10 best movies like Fear (1996)

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Fear 1996
A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.

List of the best movies like Fear (1996): The Crush, Z for Zachariah, Slasher, Unlawful Entry, Chemical Hearts, The Half of It, Every Breath You Take, The Craft: Legacy, Bad Turn Worse, Before I Fall.

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The Crush (1993)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.

Z for Zachariah (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryIceland, Luxembourg, USA
Duration02:28

In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly been driven mad by radiation exposure and his desperate search for others. A fragile, imperative strand of trust connects them. But when a stranger enters the valley, their precarious bond begins to unravel.

Slasher (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:30

Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying murders centered around the seven deadly sins.

Unlawful Entry (1992)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:47

After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the couple's problems with the wife. The husband begins wondering if they're getting too much help.

Chemical Hearts (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

When a hopelessly romantic high school senior falls for a mysterious new classmate, it sets them both on an unexpected journey that teaches them about love, loss, and most importantly themselves.

The Half of It (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

Every Breath You Take (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A psychiatrist, whose client commits suicide, finds his family life disrupted after introducing her surviving brother to his wife and daughter.

The Craft: Legacy (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

An eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.

Bad Turn Worse (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Three teenage friends get in way over their head when they cross a down-home crime syndicate. They hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man.

Before I Fall (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

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An Affair (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryNorway

A newly appointed teacher finds herself being followed, and soon discovers that one of her own students is obsessed with her.

Swimfan (2002)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison Bell. Madison, the new girl in town, quickly sets her sights on the impressionable Ben. While their first few meetings are innocent enough, the obsessive and seductive Madison wants more ... much more.

The Perfect Guy (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.

Spontaneous (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally), seniors Mara and Dylan struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last.

Detention (2003)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.

Things Heard & Seen (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA

Catherine Clare reluctantly trades life in 1980 Manhattan for a remote home in the tiny hamlet of Chosen, New York, after her husband George lands a job teaching art history at a small Hudson Valley college. Even as she does her best to transform the old dairy farm into a place where young daughter Franny will be happy, Catherine increasingly finds herself isolated and alone. She soon comes to sense a sinister darkness lurking both in the walls of the ramshackle property—and in her marriage to George.

The Quiet (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

After her widowed father dies, deaf teenager Dot moves in with her godparents, Olivia and Paul Deer. The Deers' daughter, Nina, is openly hostile to Dot, but that does not prevent her from telling her secrets to her silent stepsister, including the fact that she wants to kill her lecherous father.

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Buddy Hutchins (2015)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:08

With his business in shambles, a mounting criminal record, and a cheating wife, today is the day that Buddy Hutchins snaps.

The Roommate (2011)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two become close, but when Sara begins to branch out and make more friends on campus, Rebecca becomes resentful. Alarmed, Sara moves in with her new boyfriend, causing Rebecca's behavior to take a violent turn.

The Wild One (1953)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

The Black Rebels Motorcycle Club ride into the small California town of Wrightsville, eager to raise hell. Brooding gang leader Johnny Strabler takes a liking to Kathie, the daughter of the local lawman, as another club rolls into town.

Cape Fear (1962)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.

An American Haunting (2005)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

The Sisterhood of Night (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.

Wicked Blood (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.

Firstborn (1984)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with it. Until he discovers Sam's illegal activities.

The In Crowd (2000)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.

Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany

Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.

Autumn Blood (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustria, USA
Duration01:40

Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother - who hasn't spoken a word since seeing his father killed by the mayor - strive to live off the land in peace. Their innocence is shattered, however, when a group of hunters led by the mayor's son brutalizes and rapes the free-spirited girl. Later, when a well-meaning social services worker arrives too late to protect the terrorized siblings, the girl and her brother prepare to take a stand against their ruthless attackers.

The Call (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, Jordan is the one called upon to use all of her experience, insights and quick thinking to help Casey escape, and not just to save her, but to make sure the man is brought to justice.




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