Close
Start your free trial

Best Horror Films of 2001


Wendigo

Larry Fessenden, director of ... with his family's sudden misfortune. Wendigo was enthusiastically received in its premiere screening at the 2001 Slamdance Film Festival. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Ritual

An unemployed New York ... while facing off against a vicious voodoo queen with the power to destroy anyone and anything in her path. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Mummy Returns

This big-budget sequel from ... marauding bands of pygmy skeletons, among other hazards. The Mummy Returns co-stars John Hannah, Oded Fehr, and Patricia Velasquez. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Killer Buzz

While covering a story ... helicopter-borne army are intent on wiping out the Shadow People tribe of Indians to keep the bees for himself. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Raptor

This direct-to-video variation on ... Corbin Bernsen and Melissa Brasselle co-star in this sci-fi action film directed by Jay Andrews (The Bare Wench Project). [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Mangler 2

Troubled and wealthy student ... machine. Soon, someone will have to stop him before it's too late. And right now can't be soon enough. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Soulkeeper

A pair of minor ... Robert Davi, Brad Dourif, and Michael Ironside; former teen pop singer Deborah Gibson also appears in a cameo role. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Bones

Cinematographer turned director Ernest ... up to exact bloody retribution for past misdeeds. Bones (2001) co-stars Michael T. Weiss, Bianca Lawson, and Khalil Kain. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Route 666

The brutal murder of ... and Stephanie must face off against the brutal specters or risk losing their lives as well as their souls. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

13 Ghosts

This haunted house chiller ... involving pairs of spectacles handed out to audiences for screenings of the 1960 original, which was presented in "Illusion-O." [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Pact With the Devil

In this modern take ... youth, the price tag on this luxury may be more than the vain young man is willing to pay. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Triangle

It's The Shining at ... vanished without a trace. Lensed on location in Barbados and Toronto, The Triangle premiered August 12, 2001, on WTBS. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Breed

One cop is a ... Endgame) stars as the good vampire agent. Bokeem Woodbine plays his partner. Bai Ling portrays the vampire seductress Lucy. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Session 9

Writer/director Brad Anderson, known ... photography Uta Briesewitz were able to produce the uniquely effective, deep-focus images in Session 9 using mostly natural light. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Earth vs. the Spider

This film was part ... mutates into a frightening monster. Dan Aykroyd, Theresa Russell, and Christopher Cousins round out this effort from Scott Ziehl. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection

It's back to Perfection, ... like carnivorous dragons. Does Gummer have enough shells in his artillery cannons to knock them all from the sky? [ best horror films - 2001 ]

She Creature

A couple running a ... International Pictures head Samuel Z. Arkoff, most of which were inspired by horror films AIP made in the 1950s. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Ed Gein

By day, Ed Gein ... role, with Carrie Snodgrass as his mother Augusta, and Sally Champlin and Carol Mansell as two of his victims. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Attic Expeditions

A disturbed young man ... The Attic Expeditions also features comic actor Seth Green, horror film vet Ted Raimi, and veteran shock-rocker Alice Cooper. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Dagon

The nightmares of Paul ... of his visions, and boy does she have a surprise for him besides the double tentacles under her skirt. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell

Chris Angel directs the ... Unlike the film that introduced Djinn to the world, horror master Wes Craven's name appears nowhere in this film. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Children of the Corn: Revelation

The seventh in the ... in the town. While there, the officers stumble across a force more powerful and evil than any serial killer. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Ripper: Letter From Hell

A woman finds herself ... terrorized London over a century ago. Ripper: Letter From Hell also features Bruce Payne, Emmanuelle Vaugier, and Jurgen Prochnow. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Teenage Caveman

Part of the "Creature ... conclusion involves several characters literally exploding. Teenage Caveman was the last production for late exploitation mogul Samuel Z. Arkoff. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

They Crawl

After a fiery wreck ... mutant horde of cockroaches on the city. No amount of bug spray, or bad press, will stop these critters. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Faust: Love of the Damned

A man goes to ... American filmmaker Brian Yunza and Spanish financier Julio Fernandez; the film was shot in Spain with an English-speaking cast. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Mimic 2

