Forest Horror Movies

List of the best forest horror movies selected by visitors to our site: The Cabin in the Woods, The Ritual, Eden Lake, The Blair Witch Project, Sleeping Beauty, The Hunted, I Spit on Your Grave, Suicide Forest Village, Gretel & Hansel, The Hallow.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersMonsters
PlotDeath, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleUnexpected ending, For a group of friends

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:40
CharactersWitch, Gods, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hiking trip, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest, Sweden
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For a group of friends

A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Newlyweds, Lovers
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Fear, Chase, Rest
PlaceForest, Beach, Lake
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersWitch, Students, Friends
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Voodoo, Fear
PlaceForest
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive, Serious

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersZombie, Dragons, Cinderella, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Castle
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Fancy, Depressive

The beautiful Aurora is cursed into everlasting sleep by an evil witch for a crime she didn't commit. The brave Commander of the Guard, William, embarks on a quest inspired by both love and loyalty to free the doomed princess. He travels into the dark forest where he encounters a friendly elf that helps him on his quest, a dangerous wizard with no love for royalty or evil, a deadly assassin, and a ravenous creature that preys on human flesh before the final confrontation that will determine Aurora's fate.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
PlotGhosts, Dreams
PlaceMountains, Forest
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Chasing their dream of landing their own hunting show, Jake and Stevie head to the dense, secluded mountains of West Virginia. Equipped with only their bow and camera, they have just three days to kill a monster buck big enough to grab the attention of the network...and they've found him. But the sun has set, and they realize they're not alone.

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: 5.2
Genrehorror, detective
CountryJapan
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Curses
PlaceForest, Japan
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

One day a mysterious box arrived and a curse began to spread all over. The source of the box is 'Jukai Village'. The village is hidden in Jukai Forest, a suicide spot that once you enter it, you can never come out.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa
CharactersWitch, Brother and sister, Wizards, Old man
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Fairy tales, Disturbing

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersDogs, Police
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Revenge, Supernatural, Moving
PlaceVillage, Forest, England, Ireland, London
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersMonsters
PlaceForest

A newly reunited young couple's drive through the Pacific Northwest turns into a nightmare as they are forced to face nature, unsavory locals, and a monstrous creature, known to the Native Americans as Oh-Mah.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
PlotSurvival, Chase
PlaceForest
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

When an inexperienced park ranger finds a dead body under mysterious circumstances on a remote mountain trail, she must guard it overnight until authorities can arrive, forcing her to confront some of her deepest, darkest fears.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Split personality, Loneliness
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

After a tragic accident Grace is lost and alone in the Smoky Mountains. Grace's struggle for survival is made more complicated by her troubled past. Battling the demons in her mind may be the only way to come out alive.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountrySweden, Denmark
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Cats
PlotTravel, Death, Weapon, Mystery, Birthday
PlaceMountains, Forest, Hospitals, Helicopters
TimeNight
StyleAction, Tense, Black humor

As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorizing them, luring them deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror and humiliating slapstick.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Blonde girls, Family, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Dolls, Vacation, Fear
PlaceIslands, Forest, Lake
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Disturbing

On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Friendship, Supernatural, Teleportation
PlaceForest
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Disturbing

Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the discovery of a Book of the Dead unwittingly summon up dormant demons which possess the youngsters one by one.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersMonsters, Yeti, Veterans
PlotSelf-sacrifice
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Action, Depressive

An ex-soldier ventures into the Pacific Northwest to uncover the truth behind his fiance's disappearance.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceForest, Texas, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A group of friends who venture into the remote Texas woods for a party weekend find themselves stalked by Bigfoot.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryPoland
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Twins
PlotHiking trip
PlaceForest, Summer camp
StyleFor a group of friends

The movie begins innocently enough - a group of technology addicted teenagers finds themselves in an off-line camp. However hiking in the woods with no smartphone in sight will not go as planned. They will have to fight for their lives against things they never have seen before, even in the darkest reaches of the Internet. Faced against the dangers lurking in the forest, they will find true friendship, love and sacrifice. Will they come out of it in one piece, or in bloody bits?

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersSerial killers, Killers
PlotSurvival, Travel, Revenge, Death, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlaceForest

Four young friends, after drifting apart due to tragedy, re-connect working on a film studies project. As time ticks on, and fractures appear, the group decide to make a film in the woods under the blood moon, but they are not alone.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersTwins, FBI, Sisters
PlotSupernatural, Mental disorders, Fate, Ghosts, Missing people
PlaceForest, Japan
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:20
PlotTravel
PlaceForest

A group of American teens comes Ireland to visit an Irish school friend who takes them on a camping trip in search of the local, fabled magic mushrooms. When the hallucinations start taking hold, the panicked friends are attacked by ghostly creatures; never able to determine if they are experiencing gruesome reality or startling delirium.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotSurvival, Obsession, Death, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceForest, USA, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

In the Fall of 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked together up a winding mountain trail and into the wilderness. Without warning, they left behind everything: their homes, their clothes, and their money. The only clue where they went was a single word etched into stone near the forest’s edge: YELLOWBRICKROAD.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration02:17
CharactersLesbians, Serial killers, Killers, Bears
PlotSurvival
PlaceMountains, Forest, Lake, Canada
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Majestic mountains, a still lake and venomous betrayals engulf a female married couple attempting to celebrate their one-year anniversary.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration01:40
CharactersSerial killers, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Gambling, Revenge, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy
CountrySouth Africa
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotSurvival, Survival, Treason
PlaceForest
StyleFor a group of friends

Nine friends, all harboring a dark secret, go camping in the woods. After a wild night of partying, they wake up with suicide bombs strapped to their chests, all with varying times on their countdown clocks. They decide to work out how to disarm the bombs or find help - until they discover they can 'take' one another's time by killing each other.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersDogs
PlotSurvival, Pursuit, Jealousy, Chase
PlaceForest, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

Three family members head deep into the woods for a hunting trip that doubles as a distraction from their troubles at home. When all of their gear is stolen, they turn on each other, but soon realize there are much more treacherous forces at work.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Friends, Old man
PlotInvestigation, Chase
PlaceForest
StyleDisturbing

When Derek moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the warning, Derek and his friends set out to uncover the dark secret that's buried deep in the woods. But will they survive to tell it?

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersAliens, Friends, Parents
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, UFO, Abduction
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Forest, Deserts, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleExciting, Light, Tense, Disturbing

20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.





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