2001 - Top 30 Horror Movies

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1. The Devil's Backbone (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror

78 Metascore

After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets which he must uncover.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve

Votes: 57,844 | Gross: $0.75M

2. Session 9 (2001)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery

58 Metascore

Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas

Votes: 50,165 | Gross: $0.38M

3. Dagon (2001)

R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Ezra Godden, Francisco Rabal, Raquel Meroño, Macarena Gómez

Votes: 15,402

4. Wolf Girl (2001 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Tara Talbot is afflicted with the rare genetic condition hypertrichosis-- she is covered head to toe in hair. She lives her life in Harley Dune's Travelling Freak Show, on display as the '... See full summary »

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Shelby Fenner, Shawn Ashmore, Tony Denman, Nate Dushku

Votes: 815

5. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

R | 91 min | Horror

30 Metascore

When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!

Director: Steve Beck | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, Embeth Davidtz, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 74,840 | Gross: $41.87M

6. The Shaft (2001)

R | 111 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

When the express elevators in the Millennium Building, one of New York's most famous landmarks, start to malfunction and behave in erratic ways, elevator mechanic Mark Newman is sent out to... See full summary »

Director: Dick Maas | Stars: James Marshall, Naomi Watts, Eric Thal, Michael Ironside

Votes: 3,847

7. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

74 Metascore

A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Votes: 317,271 | Gross: $96.52M

8. The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

60 Metascore

A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida

Votes: 7,772

9. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

54 Metascore

In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 140,520 | Gross: $31.60M

10. Joy Ride (2001)

R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

75 Metascore

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman

Votes: 60,770 | Gross: $21.97M

11. The Hole (2001)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Thora Birch, Desmond Harrington, Daniel Brocklebank, Laurence Fox

Votes: 42,491

12. Maniacts (2001)

R | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Two serial killers meet and fall in love in an asylum for the criminally insane. Upon escaping their corrupt captors, they flee to the country to try and lead a happy, normal life. ... See full summary »

Director: C.W. Cressler | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kellie Waymire, John Furlong, Mel Winkler

Votes: 275

13. The Bunker (2001)

R | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. They soon feel surrounded by enemies. When they hear about the tunnel-system beneath the bunker and some mystic... See full summary »

Director: Rob Green | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Andrew Tiernan, Christopher Fairbank, Simon Kunz

Votes: 5,595

14. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)

PG | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.

Director: Brent Maddock | Stars: Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart

Votes: 14,817

15. The Forsaken (2001)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

35 Metascore

A young man gets embroiled in a war against vampires.

Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Kerr Smith, Brendan Fehr, Izabella Miko, Johnathon Schaech

Votes: 8,006 | Gross: $7.29M

16. Valentine (2001)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

18 Metascore

Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.

Director: Jamie Blanks | Stars: Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Jessica Capshaw

Votes: 23,600 | Gross: $20.38M

17. Mimic 2 (2001 Video)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi

A human mimicking giant bug survived Mimic (1997) and is killing humans and stalking a woman, who's bug/biology school teacher in NYC.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Alix Koromzay, Bruno Campos, Will Estes, Gaven E. Lucas

Votes: 4,696

18. Return to Cabin by the Lake (2001 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Murderous screenwriter Stanley Caldwell, who incidentally is thought to be dead, returns to the scenes of his crimes.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Judd Nelson, Brian Krause, Dahlia Salem, Claudette Mink

Votes: 1,007

19. Arachnid (2001)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A man is taken to a small clinic in Guam with mysterious bites on him. This sparks a search for what could have caused such wounds. A group of men and women fly to the island he lived on to... See full summary »

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Chris Potter, Alex Reid, José Sancho, Neus Asensi

Votes: 2,588

20. Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001 Video)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

The evil Djinn is back at again, this time wreaking havoc on the students of Illinois' Baxter University.

Director: Chris Angel | Stars: Jason Connery, A.J. Cook, Tobias Mehler, Louisette Geiss

Votes: 3,870

21. Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001 Video)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska....only to find that it's been condemned and ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Magar | Stars: Claudette Mink, Kyle Cassie, Michael Ironside, Troy Yorke

Votes: 2,341

22. Flying Virus (2001)

R | 100 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A journalist uncovers a government conspiracy to unleash virus-carrying killer bees that could wipe out humanity.

Director: Jeff Hare | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Craig Sheffer, Rutger Hauer, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 833

23. Spiders II: Breeding Ground (2001)

R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Jason and Alexandra 'Alex', a close couple, lose their sail yacht in a storm and are grateful to get picked up by Captain Jim Bigelow's commercial carrier. Suspicious about the rough ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Stephanie Niznik, Greg Cromer, Daniel Quinn, Richard Moll

Votes: 1,394



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