The Ring is a 2002 American psychological horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts and Martin Henderson. It is an American remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ring. Both films are based on the Kôji Suzuki's novel Ring and focuses on a mysterious cursed videotape which contains a seemingly random series of disturbing, black, white, red, green and blue images.
28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror/science fiction film directed by Danny Boyle. The screenplay was written by Alex Garland, the film stars Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Noah Huntley, and Christopher Eccleston. The plot depicts the breakdown of society following the accidental release of a highly contagious "rage" virus and focuses upon the struggle of four survivors to cope with the ruination of the life they once knew.
Shadow of the Vampire (2000) is an American horror film directed by E. Elias Merhige and written by Steven A. Katz, and starring John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe and Udo Kier. The film is a fictionalized account of the making of the classic vampire film Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens, directed by F. W. Murnau, in which the film crew begin to suspect that their lead actor is not all that he seems.
Final Destination is a 2000 supernatural-thriller-horror, about a group of teenagers who cheat death by avoiding a plane crash when one of them, Alex, has a premonition of their deaths. Soon after their escape, they begin dying one-by-one in mysterious freak accidents. The script was originally written by Jeffrey Reddick as a spec script for The X-Files. Director James Wong worked as a writer, producer and director on that series. The film is distributed by New Line Cinema.
House of 1000 Corpses is a 2003 exploitation horror film written and directed by Rob Zombie, and is his directorial debut. It was released in the United States on April 11, 2003 by Lions Gate Entertainment.
Ginger Snaps is a 2000 Canadian werewolf film directed by John Fawcett. The film focuses on two teenage sisters, Ginger and Brigitte Fitzgerald, who are obsessed with death. The title is a pun on the biscuit of the same name. "Snap" also relates to losing one's self-control, or a quick, aggressive bite. During the film's production, the Columbine High School massacre and the W. R.
Underworld is a 2003 action-horror film about the secret history of Vampires and a type of werewolf known as Lycans (an abbreviated form of lycanthrope). It is the first film in the Underworld series. The main plot revolves around Selene, a vampire who is a Death Dealer hunting Lycans. She finds herself attracted to a human, Michael Corvin who is being targeted by the Lycans.
Blade II is a 2002 American vampire action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is a sequel to the film Blade, and the second in the Blade film series. It is directed by Guillermo del Toro, and was written by David S. Goyer, who returned from the previous film. In addition, Wesley Snipes returned for the lead role and again as a producer.
Doom is a 2005 science fiction horror film, based on the popular Doom series of video games created by id Software. It was directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak. On February 7, 2006, the Unrated DVD version of Doom was released. The unrated DVD has a running time of 1 hour 53 minutes, 8 minutes longer than the rated release. Doom was released on Blu-ray Disc on February 10, 2009. After option deals with Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures lapsed, id Software signed a deal with Warner Bros.
Kohtalon kirja (The Book of Fate, though the website also uses The Booke of Fate) is a Finnish film released in 2003. The movie was a DVD release, though it premiered in a theater. The movie is a multi-genre episode movie. It's frequently described as a "Horror/Western/War/Action/Sci-fi" movie, as it covers all of those genres in different episodes. The frequent themes are horror and fantasy, too. The movie was conceived and directed by Tommi Lepola and Tero Molin.
Seed of Chucky, also known as Child's Play 5: Seed Of Chucky, Child's Play 5 or SOC, is a 2004 horror film, which is the fifth entry in the popular Child's Play series. Seed of Chucky follows the events of Bride of Chucky and stars Jennifer Tilly (who plays herself and also voices Tiffany), Billy Boyd (as the voice of Glen/Glenda), and Brad Dourif. The film features rapper Redman, cult director John Waters, and S Club (7) star Hannah Spearritt.
Dawn of the Dead is a 2004 American horror remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film of the same name. The remake and original both depict a handful of human survivors living in a shopping mall surrounded by swarms of zombies, but the details differ significantly.
Cabin Fever is a 2002 American horror film about a group of college graduates who rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a flesh-eating virus. The film was the directing debut of filmmaker Eli Roth, who co-wrote the film with Randy Pearlstein. The inspiration for the film's story came from a real life experience during a trip to Iceland when Roth developed a skin virus.
Van Helsing is a 2004 American action/horror film about vigilante monster hunter Gabriel Van Helsing, written, produced, and directed by Stephen Sommers. The film stars Hugh Jackman and Kate Beckinsale. The film opened on May 7, 2004. The titular character was inspired by Abraham Van Helsing from Irish author Bram Stoker's novel Dracula.
Dog Soldiers is a 2002 British horror film, written and directed by Neil Marshall and starring Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee and Liam Cunningham. It was a British production, set in the highlands of Scotland, and filmed almost entirely in Luxembourg. The film contains homages to H.G. Wells, the films The Evil Dead, Zulu, Aliens, The Matrix and '.
Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy directed by Edgar Wright, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and written by Pegg and Wright. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get some kind of focus in his life as he deals with his girlfriend, his mother and stepfather. At the same time he has to cope with an apocalyptic uprising of zombies.
Island of the dead may refer to: Île des Morts, an island whose name translates as Island of the Dead Island of the Dead, 2000 film directed by Tim Southam and starring Malcolm McDowell and Talisa Soto Survival of the Dead, 2009 film directed by George Romero as part of the Living Dead series. Originally titled "Island of the Dead"
Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter is a 2001 "so-bad-it's-good" cult film from Odessa Filmworks which deals with Jesus' modern-day struggle to protect the lesbians of Ottawa, Canada, from vampires with the help of Mexican wrestler El Santo (played by actor Jeff Moffet, who starred as El Santo in two other Odessa Filmworks productions). This film earned an honorable mention in the Spirit of Slamdance category at the 2002 Slamdance Film Festival.
Freddy vs. Jason is a 2003 American slasher film directed by Ronny Yu. The film is a crossover between the A Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th franchises, the eighth and eleven entries in their respective series, and puts their respective villains, Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees, against each other. In the series continuity for both franchises, the film is set after ' and ', but before Jason X.
Gothika is a 2003 American horror/psychological supernatural thriller directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and written by Sebastian Gutierrez. Halle Berry plays a psychiatrist in a women's mental hospital who wakes up one day to find herself on the other side of the bars, accused of having murdered her husband. The film was first released on November 13, 2003 in the United States and later in 2004 outside of North America.
Shrooms is a 2007 horror film about a group of American students and their Irish guide who are stalked by a serial killer while out in the woods looking for psilocybin mushrooms. The film was written by Pearse Elliott directed by Paddy Breathnach, and stars Lindsey Haun, Jack Huston, and Max Kasch.