Best Horror Movies of 2003

1.

Saw

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

David, an orderly at a hospital, tells his horrific story of being kidnapped and forced to play a vile game of survival.

Starring: Leigh Whannell, Paul Moder, Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis ..
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2003-01-01
2.

Final Destination 2

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

Starring: Ali Larter, A.J. Cook, Michael Landes, David Paetkau, James Kirk, Lynda Boyd, Keegan Connor Tracy, Jonathan Cherry, Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Justina Machado ..
Directed by: David R. Ellis
Release date: 2003-01-31
3.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leerhsen, Mike Vogel, Eric Balfour, Andrew Bryniarski, R. Lee Ermey, David Dorfman, Lauren German, Terrence Evans ..
Directed by: Marcus Nispel
Release date: 2003-05-21
4.

Wrong Turn

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.

Starring: Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Sisto, Kevin Zegers, Lindy Booth, Julian Richings, Garry Robbins, Ted Clark, Yvonne Gaudry ..
Directed by: Rob Schmidt
Release date: 2003-05-30
5.

House of 1000 Corpses

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

Starring: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, Karen Black, Erin Daniels, Chris Hardwick, Rainn Wilson, Jennifer Jostyn, Tom Towles, Walton Goggins ..
Directed by: Rob Zombie
Release date: 2003-04-11
6.

Gothika

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist regains consciousness only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband—but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Starring: Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Charles S. Dutton, Penélope Cruz, John Carroll Lynch, Bernard Hill, Dorian Harewood, Kathleen Mackey, Matthew G. Taylor, Andrea Sheldon ..
Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz
Release date: 2003-11-21
7.

Freddy vs. Jason

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

In an attempt to free himself from a state of forgotten limbo, evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate un-dead mass murderer Jason Voorhees into slicing-and-dicing his way through the teenage population of Springwood. But when the master of dreams loses control of his monster, a brutal fight to the death is the only way out.

Starring: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Jason Ritter, Monica Keena, Lochlyn Munro, Kelly Rowland, Chris Marquette, Brendan Fletcher, Katharine Isabelle, Kyle Labine ..
Directed by: Ronny Yu
Release date: 2003-08-15
8.

Jeepers Creepers 2

4.8
5.6/10 IMDB

When their bus is crippled on the side of a deserted road, a team of high school athletes discover an opponent they cannot defeat – and may not survive. Staring hungrily at them through the school bus windows, the "Creeper" returns again and again. But when the teammates discover that it’s selective about whom it attacks, it will test their ability to stick together – as the insatiable menace tries to tear them apart!

Starring: Ray Wise, Jonathan Breck, Nicki Aycox, Garikayi Mutambirwa, Eric Nenninger, Josh Hammond, Marieh Delfino, Thom Gossom Jr., Billy Aaron Brown, Al Santos ..
Directed by: Victor Salva
Release date: 2003-08-08
9.

May

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A socially awkward veterinary assistant with a lazy eye and obsession with perfection descends into depravity after developing a crush on a boy with perfect hands

Starring: Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, James Duval, Nichole Hiltz, Kevin Gage, Merle Kennedy, Chandler Riley Hecht, Rachel David, Nora Zehetner ..
Directed by: Lucky McKee
Release date: 2003-06-03
10.

Cabin Fever

4.7
5.6/10 IMDB

A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

Starring: Rider Strong, Jordan Ladd, James DeBello, Cerina Vincent, Joey Kern, Robert Harris, Matthew Helms, Tim Parati, Arie Verveen, Giuseppe Andrews ..
Directed by: Eli Roth
Release date: 2003-08-15
11.

Dead End

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

Starring: Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, Alexandra Holden, Amber Smith, Steve Valentine, Clement Blake, Jimmie F. Skaggs, William Rosenfeld, Karen S. Gregan ..
Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa
Release date: 2003-09-26
12.

Dreamcatcher

4.6
5.5/10 IMDB

Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante ... and then overcome a threat to the bond that unites the four of them.

