The 24 Best Horror Movies of 2004

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1). Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Score: 8.15/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer Review
Shaun doesn't have a very good day, so he decides to turn his life around by getting his ex to…
Director: Edgar Wright
Stars: Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman, Michael Smiley, Peter Serafinowicz

2). Hellboy (2004)

Score: 7.61/10 IMDB: 6.9/10 Trailer Review
In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause.…
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, Brian Steele, John Hurt, Corey Johnson

3). Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Score: 7.29/10 IMDB: 7.3/10 Trailer Review
Ana goes home to her peaceful suburban residence, but she is unpleasantly surprised the morning that follows when her husband…
Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Tom Savini, Matt Frewer, Ken Foree, Boyd Banks, Kevin Zegers

4). Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)

Score: 7.07/10 IMDB: 6.5/10 Trailer Review
Brigitte's on the run from Bailey Downs, and she tries to prevent what happened to her sister, Ginger, from happening…
Director: Brett Sullivan
Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Jake McKinnon, Emily Perkins, Brendan Fletcher, Tatiana Maslany

5). Three... Extremes (2004)

Score: 6.87/10 IMDB: 7.0/10 Trailer Review
An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors.
Directors: Chan-wook Park, Takashi Miike, Fruit Chan
Stars: Bai Ling, Jung-ah Yum, Byung-hun Lee, Dae-yeon Lee, Mi Mi Lee

6). Saw (2004)

Score: 6.51/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer Review
Waking up in a undisclosed location in a unknown room two men, adam and gordon are trapped into a single…
Director: James Wan
Stars: Leigh Whannell, Ned Bellamy, Dina Meyer, Shawnee Smith, Ken Leung

7). Night Watch (2004)

Score: 6.42/10 IMDB: 6.5/10 Trailer Review
Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and…
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Yuriy Kutsenko, Rimma Markova, Viktor Ivanov, Anna Slyu

8). Ab-normal Beauty (2004)

Score: 6.4/10 IMDB: 6.1/10 Trailer
Jiney is a talented student of Arts with a trauma in her childhood and lack of communication with her mother,…
Director: Oxide Chun Pang
Stars: Cub Chin, Ekin Cheng, Race Wong, Rosanne Wong, Anson Leung

9). Shutter (2004)

Score: 6.37/10 IMDB: 7.1/10 Trailer Review
A young photographer Thun and his girlfriend Jane discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after fleeing the scene of an…
Directors: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom
Stars: Ananda Everingham, Tanapon Chansming, Natthaweeranuch Thongmee, Thamonwan Srinatsomsuk, Achita Sikamana

10). Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

Score: 6.33/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
This is a mockumentary within a mockumentary. The ensemble cast is a Who's Who of modern filmmaking, from Werner Herzog,…
Director: Zak Penn
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Crispin Glover, Werner Herzog, David Wilson, Gabriel Beristain

11). R-Point (2004)

Score: 6.2/10 IMDB: 6.4/10 Trailer
On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed…
Director: Su-chang Kong
Stars: Nae-sang Ahn, David Anselmo, Ju-bong Gi, Woo-seong Kam, Byung-ho Son

12). The Grudge (2004)

Score: 5.99/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer Review
Karen Davis, an American Nurse, moves to Tokyo and encounters a supernatural spirit who is vengeful and often possesses its…
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Ted Raimi, Bill Pullman, Clea DuVall, Takashi Matsuyama, William Mapother

13). Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)

Score: 5.94/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer Review
Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under…
Director: Grant Harvey
Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Jake McKinnon, Emily Perkins, Brendan Fletcher, JR Bourne

14). Feng Shui (2004)

Score: 5.91/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
A wife must save her family from a curse of a "bagwa" bound to them.
Directors: Chito S. Roño, Chito S. Roño
Stars: Mon Confiado, Luz Fernandez, Daria Ramirez, Leo Gamboa, Kris Aquino

15). Van Helsing: The London Assignment (2004)

