Singling out only three of the best horror films of the past 10 years is very difficult to do. It seems that every year new horror films come out there are leaps and bounds better than the horror films of the previous year. As long as technology continues to evolve, you can expect horror films to get better and better. If you would like to purchase any of the horror films mentioned in this guideline, check out stores like Fingerhut and Barnes & Noble. Here are three of the best horror films of the past 10 years:

1. "Martyrs"

"Martyrs" was released in 2008. The movie was directed and written by Pascal Laugier and the main stars of the movie were Catherine Begin, Morjana Alaoui and Mylene Jampanoi. In "Martyrs," a young woman was kidnapped and tormented as a child. Throughout the movie, the young woman and her friend, who was abused as a child, seek revenge against the people who caused them so much pain at a young age. You have to really like horror films to enjoy "Martyrs," because this film is extremely violent.

2. "The Descent"

Neil Marshall directed and wrote "The Descent," which was released in 2005. You may not have heard of some of the actors in "Martyrs," but you are probably familiar with the main stars of "The Descent." Alex Reid, Shauna Macdonald and Natalie Jackson Mendoza played the main characters in "The Descent," who were Beth, Sarah and Juno, respectively. "The Descent" is about a caving expedition that goes incredibly wrong. The explorers on the caving expedition end up becoming trapped and targeted by predators that are out to kill. The trapped explorers eventually find themselves questioning their friendships with one another, which leads to them trying to survive each other, as well as the bloodthirsty predators. Simply put, you will probably need to check your pulse after watching "The Descent" to make sure you are still breathing.

3. "Let The Right One In"

"Let The Right One In," which was released in 2008, was written by John Ajvide Lindqvist and directed by Tomas Alfredson. The stars of "Let The Right One In" include Per Regnar, Kare Hedebrant and Lina Leandersson. Kare plays the role of Oskar, a bullied boy that is often overlooked by others. Oskar eventually finds love through Eli, who was played by Lina. Eli is a very peculiar girl who turns out to be a vampire. Eli doesn't like to kill, so she relies on her serial killer father to supply her with blood. Oskar wants to get revenge on the bullies that tormented him in school, but he faces a tough decision once he finds out that Eli is a vampire that he fears and loves at the same time.