The 24 Best Horror Movies of 2002

1). Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)


Score: 8.03/10
IMDB: 7.0/10
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A ballet rendition of Bram Stoker's gothic novel DRACULA, presented in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of…
Director: Guy Maddin
Stars: Matthew Johnson, Brent Neale, Chalnessa Eames, Sarah Murphy-Dyson, Vanessa Lawson

2). 28 Days Later... (2002)


Score: 7.91/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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Animal activists invade a laboratory with the intention of releasing chimpanzees that are undergoing experimentation, infected by a virus -a…
Director: Danny Boyle
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Paul Kasey, Leo Bill, Noah Huntley

3). Dog Soldiers (2002)


Score: 7.58/10
IMDB: 6.8/10
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A British Squad is sent on a training mission in the Highlands of Scotland against Special Operations squad. Ignoring the…
Director: Neil Marshall
Stars: Sean Pertwee, Liam Cunningham, Kevin McKidd, Chris Robson, Leslie Simpson

4). Dark Water (2002)


Score: 7.35/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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After winning a custody battle for her daughter, Yoshimi tries to make a new start. The apartment she moves into…
Director: Hideo Nakata
Stars: Tarô Suwa, Tarô Suwa, Andy McAvin, John Swasey, Isao Yatsu

5). The Ring (2002)


Score: 7.11/10
IMDB: 7.1/10
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Rachel Keller is a journalist investigating a videotape that may have killed four teenagers (including her niece). There is an…
Director: Gore Verbinski
Stars: Brian Cox, Joe Chrest, Keith Campbell, Vincent Hogarth, Daveigh Chase

6). Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)


Score: 6.9/10
IMDB: 7.1/10
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Based on the Bram Stoker Award nominee short story by cult author Joe R. Lansdale, Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true"…
Director: Don Coscarelli
Stars: Bruce Campbell, Daniel Roebuck, Reggie Bannister, Harrison Young, Chuck Williams

7). Blade II (2002)


Score: 6.61/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that…
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Ron Perlman, Tony Curran, Thomas Kretschmann, Kris Kristofferson, Norman Reedus

8). Tattoo (2002)


Score: 6.6/10
IMDB: 6.4/10
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Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and…
Director: Robert Schwentke
Stars: Johan Leysen, Torben Liebrecht, Sybille J. Schedwill, Andreas Häfner, Nadeshda Brennicke

9). One Hour Photo (2002)


Score: 6.6/10
IMDB: 6.8/10
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Middle aged Sy Parrish works as a technician at a one hour photo lab located in a SavMart store in…
Director: Mark Romanek
Stars: Clark Gregg, Dylan Smith, Robin Williams, Lee Garlington, Robert Clotworthy

10). The Eye (2002)


Score: 6.57/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more…
Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang
Stars: King-Man Yip, Angelica Lee, Ben Yuen, Sue Yuen Wang, Lawrence Chou

11). Dans ma peau (2002)


Score: 6.5/10
IMDB: 6.3/10
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Successful, young, with a loving boyfriend on her side, Esther is a woman who seems satisfied with her life, nevertheless,…
Director: Marina de Van
Stars: Laurent Lucas, Thierry Vermuth, Marina de Van, Léa Drucker, Léa Drucker

12). May (2002)


Score: 6.47/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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When May was a child, she was a lonely girl with a lazy eye and without any friends except a…
Director: Lucky McKee
Stars: James Duval, Kevin Gage, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, Jesse Hlubik

13). Pon (2002)


Score: 6.25/10
IMDB: 6.2/10
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After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes…
Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
Stars: Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim, Woo-jae Choi, Ji-yeon Choi, Seo-woo Eun

14). Dahmer (2002)


Score: 6.23/10
IMDB: 5.6/10
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Before his arrest and conviction for serial murders, chocolate factory worker Jeffrey Dahmer hunts Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for young attractive males…
Director: David Jacobson
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Bruce Davison, Lily Knight, Mickey Swenson, David Manis

15). Cabin Fever (2002)