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Tom Sizemore, Donnie Wahlberg, Mikey Holekamp, Reece Thompson, Giacomo Baessato ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 2003-03-21
13.

Willard

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother and his father's old partner, Frank. Soon it becomes clear that the brood of rodents is ready and willing to exact a vicious, deadly revenge on anyone who dares to bully their sensitive new master.

Starring: Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs, Ashlyn Gere, William S. Taylor, Laara Sadiq, Ty Olsson, Gus Lynch, David Parker ..
Directed by: Glen Morgan
Release date: 2003-03-14
14.

Beyond Re-Animator

4.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by the arrival of a new prison doctor and the brother of the girl who suffered from West's experiments 13 years earlier.

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Jason Barry, Elsa Pataky, Enrique Arce, Nico Baixas, Lolo Herrero, Raquel Gribler, Simón Andreu, Santiago Segura, Tommy Dean Musset ..
Directed by: Brian Yuzna
Release date: 2003-04-04
15.

Undead

3.9
5.4/10 IMDB

A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.

Starring: Felicity Mason, Mungo McKay, Rob Jenkins, Lisa Cunningham, Dirk Hunter, Emma Randall, Chintamani Lila, Robert Jozinovic, Robyn Moore, Scott Hamilton ..
Directed by: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Release date: 2003-09-04
16.

The Order

3.9
5.1/10 IMDB

For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely similar killings, Bernier launches an investigation that forces him to confront unimaginable evil.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Peter Weller, Francesco Carnelutti, Mattia Sbragia, Paola Emilia Villa, Giulia Lombardi, Mirko Casaburo ..
Directed by: Brian Helgeland
Release date: 2003-09-05
17.

Darkness Falls

3.7
4.9/10 IMDB

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

Starring: Chaney Kley, Emma Caulfield, Lee Cormie, Grant Piro, Sullivan Stapleton, Emily Browning, Steve Mouzakis, Peter Curtin, Kestie Morassi, Jenny Lovell ..
Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman
Release date: 2003-01-24
18.

Fear X

3.6
6.0/10 IMDB

When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

Starring: John Turturro, Deborah Kara Unger, Stephen Eric McIntyre, William Allen Young, Gene Davis, Mark Houghton, Jacqueline Ramel, James Remar, Nadia Litz, Amanda Ooms ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2003-01-13
19.

Ward 13

3.3
7.7/10 IMDB

After a car accident, Ben wakes up in hospital. Not knowing where he is or what is going on, he starts exploring the corridors...only to find that the staff don't have his health in mind! The hapless patient must pull himself together and do everything he can to escape. It's an action/horror/comedy — ending with the wheelchair chase from hell!

Starring: Brett Hicks-Maitland, Ren Klyce ..
Directed by: Peter Cornwell
Release date: 2003-01-01
20.

Love Object

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

The twisted tale of Kenneth, socially insecure technical writer who forms an obsessive relationship with "Nikki", an anatomically accurate silicone sex doll he orders over the Internet.

Starring: Desmond Harrington, Melissa Sagemiller, Udo Kier, Rip Torn, Robert Bagnell, Brad William Henke, John Cassini, Camille Guaty, Michael Peña, Ellen Greene ..
Directed by: Robert Parigi
Release date: 2003-04-05
21.

King of the Ants

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A young drifter, struggling to makes ends meet, accepts a job to kill a prominent accountant. When he isn't paid for the hit, revenge is now his path.

Starring: Chris L. McKenna, Kari Wuhrer, George Wendt, Vernon Wells, Lionel Mark Smith, Timm Sharp, Daniel Baldwin, Carissa Kosta, Briana Beghi, Carlie Westerman ..
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 2003-07-28
22.

Dracula II: Ascension

3.2
4.6/10 IMDB

Father Uffizi hunts vampires. He travels the world to behead them with his bullwhip, but his ultimate goal is to find the first vampire, Dracula. Medical students, Liz Blaine and Luke are charged with autopsying the body. When they open the abdominal cavity, they find that the liver and other organs are white, suggesting to Luke that the person did not produce his own blood but got it elsewhere, i.e., a vampire.

