The Scariest Movies of the 2000s Films
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The Scariest Movies of the 2000s

List Criteria: Scary movies released between the year 2000 and 2009.

The 2000s were some of the best years in movie history – and the scariest. As far as horror movies go, this decade produced some of the greatest scary movies of all time. What is it about the thought of a madman with a saw attacking a bunch of teenagers and hacking at them that interests us? We may never know. We do know that with the advent of computer graphics, filmmakers could take their frights to new, even scarier levels. But what are the scariest movies of the 2000s?
 
The movies on this list have been ranked by user votes as the absolute scariest movies from 2000 – 2009. There’s sure to be a flick featured here to satisfy your specific horror cravings!
 
This list has the scariest movies from the 2000s, including: American Psycho, The Ring, Saw, Jeepers Creepers, and Gothika. Vote up the scariest movies below, vote down those you can watch with nary a fright, or add one you love that isn't already on the list.

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    Daveigh Chase, Naomi Watts, Brian Cox

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    Christopher Eccleston, Toby Sedgwick, Brendan Gleeson

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    Gregory Nicotero, Emilie de Ravin, Adam Perrell

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    Benito Martinez, Dina Meyer, Ken Leung

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    John Larroquette, Mike Vogel, Jessica Biel

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    Clea DuVall, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Yōko Maki

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    Matt Frewer, Sarah Polley, Louis Ferreira

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    Christopher Eccleston, Nicole Kidman, Elaine Cassidy

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    Robert Wisden, Brendan Fehr, Roger Guenveur Smith

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    Jared Leto, Reg E. Cathey, Guinevere Turner

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    Marcus Patrick, Chad Faust, Shauna Macdonald

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    Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva, Avis-Marie Barnes

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    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Glenn Howerton

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    Eli Roth, David Baxa, Miroslav Táborský

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    Peter Sarsgaard, C. C. H. Pounder, Vera Farmiga

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    John Cusack, Clea DuVall, Ray Liotta

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    Ralph Fiennes, Ellen Burstyn, Emily Watson

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    Abraham Murphy, Shannon Elizabeth, Rah Digga

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    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tavis Smiley

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anna Massey, Reg E. Cathey

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    Vincent D'Onofrio, Vince Vaughn, Kamar de los Reyes

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    Arie Verveen, Eli Roth, Rider Strong

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    Peter Keleghan, Kris Lemche, John Bourgeois

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    Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Dave Power

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    Charlyne Yi, Rick Overton, Mike Vogel

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    John Turturro, Maria Bello, Timothy Hutton

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    Kelly Rowland, Evangeline Lilly, Garry Chalk

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    Emily Browning, John Stanton, Angus Sampson

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    Ray Wise, Drew Tyler Bell, Thom Gossom Jr.

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    Sanaa Lathan, Tom Woodruff Jr., Liz May Brice

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    Lexa Doig, Kane Hodder, Melody Johnson

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    Karen Black, Rainn Wilson, Judith Drake

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    Ian Holm, Katrin Cartlidge, Sophia Myles

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