After three men are ... hunts them down. Meanwhile, a military unit of bug busters gets ready to fumigate the school with poison gas. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Forsaken

Genre writer/director J.S. Cardone ... is infected with the vampire virus; only Kit's death can prevent Sean from permanently becoming one of the nosferatu. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Devil's Prey

A group of young ... to put an end to the rivers of gore by battling the cult members on their own violent terms. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Visible Secret

A young girl witnesses ... Secret was written by Abe Kwong and directed by Ann Hui (Ordinary Heroes). Kwong would later direct the sequel. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Long Time Dead

For his debut feature ... Lara Belmont, Long Time Dead screened in 2002 at Germany's Munchen Fantasy Filmfest and The Netherlands' Fantastic Film Festival. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Inner Senses

Visions of the dead ... Yan's ghosts, will her love be enough to help Jim confront his dark past and vanquish the restless spirits? [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Spiders II: Breeding Ground

Alexandra (Stephanie Niznik) and ... humans to create giant spiders; Jason is next, unless Alex can defeat Grbac and a horde of escaped spiders. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

School Killer

A horrifying tragedy reaches ... getting a cheap scare, the reappearance of the psychotic security guard finds the teenage explorers running for their lives. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Jeepers Creepers

Writer/director Victor Salva returns ... is no refuge; they also receive some advice from a knowledgeable psychic (Patricia Belcher). Jeepers Creepers co-stars Eileen Brennan. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Bunker

Rob Green makes his ... Charley Boorman, and Andrew Lee Potts star in this film which was screened at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Red Right Hand

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Horror Vision

In this cyber-savvy horror ... the killer web page. Horror Vision stars James Black, Maggie Rose Fleck, Josh Covitt, and scream queen Brinke Stevens. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Bio Zombie

Wilson Yip directs the ... and the mall eventually gets filled with zombies, with Woody, Bee, and their friend Rolls (Angela Tong) trapped inside. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Dark Stories

When the stage curtain ... be forced to maintain his fragile veil of sanity long enough to cover his tracks and hide the evidence. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Vault

In this edgy horror ... it was the first directorial effort from actor James Black (not to be confused with comedy star Jack Black). [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Cookers

Speed kills, but not ... really are evil spirits ready to do them in. Cookers marked the feature film debut for director Dan Mintz. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Blood: The Last Vampire

This anime feature blends ... the film. The voice of Saya is provided by Youki Kodoh, who starred in 1999's Snow Falling on Cedars. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Demonicus

The demonic spirit of ... friends in a bid to bring the gladiator back to life. Demonicus also stars Jennifer Capo and Brannon Gould. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Witch Hunter

In this cinematic terror ... by terrifying apparitions determined to do them in. Witch Hunter stars Leslie Cottle, George Gilbert, and Jean Francois Beaupre. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Remnant

Murder holds a small ... to reveal just how a long-dead killer can claim two victims nearly three decades after being laid to rest. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Pulse

As one of the ... regulars Koji Yakusho, Jun Fubuki, and Sho Aikawa -- was screened at the 2001 Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Killer Barbys

Euro-horror master Jesús Franco ... her male bandmates from the clutches of the Countess. The Killer Barbys also features Carlos Subterfuge and Pepa Lopez. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Dead Creatures

The second feature from ... plague decides to take matters into his own hands and put an end to the cannibalistic reign of terror. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Ringu 0: Basudei

Following the phenomenal success ... her co-worker begins to wonder if she is a sociopathic murderer, or the victim of powers beyond her control. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Arachnid

A plucky pilot searching ... by American producer Brian Yunza (through his multi-national Fantastic Factory production house), and helmed by American director Jack Shoulder. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Wicksboro Incident

In this science fiction-themed ... to Lloyd's story than they imagined. The Wicksboro Incident received its world premiere at the 2001 Hollywood Film Festival. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

She Lives By Night

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Witchouse 3: Demon Fire

Low-budget horror mogul J.R. ... documentary filmmakers (Debbie Rochon, Tina Krause) and their friend, an abused woman (Tanya Dempsey) seeking shelter from her past. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

