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    21 A-List Actors Who Starred In These 2000s Horror Movies

    Before Thor, Chris Hemsworth was Curt in Cabin in the Woods.

    1. Dakota Fanning as Coraline from Coraline:

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    Where you know Dakota from: The Twilight Saga, Once Upon a Hollywood, and The Alienist.

    2. Amanda Seyfried as Needy Lesnicki from Jennifer's Body:

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    Where you know Amanda from: Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables, and Mank

    3. Keir Gilchrist as Paul Bolduan from It Follows:

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    Where you know Keir from: It's Kind of a Funny Story and Atypical

    4. Cillian Murphy as Jim from 28 Days Later:

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    Where you know Cillian from: A Quiet Place: Part II, Inception, and Peaky Blinders

    5. Naomie Harris as Selena from 28 Days Later:

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    Where you know Naomie from: Moonlight, Black and Blue, and No Time to Die.

    6. Andre Braugher as Brent Norton from The Mist:

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    Where you know Andre from: Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Salt. 

    7. Reese Witherspoon as Evelyn Williams from American Psycho:

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    Where you know Reese from: Big Little Lies, The Morning Show, and Little Fires Everywhere.

    8. Chloë Grace Moretz as Abby from Let Me In:

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    Where you know Chloë from: The Addams Family, Suspiria, and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.

    9. Chris Hemsworth as Curt Vaughan from The Cabin in the Woods:

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    Where you know Chris from: Thor, Bad Times at the El Royale, and Men in Black: International.

    10. Lizzy Caplan as Marlena Diamond from Cloverfield:

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    Where you know Lizzy from: Now You See Me 2, Masters of Sex, and Bachelorette

    11. Ryan Reynolds as George Lutz from The Amityville Horror:

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    Where you know Ryan from: Free Guy, Deadpool, The Hitman's Bodyguard, and being Blake Lively's husband.

    12. Chad Michael Murray as Nick from House of Wax:

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    Where you know Chad from: Riverdale, One Tree Hill, and Agent Carter.

    13. Tony Goldwyn as Dr. John Collingwood from The Last House on the Left:

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    Where you know Tony from: Scandal, Divergent, and King Richard. 

    14. Nicole Kidman as Grace Stewart from The Others:

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    Where you know Nicole from: Big Little Lies, The Undoing, and Nine Perfect Strangers.

    15. Henry Cavill as Evan Marshall from Blood Creek:

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    Where you know Henry from: Enola Holmes, Man of Steel, and The Witcher.

    16. Sebastian Stan as Chase Collins from The Covenant:

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    Where you know Sebastian from: Captain America: Winter Soldier; The Falcon and the Winter Solider; and I, Tonya.

    17. Idris Elba as Detective Winn from Prom Night:

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    Where you know Idris from: Luther, Cats, and Molly's Game.

    18. Octavia Spencer as Nurse Daniels from Halloween II (2009):

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    Where you know Octavia from: The Help, Hidden Figures, and Ma. 

    19. Amy Adams as Marvel Ann from Psycho Beach Party:

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    Where you know Amy from: Sharp Objects, Enchanted, and Arrival.

    20. Scarlett Johansson as Ashley Parker from Eight Legged Freaks:

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    Where you know Scarlett from: Black Widow, The Nanny Diaries, and He's Just Not That Into You

    21. Lastly, Seth Rogen as Ricky Dandforth from Donnie Darko:

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    Where you know Seth from: Superbad, Neighbors, and Long Shot.