Horror Movies 2009 List

Transylmania

Located deep in the heart of the "cursed land" of Transylvania in a centuries-old castle, Razvan University isn't y… more

Located deep in the heart of the "cursed land" of Transylvania in a centuries-old castle, Razvan University isn't your typical institution of higher learning -- and the black leather-clad professors, three-foot-tall dean, instruction in crucifix-wielding, and topless vampiresses lurking in dark corners are just the start.

Paul Kim, Jennifer Lyons, David Hillenbrand… more

Paul Kim, Jennifer Lyons, David Hillenbrand, Scott Hillenbrand, Patrick Cavanaugh, James DeBello, Tony Denman

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The New Daughter

Kevin Costner plays John James, a single father who moves to a farm with his two kids after a painful divorce. Soon… more

Kevin Costner plays John James, a single father who moves to a farm with his two kids after a painful divorce. Soon, his daughter (Ivana Baquero of "Pan's Labyrinth") starts behaving ominously, and Dad begins to suspect that the burial mound in a nearby field might have something to do with it.

Kevin Costner, John Travis, Luiso Berdejo… more

Kevin Costner, John Travis, Luiso Berdejo, Ivana Baquero

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Fall Down Dead

Police are on the trail of a serial killer – following clues that are as barbaric as they are "artistic". They have… more

Police are on the trail of a serial killer – following clues that are as barbaric as they are "artistic". They have called the criminal the "Picasso Killer": death is his inspiration, the carved bodies of his victims are his works of art.

Udo Kier, Jon Keeyes, Dominique Swain… more

Udo Kier, Jon Keeyes, Dominique Swain, Mehmet Gunsur, David Carradine, R. Keith Harris

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Zombieland

Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) doesn't… more

Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Ruben Fleischer… more

Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Ruben Fleischer, Rhett Reese, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Gavin Polone, Paul Wernick

The Stepfather

Dylan Walsh stars as David Harris, very much a "family values" man who mysteriously comes into the lives of single… more

Dylan Walsh stars as David Harris, very much a "family values" man who mysteriously comes into the lives of single mothers with children and becomes the dream man they always wanted. When he woos Susan Harding (Sela Ward) and eventually moves in with her family, her teenage son Michael (Penn Bagdley) begins to suspect that David is not quite the dream man he pretends to be. Along with his girlfriend Kelly (Amber Heard) and Susan’s friends (Paige Turco and Sherry Stringfield) they slowly start to piece together the mystery of the man who is set to become their stepfather, but they may be too late in getting to the truth.

Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Nelson McCormick… more

Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Nelson McCormick, Amy Israel, Brian Burns, Dylan Walsh, Penn Badgley, Chad Hamilton

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Saw VI

Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy… more

Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally understood.

Tobin Bell, Marcus Dunstan, Peter Outerbridge… more

Tobin Bell, Marcus Dunstan, Peter Outerbridge, Kevin Greutert, Peter Block, Daniel J. Heffner, Oren Koules, Patrick Melton

The House of the Devil

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar ecli… more

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret; they plan to use her in a satanic ritual.

Ti West, Jocelin Donahue

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Sorority Row

When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree t… more

When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, when after graduation a mysterious killer goes after the five of them and anyone who knows their secret...

Jamie Chung, Josh Stolberg, Audrina Patridge… more

Jamie Chung, Josh Stolberg, Audrina Patridge, Briana Eviga, Carrie Fisher, Pete Goldfinger, Rumer Willis, Stewart Hendler

Jennifer's Body

When small-town high school hottie Jennifer (Megan Fox) is possessed by a hungry demon, guys who never stood a chan… more

When small-town high school hottie Jennifer (Megan Fox) is possessed by a hungry demon, guys who never stood a chance with her, take on new luster in the light of Jennifer's insatiable appetite.

J.K. Simmons, Amanda Seyfried, Amy Sedaris… more

J.K. Simmons, Amanda Seyfried, Amy Sedaris, Adam Brody, Karyn Kusama, Jason Reitman, Johnny Simmons, Daniel Dubiecki

Paranormal Activity

After a young, middle class couple moves into what seems like a typical suburban “starter” tract house, they b… more

After a young, middle class couple moves into what seems like a typical suburban “starter” tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

Jason Blum, Oren Peli, Amber Armstrong… more

Jason Blum, Oren Peli, Amber Armstrong, Steven Schneider, Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Friedrichs, Ashley Palmer

I Sell the Dead

Body snatchers Arthur Blake and Willie Grimes have pillaged their last grave. With just five hours before Arthur fo… more

Body snatchers Arthur Blake and Willie Grimes have pillaged their last grave. With just five hours before Arthur follows Willie to the chopping block, he recounts his life story to Father Francis Duffy. It soon becomes clear that Blake and Grimes are no ordinary grave robbers. And through Arthur's story the priest learns that not all corpses are equal.

Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid, Ron Perlman… more

Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid, Ron Perlman, Dominic Monaghan

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The Final Destination

On what should have been a fun-filled day at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarr… more

On what should have been a fun-filled day at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into the stands, brutally killing his friends and causing the upper deck of the stands to collapse on him. When he comes out of this grisly nightmare Nick panics, persuading his girlfriend, Lori, and their friends, Janet and Hunt, to leave...escaping seconds before Nick's frightening vision becomes a terrible reality. Thinking they've cheated death, the group has a new lease on life, but unfortunately for Nick and Lori, it is only the beginning. As his premonitions continue and the crash survivors begin to die one-by-one--in increasingly gruesome ways--Nick must figure out how to cheat death once and for all before he, too, reaches his final destination. The film marks the latest in the highly popular "Final Destination" series, and its first 3D installment, giving horror fans an especially visceral thrill ride.

Bobby Campo, Walter Hamada, Warren Zide… more

Bobby Campo, Walter Hamada, Warren Zide, Eric Bress, Shantel VanSanten, Richard Brener, David R. Ellis, Craig Perry

Halloween II

Picks up at the exact moment the first movie stopped and follow the aftermath of Michael Myers murderous rampage th… more

Picks up at the exact moment the first movie stopped and follow the aftermath of Michael Myers murderous rampage through the eyes of heroine Laurie Strode.

Rob Zombie, Malcolm McDowell, Scout Taylor-Compton… more

Rob Zombie, Malcolm McDowell, Scout Taylor-Compton, Bob Weinstein, Daeg Faerch, Malek Akkad, Andy Gould, Tyler Mane

Orphan

The tragic loss of their unborn child has devastated Kate and John, taking a toll on both their marriage and Kate's… more

The tragic loss of their unborn child has devastated Kate and John, taking a toll on both their marriage and Kate's fragile psyche as she is plagued by nightmares and haunted by demons from her past. Struggling to regain some semblance of normalcy in their lives, the couple decides to adopt another child. At the local orphanage, both John and Kate find themselves strangely drawn to a young girl named Esther. Almost as soon as they welcome Esther into their home, however, an alarming series of events begins to unfold, leading Kate to believe that there's something wrong with Esther--this seemingly angelic little girl is not what she appears to be. Concerned for the safety of her family, Kate tries to get John and others to see past Esther's sweet facade. But her warnings go unheeded until it may be too late...for everyone.

Peter Sarsgaard, Vera Farmiga, Steve Richards… more

Peter Sarsgaard, Vera Farmiga, Steve Richards, Jaume Collet-Serra, Joel Silver, David Leslie Johnson, Don Carmody, Susan Downey

Agyaat

A film crew goes deep into a forest, losses its way and a mysterious force begins to be hunt them down.

The Collector

Handyman and ex-con Arkin aims to repay a debt to his ex-wife by robbing his new employer's country home. Unfortuna… more

Handyman and ex-con Arkin aims to repay a debt to his ex-wife by robbing his new employer's country home. Unfortunately for Arkin, a far worse enemy has already laid claim to the property - and the family. As the seconds tick down to midnight, Arkin becomes a reluctant hero trapped by a masked "Collector" in a maze of lethal invention - the Spanish Inquisition as imagined by Rube Goldberg - while trying to rescue the very family he came to rob.

