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List of the best movies like I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016): Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Leatherface, Poltergeist, Dark Signal, The Lodge, The Dead Zone, The Bye Bye Man, The Believers, Truth or Dare, An American Haunting.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Teens, Monsters, Spiders
PlotPrison Break, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StyleBy books, Tense, Depressive, For a group of friends, Disturbing

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Monsters, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, The escape, Death
PlaceForest, Psychiatric hospitals, Texas, USA
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive

A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, moulding him into a monster named Leatherface.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Clowns, Pupils, Fathers
PlotAbduction, Mystery, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Creepy, Serious

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Blonde girls, Disabled people
PlotMotorcycles, Mystery, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceEngland, Country houses, Small cities
TimeNight
StyleTense, Creepy, Depressive

The spirit of a murdered girl returns with a message. Now a stranded woman must team up with the staff of a local station to solve the mystery of her death.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Childrens, Family, Journalists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow
PlaceCountry houses
TimeNew Year, Dark ones, Winter
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Gloomy

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Psychics, Losers, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Superpowers, Investigation, Supernatural
PlaceIslands, Ships, Antarctica, USA, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:22
CharactersMonsters, Demons, Killers, Students
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceParty, USA
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Weapon, Voodoo
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Creepy

Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two youths.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mystery, Curses
PlaceUSA
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Eight college friends head to a "Haunted Rental" in a remote town for Halloween weekend. There, they play the game rumored to have caused the deaths of seven teenagers decades earlier, Truth or Dare. What starts out as vodka induced fun, quickly turns serious when the dares become sickeningly dangerous and the truths threaten to tear the group apart. When players attempt to refuse the increasingly challenging tasks, they're met with deadly consequences, quickly discovering: you must do the dare, or the dare does you. As the death toll mounts, the remaining players must race against the clock to outrun, outsmart and outlast the simple game of Truth or Dare.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23
CharactersWitch, Teens, Family
PlotOn real events, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceSchool
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Tense

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

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersStudents
PlotSurvival, Travel, Death, Supernatural, Snow
PlaceCollege
TimeNew Year, Winter
StylePsychological problems, Serious, Disturbing

Two college students share a ride home for the holidays. When they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they're preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersHackers, Special Forces, Scientists, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Family, Artists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Village, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
PlotSupernatural, Curses, Missing people, Fear, Evil spirits
PlaceCourt, Caves, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

When children start disappearing, a rebellious teen under house arrest starts to suspect that a legendary evil, a boogeyman known as the Cucuy, might be responsible.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters
PlotDeath, Experiments, Art
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Creepy, Serious

A field surgeon suffering from PTSD after combat in the Middle East creates a living human out of body parts in his Brooklyn lab.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Serial killers
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Chase, Fear
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
PlotObsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Fear
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

Once a known counterculture figure, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary '77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June's weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersVampire, Losers
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Tense, Fancy, Gloomy

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersFamily
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Supernatural, Depression, Mystery
PlaceIreland
TimeNew Year, Dark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, David begins to unravel, and the house’s eerie history threatens to repeat itself. Dripping with tension and chilling to the core, this visceral Irish ghost story is a visually arresting and genuinely shocking journey into the darkness within.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Teens, Serial killers, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Fight, Money, Death
PlacePrison, School, Psychiatric hospitals, Party
TimeHalloween
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Heavy, Creepy, Disturbing

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Strong women, Killers, Blonde girls
PlotMotorcycles, Investigation, Death, Weapon, Internet
PlaceSchool, Trains, Cemetery, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersDemons
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Pursuit, Fear
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious

A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hippies, Friends, Guests
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Pursuit, Birthday, Sects
PlaceParty, USA, California, Los Angeles
TimeNight
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969. Unbeknownst to them, deadly visitors are waiting outside. What begins as a simple farewell party turns to a night of primal terror as the intruders stalk and torment the four, who struggle for their lives against what appears to be a senseless attack.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Difficult teens, Mothers
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small cities
TimeGraduation
StyleBy books, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Sects
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A young journalist goes deep undercover within a mountain commune and becomes manipulated by a duplicitous cult leader.

Markimdb: 2.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersScientists, Veterans
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceCemetery, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A pharmaceutical company recruits a well-known scientist to help develop a vaccine against a deadly virus.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Killers
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Fear
PlaceAircraft, Forest, USA, Office
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Ten years after the events of the original movie, Victor Crowley is mistakenly resurrected and proceeds to kill once more.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Mystery
PlaceMansions, Small cities
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions". One night, during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSerial killers
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse, Winter
StyleTense, Creepy

A spellbinding and romantic supernatural thriller. Ten years after an apocalyptic event left the world haunted by ghosts, Roni receives a threatening message from beyond the grave. Joining forces with a mysterious classmate, Kirk, Roni descends into a shadow world that blurs the bounds of the living and the dead-and begins a desperate race against time to stop a cunning killer.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersMonsters, Demons, Family, Santa Claus
PlotSupernatural, Pursuit, Mythology, Fear
TimeNew Year, Dark ones, Winter
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Black humor, Creepy, Disturbing

A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.





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