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The 20 Best 2000s Horror Movies Ranked

After the bountiful harvest the decade before, horror films fell into somewhat of a rut in the '90s. It was an era that saw the long overdue death of a number of once-lucrative franchises like Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th, thanks to sequels with lessening box office returns. However, a resurgence began with the dawn of the new millennium. With the emergence of digital film technology and affordable computing power, films were cheaper to make, while the internet was a brand new...

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    The 20 Best 2000s Horror Movies Ranked - /Film

    The 20 Best 2000s Horror Movies Ranked - /Film

    After the bountiful harvest the decade before, horror films fell into somewhat of a rut in the '90s. It was an era that saw the long overdue death of a number of once-lucrative franchises like Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th, thanks to sequels with lessening box office returns. However, a resurgence began with the dawn of the new millennium. With the emergence of digital film technology and affordable computing power, films were cheaper to make, while the internet was a brand new...

    The 15 Best '90s Horror Movies Ranked

    The 15 Best '90s Horror Movies Ranked

    The '90s were filled with a host of new horror movies that were overflowing with ghosts, witches, monsters, serial killers, and more. But, as with any decade, some of the movies released in those 10 years were better, scarier, and more memorable than others. That's where this list comes in. Excluding sequels and making room for horror's numerous subgenres, we've done our best to hone in on the works of cinema that best define the '90s by ranking the 15 best horror movies of that decade.

    The 20 Best '80s Horror Movies Ranked - /Film

    The 20 Best '80s Horror Movies Ranked - /Film

    The '80s were a boom time for horror. Two formats of video recorder (VHS and Betamax) duked it out, with VHS eventually winning out due to being the cheaper format to license. The proliferation of this technology in the home meant that films had a market outside cinemas for the first time, and rental stores cropped up worldwide. Direct-to-video became a valid way to release films, and a lot of people wanted to cash in on the growing horror craze. In addition, because it was now possible to record movies from TV, many eager youngsters cultivated their interest in horror by watching scary movies at home, freed from the age-based restrictions at cinemas.

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