Josh Stewart, Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton… more

Josh Stewart, Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton, Karley Scott Collins, Juan Fernandez, Jabari Thomas

Thirst

The film is about a priest who participates in a medical experiment to find a cure for a deadly disease with trauma… more

The film is about a priest who participates in a medical experiment to find a cure for a deadly disease with traumatic repercussions. "Thirst" stars Song Kang-ho ("Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance," "The Host") and Shin Ha-kyun ("Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance"). Involving unusually risqué elements, the film also stars Kim Ok-bi ("Dasepo Naughty Girls") as leading lady.

Park Chan-wook, Song Kang-ho, Shin Ha-kyun… more

Park Chan-wook, Song Kang-ho, Shin Ha-kyun, Kim Ok-bi

Dead Snow

A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of teenagers, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menac… more

A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of teenagers, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.

Tommy Wirkola, Tomas Evjen, Terje Stroemstad… more

Tommy Wirkola, Tomas Evjen, Terje Stroemstad, Stig Frode Henriksen

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The Skeptic

After the mysterious death of his Aunt, Bryan Becket dismisses reports that the Aunt's house is haunted and moves i… more

After the mysterious death of his Aunt, Bryan Becket dismisses reports that the Aunt's house is haunted and moves in.

Zoe Saldana, Tom Arnold, Tennyson Bardwell… more

Zoe Saldana, Tom Arnold, Tennyson Bardwell, Isen Robbins, Aimee Schoof, Mary-Beth Taylor, Tim Daly, Edward Herrmann

Drag Me to Hell

Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) is an ambitious L.A. loan officer with a charming boyfriend, professor Clay Dalton… more

Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) is an ambitious L.A. loan officer with a charming boyfriend, professor Clay Dalton (Justin Long). Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush (Lorna Raver) arrives at the bank to beg for an extension on her home loan. Should Christine follow her instincts and give the old woman a break? Or should she deny the extension to impress her boss, Mr. Jacks (David Paymer), and get a leg-up on a promotion? Christine fatefully chooses the latter, shaming Mrs. Ganush and dispossessing her of her home.

In retaliation, the old woman places the powerful curse of the Lamia on Christine, transforming her life into a living hell. Haunted by an evil spirit and misunderstood by a skeptical boyfriend, she seeks the aid of seer Rham Jas (Dileep Rao) to save her soul from eternal damnation. To help the shattered Christine return her life to normal, the psychic sets her on a frantic course to reverse the spell. As evil forces close in, Christine must face the unthinkable: how far will she go to break free of the curse?

Sam Raimi, Justin Long, Alison Lohman… more

Sam Raimi, Justin Long, Alison Lohman, David Paymer, Josh Donen, Grant Curtis, Rob Tapert, Ivan Raimi

The Horsemen

Aidan Breslin (Quaid) is a bitter detective emotionally distanced from his two young sons following the untimely de… more

Aidan Breslin (Quaid) is a bitter detective emotionally distanced from his two young sons following the untimely death of his devoted wife. While investigating a series of murders of rare violence, he discovers a terrifying link between himself and the suspects in a chain of murders that seem to be based on the Biblical prophecies concerning the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: War, Famine, Pestilence, and Death.

Dennis Quaid, Michael Bay, Dave Callaham… more

Dennis Quaid, Michael Bay, Dave Callaham, Peter Stormare, Jonas Åkerlund, Andrew Form, Ziyi Zhang, Lou Taylor Pucci

The Last House on the Left

Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing caree… more

Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: "The Last House on the Left". Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed their child.

The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari (Sara Paxton) and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari's only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma (Tony Goldwyn and Monica Potter). Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could be safe. And when her family learns the horrifying story, they will make three strangers curse the day they came to "The Last House on the Left".

Marianne Maddalena, Monica Potter, Garret Dillahunt… more

Marianne Maddalena, Monica Potter, Garret Dillahunt, Dennis Iliadis, Wes Craven, Sean S. Cunningham, Cody Zwieg, Jonathan Craven

Laid to Rest

A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her ident… more

A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity.

