Best Horror Movies of 2008

1.

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, and is on a mission to release 'The Golden Army', a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat prince and his army.

Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Doug Jones, John Hurt, Luke Goss, John Alexander, James Dodd, Seth MacFarlane, Anna Walton ..
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Release date: 2008-07-11
2.

The Strangers

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive.

Starring: Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward, Laura Margolis, Kip Weeks, Glenn Howerton, Alex Fisher, Peter Clayton-Luce ..
Directed by: Bryan Bertino
Release date: 2008-05-29
3.

Saw V

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.

Starring: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Mark Rolston, Julie Benz, Carlo Rota, Meagan Good, Shawnee Smith, Greg Bryk ..
Directed by: David Hackl
Release date: 2008-10-23
4.

Eden Lake

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell, Finn Atkins, Jumayn Hunter, Thomas Turgoose, James Burrows, Lorraine Bruce, Tom Gill ..
Directed by: James Watkins
Release date: 2008-09-12
5.

Repo! The Genetic Opera

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

By the year 2056, an epidemic of organ failures has devastated the planet. The megacorporation GeneCo provides organ transplants on a payment plan - and those who can’t fulfill their plans have their organs repossessed. In the midst of this, a sickly teenager discovers a shocking secret about herself, her father, and their connection to GeneCo.

Starring: Alexa PenaVega, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Bill Moseley, Nivek Ogre, Terrance Zdunich, Sarah Power, Jessica Horn ..
Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman
Release date: 2008-07-18
6.

Dead Set

4.7
7.7/10 IMDB

It's eviction night at the Big Brother house, but something very strange is happening; the dead are coming alive and attacking the living. When zombies attack all of the audience outside, the Big Brother contestants are unaware of the death outside the fan-proof (and zombie-proof) big brother house until the show's runner, Kelly, comes into the house and warns them of the doom outside. Stuck with even less contact with the outside world, the house-mates must sneak out of the house to get supplies, without being seen by the zombies.

Starring: Jaime Winstone, Liz May Brice, Adam Deacon, Kevin Eldon, Davina McCall, Andy Nyman, Riz Ahmed, Warren Brown, Shelley Conn, Beth Cordingly ..
Directed by: Yann Demange
Release date: 2008-01-01
7.

Surveillance

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.

Starring: Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Pell James, Caroline Aaron, Hugh Dillon, David Gane, Gill Gayle, Kent Harper, Michael Ironside, Shannon Jardine ..
Directed by: Jennifer Chambers Lynch
Release date: 2008-02-08
8.

The Signal

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.

Starring: Anessa Ramsey, Justin Welborn, AJ Bowen, Scott Poythress, Sahr Ngaujah, Lindsey Garrett, Chad McKnight, Christopher Thomas, Matthew Stanton, Suehyla El-Attar ..
Directed by: David Bruckner, Dan Bush, Jacob Gentry
Release date: 2008-02-22
9.

Mirrors

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck, Jason Flemyng, Darren Kent, Ezra Buzzington, Julian Glover, Mary Beth Peil ..
Directed by: Alexandre Aja
Release date: 2008-08-15
10.

The Midnight Meat Train

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she analyzes Leon's work and asks him to improve the quality of his photos. During the night, the upset Leon decides to wander on the streets taking pictures with his camera, and he follows three punks down to the subway station; when the gang attacks a young woman, Leon defends her and the guys move on. On the next morning, Leon discovers that the woman is missing. He goes to the police station, but Detective Lynn Hadley does not give much attention to him and discredits his statement. Leon becomes obsessed to find what happened with the stranger and he watches the subway station. When he sees the elegant butcher Mahogany in the train, Leon believes he might be a murderer and stalks him everywhere, in the beginning of his journey to the darkness.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Vinnie Jones, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb, Roger Bart, Ted Raimi, Peter Jacobson, Barbara Eve Harris, Stephanie Mace, Tony Curran ..
Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura
Release date: 2008-08-07

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