Starring: Stephen Billington, Craig Sheffer, Jason Scott Lee, Jason London, Diane Neal, Khary Payton, Brande Roderick, John Light, Roy Scheider, David J. Francis ..
Directed by: Patrick Lussier
Release date: 2003-06-07
23.

Monster Man

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Two guys and a female hitchhiker are terrorized by a monstrous looking man driving a giant monster truck.

Starring: Eric Jungmann, Justin Urich, Aimee Brooks, Michael Bailey Smith, Joe Goodrich, Tim Sitarz, Robert R. Shafer, Steve DeRelian, Johnny Green ..
Directed by: Michael Davis
Release date: 2003-07-30
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Halloween: A Cut Above the Rest
24.

Halloween: A Cut Above the Rest

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Using original interviews with director John Carpenter, stars Jamie Lee Curtis and P.J. Soles, and crew members, Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest unveils the production of the horror classic and how the ingenuity of Carpenter and his team, coupled with the shoestring budget of $325,000, drove the filmmakers to create one of the most influential horror films of all time.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Debra Hill, John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Dean Cundey, Charles Cyphers, P.J. Soles, Tommy Lee Wallace, Moustapha Akkad ..
Release date: 2003-08-05
25.

The Locals

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Two best friends, Grant and Paul, hit the country road for a night of fun, but unfortunately take a short cut to their fate... where they meet the Locals.

Starring: Johnny Barker, Dwayne Cameron, Kate Elliott, Aidee Walker, Paul Glover, Peter McCauley, Dave Gibson, Glen Levy, Kayte Ferguson, Mark Kinghan ..
Directed by: Greg Page
Release date: 2003-10-17
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Creepy Tales: Girls Night Out
26.

Creepy Tales: Girls Night Out

3.0
4.8/10 IMDB

Lock the doors and turn off the lights as The Professor guides you through three tales of terror. Discover the evils that fester in the minds of the demented in this horror anthology. In "Girls Night Out", two girls plan on going to a party and having some fun. Instead they end up in a life or death situation with an uninvited guest. In "The Creep", a young woman's fears and insecurities blind her from the truth and sends her spiraling down a road that can only end in death. But whose death? Featuring Scott Schiaffo (Clerks, Vulgar) as Mo. In "Blood Moon Rising", a nurse bites off more than she can chew when she sets her sites on her wealthy employer. Settle in and brace yourself for an evening of chills and thrills.

Starring: Scott Schiaffo, Samantha Turk, Kimberly Hiss, Francine Civello, Katrina Yaukey, Jule Carey, Gene Moore, Joe Heffernan ..
Directed by: Michael P. Russin
Release date: 2003-10-07
27.

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...

Starring: Lisa Brenner, Steven Brand, Kate Burton, Tsidii Leloka, Brad Greenquist, Deirdre Quinn, Tsai Chin, Hans Altwies, Courtney Taylor Burness, Jacob Pearce Guzman ..
Directed by: Craig R. Baxley
Release date: 2003-05-12
28.

Xombie: Dead on Arrival

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Xombie is an animated series that merges horror and science fiction in a quest for the meaning of unlife.

Starring: Michele Fairney, James Farr ..
Directed by: James Farr
Release date: 2003-06-01
29.

Mimic: Sentinel

2.9
4.3/10 IMDB

A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.

Starring: Karl Geary, Alexis Dziena, Keith D. Robinson, Lance Henriksen, Amanda Plummer, Tudorel Filimon, Rebecca Mader, Maria Oprescu, Mircea Constantinescu, Mircea Anca Jr. ..
Directed by: J.T. Petty
Release date: 2003-04-14
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Hangman's Curse
30.

Hangman's Curse

2.9
4.8/10 IMDB

Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High School. The only hope is the Veritas Project, a highly trained investigative team working undercover to expose the truth. Lives hang in the balance as they scramble to unravel the mystery and protect the student body from their own hatred and fear.

