Stressful movies

List of the most intense movies selected by visitors to our site: Body Cam, Girl in the Basement, Panama, Runner Runner, Earthquake Bird, Paranoia, Shugaley, Desert Dancer, The Debt, The Kettering Incident.

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

Body Cam (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.

Girl in the Basement (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Captives, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Gloomy, Fascinating, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.

Panama (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountrySerbia
CharactersStudents
PlotPassion, Jealousy, Mystery
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A thriller that depicts how digital communication, pornography and vanity obstruct true emotions and love.

Runner Runner (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersStudents, FBI
PlotGambling, Money, Chase, Bets
PlaceCasino
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

Earthquake Bird (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
CharactersPhotographers, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Moving
PlaceJapan
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive

Tokyo, Japan, 1989. Lucy Fly, a foreigner who works as a translator, begins a passionate relationship with Teiji, a mysterious man obsessed with photography.

Paranoia (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, India, France
Duration01:46
CharactersZombie, Spy, Bodyguards, Presidential
PlotSurvival, Passion, Friendship, Viruses, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Tense, Serious

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

Shugaley (2020)
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Genreaction, adventure
CountryRussia
PlotOn real events, Survival
StyleAtmospheric, Tense

This story is not a figment of the scriptwriters’ imagination; these are real living facts. New Russian action movie Shugaley is a story about the war that is going on today. The film is based on real events taking place in Libya today. Two Russian social scientists, Maxim Shugaley and Samir Seifan, are invited to the conflict-torn country to carry out a public opinion research. In the course of their work, they come over the information, that would be damaging to the puppet government if made public. Russians are kidnapped and tortured in a private prison for more than a year. The situation cannot be resolved peacefully, so the Russian side is preparing a rescue operation. Premiere date - end of april 2020

Desert Dancer (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Drug addict, Friendship, Ballet
PlaceCollege, Deserts
StyleFascinating, Tense, Serious, Sad ones

Inspirational true story of Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.

The Debt (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary, Israel
Duration01:53
CharactersSpy
PlotWar, Revenge, Undercover
PlaceBeach, Israel
TimeCold War
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has surfaced, and Rachel must return to Eastern Europe to uncover the truth. Overwhelmed by haunting memories of her younger self and her two fellow agents, the still-celebrated heroine must relive the trauma of those events and confront the debt she has incurred.

The Kettering Incident (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:30
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery, Missing people, Lost memory
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, London, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Anna Macy left Kettering when she was just 14, shortly after her best friend, Gillian Baxter mysteriously disappeared. The two girls had been playing in the forbidden forests outside Kettering when they saw strange lights in the sky. Eight hours later, Anna was found alone, terrified and covered in blood. 15 years on, Anna returns to find the town struggling to survive. The forests have been marked for logging and the community is being torn apart by passionate but violent clashes between environmentalists and the local loggers.

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, CIA, Spy, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Passion, Fight, Seduction, Undercover
PlaceGermany, Berlin
TimeCold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Good music

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Pod (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs
PlotTravel, Snow
PlaceLake
TimeWinter
StyleTense, Disturbing

A family intervention goes horrifically awry within the snowy confines of an isolated lake house.

Djinn (2013)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
PlotDeath
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Desperate to put the traumatic loss of their infant child behind them, newlywed couple Khalid and Salama return to their home in the United Arab Emirates. Unknown to the couple, their new luxury apartment block, Al Hamra, was built on the site of an old abandoned fishing village of the same name. Legend has it the village was abandoned after manevolant beings haunted its inhabitants. Unsettled by her new surroundings and the eerie hallways of Al Hamra, Khalid worries his wife is failing to battle her personal demons – but could it be something far more sinister?

The Mortuary Collection (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersDemons, Blonde girls, Thieves, Cannibals
PlotSupernatural
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Black humor, Creepy, Depressive

In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

Pet Sematary (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersZombie, Family, Neighbors, Cats
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Birthday
PlaceCemetery
TimeHalloween
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Creepy, Disturbing

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

The Goya Murders (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Belgium
CharactersSerial killers
PlaceLaboratory
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Madrid, Spain. A mysterious serial killer murders art collectors and uses their bodies to reproduce scenes from “Los caprichos,” a famous series of drawings by Spanish painter Francisco de Goya…

Winds of Havana (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, Cuba
PlaceSchool
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The killing of a fiery young teacher sets Detective Mario Conde on the trail of a drug kingpin with ties to the high school he once attended.

Intuition (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountryArgentina
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleNetflix, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Police officer Pipa works on her first big case while simultaneously investigating her boss, who is suspected of murder. The prequel to "Perdida".

Feral (2018)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Lesbians, Friends
PlotSurvival, Travel, Viruses, Fear
PlaceForest
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Disturbing

A wild animal attacks six medical students on a weekend hike in the woods. One by one, they become infected with a “feral disease,” turning them into rabid, bloodthirsty creatures, and the vacation becomes a nightmare as they fight to survive each other.

Land and Shade (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryColombia, France, Netherlands, Chile, Brazil
CharactersFamily, Terminally ill, Poor
PlotDeath
PlaceNature
StyleTense, Makes me think, Depressive

Alfonso is an old farmer who has returned home to tend to his son, who is gravely ill. He rediscovers his old house, where the woman who was once his wife still lives, with his daughter-in-law and grandson. The landscape that awaits him resembles a wasteland. Vast sugar cane plantations surround the house, producing perpetual clouds of ash. 17 years after abandoning them, Alfonso tries to fit back in and save his family.




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