Horror Films 2000-2018

by d-tomlin | created - 04 Nov 2012 | updated - 20 Jan 2018 | Public

Last updated Jan 20th 2018. A list of horror films I've seen from 2000 to the present day. Films added as viewed with a mini review. I watch them all, low rated horror to great horror. Click on "sort by : list order" to see most recently added.

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1. 13 Sins (2014)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

44 Metascore

A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last.

Director: Daniel Stamm | Stars: Mark Webber, Devon Graye, Tom Bower, Rutina Wesley

Votes: 30,127 | Gross: $0.01M

OK with some good ideas but could have been better.Starts off really well and interesting but does lose its way.But worth watching.

2. We Are What We Are (2013)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

71 Metascore

The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family.

Director: Jim Mickle | Stars: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, Wyatt Russell

Votes: 18,646 | Gross: $0.08M

Another remake of a japanese film (havent seen original) but as for this. OK, bit slow in places but the ending has to be seen.

3. Nurse 3D (2013)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

29 Metascore

By day, Abby Russell is a dedicated nurse, but by night, she lures cheating men to their brutal deaths and exposes them for who they really are.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski | Stars: Paz de la Huerta, Katrina Bowden, Judd Nelson, Corbin Bleu

Votes: 8,919

Hard to genre this one.Tongue in cheek,nudity.gore galore,a very strange performance by the lead character but all in all worth a watch for some ott action and ideas.

4. Jug Face (2013)

R | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

58 Metascore

Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a creature in a pit.

Director: Chad Crawford Kinkle | Stars: Sean Bridgers, Lauren Ashley Carter, Kaitlin Cullum, Larry Fessenden

Votes: 6,382

Strange film.Not unlike the village.But some good performances.

5. Mama (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself to their family.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse

Votes: 161,538 | Gross: $71.63M

Good film,the two young leads are really good.Slightly disappointing ending, but recommended viewing.

6. Evil Dead (2013)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci

Votes: 148,498 | Gross: $54.24M

As remakes go,this is one of the better ones.plenty of blood and guts,can't match the original for that,but effects so much better.

7. Crawlspace (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

The Gates family dream house turns quickly into a nightmare when their life is disturbed by the deranged previous owner who plots to retake his home and the Gates children for his own - ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Stolberg | Stars: Raleigh Holmes, Sterling Beaumon, Jonathan Silverman, Lori Loughlin

Votes: 740

Home invasion film with a difference.

8. The Purge (I) (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

41 Metascore

A wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane

Votes: 187,667 | Gross: $64.47M

Home invasion horror.Not bad at all, but prefer 2010's Mother's Day.

Certainly different.26 a-z mini stories.It's hit and miss,but more hit then miss.Worth watching for some of the weirdness and ideas.

10. The Tall Man (2012)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

52 Metascore

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, William B. Davis, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 36,946

Likeable lead,and some interesting ideas,but overall only ok.

11. The Bay (II) (2012)

R | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

65 Metascore

Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Will Rogers, Kristen Connolly, Kether Donohue, Frank Deal

Votes: 23,739 | Gross: $0.03M

Documentary type in the way it is presented. Good horror, I think under rated. Really enjoyed it.

12. Lord of Darkness (2012)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean and his murderous, inbred family are responsible for over a thousand murders over the centuries.

Director: Ricky Wood | Stars: David Hayman, Samuel Feeney, Gavin Mitchell, William Houston

Votes: 1,151

Not sure about this one.Some ott gore.And it does feature a great performance by david haymen who is also great in tv's trial and retribution. Overall stick with it.

13. Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.

Director: Bradley Parker | Stars: Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Nathan Phillips

Votes: 61,549 | Gross: $18.12M

Some good leads in this. Good horror.Recommended.

14. The Watermen (2012)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

A clan of watermen capture a crew of sport fishermen who must then fight for their lives.

Director: Matt L. Lockhart | Stars: Jason Mewes, Richard Riehle, Floyd Abel, Blakely Bunnell

Votes: 1,165

Kids go on a boat and are captured by some inbred type murderers etc etc. Hardly original and no characters to care about. Overall, poor.

15. Kill Zombie! (2012)

TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.

Directors: Martijn Smits, Erwin van den Eshof | Stars: Yahya Gaier, Mimoun Ouled Radi, Gigi Ravelli, Sergio Hasselbaink

Votes: 1,384

The dutch get in on the act,in this ott zombie gore fest with plenty of laughs chucked in.We've seen it all before, but does have it's moments.

16. The Pact (II) (2012)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

54 Metascore

As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home.

Director: Nicholas McCarthy | Stars: Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Mark Steger, Agnes Bruckner

Votes: 22,508

Yet another haunted/ghost film. Same old. Same old.

