Best Horror Movies of 2000

1.

Final Destination

5.4
6.7/10

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Starring: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Tony Todd, Seann William Scott
Directed by: James Wong
Release date: 2000-03-17
2.

The Gift

4.8
6.7/10

When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the arrest of an abusive husband, but did he really do it?

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Katie Holmes, Greg Kinnear
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 2000-12-22
3.

Ginger Snaps

4.8
6.8/10

The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds miraculously heal but something is not quite right. Now Brigitte must save her sister and save herself.

Starring: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche, Mimi Rogers, Jesse Moss
Directed by: John Fawcett
Release date: 2000-08-01
4.

Blood: The Last Vampire

4.7
6.7/10

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of Halloween to hunt down vampires. Saya asks David to give a new katana to her. Soon she saves the school nurse Makiho Amano from two vampires disguised of classmates and Makiho witnesses her fight against the powerful demon.

Starring: Youki Kudoh, Saemi Nakamura, Joe Romersa, Rebecca Forstadt, Stuart Robinson
Directed by: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Release date: 2000-11-18
5.

The Cell

4.6
6.3/10

A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vince Vaughn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Catherine Sutherland
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2000-08-17
6.

Hellraiser: Inferno

3.9
5.6/10

A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Turturro, James Remar, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Sadler
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2000-10-03
7.

Supernova

3.7
4.8/10

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly mutates into a monstrous and deadly form.

Starring: James Spader, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips, Peter Facinelli
Directed by: Walter Hill, Jack Sholder
Release date: 2000-01-14
8.

Bless the Child

3.6
5.1/10

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, FBI agent John Travis takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently murdered children.

Starring: Kim Basinger, Angela Bettis, Holliston Coleman, Rufus Sewell, Christina Ricci
Directed by: Chuck Russell
Release date: 2000-08-11
9.

Dracula 2000

3.6
4.9/10

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing, who has tangled with Count Dracula in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Christopher Plummer, Jonny Lee Miller, Justine Waddell, Jennifer Esposito
Directed by: Patrick Lussier
Release date: 2000-12-22
10.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman

3.5
6.8/10

It's the Chipmunks' third and final full-length feature! Alvin is struggling with nightmares of werewolves. Alvin believes that the new next-door neighbor Mr. Talbot is a werewolf. Of course, no one believes him. Meanwhile, the boys are working on the school production of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. When Alvin blows up the school auditorium, he is expelled from the production. Theodore is put in to rise his lack of confidence. Alvin and Simon are trying to discover the secret of Mr. Talbot. Will the play go as planned or will the Chipmunks mess it up?!

Starring: Ross Bagdasarian, Jr., Janice Karman, Maurice LaMarche, Miriam Flynn, Rob Paulsen
Directed by: Kathi Castillo
Release date: 2000-08-29
11.

Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula

3.4
6.3/10
Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula
Meet the man behind the legend in this true story of Vlad the Impaler, whose vicious and cruel reputation as a bloodthirsty warlord became the basis for the myth of Dracula.
Starring: Rudolf Martin, Jane March, Christopher Brand, Peter Weller, Roger Daltrey
Directed by: Joe Chappelle
Release date: 2000-10-31
12.

Psycho Beach Party

3.2
6.3/10

Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally her alter ego, a sexually aggressive, foul-speaking girl, comes out. During her "episodes" several beach goers are found murdered.

Starring: Lauren Ambrose, Nicholas Brendon, Amy Adams, Charles Busch, Thomas Gibson
Directed by: Robert Lee King
Release date: 2000-08-06
13.

The Sight

3.2
6.2/10
The Sight
The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying to contact him to solve murders of a serial killer. Michael, with the support of Jake, Detective Pryce and the ghosts, try to avoid the ninth crime and find the serial-killer.
Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kevin Tighe, Amanda Redman, Jessica Oyelowo, David Roper
Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Release date: 2000-10-29
14.

Ed Gein

3.1
5.6/10

The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 arrest uncovered the most bizarre series of murders America has ever seen

Starring: Steve Railsback, Carrie Snodgress, Carol Mansell, Sally Champlin, Steve Blackwood
Directed by: Chuck Parello
Release date: 2000-11-17
15.

The Irrefutable Truth About Demons

3.0
5.7/10

In the place between what you know, and what you fear, demons rule. All hope is stripped away as demonic forces overcome you. Dr. Harry Ballard has just unearthed the essence of evil. He’s a marked man, a living sacrifice, thrown to the depths of the demon world. At his side is a beautiful young woman – an ex-cult member who’s experienced their immeasurable power.

Starring: Karl Urban, Katie Wolfe, Jonathon Hendry, Sally Stockwell, Tony MacIver
Directed by: Glenn Standring
Release date: 2000-05-01
16.

Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

3.0
4.0/10

Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.

Starring: Kim Director, Jeffrey Donovan, Erica Leerhsen, Tristine Skyler, Stephen Barker Turner
Directed by: Joe Berlinger
Release date: 2000-10-27
17.

The Prophecy 3: The Ascent

3.0
5.6/10

The conclusion to The Prophecy Trilogy. Once again, Christopher Walken returns as the Arch-Angel Gabriel. As the War in Heaven and on Earth rages on, Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide, rises to power, intending to destroy all of mankind. The only one who stands in his way is Danyael, who was born of an Angel and a woman.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Vincent Spano, Dave Buzzotta, Kayren Butler, Steve Hytner
Directed by: Patrick Lussier
Release date: 2000-03-14
18.

Bruiser

2.9
5.3/10

Bruiser is the story of a man who has always tried to fit in. He keeps his mouth shut, follows the rules, and does what he's supposed to do. But one morning, he wakes up to find his face is gone. All the years of acquiescence have cost him the one thing he can't replace: his identity. Now he's a blank, outside as well as in, an anonymous, featureless phantom. Bent on exacting revenge, he explodes. He isn't going to follow the rules anymore.

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Peter Stormare, Leslie Hope, Nina Garbiras, Andrew Tarbet
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 2000-02-13
19.

Lost Souls

2.9
4.8/10

A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They think it's his body Satan will occupy. The youngest in the group, a teacher named Maya Larkin, goes to Peter to investigate further and to convince him to believe in the possibility of Evil incarnate. Other signs come to him as he and Maya them take a journey full of strange occurrences, self-discovery, and an ultimate showdown

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ben Chaplin, Sarah Wynter, Philip Baker Hall, John Hurt
Directed by: Janusz Kamiński
Release date: 2000-10-13
20.

The Convent

2.8
5.1/10

A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.

Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Joanna Canton, Richard Trapp, Megahn Perry, Liam Kyle Sullivan
Directed by: Mike Mendez
Release date: 2000-01-21

Also check Best horror movies of 1999.

Check out our top containing the Best Horror Movies of 2000. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb