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Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 2005  

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List of the best 2005 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 2005, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

War of the Worlds and Hostel are included in this list. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 2005, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Hellraiser: Hellworld Henry Cavill, Katheryn Winnick, Lance Henriksen

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Study Hell Lindsay Dell, Michael Henry, Shaylyn Doyle

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Hostel Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez

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Cry Wolf Jon Bon Jovi, Jared Padalecki, Lindy Booth

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BloodRayne Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf

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Land of the Dead Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg, Simon Baker

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57 12
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Wolf Creek Teresa Palmer, John Jarratt, Kestie Morassi

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Hide and Seek Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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60 16
The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2005
The Amityville Horror Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols

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Strange Circus Fujiko, Mai Takahashi, Masumi Miyazaki

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Die Zombiejäger Mads Koudal, Andreas Andersson, Aldo Cunei

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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The Brotherhood IV: The Complex April Telek, Sebastian Gacki, Angelique Naude

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Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis Jana Kramer, Peter Coyote, Cory Hardrict

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War of the Worlds Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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53 14
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Voice Ok-bin Kim, Seo Ji-hye, Jeon Ji-ae

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The Gravedancers Josie Maran, Dominic Purcell, Tchéky Karyo

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Descent Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

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Dead Life Bruce Taylor, Dominic Koulianos, Ashleigh Holeman

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H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds C. Thomas Howell, Peter Greene, Jake Busey

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50 14
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The Veil Richard Chance, Michael Himsworth - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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54 17
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Cerberus Emmanuelle Vaugier, Greg Evigan, Sebastian Spence

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54 17
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House of Wax Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki

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54 17
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All Souls Day Danny Trejo, Laura Harring, Mircea Monroe

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Homecoming Robert Picardo, Jon Tenney, Thea Gill - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Dead Men Walking Griff Furst, Leigh Scott, Chriss Anglin

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Beneath Still Waters Charlotte Salt, Josep Maria Pou, Michael McKell

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The Skeleton Key Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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Doll Graveyard Hannah Marks, Jared Kusnitz, Brian Lloyd

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The Devil's Rejects Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn

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The Fog Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling

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The Cave Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut

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Anniyan Vikram, Prakash Raj, Nassar

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Alien Apocalypse Bruce Campbell, Renee O'Connor, Peter Jason

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The Dead Season Audrey Elizabeth Evans, Chris Daly, S. Mike Davis

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Killers by Nature Jason Contini, Alan Sciranko, Bryan Lane

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The Worst Horror Movie Ever Made Fred the Elephant Boy, Bill Zebub, George Stiso

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The Eye 10 Isabella Leong, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Chen Bolin

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Komodo vs. Cobra Jerri Manthey, Michelle Borth, Michael Paré

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Man-Thing Rachael Taylor, Alex O'Loughlin, Imogen Bailey

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Dr. Chopper Costas Mandylor, Ed Brigadier

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Desperate Souls Benjamin McKenzie, Ryan Barrett, Pete Soltesz

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Pterodactyl Coolio, Mircea Monroe, Petr Jákl

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Dark Water Jennifer Connelly, Tim Roth, John C. Reilly

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Devon's Ghost: Legend of the Bloody Boy Karan Ashley, Johnny Yong Bosch, Joey Greco

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52 20
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Saw II Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer

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49 18
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Trespassers Michelle Borth, Joleigh Fioravanti, Clayton Rohner

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The Dawn Vincent Piazza, Alessandra Ramos, Omar Jermaine

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