Best Horror Movies of 2011

1.

The Thing

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Trond Espen Seim, Kim Bubbs, Jørgen Langhelle, Jan Gunnar Røise, Stig Henrik Hoff ..
Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
Release date: 2011-10-12
2.

Paranormal Activity 3

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

In 1988, an entity begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi in this prequel to the 'Paranormal Activity' series.

Starring: Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden, Lauren Bittner, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown, Marilyn Alex, Dustin Ingram, Jessica Berger, Maria Olsen ..
Directed by: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Release date: 2011-10-19
3.

Final Destination 5

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death’s sinister agenda.

Starring: Emma Bell, Nicholas D'Agosto, Miles Fisher, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, P. J. Byrne, Arlen Escarpeta, David Koechner, Courtney B. Vance, Tony Todd ..
Directed by: Steven Quale
Release date: 2011-08-12
4.

Snowtown

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Starring: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Frank Cwertniak, Matthew Howard, Marcus Howard, Anthony Groves, Richard Green, Aaron Viergever, Beau Gosling ..
Directed by: Justin Kurzel
Release date: 2011-05-16
5.

The Awakening

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Lucy Cohu, Cal Macaninch, John Shrapnel, Diana Kent, Richard Durden, Alfie Field ..
Directed by: Nick Murphy
Release date: 2011-08-17
6.

Priest

4.7
5.7/10 IMDB

In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is kidnapped by vampires, the Priest breaks his vows to hunt them down. He is accompanied by the niece's boyfriend, who is a wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess.

Starring: Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Lily Collins, Stephen Moyer, Mädchen Amick, Brad Dourif, Christopher Plummer, Alan Dale ..
Directed by: Scott Stewart
Release date: 2011-05-05
7.

Red Riding Hood

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Julie Christie, Lukas Haas, Virginia Madsen, Shauna Kain, Michael Hogan ..
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Release date: 2011-03-11
8.

Kill List

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

Starring: Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Harry Simpson, Michael Smiley, Struan Rodger, Emma Fryer, Esme Folley, Ben Crompton, Gemma Lise Thornton, Robin Hill ..
Directed by: Ben Wheatley
Release date: 2011-09-02
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9.

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

4.6
8.9/10 IMDB

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller, Ella Smith, Naomie Harris, George Harris, Karl Johnson, Daniel Millar, Lizzie Winkler, Andreea P?duraru, Daniel Ings ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2011-03-17
10.

Red State

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Starring: Michael Parks, John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Michael Angarano, Kyle Gallner, Nicholas Braun, Kerry Bishé, Stephen Root, Matt Jones, Kevin Alejandro ..
Directed by: Kevin Smith
Release date: 2011-08-19

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