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The Best 2000s Slasher Movies 

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List Rules Vote up your favorite slasher films that were released in the 2000s.

In the 2000s slasher movies not only saw remakes of two classics, Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but also a match up of two of the genres creepiest villains Freddy vs. Jason – Freddy from Nightmare on Elm Street and Jason from Friday the 13th.
 

Also of note on this list of the best 2000s slasher movies is Wrong Turn, which spawned several sequels, Final Destination, another sequel generator and the slasher movie spoof Scary Movie.
 

If it were up to you which would you choose, death by chainsaw, finger-blades or plain old knives? Let us know in the comments below and vote up your favorite top 00s slasher movies.

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Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa
Final Destination is a 2000 American horror film directed by James Wong. It is the first installment of the Final Destination series. The screenplay was written by James Wong, Glen Morgan, and ...more

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Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers
Wrong Turn is a 2003 American horror film directed by Rob Schmidt and written by Alan B. McElroy. The film was shot in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and starred Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, ...more

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Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel
This film is a 2003 American horror film, and a remake of the 1974 horror film of the same name. It is a reboot of the franchise, marking its fifth installment, and was directed by Marcus Nispel ...more

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Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena
Freddy vs. Jason is a 2003 American slasher action fantasy film directed by Ronny Yu. The film is a crossover between the Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. It is the ...more

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Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter
Final Destination 2 is a 2003 supernatural American horror film directed by David R. Ellis. The screenplay by J. Mackye Gruber and Eric Bress was from a story by Gruber, Bress, and series ...more

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The Collector is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Slasher Movies
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Daniella Alonso, Madeline Zima, Andrea Roth
The Collector is a 2009 horror film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed by Dunstan. Originally titled The Midnight Man, the script was originally intended to be a Saw ...more

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Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and ...more

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Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman
The Strangers is a 2008 American horror film written and directed by Bryan Bertino and starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman as a young couple who are terrorized by three masked assailants, who ...more

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Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine
The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 American horror film and remake of Wes Craven's 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes. Written by filmmaking partners Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur of the ...more

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Cécile de France, Philippe Nahon, Maïwenn Besco
High Tension is a 2003 French psychological suspense and slasher film that was later released in 2004 in the UK and 2005 in the US and Canada. The film, directed by Alexandre Aja, stars ...more

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Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris
Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name; it is a reboot of the ...more

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Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird
This film is a 2006 American slasher film. The sixth installment of the Texas Chainsaw franchise was directed by Jonathan Liebesman and co-produced by Kim Henkel and Tobe Hooper, the film went ...more
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Hostel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Slasher Movies
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Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez
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Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein, Scott Wilson
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is a 2006 American mockumentary horror film and black comedy directed by Scott Glosserman. It stars Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals and Robert Englund. ...more

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Amber Heard, Anson Mount, Robert Earl Keen
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane is a 2006 American slasher film directed by Jonathan Levine, and starring Amber Heard, Michael Welch, Whitney Able and Anson Mount. The plot centers on a group of ...more

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Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth
Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an American dark comedy that heavily parodies the horror, slasher, and mystery genres. Several mid- and ...more

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David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah
Jason X is a 2001 Canadian-American science fiction slasher film directed by Jim Isaac. It is the tenth installment in the Friday the 13th film series. The film made $16,951,798 worldwide ...more

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Sophia Bush, Sean Bean, Neal McDonough
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Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan
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Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell
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Val Kilmer, LL Cool J, Christian Slater
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Laid to Rest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Slasher Movies
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Lena Headey, Jana Kramer, Lucas Till
Laid to Rest is a 2009 slasher film written and directed by Robert Green Hall. It was followed by a 2011 sequel entitled ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2.
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Tony Todd, Robert Englund, Mercedes McNab
Hatchet is a 2006 American slasher film written and directed by Adam Green. The film has an all-star horror film cast.

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Wrong Turn 2: Dead End ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Slasher Movies
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Henry Rollins, Daniella Alonso, Crystal Lowe
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