Score: 5.78/10 IMDB: 6.2/10 Trailer Review
In this animated prequel to the Van Helsing movie, Van Helsing travels to London to deal with the mischievous Dr.…
Director: Sharon Bridgeman
Stars: Hugh Jackman, John DiMaggio, Roger Jackson, David Wenham, Alun Armstrong

16). Evil (2004)

Score: 5.69/10 IMDB: 6.2/10 Trailer
A young woman, Oui, shows up on the doorstep of a printing house run by her stern Aunt Bua. Oui,…
Director: Chookiat Sakveerakul
Stars: Ammara Assawanon, Pumwaree Yodkamol, Alexander Rendell, Theeradanai Suwannahom, Jarunee Boonsake

17). El habitante incierto (2004)

Score: 5.56/10 IMDB: 6.8/10 Trailer
Recently separated from his wife Vera, Félix a young architect, embittered, he finds it difficult to trust again, and being…
Director: Guillem Morales
Stars: Minnie Marx, Montse Lluc, Gemma Lozano, Beatriz Vilaseca, Francesc Garrido

18). Dumplings (2004)

Score: 5.56/10 IMDB: 6.8/10 Trailer
In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian recipe prepared…
Director: Fruit Chan
Stars: Bai Ling, Pauline Lau, Meme Tian, Miki Yeung, Tony Ka Fai Leung

19). Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)

Score: 5.55/10 IMDB: 5.3/10 Trailer Review
In 1889, the town of Rejection, Nevada, depends on a nearby silver mine for its income. Rejection has a few…
Director: S.S. Wilson
Stars: Michael Gross, Billy Drago, Brent Roam, Ming Lo, Sean Moran

20). Toolbox Murders (2004)

Score: 5.55/10 IMDB: 5.3/10 Trailer Review
In Hollywood, the young teacher Nell and her husband, the resident Steven Barrows, move to an old building called Lusman…
Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Sheri Moon Zombie, Rance Howard, Greg Travis, Christopher Doyle, Brent Roam

21). The Echo (2004)

Score: 5.51/10 IMDB: 5.9/10 Trailer
Marvin savors his independence in a newly acquired unit of an old apartment building. He is frequently visited by his…
Director: Yam Laranas
Stars: Jomari Yllana, Richard Gutierrez, Iza Calzado, Angel Locsin, James Blanco

22). Spider Forest (2004)

Score: 5.47/10 IMDB: 6.6/10 Trailer
A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods.
Director: Il-gon Song
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Byung-ho Son, Won-sang Park, Jung Suh, Kyung-hun Kang

23). Helter Skelter (2004)

Score: 5.43/10 IMDB: 6.5/10 Trailer
A new take on the Manson Family murders, with a keen focus on Charles Manson himself.
Director: John Gray
Stars: Robert Joy, Clea DuVall, Chris Ellis, Mark Thompson, Keith Szarabajka

24). Dead Birds (2004)

Score: 5.35/10 IMDB: 5.7/10 Trailer
In Civil War-era Alabama, a band of outlaws takes refuge at an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank that held…
Director: Alex Turner
Stars: Douglas M. Griffin, Mark Boone Junior, Michael Shannon, Muse Watson, Henry Thomas

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24 List of 2004 Horror Films Worth Watching!

Best Horror Movies of 2004

Looking for the best 2004 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 2004 are "Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hellboy (2004), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004), and Three... Extremes (2004)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 2004 is Shaun of the Dead (2004) scoring 8.15/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 454,200 votes for this movie. Starring in Shaun of the Dead (2004) is Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman, Michael Smiley, and Peter Serafinowicz. Director Edgar Wright did a phenomenal job treating us with this 2004 best horror film which was remarkable.Shaun of the Dead (2004) is in Horror, and Comedy movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 2004 The next best 2004 horror movie is Hellboy (2004) with a score of 7.61/10 stars. Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, Brian Steele, John Hurt, and Corey Johnson star in "Hellboy (2004)". Hellboy (2004) is directed by Guillermo del Toro and has over 276,530 IMDB votes. You can find Hellboy (2004) in Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, and Fantasy movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 2004, and we hope you enjoy the 102 movies on our list of good 2004 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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