10 best movies like Brightburn (2019)

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Movies similar to Brightburn (2019): Phoenix Forgotten, The Magicians, Marvel's Luke Cage, Child 44, Origin, Sputnik, Come Play, Soy Luna, Don't Listen, Spell.

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Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CharactersParents, Friends, Aliens
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery, UFO, Investigation, Missing people, Expeditions, Abduction, Fear, Cars
PlaceForest, USA, Mountains, Deserts, Aircraft
StyleExciting, Light, Tense, Disturbing

    20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

    The Magicians (2015)
    Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
    Genrefantasy, adventure
    CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
    PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
    PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
    StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

      Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

      Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
      Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
      PlotSuperpowers, Death
      StyleNetflix, Spectacular

        Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

        Child 44 (2015)
        Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.5)
        Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia
        CharactersManiacs, Pregnant, Police, Photographers, Serial killers, Military
        PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Power, The escape, Blackmail, Adoption, Political, Justice, Uprising
        PlaceSchool, Forest, Trains, USSR, Russia
        StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense, Creepy

          Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

          Origin (2018)
          Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.1)
          Genrehorror, fantastic
          CountryUnited Kingdom
          PlotSurvival, Survival
          PlaceSpace, Space, Spaceships
          TimeFuture, Future
          StyleDisturbing, Tense, For men

            A group of troubled passengers wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space, each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives – is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

            Sputnik (2020)
            Markimdb: 6.4
            Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
            PlotAlien invasion, Fear
            PlaceSpace, Spaceships
            StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Creepy

              At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

              Come Play (2020)
              CharactersChildrens, Autistic, Family, Parents
              PlotTechnology, Supernatural, Death
              StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Creepy

                A lonely young boy feels different from everyone else. Desperate for a friend, he seeks solace and refuge in his ever-present cell phone and tablet. When a mysterious creature uses the boy’s devices against him to break into our world, his parents must fight to save their son from the monster beyond the screen.

                Soy Luna (2016)
                Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
                Genrecomedy, family, music
                CharactersTeenagers, Parents

                  Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

                  Don't Listen (2020)
                  CharactersWitch, Family, Demons, Writers
                  PlotGhosts, Moving, Supernatural, Investigation, Fear
                  StyleTense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                    After the strange death of his young son at their new home, Daniel hears a ghostly plea for help, spurring him to seek out a renowned paranormal expert.

                    Spell (2020)
                    Markimdb: 5.3
                    CharactersFamily, Witch
                    PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Witchcraft, Pursuit
                    StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Creepy, Smart

                      A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

                      White House Farm (2020)
                      Markimdb: 7.3
                      CharactersDetectives, Friends
                      StyleBased on real events, Fascinating, By books

                        Factual drama based on the notorious White House Farm murders, and the ensuing police investigation and court case.

                        Pet Sematary (2019)
                        Mark7 (imdb: 5.7)
                        Genrehorror, thriller, detective
                        CharactersFamily, Zombie, Cats, Neighbors
                        PlotSupernatural, Death, Life after death
                        StyleCreepy, Atmospheric, Tense, 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.

                          Camp Cold Brook (2018)
                          Markimdb: 4.8
                          PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Fear, Witchcraft, Obsession, Pursuit
                          StyleDepressive, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, For men

                            Strange events plague crew members of a reality TV show when they visit an infamous backwoods camp that was the site of a mass murder 20 years earlier.

                            Listyev. Novyy vzglyad (2020)

                              Investigation of the causes of death of Vladislav Listyev. 25 years passed, but the perpetrators of the highest-profile contract murder in Russia in the 1990s were not found. Or didn’t you want to? Or found, but silent? Rodion decided to conduct his investigation. He wants to know the name of the customer. Six months of work, dozens of interviews with colleagues, friends and relatives of Listyev, investigators who conducted the case. And everyone answers the main question: who killed Vlad Listyev?

                              The Nightshifter (2019)
                              Markimdb: 6.2
                              Genrehorror, thriller
                              PlotDeath, Superpowers, Ghosts
                              StyleDepressive, Tense, Creepy, Disturbing

                                Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.

                                Mara (2018)
                                Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.1)
                                Genrehorror, thriller, crime
                                CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                                CharactersDemons, Psychologists
                                PlotInvestigation, Dreams, Supernatural, Death, Fear
                                StyleCreepy, Tense, Disturbing

                                  Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which kills people in their sleep, she experiences the same petrifying symptoms as all previous victims and spirals through a chilling nightmare to save herself and Sophie before she dares fall asleep again.

                                  Veronica (2017)
                                  Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
                                  CharactersPolice, Family, Demons, Nurses, Mothers, Fathers, Sisters, Nuns
                                  PlotGhosts, Fear, Witchcraft, Supernatural, Death
                                  PlaceSchool, Spain, Party
                                  StyleTense, Disturbing

                                    Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.

                                    The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
                                    Mark5.2 (imdb: 7)
                                    Genrethriller, drama, detective
                                    CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
                                    CharactersDoctors, Family, Dogs, Teachers
                                    PlotBlackmail, Obsession, Supernatural, Motorcycles, Fear, Cars
                                    StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

                                      A teenager's attempts to bring a brilliant surgeon into his dysfunctional family take an unexpected turn.

                                      Tokyo Ghoul (2017)
                                      Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.7)
                                      Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
                                      CharactersMonsters, Students
                                      PlotLove, Revenge, Survival, Fear, Loneliness, Hatred, Rivalry, Investigation, Death, Skirmishes, Superpowers
                                      PlaceJapan, School, College
                                      StyleExciting, Disturbing

                                        Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) is a university student. He becomes injured by Rize, a human eating ghoul. Ken is saved from the ghoul when a steel frame falls on Rize. They are both sent to the hospital. Ken receives an organ transplant from Rize and becomes a half ghoul.

                                        Midnight Special (2016)
                                        Markimdb: 6.6
                                        Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
                                        CountryUSA, Greece
                                        CharactersFathers, Military, Aliens, FBI
                                        PlotAbduction, Religious, Sects, Pursuit, Supernatural, Survival, Superpowers, Chase
                                        StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Tense

                                          A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.