Score: 6.22/10
IMDB: 5.6/10
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The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week…
Director: Eli Roth
Stars: Eli Roth, Jordan Ladd, James DeBello, Cerina Vincent, Giuseppe Andrews

16). My Little Eye (2002)


Score: 6.15/10
IMDB: 5.6/10
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Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed…
Director: Marc Evans
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Kris Lemche, Laura Regan, Nick Mennell, Sean Cw Johnson

17). Resident Evil (2002)


Score: 6.05/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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A virus has escaped in a secret facility called "The Hive," turning the staff into hungry zombies and releasing the…
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Milla Jovovich, Jason Isaacs, Colin Salmon, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy

18). Below (2002)


Score: 6.03/10
IMDB: 6.2/10
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In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should…
Director: David Twohy
Stars: Christopher Fairbank, Jason Flemyng, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Davis, Olivia Williams

19). A Haunting in Georgia (2002)


Score: 5.97/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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Documentary that inspired "A Haunting in Conneticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia".
Director: Jeffrey Fine
Stars: Mary Barclay, Michael Patrick Larson, Kelsey Lowenthal, Scotty Parker, William Roll

20). 3 Extremes II (2002)


Score: 5.78/10
IMDB: 6.2/10
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Three constitutes an omnibus package of three short horror films made by Asian directors. "Memories," made by Kim Ji-Woon, is…
Directors: Kim Jee-woon, Jee-Woon Kim, Peter Chan …
Stars: Eugenia Yuan, Hye-su Kim, Manop Meejamarat, Bo-seok Jeong, Jung-Hee Moon

21). Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)


Score: 5.75/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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In Japan, when the volunteer social assistant Rika Nishina is assigned to visit a family, she is cursed and chased…
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Wendee Lee, Kirk Thornton, Takashi Matsuyama, Takako Fuji, Yuya Ozeki

22). Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002)


Score: 5.42/10
IMDB: 5.1/10
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Kirsty Cotten is now grown up and married to Trevor Gooden. Her memory of the events that took place back…
Director: Rick Bota
Stars: Doug Bradley, Mike J. Regan, Kyle Cassie, Ashley Laurence, William S. Taylor

23). The Mothman Prophecies (2002)


Score: 5.41/10
IMDB: 6.5/10
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John Klein is involved in a car accident with his wife, but while he is unharmed, his wife mentions a…
Director: Mark Pellington
Stars: John W. Iwanonkiw, Laura Linney, Sam Nicotero, Tim Hartman, Zachary Mott

24). Malefique (2002)


Score: 5.38/10
IMDB: 6.4/10
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In a penitentiary, four prisoners occupy a cell: Carrère, who used his company to commit a fraud and was betrayed…
Director: Eric Valette
Stars: Paul-Alexandre Bardela, Tayeb-Akim Boudina, Geoffrey Carey, Jean-Marc Capo, Gérald Laroche

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24+ List of 2002 Horror Films Worth Watching!

Best Horror Movies of 2002

Looking for the best 2002 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 2002 are "Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002), 28 Days Later... (2002), Dog Soldiers (2002), Dark Water (2002), and The Ring (2002)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 2002 is Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002) scoring 8.03/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 1,740+ votes for this movie. Starring in Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002) is Matthew Johnson, Brent Neale, Chalnessa Eames, Sarah Murphy-Dyson, and Vanessa Lawson. Director Guy Maddin did a phenomenal job treating us with this 2002 best horror film which was remarkable.Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002) is in Horror, and Musical movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 2002 The next best 2002 horror movie is 28 Days Later... (2002) with a score of 7.91/10 stars. Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Paul Kasey, Leo Bill, and Noah Huntley star in "28 Days Later... (2002)". 28 Days Later... (2002) is directed by Danny Boyle and has over 337,170+ IMDB votes. You can find 28 Days Later... (2002) in Horror, Thriller, Drama, and Sci-Fi movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 2002, and we hope you enjoy the 76 movies on our list of good 2002 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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