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List of the best 2008 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 2008, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding movies that you haven't seen before, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page.

These movies, like Let the Right One In and Cloverfield include images when available. If you're looking for a list of all horror movies from 2008 then you've found the right page. Order the list alphabetically by clicking on "Sort Alphabetically" in the options dropdown.
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Let the Right One In Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh

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Dance of the Dead Carrie Keagan, Laura Slade Wiggins, Lucas Till

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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder Jolene Blalock, Catherine Oxenberg, Boris Kodjoe

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Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever Rider Strong, Gabrielle Tuite, Judah Friedlander

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Otis Ashley Greene, Kevin Pollak, Tracy Scoggins

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The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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Trick 'r Treat Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox

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Pontypool Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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Eden Lake Michael Fassbender, Kelly Reilly, Jack O'Connell

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66 19
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One Missed Call Meagan Good, Ariel Winter, Margaret Cho

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Lake Mungo Steve Jodrell, Talia Zucker, Tamara Donnellan

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R.O.T.: Reunion of Terror Christian Anderson, Hallie Bird, Monique Barajas

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Zombie Strippers Jenna Jameson, Tito Ortiz, John Hawkes

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The Children Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon, Rachel Shelley

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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane Amber Heard, Anson Mount, Robert Earl Keen

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Splinter Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Shea Whigham

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Flu Bird Horror Sarah Butler, Clare Carey, Rebekah Kochan

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Don't Look in the Cellar Jed Rowen, Anya Benton, Meghan Falcone

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Surviving Crooked Lake Alysha Aubin, Morgan McCunn, Candice Mausner

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Hot Rod Horror Willy Ortlieb, Brett Gipson, Matt Severson

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I Sell the Dead Ron Perlman, Dominic Monaghan, Larry Fessenden

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Birdemic: Shock and Terror is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2008
Birdemic: Shock and Terror Tippi Hedren, Alan Bagh, James Nguyen

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Lost Boys: The Tribe Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Autumn Reeser

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Prom Night Idris Elba, Brittany Snow, Jana Kramer

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The Midnight Meat Train Bradley Cooper, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb

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Gutterballs Alastair Gamble, Nathan Dashwood, Mihola Terzic

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The Happening Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg, M. Night Shyamalan

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Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust Parker Young, Michelle Bauer, Michael Deak

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Boogeyman 2 Renee O'Connor, Mae Whitman, Tobin Bell

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Martyrs Mylène Jampanoï, Morjana El Alaoui, Xavier Dolan

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Mirrors Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart

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59 21
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Trailer Park of Terror Trace Adkins, Priscilla Barnes, Nichole Hiltz

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56 19
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The Ruins Jena Malone, Bar Paly, Laura Ramsey

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55 19
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Amusement Jessica Lucas, Katheryn Winnick, Laura Breckenridge

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Rest Stop: Don't Look Back Julie Mond, Steve Railsback, Diane Salinger

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The Caretaker Jennifer Tilly, Judd Nelson, Jennifer Freeman

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The Eye Jessica Alba, Chloë Grace Moretz, Parker Posey

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59 24
Cloverfield is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2008
Cloverfield Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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While She Was Out Kim Basinger, Lukas Haas, Craig Sheffer

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58 24
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Repo! The Genetic Opera Paris Hilton, Alexa Vega, Sarah Brightman

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58 24
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The Cottage Andy Serkis, Jennifer Ellison, Doug Bradley

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56 23
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The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

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Colin Rami Hilmi, Clare-Louise English, Dominic Burgess

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Never Cry Werewolf Nina Dobrev, Kevin Sorbo, Peter Stebbings

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57 24
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The Guard Post Jo Hyun-jae, Cheon Ho-Jin, Park Won-sang - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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57 24
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Kill Theory Taryn Manning, Agnes Bruckner, Theo Rossi

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58 25
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Quarantine Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones

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55 24
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Day of the Dead Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord, Nick Cannon

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Resident Evil: Degeneration Laura Bailey, Johnny Yong Bosch, Kari Wahlgren

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April Fool's Day Taylor Cole, Scout Taylor-Compton, Josh Henderson