The Scariest Movies of Each Year

A comprehensive list of the 70 scariest horror movies from 1960 till today—the scariest film of each year plus honorable mentions.

—2000—

Final Destination
American Psycho

2000 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Ginger Snaps
The Cell
The Gift

—2001—

The Others
The Devil’s Backbone

2001 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Thirteen Ghosts
Jeepers Creepers
From Hell
Hannibal
Joyride
Frailty

—2002—

The Ring

2002 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
28 Days Later
Red Dragon
Blade 2

—2003—

House of a 1000 Corpses

2003 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Identity
High Tension
Jeepers Creepers 2

—2004—

Saw

2004 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Dawn of the Dead
The Grudge
The Village

—2005—

The Descent

2005 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Constantine
Saw II

—2006—

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

2006 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Hills Have Eyes
Silent Hill
Them

—2007—

Paranormal Activity

2007 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Orphanage
The Mist
REC

—2008—

The Strangers

2008 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Quarentine
The Ruins
Martyrs

—2009—

Zombieland

2009 HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Drag Me To Hell
The Loved Ones
Dead Snow
Orphan

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