The 24 Best Horror Movies of 2001

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1). The Devil's Backbone (2001)

Score: 8.17/10 IMDB: 7.5/10 Trailer
It is 1939, the end of three years of bloody civil war in Spain, and General Franco's right-wing Nationalists are…
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Federico Luppi, Juan Carlos Vellido, José Luis Torrijo, Íñigo Garcés, Fernando Tielve

2). The Others (2001)

Score: 7.85/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer Review
A woman named Grace retires with her two children to a mansion on Jersey, towards the end of the Second…
Directors: Alejandro Amenábar, Alejandro Amenábar
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Elaine Cassidy, Michelle Fairley

3). Pulse (2001)

Score: 7/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
After one of their friends commits suicide, strange things begin happening to a group of young Tokyo residents. One of…
Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Stars: Shun Sugata, Koyuki, Teruo Ono, Ken Furusawa, Kumiko Asô

4). Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

Score: 6.81/10 IMDB: 7.1/10 Trailer Review
In 1765 something was stalking the mountains of central France. A 'beast' that pounced on humans and animals with terrible…
Director: Christophe Gans
Stars: Monica Bellucci, Charles Maquignon, Vincent Cassel, Gaspard Ulliel, Emanuel Booz

5). The Bunker (2001)

Score: 6.75/10 IMDB: 5.5/10 Trailer
Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. They soon feel surrounded by enemies. When…
Director: Rob Green
Stars: Christopher Fairbank, Jason Flemyng, Andrew Tiernan, Eddie Marsan, Simon Kunz

6). Dagon (2001)

Score: 6.58/10 IMDB: 6.3/10 Trailer Review
Based on a short story by H.P. Lovecraft, the undisputed master of the macabre, Dagon tells the story of Paul…
Director: Stuart Gordon
Stars: Richard Stanley, Javier Sandoval, Ferran Lahoz, Macarena Gómez, Macarena Gómez

7). Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001)

Score: 6.45/10 IMDB: 5.1/10 Trailer
The first testament says "an eye for an eye." The second testament says "love thy neighbour." The third testament KICKS…
Director: Lee Demarbre
Stars: Jose Sanchez, Claudia Jurt, Phil Caracas, Thetis Bernard, Miles Finlayson

8). Visitor Q (2001)

Score: 6.4/10 IMDB: 6.8/10 Trailer
A father, who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths.…
Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Fujiko, Shungiku Uchida, Kazushi Watanabe, Jun Mutô

9). Ichi the Killer (2001)

Score: 6.33/10 IMDB: 7.1/10 Trailer
When a Yakuza boss named Anjo disappears with 300 million yen, his chief henchman, a sadomasochistic man named Kakihara, and…
Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Jun Kunimura, Yoshiyuki Morishita, Tadanobu Asano, Yuki Kazamatsuri, Sakichi Satô

10). From Hell (2001)

Score: 6.33/10 IMDB: 6.8/10 Trailer Review
It is 1888 in London, and the unfortunate poor lead horrifying lives in the city's deadliest slum, Whitechapel. Harassed by…
Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Stars: Johnny Depp, Ian Holm, Sophia Myles, Jason Flemyng, Heather Graham

11). Session 9 (2001)

Score: 6.2/10 IMDB: 6.5/10 Trailer
An asbestos abatement crew wins the bid for an abandoned insane asylum. What should be a straightforward, if rather rushed,…
Director: Brad Anderson
Stars: Larry Fessenden, Josh Lucas, Brendan Sexton III, Paul Guilfoyle, Stephen Gevedon

12). Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)

Score: 6.1/10 IMDB: 7.2/10 Trailer
Strange incidents occur when an American submarine has been destroyed by a mysterious force at sea off the shores of…
Directors: Shûsuke Kaneko, Shûsuke Kaneko
Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Kôichi Yamadera, Takashi Nishina, Ai Maeda, Yoshimasa Kondô

13). Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001)

Score: 6.07/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer
Set back in 1851 in the Carpathia Mountains of Romania, Elvira the Mistress of the Dark" en route to Paris…
Director: Sam Irvin
Stars: Richard O'Brien, Rob Paulsen, Lucia Maier, Theodor Danetti, Cassandra Peterson

14). Soft for Digging (2001)

Score: 5.83/10 IMDB: 5.8/10
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Director: J.T. Petty
Stars: Wayne Nickel, Edmond Mercier, Sarah Ingerson, Andrew Hewitt, Kate Petty

15). Suicide Club (2001)

Score: 5.8/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train. This appears to be only the beginning of…
Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Akaji Maro, Nahana, Hiroko Yashiki, Kenjirô Tsuda

16). Wendigo (2001)

Score: 5.77/10 IMDB: 5.0/10 Trailer
George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan…
Director: Larry Fessenden
Stars: John Speredakos, Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber, James Godwin, Jack Fessenden

17). Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)

Score: 5.68/10 IMDB: 5.4/10 Trailer Review
Third Tremors movie takes us back to the small Nevada town of Perfection where local resident and adventurer Burt Grummer…
Director: Brent Maddock
Stars: Michael Gross, Tom Everett, Tony Genaro, Ariana Richards, Robert Jayne

18). Non ho sonno (2001)

Score: 5.65/10 IMDB: 6.3/10 Trailer
A retired detective with insomnia is called upon to solve a series of murders. His partner is a fresh faced…
Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Max von Sydow, Massimo Sarchielli, Roberto Zibetti, Giuseppe Minutillo, Gabriele Lavia

19). Wolf Girl (2001)

Score: 5.57/10 IMDB: 6.0/10 Trailer
Tara Talbot is afflicted with the rare genetic condition hypertrichosis-- she is covered head to toe in hair. She lives…
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
Stars: Tim Curry, Constantin Barbulescu, Shawn Ashmore, Dan Fintescu, Scott McClelland

20). Onmyoji (2001)

Score: 5.53/10 IMDB: 6.3/10 Trailer
Set in the capital city of Kyoto during the Heian period, a magician and fortune teller Onmyoji Seimei is called…
Directors: Yôjirô Takita, Yôjirô Takita
Stars: Lex Lang, Steve Blum, Steve Kramer, Tom Wyner, Richard Cansino

21). Jeepers Creepers (2001)

Score: 5.5/10 IMDB: 6.2/10 Trailer Review
On their way back home during the spring break, Darry and Patricia Jenner witness a mysterious person dumping something down…
Director: Victor Salva
Stars: Justin Long, Patricia Belcher, Jonathan Breck, Brandon Smith, Avis-Marie Barnes

22). Mickey's House of Villains (2001)

Score: 5.47/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
The villains from the popular animated Disney films are gathered at the House of Mouse with plans to take over.…
Directors: Jamie Mitchell, Rick Calabash, Tony Craig …
Stars: Kevin Michael Richardson, Matt Frewer, James Woods, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett

23). Trouble Every Day (2001)

Score: 5/10 IMDB: 6.0/10 Trailer
Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together,…
Director: Claire Denis
Stars: Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas, Béatrice Dalle, Slimane Brahimi, Céline Samie

24). The Breed (2001)

Score: 4.81/10 IMDB: 4.7/10 Trailer Review
In the distant future vampires have come out of the shadows and tried to live among people as a special…
Director: Michael Oblowitz
Stars: William Hootkins, Bokeem Woodbine, Bai Ling, Adrian Paul, Ming Lo

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Best Horror Movies of 2001

Looking for the best 2001 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 2001 are "The Devil's Backbone (2001), The Others (2001), Pulse (2001), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), and The Bunker (2001)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 2001 is The Devil's Backbone (2001) scoring 8.17/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 55,590 votes for this movie. Starring in The Devil's Backbone (2001) is Federico Luppi, Juan Carlos Vellido, José Luis Torrijo, Íñigo Garcés, and Fernando Tielve. Director Guillermo del Toro did a phenomenal job treating us with this 2001 best horror film which was remarkable.The Devil's Backbone (2001) is in Horror, Drama, and Fantasy movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 2001 The next best 2001 horror movie is The Others (2001) with a score of 7.85/10 stars. Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Elaine Cassidy, and Michelle Fairley star in "The Others (2001)". The Others (2001) is directed by Alejandro Amenábar, and Alejandro Amenábar and has over 305,860 IMDB votes. You can find The Others (2001) in Horror, Thriller, Mystery, and Fantasy movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 2001, and we hope you enjoy the 55 movies on our list of good 2001 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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