Scary horror movies

List of the best horror movies selected by visitors to our site: A Quiet Place, Sinister, Dracula, Insidious, The Evil Dead, Saw II, Carrie, The Babadook, May, The Descent.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersMonsters, Family, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion, Chase, Fear
PlaceForest
TimePost apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Incredible, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersSerial killers, Demons, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Moving, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersVampire, Dracula
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Chase, Hypnosis
PlaceEngland, Castle, London
Time19th century
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleDisturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons, Friends
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Vacation
PlaceForest
StyleBlack humor, For men

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, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Death, Hostage, Fear
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious, For men

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...

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Gothic

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: 6.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryAustralia, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersMonsters, Single mothers
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Depression, Ghosts
PlaceAustralia
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Creepy, Depressive, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
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: 7.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:39
CharactersMutant, Cannibals, Monsters, Girlfriends, Friends
PlotSurvival, Expeditions, Friendship, Death, Vacation
PlaceCaves, Closed Space
TimeDark ones
StyleWomens in main roles, Disturbing

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.

Duration01:40
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Monkeys, Giants, Actors
PlotAdventure, Expeditions
PlaceIslands, New York
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

An adventure film about a film crew in search of a monster on a remote island. The crew finds King Kong and decides to take him back to New York as a money making spectacle. The film is a masterpiece of Stop-Motion in filmmaking history and inspired a line of King Kong films.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily, Psychics, Writers, Clairvoyants
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow, Ghosts
PlaceLabyrinths, Hotels, USA
TimeWinter
StylePsychological problems, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryAustria
Duration01:39
CharactersTwins
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Multi-part
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Doctors, Students, Friends
PlotObsession, Death, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceCollege, Laboratory
StyleHeavy, Black humor, For men

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Numbers in the title, Disturbing

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Teens, Serial killers, Killers
PlotRevenge, Death, Pursuit
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

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.

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: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:15
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Journalists, Reporters
PlotViruses, Fear, Self-sacrifice
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Clairvoyants, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Death, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceAircraft
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Religious, Ghosts
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersDemons, Family, Students, Clairvoyants
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Fear
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration01:49
CharactersZombie, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse
StyleHeavy

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersAliens, Birds
PlotAbduction, Alien invasion, Supernatural
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:43
CharactersDogs, Family, Photographers, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Slavery, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceParty, Estate, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric

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: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersWitch, Pregnant, Actors, Housewives
PlotObsession, Supernatural, Dreams
PlaceParty
StylePsychological problems, Gothic, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:43
CharactersSnipers
PlotSurvival, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:04
CharactersGiants, Clowns, Disabled people
StylePsychological problems, Disturbing

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: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersJournalists
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Curses, Ghosts
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy

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: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:38
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Pianists
PlotInvestigation
TimeNew Year
StyleTwisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.





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