50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

From topical zombie apocalypses to retro-slasher flicks, the best scary movies since the turn of the millennium

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37. 'Piranha 3D' (2010)

Alexandre Aja's remake of Joe Dante's 1978 Jaws–rip-off simply retains the original's name and toothy little predators – and it's all the better for it. The French director is less interested in redoing that Corman quickie and more interested in channeling that old-fashioned grindhouse mix of copious nudity and abundant gore, as well as embedding a handful of in-jokes into the mix (just when you thought it was safe for Richard Dreyfuss to go back in the water ...). But anyone that thinks this is merely a goof should go directly to the scene of a woman getting her hair caught in an outboard motor. You've been warned. DF

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