Saturday, July 21, 2012

Best Horror Movies of 2008

 Best Horror Movies of 2008


Best 2007 Horror Movies |                                                              | Best 2009 Horror Movies |
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TOO SCARY 2 WATCH now presents a "Best of" list of 2008 horror films (arranged alphabetically) that we believe may be worth checking out, if you love scary movies like we do. The list will continue to be updated as we continue to find more movies that we believe are worthy of adding. We've done our best to create a versatile list pulling from a variety of different horror genres ...



Action horror movies, popular horror movies, B-movies, underrated movies, Independent movies, remakes, and more ... 

It can be argued whether some of the movies on the list belong in the horror genre (depending on how one defines horror) ... nevertheless (with versatility in mind), we've included some that are definitely horror, some that are horror comedies, some that are sci-fi action horror, some that are psychological thrillers, along with others that may be open for interpretation
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Disclaimer

Not all of the movies on the list, in our opinion, are actually good movies, but were chosen to be included for a variety of different reasons. -- Some had highly anticipated theatrical releases, some are popular horror films, some are cheesy but entertaining, while others are remakes or sequels to classic horror films from decades past.

Thanks and enjoy!

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After killing her abusive cop husband, Mike (Michael Paré), Marnie (Famke Janssen) returns to New York to serve the remainder of her manslaughter sentence under house arrest. But Mike's vengeful ghost isn't done taunting her in this gripping supernatural thriller. Meanwhile, Mike's ex-partner (Bobby Cannavale) keeps close tabs on Marnie, who must wear an ankle bracelet that doesn't allow her to escape -- let alone move past a 100-foot radius.

Director: Eric Red
R-Rated
96 mins
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While being interrogated by a police psychiatrist, the near-catatonic Tabitha (Katheryn Winnick) tries to explain why she and two of her childhood friends (Laura Breckenridge and Jessica Lucas) are being hunted by a serial killer. The truth that's dying to come out weaves together three tragic secrets from their past. Keir O'Donnell and Tad Hilgenbrinck co-star as two of the girls' boyfriends who become unwitting targets in their deadly game.

Director: John Simpson
R-Rated
85 mins
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One year after the gorgeous Milan Hastings (Sabrina Aldridge) dies in a prank devised by slithery socialite Desiree Cartier (Taylor Cole), members of Desiree's upper-crust clique start dying in mysterious -- and often grisly -- ways. While the hunter's attacks grow increasingly frequent and vicious, it's a fight for survival for the spoiled heirs in this jumpy horror treat, co-starring Scout Taylor-Compton, Josh Henderson and Jennifer Siebel.

Unrated
91 mins

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In this sinister spine chiller, six college students learn that their dorm used to double as a horrific insane asylum in the 1930s, where a sadistic doctor performed numerous grisly lobotomies on his disturbed teenage patients. It seems that the ghost of the doctor still haunts the corridors, and he's determined to continue his ghastly experiments on the current residents. Will the friends escape the psycho spirit -- or go insane trying?

Director: David R. Ellis
R-Rated
93 mins


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On their way home from Mardi Gras, a group of young partygoers crashes their car in the middle of nowhere. Luckily, an ambulance mysteriously shows up to take them to Mercy Hospital -- but they seem to be the only patients.

Director: Adam Gierasch
R-Rated
84 mins
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When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling outside the windows. Angie gets the drop on the would-be killer, but quickly discovers that her nightmare has just begun. Jonas Barnes and Michael Manasseri direct this darkly humorous horror flick.

R-Rated
89 mins
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2008 UK Release

Inspired by true events, this terrifying tale of man vs. beast follows the ill-fated boat excursion of three vacationers through Northern Australia's mangrove swamps and their fight for their lives against a ferocious crocodile. When their vessel suddenly overturns and the guide (Ben Oxenbould) disappears into thewater, Grace (Diana Glenn), her boyfriend, Adam (Andy Rodoreda), and her younger sister, Lee (Maeve Dermody), must think fast.

R-Rated
90 mins
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Although her best friend supposedly committed suicide, college student Sarah Morris (Erin Cahill) knows the girl's wounds weren't self-inflicted. But her insistence that the Boogeyman was to blame only prompts her roommates to think she's losing her mind. Now, Sarah's splitting her time between trying to convince her campus friends that their lives are in serious danger -- and trying to save her own.

