The 24 Best Horror Movies of 2009

1). The Loved Ones (2009)


Score: 8.25/10
IMDB: 6.7/10
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In order to avoid a ghostly figure in the road, high school senior Brent Mitchell wraps his car around a…
Director: Sean Byrne
Stars: Gulliver McGrath, Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Vas Anagnos, John Brumpton

2). Thirst (2009)


Score: 7.72/10
IMDB: 7.2/10
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Sang-hyun, a priest working for a hospital, selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project intended to eradicate a deadly…
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Hae-suk Kim, Dal-su Oh, Hae-sook Kim, Ok-bin Kim

3). Zombieland (2009)


Score: 7.65/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
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Searching for family. In the early twenty-first century, zombies have taken over America. A shy and inexperienced college student in…
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Stars: Abigail Breslin, Ernie Hudson, Amber Heard, Bill Murray, Ashley Lambert

4). Cropsey (2009)


Score: 7.53/10
IMDB: 6.3/10
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Directors: Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio
Stars: Geraldo Rivera, Ernie Anastos, John O'Brien, Ed Armstrong, Bob Graham

5). The House of the Devil (2009)


Score: 7.47/10
IMDB: 6.4/10
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Director: Ti West
Stars: Dee Wallace, Joseph Oliveira, AJ Bowen, Graham Reznick, Jocelin Donahue

6). Amer (2009)


Score: 7.1/10
IMDB: 6.3/10
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Three key moments, all of them sensual, define Ana's life. Her carnal search sways between reality and colored fantasies becoming…
Directors: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani, Hélène Cattet
Stars: Florian Grolier, André Francol, Francesco Italiano, Henriette Raimondé, Jérôme Herrera

7). Drag Me to Hell (2009)


Score: 6.97/10
IMDB: 6.6/10
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Christine Brown is a loans officer at a bank but is worried about her lot in life. She's in competition…
Director: Sam Raimi
Stars: Ted Raimi, Scott Spiegel, Justin Long, Sam Raimi, Paul Edney

8). Wake Wood (2009)


Score: 6.9/10
IMDB: 5.5/10
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Still grieving the death of nine-year-old Alice - their only child - at the jaws of a crazed dog, vet…
Director: David Keating
Stars: Timothy Spall, Aidan Gillen, Steven McDonnell, Eva Birthistle, Simple The Bull

9). Tony (2009)


Score: 6.85/10
IMDB: 6.2/10
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Meet Tony, a withdrawn, socially-awkward, and unemployed man living in a depressingly blah flat in a working-class part of London.…
Director: Gerard Johnson
Stars: Neil Maskell, Peter Ferdinando, Lorenzo Camporese, Mike Johnson, Frank Boyce

10). The Eclipse (2009)


Score: 6.8/10
IMDB: 6.2/10
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In a seaside Irish town, a widower sparks with a visiting horror novelist while he also begins to believe he…
Director: Conor McPherson
Stars: Jim Norton, Ciarán Hinds, Aidan Quinn, Valerie Spelman, Laurent Tavernier

11). Salvage (2009)


Score: 6.8/10
IMDB: 5.0/10
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When a container washes ashore the residents of a sleepy cul-de-sac are plunged into violence, terror and paranoia. Ring fenced…
Director: Lawrence Gough
Stars: Shaun Dooley, Ray Nicholas, Paul Howell, Sufian Ashraf, Kevin Harvey

12). Book of Blood (2009)


Score: 6.77/10
IMDB: 5.3/10
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Director: John Harrison
Stars: Doug Bradley, Simon Bamford, Clive Russell, Roman Green, Jonas Armstrong

13). Lo (2009)


Score: 6.74/10
IMDB: 6.6/10
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Love presents many challenges to couples...but none so daunting as the one Justin faces with his girlfriend April. Kidnapped by…
Director: Travis Betz
Stars: John Karyus, Sarah Lassez, Ward Roberts, Jeremiah Birkett, Aaron Gaffey

14). Carriers (2009)


Score: 6.55/10
IMDB: 6.0/10
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In a world devastated by an outbreak, Brian, his girlfriend Bobby, his brother Danny and their friend, Kate, are heading…
Directors: David Pastor, Àlex Pastor, Àlex Pastor
Stars: Dylan Kenin, Lou Taylor Pucci, Chris Pine, Christopher Meloni, Brighid Fleming