Starring: David Keith, Mel Harris, Douglas Smith, Leighton Meester, Jake Richardson, Bobby Brewer, Daniel Farber, Edwin Hodge, Andrea Morris, William R. Moses ..
Directed by: Rafal Zielinski
Release date: 2003-09-12
31.

Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood

2.8
3.8/10 IMDB

When Emily Woodrow and her friends happen on a treasure chest full of gold coins, they fail to to heed the warnings of a wise old psychic who had foretold that they would encounter trouble with a very nasty and protective Leprechaun.

Starring: Warwick Davis, Tangi Miller, Laz Alonso, Page Kennedy, Sherrie Jackson, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Shiek Mahmud-Bey, J. Karen Thomas, Willie C. Carpenter, Beau Billingslea ..
Directed by: Steven Ayromlooi
Release date: 2003-12-30
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Home
32.

Home

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The ostensibly calm and courteous Gerald Ballantyne lives in and embodies modern suburbia. But he is haunted by the memory of a recent car crash and hounded by his estranged wife and her demands for divorce. Slowly, a festering insanity takes over and unwilling to face the outside world he embarks on a lunatic experiment. Confining himself to his middle-class home, he eschews contact with others and survives entirely off 'food' which he can find in his house. Based on JG Ballard's The Enormous Space.

Starring: Antony Sher, Matilda Ziegler, Deborah Findlay, Guy Henry, Keith Allen, Simon Nagra ..
Directed by: Richard Curson Smith
Release date: 2003-10-06
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Fear of the Dark
33.

Fear of the Dark

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects that there is nothing wrong with Ryan and that this is just a ploy for more attention. Regardless, he promises to watch over his little brother as their parents head off to a party for the night. Outside a storm rages and when the power goes out, darkness envelops the house. Ryan knows that tonight the evil has finally come to claim him. Dale desperately tries everything to try and calm him down, until the horrors in the dark make him realize Ryan had good reason to be so afraid!

Starring: Kevin Zegers, Rachel Skarsten, Charles Powell, Linda Purl, Jesse James, Daniel Rindress-Kay ..
Directed by: K.C. Bascombe
Release date: 2003-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Return to Crystal Lake: Making 'Friday the 13th'
34.

Return to Crystal Lake: Making 'Friday the 13th'

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Starring: Sean S. Cunningham, Victor Miller, Harry Manfredini, Adrienne King, Jay Keuper, Bill Freda, Betsy Palmer ..
Directed by: Jeffrey Schwarz
Release date: 2003-10-24
35.

Dawn

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Dawn is a special little girl with special needs. Born from a human father and a vampire mother who died while giving birth. Dawn requires blood to survive. She and her father travel across the country, assuming new identities and never staying in one place for very long--until a small town detective with psychic powers pays extra attention to the murder of one of his townsfolk.

Starring: Ray Boucher, Kacie Young, Mindy Raymond, Jay Reel ..
Directed by: Jay Reel
Release date: 2003-01-01
36.

Visitors

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Susannah York, Ray Barrett, Dominic Purcell, Tottie Goldsmith, Che Timmins, Christopher Kirby, Jan Friedl, Soula Alexander, Roberta Connelly ..
Directed by: Richard Franklin
Release date: 2003-11-27
37.

Twentynine Palms

2.7
5.1/10 IMDB

David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of Twentynine Palms and spend their days in their sport-utility vehicle, discovering the Joshua Tree Desert, and losing themselves on nameless roads and trails. Frantically making love all the time and almost everywhere, they regularly fight, then kiss and make up, with little else going on in their empty relationship and quite ordinary daily life--until something horrible and hideous brutally puts an end to their trip.

Starring: Yekaterina Golubeva, David Wissak, Jeremy Davies ..
Directed by: Bruno Dumont
Release date: 2003-09-17
38.

Evil Cult

2.7
4.4/10 IMDB

Tough-as-nails adventurer, Neil Stryker, faces immeasurable odds when he comes face to face with a bizarre EVIL CULT preparing for the apocalypse! Armageddon comes, all right, but not in the form that they expected. Their book of prophecy did not anticipate the arrival of Stryker.

