombie, Chris Hardwick, Karen Black

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Jeepers Creepers 2 Justin Long, Nicki Aycox, Ray Wise

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Villmark Eva Röse, Bjørn Floberg, Kristoffer Joner

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Toolbox Murders Juliet Landau, Sheri Moon Zombie, Rance Howard

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Ju-on: The Grudge 2 Noriko Sakai, Yui Ichikawa, Ayumu Saito

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Gothika Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Penélope Cruz

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Dead End Amber Smith, Lin Shaye, Alexandra Holden - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Willard Crispin Glover, Laura Harring, R. Lee Ermey

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High Tension Cécile de France, Philippe Nahon, Maïwenn Besco

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A Tale of Two Sisters Moon Geun-young, Im Soo-jung, Yum Jung-ah

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Open Water Saul Stein, Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis

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Underworld Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Wentworth Miller - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Saw Leigh Whannell, Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel

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Visitors Radha Mitchell, Dominic Purcell, Susannah York

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Undead Robyn Moore Gibson, Felicity Mason, Steven O'Donnell

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Bhoot Rekha, Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar

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Dreamcatcher Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

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Anatomy 2 Franka Potente, Heike Makatsch, Agust Diehl

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Beyond Re-Animator Elsa Pataky, Jeffrey Combs, Santiago Segura

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Gacy Adam Baldwin, Allison Lange, Charlie Weber

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Zombiegeddon Uwe Boll, William Smith, Tom Savini - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Deep Shock Mark Sheppard, Simmone Jade Mackinnon, David Keith

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Freddy vs. Jason Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

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Final Destination 2 Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter

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The Order Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Peter Weller

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Blood Sisters John Fasano, Amy Brentano, Shannon McMahon

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Evil Breed: The Legend of Samhain Jenna Jameson, Ginger Lynn, Chasey Lain

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Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood Warwick Davis, Laz Alonso, Keesha Sharp

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Wishing Stairs Ji-hyo Song, Lee Min-jung, Han-byeol Park

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Dragon Head Minori Terada, Kyusaku Shimada, Satoshi Tsumabuki

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The Locals Dwayne Cameron, Greg Page, Kate Elliott

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Lost Things Steve Le Marquand, Leon Ford, Alex Vaughan

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Red Water Coolio, Kristy Swanson, Lou Diamond Phillips

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New Guy Louis Cancelmi, Johnny Ray, Kelly Miller

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Octane Mischa Barton, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Madeleine Stowe

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One of Them Britt Robertson, Richard Anthony Crenna, David Boller

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Corpses Are Forever Linnea Quigley, Debbie Rochon, Richard Lynch

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Exhumed Bettina May, Masahiro Oyake, Rob Nesbitt

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Despiser Mark Redfield, Tara Bilkins

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Graveyard Alive Anne Day-Jones, Samantha Slan, Eric Lamarche

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The Zombie Movie Santiago Segura, Javier Coronas, Christian Bautista

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Doppelganger Timothy Olyphant, Kōji Yakusho, Akira Emoto

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The Ghouls James Gunn, Stephen Blackehart, Trent Haaga

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Dhund: The Fog Irrfan Khan, Gulshan Grover, Prem Chopra

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Xombie: Dead on Arrival Allison Rupert, Michele Fairney, Geoff Edwards

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Demon Summer Ashleigh Holeman, Laura Robbins, Cory Maidens

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