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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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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rosa Blasi, Bill Pullman

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    Emilie de Ravin, Ted Levine, Vinessa Shaw

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    Jessica Biel, Mike Vogel, R. Lee Ermey

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    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Jared Leto

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    Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

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    Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Kevin Zegers

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    added by dee123 Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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    added by dee123 Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward

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    added by dee123 Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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    Marcia Gay Harden, Thomas Jane, Alexa Davalos

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    Shauna Macdonald, Alex Reid, MyAnna Buring

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    Eli Roth, Jay Hernandez, Ashley Robbins

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    added by dee123 Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Ray Liotta

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    Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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    Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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    Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez, Manuela Velasco

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    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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    Justin Long, Ray Wise, Al Santos

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    Vera Farmiga, Margo Martindale, Peter Sarsgaard

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    Edward Norton, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes

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    Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

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    Tyra Banks, Jamie Lee Curtis, Busta Rhymes

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    Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Rider Strong

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    Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Colin Salmon

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    Emily Browning, Emma Caulfield, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    added by dee123 Lucy Lawless, Mimi Rogers, Katharine Isabelle

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    David Caruso, Josh Lucas, Paul Guilfoyle

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    David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah

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    Stellan Skarsgård, Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy

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    Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

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    Rob Zombie, Rainn Wilson, Chris Hardwick

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    Jodelle Ferland, Marc Blucas, Alexander Gould

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    added by dee123 Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    added by dee123 Teresa Palmer, John Jarratt, Kestie Morassi

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    added by dee123 Daniella Alonso, Madeline Zima, Andrea Roth

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