Starring: Rob Taylor, Nick Costa, Bryna Smith, Matt Zak, Greg Gosser ..
Directed by: Rob Taylor, Neil Taylor
Release date: 2003-11-11
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : El Tren de la Bruja
39.

El Tren de la Bruja

2.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A man volunteers to take part in an experiment that attempts to analyse human behaviour under extreme conditions of terror. His mission is to remain seated inside a dark room for a length of time of 15 minutes. If he manages to hold on, he will receive in return a generous sum of money. Is it possible to terrify an individual who knows beforehand that everything is a farce?

Starring: Manolo Solo, Jon Ariño, Héctor Alterio, Nacho Marcos, Santiago Guibert, Nacho Vigalondo ..
Directed by: Koldo Serra
Release date: 2003-11-30
40.

Jasper, Texas

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it affected all of the residents of the town, both black and white.

Starring: Roy T. Anderson, Demore Barnes, John Bayliss, James Bearden, Samantha Bee, Jon Voight, Louis Gossett Jr., Joe Morton, Bokeem Woodbine, Matt Birman ..
Directed by: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Release date: 2003-06-08
41.

Beyond the Limits

2.6
4.6/10 IMDB

The rookie journalist Vivian seeks Frederick, the caretaker of the oldest cemetery in an undefined country, asking for an interview and the old man tells the story of two "costumers" and both connected by a mysterious secret. The powerful gangster Jimmie Levinson accuses his former partner Paul Pattuchi of stealing a load of cocaine and orders to kill his beloved girlfriend Clarice. Paul is found dead later in a cottage, and Jimmie and his friends and girlfriends are visited during a dinner party by Robert Downing first and then by the sadistic Mortimer and his partner Rick seeking the truth about Paul and a suitcase with a mysterious relic. The second story takes place in the Middle Ages, where the cruel David Deming and his minion Tom Brewster chase the renegade priest James Flynn in the name of the Inquisition but actually trying to force him to reveal the secret of the Eternal Heart to grant immortality.

Starring: Darren Shahlavi, Russell Friedenberg, David Creedon, Natacza Boon, James Matthews, Simon Newby, Hank Stone, Christopher Kriesa, Daryl Jackson, Twin ..
Directed by: Olaf Ittenbach
Release date: 2003-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Bad Movie Police: Case #1: Galaxy Of The Dinosaurs
42.

Bad Movie Police: Case #1: Galaxy Of The Dinosaurs

2.6
3.9/10 IMDB

Follow the adventures of Sgt. Elke Mantooth, Lt. Drucilla Dread and The BMP Task Force as they seek out the worst "cine-terrorists" in movie history and bring their crimes to justice for your entertainment! The first BAD MOVIE POLICE case is a little gem from 1992 called GALAXY OF THE DINOSAURS.

Starring: Ariauna Albright, Lilith Stabs, Jesse Bean, Jeff Dylan Graham, Rick Irvin, Tanya Dempsey, Allen Nabors, Jason Paul Collum, Dennis Petersen, J.R. Bookwalter ..
Directed by: John Treacy
Release date: 2003-10-14
43.

Octane

2.5
4.3/10 IMDB

After a family visit, stressed businesswoman Senga Wilson (Madeleine Stowe) is driving with her rebellious daughter, Nat (Mischa Barton), down an ominous highway in the middle of the night. After they pick up a weird teenage hitchhiker (Bijou Phillips), their journey goes awry. Nat decides to give her mom the slip and runs off with the hitchhiker at a rest stop. In a desperate search to find her daughter, Senga learns that Nat has been drawn into an evil cult.

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, Norman Reedus, Bijou Phillips, Mischa Barton, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Leo Gregory, Martin McDougall, Gary Parker, Amber Batty, Jenny Jules ..
Directed by: Marcus Adams
Release date: 2003-05-16
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America
44.

Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Three narratives ("Cutting Moments," "Home" and "Prologue") combine to create a shocking trilogy of modern American life, a portrait drawn with brushstrokes of hidden violence and disturbing cruelty. Directed by Douglas Buck, this unflinching film reveals what lies behind the drawn curtains of so-called "ordinary" households.

Starring: Gary Betsworth, Sally Conway, William Stone Mahoney, Nicca Ray, David Thornton ..
Directed by: Douglas Buck
Release date: 2003-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Hey... Stop Stabbing Me!
45.

Hey... Stop Stabbing Me!

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

Recent college graduate Herman Schumacher has just taken up residence in an apparently great house with apparently great roommates. But all is not well. Why did the roommate Herman replaced leave all of his stuff behind, as though he never really left? And why do the rest of the roommates "assume" he joined a cult? And why is there a makeshift tombstone with his name on it in the backyard? And what's the deal with the monster that's stealing Herman's socks and living in a giant labyrinth under the house? As Herman searches for the answers he'll learn that they can only be found on a path that leads to sex, murderous murder, hole-digging, and a BATTLE TO THE DEATH!

Starring: Andy 'Hippa' Kriss, Patrick Casey ..
Directed by: Josh Miller
Release date: 2003-09-01
46.

Gacy

2.5
4.7/10 IMDB

Based on a true story of serial killer a model citizen, loving father and husband and serial killer John Wayne Gacy, a man with over 30 dead men and boys entombed in the crawl space underneath his house which he shared with his family.

Starring: Mark Holton, Adam Baldwin, Charlie Weber, Allison Lange, Edith Jefferson, Joleen Lutz, Scott Allen Henry, Kenneth Swartz, Matt Farnsworth, Rick Dean ..
Directed by: Clive Saunders
Release date: 2003-05-13
47.

Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp

2.5
4.3/10 IMDB

Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are murdered. Someone is hunting them through the pitch-black Forest and is determined to kill them all. Could Trevor Moorhouse be back?!

Starring: Tiffany Shepis, Katy Woodruff, Tyler Sedustine, Amanda Magarian, Kelly Gunning, Raymond Novarro Smith, Arthur Benjamin, Tom Mullen, Lane Anderson, Virginia Mendoza ..
Directed by: Rob Spera
Release date: 2003-02-18
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : The Era of Vampires
48.

The Era of Vampires

2.4
4.7/10 IMDB

In 17th century China, zombies and vampires roamed the lands, feeding on the unsuspecting. A group of martial artists / vampire hunters find themselves employed by a very rich - and very insane - old man who has kept everyone of his relatives preserved in wax and not buried. Apparently it is his family's tradition. So, having generations of potential zombies in your cellar may not be the smartest idea ever, but it takes two to tango. In this case, a thief wants the old-man's treasure and hires a zombie-wrangler to re-animate the waxed up relatives in order to sneak into the mansion and steal the treasure. It's up to the kung-fu fighting vampire hunters to save the day (or night).

Starring: Michael Chow Man-Kin, Ken Chang, Lam Suet, Danny Chan Kwok-kwan, Yu Rongguang, Anya Wu, Horace Lee, Chunhua Ji, Chen Kuan-tai, Lee Kin-Yan ..
Directed by: Wellson Chin Sing-Wai
Release date: 2003-05-23
49.

The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting

2.4
4.3/10 IMDB

A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Kari Wuhrer, Jake Busey, Shaun Johnston, Marty Antonini, Steve Railsback, Darcy Dunlop, Stephen Hair, Doug MacLeod, Janne Mortil ..
Directed by: Louis Morneau
Release date: 2003-07-15
Best Horror Movies of 2003 : Red Riding Hood
50.

Red Riding Hood

2.4
4.7/10 IMDB

A retelling of the classic tale, with Red as a psychotic vigilante.

Starring: Kathleen Archebald, Susanna Satta, Rob David, Marc Fiorini, Justine Powell, Iaon Gunn, Antonella Salvucci, Remo Remotti, Fabio Sonnino, Simone Dipascasio ..
Directed by: Giacomo Cimini
Release date: 2003-01-01

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