Robert Hall

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The Haunting in Connecticut

A family is forced to relocate near a The astounding, well-documented story of a family forced to relocate near a… more

A family is forced to relocate near a The astounding, well-documented story of a family forced to relocate near a clinic where their son was being treated for cancer. Strained financially and emotionally, the family discovers their recently renovated home was a former mortuary with a dark history. After experiencing violent supernatural events both inside and out of the house, the family seeks the help of ghost hunters and the Catholic Church, which performs an exorcism.

Adam Simon, Paul Brooks, Elias Koteas… more

Adam Simon, Paul Brooks, Elias Koteas, Peter Cornwell, Tim Metcalfe, Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Wendy Rhoads

The Objective

The film follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Trian… more

The film follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil.

Daniel Myrick, Jeremy Wall, Zev Guber

Friday the 13th

Searching for his missing sister, Clay heads up to the eerie woods of legendary Crystal Lake where he stumbles on t… more

Searching for his missing sister, Clay heads up to the eerie woods of legendary Crystal Lake where he stumbles on the creaky remains of rotting old cabins that lie in wait behind moss-covered trees. And that's not the only thing hiding under the brush. Against the advice of police and cautions from the locals, Clay pursues what few leads he has with the help of a young woman he meets among a group of college kids up for an all-thrills weekend. But they are about to find much more than they bargained for. Little do they know, they've entered the domain of one of the most terrifying specters in American film history - the infamous killer who haunts Crystal Lake armed with a razor-sharp machete...Jason Voorhees.

Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form… more

Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Amanda Righetti, Aaron Woo, Willa Ford, Adam Finberg, Marcus Nispel

My Bloody Valentine 3-D

Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an… more

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 survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry Warden wanted revenge. Exactly one year later, on Valentine's Day, he woke up...and brutally murdered twenty-two people with a pickaxe before being killed. Ten years later, Tom Hanniger returns to Harmony on Valentine's Day, still haunted by the deaths he caused. Struggling to make amends with his past, he grapples with unresolved feelings for his ex-girlfriend, Sarah, who is now married to his best friend, Axel, the town sheriff. But tonight, after years of peace, something from Harmony's dark past has returned. Wearing a miner's mask and armed with a pickaxe, an unstoppable killer is on the loose. And as his footsteps come ever closer, Tom, Sarah and Axel realize in terror that it just might be Harry Warden who's come back to claim them.

Patrick Lussier, Zane Smith, Jaime King… more

Patrick Lussier, Zane Smith, Jaime King, John Dunning, Mike Paseornek, John Sacchi, Jensen Ackles, Tom Atkins

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

"Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" delves into the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic v… more

"Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" delves into the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires, known as Death Dealers, and the barbaric Lycans (werewolves). A young Lycan, Lucian (Michael Sheen), emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Bill Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has persecuted them for hundreds of years. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, the beautiful vampire Sonja (Rhona Mitra), in his battle to free the Lycans from their brutal enslavement.

Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Henry Winterstern… more

Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Henry Winterstern, Tom Rosenberg, Kevin Grevioux, Patrick Tatopoulos, Len Wiseman, Gary Lucchesi

The Uninvited

"The Uninvited" revolves around Anna (Emily Browning), who returns home after spending time in the hospital followi… more

"The Uninvited" revolves around Anna (Emily Browning), who returns home after spending time in the hospital following the tragic death of her mother. Her recovery suffers a setback when she discovers her father (David Strathairn) has become engaged to her mother’s former nurse, Rachel (Elizabeth Banks). That night, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her of Rachel's intentions. Together, Anna and her sister (Arielle Kebbel) try to convince their father that his current fiancée is not who she pretends to be, and what should have been a happy family reunion becomes a lethal battle of wills between stepdaughters and stepmother.

Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn, Tom Pollock… more

Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn, Tom Pollock, Laurie MacDonald, Tom Guard, Roy Lee, Doug Miro, Charlie Guard