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Suspiria 1977
From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.

List of the best movies like Suspiria (1977): An American Haunting, Suspiria, Dead Night, Don't Look Now, House on Haunted Hill, The Sentinel, The Dead Zone, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Half Light, Haunter.

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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.

Suspiria (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:26

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

Dead Night (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA

A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder. The story of Casey Pollack unfolds from two very different perspectives when one night in the woods culminates in absolute terror.

Don't Look Now (1973)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:50

Laura and John, grieved by a terrible loss, meet in Venice, where John is in charge of the restoration of a church, two mysterious sisters, one of whom gives them a message sent from the afterlife.

House on Haunted Hill (1959)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

Frederick Loren has invited five strangers to a party of a lifetime. He is offering each of them $10,000 if they can stay the night in a house. But the house is no ordinary house. This house has a reputation for murder. Frederick offers them each a gun for protection. They all arrived in a hearse and will either leave in it $10,000 richer or leave in it dead!

The Sentinel (1977)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.

The Dead Zone (1983)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

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.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:11

Francis, a young man, recalls in his memory the horrible experiences he and his fiancée Jane recently went through. Francis and his friend Alan visit The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, an exhibit where the mysterious doctor shows the somnambulist Cesare, and awakens him for some moments from his death-like sleep.

Half Light (2006)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant country house owned by a friend and begins a relationship with charming local Angus. But, just as her life is taking a turn for the better, Rachel realizes she's being romanced by a ghost, leading her to doubt her own sanity.

Haunter (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryCanada, France
Duration01:37

A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.

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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, melodrama
CountryUSA, Italy

Set during the height of Spanish Inquisition. The beautiful and kind-hearted Maria is arrested as a witch when she inadvertently cries out in horror at the public whipping of a child. As Maria’s husband Antonio tries to save her, Torquemada, the Grand Inquisitor, determines to punish Maria with torture for the desire she inflames in him. Loosely based on Edgar Allen Poe's classic short story.

Gothika (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

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.

Oculus (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

The Lords of Salem (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:37

The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.

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.

The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. However, when their dean learns what they've done, he shuts them down. Zoe is killed during an attempt to recreate the experiment, leading Frank to test the process on her. Zoe is revived -- but something evil is within her.

Nightmare Castle (1965)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryItaly

A sadistic count tortures and murders his unfaithful wife and her lover, then removes their hearts from their bodies. Years later, the count remarries and the new wife experiences nightmares and hauntings. The ghosts of the slain return to exact their bloody revenge, until their hearts are destroyed.

Darlin' (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she’s to be rehabilitated into a "good girl" as an example of the miraculous work of the church. But Darlin’ holds a secret darker than the "sins" she is threatened with, and she is not traveling alone. The Woman who raised her, equally fierce and feral, is ever present in the shadows of Darlin’s psyche and is determined to come for her no matter who tries to get in her way.

The Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:35

In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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.

Horns (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00

In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.

The Canal (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:34

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.

Twixt (2011)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her connection to the murder in the town, but is grateful for the story being handed to him. Ultimately he is led to the truth of the story, surprised to find that the ending has more to do with his own life than he could ever have anticipated.

Satanic (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror.

Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft (2013)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Jonah and Ella Mazer are typical teenagers, but strange and frightening things are happening at their new school. They learn that all of their classmates are descendants of witches -- and the two are destined to die.

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Australia, Mexico
Duration01:39

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

Lisa and the Devil (1973)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, detective
CountryItaly, West Germany, Spain

Lisa is a tourist in an ancient city. When she gets lost, she finds an old mansion in which to shelter. Soon she is sucked into a vortex of deception, debauchery and evil presided over by housekeeper Leandre.

Karma (2018)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

When recent college grad Manny has trouble making ends meet, his father-in-law offers him a job evicting delinquent tenants. Manny soon finds himself unleashing a karma demon which stalks him at every turn.

The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, music
CountryUnited Kingdom

The corrupt Lord Ambrose D'Arcy steals the life's work of the poor musical Professor Petry. In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D'Arcy's name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a fire, leaving him severely disfigured. Years later, Petry returns to terrorize a London opera house that is about to perform one of his stolen operas.




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