Scary horror movies

List of the best horror movies selected by visitors to our site: Sinister, Insidious, Saw II, The Babadook, The Shining, The Descent, Dracula, Goodnight Mommy, The Blair Witch Project, [REC].

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

Sinister (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45

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.

Insidious (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43

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.

Saw II (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight more of his victims are already fighting for their lives and now it's time for Matthews to join the game...

The Babadook (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryAustralia, Canada
Duration01:33

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

The Shining (1980)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

The Descent (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:39

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

Dracula (1931)
Markimdb: 7.5
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.

Goodnight Mommy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryAustria
Duration01:39

In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether this woman is actually who she says she is.

The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

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.

[REC] (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountrySpain
Duration01:15

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

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Final Destination (2000)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Paranormal Activity (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

Get Out (2017)
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.

Annabelle (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now... Annabelle.

Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration01:49

A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.

Dark Skies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family.

The Evil Dead (1981)
Markimdb: 7.5
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.

Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:43

Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

Alien (1979)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

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.

Carrie (1976)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
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.

Piranha 3D (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:25

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.

Audition (1999)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:53

Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with their errant father, Captain Spaulding, killing whoever happens to stand in their way.

Halloween (1978)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

Midsommar (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:28

A group of friends travels to Sweden to visit the rural hometown of one of them and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration01:25

Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

You're Next (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:34

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Jaws (1975)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.




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