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 Carlyle, Imogen Poots, Harold Perrineau

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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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    Laurie Holden, Marcia Gay Harden, Thomas Jane

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    Paul Walker, Jim Beaver, Stuart Stone

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    Eli Roth, David Baxa, Miroslav Táborský

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    Shohreh Aghdashloo, Henry Czerny, Campbell Scott

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    Adriana Barraza, Bojana Novakovic, Alison Lohman

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    Courteney Cox, Carrie Fisher, Patrick Dempsey

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    Gary Oldman, Julianne Moore, Ray Liotta

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    Manuela Velasco, Akemi Goto, Joe Lewis

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    John Cusack, Clea DuVall, Ray Liotta

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    Ralph Fiennes, Ellen Burstyn, Emily Watson

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    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tavis Smiley

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    Abraham Murphy, Shannon Elizabeth, Rah Digga

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

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anna Massey, Reg E. Cathey

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    Joe Morton, Harrison Ford, Daniel Zelman

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

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    Merritt Wever, Rory Culkin, Cherry Jones

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    Emmanuelle Chriqui, Wayne Robson, Jeremy Sisto

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    Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Dave Power

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    Arie Verveen, Eli Roth, Rider Strong

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    Charlyne Yi, Rick Overton, Mike Vogel

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    John Turturro, Maria Bello, Timothy Hutton

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    Peter Keleghan, Kris Lemche, John Bourgeois

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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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    Kelly Rowland, Evangeline Lilly, Garry Chalk

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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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    Jabari Thomas, Joe Conger, Todd Haberkorn

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    Lina Leandersson, Rasmus Luthander, Elin Almén

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    David Caruso, Josh Lucas, Paul Guilfoyle

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    Ian Holm, Katrin Cartlidge, Sophia Myles

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    Karen Black, Rainn Wilson, Judith Drake

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    Stellan Skarsgård, David Bradley, Ben Cross

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    Busta Rhymes, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Sean Patrick Thomas

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