Best Slasher Movies Of The 21st century

Slasher movies were the big thing back in the mid-70s to mid-80s! We were introduced to some lethal characters and even today the genre is not slowing down. The new slasher movies are embracing their iconic predecessors while other slasher movies are creating their own twists.

The main element of slashers movies is a masked killer who starts killing the victims. Of course, a lot goes into the film’s part from that. Here are the best slasher movies everyone must watch!

1. The Hills Have Eyes – 2006

The Hills Have Eyes

This film is not only one of the best slasher movies but also one of the best horror movie remakes of the period. It is a remake of the 1977 film.

The movie follows a family that is traveling to California. They are then captured by a group of psychotic cannibals. These cannibals are actually the results of the nuclear tests conducted by the USA and they are forced to fight and survive. But the chances are quite slim! What will happen next?

The film has an IMDb rating of 6.4/10

2. The Strangers – 2008

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The Strangers

This film has not only proved to be one of the most amazing slasher movies of the 21st century but also one of the scariest movies too.

The movie revolves around James Hoyt and Kristen McKay who are going to a remote house to spend some time with each other. However, during the very early hours of the morning, there is a knock at the door and it changes their lives forever.

What makes this movie scarier is that it is “based on true events”.

This movie has an IMDb rating of 6.2/10.


3. Friday the 13th – 2009

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Friday the 13th

Let’s be honest, 2009’s Friday the 13th deserves a lot more credit than it gets. It is more severe compared to the other films from the franchise. It’s a great film and takes time with the cruelest and most creative kills!

The plot revolves around a group of college kids who decide to spend the weekend at Crystal Lake and that proves deadly for them. They come across Jason Voorhees who is waiting to kill them.

This movie has an IMDb rating of 5.5/10.

4. Happy Death Day – 2017

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Happy Death Day

Those who have watched the film, know that Happy Death Day is setting some high standards for the current slasher movies. And we are loving every bit of it!

College student Theresa Gelbman ends up reliving the day when she was killed to discover who killed her! She gets stuck in a time loop and the movie is absolutely entertaining and suspenseful!

This movie has an IMDb rating of 6.6/10.

5.  The Cabin in the Woods – 2012

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The Cabin in the Woods

Much before he went all Thor, Chris Hemsworth starred as Curt Vaughan in the most amazing movie the slasher movies have to offer!

Five friends unknowingly summon a family of zombies in the woods. And they also become involved in a ritual of human sacrifice which is being held to please some cruel deities.

This is a brilliant film and PLEASE go and watch it!

This movie has an IMDb rating of 7/10.

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