Best Horror Movies of 2011

1.

Take Shelter

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Katy Mixon, Shea Whigham, Ray McKinnon, Tova Stewart, Natasha Randall, Ron Kennard, Scott Knisley, Robert Longstreet ..
Directed by: Jeff Nichols
Release date: 2011-09-30
2.

You're Next

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Starring: Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Margaret Laney, Amy Seimetz, Ti West, Rob Moran, Barbara Crampton ..
Directed by: Adam Wingard
Release date: 2011-09-10
3.

Fright Night

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Collette, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, David Tennant, Imogen Poots, Emily Montague, Dave Franco, Will Denton, Chris Sarandon ..
Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Release date: 2011-08-18
4.

Scream 4

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody, Rory Culkin, Mary McDonnell, Marley Shelton ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 2011-04-11
5.

Final Destination 5

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death’s sinister agenda.

Starring: Emma Bell, Nicholas D'Agosto, Miles Fisher, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, P. J. Byrne, Arlen Escarpeta, David Koechner, Courtney B. Vance, Tony Todd ..
Directed by: Steven Quale
Release date: 2011-08-12
6.

The Awakening

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Lucy Cohu, Cal Macaninch, John Shrapnel, Diana Kent, Richard Durden, Alfie Field ..
Directed by: Nick Murphy
Release date: 2011-08-17
7.

Snowtown

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Starring: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Frank Cwertniak, Matthew Howard, Marcus Howard, Anthony Groves, Richard Green, Aaron Viergever, Beau Gosling ..
Directed by: Justin Kurzel
Release date: 2011-05-16
8.

Red Riding Hood

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Julie Christie, Lukas Haas, Virginia Madsen, Shauna Kain, Michael Hogan ..
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Release date: 2011-03-11
9.

Kill List

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

Starring: Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Harry Simpson, Michael Smiley, Struan Rodger, Emma Fryer, Esme Folley, Ben Crompton, Gemma Lise Thornton, Robin Hill ..
Directed by: Ben Wheatley
Release date: 2011-09-02
10.

Red State

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Starring: Michael Parks, John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Michael Angarano, Kyle Gallner, Nicholas Braun, Kerry Bishé, Stephen Root, Matt Jones, Kevin Alejandro ..
Directed by: Kevin Smith
Release date: 2011-08-19

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