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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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2005
Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols

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Danny Trejo, Laura Harring, Mircea Monroe

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Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez

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Griff Furst, Leigh Scott, Chriss Anglin

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Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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Henry Cavill, Katheryn Winnick, Lance Henriksen

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73 19
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Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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64 14
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Fujiko, Mai Takahashi, Masumi Miyazaki

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72 19
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Jennifer Connelly, Tim Roth, John C. Reilly

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68 17
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Jerri Manthey, Michelle Borth, Michael Paré

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79 24
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Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid

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70 19
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April Telek, Sebastian Gacki, Angelique Naude

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78 24
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Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn

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Isabella Leong, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Chen Bolin

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60 14
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Benjamin McKenzie, Ryan Barrett, Pete Soltesz

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71 21
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Bruce Campbell, Renee O'Connor, Peter Jason

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64 17
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Kathy Baker, Bryan Brown, Shannon Lucio

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64 17
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Jason Contini, Alan Sciranko, Bryan Lane

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73 23
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Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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68 20
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Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Karl Urban

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72 24
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Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer

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64 19
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Akara Amarttayakul, Chatchai Plengpanich, Tom Dundee

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Teresa Palmer, John Jarratt, Kestie Morassi

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Ferenc Mihalik added Franka Potente, Jeremy Sheffield, Joe Anderson

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70 23
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Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut

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Lindsay Dell, Michael Henry, Shaylyn Doyle

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Jon Bon Jovi, Jared Padalecki, Lindy Booth

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Tadanobu Asano, Mikako Ichikawa, Nao Ōmori

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Michelle Borth, Joleigh Fioravanti, Clayton Rohner

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Naomi Watts, Emily VanCamp, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Charlotte Salt, Josep Maria Pou, Michael McKell

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Rachael Taylor, Alex O'Loughlin, Imogen Bailey

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Kou Shibasaki, Anna Nagata, Renji Ishibashi

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Glenn Plummer, Randy Brooks, Patrick Scott Lewis

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63 21
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Richard Chance, Michael Himsworth Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Mads Koudal, Andreas Andersson, Aldo Cunei

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61 20
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Jeff Kueppers, Jerad Anderson, Mark Kunzman

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Costas Mandylor, Ed Brigadier

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60 21
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Stellan Skarsgård, Gabriel Mann, Mary Beth Hurt

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Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling

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Andrew Leman, John Klemantaski, Barry Lynch

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Ok-bin Kim, Seo Ji-hye, Jeon Ji-ae

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Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg, Simon Baker

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59 21
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Robert Picardo, Jon Tenney, Thea Gill Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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66 26
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Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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63 24
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Emmanuelle Vaugier, Greg Evigan, Sebastian Spence

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57 20
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Rajinikanth, Nayantara, Nassar

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54 18
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Jackeline Olivier, Joseph Marino, April Wade

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61 23
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Jana Kramer, Peter Coyote, Cory Hardrict

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62 24
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Hannah Marks, Jared Kusnitz, Brian Lloyd