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List of the best movies like The Bye Bye Man (2017): The Offering, The Haunting of Whaley House, Don't Knock Twice, Dead of Summer, Ouija: Origin of Evil, Suspiria, Personal Shopper, Truth or Dare, Stephen King's It, Dragonfly.

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Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySingapore, USA
Duration01:48
CharactersDemons, Insects, Reporters
PlotSurvival, Cars, Investigation, Death, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister's and must join forces with her sister's husband in order to defeat a demonic entity that is using new technology to complete an ancient mission.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTourists
PlotSurvival, Travel, Supernatural, Pursuit, Ghosts
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersWitch, Mothers, Artists
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Curses, Ghosts, Cheating
PlaceEngland, London, Mansions
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersDemons
PlotInvestigation, Ghosts, Self-sacrifice
PlaceNature, Forest, Party, Summer camp, Lake
TimeSummer
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive

Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Clearwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses – and first kills. Clearwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Demons, Family
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Witchcraft
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Creepy

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersWitch, Demons, Psychotherapists
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Supernatural, Ballet, Witchcraft
PlaceCollege, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Friends, Brothers
PlotTravel, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceTrains, Paris, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

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: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration03:12
CharactersMonsters, Killers, Clowns, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Revenge, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTense, Disturbing

In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:44
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceJungle, Hospitals, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Twisted plot

A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersDemons, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Survival, UFO, Experiments, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, Mexico
Duration01:45
CharactersPsychologists, Orphans, Clairvoyants
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts, Fear
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Serious

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Demons, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts, Missing people
PlaceParty, Abandoned houses, USA
StyleHeavy, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryCanada, France
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Family
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Recurring day, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersPregnant
PlotRevenge, Relationship, Obsession, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceParallel worlds, Hospitals
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

After moving to a vineyard with her family, a pregnant woman experiences horrifying visions.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Demons, Family, Students
PlotPuzzles, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural, Dolls
PlaceParty
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Creepy

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

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: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Serial killers, Pupils, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Winter
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Makes me think

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration02:04
CharactersJournalists, Hippies
PlotAbduction, Death, Ghosts, Dreams
PlaceTrains, England, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Touching, Depressive, Disturbing

Troubled psychotherapist Peter Bowers is suffering from nightmares and eerie visions. When he uncovers a horrifying secret that all of his patients share, he is put on a course that takes him back to the small hometown he fled years ago. There he confronts his demons and unravels a mystery 20 years in the making.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersChildrens, Demons, Doctors, Family, Nuns
PlotLoneliness, Telekinesis, Mystery, Ghosts, Cheating
StyleHeavy, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

A boy named Eli with a rare autoimmune disorder is confined to a special experimental clinic for his treatment. He soon begins experiencing supernatural forces, turning the supposedly safe facility into a haunted prison for him and his fellow patients.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotFriendship, Mystery, Death, Supernatural, Curses
PlaceMansions, Small cities
StyleTense, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDemons, Students
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Inheritance, Ghosts
PlaceParty, Mansions, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A group of young men dare a classmate to reach the porch of a legendary old house, said to be haunted by the thirteen victims of a family massacre. In hopes of making a viral video they arm him with a video camera to prove he was there or to capture him fleeing in terror before even reaching the house, as others have. When he doesn't return, the guys must go in to get him. Inside they discover the truth about the house, the fate of their friend and their own fate as well.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersFathers, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Death, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.

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: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:31
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts, Cheating
PlaceEngland, Estate
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Creepy, Gothic

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:34
CharactersDemons
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive

A writer who studies the paranormal believes that low frequency tactile sound is the cause for reported ghost sightings in an abandoned subway station. In an attempt to debunk the sightings, she breaks into the station to record evidence.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersMonsters
PlotSupernatural, Art
PlaceForest, USA
StyleDepressive, Serious, Disturbing

A documentary filmmaker turns his lens on an enigmatic conspiracy theorist who claims he's found the entrance to a vast underground city populated entirely by monsters.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, France
Duration01:23
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Writers, Captives, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Dolls, Ghosts, Fear
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange...

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
Duration02:02
CharactersDemons, Police, Family, Nuns, Fathers
PlotFriendship, Death, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Party, Spain
StyleTense, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersWerewolf, Monsters, Strong women, Fathers, Hermits
PlotLove, Survival, Death, Snow, Mystery
PlaceForest, Party, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.





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