17. Before Dawn (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror

An estranged couple's vacation to save their troubled relationship goes awry when they find themselves under attack from the walking dead

Director: Dominic Brunt | Stars: Dominic Brunt, Joanne Mitchell, Eileen O'Brien, Nicky Evans

Votes: 660

Not very good zombie film.Only wanted to see it to see how good Paddy is from emmerdale.

18. [REC] 3: Genesis (2012)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

45 Metascore

A couple's wedding day turns horrific as some of the guests start showing signs of a strange illness.

Director: Paco Plaza | Stars: Leticia Dolera, Diego Martín, Ismael Martínez, Àlex Monner

Votes: 31,302 | Gross: $0.01M

Ok. But a different story and nowhere near as good as the first 2.

19. Zombies Vs. Strippers (2012)

R | 75 min | Comedy, Horror

The Tough Titty is a strip club that's seen better days. Spider has been losing money on his business for years. Now it's finally getting the traffic he's always wanted... unfortunately, most of his patrons are undead.

Director: Alex Nicolaou | Stars: Circus-Szalewski, Eve Mauro, Victoria Levine, Adriana Sephora

Votes: 673

Not very good. Terrible acting. Same as zombies zombies zombies.

20. The Collection (II) (2012)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

38 Metascore

A man who escapes from the vicious grips of the serial killer known as "The Collector" is then forced to help rescue an innocent girl from the killer's booby-trapped lair.

Director: Marcus Dunstan | Stars: Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, Christopher McDonald, Randall Archer

Votes: 42,926 | Gross: $12.84M

Nothing special follow up to the much better collector.

21. V/H/S (2012)

R | 116 min | Horror, Thriller

55 Metascore

When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman

Votes: 54,030 | Gross: $0.10M

Disappointing multi story horror.

22. Inhuman Resources (2012)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

Six captive office workers are literally chained to their desks by deranged former regional manager Thomas Reddmann (Redd). He assigns his 'human resources' the impossible task of proving his innocence or suffering gruesome consequences.

Director: Daniel Krige | Stars: Nicholas Hope, Kelly Paterniti, Sam Reid, Alan Dukes

Votes: 2,259

Will certainly keep you guessing what's coming next,but performances not that good.

23. No One Lives (2012)

R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

26 Metascore

A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Luke Evans, Gary Grubbs, Adelaide Clemens, Derek Magyar

Votes: 17,165 | Gross: $0.07M

You can maybe see the twist half way through coming,but a good horror/thriller.

24. Scary or Die (2012)

R | 94 min | Horror

The creation of filmmaker Michael Emanuel, SCARY OR DIE tells five interwoven horror stories that take place in and around the "City of Angels". A flesh-eating clown desperately trying to ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Badway, Michael Emanuel, Igor Meglic | Stars: Bill Oberst Jr., Hali Lula Hudson, Shawn-Caulin Young, Charles Rahi Chun

Votes: 3,558

Several stories in one. There is one stand story.

25. Battleground (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

A bank robbery goes awry and the robbers hold up within a forest, but there is another that dwells here, an ex Vietnam vet. Soon, a battle of survival erupts as the thieves' now have to fight for their very existence.

Director: Neil Mackay | Stars: Bryan Larkin, Hugh Lambe, Bob Cymbalski, Robert Nolan

Votes: 1,251

A bit different this one.robbers on the run get their cum-uppance.great performance by the villian who i'm sure is rutger hauer.but it isn't.or is it? It certainly looks like him.

26. American Mary (2012)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror

46 Metascore

The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients.

Directors: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska | Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Tristan Risk, David Lovgren

Votes: 20,785

Certainly a bit different,with a strong lead performance.

27. Little Deaths (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror

Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death.

Directors: Sean Hogan, Andrew Parkinson, Simon Rumley | Stars: Luke de Lacey, Holly Lucas, Siubhan Harrison, James Oliver Wheatley

Votes: 2,845

An interesting concept here.But just poorly done.

28. Don't Let Him In (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller

Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.

Director: Kelly Smith | Stars: Sophie Linfield, Sam Hazeldine, Gordon Alexander, Gemma Harvey

Votes: 1,721

Not bad slasher type,with a couple of twists thrown in.

29. Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

52 Metascore

A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London.

Director: Matthias Hoene | Stars: Rasmus Hardiker, Harry Treadaway, Michelle Ryan, Ashley Thomas

Votes: 17,639

Pretty good zombie comedy.With some familar brit actors in.

30. Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.

Director: Ryan Andrews | Stars: Jaime Winstone, Aneurin Barnard, Rupert Evans, Kate Magowan

Votes: 845

Just couldn't get into this.Heading for cult status? I dont think so.With no likeable characters.Very Disappointing.

31. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

42 Metascore

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 144,334 | Gross: $37.52M

Some ok performances and ok film.

32. The Woman in Black (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

62 Metascore

A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

Director: James Watkins | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds, Emma Shorey

Votes: 167,292 | Gross: $54.33M

Over rated. Same old haunted house/ghost story.

33. The Thompsons (2012)

R | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.

Directors: Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores | Stars: Cory Knauf, Samuel Child, Mackenzie Firgens, Joseph McKelheer

Votes: 2,103

Well acted horror.Loses it's way a touch towards the end.But ok.

34. House at the End of the Street (2012)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

31 Metascore

After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends a boy who was the only survivor of the accident.

Director: Mark Tonderai | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot, Gil Bellows

Votes: 67,130 | Gross: $31.61M

Some good performances in this one. Not bad but could of been better.

35. Sinister (I) (2012)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

53 Metascore

Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Fred Dalton Thompson

Votes: 202,761 | Gross: $48.09M

Good ending.And a good film.

36. A Night in the Woods (2011)

TV-MA | 82 min | Horror, Mystery

Brody, his girlfriend Kerry and their friend Leo go hiking in Dartmoor's Wistman's Woods, so named because of its legendary haunted past. That night jealousies, sexual tensions and strained... See full summary »

Director: Richard Parry | Stars: Scoot McNairy, Anna Skellern, Andrew Hawley

Votes: 802

Boring as. Nothing happens for over an hour and when it does,you won't really care.

37. Coffin (2011)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Jack Samms' evening started normal enough. But then the mysterious masked stranger, known as Trick, pays him a visit. Within minutes, Jack is faced with a ticking clock after Trick reveals ... See full summary »

Directors: Kipp Tribble, Derik Wingo | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Bruce Davison, Patrick Barnitt, Johnny Alonso

Votes: 872

Ok horror/thriller.

38. The Moth Diaries (2011)

R | 82 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

38 Metascore

Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Sarah Bolger, Sarah Gadon, Lily Cole, Anne Day-Jones

Votes: 6,066 | Gross: $0.00M

Slow paced, but plenty of style in this coming of age vampire film.

39. Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.

Director: John Pogue | Stars: Mercedes Mason, Josh Cooke, Mattie Liptak, Ignacio Serricchio

Votes: 17,554

Doesn't follow on from quarantine. Not great, but passable.

40. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

R | 95 min | Horror

72 Metascore

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Director: Drew Goddard | Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz

Votes: 345,631 | Gross: $42.07M

It's certainly a bit different. And it has that great scene when all hell breaks lose once the lift opens. But overall disappointing.

41. Red State (2011)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Horror

50 Metascore

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano

Votes: 59,829 | Gross: $1.10M

Ok shot em up film. plenty of guns and guns and guns. not great.

42. Adam Chaplin (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Crime, Horror

His life was torn apart when his wife was murdered by Mafia boss Denny. Filled with vengeance, Adam summoned a demon that endowed him with god-like strength so that he might survive his journey through Heaven's Valley.

Directors: Emanuele De Santi, Giulio De Santi | Stars: Emanuele De Santi, Valeria Sannino, Chiara Marfella, Christian Riva

Votes: 1,557

Completely OTT gore fest but done manga style. Hard to follow and it just isn't very good.

43. Livid (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Fantasy, Horror

The suggestion of a big treasure hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy will become an irresistible lure to a fiendish trap for Lucie and her friends.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Chloé Coulloud, Félix Moati, Jérémy Kapone, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 6,023

The director's follow up to Inside. Has to be said starts off well, but doesn't really go anywhere. Overall, a disappointment.

44. The Innkeepers (2011)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

64 Metascore

During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.

Director: Ti West | Stars: Sara Paxton, Pat Healy, Kelly McGillis, Alison Bartlett

Votes: 31,505 | Gross: $0.08M

Another rather boring ghost/haunted house film. adds nothing really.

45. The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror

17 Metascore

Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.

Director: Tom Six | Stars: Laurence R. Harvey, Ashlynn Yennie, Maddi Black, Kandace Caine

Votes: 33,338 | Gross: $0.12M

Some scenes have to be seen to be believed. Unpleasant follow up and just plain daft.

46. Hostel: Part III (2011 Video)

R | 88 min | Horror

Four men attending a bachelor party in Las Vegas fall prey to the Elite Hunting Club, who are hosting a gruesome game show of torture.

Director: Scott Spiegel | Stars: Kip Pardue, Brian Hallisay, John Hensley, Sarah Habel

Votes: 25,885

Not bad addition to the hostel series. Surprisingly straight to dvd in uk.

47. Grave Encounters (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror