Scary Movies The Best Horror Movies of 2009  

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List of the best 2009 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 2009, 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 Zombieland and Halloween II include images when available. If you're looking for a list of all horror movies from 2009 then you've found the right page. Order the list alphabetically by clicking on "Sort Alphabetically" in the options dropdown.

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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 2009
Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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The Last House on the Left Sara Paxton, Aaron Paul, Monica Potter

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The Haunting in Connecticut Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas

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Orphan Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Margo Martindale

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Drag Me to Hell Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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REC 2 Manuela Velasco, Albert Grabuleda Capdevila, Javier Botet

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Pandorum Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

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The Loved Ones Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Gulliver McGrath

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Doghouse Jessica-Jane Clement, Stephen Graham, Danny Dyer

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Jennifer's Body Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Chris Pratt

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Antichrist Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

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Dead Snow Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel

The Best Horror Movie Remakes

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Friday the 13th Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti

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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura

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Dread Jackson Rathbone, Paloma Faith, Iga Wyrwał

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The Collector Daniella Alonso, Madeline Zima, Andrea Roth

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Thirst Song Kang-Ho, Ok-bin Kim, Shin Ha-kyun Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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The Descent Part 2 Josh Dallas, Shauna Macdonald, Nora-Jane Noone

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Boogeyman 3 Tobin Bell, Nikki Sanderson, Erin Cahill

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Triangle Liam Hemsworth, Melissa George, Cha Tae-hyun

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen

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My Bloody Valentine 3D Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Megan Boone

The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

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Daybreakers Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill

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ThanksKilling Chuck Lamb, Jordan Downey, Natasha Cordova

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Case 39 Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane

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Train Thora Birch, Gideon Emery, Gloria Votsis

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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutchersonm

The Most Awkward Movies to Watch with Your Parents

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Tormented Alex Pettyfer, Georgia King, Tuppence Middleton

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The Hole Bruce Dern, Teri Polo, Chord Overstreet

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Lesbian Vampire Killers Paul McGann, James Corden, Tiffany Mulheron

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The Reeds Scarlett Alice Johnson, Eli Marienthal, Will Mellor

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Halloween II Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris

The Best Scary Movies Based on True Stories

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The Grudge 3 Shawnee Smith, Marina Sirtis, Beau Mirchoff

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Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead Kaley Cuoco, Janet Montgomery, Tamer Hassan

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Sorority Row Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge

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Children of the Corn Kandyse McClure, Isabelle Fuhrman, Billy Unger

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Paranormal Entity Erin Marie Hogan, Shane Van Dyke, Norman Saleet

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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Yavarum Nalam Sachin Khedekar, R. Madhavan, Poonam Dhillon

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The Uninvited Elizabeth Banks, Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel

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Malibu Shark Attack Peta Wilson, Chelan Simmons, Warren Christie

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Saw VI Shawnee Smith, Betsy Russell, Tobin Bell

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The Unborn Gary Oldman, Idris Elba, Odette Annable

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Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus Debbie Gibson, Lorenzo Lamas, Stephen Blackehart

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The Stepfather Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Penn Dayton Badgley

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Red Hook Brian J. Smith, Terrence Mann, Tate Ellington

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Puppet Master: Axis of Evil Erica Shaffer, Tom Sandoval, Jerry Hoffman

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The Seamstress Lance Henriksen, Sarah Mutch, Kevin McNulty

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The Final Destination Ali Larter, Krista Allen, Shantel VanSanten

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Neowolf Veronica Cartwright, Tiffany Shepis, Agim Kaba

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The Brotherhood V: Alumni Nathan Parsons, Maria Aceves, Brett Novek