Forest Horror Movies

List of the best forest horror movies selected by visitors to our site: The Ritual, Sleeping Beauty, Suicide Forest Village, Little Red Riding Hood, Into the Grizzly Maze, Nightlight, Woodshock, Proxy: A Slender Man Story, Harbinger Down, Dead of Summer.

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

The Ritual (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:40

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

Sleeping Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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.

Suicide Forest Village (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, detective
CountryJapan

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.

Little Red Riding Hood (2015)
Markimdb: 1.7
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A Brother Grimm's Horror Version of the Classic Fairytale.

Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.

Nightlight (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.

Woodshock (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

Proxy: A Slender Man Story (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:09

Vince sees things he shouldn't.

Harbinger Down (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly. It seems that the Russians experimented with tardigrades, tiny resilient animals able to withstand the extremes of space radiation. The creatures survived, but not without mutation. Now the crew is exposed to aggressively mutating organisms. And after being locked in ice for 3 decades, the creatures aren't about to give up the warmth of human companionship.

Dead of Summer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:59

Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Clearwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses – and first kills. Clearwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.

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Honeymoon (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds his wife wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.

The Millennium Bug (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA

When the Haskin family seeks refuge from Y2K hysteria in the isolated forests of the Sierra Diablos mountains, madness and terror find them there. Abducted by a vicious hillbilly clan, the Haskins fight for survival, but neither they nor the hillbilly Crawfords can comprehend the monstrous nightmare about to erupt from the bowels of the earth.

Tonight She Comes (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

After a girl goes missing, two of her friends and a mysterious set of strangers find themselves drawn to the cabin in the woods where she disappeared. They will laugh, they will drink, they will kiss, they will make love, and THEY MUST ALL DIE.

The Ranger (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Teen punks, on the run from the cops and hiding out in the woods, come up against the local authority—an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.

He's Out There (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:26

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.

All Light Will End (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

When a capricious young author with a dark secret returns home for her brother's graduation, she finds herself haunted by the past and tormented by night terrors.

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

Animal (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As the body count rises, the group must put their differences aside and fight for survival.

Madison County (2011)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where to be found and the towns people act like they haven't seen him in years. They also say that the killer never existed and the murders never happened. However, when the kids start digging around to get their own answers, they find out that the stories maybe more real than the townspeople are letting on!

Red Riding Hood (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

The Forest (2016)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

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.

The Wicked (2013)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode of the legendary Wicked, perhaps hoping to provoke the malevolent witch, but clearly not prepared for what they've certainly unleashed.

Jug Face (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

The pit has spoken. Dawai, the potter of a backwoods community, has crafted a face on a ceramic jug of the person that the pit wants sacrificed. Ada, pregnant with her brother’s child, has seen her face on the jug and hides it in the woods, determined to save the life of her unborn. If she does not sacrifice herself however, the creature from the pit will kill everyone in the village until she does.

Lycan (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

When six college kids in a sleepy Southern town are assigned a group project to rediscover a moment in history, one of them sets in motion a horrific fate when he proposes they head into the Georgia backwoods to tackle the legend of Emily Burt, the Talbot County werewolf.

Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa

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.

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very soul.

The Device (2014)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the sisters reconnect and try to heal old wounds, something waits in the nearby woods. A strange object, made not by the hands of man, beckons them to it. As they begin to try and unlock its secrets, Abby is plagued by nightmares of an alien presence that seem all too real. Little do the sisters realize that this object is actually a device, one with a purpose too horrible to comprehend. As the events of the past and the present begin to merge, new discoveries will threaten to tear apart their newly reformed family, and the inhuman creators of the device will attempt to finish a terrible experiment begun years before.

Playing with Dolls (2015)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:09

A serial killer is purposely released from an asylum for the criminally insane so that he can continue his rampage.

Girl in Woods (2016)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Big Legend (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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




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