The Best Horror Movies of the 21st Century

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List Criteria: Full-length horror films released in theaters since January 2000, anywhere in the world

A list of the Best Horror Movies of the 21st Century. Looking for some recently-made horror movies to enjoy? This list provides a comprehensive view of all the best horror movies of the 21st century so that you can pick a movie that everyone is still talking about to watch tonight. Ranked in order of the most popular horror movie of the 21st century to the least popular, you will be able to see which movies got the most votes and watch them for yourself.

If you don’t agree with the voting, go ahead and vote for your favorite horror movie from the 21st century and see it get raised higher on the list. If you don’t see a particular favorite 21st century horror movie, go ahead and add it to the list. Then others will be able to see your favorite horror movie too. It may even get voted number 1 on the list of the best horror movies of the 21st century!

If you are a die-hard horror movie fan, this is a great list to see which recent movies came out that you might have missed. From “The Conjuring” to “Mama,” the 21st century has provided some great scary horror movies that shouldn’t be missed. Go ahead and pick out a few from the list and enjoy a 21st century horror movie marathon!
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    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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    Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

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    Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter

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    Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman

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    Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh

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    Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez

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    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Adam Morgan

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    Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez

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    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez

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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    Lucy Lawless, Mimi Rogers, Katharine Isabelle

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    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    Teresa Palmer, John Jarratt, Kestie Morassi

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    Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn

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    Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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    Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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    Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Jordan Ladd

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    Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer

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    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    Kevin McKidd, Liam Cunningham, Sean Pertwee

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    Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter

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    Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson

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    Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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    Chiaki Kuriyama, Takashi Matsuyama, Taro Suwa

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    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

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    Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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    Anna Faris, Nora Zehetner, Jeremy Sisto

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    Asami Mizukawa, Fumiyo Kohinata, Hitomi Kuroki

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    Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, Simon Pegg

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    Shutter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Movies of the 21st Century

    Natthaweeranuch Thongmee, Ananda Everingham, Apichart Choosakul

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    Josh Lucas, David Caruso, 피터 뮬란

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    Alex Sander, Merwin Mondesir, Mackenzie Gray

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