Horror movies about dolls

List of the best horror films about dolls according to visitors: May, Child's Play, Brahms: The Boy II, Annabelle Comes Home, Robert, The Jack in the Box, Jigsaw, Terrifier, The Devil's Carnival, The Culling.

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

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Cannibals, Losers, Blind
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Dolls, Mental disorders, Depression
StyleBlack humor, Gothic, Disturbing

Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Babysitting, Investigators, Revived toys
PlotSupernatural, Dolls, Birthday, Toys, Voodoo
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor, Serious, Disturbing

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, China, Australia
CharactersChildrens, Family
PlotObsession, Supernatural, Dolls
PlaceMansions, Country houses

After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersZombie, Werewolf, Demons, Revived toys, Chickens
PlotSupernatural, Dolls, Ghosts
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target—the Warrens' ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.

Markimdb: 3.2
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersRevived toys
PlotOn real events, Supernatural, Dolls, Pursuit
StyleFascinating, Tense, Depressive

In this chilling story based on real life events a family experience terrifying supernatural occurrences when their son acquires a vintage doll called Robert.

Markimdb: 4.2
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMonsters, Demons, Clowns
PlotFriendship, Death, Supernatural, Dolls, Mystery
StyleHeavy, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

When a vintage Jack-in-the-box is un-earthed and opened, it's new owners soon have reason to believe the creepy clown doll within has a life of it's own.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSnipers, Serial killers, Criminals, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Motorcycles, Survival, Money
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, Serial killers, Killers, Sisters
PlotDeath, Dolls, Fear
StyleHeavy, Tense, Creepy, Disturbing

A maniacal clown named Art terrorizes three young women and everyone else who stands in his way on Halloween night.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, musical
CharactersDemons, Thieves, Clowns
PlotObsession, Supernatural, Dolls, Cheating
StylePsychological problems, Action, Serious

Sinners are invited to a theme park where they endure the repetition of their transgressions. What chances do a conniving kleptomaniac, a gullible teenager, and an obsessed father stand when facing their own moral failings? Lucifer and his colorful cast of singing carnies invite you to grab a ticket to The Devil’s Carnival to find out!

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSurvival, Travel, Magic, Supernatural, Dolls
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Five college pals head out of town for a fun weekend, but plans quickly change after they encounter a strange 7-year old girl at an abandoned roadside cafe and offer to drive her home - and come face to face with evil incarnate.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotOn real events, Supernatural, Dolls, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, Abandoned houses, USA
StyleSerious, Disturbing

In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were commonplace. Once inside, the filmmakers quickly discovered that they were not alone.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, family
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersFriends, Stewardesses
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Dolls, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
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: 3.7
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotDolls, Ghosts, Radio
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Gay, Strong women, Snake, Alcoholics
PlotTravel, Dolls, Religious, Depression, Mystery
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Depressive, Disturbing

A man forced to confront his past when he and his girlfriend end up entangled in a web of lies.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Demons, Family, Students
PlotPuzzles, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural, Dolls
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Creepy

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlotSupernatural, Dolls
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A haunted doll teaches one little girl why children shouldn't play with undead things.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySingapore, USA
CharactersDemons, Insects, Reporters
PlotSurvival, Cars, Investigation, Death, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister's and must join forces with her sister's husband in order to defeat a demonic entity that is using new technology to complete an ancient mission.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France
PlotCars, Fight, Loneliness, Death, Dolls
StyleTense, Creepy, Depressive

California, Mojave Desert, 1998. A strange glow appears in the sky. Sam, a forty-something door-to-door salesman, travels through the few inhabited zones of the Californian desert in search of clients.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
CharactersSerial killers, Twins, Friends, Brothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Mystery, Death, Dolls, Mental disorders
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
PlotObsession, Dolls
StyleFancy, Gloomy, Black humor

Follow a small group of elderly “Peeping Toms” through the shadows and margins of an unfamiliar world. Crudely documented by the participants themselves, we follow the debased and shocking actions of a group of true sociopaths the likes of which have never been seen before. Inhabiting a world of broken dreams and beyond the limits of morality, they crash against a torn and frayed America.

Markimdb: 6
CountrySouth Korea
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Dolls, Curses, Ghosts
PlaceHotels, Abandoned houses
StyleShort Story

Horror webtoon writer Ji-woo arrives at a shabby apartment called Gwanglim Mansion in search of ideas. The middle-aged caretaker with an expressionless facial expression unravels a bundle of strange events that happened in the apartment, and rooms 504, 708... The more Ji-woo hears the story, the more he becomes obsessed with the Ghost Mansion.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Sweden
CharactersTeachers, Demons, Angels, Military
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Dolls, Pursuit, Ghosts
PlaceEngland, Cemetery, Estate
TimeWorld War II, Dark ones
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Gothic

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CharactersZombie, Witch, Monsters, Demons, Old man
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Dolls, Ghosts, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Fancy, Disturbing

A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar, Iran
CharactersGenie, Mothers
PlotWar, Supernatural, Dolls, Pursuit, Evil spirits
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Creepy

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war torn Tehran of the 80s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
CharactersSanta Claus, Housewives
PlotSurvival, Death, Dolls, Seduction
TimeNew Year
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, France
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Writers, Captives, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Dolls, Ghosts, Fear
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange...

Markimdb: 4.8
CountryFrance, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
CharactersPolice, Friends, Parents
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Dolls, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Forest, Ireland
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Niamh is the lone survivor of a bloody massacre after the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house take on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories and the family friends and social worker who take her in try to introduce a new life. But in this psychological thriller, Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersBlonde girls, Students
PlotObsession, Dolls, Mental disorders, Birthday, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict doctor and his wife are killed in a car crash, his son (Leon) transfers his alter-ego into Pin, whom he always believed was alive. He starts using Pin as an excuse to over-protect his sister (Ursula) from admirers and deflect unwanted intrusions, even to the extent of committing murder.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersMonsters, Childrens, Jews
PlotWedding, Water, Dolls, Viruses, Jealousy
StyleExciting, Tense

A re-imagining of the old mystical folklore that follows a woman and a tight-knit Jewish community that is besieged by foreign invaders. She conjures a dangerous creature to protect them but it may be more evil than she ever imagined.