15). Heartless (2009)


Score: 6.5/10
IMDB: 6.0/10
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Jamie Morgan, a young man with a large heart-shaped birthmark on his face, discovers that there are demons on the…
Director: Philip Ridley
Stars: Timothy Spall, Eddie Marsan, Noel Clarke, John Macmillan, Justin Salinger

16). Orphan (2009)


Score: 6.42/10
IMDB: 7.0/10
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Kate and John Coleman are rebuilding their troubled marriage after the loss of their baby. The couple decide to adopt…
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: CCH Pounder, Vera Farmiga, Rosemary Dunsmore, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman

17). Splice (2009)


Score: 6.39/10
IMDB: 5.7/10
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Two young rebellious scientists are told by their employers to halt groundbreaking work that has seen them produce new creatures…
Director: Vincenzo Natali
Stars: Adrien Brody, David Hewlett, Sarah Polley, Brandon McGibbon, Delphine Chanéac

18). Daybreakers (2009)


Score: 6.2/10
IMDB: 6.5/10
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In a world 10 years into the future, vampires make up the vast majority of the population with only 5%…
Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Kirby, Alex Revan

19). [Rec] 2 (2009)


Score: 6.17/10
IMDB: 6.5/10
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The medical Dr. Owen leads a three-men SWAT team inside the sealed off building to get blood sample from the…
Directors: Jaume Balagueró, Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
Stars: Javier Botet, Carlos Lasarte, Ferran Terraza, Manuela Velasco, Jorge-Yamam Serrano

20). The Descent: Part 2 (2009)


Score: 6.16/10
IMDB: 5.8/10
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Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors.…
Director: Jon Harris
Stars: Mac McDonald, Teresa Mahoney, MyAnna Buring, Shauna Macdonald, Robin Berry

21). My Bloody Valentine 3-D (2009)


Score: 6.05/10
IMDB: 5.5/10
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In the mining town of Harmony, a drilling accident is caused by the son of the owner, Tom Hanniger. The…
Director: Patrick Lussier
Stars: John W. Iwanonkiw, Marc Macaulay, Tom Atkins, Todd Farmer, Jeffrey Jones

22). My Bloody Valentine 3-D (2009)


Score: 6.05/10
IMDB: 5.5/10
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In the mining town of Harmony, a drilling accident is caused by the son of the owner, Tom Hanniger. The…
Director: Patrick Lussier
Stars: John W. Iwanonkiw, Marc Macaulay, Tom Atkins, Todd Farmer, Jeffrey Jones

23). The Revenant (2009)


Score: 5.87/10
IMDB: 6.3/10
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The night after his funeral, Bart, a soldier killed in Iraq gets up out of his grave and seeks out…
Director: D. Kerry Prior
Stars: David St. James, Robert Axelrod, Louise Griffiths, Colin Follenweider, Don Pugsley

24). Occult (2009)


Score: 5.86/10
IMDB: 6.5/10
Koji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the…
Directors: Kôji Shiraishi, Kôji Shiraishi
Stars: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Takashi Nomura, Takuji Suzuki, Shôhei Uno, Mika Azuma

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24+ List of 2009 Horror Films Worth Watching!

Best Horror Movies of 2009

Looking for the best 2009 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 2009 are "The Loved Ones (2009), Thirst (2009), Zombieland (2009), Cropsey (2009), and The House of the Devil (2009)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 2009 is The Loved Ones (2009) scoring 8.25/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 33,120+ votes for this movie. Starring in The Loved Ones (2009) is Gulliver McGrath, Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Vas Anagnos, and John Brumpton. Director Sean Byrne did a phenomenal job treating us with this 2009 best horror film which was remarkable.The Loved Ones (2009) is in Horror, and Thriller movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 2009 The next best 2009 horror movie is Thirst (2009) with a score of 7.72/10 stars. Kang-ho Song, Hae-suk Kim, Dal-su Oh, Hae-sook Kim, and Ok-bin Kim star in "Thirst (2009)". Thirst (2009) is directed by Chan-wook Park and has over 36,410+ IMDB votes. You can find Thirst (2009) in Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy, and Romance movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 2009, and we hope you enjoy the 143 movies on our list of good 2009 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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