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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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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rosa Blasi, Bill Pullman

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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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    Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

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    Emilie de Ravin, Ted Levine, Vinessa Shaw

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Jared Leto

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    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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    Marcia Gay Harden, Thomas Jane, Alexa Davalos

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    added by dee123 Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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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 Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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    added by dee123 Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward

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    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Ray Liotta

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    Shauna Macdonald, Alex Reid, MyAnna Buring

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    Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    Eli Roth, Jay Hernandez, Ashley Robbins

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    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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    Vera Farmiga, Margo Martindale, Peter Sarsgaard

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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    Tyra Banks, Jamie Lee Curtis, Busta Rhymes

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    Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

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    Justin Long, Ray Wise, Al Santos

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    Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Rider Strong

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    Edward Norton, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes

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    Emily Browning, Emma Caulfield, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez, Manuela Velasco

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    David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah

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    Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Colin Salmon

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    David Caruso, Josh Lucas, Paul Guilfoyle

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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 Lucy Lawless, Mimi Rogers, Katharine Isabelle

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    added by dee123 Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg

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    added by dee123 Teresa Palmer, John Jarratt, Kestie Morassi

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