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List of the best 2006 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 2006, 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.

This list features movies like Pan's Labyrinth and Saw III. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Fido Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Alexia Fast

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80 19
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Hatchet Tony Todd, Robert Englund, Mercedes McNab

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77 19
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein, Scott Wilson

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80 21
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Feast Krista Allen, Henry Rollins, Eric Dane

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88 26
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Silent Hill Sean Bean, Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden

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74 18
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When Evil Calls Sean Pertwee, Dominique Pinon, Chris Barrie

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87 26
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird

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83 25
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Pan's Labyrinth Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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70 20
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Botched Jaime Murray, Stephen Dorff, Sean Pertwee

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72 22
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Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

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72 22
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Cold Storage Joelle Carter, Nick Searcy, Matt Keeslar

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71 22
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Simon Says Blake Lively, Crispin Glover, Margo Harshman

The Scariest Demon Toys in Film History

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82 29
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The Hills Have Eyes Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

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72 24
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The Initiation of Sarah Summer Glau, Jennifer Tilly, Morgan Fairchild

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73 25
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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead Ron Jeremy, Lloyd Kaufman, Caleb Emerson

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67 22
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Driftwood Diamond Dallas Page, Lin Shaye, David Eigenberg

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68 23
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House of the Dead 2 Emmanuelle Vaugier, Nadine Velazquez, Mircea Monroe

The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

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77 29
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Black Sheep Danielle Mason, Tandi Wright, Oliver Driver

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73 27
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The Living and the Dead Roger Lloyd-Pack, Leo Bill, Richard Syms

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85 35
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Slither Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie

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72 27
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Dead in Three Days Michael Steinocher, Sabrina Reiter, Julia Rosa Stöckl

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65 23
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Wilderness Toby Kebbell, Sean Pertwee, Lenora Crichlow

The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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72 28
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Tamara Jenna Dewan, Matthew Marsden, Claudette Mink

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72 29
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The Omen Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow

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66 25
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Live Feed Taayla Markell, Kevan Ohtsji, Ted Friend

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66 25
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The Host Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho

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76 32
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Saw III Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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67 26
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Murder Island Erik Lundin, Maja Christenson, Marie Magnusson

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68 27
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Poltergay Julie Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Michel Duchaussoy

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72 31
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Black Christmas Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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67 28
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Imprint Billy Drago, Youki Kudoh, Toshie Negishi

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64 26
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Octane Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Mischa Barton

The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

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63 27
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Minotaur Tom Hardy, Rutger Hauer, Tony Todd

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67 30
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The Hamiltons Brittany Daniel, Joseph McKelheer, Mackenzie Firgens

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64 28
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Cold Prey Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Viktoria Winge, Rolf Kristian Larsen

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75 36
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I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer Brooke Nevin, Torrey DeVitto, David Paetkau

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65 29
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Bikini Bloodbath Debbie Rochon, Phil Hall, Natasha Nielsen

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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62 27
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Skinwalkers Rhona Mitra, Sarah Carter, Jason Behr

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64 29
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Stephen King's Desperation Ron Perlman, Charles Durning, Annabeth Gish

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61 27
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Turistas Olivia Wilde, Josh Duhamel, Melissa George

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61 27
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Abominable Dee Wallace, Lance Henriksen, Ashley Hartman

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62 28
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City of Rott Frank Sudol

10 Real People Who Survived Horror Movie Situations

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63 29
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Blood Ranch Vernon Wells, Daniel O'Meara, Mike Faiola

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68 33
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See No Evil Kane, Rachael Taylor, Craig Horner

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59 27
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Beastly Boyz Sebastian Gacki, Valerie Murphy, Emery Wright

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60 28
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Legend of the Sandsquatch Trent Haaga, Travis Betz, Mike Korich

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65 32
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The Summer of the Massacre Ben O'Brien, Chriss Jaratt, Amanda Formon

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62 30
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Slaughterhouse PHI: Death Sisters Randal Malone, Ashika Gogna, Yara McClay

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63 32
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The Woods Rachel Nichols, Bruce Campbell, Patricia Clarkson

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64 33
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Underworld: Evolution Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy