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Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:30
CharactersStrong women, Family, Brides, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Survival, Pursuit, The escape, Wedding
PlaceCastle, Estate, Mansions
TimeDark ones
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Vivid

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

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.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Friends
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

A group of four amateur adventurers who specialize in exploring remote and forsaken places pay a visit to Shookum Hills, a town in the remote Appalachian Mountains which was abandoned decades ago due to a mysterious coal mine fire.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, India, Canada
CharactersBabysitting, Orphans, Nephews
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Labyrinths
StyleBy books, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles, Gothic

A young woman quits her teaching job to be a private tutor (governess) for a wealthy young heiress who witnessed her parent's tragic death. Shortly after arriving, the girl's degenerate brother is sent home from his boarding school. The tutor has some strange, unexplainable experiences in the house and begins to suspect there is more to their story.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Single mothers
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Anger
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Serious

A divorced mother honks impatiently at a deranged middle-aged stranger at a red light while running late on her way to work. His road rage escalates to horrifyingly psychotic proportions as he becomes single-mindedly determined to teach her a deadly lesson for provoking him.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Earthquake
PlaceOcean, Underwater world, Depth
StyleAction, Tense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration01:33
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to protect herself and her family from harm.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa
CharactersWitch, Brother and sister, Wizards, Old man
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Fairy tales, Disturbing

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, Death, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersJournalists, Housewives
PlotAbduction, Missing people, Mystery, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Womens in main roles

An overlooked pencil-pusher catches her husband in bed with another woman, the shock of which causes him to die of a heart attack. So she buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. But she quickly finds herself in over her head, dodging cops and criminals, all while trying to keep the truth from her sister, a local news anchor who’s desperate for a story.

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.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses, Lovers
PlotMoney, Inheritance, Intrigue, Cheating
PlaceEstate
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Womens in main roles

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, First love
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
TimeGraduation
StyleWomens in main roles

Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, USA, China
CharactersMom and daughter
PlotSupernatural, Missing people
PlaceLabyrinths
StyleWomens in main roles

When Edna—the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family—goes missing, her daughter and granddaughter travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Multi-part
PlaceSummer camp, Small cities
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters
PlotTravel, Road adventures, Cancer, Seduction
PlaceUSA
StyleWomens in main roles

Bailey and Darla embark upon a misguided and mutually deceitful form of therapy, one in which they must drive across the country re-enacting Darla's colorful history as a sex addict. As their true motivations for the road trip come to light, the unlikely pair force one another to confront their issues, discovering that there might actually be more to love than just sex.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersZombie, Teachers, Cannibals, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses, Experiments, Fear
PlaceLaboratory
TimePost apocalypse, Future, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Tense, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Mexico
CharactersGirlfriends, Friends
PlotAdventure, Rest, Obsession, Friendship, Vacation
PlaceSubmarines, USA
TimeHoneymoon
StyleLight, Womens in main roles, For relax

The story of best friends Barb and Star, who leave their small midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista Del Mar, Florida, where they soon find themselves tangled up in adventure, love, and a villain’s evil plot to kill everyone in town.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersVampire, Terrorists, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotSupernatural, Viruses, Power, Anger
PlaceAircraft
TimeNight
StyleCreepy

A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to hide.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersStrong women, Serial killers
PlotSurvival
PlaceCountry houses
StyleWomens in main roles

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeens, Waiters
PlotLove, Relationship, Life, Multi-part, Growing up
PlaceCollege
TimeSummer
StyleWomens in main roles, Vivid

It’s the summer before Elle heads to college, and she has a secret decision to make. Elle has been accepted into Harvard, where boyfriend Noah is matriculating, and also Berkeley, where her BFF Lee is headed and has to decide if she should stay or not.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotLove, Travel, Friendship
PlaceMexico
StyleRomantic, Light, Black humor, Womens in main roles

A panicked young woman and her two best friends fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau, who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersGirlfriends, Rich, Friends
PlotMoney, Luck
StyleWomens in main roles

Two female friends with very different ideals decide to start a beauty company together. One is more practical, while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Superhero, Friends, Squirrel
PlotAdventure, Friendship
StyleFor children, By books, Womens in main roles

When Flora rescues a squirrel she names Ulysses, she is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers, which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora's life--and her outlook--forever.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Blonde girls, Criminals
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles

After her breakup with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins forces with singer Black Canary, assassin Huntress, and police detective Renee Montoya to help a young girl named Cassandra, who had a hit placed on her after she stole a rare diamond from crime lord Roman Sionis.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Family, Trainers
PlotDancing, Contests, Training
PlaceTrains
StyleWomens in main roles

After failing to make it on Broadway, April returns to her hometown and reluctantly begins training a misfit group of young dancers for a competition.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySweden, Norway, Belgium
CharactersLifeguards
PlotSurvival, Diving, Cold, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ocean
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Two Swedish/Norwegian half sisters go on a winter diving trip in Northern Norway, when they get trapped after a rockslide.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women, Trainers
PlotSports, Swimming, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceRussia, Depth
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Following her divorce, Marina thinks that she’ll never meet love again. Little does she know that one day, she’ll find the love of her life in freediving, one of the most extreme sports in existence, built on diving as deep as possible on a single breath. In the vast, mysterious realm of the sea, Marina not only regains her sense of peace and well being, but also redefines her existence.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Criminals
PlotRivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Survival, Relationship, Life, Meaning of life
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StylePhilosophical, Heavy, Fancy, Makes me think, Womens in main roles

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.





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