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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 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman

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    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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    Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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    Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

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    Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez

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    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Fred Thompson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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    Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez

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    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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    Justin Long, Nicki Aycox, Ray Wise

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    Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina

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    Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh

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    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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    Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

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    Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Margo Martindale

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    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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    Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

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    Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    Lucy Lawless, Mimi Rogers, Katharine Isabelle

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    Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Jordan Ladd

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    Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Emily Browning, Emma Caulfield, Sullivan Stapleton Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

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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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    Teresa Palmer, John Jarratt, Kestie Morassi

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    Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan

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    Josh Lucas, David Caruso, 피터 뮬란

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah

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    Rob Zombie, Chris Hardwick, Karen Black

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    Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney

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