Film The Best Modern Slasher Movies  

Wes Carpenter
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No torture movies. No old slashers. Only "slasher revival" (1996 - 2012)

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Scream is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, and David Arquette. Released on ...more

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak Halloween is a 2018 horror film directed by David Gordon Green, and the 11th film in the Halloween franchise. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers ...more

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Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie ...more

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Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
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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Scream 4 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
AceRoccola added Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox 10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley and Deputy Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell also returns as Sidney Prescott. A killer is after a new ...more

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more

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I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Lois Duncan. The film changes many aspects of the book, which was not a slasher novel. ...more

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on the premise that a killer is using the methods of death described in certain urban legends as a ...more

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Final Destination 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
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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Freddy vs. Jason is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
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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The Final Girls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
go_sullivan added Nina Dobrev, Malin Åkerman, Taissa Farmiga The Final Girls is a 2015 American slasher comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson. Max Cartwright (Taissa Farmiga)'s mother was scream queen Nancy (Malin Åkerman), who starred in ...more

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Final Destination 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Cory Monteith, Tony Todd Final Destination 3 is a 2006 American horror film, and the third installment of the Final Destination franchise. It was directed and co-written by James Wong, who also directed and co-wrote the ...more

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Cherry Falls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, Michael Biehn Cherry Falls is a 2000 American slasher comedy film written by Ken Selden and directed by Geoffrey Wright. The film stars Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, and Michael Biehn.

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My Bloody Valentine 3D is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Megan Boone Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only ...more

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Behind the Mask: The Rise of L... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
AceRoccola added 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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Hell Fest is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Hell Fest Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus Hellfest is a 2018 American horror film directed by Gregory Plotkin. A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends ...more

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High Tension is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
AceRoccola added 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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Cold Prey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
AceRoccola added Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Viktoria Winge, Rolf Kristian Larsen Cold Prey is a 2006 Norwegian slasher film, directed by Roar Uthaug. It premiered in Norway on October 13, 2006 and received mostly positive reviews and was hailed as one of the best modern ...more

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Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell Death Proof is a 2007 American action-exploitation film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film centers on a psychopathic stunt man, Stuntman Mike played by Kurt Russell, who stalks ...more

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Red Eye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Modern Slasher Movies
Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox Red Eye is a 2005 American thriller film directed by Wes Craven and starring Rachel McAdams as a hotel manager ensnared in an assassination plot by a terrorist while aboard a red-eye flight to ...more