Critically Acclaimed Horror From 2000-present

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  1. Starbreaker

    Starbreaker Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Any good semi-recent horror films from the past 10 years or so? Preferably something that got pretty good reviews like

    Trick r Treat
    28 Days Later
    The Descent
    Dawn of the Dead

    I'm having trouble finding decent stuff to watch.
     
  2. Brandonv

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    The Descent is my favorite from the past 10 years. Another one that I liked was The Mist. It only has a Meta Score of 58, but I thought it was quite good.
     
  3. Mr Light

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    Maybe it's just cause I'm getting older but horror movies don't thrill me anymore. I liked The Ring, The Grudge, 28 Days Later, The Descent, The Others, High Tension, Dawn of the Dead remake...

    I can't even remember the last good horror movie from the past or two though!
     
  4. Rii

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    The Blair With Project only just misses the deadline. :shifty:
     
  5. Starbreaker

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    I said horror movies, not movies filled with random freaking out and zippers opening and closing. ;)
     
  6. Rii

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    I think you'll struggle to find a horror film since that's enjoyed as much critical acclaim.
     
  7. AliciaD496

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    30 Days of Night was pretty good, I thought. Very atmospheric and a not so happy ending. I forget, were the reviews favorable?
     
  8. Greg Cox

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    The Descent
    Let the Right One In
    The Orphanage
     
  9. Kirkman1987

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    The Mist is very good.
     
  10. Rii

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    Hmm. I didn't think of this as horror, but I agree that it's a remarkable film.
     
  11. Starbreaker

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    Was pretty impressed with Let the Right One In. I LOVED The Orphanage. Probably in my top 20 films.
     
  12. Joeman

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    I liked that movie a lot as well.

    I really liked Wicked Little Things.

    I don't pay much attention to what is or isn't critically acclaimed. I only know what I like. I find good horror movies extremely tough to find these days, so I mostly just try to have as much fun with them as I can.

    That being said, I enjoyed Teeth and Shrooms. Most of my friends didn't like either.
     
  13. Mr Light

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    I thought 30 Days of Night was very so-so. I was looking forward to that one too.
     
  14. Myasishchev

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    Funny Games.
     
  15. JarodRussell

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    The last decade didn't have any good horror movies, imo.
     
  16. Starkers

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    The Orphanage.

    Plus another vote for Let the Right One In
     
  17. cheeseyfatmonkey

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    I loved Drag Me to Hell and I think it was well receivced. 92% on rotten tomatoes.
     
  18. melancholymecha

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    some entertainment sites consider Distict 9 "horror", so there. Oscar nominated even. ;)
     
  19. The Mirrorball Man

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    There is Rec and Rec2.
     
  20. Mr Light

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    Drag Me to Hell was good... though it was more comedy than horror :D