Horror movies about the 19th century

List of the best horror films about the 19th century, selected by visitors to our site: The Others, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dracula, The Lighthouse, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Marrowbone, It, Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces, The Conjuring, mother!.

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

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Dr. Jekyll believes good and evil exist in everyone and creates a potion that allows his evil side, Mr. Hyde, to come to the fore. He faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run amok.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

The legend of vampire Count Dracula begins here with this original 1931 Dracula film from Bela Lugosi.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men - a good and an evil side. He believes that by separating the two, man can become liberated. He succeeds in his experiments with chemicals to accomplish this and transforms into Hyde to commit horrendous crimes. When he discontinues use of the drug, it is already too late.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:11

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: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:22

    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: 7.6
    Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
    CountryUSA, France

    The long-awaited missing pieces from the original version of the film – nearly an hour-and-a-half of deleted/alternate scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – often referred to as the “holy grail” of Twin Peaks fandom.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genrehorror, detective
    CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
    Duration01:52

      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: 6.6
      Genrehorror, thriller, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:23

      A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

      Markimdb: 7.5
      Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:50

      Posing for a portrait, Dorian Gray talks with Lord Henry Wotton, who says that men should pursue their sensual longings, but laments that only the young get to do so. Taken with the idea, Dorian imagines a scenario in which the painting will age as he stays youthful. His wish comes true, and his boyish looks aid him as he indulges his every whim. But when a stunning revelation forces him to see what he's become, Dorian faces some very dangerous questions.

      Markimdb: 7.7
      Genrehorror, thriller, detective
      CountryUSA, Japan
      Duration02:43

      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: 6.2
      Genrehorror, thriller
      CountryUSA, Canada
      Duration01:30

      When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

      Markimdb: 7.2
      Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
      CountryUSA, Canada
      Duration01:43

      Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:30

      When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.

      Markimdb: 6.6
      Genrehorror, fantasy
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:36

      It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with their dreams. Too bad Freddy's decided to herald his return by invading the kids' dreams and scaring them into committing suicide.

      Markimdb: 6.5
      Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy, detective
      CountryUSA, Mexico
      Duration01:44

      When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin spreading from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's ultimately up to the few who are left – an unlikely collection of loners, leaders, nerds and jocks – to save the world from alien domination.

      Markimdb: 7.5
      Genrehorror
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:46

      A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

      Markimdb: 7.1
      Genrehorror, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:24

      Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man. As the visions begin to occur more frequently, Mary finds herself drawn to the deserted carnival on the outskirts of town. The strangely alluring carnival may hold the secret to her tragic past.

      Markimdb: 7.8
      Genrehorror, thriller, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:47

      Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.

      Markimdb: 7.2
      Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA

      Three children become the caretakers of a New England mansion that is home to a bevy of secrets and magic.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:05

      Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
      CountryUSA, Germany, Hungary
      Duration02:02

      In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil.

      Markimdb: 7.9
      Genrehorror, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:04

      A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

      Markimdb: 7.2
      Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:00

      An aging police sheriff who has recently lost his position due to an angry outburst begrudgingly joins an alliance with new sheriff, Evie Barret to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.

      Markimdb: 6.5
      Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
      CountryUSA, Germany
      Duration01:44

        A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

        Markimdb: 5.9
        Genrehorror, action, adventure
        CountryUSA
        Duration02:14

        In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.

        Markimdb: 6.6
        Genrehorror, fantastic, action
        CountryUSA, Germany
        Duration01:40

          When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with leading the mission. But they only have three hours before the pathogen becomes airborne and infects the world.

          Markimdb: 6.8
          Genrehorror, thriller
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:44

          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: 7.9
          Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
          CountryUSA, Italy
          Duration01:36

          A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" horror film, and it greatly influenced the modern pop-culture zombie archetype.

          Markimdb: 5.3
          Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
          CountryUSA, Australia
          Duration01:41

          Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal fame, his fellow vampires want him eternally dead for his betrayal, and the Queen wants him for her King. Who will be the first to reach him? Who shall win?

          Markimdb: 7.4
          Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:38

          Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.

          Markimdb: 7.3
          Genrehorror, drama, crime, biography
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:37

            The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

            Markimdb: 7.1
            Genrehorror, thriller, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:55

            It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the Ring.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genrehorror, thriller
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:50

            Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind the wheel of his exotic beauty. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis reach out to him, only to be met by a Fury like no other.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:24

            The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.

            Markimdb: 6.8
            Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:40

            A girl calls on her brother's imaginary friend to banish a mischievous boogeyman who has framed her for his pranks.

            Markimdb: 7.1
            Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:36

            Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

            Markimdb: 6.2
            Genrehorror
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            Duration01:47

            Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle. Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of his uncle's business empire—and the world. Anyone attempting to unravel the secrets of Damien's sinister past or fiendish future meets with a swift and cruel demise.

            Markimdb: 7.7
            Genrehorror, melodrama, drama, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:59

            Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the townsfolk face a massive avian onslaught, with the feathered fiends inexplicably attacking people all over Bodega Bay.

            Markimdb: 6.6
            Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:21

            Love presents many challenges to couples...but none so daunting as the one Justin faces with his girlfriend April...

            Markimdb: 6.5
            Genrehorror, thriller, crime
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:29

            A married woman and her lover plot to kill her husband to make off with the insurance money. However, their attempt to murder him using poisonous fish toxins backfires when he awakens inside his coffin and returns from the grave, hellbent on revenge.

            Markimdb: 6
            Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
            CountryGermany, USA
            Duration01:37

            David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.

            Markimdb: 6.4
            Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, crime
            CountryUSA, Germany
            Duration01:47

            A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.

            Markimdb: 7.6
            Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Canada
            Duration01:36

            When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrehorror, thriller, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:51

            A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:23

            In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions". One night, during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:46

            When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

            Markimdb: 7.2
            Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:33

            Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority". Even scarier is that he is able to see that some usually normal-looking people are in fact ugly aliens in charge of the massive campaign to keep humans subdued.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genrehorror, fantastic, melodrama, drama
            CountryUSA, Japan, United Kingdom
            Duration02:03

            Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a monster, which Frankenstein has put together with the remains of corpses. It's not long before Frankenstein regrets his actions.




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