American horror movies

List of the best American horror movies selected by our site visitors: The Mist, 1408, It, World War Z, Sinister, Venom, Brightburn, Alien, The Lodge, A Quiet Place.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Fog, Fear
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive

After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten their lives, and worse, their sanity.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersWriters
PlotGhosts, Fear
StyleNumbers in the title, Disturbing

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:22
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Demons
PlotAbduction, Death, Hunting, Missing people, Fear
PlaceSchool, Small cities
TimeSummer
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersZombie, Family, Scientists, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersSerial killers, Demons, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Moving, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
Duration03:05
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Killers, Rich, Tough guys
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceHelicopters, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of Venom, a violent, super powerful alien symbiote. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersAliens, Childrens, Superman, Family, Babies
PlotUFO, Superpowers, Investigation, Pursuit, Billiards
PlaceSchool
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Fancy, Creepy, For men

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Multi-part
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Childrens, Family, Journalists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow
PlaceCountry houses
TimeNew Year, Dark ones, Winter
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Gloomy

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersMonsters, Family, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion, Chase, Fear
PlaceForest
TimePost apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Incredible, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotSupernatural, Voodoo, Spells

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Students
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Travel, Cars
TimePost apocalypse
StyleBlack humor

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:43
CharactersDogs, Family, Photographers, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Slavery, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceParty, Estate, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Four friends head to Hawaii to investigate reports of a haunting at an abandoned resort in hopes of finding the infamous Half-Faced Girl. When they arrive, they soon learn you should be careful what you wish for.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration01:56
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Puzzles, Chase, Fear
PlaceForest, Beach
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Disturbing

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Writers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Vacation
PlaceForest, Small cities

A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in the small town attracts the attention of a few morally deprived locals led by Johnny, the town's service station owner, his two co-workers, Andy and Stanley, who along with their socially and mentally challenged friend Matthew, set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32
CharactersWitch, Demons, Blind
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Chase
PlaceVillage
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleDisturbing

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Teens, Snipers, Family, Friends
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Fear
PlaceForest
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie, Knights, Friends, Deer
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Tomb
StyleBlack humor, For men, Disturbing

Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda’s body.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersVampire, Gangsters, Brothers
PlotSurvival, The escape, Hostage
PlaceMexico
TimeNight
StyleFor men

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, detective
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersWitch
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:57
CharactersSharks, Teens, Sisters, Girlfriends, Fish
PlotSurvival, Chase, Diving, Fear
PlaceSea, Caves, Mexico
StyleTense, Disturbing

A group of backpackers diving in a ruined underwater city discover that they have stumbled into the territory of the ocean's deadliest shark species.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersSerial killers
PlotHostage, Chase
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Serbia, Hungary
Duration02:34
CharactersTeens, Thieves, Investigators, Old man, Hermits
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Money, Loneliness, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleSmart, Tense

A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersDogs, Blonde girls, Heroes, Ballerinas
PlotDancing, Gambling, Supernatural, Ballet, Ghosts
PlaceUSA, Casino
StyleTo cry, By books

Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersTeens, Single mothers
PlotThe escape, Relationship, Snow
PlaceTrains
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Black humor, Disturbing

The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:25
CharactersHeroes, Fish
PlotSurvival, Passion, Death, Killer animals
PlaceOcean
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, For men

Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have been dormant for thousands of years, now with a taste for human flesh. This year, there's something more to worry about than the usual hangovers and complaints from locals, a new type of terror is about to be cut loose on Lake Victoria.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersStrong women, Lifeguards, Family
PlotSurvival, Sects, Hostage, Rest, Release of hostages
PlaceNature, USA, Small cities
StyleFor a group of friends

Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to protect their way of life.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, France, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersBikers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Mystery
StyleStrange, Fancy, Depressive

The Shadow Mountains, 1983. Red and Mandy lead a loving and peaceful existence; but when their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.





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