American Nightmare

Facing one's fears becomes ... in a manner that reflects their worst fear. American Nightmare also stars Chris Ryan, Brandy Little, and Johnny Sneed. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Best of TromaDance Film Festival, Vol. 1

Troma Team Pictures, the ... Karen Black. The video also includes a documentary on the festival produced for the British television series Edge TV. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Hell's Highway

Jeff Leroy, the director ... the devil herself. The cast also includes Kiren David, Hank Horner, Beverly Lynn, and legendary porn star Ron Jeremy. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Sorum

In this atmospheric supernatural ... the building, and Yong-hyun discovers that a tragedy which happened 30 years before is repeating itself before his eyes. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Soft for Digging

This stylized horror film, ... with less than a minute of dialogue, and only one word spoken during the first half of the movie. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Back Lot Murders

In this horror story ... their girlfriends as unfortunate "extras." The Back Lot Murders stars Priscilla Barnes, Corey Haim, Charles Fleischer, and David DeFalco. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Frightening

The Frightening is a ... out the cast of this film that was directed by David DeCoteau (Final Stab, The Brotherhood, Retro Puppet Master). [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Beneath Loch Ness

An American research party ... for slaying the critter -- it killed his son 17 years earlier, but Blay was blamed in the tragedy. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Frightmare

Sugar Hill High School ... one can be trusted-but could it be that the killer stalking the halls is actually the famous "Conscience Killer"? [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Happiness of the Katakuris

One of an amazing ... with movie and pop culture references, The Happiness of the Katakuris is a departure from Miike's famously gruesome thrillers. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Blood Moon

Local teens cruelly tease ... But there are two side effects no one counted on -- the chemical makes Tara carnivorous and easily enraged. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Corpse Grinders II

The Lotus Cat Food ... of this unique brand of cat food, their preference for flesh may put the entire human race in peril. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Zombie Chronicles

In the tradition of ... eager-beaver reporter who gave him a ride, this film has established a place within the ultra low-budget B-movie community. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker

When the puzzle box ... the powers of light to defeat the fury of hell and send her old nemesis screaming into the fire. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Fangs

The tiny town of ... on to bring him lots of new home sales. And wouldn't you know it -- they miss their deadline. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Shark Hunter

Spencer Northcut (Antonio Sabato, ... death of Spencer's parents. Unhindered, Spencer leaves in anticipation of finding the shark and ending a very personal grudge. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Pool

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Slashers

The Japanese TV reality ... (Christopher Piggins), a maniacal surgeon with oversized shears; and Preacherman (Napier), a Bible-thumping program rookie with a razor-sharp crucifix. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Lost Voyage

Decades after being mysteriously ... taking on a life of her own, and the team is stepping directly into the belly of the beast. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Fausto 5.0

A doctor's past comes ... 5.0 was the first motion picture directed and produced by members of La Fura, an acclaimed Spanish theater troupe. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Tail Sting

Tail Sting is a ... his brother are trying to smuggle themselves across the border. Inevitably, someone lets out the scorpions and mayhem ensues. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Back Woods

Grant Woodhill's horror film ... He gets the power to do this with the help of an evil spirit known as the Hermaphroditic Mangina. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Paradise Villa

Directed by Park Chong-won, ... the neighbors at Paradise Villa into a deadly battle. Paradise Villa features Cho Han Joon and Ha You Mee. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Final Stab

Murder mystery games are ... But when the players really start turning up dead, the fun turns to terror. Melissa Renee Martin also stars. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter

Forget that hack Van ... El Santo is more than eager to pitch in and do his part to ensure a safe Judgment Day. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Christmas Season Massacre

A tormented high school ... of his enemies, Tommy embarks on a killing spree that will turn his small town's white Christmas blood red. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Cradle of Fear

Directed by Alex Chandon, ... efforts to catch the perpetrator won't be reciprocated in his own murder. Cradle of Fear also features Dani Filth. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

A Christmas Nightmare

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Medley

It's homework or die ... mayhem. Distributed by Troma, this low, low-budget slasher is known for its heavy blood lust and gonzo filmmaking approach. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Frost: Portrait of a Vampire

Kevin VanHook directs Gary ... him are turning up dead. His old compatriot may be the only person on Earth who can stop him. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Killer Rats

The rats have taken ... it appears as if rehabilitation is about to take a back seat to survival for the patients of Brookside. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Stacy

This 2001 J-Horror effort ... on the living, the people of Japan brace themselves and try to find a way to end the madness. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Watchusdie.com

Ryan Woo's cyberspace horror ... WatchUsDorm.com. Soon a killer begins terrorizing the women, and the URL has changed to the title of the film. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Necromanic: Schizophreniac 2

A demented serial killer ... to push the limits of viewer endurance by offering some of the most repulsive images ever captured on camera. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Kracker Jack'd

A white boy goes ... trail of terror and death in his path. First-time filmmaker Chad Hendricks wrote, directed, produced, and edited Kracker Jack'd. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Hood Rat

Think of it as ... rats as his willing soldiers, Max sets out to avenge the senseless death. Hood Rat also stars rapper-turned-actor Ice-T. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Recoil

A school assignment turns ... Eric and his best friend Webster "Double U" embark on a deadly journey from which neither may ever return. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Bizarre Lust of a Sexual Deviant

A sexual psychopath holds ... steadily growing, Angie must take action before it's too late and she too falls prey to Scott's perverse compulsion. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Vampire Junction

From infamous schlock-master Jess ... realizes the town is like none other. Before long, she's encountering undead vampire cowboys who serve a seductive countess. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Alien Factor 2: The Alien Rampage

Independent filmmaker Don Dohler ... and around his native Baltimore. Alien Factor 2: Alien Rampage continues the story line from one of earlier efforts. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Wind

The town of Fairview ... higher. Soon, the wind could be strong enough to wipe out the town-if the residents don't do it themselves. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

FinalCut.com

Raoul Heimrich's confrontational horror ... already suicidal to allow them to film their final act. The deaths grow more and more bizarre and gruesome. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Black Serenade

Someone in a black ... and it's up to a new student, Alex (Silke), to piece the puzzle together before the next post-exam death. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Gore From Outer Space

The madness that began ... it be that there is an alien conspiracy currently attempting to conquer the planet and destroy the human race? [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Strange Frequency 2

Four tales of music ... segments in Strange Frequency 2 were originally produced and aired as part of the short-lived VH1 series Strange Frequency. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Rooms for Tourists

A handful of high-school ... them. Habitaciones para Turistas (Rooms for Tourists) was the first feature film from writer and director Adrían García Bogliano. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Sa Piling Ng Aswang

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Sanib

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Spirit Warriors

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Spirit Warriors: The Shortcut

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Gregory Horror Show [Animated Series]

This surreal computer-animated horror ... returns to them, only to have further work ahead of him in separating his new wild imagination from reality. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Plaga Zombie: Mutant Zone

Plaga Zombie: Mutant Zone ... humans (including a professional wrestler, a computer expert, and a doctor-in-training) must work together to escape with their lives. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Urban Gothic: Series 02

Nine new tales of ... and the two-part "Dollhouse Burns," all about a freeze-dried teenager and a cult that has disastrously lost its way. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Nightmare Room: Fear Games

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

The Nightmare Room: Full Moon Halloween

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Living Nightmare

A group of friends ... that everyone was dying to get in to becomes the party that everyone would kill to get out of. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Bangkok Haunted

Join horror specialists Oxide ... to spare, Pang and Pisuth pull out all the stops to push viewers to the absolute limits of fear. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Kitty Killers

In the world of ... tactics can receive true enlightenment, only the meanest will find out what it's like to have a corner office. [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Fear of the Dark

Twenty years after her ... is actually about to come face to face with the nightmare that has plagued her for nearly twenty years? [ best horror films - 2001 ]

Forest of the Dead

[ best horror films - 2001 ]

Mayhem Motel

[ best horror films - 2001 ]




BLOCKBUSTER name, design and related marks are trademarks of Blockbuster Inc. © 2008 Blockbuster Inc. All rights reserved.

Portions of Content Provided by All Movie Guide ®, a trademark of All Media Guide, LLC.© 2008 All Media Guide, LLC.