Director: Gary Jones
Unrated
94 mins

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The Brøken (original title)

From the very first moment Gina (Lena Headey) spots a woman who looks exactly like her driving down a busy London street, reality ceases to exist as she knows it. Tailing her doppelganger, Gina finds herself immersed in a surreal landscape of mind-bending nightmares and inexplicable events. Written and directed by Sean Ellis, this disturbing tale also stars Richard Jenkins and Asier Newman.

Director: Sean Ellis 
R-Rated
93 mins

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When a group of young campers takes a detour en route to an isolated mountain range, it turns out to be the biggest mistake of their lives, as they ultimately become the targets of a homicidal family with a taste for blood. Based on actual events, this terrifying tale from director Franklin Guerrero Jr. follows in the tradition of landmark horror flicks such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and the Friday the 13th series.

R-Rated 
97 mins
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It's a classic English Christmas in the countryside -- snow on the ground, turkey in the oven, the laughter of frolicking children -- until the fun and games take a dark and deadly turn. Is something in the woods spurring the kids to murder? And why are grown-ups always the last to notice when things go horribly awry? There are no easy answers in this nasty little horror flick, but you'll never see Christmas the same way again.

Director: Tom Shankland
R-Rated
84 mins
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A going-away party in Manhattan is interrupted when a mysterious monster of epic proportions launches an attack on New York City. With camcorder in hand, a small group of friends make their way out into the chaotic streets, scrambling to stay alive. Mike Vogel, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, Michael Stahl-David, Odette Yustman and T.J. Miller star in this frenetic sci-fi thriller directed by Matt Reeves.

Director: Matt Reeves
PG-13
84 mins

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Fritt vilt II (original title) 

After five of her friends die violently on Norway's Jotunheimen mountain range, lone survivor Jannicke (Ingrid Bolsø Berdal) treks back to civilization, where her hospital stay is interrupted by the arrival of a new patient: the mountain man who killed her friends. Snowbound terror ensues in this tense sequel to the 2006 Norwegian slasher treat. Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik, Mats Eldoen and Kim Wifladt co-star.

Director: Mats Stenberg
R-Rated
86 mins
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When feuding brothers David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith) abduct a young woman (Jennifer Ellison) and hole up in a remote rural cottage, their hostage quickly turns the tables on her captors. But soon, it's all for one when they find that the deranged farmer next door is the real threat. Hellraiser's Doug Bradley makes a cameo in this blood-drenched yet humor-laced terror treat from writer-director Paul Andrew Williams.

Unrated 
92 mins
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Filled with geekdom and gore, this tongue-in-cheek, teen creature feature centers on a high school prom at which the living dead await a crowd of unsuspecting students. Unfortunately for the promgoers, the only ones who can save them from zombiehood are the losers who couldn't even get a prom date in the first place. Can the vastly different cliques band together long enough to defeat the living dead? Jared Kusnitz and Greyson Chadwick star.

Director: Gregg Bishop
R-Rated
87 mins


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Heavy metal band Lordi portray their onstage monster aliases in this Finnish film about a father and his autistic daughter, Sarah, who try to escape from a hospital when they realize it has become an eerie portal for deadly creatures. It soon becomes apparent that the survival of Sarah and her father -- along with other patients in the hospital -- may rest solely on the shoulders of the young girl.

Director: Pete Riski
R-Rated 
85 mins
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Steve Miner (Friday the 13th Part 2) directs this remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie flick Day of the Dead, in which a mysterious disease causes the newly dead to come back to life and threaten the living. Meanwhile, military and scientific experts clash as they try to arrive at a solution. Miner and writer Jeffrey Reddick honor the story and social relevance of the first film but put a fresh spin on this tale of horror and intrigue.

Director: Steve Miner
Writer:   George A. Romero
R-Rated
85 mins
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After skipping school and breaking into the boiler room of a deserted mental hospital, buddies Rickie (Shiloh Fernandez) and JT (Noah Segan) make a shocking discovery: the plastic-covered naked body of a woman lying on a gurney. When they realize that the woman may be alive, JT shocks Rickie by suggesting they take advantage of her. But all is not as it seems in this dark thriller: The door to the boiler room had been rusted shut for years.

R-Rated 
101 mins
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2008 Release Date

While filming a low-budget horror film, Jason (Joshua Close) and his film school friends hear news reports of zombie sightings. As the living dead close in on the film crew, Jason seizes the opportunity to add real blood and guts to his movie. Meanwhile the American government promises to stop the violent uprising, but the relentless zombies gain an advantage by wiping out all forms of communication with the outside world.


Director: George A. Romero
R-Rated
95 mins
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2009 American Release

In a coastal Mediterranean paradise, seven people (Sian Breckin, Jaime Winstone, Nichola Burley, Tom Burke, Julian Morris, Robert Boulter and Jay Taylor) take their nonstop party out to sea on a luxury yacht. But when one of them mysteriously dies in a freak accident, the others come to blows over how to deal with the situation. As tensions rise, betrayal and anger emerge, and the survivors turn against one another in a desperate battle of wills.

Director: Oliver Blackburn
R-Rated
99 mins

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Eight years ago, Nina's sister disappeared in the Australian backcountry while searching for the mythical Tasmanian tiger. With only one clue -- a photograph of a mysterious paw print -- in hand, Nina sets out to continue her sister's work.

Director: Jody Dwyer 
R-Rated
92 mins

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Echoes from the past plague ex-con Bobby (Jesse Bradford) when he moves into his dead mother's apartment and begins to hear disturbing noises next door. His paranoia grows as he investigates and realizes that no one else notices the strange and sinister happenings. Director Yam Laranas favors creative lighting and suspenseful editing over special effects in this terrifying remake of his 2004 film of the same name.

Director: Yam Laranas
R-Rated
96 mins
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Jenny (Kelly Reilly) and Steve (Michael Fassbender) are in love and about to get engaged during a calm lake getaway -- but they'll first have to survive a pillaging and murderous gang of kids, led by the psychotic Brett (Jack O'Connell), who suddenly arrives on their front lawn. When Steve tries to quell the violence, matters turn from scary to gruesomely deadly. James Gandhi, Bronson Webb, Thomas Gill and Thomas Turgoose co-star.

Director: James Watkins
R-Rated
91 mins
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2008 American Release

When her subway train grinds to a halt during her evening commute, psychiatric nurse Karen (Ilona Elkin) and the other passengers become the trapped targets of an apocalyptic religious cult bent on sacrificing them all in the name of their strange god. The captives fight back, but can their feeble resistance stand up to the demonic powers that are hunting them down? Maurice Devereaux directs this gruesome horror flick. Nicolas Wright co-stars.

Director: Maurice Devereaux
Not-Rated 
95 mins
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With help from her doctor (Alessandro Nivola) and her sister (Parker Posey), blind violinist Sydney (Jessica Alba) learns to see again after undergoing a corneal transplant. But the surgery leaves behind some creepy side effects, including the ability to see supernatural beings. Trouble is, no one believes her, drawing her sanity deeply into question. This thriller is a remake of the Hong Kong spine-tingler of the same name.

PG-13
97 mins
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The chills continue in this gruesome sequel to director John Gulager's 2005 horror extravaganza as the survivors of the besieged tavern flee to the nearest town. But the vicious creatures track the blood trail, and the motley group of barflies must join forces with the locals to end the carnage once and for all. Jenny Wade, Clu Gulager, Diane Goldner and Chelsea Richards head the cast of this comic bloodfest.

Director: John Gulager
R-Rated
100 mins
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When a rash of mysterious suicides strikes the idyllic burg of Grovetown, it galvanizes the faith of the largely Christian community, which staunchly clings to its evangelical beliefs. Convinced that the deaths are the work of something far more sinister than sheer fate, teenagers Lindsay and Aidan band together to unearth the real culprits and uncover a shocking revelation.

Director: Phedon Papamichael
R-Rated
89 mins
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As riots break out all over Paris after a right-wing government is elected, reluctant thief Yasmina (Karina Testa) recruits a few friends to exploit the bedlam by looting. With the police on their tail, the gang splits up and regroups at a hostel near the Luxembourg border to divide their haul. But the decision proves fateful when the innkeepers turn out to be neo-Nazi freaks who want to make Yasmina the brood mare for a new Aryan master race.

Director: Xavier Gens
NC-17
108 mins

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2008 American Release

Anna (Naomi Watts) and George (Tim Roth) are enjoying a vacation with their son when two sadistic young men (Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet) break into their cabin and hold the family hostage. The psychotic duo plays twisted games with their prisoners, forcing them to comply to stay alive. Director Michael Haneke remakes his chilling 1997 German-language film as an indictment of the media's fascination with violence.

Director: Michael Haneke
R-Rated
111 mins

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After tangling with the law, eight wayward strangers (Randy Wayne, Zulay Henao, Emily Foxler, Shedrack Anderson III, Julie Skon, Kavan Reece, Jelynn Rodriguez and Trevor Peterson) find themselves assigned to community service under the watchful eye of an avuncular park ranger (Glenn Morshower). But among Grizzly Park's many dangers is a killer who's lurking in the shadows. Now, they'll have to pit their survival skills against man and beast.

Director: Tom Skull
R-Rated
91 mins
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A brutally sadistic rape leads to a series of bizarre gory murders during a midnight disco bowl-a-rama at a popular bowling alley. One by one, players of two teams meet blood-drenched gruesome deaths at the hand of a black bowling-gloved masked killer. This alley runs red with blood by sunrise.

Director: Ryan Nicholson
NC-17
96 mins


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When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
R-Rated
91 mins

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Troubled by her mother's recent psychotic breakdown, Molly hopes to start fresh at a new school by befriending a fellow senior and trying her hand at being a regular kid. But the horrifying truth about her mother is destined to catch up with her.

Director: Mickey Liddell
PG-13
82 mins


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In Guillermo del Toro's spellbinding sequel to Hellboy, the identities of Hellboy (Ron Perlman), Liz Sherman (Selma Blair) and Abe Sapien (Doug Jones) are exposed as they face a new threat: The Golden Army, assembled of long-hidden mythological creatures, is prepared to attack. As fantastic monsters and paranormal phenomena begin to take over, the trio races to destroy the army's leader, the vengeful Prince Nuada (Luke Goss).

Director: Guillermo del Toro
PG-13
120 mins
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Trying to recover from the nearly marriage-breaking stress following the death of their child, Jack (Reynaldo Rosales) and Stephanie (Heidi Dippold) spontaneously take off on a road trip. But when their car breaks down in a remote area, they find themselves in a horrific nightmare. Seeking shelter in a house, they soon realize that more danger lurks inside than outside in this spine-chiller based on Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti's best-seller.

Director: Robby Henson
R-Rated
88 mins


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À l'intérieur (original title)
2008 American Release

Four months after her husband's tragic death, Sarah (Alysson Paradis) prepares to head to the hospital to deliver her miracle baby. But what should be a blessed Christmas Eve event turns terrifying when a crazed woman (Béatrice Dalle) arrives at her home intent on taking Sarah's baby. Taking up whatever sharp implement at hand, the psychotic woman relentlessly pursues the pregnant Sarah, determined to perform a grisly brand of C-section.

R-Rated
82 mins
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2008 American Release

After witnessing his family's violent murder, Jack Brooks develops an uncontrollable anger problem, but the night classes his girlfriend suggests to cure Jack's "issues" end up making them worse when his professor undergoes changes. Suddenly, Jack is the only person on Earth who can bring an unspeakable evil to its knees -- but is he cut out for monster slaying and ready to face his demons?

Director: Jon Knautz
R-Rated
85 mins

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A raucous trip to a Las Vegas concert veers off course for four friends (Nick Zano, Kyle Schmid, Nicki Aycox and Laura Jordan) when their car sputters to a stop and they're forced to steal another ride. But they have no way of knowing they'd be ticking off a vengeful trucker with homicidal tendencies. The man's ominous-sounding nickname is Rusty Nail -- and, as it turns out, he comes by it honestly?

Director: Louis Morneau
Unrated
91 mins

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When a series of inexplicable supernatural events strikes their home, Russell (David Pledger) and June (Rosie Traynor) Palmer try to figure out exactly what is behind the tragic drowning death of Alice (Talia Zucker), their 16-year-old daughter. A psychic (Steve Jodrell) might be able to help them. Joel Anderson writes and directs this psychological thriller; Martin Sharpe, Scott Terrill and Tamara Donnellan co-star.

Director: Joel Anderson
R-Rated
87 mins



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Låt den rätte komma in (original title)

Twelve-year-old Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant), the constant target of bullies, spends his time plotting revenge and collecting news items about the grisly murders plaguing his town. But things change when he meets a new girl named Eli (Lina Leandersson), a misfit vampire who steals his heart. As a serial killer continues to prey on teen boys in their small Swedish village, Eli helps Oskar find the courage to stand up to his tormenters.

Director: Tomas Alfredson
R-Rated
114 mins

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When their parents die in a car accident, Chris Emerson (Tad Hilgenbrink) and his sister, Nicole (Autumn Reeser), move to a California beach town to live with their quirky Aunt Jillian, where Nicole falls for a local surfer, who, unbeknownst to her, is a vampire. Soon enough, Chris finds himself battling a whole gang of vampire surfers in an effort to rescue his sister. Corey Feldman and Corey Haim co-star in this sequel to 1987's Lost Boys.

Director: P.J. Pesce
R-Rated
92 mins

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aka Jack Ketchum's The Lost
2008 American Release

Four years after 19-year-old Ray Pye (Marc Senter) murdered two women, Detective Charlie Schilling (Michael Bowen) and his ex-partner, Ed (Ed Lauter) -- who are convinced Ray is the killer -- decide to turn up the heat before thepsychopath strikes again. But they'd better move fast. Ray's volatile relationship with bad girl Katherine (Robin Sydney) is about to explode, and the killer's also got his eye on Ed's girlfriend, Sally (Megan Henning.

Director: Chris Sivertson
Not-Rated
119 mins
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Years after she escaped from an icy torture chamber in an abandoned slaughterhouse, Lucie (Mylène Jampanoï) enlists the help of her closest friend, Anna (Morjana Alaoui), to track down the family who tormented her and exact her revenge. But when Lucie and Anna investigate further, they discover that they've only scratched the surface of an unspeakably vile secret organization. Pascal Laugier directs this ultraviolent horror film.

Director: Pascal Laugier
R-Rated
99 mins


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Rovdyr (original title)

The summer of 1974. Four young friends have planned a relaxing weekend out in the woods. At a remote truck stop they pick up a hitchhiker, who only after a short ride demands that they stop the car. They are terrified. Suddenly they are all ambushed and left unconscious. They wake up deep in the woods with no one around but the sound of a hunting horn. Someone is out hunting, and they are the prey.

Director: Patrik Syversen
R-Rated
92 mins

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Bradley Cooper stars as Leon Kauffman, an ambitious New York photographer whose reckless search for a serial killer known as "the Subway Butcher" (Vinnie Jones) leads him down a dark and dangerous path that puts his own life at risk. Leslie Bibb, Dan Callahan, Brooke Shields and Tony Curran also star in this spine-tingling thriller from Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura, a chilling tale based on a short story by horror giant Clive Barker.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura 
Writer:    Clive Barker
R-Rated
100 mins

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Some grind house aficionados become the unwitting stars of an old slasher flick when the film's crazed killer leaps off the screen to hunt them down, drag them back into the movie and kill them.

Director: Jack Messitt
R-Rated
82 mins


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This creepy supernatural thriller from director Alexandre Aja stars Kiefer Sutherland as troubled security guard Ben Carson, a man who discovers malevolent spirits living within the mirrors of a fire-ravaged department store. When their murderous nature comes to light, Ben turns to his estranged wife (Paula Patton) to help him save their family -- and himself. The supporting cast includes Amy Smart and Jason Flemyng.

Director: Alexandre Aja
R-Rated
112 mins

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La terza madre (original title)
2008 American Release

While working at a Roman museum, American art restoration student Sarah (Asia Argento) opens an ancient urn that unleashes a powerful and evil witch known as the Mother of Tears. Witches from around the world descend upon Rome, bringing death and mayhem. Full of bizarre events and rich atmosphere, this chilling horror film is the final installment of director Dario Argento's Three Mothers trilogy.

Director: Dario Argento
R-Rated
102 mins

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Polish immigrant Lena accepts a ride with her cheerful co-worker Birdie -- only to find herself knocked unconscious and imprisoned by a deranged family of murderers. Now Lena must find a way to appease the demented clan or suffer an agonizing death.

Director: Steven Sheil
Not-Rated
84 mins

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Mistaken for the character he plays in the Evil Dead films, B-movie icon Bruce Campbell (playing himself) is kidnapped by the citizens of a small mining town who want him to save them from a vengeful demon. At first, Campbell thinks it's all part of an elaborate prank. But when he realizes the demon is in fact real, he comes face to face with a second terrifying enemy -- his own fear. Ted Raimi co-stars in this tongue-in-cheek comedy.

Director: Bruce Campbell
R-Rated
86 mins

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When handsome Jared Martin (Peter Stebbings) moves into the neighborhood, teenager Loren Hansett (Nina Dobrev) suspects he's not what he seems -- especially once other residents begin disappearing. She soon begins to notice Jared's supernaturally wolfish qualities. This contemporary twist on the werewolf tale also stars Kevin Sorbo as local television hunting show host Redd Tucker, who helps Loren stalk the unnatural and vicious creature.

Director: Brenton Spencer
Not-Rated
90 mins

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With a determined sheriff (Robert Pine) and his son hot on their heels, two casino robbers quickly realize that jail may be the least of their concerns when they discover that they're being hunted by a malodorous monster. Michael Muhney ("Veronica Mars"), Valerie Cruz ("The Dresden Files"), Wilmer Calderon ("The Shield") and Desmond Askew (Turistas) also star in writer-director Dave Payne's terrifying thriller.

Director: Dave Payne
R-Rated
88 mins

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Noriko no shokutaku (original title)

Unhappy with suburban life, 17-year-old Noriko (Kazue Fukiishi) spends more and more time on a Web site where she meets and chats with other teenage girls across Japan. But when she runs away from home, her new friends in Tokyo lead her into a dark world. She joins a group that gives her a new personality and family, only to find her dream life turn into a nightmare when a mass suicide of high school girls occurs.

Director: Shion Sono
Not-Rated
159 mins
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When four of her friends meet an untimely demise after receiving chilling cell-phone messages from the future detailing their deaths, college co-ed Beth (Shannyn Sossamon) contacts the police -- who promptly dismiss her story as hysteria. But one cop -- Detective Jack Andrews (Edward Burns) -- who lost his sister after a similar phone call vows to help Beth ferret out the killer … before her number is up for good.

Director: Eric Valette
PG-13
87 mins
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El orfanato (original title)
2008 American Release

Fueled by fond memories from her childhood, Laura (Belén Rueda) persuades her husband (Fernando Cayo) to help her revamp a seaside orphanage into a facility for disabled children. But soon after the couple moves in, their son, Simón (Roger Príncep), begins exhibiting disturbing behavior. As Laura tries to understand Simón's increasingly malevolent actions, she becomes drawn into the house's terrifying secrets in this unnerving chiller.

R-Rated
110 mins
(Spanish-Mexican)
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After being captured and tortured by the psychopath Otis (Bostin Christopher), teen cheerleader Riley Lawson (Ashley Johnson) escapes and informs her parents (Daniel Stern and Illeana Douglas), who quickly sidestep sluggish FBI agents and take matters into their own hands. But the Lawsons's revenge plan hits a snag when Otis's unusual brother (Kevin Pollak) enters the picture. Jere Burns co-stars as the FBI agent assigned to the case.

Director: Tony Krantz
Not-Rated
100 mins

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In this gruesome shocker helmed by Steve Barker, a team of battle-scarred mercenaries embarks on a risky mission to escort a shadowy businessman (Julian Wadham) to a deserted military post in Eastern Europe. But the real danger lurks beneath the surface, where the crew soon finds themselves trapped in an underground bunker … with a bloodthirsty survivor of grisly Nazi experiments. Ray Stevenson and Richard Brake also star.

Director: Steve Barker
R-Rated 
90 mins
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After recent med school grad Ted (Milo Ventimiglia) lands an internship at a prestigious pathology unit in a Philadelphia hospital, he soon finds his new colleagues have some pathological tendencies themselves. Seems his fellow interns have designed a gruesome contest to commit the perfect untraceable murder, while also competing to see who can determine the cause of death. Alyssa Milano co-stars in this bloody medical thriller.

Director: Marc Schölermann
R-Rated 
95 mins
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When he discovers that a psychiatric hospital has nefarious plans for a beautiful patient (Cherilyn Wilson) rendered helpless by a chronic sleep disorder, young artist Danny Sloan (Dylan Purcell) schemes to protect the girl by sneaking her out of the ward. But Danny gets a rude awakening when he crosses paths with a psychopathic killer (Patrick Kilpatrick) who wields strange powers over the woman's mind. William Malone directs this thriller.

Director: William Malone
R-Rated
103 mins
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Valentine's Day is anything but ordinary for radio shock-jock Grant Mazzy (Stephen McHattie) when he stumbles into a crazed woman on the way to work. That's just the beginning as a lot of other people in the small Ontario town of Pontypool start acting awfully funny. Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly, Rick Roberts and Hrant Alianak co-star in this genre-bending zombie pic directed by Bruce McDonald and based on the novel by Tony Burgess.

Director: Bruce McDonald
Not-Rated 
93 mins
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What happens when a fast-food chicken franchise is built on a sacred Native American burial site rife with restless spirits? Zombie chickens! Now it's up to high school grad Arbie to find a way to destroy the featherless fiends.

Director: Lloyd Kaufman
Not-Rated
103 mins


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Donna (Brittany Snow) has been looking forward to her senior prom for as long as she can remember, anticipating a night of magic surrounded by her best friends. But what she doesn't bargain for is a visitor from her dark past and a party that will end in murder. Can Donna and her friends fight to escape the clutches of a deranged killer before the night of their dreams turns into their worst nightmare?

Director: Nelson McCormick
PG-13
88 mins

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Ever since evil spirits invaded the world through electronic devices years earlier, humans have settled into refugee camps where technology is forbidden. But everything changes when 17-year-old Justine (Brittany Renee Finamore) discovers a laptop computer. She starts communicating with a mysterious man who lives in the city that most humans abandoned. Will her curiosity lead her to a new and better life -- or to more unspeakable horrors.

Director: Joel Soisson
R-Rated
91 mins

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While on assignment shadowing firemen, a Los Angeles news reporter (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) get trapped in a quarantined apartment complex with a vicious unknown killer. With all forms of communications cut, the news crew keeps the cameras rolling as they search for a way to escape rabies-infected zombies. John Erick Dowdle writes and directs this frenzied horror film that also stars Johnathon Schaech.

Director: John Erick Dowdle
R-Rated
89 mins

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Freakdog (original title)
2009 American Release

A young doctor decides to test an experimental drug on a man who's been languishing in a coma, and the procedure has unexpected consequences: Although the man's body remains rooted to his hospital bed, his spirit can move around at will.

Director: Paddy Breathnach
Not-Rated
82 mins
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aka Biohazard: Degeneration

In this animated edition of the Resident Evil saga, zombie slayer Claire and fed agent Leon reunite in an airport, where a T-virus-infected zombie has been set loose. As the pair dodge the undead, they must expose the bioterrorists behind the attack.

Director: Makoto Kamiya
R-Rated
97 mins
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A year ago, young lovers Nicole and Jess (Julie Mond and Joey Mendicino) ran away from home and have yet to return, prompting Jess's brother (Richard Tillman) and his friends to set out on a sweeping search for the couple. But the friends don't bargain for a run-in with a murderous madman. The crazed psycho might well be responsible for the disappearances of Nicole and Jess -- and could potentially become the catalyst for their own undoing.

Director: Shawn Papazian
Unrated
89 mins
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aka Sleepaway Camp V: The Return

Haunted by memories of murder at Camp Arawak, Ronnie (Paul DeAngelo), the new co-owner of Camp Manabe, is looking forward to an uneventful summer. But when campers begin to disappear one by one, Ronnie can't help but suspect that a killer is loose on the grounds. Vincent Pastore ("The Sopranos") and Isaac Hayes ("South Park") also star in this horrific thriller from writer-director Robert Hiltzik.

Director: Robert Hiltzik
R-Rated
86 mins

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2008 American Release

While cruising the waters of Australia's Kakadu National Park, a jaded American journalist (Michael Vartan) and a spirited outback tour guide (Radha Mitchell) must join forces to fend off a giant man-eating crocodile, which lurks beneath the surface of a remote lake. The rogue reptile is just waiting for one of them to make a mistake and fall overboard. Will the duo's plan to outmaneuver the ravenous beastie work.

Director: Greg Mclean
R-Rated
99 mins

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An idyllic Mexican vacation in Cancun takes a dangerous turn for four young Americans when a mysterious tourist persuades them to join an archaeological dig, and they subsequently find themselves lost within the cursed ruins of a forgotten city. Jonathan Tucker, Laura Ramsey, Jena Malone and Shawn Ashmore head the cast in director Carter Smith's bone-chilling thriller, adapted by Scott B. Smith from his novel.

Director: Carter Smith
R-RatedG
90 mins
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In this fifth installment of the grisly Saw horror series, forensics detective Hoffman learns that his secret connection to Jigsaw is about to be exposed, so he embarks on a hunt to eradicate everything that links him to the serial killer.

Director: David Hackl
R-Rated
92 mins

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When three snowboarding buddies take refuge in an isolated backwoods cabin during a sudden blizzard, they soon discover that the creepy mountain men who live there are looking for new sources of fresh meat. Now trapped, the boys must fight back against their cannibalistic captors or face the blade of the slaughterhouse. Jesse T. Cook and John Geddes direct and star in this gruesome bloodbath. Thomas Webb co-stars.

Unrated
93 mins

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2008 American Release

After two failed attempts to execute him in the electric chair, the still-breathing killer Max Seed (Will Sanderson) is declared dead, tied up and buried alive. After fighting his way out of his restraints to emerge from his grave, Seed goes on a blood-soaked rampage of vengeance against the people who put him there. Michael Paré co-stars in director Uwe Boll's uncompromising vision of retribution, inspired by true events.

Director: Uwe Boll
Not-Rated
93 mins

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Eskalofrío (original title)
2008 American Release

When a sunlight-phobic teen (Junio Valverde) moves to a remote mountain town -- coinciding with a series of mass killings -- everyone naturally suspects the strange newcomer. But the forest holds a spine-tingling secret that explains everything. Academy Award-winning production designer Pilar Revuelta (Pan's Labyrinth) applies her artistic eye to this atmospheric Spanish-language horror film that premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2008.

