Graveyard Shift Underrated But Amazing Horror Movies From The 2000s Every Horror Fan Should See  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up your favorite, underrated horror movies from the 2000s.

The 2000s aren't remembered for having a lot of good horror movies, but you'd be surprised how many gems flew under the radar. The aughts had some very good horror movies, but they just happened to fall through the cracks a lot of the time. A couple of big horror franchises that have become classics had their start at the beginning of the century, but this list is concerned with the underrated horror movies from the 2000s – the films that didn't get their due at the time, but definitely deserve your attention.

Some of these 2000s horror movies you forgot existed could go toe-to-toe (or machete to machete as it may be) with the greatest horror films ever made. Many of these films set visual and storytelling standards that are only now coming into fashion, while the rest are just great horror flicks. Read on to find out which of the best horror movies from the 2000s deserve a second look, vote up your favorites, and definitely check out the ones you missed the first time around.

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Ginger Snaps


Ginger Snaps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Underrated But Amazing Horror Movies From The 2000s Every Horror Fan Should See
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Actors: Lucy Lawless, Mimi Rogers, Katharine Isabelle, Emily Perkins, Peter Keleghan, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: John Fawcett

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Battle Royale


Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Underrated But Amazing Horror Movies From The 2000s Every Horror Fan Should See
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Actors: Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki, Aki Maeda, Ai Maeda, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

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#39 on The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

#3 on Great Movies About Kids Trying to Survive

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The Midnight Meat Train is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Underrated But Amazing Horror Movies From The 2000s Every Horror Fan Should See
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Actors: Bradley Cooper, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb, Vinnie Jones, Quinton Jackson, + more

Initial Release: 2008

Directed by: Ryuhei Kitamura

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#5 on The Scariest Horror Movies That Take Place Underground

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Wrong Turn


Wrong Turn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Underrated But Amazing Horror Movies From The 2000s Every Horror Fan Should See
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Actors: Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers, Lindy Booth, Jeremy Sisto, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Rob Schmidt

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#44 on The Goriest Movies Ever Made

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#5 on The Scariest Cabin Horror Movies

#1 on The Best Horror Movies About Travel Gone Wrong

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