Director: Isidro Ortiz
Not-Rated
91 mins
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A hallucinogenic trip turns into reality -- or does it? -- when a group of adventurous American college kids on holiday in rural Ireland munch some magic mushrooms and find themselves plagued by nightmarish visions of death. But are they really being stalked and killed, or is it all just drug-induced paranoia? Lindsey Haun, Jack Huston and Maya Hazen star in this spine-chilling slaughterfest from director Paddy Breathnach.

Director: Paddy Breathnach
Not-Rated
84 mins

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This American remake of a Thai horror blockbuster follows a young newlywed couple who becomes haunted by strange, shadowlike images in the photographs they develop after their involvement in a car accident. As more terrifying supernatural occurrences befall them, they begin to wonder whether the photographic ghosts are connected to the accident -- and to question whether they can survive learning the truth.

Director: Masayuki Ochiai
PG-13
89 mins
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Hitching a ride on the airport shuttle seems like the safest option for  weary friends Mel (Peyton List) and Jules (Cameron Goodman), who find themselves stranded late at night after flying back from a girls-only vacation in Mexico. That is, until their short drive home descends into a one-way trip to hell. As captive passengers they're now at the mercy of a terrifying driver (Tony Curran) with an unknown agenda, and no exit in sight.

Director: Edward Anderson
R-Rated
106 mins

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2008 American Release

When the phones, radios and televisions in the city of Terminus begin to broadcast the same strange signal, the transmission breeds jealousy and hate, turning once-sane people into murderous lunatics. A faithless wife seeks the safety of her lover, while her affected husband hunts for her. David Bruckner, Jacob Gentry and Dan Bush each write and direct an act of this horror tale that was nominated for a John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award.

R-Rated
103 mins

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Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.

Director: Toby Wilkins
R-Rated
82 mins

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In this heart-pounding thriller, young suburban couple James (Scott   Speedman) and Kristen (Liv Tyler) welcome the peace and quiet of a secluded family vacation home -- that is, until three masked home   invaders make them realize how dangerous isolation can be. Written and directed by Bryan Bertino, the film also stars Australian supermodel Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, Glenn Howerton and Laura Margolis.

Director: Bryan Bertino
R-Rated
86 mins

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When a virtuous high school student is sexually assaulted, she discovers that she has an unexpected line of defense: a toothed vagina. But coming to terms with her anatomical anomaly might be easier said than done.

R-Rated
94 mins


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A college athlete and her teammates are in for one hell of a ride when, after a night of heavy partying, they miss a train to their next meet in Europe and unwittingly accept alternate transport from a stranger -- with deadly consequences.

Directors: Gideon Raff
R-Rated
94 mins

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When Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

PG-13
122 mins

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In this tense thriller, cybercops find themselves grappling with a megalomaniacal, murderous psychopath who uses the Internet to show off his grisly handiwork, rigging his site so his remaining captives' fates depend on how many viewers it attracts. Led by FBI Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) and working against the clock, can the team apprehend the technologically brilliant killer? Colin Hanks and Mary Beth Hurt also star.

Director: Gregory Hoblit
R-Rated
101 mins

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After checking into a dingy room at the remote Meadow View Inn, a newly engaged couple (Trevor Wright and Agnes Bruckner) and their mutual best friend (Arjay Smith) begin to suspect they're being watched. Little do they know they're also being hunted -- and their deaths will be caught on camera. Scott G. Anderson reprises his role as the murderous Mr. Smith in this grisly prequel to Nimród Antal's original thriller.

Directors: Eric Bross
R-Rated
86 mins

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David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their trademark roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in this long-awaited sequel to the 1998 hit film The X Files: Fight the Future, based on the phenomenally popular TV series. Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly and Alvin "Xzibit" Joiner fill out the cast, along with series regular Mitch Pileggi, who returns as hard-nosed FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner.

Directors: Chris Carter
PG-13
104 mins

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A deadly government-controlled virus strikes a small Nebraska strip club, where the head dancer is quickly infected and transformed into a flesh-eating zombie -- and becomes an instant hit with the customers. To be or not to be a zombie: That is the question facing the remaining jealous strippers in this outrageous horror comedy, starring slasher icon Robert Englund (best known as Freddy Krueger) and adult-entertainment icon Jenna Jameson.

Director: Jay Lee
R-Rated 
94 mins
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Our Top Ten Horror/Psychological Thriller Films of 2008 (Arranged Alphabetically)





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1 comment:

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